Bryan Bishop Biography
Bryan Bishop an American journalist, radio personality, and New York Times Best Selling author known for his career on The Adam Carolla Show podcast and its previous radio version.
Bryan Bishop Age
Bishop was born on September 13, 1978, in the United States.
Bryan Bishop career
Bishop began working with Adam Carolla on the radio show Loveline as a call screener in May 2002. He was then fired on June 2, 2005, after blogging inside details of the show. Bishop also worked on Adam Carolla’s Too Late with Adam Carolla TV show.
Bishop began working on The Adam Carolla Show as a call screener on January 2, 2006. Bishop filled in for Mike Lynch, the show’s sound effects person on May 4, 2006, while Lynch was getting married.
When Lynch was promoted to be a writer, he became the show’s permanent sound effects person and the call screener position was filled by Kyle Baugher. LAist described Bishop as “a sound-effects wizard, and ultra quick-witted third-man”. He also co-hosts a movie podcast called The Film Vault with former Loveline engineer Anderson Cowan.
Bryan Bishop The Adam Carolla Show
He occasionally participates in both conversations and performances on the show. One of his hallmarks provided a prerecorded verbalized and audio commentary by triggering humorous and relevant sound effects. Some of his examples and sound effects included the “correct answer” and “incorrect answer” bells/buzzers from Family Feud, or sentences spoken by others on the show, out of context. His sound effects are often referred to as “drops” on the show.
Bryan is known on the show for excelling in geek culture-themed on competition segments, such as “Totally Topical Tivo Trivia”, “Blah, Blah, Blog”, “Gay Walking”, “Nerd Walking”, and “The Rotten Tomatoes Game”. He also participates in improvisational elements of the show. Support for Bishop’s fight with cancer and his $100,000 win on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire is occasionally discussed on the show.
Bryan Bishop Brain tumor
On Adam Carolla’s Podcast in May 2009 he was revealed to be diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor (a low-grade glioma located in the brainstem). Keith Black, the chairman of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Hospital, referred Bishop to a specialized team that pursued treatment involving radiation and chemotherapy.
No official update was on his prognosis that has been made public, though he indicated the Black team on his own and the most positive outlook than the initial prognosis. He appeared on Carolla’s podcast on October 21, 2009, and he reported that his most recent MRI showed that the tumor had shrunk significantly and his treatment is ongoing.
Bryan announced that he is undergoing therapy using the angiogenesis inhibiting drug, Avastin. He announced the same podcast that, he is undergoing on radiation treatments which might result in him being sterile, he made deposits at a sperm bank as a precaution in advance of his pending nuptials.
He and his wife had a healthy daughter in 2016 through natural conception. In November 2009, Carolla hosted a fundraiser “Laughs for Bald Bryan”, which included performances by Jimmy Kimmel, Larry Miller, Greg Fitzsimmons, and others. When Bryan filled in for Carolla on the July 8, 2011, edition of the podcast, he and co-host Alison Rosen discussed his diagnosis and treatment.
In the discussion of the diagnosis, Bryan said his doctors had initially given him “6 months or a year” to live. He discussed his current treatment regimen. He wrote a book about the experience: Shrinkage: Manhood, Marriage, and the Tumor That Tried to Kill Me, which was published by Thomas Dunne Books in April 2014 and became the New York Times bestseller.
Bryan Bishop Game show appearances
In 2002, Bishop was a contestant on Comedy Central’s Beat the Geeks. Bishop won the final challenge in the game by defeating the “Music Geek”.
Bishop appeared on the syndicated game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in a two-part episode airing on December 5 and 8, 2008. He won and took home $100,000 after walking away on his $250,000 question.
Bryan Bishop Height and Weight
He stands at an average height and moderate weight.
Bryan Bishop Education
Bishop attended Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, California, with Tom Brady. He later then joined the University of Southern California, where he majored in creative writing and founding member of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity’s Delta Rho chapter.
Bryan Bishop Family
Iformation about his parents and family are not known to the public and it is also not known if he has any siblings.
Bryan Bishop Wife
Bishop married Christie Bishop an advertising executive, in 2009. The couple is blessed with one daughter Tessa who was born in 2016.
Bryan Bishop Salary and Net Worth
Bryan estimated net worth is under review.