Facts of David Bowie
|Full Name:||David Bowie|
|Birth Date:||January 08, 1947|
|Death Date:||January 10, 2016|
|Birth Place:||Brixton, London, England|
|Net Worth:||$ 230 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Father's Name:||Haywood Stenton Jones|
|Mother's Name:||Margaret Mary Jones|
|Education:||Bromley Technical High School|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
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I took you in, didn't I? I rest my make-up case
I know about Kylie [Kylie Minogue] and Robbie [Robbie Williams] and Pop Idol (2001) and stuff like that. You can't get away from that when you hit the [British] shore, so I know all about the cruise ship entertainment aspect of British pop
I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human.
Relationship Statistics of David Bowie
|What is David Bowie marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did David Bowie get married ? (married date):||April 24, 1992|
|How many children does David Bowie have ? (name):||Two (Alexandria Zahra Jones, Duncan Jones)|
|Is David Bowie having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is David Bowie gay ?:||No|
|Who is David Bowie wife ? (name):||Iman Abdulmajid|
More about the relationship
Talking about his relationship, David Bowie was a married man. He married twice (Mary Angela Barnett, Iman Abdulmajid).
He got married to Mary Angela Barnett on March 9, 1970, but the marriage didn’t go well so they got divorced in 1980. The couplets had a son namely, Duncan Jones.
Moreover, he got married to Iman Abdulmajid (1992), who is a model. The couplet had a daughter named Alexandria Zahra Jones.
Who was David Bowie?
David was an English singer, actor, and songwriter. Similarly, he was well known as David Robert Jones. Likewise, his nickname was Ziggy Stardust, Thin White Duke, David Bowie.
He passed away on January 10, 2016, at the age of 69 in Manhattan, New York, the United States. The cause of his death was due to liver cancer.
David Bowie: Childhood, Education, and Family
David was born in Brixton, London, England on January 8, 1947, to parents Haywood Stenton Jones and Margaret Mary Jones. His father was a promotions officer.
Whereas, his mother worked as a waitress. He had siblings namely Terry Burns, and two half-sisters namely Annette and Myra Ann. He belongs to British nationality and mix (English- Irish) ethnicity. His birth sign is Capricorn.
Talking about his education, firstly, he attended Stockwell Infants School. Then, he attended Burnt Ash Junior School. Lastly, he attended Bromley Technical High School.
David Bowie: Early Professional Career
Talking about his profession, David Bowie formed his first band at the age of 15 and performed at local youth gatherings and weddings. Whereas, he changed his bandmates quite frequently over the next few years as he struggled to get a footing in the competitive music industry. During the 1960s, he changed his name to David Bowie in order to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of the Monkees. Likewise, he released his eponymous debut album in 1967 which proved to be a flop.
During 1967, he met dancer Lindsay Kemp and enrolled in his dance class at the London Dance Centre. Besides that, he received his first breakthrough in 1969 when he released the single ‘Space Oddity’. Similarly, in 1972, he released ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars’ in collaboration with the Spiders from Mars—Ronson, Bolder and Woodmansey.
During the 1970s he marked the most productive period of his career. Likewise, his innovative songs and stagecraft combined with his larger-than-life stage persona made him one of the most popular musical stars of the decade.
Whereas, some of his most successful albums for the decade include ‘Aladdin Sane’ (1973), ‘Pin Ups’ (1973), ‘Diamond Dogs’ (1974), ‘Young Americans’ (1975), ‘Station to Station’ (1976), and ‘Low’ (1977). Consequently, he welcomed the 1980s with ‘Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)’ released in 1980. Likewise, his most successful single, ‘Ashes to Ashes’ gave international exposure to the underground New Romantic movement.
Lifetime Achievements and Awards
Talking about his lifetime achievements and awards, he won the Golden Scroll Award for Best Actor ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ (1976). Likewise, he won Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and Outstanding Contribution To Music. Similarly, in 2003, he won Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Contribution To Music.
Besides that, he won Grammy Awards for Best Rock Performance for “Blackstar” (Posthumously), Best Rock Song for “Blackstar”, Best Alternative Music Album for “Blackstar” (Posthumously)”. Moreover, he won Grammy Awards for Lifetime Achievement Award. Likewise, in 2007, he won the Webby Award for Webby Lifetime Achievement.
Salary and Net Worth
There is no information regarding his salary. But he had an estimated net worth of $230 million.
David Bowie: Rumors and Controversy
There is no information regarding him and his career. He was far from rumors and controversy.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight
Talking about his body measurements, David Bowie had a height of 5 feet 10 inches. Additionally, he weighed is 74 Kg. Furthermore, he had blonde hair color and blue eye color.
Talking about his social media, he was active in social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He had 6.14K followers on Facebook. Likewise, he had 949K followers on Twitter. Similarly, he had 980K followers on Instagram.