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David Coverdale Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family

David Coverdale Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10½ in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth September 22, 1951
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Green

David Coverdale is an English singer, songwriter, and musician who is best known as the founder and lead singer of the hard rock band Whitesnake. Formed in London in 1978, the band’s discography consists of several albums such as Trouble, Lovehunter, Ready an’ WillingCome an’ Get It, Saints & SinnersWhitesnake, Slide It InGood to Be Bad, Slip of the TongueRestless HeartThe Purple AlbumForevermore, and Flesh & Blood. In addition to that, David Coverdale also served as the lead singer of the rock band Deep Purple from 1973 to 1976. He has also worked as a solo artist and has released albums such as White SnakeNorthwinds, and Into the Light.

Born Name

David Coverdale

Nick Names

Cov, Elsie

David Coverdale as seen while performing with Whitesnake in San Antonio, Texas in June 2015
David Coverdale as seen while performing with Whitesnake in San Antonio, Texas in June 2015 (Ralph Arvesen / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 DEED)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Redcar and Cleveland, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Reno, Nevada, United States

He has also lived on an almost 10,000 sq ft estate in Incline Village, Nevada at Lake Tahoe.

Nationality

English

 

Education

David Coverdale studied at The Northern School of Art located in England.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Family

  • Father – Thomas Joseph Coverdale
  • Mother – Winnifred May (Roberts) Coverdale
  • Others – Thomas Coverdale (Paternal Grandfather), John Roberts (Maternal Grandfather), Alice Gould (Maternal Grandmother)

Gebre

Hard Rock, Blues Rock, Heavy Metal

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Purple Records, EMI, United Artists Records

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, he has a net worth of $18 Million as of 2024.

Build

Slim

David Coverdale as seen while performing with Whitesnake on their 1987 tour
David Coverdale as seen while performing with Whitesnake on their 1987 tour (Samboob / English Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED)

Height

5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

David Coverdale has dated –

  1. Elaine Starchuk – He was romantically involved with Canadian glamor model Elaine Starchuk in the past.
  2. Carol Miller – David Coverdale once had an affair with Carol Miller.
  3. Gabrielle Jamae (1974) – In 1974, he had a short-term romance with Gabrielle Jamae.
  4. Julia Borkowski – He got married to his first wife Julia Borkowski in the year 1974 and they welcomed a daughter named Jessica in 1978. The marriage ended in divorce.
  5. Tawny Kitaen (1985-1991) – David Coverdale started going out with former model and actor Tawny Kitaen in 1985 and they eventually tied the knot on February 17, 1989. She is known for her sensuous appearances in Whitesnake‘s music videos for Here I Go Again, Is This Love, and Still of the Night. In April 1991, the couple divorced.
  6. Cindy Coverdale (1995-Present) – He began dating author Cindy Coverdale in 1995 and they married on May 30, 1997. They have a son named Jasper (b. 1996).

Race / Ethnicity

White

David Coverdale is of English descent.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Deep, powerful, bluesy vocals
  • Usually sports long hair

Religion

He has described himself as a more spiritual than a religious person and has been regularly practicing meditation since the late 1960s. He considers meditation “the most incredible accessory or tool that I’ve found in my life”.

David Coverdale as seen while performing with Whitesnake at Saint-Petersburg, Russia in 2019
David Coverdale as seen while performing with Whitesnake at Saint-Petersburg, Russia in 2019 (Kerrin Key / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)

David Coverdale Facts

  1. Growing up, he was initiated into music at his maternal grandmother’s place. He started learning to play guitar and piano at a young age but drawing became his primary medium of expression.
  2. In May 1977, David Coverdale released his debut solo album titled White Snake.
  3. He released his 2nd solo album Northwinds on March 10, 1978, and it peaked at #78 on the UK Albums Chart. The album includes songs like Give Me KindnessTime & AgainSay You Love Me, and Only My Soul.
  4. His 3rd solo album Into the Light was released on September 25, 2000, and its tracklist consists of Love Is BlindSlaveDon’t You CryRiver SongCry for LoveLiving on LoveMidnight Blue, and Wherever You May Go. It peaked at #5 on the UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart (OCC) chart.
  5. David Coverdale became a U.S. citizen on March 1, 2007, in a ceremony held in Reno, Nevada.
  6. He provided vocals to the character of Barushakana Razalla in the horror film Desert Shadows in 2022.

Featured Image by Ralph Arvesen / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 DEED

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