Who is David Gahan and what is his net worth 2018? David Gahan is an English singer and songwriter. He is famous as the lead singer of the electronic band Depeche Mode. He is well known for his tracks: Suffer Well, Nothing’s Impossible and many others.
He was born on 9th May 1962, in Essex, England. He was born in a working class family. His father was a bus driver named, Len Callcott. David Gahan was born as David Callcott. His mother named, Sylvia Ruth. When David Gahan was 6 months old, his father left the family. He has an elder sister Susan Christine. She was born in 1960. After a few years later, his mother got married again. David Gahan and his sister were moved up under their stepfather, Jack Gahan.
David Gahan’s family continued to grow as his mother gave birth to Peter and Phil. In 1972, his stepfather died, that time David Gahan was only 9 years old.
David Gahan attended the Barstable School on Timberlog Close in Basildon. He started bunking off school. When he was 14 years old, he started stealing cars and destruction. Later, he was suspended from the school and had visited the juvenile court three times. He started several jobs and left all like selling soft drinks, working in a grocer in Bus Station, working as a cashier in a petrol station in Sava Centre, working on a construction site and more. He is not getting any job because of its criminal record. Finally, he got a place at Southend Technical Art College. He enjoyed that place and there he gained the British Display Society Award. This allowed him to get jobs in any shop windows and shopping centers.
In 1997, David Gahan moved to New York. Dave Gahan married three times in his life. In 1985, Dave Gahan married first time with Joanne Fox. In 1991, they divorced. He married to his second wife named, Teresa Conroy. She was a former Depeche Mode publicist. Their marriage lasted only for four years. In 1996, David Gahan started dating Jennifer Sklias and got married and the couple is still together. From 1997, David Gahan has lived in New York. He has three children. He has a son from his first marriage named, Jack. He has a daughter from his third marriage and a son of Jennifer Sklias, whom he adopted officially in 2010.
The first time he had a minor heart attack, in 1993 during his performance in New Orleans. The second time he attempted suicide by cutting his wrists in 1995. Third time, his heart stopped beating for two minutes. This is due to the overdosed on a speedball at the Sunset Marquis Hotel, in Los Angeles, in 1996.
Fourth time, David Gahan falls ill in his dressing room just before the band was due onstage in Athens. He was sent to hospital and it is found that he was suffering from a malignant tumor in his bladder. This tumor was removed with surgery. He postponed his several shows and underwent cancer treatment. In 2009, he suffered from a torn calf muscle. His vocal cords got strained. Doctors recommend him complete vocal rest.
Net Worth of David Gahan
David Gahan is a singer and songwriter. His estimated net worth is around $55 million. He has earned this good wealth by writing and singing songs. He earned a good wealth of his performances in the band Depche Mode. He worked with the group and released 3 albums having two remixes and four maximum hit records.
David Gahan can easily pay for luxury housing. He sold his condominium for $4 million, in 2009. Now, he purchased a penthouse in $6 million. His house is situated in Battery Park City. He also owns a studio in Lower Manhattan.
In 1980, a band composition of the sound is formed by Vince Clarke, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher.
They heard David Gahan’s song, Heroes. They invited Gahan to their group and Gahan agreed to join as a lead singer in the Composition of sound. Later, they changed the band name to Depeche Mode. The band then released more than 10 studio albums. Gahan got high praise and credit from all. The albums are sold over 100 million records. He didn’t write any of the album songs. In 2005, he sang three songs Playing the Angel, Suffer Well and nothing is Impossible. From 2000, he began song writing for his band. He also contributed to other band’s albums. He also released his solo albums. He released his solo album Paper Monster in the 2003 and Hourglass in 2007.
Some of his best albums are: Hourglass, Paper Monsters and Angels and Ghosts.
Some of his best tracks are: Kingdom from Hourglass, Deeper and Deeper from Hourglass and Saw something from Hourglass.
David Gahan is an amazing singer and songwriter. His song ranked in Q magazine, on the no. 73th position in the list of the 100 Greatest Singers. He also ranked on the no. 27 from the collection of, The 100 Greatest Frontmen.
David Gahan is a singer, songwriter and musician. He is known as the lead vocalist in the band Depeche Mode. Gahan is frequently described as one of the most powerful pop artists in history. He has given a lot to the music industry.