Who is Erika Jayne’s son? Tommy Zizzo Wiki Bio
Tommy Zizzo was born in 1994 in New York City USA – he holds American nationality, and is a police officer who came under the spotlight only because he is the son of the reality TV star and singer Erika Jayne.
Early life and education
Tommy was raised in Los Angeles by his mother, as she moved there after divorcing his father Thomas Zizzo in 1996, when Tommy was year and a half old. Three years later in 1999, Erika married Thomas Girardi who is working as an attorney, while he also founded Girardi and Keese, and he owns the Hunk Mansion strip club and the Pure CRO online company. Tommy hasn’t had much contact with his biological father Thomas, and it is believed that he may never have met him.
Tommy attended Rhodes school, New York College, and after matriculation enrolled into the Los Angeles Police Department Academy, graduating in 2016.
Career as a policeman
Tommy was inspired by movies and TV series he watched on TV, and after many of his friends and family kept complaining about one’s safety in the city, Tommy became passionate about the idea of becoming a policeman. As soon as he graduated from LAPD Academy, he became a police officer in New York City, while he is currently working in both Los Angeles and New Jersey often travelling between the two locations.
Love life and relationships
It is rumored that Tommy was in a relationship with a fellow student at LAPD Academy, and that the relationship lasted for two years before they split. He is not married and it appears as he is currently not seeing anyone.
Hobbies and other interest
Tommy was very sporting at high school, and competed in several sports including football, soccer, and lacrosse – he continued playing sports at the academy where he excelled at football. He enjoys watching movies in his spare time, with his favorite actor and actress being Will Smith and Nicole Kidman, and their movies “Seven Pounds” and “Moulin Rouge!”.
He likes a variety of music genres, and although he grew up listening to rap, he has since transitioned to jazz and pop music, with some of his favorite performers being Nile Rodgers and John Newman.
Tommy is a philanthropist and is very active in the community – he has chosen not to enjoy the wealth of his parents (his stepfather’s net worth is over $30 million) but to rather work for himself, and to contribute to the society.
Appearance and net worth
As of late-2019, Tommy is 25 years old, he has short brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, and weighs around 150lbs (68kgs). His net worth is estimated at over $200,000, while Erika’s net worth is over $5 million.
Who is Erika Jayne, Tommy’s mother?
Erika Nay Girardi was born in Atlanta, Georgia USA, on 10 July 1971 – her zodiac sign is Cancer and she holds American nationality. She is a singer and an actress, best known for her song “Roller Coaster”, which topped the US Billboard Dance Club Songs chart in 2007.
Erika was raised by her mother Renee Chahoy in Atlanta, after her parents split before she turned one. It wasn’t an easy childhood as Erika explained how her mother was hard on her, and molested her in public, but things got a bit better when Renee married another man. However, she went on to divorce him two times, and after the second time, Erika got an opportunity to meet her biological father.
— Erika Jayne (@erikajayne) December 11, 2019
She attended North Atlanta High School where she first began acting and singing, and after matriculating she moved to New York City to work on her career. She was part of several female bands, the most notable of these was The Flirts, and it was around this time that she met Tommy’s father, Thomas Zizzo who was working as a DJ at a club in Manhattan. They married in December 1991 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, but divorced in 1995 when Erika moved with Tommy to Los Angeles.
She launched her acting career in the ‘90s when she appeared in several TV series and movies – debut TV series appearance was in the “Prescription for Death” episode of the “Law & Order” TV series, becoming the first person to die in the show.
Some of her next roles were in movies such as “Alchemy” and “Lowball” in 1995 and 1996, and in 1997 she portrayed Cindy Butterworth in a single episode of the “High Incident” police drama series.
In 2007 she launchED her singing career, apparently because she was bored of the life she had with her lawyer husband Thomas. She released her “Roller Coaster” single on 1 January which made her popular overnight, and her next two songs – “One Hot Pleasure” and “Party People (Ignite the World)” – became hits as well, and her “All Things Aside” hit was featured in “The Watch” comedy film in 2012.
Several of her other songs were featured in films over the years in such as “Hit and Run” in 2009, “American Summer” in 2011, and “High Society” in 2017.
She worked with Flo Rida rapper in 2013 to create the “Get it Tonight” song, which peaked at #13 on the Dance and Electronic Streaming Songs chart. In 2015, she appeared in the sixth season of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” TV series, and in 2016 played Tech Frances in the “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens” science fiction film.
Her single “XXpen$ive” was released on 4 January 2017, and it was an instant hit. On 1 March 2017, it was announced that she was to compete in the “Dancing with the Stars” reality TV show – with her partner Gleb Savchenko they were the fourth couple to be eliminated.
Both Erika and her husband are philanthropists, and have helped raise money for Habitat for Humanity, while Erika participated in a protest march against the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in 2015.