Tommy Lister Jr. Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Tommy Lister Jr. Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography
Tommy Lister Jr. Quick Info
Height 6 ft 5 in
Weight 136 kg
Date of Birth June 24, 1958
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Eye Color Green

Tommy Lister Jr. was an American actor and professional wrestler who was best known for playing several well-loved roles as a character actor in more than 150 movies and TV series in an acting career that had lasted 4 decades. He had also had short professional wrestling stints with promotions such as World Wrestling Federation (1989–1990), World Wrestling Council (1990), and World Championship Wrestling (1996).

Born Name

Thomas Duane Lister Jr.

Nick Name

Tommy, Tiny, Deebo, Zeus, Z-Gangsta, The Human Wrecking Machine

Tommy Lister Jr. as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2020
Tommy Lister Jr. as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2020 (Tommy Lister Jr. / Instagram)

Age

Tommy was born on June 24, 1958.

Died

He died on December 10, 2020, due to hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, in Marina del Rey, California, United States. He was 62 years old at the time of his death.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Compton, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Tommy had attended Palomar College, a public community college in San Diego County. For his sophomore year, he had taken a transfer to Long Beach City College, a public community college in Long Beach, California.

Occupation

Actor, Professional Wrestler

Tommy Lister Jr. as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020
Tommy Lister Jr. as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020 (Tommy Lister Jr. / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Tommy Lister
  • Mother – Mildred Faye Lister
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Net Worth

Tommy Lister Jr.’s net worth had been $100 thousand according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm

Weight

136 kg or 300 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tommy had dated –

  1. Felicia Forbes (2003–2020) – Michael had married Felicia Forbes on January 26, 2003, and they had a son together named Thomas Duane Lister III. They were together until Tommy’s death on December 10, 2020.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He was of African-American descent.

Tommy Lister Jr. as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020
Tommy Lister Jr. as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020 (Tommy Lister Jr. / Instagram)

Hair Color

Bald

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Towering frame
  • Affable smile
  • Deep voice
  • Clean-shaven look

Religion

Christianity

Brand Endorsements

Tommy had been featured in the TV commercials for –

  • Kodak Kodacolor VR Film (1984)
  • A.1. Streak sauce (2006)
  • Coors Light Silver Bullet beer (2012)
  • Ball Park Franks’ flame-grilled beef jerky (2015)

He had also served as the spokesperson for the beverage brand Monster Energy.

Tommy Lister Jr. as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Tommy Lister Jr. as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Tommy Lister Jr. / Instagram)

Tommy Lister Jr. Facts

  1. Tommy was born with a deformed and detached retina in his right eye, resulting in permanent blindness in that eye.
  2. During his time at the Long Beach City College, he had recorded a 52 ft (16 m) shot put throw which had helped him earn him a scholarship to the California State University at Los Angeles. In his senior year, he had won the national shot put title by recording an even better throw of 61 ft 8 in (18.8 m). In 1982, he had won the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division II National Shot Put Championship.
  3. After college, he had joined the Converse Track Club where he had improved his shot put record to 64 ft 3 in (19.58 m). He had later tried out with the New Orleans Breakers of the United States Football League, an American football league that was played for 3 seasons, 1983 through 1985. He was cut from the team after featuring in a couple of exhibition games. The drop had forced him to pursue another career and he had chosen to become an actor.
  4. He had been featured in the 1989 wrestling movie titled No Holds Barred which was financed by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
  5. In August 2012, he had pled guilty to conspiring to commit mortgage fraud in a scheme that had caused the victims USD 3.8 million in losses.
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Featured Image by Tommy Lister Jr. / Instagram

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