Tom Wopat is a well-known American actor and singer. He has been in the entertainment industry since 1977, and his career took off after he participated in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard. Wopat is currently regarded as a veteran actor.

Tom is also a singer who has recorded numerous albums and singles. Tom Wopat, A Little Bit Closer, Don’t Look Back, Learning to Love, Hands On, The Still of the Night, Tom Wopat Sings Harold Arlen: Dissertation on the State of Bliss, I’ve Got Your Number, Home for Christmas (with John Schneider), and Wopat are among his eight albums. He continues to perform live singing performances.

Aside from his professional job and his popularity, the actor has a personal life full of intriguing ups and downs. The actor has always attempted to keep his personal life out of the spotlight, (even from his social media profiles) but the media always gets the scoop no matter how hard one tries. In this post, we will learn about his marriage, his children, and a little about his childhood.

Tom Wopat’s Married Life and Kids

Tom Wopat has had a pretty interesting romantic life. He is a father of five children and a husband. His ex-wife, Kathy Wopat, is the mother of his five children. Kathy, on the other hand, is a Math teacher by profession. When the ex-couple first started dating, they were both in their early twenties. They have two daughters, Taylor and Lindsey, and three sons, Joey, Walker, and Adam.

An old picture of Tom and his ex-wife when they were together.
Tom Wopat and his ex-wife, Vicky Sue Allen.
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Years into their marriage, Tom and Kathy divorced. The cause for their split is unknown. In October 1983, after his divorce, the singer began an affair with Vickie Sue Allen. They married on October 27, 1984, after dating for nearly a year. However, they split in 2000 after 15 years of marriage. The reason for the divorce is yet unknown.

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The singer is currently married to his long-term lover, Kirsten S. Larvick. Kirsten is a filmmaker and an audiovisual archivist. There isn’t much information available regarding their marriage. The couple hasn’t had any children yet.

Tom Wopat’s Early Years

Tom Wopat was born Thomas Steven Wopat on September 9, 1951. He was born and raised in Lodi, Wisconsin, and his seven siblings. His father was Albin Carl Wopat (December 10, 1919 – January 27, 1983), and his mother was Ruth Arlene (née Skarda) Wopat (May 20, 1920 – September 23, 1959). Albin, his father, was a devout Roman Catholic and a dairy farmer of Czech descent.

Tom Wopat as a young man.
Tom Wopat in his younger years.
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Wopat is the sixth of his family’s eight children. His brothers are Dave and Rick Wopat. He began singing and dancing in school musicals when he was 12. He opted to pursue music as a career after graduating from high school.

The actor attended and graduated from Lodi High School before attending and majoring in music at the University of Wisconsin. He stayed for two years before quitting to start his rock band, in which he was both the guitarist and lead singer.

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