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Thomas Mikal Ford

Thomas Mikal Ford

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Full Name: Thomas Mikal Ford
Birth Date: September 5, 1964
Age: 55 years
Death Date: October 12, 2016
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor, Writer, Director
Country: United States
Horoscope: Virgo
Height: 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)
DivorceGina Sasso (1997-2014)
Net Worth$2 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California
EducationLong Beach City College, University of Southern California
KidsThomas Ford, Madison Ford
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Thomas Mikal Ford was a successful American actor, writer, as well as comedian who is widely famous for his appearance on the Fox sitcom Martin, UPN’s The Parkers, the Fox series New York Undercover.

When did Thomas Mikal Ford Die?

Thomas Mikal Ford died on 12th October 2016 at the age of 52 years old from a ruptured aneurysm in his abdomen. Thomas spent his last days at Metro hospital in Atlanta surrounded by his close family and friends.

What was Thomas Mikal Ford Net Worth and Salary?

Thomas Mikal Ford had an estimated net worth of around $2 million at the time of his death in the year 2016. The main source of his income was his career as an actor, writer, and director.

He overall had appeared in more than 80 television shows and movies combined from which he had received an impressive amount of salary but the actual amount of his salary is still missing from the media.

Being a successful actor, Thomas had earned a decent amount of money through some deals, advertisements, and endorsements. Further, he has also written several inspirational books which were sold for around $25 each.

Before his death, he was living a lavish and luxurious lifestyle with his family members. However, he never disclosed the other information regarding his houses, car collection, etc.

Was Thomas Mikal Ford Married? About his Wife

Yes, Thomas Mikal Ford was a married man. He was married to his wife, Gina Sasso in Las Vegas in April 1997 at the Rio Hotel and Resort. His ex-wife, Sasso is from Kingston, Jamaica who runs her own sales and marketing firm.

According to some online sources, they met for the first time while Gina was on a business trip to Los Angeles. They shared two children Thomas Ford and Madison Ford from their relationship.

Thomas Mikal Ford with his ex-wife, Gina Sasso
Caption: Thomas Mikal Ford with his ex-wife, Gina Sasso
Photo: Gvbllc

Later, they separated their ways after 17 years of togetherness in September 2014. However, the reason behind their separation is yet to disclose to the media. After breaking up with Gina, he started dating his girlfriend Viviane De Sosa Beattie.

Later, due to some unknown reason, they separated their ways. At the time of his death, Thomas was enjoying his singlehood without involving in any kind of relationship or love affairs. Although he was single, his ex-wife Gina was with him at the time of his illness and death.

Early Life

Thomas Mikal Ford opened his eyes on 5th September 1964, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America under the birth sign is Virgo. His mother used to work as a school secretary while his father was a plumber.

Thomas held American nationality while he belonged to the Afro-American ethnical background. When he was a child, he was interested in being a Preacher then he participates in drama lessons and begins acting from high school.

Thomas received an Associate Of Arts degree from Long Beach City College in the year 1985. After that, he joined the University of Southern California and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from there.


Thomas Mikal Ford made his first acting debut in the 1985 horror short, Deathly Realities. After that, he was cast in the movie Harlem Nights (1989) with Eddie Murphy and Richard Taylor.

Movies & TV series

Thomas had appeared in various movies such as Across the Track (1991), The Ballerina, Switching Lanes, First Impression, Against the Law, Blues for Life, Could This Be Love, Brains Donors, Nasty Boys, City Teacher, He Watches Over Me, Conflict of Interest, and so on.

Thomas Mikal Ford, American actor
Caption: Thomas Mikal Ford, American actor
Photo: People

Further, he had also worked on a couple of famous television series including A Different World, Martin, New York Undercover, The Jamie Foxx Show, The Parkers, Who’s Got Jokes?, Let’s Stay Together, and other many more. Out of all the series, he was more recognized for his roles in Martin and The Parkers.

In June 2016, Thomas guided a documentary on bullying which tile was Through My Lens Atl which was displayed through on Aspire TV on Oct 2016.


Besides his acting career, Thomas had also written some books which are targeted for youth and children so that they would follow the right path. Some of his books are I Am Responsible For Me!, Stop The Violence!, Be Still and Know Me, and so on.