David Crosby Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, and Net Worth 

David Crosby

David Van Cortlandt Crosby, an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, was born on August 14, 1941, as a member of the rock band The Byrds.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

This legendary musician was born in the California city of Los Angeles. Floyd Crosby, who won an Academy Award for cinematography, was his father. His mother was a member of the well-known Van Cortlandt family. He changed a lot of schools. He attended several schools, including University Elementary, Laguna Blanca School, and Crane Country Day School.

He appeared in numerous musicals at Crane Country Day School. His parents divorced in 1960, and his father remarried. Crosby studied drama at Santa Barbara City College. Later, in Chicago, he joined the band of a black singer named Terry Callier. Producer Jim Dickson assisted him in recording his first solo album.

David Crosby’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

David Crosby, who was born on August 14, 1941, will be 80 years old on June 28, 2022. His height is 1.79 m and he weighs 77 kg.

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David Crosby posing for a photograph(source Instagram)

David Crosby’s Profession & Career

In 1964, The Byrds’ manager, Jim Dickson, obtained a demo acetate disc from Bob Dylan’s publisher. The song was re-recorded by the band. This new one proved to be a huge success. It reached the top of the charts in the United States and the United Kingdom. Crosby sang lead on their second single, “All I Really Want to Do.”

When the band’s primary songwriter, Gene Clark, left, he began to act as a songwriter. He wrote one line in the song “Eight Miles High.” Following that, he and Mcguinn wrote the song “why.” The band disbanded after producing so many big hit songs. He formed a band with Stephen Stills and Graham Nash in 1968. ‘Crosby, Stills, and Nash’ was the name of the band. The band’s first single, “Alum,” was a huge hit in 1969.

His son James was a musician who worked with Crosby on his 2014 solo Croz. Some of his well-known songs include Turn! Turn! Turn!, Mr Tambourine Man, Music is Love, Almost Cut My Hair, Laughing, Long Time Gone, Lady Friend, déjà Vu, Wooden Ships, Everybody’s Been Burned, and Guinevere.

Awards and accomplishments:

In 1969, he won the Grammy for ‘Best New Artist.’ Other than that, he has not received any notable awards.

David Crosby’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

In 1987, David Crosby married his girlfriend Jan Dance. He had a number of long-term relationships. Christine Hinton, Joni Mitchell, Jackie Guthrie, and Debbie Donovan were among his ex-girlfriends. He had a biological son, James Raymond, in 1962, who was placed for adoption but was later reunited with his father.

Erika, Donovan, and Django Crosby were his other children. David’s brother Ethan, who taught him how to play the guitar, committed suicide and his body was discovered after a long time. He faced numerous charges because he was a drug addict. He was once arrested for a hit-and-run.

David Crosby’s Salary and Net Worth

This 76-year-old American musician and actor have a net worth of more than $50 million as of June 2022. His record sales in America, the United Kingdom, Canada, and other countries provided a significant portion of his income. He was one of the most wealthy singers of all time.

Quick Facts

Celebrated NameDavid Crosby
Real Name/Full NameDavid Van Cortlandt Crosby
Age80 years old
Birth Date14 August 1941
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, United States
Height1.79 m
Weight77 kg
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/Spouse (Name)Jan Dance (m. 1987)
ChildrenYes (James Raymond, Bailey Jean Cypher, Beckett Cypher, Erika Keller Crosby, Django Crosby, Donovan Crosby)
ProfessionSinger-Songwriter and Musician