Popular British comedian and former chairman of Rochdale Football club Tommy Cannon is best known as a member of Cannon and Ball comedy double act and for their show titled The Cannon and Ball Show. As of 2021, Cannons’s estimated net worth is approximately $1.2 million.
How Did Tommy Cannon Get So Rich?
Tommy was born on June 27th, 1938, in Oldham, Lancashire as Thomas Derbyshire. Cannon met Bobby Ball in the 1960s. Ball’s real name is Robert Harper. They started working together as a duo in the clubs and pubs as singers before they dedicated themselves to comedy.
Their TV series The Cannon and Ball Show became very successful on London Weekend Television. The show premiered in July 1979 and ended in October 1988. In 2005, the duo appeared on I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! reality show. Three years alter, you could see them a celebrity edition of Coach Trip. Another income was from a TV advertisements for the Safestyle UK.
Cannon was married to Margaret, who gave birth to their two daughters. Currently, he is married to Hazel. The couple has two daughters and one son together, and lives near York. Cannon is devoted Christian as well as his colleague Ball. Together, they published a spiritual book titled Christianity for Beginners.