David Robert Haywood Jones.
David Bowie Height
Height: 5’ 10’’ (1.78 m)
David Bowie Weight
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kgs).
David Bowie Biography, Facts, Family
David Bowie also known as David is an English singer, songwriter, actor and record producer born in January 8, 1947 in Brixton, London in the United Kingdom. He died on January, 10, 2016 in Manhattan, New York in the United States due to liver cancer and his ashes scattered in Bali. His music genres included art rock, glam rock, pop, electronic and experimental. He was better known to play in the vocals, guitar and the saxophone as his favorite instruments. He acted with other actors such as Tony Visconti, Carlos Alomar among many others.
Bowie was married on 19 March 1970 to Mary Angela Barnett at the Bromley Register Office in London. Their first child was named Duncan and was born on 30 May 1971 but was better known as Zowie in his early ages. Bowie and Angela, however, divorced on 8 February 1980 while in Switzerland. Bowie’s second marriage was with a Somali-American model Imam in a small private ceremony help in Lausanne and their wedding was held later on the 6th of June of the same year in Florescence. The two had one daughter named Alexandria “Lexi” Zahra Jones born in August 2000. The newly wedded lived in New York mostly and London but also owned a well furnished apartment in Elizabeth Bay in Sydney.
Bowie also before he got married declared himself as being gay in an interviewed hosted by Michael Watts for a 1972 issue of Melody Maker.
$230 million at the time of death in 2016.
Age – Date of Birth:
January 8, 1947.
Birth Sign / Zodiac:
Place of Birth:
Brixton, London, United Kingdom.
Bowie went to Ravens wood school between 1958 and 1963 where he showed interest in music at a tender age and eventually decided to study art, music and design before he decided to fully dedicate his talents and life on a professional music career in 1963.
Family / Parents:
Mother name – Margret Mary jones
Father name – Haywood Stenton Jones
Job – Occupation:
Singer, songwriter, actor and a record producer.
163 lbs (74 kgs)
Girlfriend / Spouse:
He married Angie Barnett in 1970 and divorced in1980 and later married Iman in 1992 and the couple divorced in 2016.
Color of Hair:
Colors of Eyes:
Had a pair of blue and black eyes.
Physical Distinctive Features:
Bowie had different eye colors one blue and the other red, he also had anisocoria, a condition whereby his pupils are sized differently.
Style, makeup, Dress and hair style:
Bowie was unarguably a fashion king of self-invention and a mod teenager who changed his style in a much more dramatic manner. His hair styles included hippy with dishevelled curls, a Ziggy stardust look, alladin sane cover. He could also do whatever he wanted with his hair color and makeup.
Brand Ambassador for:
Popsicles (1967), XM Satellite radio (2001), Vittel (2006), Louis Vuitton (2006).
Well Known For:
Folk rock of Space Oddity and the glam rock of The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The spiders from mars were the songs that made him famous.
List of top songs:
Space Oddity, Life on Mars?, Let’s Dance, Starman, Under Pressure and Hot Space.
First TV Show or Movie:
Stuart George (14 years)
Bowie loved reading books, Arcade Fire and TV On The Radio were his favorite bands.
List tour dates for the year:
• 19th May, 2007-Madison Square Garden in New York City in the USA.
• 9th November 2006-Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City in the USA.
• 29th May 2006-Royal Albert Hall in London SW7 in England.
• 18th September 2005-Central Park in New York City in the USA.
• 8th September 2005-Radio City Music Hall in New York City in the USA.
List of Facts / Trivia:
• David Bowie was an English singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
• He was a figure in popular music for more than five decades.
• During his lifetime, his record sales are approximated to have sold over $140 million worldwide which made him the world’s best-selling music artist.
• In UK alone, Bowie was awarded nine platinum album certifications, eleven gold and eight silver and even seven gold certifications in overall.
• He was initially inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.