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Art Laboe Net Worth 2024; Income, Wife & Biography



Art Laboe Net Worth

Who is Art Laboe?

Art Laboe was a popular DJ, record producer, songwriter, and radio station owner. He was well-recognized for helping end segregation in Southern California. He was also known for coining the term, Oldies but Goodies. He was the founder of the record label Original Sound Records, which has produced instrumental hit songs. On October 7, 2022, he died due to pneumonia at the age of 97. Art Laboe’s net worth before death was $8 Million.

Real Name:       Arthur Egnoian
Date of birth: August 7, 1925
Age: 97 years old
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Birthplace: Murray, Utah
Nationality: American
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Children/Kids: 4
Profession: DJ, Record Producer
Art Laboe Net Worth 2024: $8 Million

Early Life

On August 7, 1925, Art Laboe was born, in Murray, Utah; he was 97 at the time of death and held American nationality. His birth name is Arthur Egnoian.

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Arthur is the son of Hosanna (Kezerian) and John Egnoian. His parents were Armenian immigrants and observant Mormons; his father, John, came to the United States from the Ottoman Empire.  His parents were divorced when he was 13 years old. So, he moved to South-Central Los Angeles where he lived with his sister.

Laboe studied at George Washington High School. Following high school graduation, he attended Stanford University. Then Art joined the US Navy during World War II. He was assigned duty at Naval Station Treasure Island.

Personal Life: Wife, Girlfriend, Dating, Divorce, Kids

Art Laboe was married and divorced two times in his life. He has not shared any details about his two marriages and wife. He died at 97 years of age on Friday after a short about of pneumonia.

Joanna Morones confirmed his death who is a spokesperson for Laboe’s production company, Dart Entertainment. His last show was produced last week on October 6 and was broadcast on Sunday night, October 9.

Age, Height, and Weight

At the time of death, Art Laboe was 97 years old. Art Laboe’s height is N/A. His weight is N/A.

Professional Life

In 1938, Art Laboe started experimenting with amateur radio from his bedroom. He made his radio debut in 1943 when he worked at a San Francisco-based station, KSAN.

Art Laboe had a first-class radiotelephone license through which he was able to get a job at a radio station. Then he started working at KCMJ after returning to Southern California.


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In February 1948, he took the nickname, ‘As Long as He Lasts’ for the publicity stunt that he participated in. He hosted the 120-hour talkathon for charity in publicity. Then he moved back to Los Angeles and started his time at KPOP. Then he decided to broadcast live from the local, Scrivner’s Drive-In.

Art Laboe was joined by people who had just gone through a breakup and would ask for his help by playing love songs to help them get their love back. Then he gained popularity and founded a ballroom and promoter east of Los Angeles.

In 1959, he formed the record label, Original Sound Records. He promoted new musical talent he discovered. The label released two instrumental hit songs, Teen Beat and Bongo Rock.

In the 1990s, he started working for the radio station KGGI. In January 2006, he came up with a syndicated request and dedication radio show called The Art Laboe Connection. The radio shows weeknight on KDE-FM and KOKO-FM. Afterward, he DJ’d on two syndicated radio shows.

Social Media Links

Art Laboe loves to share his pictures and videos on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Art Laboe continuously shares his activities on social platforms to engage his fans. He has 104K followers on Instagram. He is a celebrity and is widely followed on social media. At the time of death, Art Laboe’s net worth is around $8 Million.

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Art Laboe Net worth 2024 / Art Laboe’s Salary / Income

In 2024, Art Laboe’s net worth is around $8 Million. He earns his net worth from his professional DJ career. He also earned money by organizing live DJ shows, starting Original Sound Record Inc., and releasing the compilation album, Oldies But Goodies: Vol 1. Laboe’s album stayed on Billboard’s Top 100 chart for 183 weeks.

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