Thomas continued hosting "Wetten, Dass..?" until 2011; he quit after a young man became a quadriplegic doing a stunt done live on the show. He currently hosts the talk show "Gottschalk Live." In 2005, Thomas became Guinness World Record holder for having appeared in the most commercials for the same brand. He's appeared in more than 200 TV ads and 115 radio commercials for candy company Haribo. And in 2008, he won more than $1 million for charity on Germany's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"