Tom Araya
Tom Araya
Celebrated Name: Tom Araya
Real Name/Full Name: Tomás Enrique Araya Díaz
Gender: Male
Age: 63 years old
Birth Date: 6 June 1961
Birth Place: Viña del Mar, Chile
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 82 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Sandra Araya (m. 1995)
Children: Yes (Ariel Asa Araya, Tomas Enrique Araya Jr.)
Profession: Musician
Net Worth in 2024: $16 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Tom Araya is a charismatic singer, musician, and also a songwriter who has given out some best of music in the United States. Tom is an expert in experimenting with new music with instruments like bass guitars and vocals. Tom has been in the music industry since 1981, and he is a remarkable singer to date.

Tom is best-known as a Chilean-American musician as he has created some powerful music over the years of utmost hard workman dedication towards music. Tom is a popular face for the two leading music bands Slayer and Thrash Metal. Tom has been considered in the United States as the greatest metal vocalists of all time.

Maybe you know about Tom Araya 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 Tom Araya’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

Tom Araya was born on 6 June 1961 in Chile in South America, but at the age of only 5, his family moved to the United States. Eventually, Tom was brought up in Los Angeles along with his older brother Cisco. Originally, Tom was born with the name ‘Tomas Enrique Araya Diaz.’ Arya was born to mother Tina Arya and father Javier Arya. Tom’s older brother Cisco was also into music and a great guitar playlist in the United States.

Tom’s brother was the only inspiration for him to develop a keen in music for a lifetime. At the age of only 8, Arya has developed a keen interest in music bass. Arya, along with his brother Cisco together, played the Rolling Stones and Beatles song. Arya also had an elder sister who suggested him to enroll himself as a respiratory therapist. Later after consulting everybody’s suggestion, Arya decided to enroll himself in a technical course, which was only for two years.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 6 June 1961, Tom Araya is 63 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 82 kg.


In 1981, Tom Arya got a small startup with the band ‘Slayer.’ Here, Tom was approached by a great artist and musician Kerry King, where he agreed to accept his proposal. Arya, with his own independent earning as a respiratory artist as financed his own debut album ‘Show No Mercy.’

A few years later, Tom underwent surgery, and thus, his vocal song ‘Final Six’ got postponed on Slayer’s next album ‘Christ Illusion’ in 2006.

With his performance and association with the ‘Slayer’ Band, Arya has given some largest songs ever. As a matter of fact, Arya’s songs with the ‘Slayer’ band have turned out to be the blockbuster hits in the United States.

Eventually, with time, Arya became an experienced singer and has gradually increased fan following significantly to a large extent. Meanwhile, Arya has got an increased number of fan followers over his Twitter account with a huge influence.

Similarly, Arya is also a remarkable lyricist who has a pen down many songs into beautiful music.

Awards and Achievements

Tom Arya got the biggest opportunity when he was asked to write a special song for the ‘Grammy Award’ as the ‘Eyes of the Insane.’ This was the biggest achievement in Arya’s life where was given a huge chance for composing an award-winning song.

Net Worth & Salary of Tom Araya in 2024

Tom Araya Net Worth 2019This remarkable man is an inspiration for many newbie singers as he has independently created his popularity with his blockbuster music. Along with his band ‘Slayer,’ Araya has also given a guest performance in association with other bands like ‘Alice in Chains,’ ‘Rollins Band,’ ‘Dirt,’ and various others. As of July 2024, the total net worth of Tom Arya is about $16 million approximately.

Tom Arya has splurged his life extravagantly with new songs, which have gained huge popularity and recognition over the years of his absolute hard work. Arya is entitled to work under the labels like ‘Nuclear Blast,’ ‘Def Jam,’ ‘Metal Jade,’ and others.


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