List of Famous people named David

Name David is among the most common names in USA, England, Mexico, France, Canada, Spain, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, Portugal, Switzerland. Shortened forms: Dave. Similar names: Dave, Davide, Daveed, Davyd, Davidi. Here are some famous Davids:

David Bowie

David Robert Jones
First Name David
Last Name Bowie
Born on January 8, 1947
Died on January 10, 2016 (aged 69)
Height 177 cm | 5'10

David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor. He was a leading figure in the music industry and is regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. He was acclaimed by critics and musicians, particularly for his innovative work during the 1970s. His career was marked by reinvention and visual presentation, with his music and stagecraft having a significant impact on popular music. During his lifetime, his record sales, estimated at over 100 million records worldwide, made him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. In the UK, he was awarded ten platinum album certifications, eleven gold and eight silver, and released eleven number-one albums. In the US, he received five platinum and nine gold certifications. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. Rolling Stone placed him among its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time and named him the "Greatest Rock Star Ever" following his death in 2016.

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David Ginola

David Ginola-Ceze

David Ginola-Ceze is a French former international football player who has also worked as an actor, model and football pundit.

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David Amess

First Name David
Last Name Amess
Born on March 26, 1952
Died on October 15, 2021 (aged 69)

Sir David Anthony Andrew Amess was a British politician who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Southend West from May 1997 until his killing in 2021. He previously served as MP for Basildon from 1983 to April 1997. He was a member of the Conservative Party.

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David Beckham

David Robert Joseph Beckham
First Name David
Last Name Beckham
Born on May 2, 1975 (age 48)
Height 180 cm | 5'11

David Robert Joseph Beckham is an English former professional footballer, the current president & co-owner of Inter Miami CF and co-owner of Salford City. He played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain and the England national team, for which he held the appearance record for an outfield player until 2016. He is the first English player to win league titles in four countries: England, Spain, the United States and France. He retired in May 2013 after a 20-year career, during which he won 19 major trophies.

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David Foster

First Name David
Last Name Foster
Born on November 1, 1949 (age 74)

David Walter Foster OC OBC is a Canadian musician, composer, arranger, record producer, and music executive. Foster has won 16 Grammy Awards from 47 nominations. He was the chairman of Verve Records from 2012 to 2016.

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David Gulpilil

David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu
First Name David
Last Name Gulpilil
Born on July 1, 1953
Died on November 29, 2021 (aged 68)

David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu AM is a Yolngu traditional dancer and actor.

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David Attenborough

First Name David
Last Name Attenborough
Born on May 8, 1926 (age 97)
Height 178 cm | 5'10

Sir David Frederick Attenborough is an English broadcaster and natural historian. He is best known for writing and presenting, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, the nine natural history documentary series forming the Life collection that together constitute a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on Earth. He is a former senior manager at the BBC, having served as controller of BBC Two and director of programming for BBC Television in the 1960s and 1970s. He is the only person to have won BAFTAs for programmes in each of black and white, colour, HD, 3D and 4K. In 2018 and 2019, he received Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Narrator. He considers his 2020 documentary film, David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet, his personal witness statement of his life and the future.

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David Moyes

First Name David
Last Name Moyes
Born on April 25, 1963 (age 60)
Height 185 cm | 6'1

David William Moyes is a Scottish professional football coach and former player. He is currently the manager of Premier League club West Ham United. He was previously the manager of Preston North End, Everton, Manchester United, La Liga club Real Sociedad and Sunderland. Moyes was the 2003, 2005 and 2009 League Managers Association Manager of the Year. He is also on the committee for the League Managers Association in an executive capacity.

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David ''D'' Barron

First Name David
Last Name Barron
Born on November 30, 1962
Died on November 27, 1997 (aged 34)

David Barron Corona, a.k.a. Popeye was a Mexican high-ranking member of the Logan Heights Gang, the Mexican Mafia and a hitman for the Tijuana Cartel under the command of drug lord Ramon Arellano Felix. Barron recruited and led a band of Mexican-American Logan Heights gang members as hired enforcers for the Arellano-Felix organization.

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David Wiese

First Name David
Last Name Wiese
Born on May 18, 1985 (age 38)

David Wiese is a South African/Namibian cricketer who plays in franchise leagues. Wiese became eligible to play international cricket for Namibia due to his father having been born in Namibia. Wiese played international cricket for South Africa from 2013 to 2016, before making his international debut for Namibia in 2021.

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