Geoff Tate
Geoff Tate
Celebrated Name: Geoff Tate
Real Name/Full Name: Jeffrey Wayne Tate
Gender: Male
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: 14 January 1959
Birth Place: Stuttgart, West Germany
Nationality: German and American
Height: 1.75 M
Weight: 80 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Sandy, Sue E. Tate (m, 1990; div, 1996), Susan M. Tate (m, 1996)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes, (Sabra, Bella, Emily, and, Miranda.)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Geoff Tate Gay?: No
Profession: Singer and Musician
Net Worth in 2024: $15 Million
Last Updated: February 2024

Geoff Tate is a popular American singer and musician. He gained widespread recognition and fame as a part of the popular American heavy metal band, Queensrÿche. The band gained great commercial success with their albums, “Operation: Mindcrime” (1988) and “Empire” (1990). He has earned several honors in his career, such as being voted at the second position of the Top 5 hard rock vocalists of the 1980s on “That Metal Show” is ranked fourteenth on Hit Parader’s list of the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time, and more.

Maybe you know about Geoff Tate 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 Geoff Tate’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

Geoff Tate was born on the 14th of January 1959 in Stuttgart, West Germany, to American parents, Ella and Perry Tate. However, the family relocated to Tacoma, Washington, U.S. soon after. He started showing interest in music at an early age itself. He aspired to be a football player, but a knee injury ended that possibility. When it comes to his education, he went to Tacoma Community College after graduating from High School in 1977 but dropped out after a year.

Personal Life

Geoff Tate’s first wife was Sandy. He then married Sue E. Tate in 1990, but they got divorced six years later in 1996. In 1996, he married Susan M. Tate. He has three daughters, Sabra, Bella, and Emily, along with one stepdaughter, Miranda. He was never married to Sabra’s mother.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on the 14th of January 1959, Geoff Tate is 65 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 1.75 M tall, and his weight is 80 Kg.


Geoff Tate’s career began with the band, Tyrant. After the brand split, he joined the band, Babylon. After Babylon broke up, he joined the band, The Mob, but left it after a few shows as he was not interested in performing heavy metal cover songs. He then joined the metal band, Myth as the lead vocalist and worked on keyboards as well. Geoff worked with The Mob in 1981 to record a demo tape, which was later released as an EP in 1982 on the 206 Records label.

He has also written the band’s song, “The Lady Wore Black.” In 1981, The Mob changed their name to Queensrÿche. Around this time, Geoff left Myth to become Queensrÿche’s permanent lead singer. Queensrÿche was signed to EMI in the summer of 1983. As a part of the band, he gained huge success with the band, “Operation: Mindcrime” (1988) and “Empire” (1990).

The band has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. On the 20th of June 2012, he was terminated from the band to which he and his wife Susan (who served as the band’s manager from 2005–2012) filed a lawsuit saying that he was wrongfully terminated from the group. In the end, he received the rights to “Operation: Mindcrime.”

He has also released the album, “Frequency Unknown” on 23rd of April 2013 with his line-up of Queensrÿche. He later renamed his brand to Operation: Mindcrime. He has also starred in the 2010 horror movie, “The Burningmoore Incident.” He is a wife enthusiast as well, and in 2010, Geoff and his wife launched their brand of wine, “Insania.”

Awards & Achievements

Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Geoff Tate:

  • He is ranked at fourteenth on Hit Parader’s list of the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time.
  • He was voted at the second position of the Top 5 hard rock vocalists of the 1980s on “That Metal Show.”
  • He was the winner of the Vegas Rocks! Magazine Music Award for “Voice in Progressive Heavy Metal” in 2012.
  • He was placed at the 9thposition on OC Weekly’s list of the 10 Best High-Pitched Metal Singers in 2015.

Net Worth & Salary of Geoff Tate in 2024

Geoff Tate Net Worth
Geoff Tate Net Worth

As of February 2024, Geoff Tate has gathered a net worth of $15 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a singer. He began his career with the band, Tyrant. He has worked with the other bands like Myth and Babylon as well, but it was his run with the band, Queensrÿche that brought widespread recognition and success on the albums, “Operation: Mindcrime” (1988) and “Empire” (1990). He has also starred in the 2010 horror movie, “The Burningmoore Incident.” He also has his brand of wine, “Insania,” together with his wife, Susan Tate.

Geoff Tate is a legendary singer, and his list of accomplishments proves just how good he is. What often gets overlooked is his social work.  He was once involved with the famine relief collaboration, Hear ‘n Aid and had even shaved his hair in solidarity with a close family member who was battling cancer until her death. Here’s wishing the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he continues entertaining us like he always has.


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