David Coverdale is an American-British musician, composer and singer. He is distinguished in particular by his membership of the hard rock group Serpent blanc. The talented rock star was previously associated with other popular bands such as rock band Dark Purple, among others. He has also collaborated with popular artists and released many songs since the beginning of his musical career. For his unparalleled contributions to rock music, Coverdale was honored with a star in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016.
David Coverdale Bio (Age)
The rock star entered this world on September 22, 1951; he was born to British parents in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, in the North Riding of Yorkshire, England. He developed a passion for rock music from childhood and at the age of fourteen, the icon began his music career in earnest. There is not much information regarding his childhood and educational background. He is of white ethnicity and holds dual British and American citizenship.
Early in his musical career, the talented musician started playing with a local band named Vintage 67 in 1966 and two years later he joined another band called The Government until 1972. When he left the band, he became a member of Fabulosa Brothers rock band before joining Dark Purple, another rock band, in 1973.
The singer saw an invitation to audition Dark Violet in a magazine in 1973, he auditioned and it was a success. Upon joining the band, Coverdale and the band released their first musical album titled Burning in 1974. The album achieved commercial success; thus, reaching the top of the UK musical cat that year. The album was followed by another hit titled Stormbringer which won gold certification in the UK and US. Unfortunately, the group was dissolved in 1975, following the departure of some members of the group. Although David tried to keep the band together, after their 1975 song Come Taste, the band was less successful and eventually disbanded.
After the group disbanded, Coverdale became a solo artist. hence, releasing his first solo album titled White Serpent in 1977. The song, however, did not achieve much commercial success but managed to inspire the name of their new band. After his second album titled Les vents du nord in 1978, he formed the rock band called White Serpent in the same year.
the White Serpent released their first studio album titled Trouble in 1978 and it was followed by Lovehunter in 1978. David Coverdale and the band gained international recognition in 1983 when they began touring throughout Europe, in Asia and the UK. The group also released ten other albums, including Ready and Ready, Come and Get It, Saints and Sinners, Beside, Whitesnake, Slipe of Tongue, Restless Heart, Good at Bad, Forever, and The Purple Album
Where is he now?
The talented singer has been active in the American music industry for over three decades and has released several hit albums. Ahead of the 30th anniversary of their debut song titled White Serpent in 2017, Coverdale revealed he would be retiring from music after that. However, the singer seems to have faded from the spotlight since his Big Hits tour in 2016. Although he doesn’t hear much from him and his crew, their songs continue to gain ground in the top music charts until day. He lives in his Lake Tahoe, Nevada, United States.
David Coverdale’s wife and daughter
If there’s one thing as popular as Coverdale’s music career, it should be his love life. The rock star has had several relationships to date; he also married three times and divorced twice. His first marriage was to a German lady and her long time sweetheart named Julia Borkowski. The couple tied the knot in 1974 and they welcomed their daughter whom they named Jessica Coverdale in 1978. The couple separated shortly after their daughter was born.
His next marriage was to an American actress and comedian named Tawny Kitaen. They married in February 1989 and just two years after their marriage, their relationship deteriorated. thus ended in a divorce in 1991. During his marriage, Coverdale had a secret relationship with Gabrielle Jamae from 1974 to 1982. He also had an affair with a lady named Elaine Starchuk.
Five years after her divorce from Kitaen, Coverdale has found love again. This time it’s with an author named Cindy Coverdale. The pair had a brief relationship and in 1997 they tied the knot. Prior to their wedding, the amazing couple welcomed a son, Jasper Coverdale, in 1996. David and Cindy have been living happily ever after for over two decades and there are no signs of marital issues or a breakup between them.