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Tom Coverly is a talk show host (NFLNCD), professional comedy magician and motivational speaker. Tom has performed live on stage for over 5 million people around the world headlining several tours. He is one of the most requested motivational entertainers in America. Music superstar, Paula Abdul says "Tom Coverly is straight up a magical inspiration". Tom was recently featured in LA WEEKLY for the TOP 10 positive people in America.  He was also featured in Forbes Magazine for being an entrepreneur reaching millions with one of the most requested school assembly programs in the nation. Tom made the top 5 for the most positive social media influencer (Cheer of the Year Award) at the Cheer Choice Awards in Las Vegas out of a million plus nominations.  


Tom has been seen on TV (NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, Access Hollywood), TEDx stage and heard on numerous radio stations around the country sharing his story. He has entertained several celebrities; Paula Abdul, Jep & Jessica Robertson from the hit TV show, "Duck Dynasty", the cast of C.S.I. NY, Mrs. Universe 2023, Alec Mapa (Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives), Rick The Reptile Guy (A&E TV Show "Wild Transport"), i-Shine (TBN), Amber Montana (Nickelodeon TV show "Haunted Hathaways"), Victoria Koloff (Lifetime TV show, “Preachers’ Daughters”) & the entire cast and producers for the "Batman Vs. Superman" Movie.  


Tom has performed for major corporations like; Warner Brothers, McDonalds Corporation, Gerber, Amway, Sprint, Arby's & Burger King just to name a few. He has shared the stage speaking with many of the worlds most recognized speakers and bands; Paula Abdul, Toby Mac, Newsboys, Casting Crowns, Skillet, Brian "Head" of Korn, Thompson Square, Chris Tomlin, Building 429, NF, Lacrae, SwitchFoot, For King & Country, Colton Dixon (American Idol), Disciple, Danny Gokey (American Idol), Mercy Me, Pop Evil, Reggie Dabbs, Nick Vujicic (Life Without Limbs), William Paul Young (NY Best Seller "The Shack"), Bob Lenz (Life Promotions), and many more!  


Tom was born in one of the roughest cities in America ... Camden, New Jersey. Growing up, Tom was a super skinny kid which made him vulnerable to school bullying. Tom's personal story includes his past choices and the consequences of each of his actions. Tom's life choices as a kid seemed to be heading down the wrong path until a caring person spoke truth into his life. ​


Tom's life now has a purpose. He co-founded a non profit, to share his story with the world. He relates to young people in a way that breaks down the toughest of hearts. Tom is known as one of the most raw, real & relevant youth speakers today!


Destroy Illusions has become one of the most requested school assemblies in the nation for middle, high school students & young adults.  His REAL RESPECT message (respecting yourself and others) is contagious.  Get ready for the release of Tom's brand NEW curriculum that will help keep this message going all school year long.  It truly is changing the atmospheres of schools, homes and communities.  

Tom Coverly featured in LA Weekly
"Tom Coverly is straight up a magical inspiration" Paula Abdul
Tom Coverly TEDx talk
Mrs Universe 2023 quote about Tom Coverly comedy magic show



"In my twenty years in education, he was the most impactful guest that we have ever had. He connected with students in a way that I’ve never seen before."



If you are thinking, "how are we going to afford this assembly." May I ask you to consider the question, "can you afford NOT to do it"? 

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