John Oates- Wiki, age, height, net worth, wife, ethnicity


John Oates is a soul guitarist, singer, composer and producer specializing in American rock and R&B. He is best known as one half of the rock and soul duet Hall and Oates (with Daryl Hall), as well as one half of the all-time best-selling duo Hall and Oates.


Quick 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, producer
Height 5 feet 5 inches
Weight 65kg
Hair colour Black
Eye color Dark brown
Net value $40 million

John Oates’ age and early life

John William Oates, a well-known singer, 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 descent. In addition, his family moved to a small village outside of Philadelphia, PA in the early 1950s.

He has a passion for singing since he was a youngster. 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 and weight

He has an average build, back hair and dark brown eyes. Furthermore, he stands 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 earns well but has not disclosed his earnings to the media or the general public. As of 2023, his net worth is believed to be over $40 million which he receives throughout his career.


He began his career with The Masters’ debut album, “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 more than 80 million records worldwide, making them the most successful pop-rock duo in history. Oates did not record a solo album with Phunk Shui until 2002. Oates collaborated with Jamie Cullum on the Handsome Boy Modeling School song “Greatest Mistake”. 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.

In addition, in March 2010, Oates appeared as a surprise guest with the 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 song, “Stand Strong”, which he co-wrote with Teddy Morgan. In 2015, Oates published Another Good Road. St. Martin’s Press released 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 promotes a number of manufacturers and brands.

John Oates Wife and Marriage

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 content with their lives .