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Geoff Tate

Facts of Geoff Tate

Date of Birth: 1959 , January-14
Birth Nation: Germany
Name John Rich
Birth Name John Rich
Nick Name Laura
Father Nigel Allen
Mother Elaine Allen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States of America
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer-songwriter
Net Worth $6 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements 34-23-33
Breast Size 34
Waist size 23
Hip Size 33
Shoe Size 10(US)
Weight in KG 50 kg
Famous for Vocals, bass guitar, guitar
Married Yes
Married to Joan Rich (m. 2008)
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Working For Big & Rich
Face Color White
Education McGill University
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
TV Show The Night Shift Since 2014
Siblings Amelia Allen, Dan Allen
Salary N/A
Awards N/A
Religion Christianity
Boyfriend Corey Sevier
Neck Size 9.1
Movies The Vow (2012)
Special Title Travel writer
Affair with Joan Rich
Girlfriend Joan Rich
Music Group Big & Rich (Since 1998), Lonestar (1992 – 1998), MuzikMafia (Since 2001)
Sisters Amy
Chest Size 44 in
Books Curbing It
Tattoo(s) 117 pounds
Albums Son of a Preacher Man

Quick Timeline of Geoff Tate

1959 Born in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
1977 Graduated from Wilson High School
1982 Formed the band, Queensrÿche
1984 Released their debut album, The Warning
1988 Released their third album, Operation: Mindcrime
1997 Took control over the band
1990 Married to Sue E Tate
1996 Married to Susan M Tate
1984 First child, Sabra Tate
2012 Was fired from his own band

Detail Timeline of Geoff Tate

January 14 , 1959

Born in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Tall and handsome, Geoff Tate was born as Jeffrey Wayne Tate in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany to Ella Tate and Perry Tate. He was raised in Tacoma, Washington. He is an American and is of American and German descent.

1977

Graduated from Wilson High School

Though Tate was born in Stuttgart, Germany, he was raised in Tacoma, Washington. There he got enrolled at Wilson High School. He was also able to complete his high school graduation from there and he graduated from there in June 1977. 

1982

Formed the band, Queensrÿche

He formed the band Queensrÿche in 1982 which had the band member’s guitarists Chris DeGarmo and Michael Wilton, bassist Eddie Jackson and drummer Scott Rockenfield. Initially this band was called the cover band The Mob.

September 7 , 1984

Released their debut album, The Warning

With the formation of the progressive metal band Queensrÿche, they singed a recording contract with EMI and began recording their debut album. Their debut album, The Warning was released on 7th of September 1984. Their second album Rage for Order was released in 1986. 

May 3 , 1988

Released their third album, Operation: Mindcrime

The progressive metal band Queensrÿche is mainly popular in the world for their third album, Operation: Mindcrime. This album was released on 3rd of May 1988. This album is also listed in 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time and considered as one of the greatest concept albums of all time.

1997

Took control over the band

 Though he receives positive acclaim and fame from this band, he got negative attention after he began controlling this band in 1997.  DeGarmo who was their primary guitarist and songwriter left this band because of Tate's behavior. 

July 21 , 1990

Married to Sue E Tate

On 21st of July 1990, Geoff got married to Sue E. Tate. Sue E. Tate acted as a sweet house wife. They were happily married; however, this married life came to an end on 17th of January 1996.

1996

Married to Susan M Tate

It seems like Tate's extra affairs with his current wife; Susan M. Tate was the main reason that dissolved his first married life. Two months later after he got divorced with Suzanne, he got married to Susan M. Tate. 

1984

First child, Sabra Tate

He became father for the first time in 1984. He welcomed this first child a sweet little baby girl that year and he named her Sabra Tate. It seems like Sabra was born from his romantic love life as there is no information about her mother. 

2012

Was fired from his own band

Hit Parader's one of the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time, Geoff Tate was fired from his own the progressive metal band Queensrÿche. He had severe dispute with his band mates at the back stage while performing in the São Paulo, Brazil.

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On 21st of July 1990, Geoff got married to Sue E. Tate. Sue E. Tate acted as a sweet house wife. They were happily married; however, this married life came to an end on 17th of January 1996.

It seems like Tate's extra affairs with his current wife; Susan M. Tate was the main reason that dissolved his first married life. Two months later after he got divorced with Suzanne, he got married to Susan M. Tate. They are still married and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.

Though Tate was born in Stuttgart, Germany, he was raised in Tacoma, Washington. There he got enrolled at Wilson High School. He was also able to complete his high school graduation from there and he graduated from there in June 1977. He began his professional singing career from band Babylon. After this band disbanded, he began singing for cover band The Mob. Later he joined progressive metal band Myth. He served them as their lead vocalist and keyboardist. He formed the band Queensrÿche in 1982 which had the band member’s guitarists Chris DeGarmo and Michael Wilton, bassist Eddie Jackson and drummer Scott Rockenfield. Their debut album, The Warning was released on 7th of September 1984. Their second album Rage for Order was released in 1986. Though he receives positive acclaim and fame from this band, he got negative attention after he began controlling this band in 1997. His net worth is said to be around $10 million.