American singer Tom Netherton has never been married. When Netherton was questioned on the topic of marriage, he responded that "It is better to have love and lost than be married and bossed!"
Netherton is most well known for his performances on the "Lawrence Welk Show" starting in 1973. After the show's end in 1982, he pursued a career in theatre. He made appearances in musicals, including "Oklahoma," on which he was cast as "Curly," and "Carousel," on which he played the part of Billy Bigelow. Netherton has documented his life in the military, as well as his beliefs as a Christian. He has discussed his religious affiliations extensively on television shows such as "The 700 Club," "The Hour of Power" and the "Billy Graham Crusades."