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.

Fast facts

Real name John Oates
Nickname John
Date of birth April 7, 1948
Age 75 years old
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Nationality American
profession Soul guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer
Height 5 feet 5 inches
Weight 65 kg
Hair color Black
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.

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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.

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