Dave Baksh Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Dave Baksh Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth July 26, 1980
Zodiac Sign Leo
Girlfriend Kendra Emmett

Dave Baksh is a Canadian musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, voiceover artist, and TV personality who is best known for having served as the lead guitarist as well as the backing vocalist of the rock band, Sum 41. Apart from that, he formed the reggae-influenced heavy metal band, Brown Brigade, in 2003 and it also included musicians such as Vaughn Lal, Johnny Owens, Chuck Coles, Cess Rock, Craig Pattison, and Travis Sanders.

Born Name

David Nizam Baksh

Nick Name

Dave, Dave Brownsound, Hot Chocolate, Pleasure

Dave Baksh performing at Rock im Park in 2017
Dave Baksh performing at Rock im Park in 2017 (Stefan Brending (2eight) / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Ajax, Ontario, Canada

Nationality

Canadian

 

Occupation

Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Voiceover Artist, TV Personality

Family

  • Others – Vaughn Lal (Cousin) (Musician)
Dave Baksh in a selfie along with Kendra Emmett in December 2019
Dave Baksh in a selfie along with Kendra Emmett in December 2019 (Dave Baksh / Instagram)

Manager

As a member of Sum 41, Dave Baksh was managed by Greig Nori.

Genre

Alternative Rock, Pop Punk, Punk Rock, Melodic Hardcore, Alternative Metal, Hard Rock, Skate Punk, Reggae, Heavy Metal, Thrash Metal

Instruments

Guitar, Vocals

Labels

As a member of Sum 41, he is represented by Island Records, Aquarius Records, and Hopeless Records.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Dave Baksh has dated –

  1. Jennifer Baksh
  2. Kendra Emmett

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Dave Baksh is of Indo-Guyanese descent.

Dave Baksh as seen while performing at 2003 Ottawa Bluesfest in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dave Baksh as seen while performing at 2003 Ottawa Bluesfest in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Scott Penner / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Often sports a stubble
  • Many tattoos on his body

Dave Baksh Favorite Things

  • Sum 41 Songs Mr. Amsterdam, Machine Gun, Pain for Pleasure, and The Bitter End

SourceWikipedia

Dave Baksh as seen while taking a selfie at Hollywood Megaplex Gasometer in Vienna, Austria in January 2020
Dave Baksh as seen while taking a selfie at Hollywood Megaplex Gasometer in Vienna, Austria in January 2020 (Dave Baksh / Instagram)

Dave Baksh Facts

  1. He grew up in Ajax, Ontario along with his fellow Sum 41 bandmates Jason McCaslin and Steve Jocz.
  2. Musicians like Jon Marshall, Richard Roy, Mark Spicoluk, Tom Thacker, Frank Zummo, and Deryck Whibley have also been a part of Sum 41.
  3. With the efforts of guitarist Deryck Whibley, drummer Steve Jocz, bassist Richard Roy, and vocalist Jon Marshall, Sum 41 came to existence in the year 1996.
  4. In 1997, Dave Baksh joined Sum 41.
  5. With Sum 41, he released his debut studio album, All Killer No Filler, on May 7, 2001, and it comprised of songs such as In Too DeepFat LipMotivationCrazy Amanda Bunkface, All She’s Got, Pain for Pleasure, and Nothing on My Back. The album was ranked at number #7 in the UK Albums Chart and at number #9 in the Canadian Albums Chart and was certified “3xPlatinum” in Canada, “Platinum” in the United Kingdom and the United States, and “Gold” in Japan.
  6. Dave Baksh took a 9 years long hiatus (except for a brief return in 2008) from Sum 41, starting in 2006. He later re-joined the group in 2015 and in 2019, he stated that he regretted leaving the band.
  7. He founded the reggae-influenced heavy metal band, Brown Brigade, in 2003 alongside Vaughn Lal and it released its only studio album, Into the Mouth of Badd(d)ness, on September 18, 2007, via Aquarius Records.
  8. In 2008, Dave Baksh started working alongside his Brown Brigade bandmate, Chuck Coles, in the southern and soul-influenced experimental hard rock side project, Organ Thieves, that released its first full-length studio album, Somewhere Between Free Men and Slaves, on April 24, 2012, via MapleMusic Recordings.
  9. He has often played a Paul Reed Smith McCarty Double Cut Solid body.
  10. Dave Baksh’s least favorite Sum 41 song is Pieces.

Featured Image by Stefan Brending (2eight) / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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