Who is David Hasselhoff and what is his net worth 2018? David Hasselhoff is an actor who came to prominence after portraying the role of ‘Dr. Snapper Foster’ in ‘The Young and the Restless’. He is also a businessman, singer, and producer. Nicknamed as “The Hoff”, he made his Broadway debut in 2000 in ‘Jekyll & Hyde’. In 2006, he became one of the judges of the reality television show ‘America’s Got Talent’. Hasselhoff has appeared in many television series including ‘The Love Boat’, ‘Baywatch’, ‘Sons of Anarchy, ‘Baywatch Nights’, ‘The Magicians’, ‘Never Mind the Buzzcocks’, and ‘Newsreaders’. In 2010, he was a contestant in ‘Dancing with the Stars’.
David Michael Hasselhoff was born on July 17, 1952, in Baltimore, Maryland. He was born to parents Joseph Vincent Hasselhoff and Dolores Therese. His father worked as a business executive and his mother was a homemaker. He was first raised in Jacksonville, Florida and later moved to Atlanta Georgia.
Hasselhoff went to Marist High School. He has always aspired to be a Broadway star after he appeared in the theatrical ‘Peter Pan’ at the age of seven. In 1970, he completed his graduation from Lyons Township High School located in La Grange, Illinois. While in school, Hasselhoff was the captain of the volleyball team. He was also the president of the choir, speech team member, and played in many plays. He went to Oakland University and graduated from the California Institute of the Arts with a degree in theater.
In March 1984, Hasselhoff married Catherine Hickland. The couple divorced in 1989. In December 1989, he married Pamela Bach. The couple has two daughters named Hayley Hasselhoff and Taylor Ann Hasselhoff. He divorced Bach in 2006.
In 1975, David Hasselhoff landed his first TV role in ‘The Young and the Restless’. He went to appear in the show till 1982. Fowling that, he was seen in ‘Knight Rider’ on NBC till 1986. In 1989, he was seen in ‘Baywatch’. With the success of Baywatch, Hasselhoff was seen in the TV film ‘Knight Rider 2000’ in 1991. In 2000, he made his Broadway debut in ‘Jekyll & Hyde’.
In 2004, he was seen in the film ‘The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie’. He also appeared in the film ‘’ DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story’. This was followed by appearing various films like ‘Eurotrip’, ‘Wildboyz’, ‘Click’, and ‘Kickin’ It Old Skool’. He became the co-judge of America’s Got Talent in 2006. He has also served as a producer for ‘Baywatch’. In 2011, he replaced Simon Cowell to be a judge on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’.
He also was a guest judge at Belgian Idols. A year later, Hasselhoff became a contestant on the show ‘The Celebrity Apprentice Australia’. In 2015, he was seen in the film ‘Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!’ This was followed by appearing in the Broadway ‘Last Night a DJ Saved My Life’. On May 2017, he was announced as the first official mayor of Funner, California.
In 1983, David Hasselhoff won the People’s Choice Awards in the category of ‘Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program’. In 2006, he won the VH1 Big I Award for Comeback Star of the Year. He has also won the Bollywood Award for ‘International Star of the Year Award’.
David Hasselhoff Net Worth
David Hasselhoff has ventured into several professions in his career. He also achieved success in his music career. He has released 13 studio albums and 12 compilation albums in his career. The single ‘Pingu Dance’ was released in 1993. David Hasselhoff’s net worth is an estimated $120 million.
He has appeared in a series called ‘The Hasselhoffs’ on A&E along with his daughters Hayley and Taylor-Ann. In 2015, he appeared in the series ‘Hoff the Record’. He has also hosted WWE RAW in London. He has appeared in many films in his career like ‘Starke Zeiten’, ‘Witchery’, ‘Dear God’, ‘Legacy’, ‘Welcome to Hollywood’, ‘A Dirty Shame’, ‘Piranha 3DD’, and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’.
David Hasselhoff has got a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1996. He has been described as “a recovering alcoholic”. He has also appeared in a number of Broadway and has released many singles. Hasselhoff has appeared in three video games.