Tom Araya
Tom Araya
Real Name/Full Name Tomas Enrique Araya Diaz
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tom Araya
Birth Place: Viña del Mar, Chile
Date Of Birth/Birthday:  6 June 1961
Age/How Old: 63 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches –  5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms –  69 Kg
In pounds- 152 lbs
Eye Color:  Black
Hair Color:  Black
Parents Name:  Father: Javier Araya
Mother:  Tina Araya
Siblings: N/A
School: South Gate High School at California
College: Bell High School
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Sandra Araya (m. 1995)
Kids/Children Name: Ariel Asa Araya, Tomas Enrique Araya Jr.
Profession: Musician
Net Worth: $16 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Tomas Enrique Araya Diaz is a Chilean-American musician known to the public as a successful vocalist and bassist of America’s band named The Thrash Metal Band Slayer. He is ranked at the position of fifty-eighth among the hundred greatest metal vocalists of all the time by Hit Parader, an American music magazine.

Well, how well do you know about Tom Araya? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tom Araya’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tom Araya to date.

Biography and Early Life:

Araya was born on the 6th of June in the year 1961 at Vina del Mar in Chile. He is a well-known musician, singer, and also songwriter. Later on, with his family, he moved to the US when he was five years old. Then he was born and bought up in Los Angeles.

He, along with his brother, started playing musical instruments. Then his sister insisted he become certified as a respiratory therapist in the year 1980s. The name of his father was Javier Araya, and his mother’s name was Tina Araya. He was born into a middle-class family with hand to mouth income.

The profession of the working life of his parents is not mentioned. The names of his siblings are also not known to us. Many facts are available about his early life and details about his family members.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tom Araya in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tom Araya’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 18th June 2024 having been born on 6 June 1961. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 152 lbs in Pound and 69 kg in Kilograms.


Tom Araya was born and bought up in Los Angeles, but he started his schooling at South Gate High School in California. Then he was sent to the Bell High School for his higher education. No further information is being given about him regarding his educational career. These many facts are known to us regarding his educational background. From this, he may not be a bright student but had a great career in the music world framed for him by him with his efforts.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Araya now presides over Texas in the area of buffalo. He married Sandra Araya in the year 1996 on May 11. They have two children, namely, daughter Ariel Asa Araya and son Tomas Enrique Araya Jr., his wife, was into media attention due to her racist and conspiracy promoting theories. Along with his wife, he runs a ranch of the family only consisting of sixty-plus cattle among other ranch animals. These many facts are known to us about his personal life.

Is Tom Araya Gay?

Nowhere is mentioned about Araya being gay by sexual orientation. He is straight and male by sex, and he is pretty open when he is asked about his personal or sexual orientation part anywhere. His family life describes it all that he is married and a father of two beautiful children. He is never into the media light regarding the sexual ori3entation part. So we can say it out as declared by him and various sources that he is male by gender and is straight by sexual orientation part.

Professional Career:

In the year 1981, Araya was approached by one very famous name Kerry King who asked Araya to join his band Named Slayer. Then in the year 1983, he signed his debut album, Show No Mercy. Araya was also a part-time worker at the Brotman Medical Center. In 2006, he went through a gallbladder surgery for which he was disrupted from his The Unholy Alliance.

He worked hard and achieved tremendous success. He made his band and team too famous with all his complex works. He also wrote the lyrics for the GRAMMY AWARD-winning song eyes of the insane. These many facts which have been mentioned are some highlights from his extensive successful career.


  • Nominated for the Best Metal Performance for “World Painted Blood.”
  • Nominated for Best Medal Performance for “Hate Worldwide.”
  • Won the Best Metal Performance for the “Final Six.”
  • Won the Best Metal Performance for “Eyes Of The Insane.”
  • Won the 44th Grammy awards for the Best Metal Performance within this disciple.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tom Araya in 2024

Tom Araya Net Worth
Tom Araya Net Worth

Araya’s net worth is expected to be $16 million as of 2024. He maintains a good life out of his income, and he earns a good amount from his career option like bands and music releases. As a celebrity, he lives a healthy and wealthy life together.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know:

  • Araya enjoys watching horror movies with his wife.
  • He loves to travel to new places.
  • He has a hobby of playing various musical instruments.
  • He even loves to paint.

No matter whatever hindrances you face in life, what matters is all your efforts and struggles to overcome that. Araya made a great up growing regarding this and found a reason to make life great going.


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