John Oates is a soul guitarist, singer, composer and record producer who specializes in American rock and R&B. He is best known as one half of the rock and soul duo Hall and Oates (with Daryl Hall), as well as one half of the best-selling duo of all time Hall and Oates.
|Real name||John Oates|
|Date of birth||April 7, 1948|
|Age||75 years old|
|Birthplace||New York City, New York, USA|
|profession||Soul guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches|
|Eye color||Dark brown|
|Net worth||40 million dollars|
Age and Early Life of John Oates
John William Oates, a noted vocalist, was born on April 7, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA. His ethnicity is Italian and he is an American citizen. His mother was an Italian immigrant from Salerno, while his father was born in Gibraltar to an English father and a Gibraltarian mother who claimed ancient Moorish ancestry. Also, his family moved to a small village outside of Philadelphia, PA in the early 1950s.
He has a passion for singing since he was young. In 1966, John graduated from North Penn High School. He then attended Temple University in Philadelphia, PA where he met Daryl Hall.
John Oates Height & Weight
He has an average build, back hair and dark brown eyes. Also, he is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 65 kg.
John Oates net worth
How much is John Oates net worth? He lives well but has not disclosed his earnings to the media or the public. As of 2023, his net worth is believed to be over $40 million, which he receives throughout his career.
He started his career with The Masters’ debut record, “I Need Your Love”, for Philadelphia-based Crimson Records. Hall and Oates started their band in 1972. They have released 21 albums to date and sold over 80 million records worldwide, making them the most successful pop-rock duo in history. Oates did not record a solo album until 2002’s Phunk Shui. Oates collaborated with Jamie Cullum on the song “Greatest Mistake” by Handsome Boy Modeling School. This song can be found on the 2004 album White People. Oates’ second solo album, 1000 Miles of Life, was released on August 23, 2008.
Additionally, in March 2010, Oates made a surprise guest appearance with indie rock band The Bird and the Bee. On October 1, 2011, Margo Rey debuted at #24 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary Tracks with the song “Let the Rain”, which she co-wrote with John Oates. On March 11, 2013, Oates released a new track, “Stand Strong”, which he co-wrote with Teddy Morgan. In 2015, Oates released Another Good Road. St. Martin’s Press published his book, Change of Seasons (9781250082657), on March 28, 2017. In addition, John Oates has used effects throughout his musical career, as well as a variety of instruments, and he promotes a number of manufacturers and brands.
Wife and Marriage of John Oates
Who is John Oates’ wife? John Oates married Nancy Hunter but their marriage did not last and they divorced on December 27, 1983. John married Aimee Oates on November 27, 1994 and they have a son, Tanner, who was born in 1996 .They are satisfied with their lives.