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Tom Araya Net Worth

Tom Araya Net Worth is
$14 Million

Tom Araya Bio/Wiki 2018

It’s been reported that the overall approximation of Tom Araya net worth is $14 million dollars, which he’s brought in through his profession as a musician. He’s an associate of the group called “Slayer”, where he’s a vocalist along with a bassist. Tom Araya is also called a song writer. Nearly all of his lyrics are about serial killers, which will be among his interests. Therefore, song writing is among the primary sources of Tom Araya net worth, at the same time.

Tom Araya Net Worth $14 Million

Tom Araya was raised in a area that had lots of gangs which committed many offenses. Therefore, when Tom Araya was just 8 years old, this inspired him to find out the best way to play guitar, at the same time. The brothers shortly began collaborating and at that time they covered many tunes by other groups, like The Beatles and Rolling Stones. Both of these groups are also called those which have made an impact on Tom Araya’s music style. In the beginning of the 1980s, as it had been mentioned already, he began to attend classes of respiratory treatment, because his dad said that he either find an adequate job or enrol into this class.

In 1981, Tom Araya joined the group called “Slayer”, when one member of the group, Kerry King, requested him to join the group. So, he began performing together with the group and he even funded the group’s first record, called “Show No Mercy”.His participation to the group is as much known as his private life. As it’s been mentioned already, among his brothers is, in addition, a musician and is playing in the group called “Thine Eyes Bleed”. Inside their farm, they will have a chicken coop in addition to five cows.



Full NameTom Araya
Net Worth$14 Million
Date Of BirthJune 6, 1961 (age 54
Place Of BirthViña del Mar, Chile
ProfessionSinger, Musician, Bassist, Songwriter, Actor
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseSandra Araya (m. 1995)
ChildrenAriel Asa Araya, Tomas Enrique Araya Jr.
ParentsTina Araya
SiblingsJohnny Araya
NicknamesAraya, Tom, Tomás Enrique Araya Díaz, Tomás Enrique "Tom" Araya Díaz, Tomas Araya, Slayer, Tomás Enrique Araya
Music GroupsSlayer
MoviesSlayer: Live Intrusion
#Quote
1From the heaviest of the heavy to classical to country, that's what I listen to, I listen to a variety and I enjoy good music, good songs.
2We have been fortunate, fortunate enough to have lasted as long as we have because a lot of bands don't last that long.
#Fact
1His older brother taught him guitar
2He is the 4th child in a family of 7.
3He lives in Buffalo, Texas.
4He is a gun collector.
5In early days in Slayer, he didn't contribute that much to their lyrics
  • it was usually Jeff and Kerry that did the lyrics, even though he'd
been writing lyrics for himself for quite some time. But around "South of Heaven" from 1988, his lyrics began to appear on the Slayer records, and it was clear to everyone that Tom's main interest was in serial killers. He's written about Jeffrey Dahmer (in the song "213") and Ed Gein (in "Dead Skin Mask").
6When older he studied to become a respiratory therapist. He also had a job - and went to school. When he joined the band in 1982, he tried to be on top of all of it. As he said "What I tried to juggle was working, studying and also being in the band. There was a lot of nights when I'd get home in the early hours of the morning after a gig, unload the equipment, then go and get just an hour's sleep, before having to get up and go to work".
7Has a son named Tomas Enrique Araya Jr. (b. 14th June 1999)
8Joined Slayer when they were originally an Iron Maiden cover band.
9Has a daughter Ariel Asa Araya (b. 11 May 1996)
10Lead singer/bassist for Slayer

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Green Room2015writer: "War Ensemble" - as Thomas Enrique Araya
Sex Tape2014writer: "Expendable Youth" - as Tomás Araya
Law Abiding Citizen2009writer: "Bloodline" - as Tomas Araya
Guitar Hero: Metallica2009Video Game writer: "War Ensemble"
Punisher: War Zone2008writer: "Final Six" - as Tomas Araya
Saw III2006lyrics: "Eyes of the Insane" Slayer VS The Legion of Doom
Haggard2003writer: "Divine Intervention"
Dracula 20002000writer: "Bloodline"
Bride of Chucky1998writer: "Human Disease"
Judgment Night1993writer: "Disorder"

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gutterdammerung2016Burning Man
Zombex2013Nowhere Man
Suicidal Tendencies: Institutionalized1984Video short

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Freaks, Nerds & Weirdos1994TV MovieHimself
Headbangers Ball1992TV SeriesHimself - Slayer
Arena1989TV Series documentaryHimself
Hairmetal Shotgun Zombie Massacre: The Movie2014Himself
Metallica/Slayer/Megadeth/Anthrax: The Big 4: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria2010DocumentaryHimself
Global Metal2008DocumentaryHimself
Anvil: The Story of Anvil2008DocumentaryHimself - Bassist, Slayer
Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal2006DocumentaryHimself
Metal: A Headbanger's Journey2005DocumentaryHimself
Slayer: Still Reigning2004Video documentaryHimself
Viva la Bam2004TV SeriesHimself - Slayer
Headbangers Ball2003TV SeriesHimself
Slayer: War at the Warfield2003Video documentaryHimself
Viva2001TV SeriesHimself - Slayer
We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n Roll2001DocumentaryHimself (Slayer)
Metallimania1997DocumentaryHimself
Ozzfest1997Video documentaryHimself
Drop Dead Rock1996Themselves

Known for movies

Source
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