Dan Smith (Singer) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Dan Smith Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight75 kg
Date of BirthJuly 14, 1986
Zodiac SignCancer
Eye ColorBlue

Dan Smith is a British singer, songwriter, and record producer who is best known for being the founding member and frontman of the British indie-pop band, Bastille. Apart from music, he is also a film-fan and that shows in his music videos. Some of his best songs along with the band include PompeiiOf the NightGood GriefBlameQuarter Past Midnight, and many more.

Born Name

Daniel Campbell Smith

Nick Name

Dan

Dan Smith during a performance in June 2015
Dan Smith during a performance in June 2015 (Stefan Brending / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

British

Education

Adam attended the University of Leeds in Leeds, West Yorkshire. His major was in English Language and Literature.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Manager

Dan is represented by Red Light Management

Genre

Alternative Rock, Electropop, Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Synthpop

Instruments

Vocals, Piano, Keyboards, Melodica

Labels

  • Virgin Records
  • Capitol Records
  • Universal Records
  • Virgin EMI Records

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Dan Smith at the Rock im Park Festival in June 2015
Dan Smith at the Rock im Park Festival in June 2015 (Stefan Brending / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has English, Scottish, possibly Dutch ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Mohawk hairdo

Dan Smith during a performance at the Rock im Park Festival in June 2015
Dan Smith during a performance at the Rock im Park Festival in June 2015 (Stefan Brending / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Religion

Non-Religious

Best Known For

Being the founder and frontman of the British indie-pop band, Bastille

First Album

As a member of Bastille, Dan released his debut album Bad Blood in March 2013. The album was very well received and peaked at the number 1 spot on the UK Official Albums Chart.

First TV Show

Dan made his first TV show appearance on American celebrity talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! in 2013.

Dan Smith Favorite Things

  • Filmmaker – David Lynch
  • TV Shows – Twin Peaks

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Dan Smith as seen in June 2015
Dan Smith as seen in June 2015 (Stefan Brending / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Dan Smith Facts

  1. He was initially obsessed with cinema and this obsession began when he was 10 years old.
  2. The first horror movie he saw was Wes Craven’s Scream (1996) at a friend’s house, and it made him fascinated towards the horror genre.
  3. In an interview, he revealed that at a time he was so obsessed with horror films and thrillers that his parents were kind of relieved when he ended up being a singer and not a serial killer.
  4. When he was younger, he was given a Kubrick box set as a Christmas present once and when everyone had gone to sleep, he watched The Shining all by himself from midnight until 2 am and he was overwhelmed by all the scenes.
  5. While studying at the University of Leeds he used to write about film and music for the Leeds student newspaper.
  6. Adam admitted in an interview that he initially thought he wanted to be a director or an editor but later realized that he was more of a fan than a filmmaker.
  7. He first began songwriting at the age of 15 on a piano or his laptop but kept his music secret from friends and family.
  8. In 2007, he was persuaded by a friend to participate in the Leeds Bright Young Things competition and he ended up being a finalist.
  9. He formed the band shortly after he graduated from the university and came back to London.
  10. The band was named Bastille based on Bastille Day, which is the French Independence Day. It was because Adam was born on Bastille Day.
  11. Dan does not have any individual social media handle.

Featured Image by Stefan Brending / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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