David Gilmour
David Gilmour

David Gilmour is an English singer, songwriter, and guitarist who is popular among fans as the member of the Pink Floyd rock band. He joined the group in the year 1968 as the lead vocalist and guitarist. Some of their albums are The Wall, Wish You Were There, and Animals. In addition to this, he also worked with various artists and alone.

Quick Biography

David Gilmour was born on the 6th of March in the year 1946 in Cambridge, England. At the time of this birth, they used to live in Cambridgeshire, but later in 1965, and they moved to Grantchester Meadows. He is an award-winning singer and gains high popularity in his career. For the achievement he gets as the member of Pink Floyd, he has been inducted into the Roll Hall of Fame and US Rock. He also appointed as the Commander of Order of the British Empire.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: David Jon Gilmour
Age: 76 years old
Birth Date: 6 March 1946
Birth Place: Cambridge, England
Nationality: British
Religion: N/A
Parents: Douglas Gilmour and Sylvia
Spouse: Polly Samson (m. 1994), Ginger Gilmour (m. 1975–1990)
Children: Clarie, Matthew, Alice, Sara, Romany, Gabriel, Joe, and Charlie
Height: 6 feet
Weight: 78 kg
Profession: Musician, songwriter
Net Worth in 2022: $180 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

David Gilmour is 76 years old. He comes among the taller people with a height of 6 feet. He weights almost about 78 kg that makes him perfectly fit.

Education, School/College University

David Gilmour started education at the age of eleven and joined the Perse School, Cambridge. He did not enjoy his school much, and at that time, he also starts an interest in joining the music band. Later, he went to Cambridge Technical College. In 1965, David abandoned his education and started holding street performances in Spain and France, where he learns to speak French fluently.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

David Gilmour is the son of Douglas Gilmour and Sylvia. His father was the senior lecturer of Zoology in the University of Cambridge while his mother was a trained leader. After that, she became the film editor at BBC. He has one sibling, a brother named Peter Gilmour. The nationality of David Gilmour is British and

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

David Gilmour With Wife Polly Samson
David Gilmour With Wife Polly Samson

In the year 1975, David Gilmour married Virginia Hasenbein, who is a model and artist. They both have four children together named Clarie, Matthew, Alice, and Sara. But this marriage did not last long, and they both got divorced in the year 1990.

After some years in 1994, Gilmour got married to Polly Samson. Samson was a novelist, journalist as well as lyrist. This couple has three children named Romany, Gabriel, and Joe. They also adopt the son of Heathcote Williams and Samson called Charlie.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 1994
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Polly Samson (m. 1994)
Kids: Clarie, Matthew, Alice, Sara, Romany, Gabriel, Joe, and Charlie

Professional Life and Career

David Gilmour joined the band in the year 1967. Their studio releases several albums that include Atom Heart Mother, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, Meddle, The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall and The Final Cut, among others, and many more. They also perform live albums, singles, and compilation albums.

He also had three tours that include Face Tour, Rattle That Lock Tour, and On an Island Tour. The debut Tour of David Gilmour was helped in the year 1984.

Awards & Nominations

Gilmour was appointed as the Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2003. In 2008, David won the Ivor Novello Lifetime Conclusive Award. That same year, he also won the Q Award. He dedicates this award to one of his bandmates Richard Wright who died in 2008. Later, on 11 November 2009, he was awarded the honorary doctorate from Anglia Ruskin University.

David Gilmour Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

David Gilmour Net Worth
David Gilmour Net Worth

As of August 2022, The total net worth of David Gilmour is estimated at about $180 million. His several years of a music career is the primary source of his net worth. His band Pink Floyd released a lot of albums that help him to raise his income. David also makes his money from the sale of his albums and shares.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no rumors and controversy about David Gilmour, and he enjoys living his successful life. He does not want to create any controversy to get name and fame.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 2.4 M fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 144k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 543.2k followers, while on YouTube, David Gilmour has around 308,849 subscribers.

David Gilmour is one award-winning singer and a great musician, as well as a great songwriter. He also plays lots of instruments, and one of them is a guitar. David Gilmour is the member of one most incredible band named Pink Floyd. His solo career also helps him to get success, and he releases four solo albums. He also works with the collaboration of Kate Bush and Roy Harper.


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