From entertaining at corporate events to hosting awards shows or his work as a health and fitness speaker, Tim Wilkins has a serious passion for making people laugh.
As a 20-year veteran stand-up comedian Tim has entertained millions in legendary venues ranging from Radio City Music Hall to chow halls in Afghanistan. Since his first time opening for the legendary Earth, Wind, and Fire in 1998, to his 6 year run with international superstar Julio Iglesias, and a live stage interview with the cast of Modern Family, Tim has worked with some of the biggest names in music and entertainment. This chow halls reference includes tours in 2005/6 where he was given the opportunity to entertain our troops in Afghanistan, Kyrgystan, and state-side bases as part of the “Comics on Duty” World Tour.
After years of making TV appearances across the country in 2006 Tim became the co-host of the Monday-Friday live morning talk show “Studio 10″, on the CBS station in Tampa, FL.
In addition to the normal local talk show duties, Studio 10 gave him the chance to pursue another dream; becoming a TV chef on a weekly segment that featured his healthy recipes called “Tim Cooks Smart”. This garnered him a Culinary Academy award for best TV presentation in 2009 and a Florida Hall of Fame award in 2011! This experience led him to his current TV job on HSN and numerous other channels representing a variety of brands.
Another great passion of Tim’s is the world of fitness where he frequently hosts NPC and IFBB bodybuilding events which have included the Mr. Olympia and Fitness Olympia as seen on ESPN, Fox Sports, and TLC.
He has also been a fitness and nutrition writer for Muscle and Fitness, Natural Muscle, BodyCheck.com, Shape.com and a keynote speaker for corporations,colleges, and events such as the IDEA World Expo and Perform Better Summits. His book, Laugh Your Abs Off! was released in 2013 and spent time on the Amazon bestseller lists.
He has also been seen nationally on HBO, ESPN2, Fox Sports, TLC, CW, WE Network, MOR in Tampa, LifeTime, “The Daily Buzz”, “BetterTV”, “Daytime,” and CMT’s “Next Big Comic”.
Over the years Tim has served as the opening act for some of the legends of music such as; Diana Ross, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Righteous Brothers, Aretha Franklin, Olivia Newton John,Hall and Oates, Styx, Belinda Carlisle, Wynonna Judd, Julio Iglesias, Frank Sinatra Jr., Paul Anka, Engelbert Humperdinck, The Isley Brothers, Loverboy, Eddie Money, Michael McDonald and many more.
Stop by often for updates to his blog, photo gallery, tour schedule or to see the latest comedy clips. You can also order some of Tim’s merch including his latest CD, “Sandwich Generation.”