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FULL NAME: Howard Michael Mandel
HOMETOWN: Willowdale, Toronto, Canada
BIRTHDAY: November 19, 1955
AGE: 68
RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married to Terry Mandel
BIO: Howie Mandel is the longest running America’s Got Talent judge in the history of the series. He joined the judging panel in season five (2010) and has remained ever since. In 2022, the comedian joined the judging panel of the revived series, Canada’s Got Talent on Citytv.

Outside of the Got Talent franchise, Mandel is known as a professional comedian. He began his career as a stand-up comedian at Yuk Yuk's in Toronto and eventually was hired as a regular performer at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. Since moving to the United States, Mandel has explored multiple on-screen endeavors. He’s been featured on television, in films, and more.

Mandel married wife Terry Mandel in 1980 and together they have two daughters and a son. This comedian currently co-hosts a podcast called Howie Mandel Does Stuff with his daughter Jackie.

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