About Tommy Riles

Tom Riles is a husband, father, and original founder of Life of Dad, the largest community of dads in the world. Riles is also the long-time audience warm-up comedian for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in addition to hundreds of other TV shows in Los Angeles. Riles started the Life of Dad community from a hospital room as his daughter was awaiting open-heart surgery at only three days old. His daughter is now a healthy nine-year old, while Riles and his wife, Lucy (who also started Life of Mom), have helped to raise over $1 Million for congenital heart defect awareness and research.