Daryl Franklin Hohl known as Daryl Hall is an American rock, R&B, and soul singer; plus he is also a keyboardist, guitarist, songwriter and producer. Hall is of German descent and an American by birth. He is best recognized as the co-founder and lead vocalist of Hall & Oats. Hall scored several Billboard chart hits in the 1970s and early 1980s and was one of the best soul singers of his generation.
Early life of Daryl Hall
Daryl Hall was born on October 11, 1964 in Pottstown, a Pennsylvania. His parents were from the musical background, father, professional singer and mother, a vocal coach he became involved in music from very young age.
Daryl was already recording when he was attending Owens J. Roberts High School in 1965. He majored in music at Temple University. He dropped of college in 1968 to pursue his career in music.
Daryl Hall's Career
Hall had already started recording when he was in high school but his first noteworthy performance was when he was a starter in college. He with his four mates formed a group called The Temptones and won a contest in Uptown Theater.
He has worked with many people like Smokey Robinson, Jimmy Bishop and many other top soul singers of the time. He then recorded many songs by other artist util he and John Oates signed their first record contract in 1972.
Hall met Oates, an American rock, R&B and soul guitarist and musician in 1967 and formed American musical duo Hall & Oates in 1970. They released four albums together, among which first three albums were not that popular, but the fourth one was a massive success. Their debut album Whole Oats released at the end of 1972.
Hall has made music as a solo artist and released his debut album Sacred Songs in 1980. His latest albu as a solo artist was taken out in 2011 titled Laughing Down Crying.
Aside from singing, Hall has also made TV appearances. He is involved in restoration and preservation of historic homes and owns five such property.
Daryl Hall's Net Worth
According to some sources, Hall has an incredible net worth around $30 million dollars and this proves how successful he has been in his career.
Daryl Hall's Personal life
Daryl Hall was married twice, but both of his marriage ended with divorce. He even converted his religion from Methodism to Judaism to marry his first wife Bryna Lublin in 1969, but their marriage couldn’t last long, and they separated in 1972. They did not have any children.
Hall then had relation with Sara Allen. These two had a 30-year long relationship which ended in 2001.
Hall then married Amanda Aspinall in 2009, but the couple divorced each other in August 2015. These two don’t have children together. As of now he seems to be single.
However, he does have one child, a son, Darren Hall born on January 8, 1984 from one night stand with a fan in 1983.
Daryl Hall Affairs
First Affair with Sara Allen
After Hall's divorce with his first wife, Bryna, he then started dating Sara Allen, a songwriter. They in a romantic relation for nearly 30 years. Even after their breakup they still remained friends and made an appearance in an episode of Live from Daryl's House in May 2016.