John Oates Net Worth
John Oates Net Worth: John Oates is an American rock, R&B and soul guitarist, musician, songwriter and producer who has a net worth of $30 million. John Oates is most widely recognized as a member of the music duo, Hall and Oates, with Daryl Hall. With Hall and Oates, he has sold 80 million records internationally, and had ten number one hits. He released solo albums in 2002 and 2008. Born John William Oates on April 7, 1949, in New York City, he is most widely recognized as half of the rock and soul duo Hall & Oates (along with Daryl Hall). It was back in 1966 that he recorded his first single, "I Need Your Love," together with The Masters for Philadelphia-based Crimson Records, but he rose to fame once he teamed up with Hall. Actually, they met in 1967, but signed their first recording contract in early 1972. In addition to his role as a guitarist in the duo, Oates also co-wrote many of the singles they recorded, including (with Hall): "Sara Smile", "She's Gone", and "Out of Touch", as well as (with Allen & Hall): "You Make My Dreams", "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)", "Maneater", and "Adult Education". Apart from the above, he went on to sing lead vocals on several singles that did not rank as Top 10, like "How Does It Feel to Be Back", "You've Lost That Loving Feeling" (a remake of The Righteous Brothers' song), on which Oates and Hall shared vocals, and "Possession Obsession" (with Allen & Hall). While a top 10 hit that he co-wrote and sang backup is the song "Electric Blue", which was recorded by the band Icehouse. John Oates was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2004.