Arlo Guthrie
Arlo Guthrie
Celebrated Name: Arlo Guthrie
Real Name/Full Name: Arlo Davy Guthrie
Gender: Male
Age: 77 years old
Birth Date: 10th July 1947
Birth Place: Coney Island, Brooklyn
Nationality: American
Height: 6 feet (1.85 m)
Weight: 86kgs
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Jackie Hyde (d. 2012)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Abe, Annie, Sarah Lee, and Cathy Guthrie)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Arlo Guthrie Gay?: No
Profession: Musician
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Arlo Davy Guthrie is an American singer and songwriter. He began his career in 1967, most of his songs being those protesting against social injustice and also storytelling. He took the steps of his father as he also sang such kind of songs. He is popular for his song, Alice’s Restaurant Massacree. Apart from singing, he is also an actor and also involves himself in politics.

Maybe you know about Arlo Guthrie very well, but do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Arlo Guthrie’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Arlo Davy Guthrie was born on 10th July 1947 in Coney Island, Brooklyn, in New York City. His father was Woody Guthrie, a folk singer and a composer while his mother was Marjorie Mazia Guthrie. His mother was a professional dancer. His father later died in 1967 from Huntington disease. He has a sister who is a record producer.

Guthrie attended Woodward School up to eighth grade and later to Stockbridge School. He later attended Rocky Mountain College for a short time and later receiving his honorary doctorate from Siena College in 1981 and another one later in 2008 from Westfield State College.

Personal Life

Guthrie married his wife, Jackie Hyde, although she later died in 2012 after suffering from liver cancer. Together they had four children, one son, Abe Guthrie, and three daughters, Annie, Sarah Lee, and Cathy Guthrie. Just like him, all his children are also musicians.

When he was 18 years, he was arrested for illegally dumping garbage, and after pleading guilty, he was released on a fine and had to pick up the garbage. Guthrie is also very generous and has his own center where he provides free lunch every week to needy people in the community and also supports people living with HIV/AIDS.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 10th July 1947, Arlo Guthrie is 77 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 6 feet (1.85 m) tall, and his weight is 86 kg.


Guthrie got the idea of his first song, ‘‘Alice’s Restaurant Massacree’’ from the littering charge. In 1969 his song, ‘‘coming into Los Angeles’’, was released although it did not do very well. Guthrie had his own band, Shenandoah, performed for the first time in 1975. Although the band continued to perform, it did not do well as he expected as he even performed better while he was making solo music. He released his first album, ‘’Amigo’’, in 1976 under Warner Bros. Records.

Guthrie’s acting role is seen in the film, ‘’Alice’s Restaurant’’ played in 1969. Some of his other roles are in the drama ‘’Byrds of Paradise’’ and ‘’The Muppet Show’’ in 1979. In 1987 he hosted his own TV show named ‘’Arlo Guthrie show’’. He has also participated in politics and took part in the campaign of George McGovern in 1984. He also was in support of Donald Trump in the 2016 elections.

Awards & Achievements

Guthrie has not received any awards from his career. However, he can celebrate the great achievements he has gotten from his career. He has become very popular over the years and also has collaborated with some of the most regarded artists on stage. He also was able to inspire his children into the music career after himself being successful.

Net Worth & Salary of Arlo Guthrie in 2024

Arlo Guthrie Net Worth
Arlo Guthrie Net Worth

As of July 2024, Guthrie has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He has acquired his net worth from his career as a musician, which he has done for the longest time. He also generated his income from his various roles as an actor, which boosted his total earnings.

Arlo Guthrie has become successful over the years from the dedication he to his career. From the inspiration he got from his father, he has done so well and was also the one who introduced his children to the music industry. He is still actively continuing with his career even at his age.


  1. Dear Mr. Guthrie,

    I have followed your career for a long time. I just read an article that stated that you don’t perform anymore due to health reasons. I hope you are well and happy wherever you now are living. I had the pleasure of seeing and hearing you perform many years ago in Boulder, Colorado. It was a wonderful evening. Best wishes, Mr. Guthrie. You are a great performer.

    Barbara Kline
    Denver, Colorado

  2. Arlo, you Pete Seeger and many many other musician singers are the ones who give color to this canvas called the world. If not for you-ALL, the man would have us all working so hard to the point that we’d never look up and see the color and beauty that redeems life. Thanks, brother… from the bottom of my heart.

  3. We all thank you for your many contributions to the betterment of this world through your music and support of so many in countlesz ways who appreciate and respect you for it.

  4. I would love to hear you take on todays politics! I have followed you since my teens in the late sixties. You are unparalleled in you individuality.


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