Tom DeLonge was raised by his mother and father in California, U.S.A. He has an older brother (Shon) and a younger sister (Kari).
Tom was expelled from school during junior year because he was caught drunk at a school football game. Upon return to the school, all of the students voted him Prom King during the senior prom. This was part of a scheme to anger the school administrators who had a mutual dislike for him.
Political Activity and Views
During 2004, Tom played an active part in the campaign to elect John Kerry as President of the United States. He was involved many rallies and spoke to different groups asking them to support John Kerry's election bid. In some cases, Tom and also fellow members of Blink 182 aligned themselves with Punk Voter and had various political links on their websites. On 10th May, He spoke to Rolling Stone and said if President George W. Bush won the election, he would move to Canada (echoing similar comments by other celebrities). He did not follow through however, as he still currently lives in America. He also happens to be very aware of breast cancer and has sponsored events like Keep A Breast with his company Macbeth Shoes.