Tom Wopat
Tom Wopat
Celebrated Name: Tom Wopat
Real Name/Full Name: Thomas Steven Wopat
Gender: Male
Age: 72 years old
Birth Date: September 9, 1951
Birth Place: Lodi, Wisconsin, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 6 feet 1 inch
Weight: 76 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Vickie Allen
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Daughters-Taylor Wopat, Lindsey Gary  Sons- Joey Cobbs, Walker Wopat, Adam Wopat)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Tom Wopat Gay? NO
Profession: Actor, Singer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $3 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Tom Wopat is an American actor and a singer born on September 9, 1951. He is well known for starring as Lucas K. Duke on the action-comedy television series, The Dukes of Hazzard. Wopat is a regular worker mostly on stage in musicals and playing supporting roles in television and movies.

Maybe you know about Tom Wopat 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 Wopat’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

Wopat was born to a hardworking family in Lodi, Wisconsin. His father, Albin Carl Wopat, worked as a dairy farmer, whereas his mother, Ruth Arlene Wopat, worked at the dairy farm too.

He grew up with his two brothers Dave Wopat and Rick Wopat, together with sisters whose names not mentioned anywhere. He brought up in a religious family.

Wopat joined the University of Wisconsin Madison, where he studied music. However, campus life was not of his taste, so he dropped out of university to start a rock band group. Wopat was the guitarist and the lead leader. He made many stage performances that helped him to gain experience.

Personal Life

Wopat married his long time girlfriend, Kirsten. S. Larvik. His wife works as a filmmaker and audiovisual archivist.

Indeed, Wopat’s rib was Kirsten as they have had a long and healthy love life.

However, before landing on his rib, Kirsten, Wopat had previously tied a knot with Kathy with whom they had five children.

Wopat has five children in total; two daughters and three sons, namely: Taylor Wopat, Lindsay Gary, Joe Cobbs, Walker Wopat, and Adams Wopat.

Tom Wopat had a controversial past and got arrested on August 2, 2017, on an assault incident and drug charges as he was about to open in a 42nd Street production. Wopat also pleaded guilty for double accounts of the annoying and accosting opposite sex and was sentenced to probation for one year.

Tom Wopat is currently a respected working actor on the small screen, and on stage, he also releases a string of singles as a singer after the show went off the air.

Wopat is presently surprising viewers for his dancing moves and making new friends, and he reveals that he keeps his co-stars  Schneider and Catherine Bach strictly to his heart.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on September 9, 1951, Tom Wopat is 72 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2024. His height is 6 feet 1 inch tall, and his weight is 76 kg.


While studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wopat began his career when he took part in One Life to Live. He also took part in The Dukes of Hazzard, which received fame throughout its time of airing. It aired on tv from 1979-1985. He later on, he went back to his music lane. He went head to record eight albums.

Wopat liked to switch from rock and roll to country music singing styles. However, in his recent albums, he’s used pop style a lot.

In 1977, Wopat made his first appearance on the Broadway stage, where he took part as Wally.

In 1981, he appeared as Billy Bigelow in Carousel music performed at Augusta Barn Theater in Augusta, Michigan.

He received a nomination for Tony awards.

He has taken part in acting in Revivals of Chicago and 42nd street.

In November 2006, he starred as Harold Hill in the Music Man during North Carolina’s theater productions.

During the music ‘, Catch me if you can,’ he was the one who came up with  Frank Abagnale Sr.

Awards & Achievements

Tom Wopat appeared in several film and television series, comprising of ‘Fantasy Island,’ ‘Christmas Comes to Willow Creek,’ ‘A Peaceable Kingdom,’ among others. Wopat has enjoyed a successful singing and acting career in theatre, featuring in the Broadway productions of ‘I Love My Wife,’ ‘City of Angels’, among others. Tom Wopat has received nominations for two Tony Awards and also released eight successful albums.

Net Worth & Salary of Tom Wopat in 2024

Tom Wopat Net Worth
Tom Wopat Net Worth

As of June 2024, Tom Wopat has an estimated net worth of more than $3 million. However, most sources might vary on his monthly income. Wopat earns most of his income through event shows and also his appearances in the soap opera “One Life to Live,” and the television series “The Dukes of Hazzard.”

Tom Wopat is hardworking career personnel who has earned most of his wealth due to hard work and dedication.  Tom Wopat began his acting career at an early age, and this helped in discovering his other related talents in singing. Tom Wopat is currently a role model for many people who often look up to him and admire doing what he does.


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