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Who is Tom Wopat Wife? What is His Age and Net Worth 2023? Wiki | Children and Movies

Who is Tom Wopat Wife? What is His Age and Net Worth 2023? Wiki | Children and Movies

Facts of Tom Wopat

Full Name: Tom Wopat
Birth Date: September 9, 1951
Age: 72 years
Gender: Male
Profession: American actor and singer
Country: United States of America
Horoscope: Virgo
Height: 6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)
WifeKathy Wopat
MarriedKathy Wopat
DivorceKirsten S. Larvick, Vickie Allen
Net Worth$2 million
Salary$2,034 per week
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceLodi, Wisconsin
StatusMarried
GrandparentsWilliam Edmund Wopat and Elsie Picha while George Skarda and Alice Ellen Richards
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
ReligionLodi, Wisconsin
EducationUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison,Lodi High School
FatherAlbin Carl Wopat
MotherRuth Arlene Skarda Wopat
SiblingsRick Wopat, and Dave Wopat
KidsTaylor Wopat, Lindsey Gary, Joey Cobbs, Walker Wopat, and Adam Wopat
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An American actor and singer, Tom Wopat got into the media limelight when he played the role of Lucas Luke Duke on the series, The Dukes of Hazzard. His role in the television series Longmire as Sheriff Jim Wilkins (2012) is also famous. His appearance at the Roundabout Theatre’s Studio 54 made him famous in entertainment as well. He played the role of James Lingk in the play, Glengarry Glen Ross. 

Early Life of Tom Wopat

Tom opened his eyes to this beautiful world on September 9, 1951, in Lodi, Wisconsin, United States. As of 2023, Tom is 72 years old and his horoscope is Virgo. Tom celebrates his birthday on the 9th of September every year. His real name is Thomas Steven Wopat.

Tom’s father’s name is Albin Carl Wopat and his mother’s name is Ruth Arlene Wopat. His father is a dairy farmer and died in 1983. He grew up with his other two brothers, Rick Wopat, and Dave Wopat, and sisters. His brother is a physician by profession.

Caption: Tom’s early life picture (Source: BBC)

Tom’s paternal grandparents were William Edmund Wopat and Elsie Picha while George Skarda and Alice Ellen Richards are his maternal grandparents. He holds American citizenship as a nationality and belongs to mixed (Bohemian Czech, English, Irish, Dutch, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish) ancestry. Tom has faith in the Catholic religion.

Tom Wopat’s Education

He studied at Lodi High School. He completed his graduation from the University of Wisconsin-Madison but dropped out to start a rock band.

Tom Wopat’s Unsuccessful Marriage

He was married to Vickie Allen in 1984. They stayed as a married couple for only 16 years and divorced in 2000. He was also married to his longtime girlfriend, Kirsten S. Larvik. Kirsten is a filmmaker and audiovisual archivist by profession.

Caption: Tom with his ex-wife (Source: Getty Images)

Tom Wopat & Kathy Wopat Marriage

Wopat is married to Kathy Wopat. Wopat and Kathi have been married to each other for more than two decades. Kathy and Tom are living happily with each other.

Caption: Tom with his wife (Source: Getty Images)

Children of Tom Wopat

He is a father of five children: two daughters; Taylor Wopat, and Lindsey Gary, and three sons; Joey CobbsWalker Wopat, and Adam Wopat.

Caption: Tom with his daughter (Source: Getty Images)

Net Worth and Salary of Tom Wopat

As of 2023, Tom has a net worth is $2 million. He earned it from his acting and musical career. The average salary of a Broadway actor is $2,034 per week. He earns $80k-$100k as an actor.

Caption: Tom infront of the car (Source: Getty Images)

Acting Career of Tom Wopat

  • Tom started his acting journey in 1968 in ABC’s popular TV series, One Life to Live.
  • However, he got his major breakthrough in The Dukes of Hazzard in 1979.
  • He appeared in movies like  Murder, She Wrote, The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion!, Longmire, Delight in the Mountain, and Lovestruck: The Musical.
  • Tom embarked on his musical career in 1981 with the soundtrack The Dukes of Hazzard.
  • Apart from his acting he also embarked on a music career, recording eight studio albums.
  • In music, he switches between rock and roll and country music styles, though his last two albums have been of classic pop standards.
Caption: Tom on the frame (Source: YouTube )
  • As of 2019, he has released eleven albums such as Tom Wopat Sings Harold Arlen: Dissertation on the State of Bliss, I’ve Got Your Number, and so on.
  • His popular singles include Full Moon, Empty Pockets, I Won’t Let You Down, Put Me Out of My Misery,  and Back to the Well.

Albums & Music

His albums are A Little Bit Closer, Don’t Look Back, Learning to Love, and The Still of the Night. Some of his popular songs are Full Moon, Empty Pockets, I Won’t Let You Down, Susannah, and Hey Little Sister.

Movies & TV Shows

His popular movies are Story, Songs and Stars, The Dukes of Hazzard, Fantasy Island, Burning Rage, and Just My Imagination. He appeared in tv shows The Dukes of Hazzard, The Dukes, Cybill, Longmire, and Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Tom Wopat’s Awards & Nomination

  • His role in the show, A Catered Affair made him gain a Tony nomination in 2008.
  • His first nomination was for his role in the movie, Butler at the Tony Awards.

FAQ of Tom Wopat

Are John Schneider and Tom Wopat still friends?

Yes, John Schneider is still a friend of Tom. After sharing the big screen together on The Dukes of Hazzard they became friends.

How tall is Tom Wopat?

Wopat has a height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs 75 kg. Tom has blue eyes along with dark brown hair.

Why was Tom Wopat arrested?

In the year 2017, Tom was arrested for indecent assault and drug charges in Waltham, Massachusetts. That time, he was about to perform at Reagle Music Theater of Greater Boston. As per a Waltham police report, Tom allegedly assaulted a woman during the rehearsal in July as he inappropriately touches her buttocks.