Tom Waes Biography

Tom Waes is a talented and famous Belgian actor, director, television presenter. His work is recognized by his audience and they love to watch him on screen. He is famous for his programs like Het Sex De Pauw, Tomtesterom, Wauters vs Waes and Tragger Hippy. He is also the ambassador of the non-profit organization Sea Shepherd whose mission is to protect marine life worldwide. Tom was born on 7th November, 1968 in Merksem, Belgium.

His original name is Tom Yvo Adrien Waes and likes to keep his personal life private and does not like sharing it on social media. Tom studied at a local high school and later went on to study Germanic philology for a year. He pursued a driving course in Scotland and then worked as a deep sea driver on oil rigs for seven years.

Tom Waes Career

Tom started his career by making films for De Quizmaster and The Last Show. He rose to fame because of his role as the brother of Bart De Pauw in Het Gender De Pauw in the year 2005. In partnership with Koen Van Impe and Jan Van Looveren he made the comedy TV program Tragger Hippy which was a super hit. Later in 2007 he was selected to be on the jury for the first series of the comedy Casino Cup.

The year 2009 was a great success for Tom where together with Sofie Van Moll, presenter of the One television program Hartelijke greetings aan everyone. He also hosted The One Man Show which was a late night quiz show on One. Tom also co-starred in the movie SM Judge. De Scammers on VT4 was his new program in the year 2010. As a director he was associated with movies like The Sex De Pauw, De Planckaerts, Zonnekinderen, De Quizmaster, Via Vanoudenhoven and Everything Comes Back.

Tom got his own TV show Tomtesterom in the year 2008. After the completion of the three seasons of Tomtesterom in the year 2012 he started a travel program Reizen. This was all about visiting dangerous and remarkable places. It is in its fourth season at present. He was part of many other programs during his entire career like Beste Friends, Nieuw Texaes, Echt niet OK and many other remarkable ones. In the year 2018 he made a parody of his schlager song Dos cervezas and called it Dva Vodka for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. In the fiction series Undercover he played the lead male role.

Tom Waes Biography

Real Name Tom Yvo Adrien Waes
Birth Date 7 november 1968
Age 52 Years
Birth Place Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium
Nationality Belgian
Profession Actor, Director
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Scorpio

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimetres – 177.5 cm  Approx
Weight in Kilograms – 83 kg  –  in Pounds –  182 lbs Approx
Chest Size 40 inches
Waist Size 34 inches
Biceps Size 14 inches
Shoe Size 11 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known


School Not Known
College Not Known

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Wife Mieke Waes
Is he a Gay? No
Children Two (Isah, Milo)

Favourite Things

Hobbies Not Known
Favourite Food Not Known
Favourite Destination Not Known
Favourite Color Not Known

Tom Waes Net Worth

Tom has been one of the best actors and directors of the entertainment industry. He has performed a lot of wonderful work and his determination to work has always helped him to reach great heights. His main source of income is from the work he has directed and his acting career. As on date she is having a net worth of over $13 million.


  1. Tom is a famous actor, director, television presenter and a singer at times.
  2. Tom worked for seven years on oil rigs as a deep sea driver.
  3. He is the ambassador of a non-profit organization Sea Shepherd.
  4. Tom is the father of three children and lives in Schoten.
  5. Waes got his very first own TV show in the year 2008 which was called Tomtesterom.
  6. He was the winner of three awards at the World Media Festival in the year 2015.

3 thoughts on “Tom Waes Biography”

  1. tom and his brother sams parents peggy and wim waes were house friends of my parents . as a child I grew up spending every christmas in their company ….

  2. The Netflicks series Undercover is the first time I have ever seen Tom Waes act. He has kinda of Robert Deniro look.
    Tom is a great actor . I see his religion is Christian, that’s good to know that he recognizes Christianity. I pray he knows Jesus as his Savior . It does not matter what denomination, we all serve the same Jesus Christ. God bless


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