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Daniel Johnston was an American singer-songwriter who was known for his intense and emotional lyrics in songs like – Walking the Cow and True Lobe Will Find You in the End. Through his talent, he was regarded as an essential figure in lo-fi, outsider, and alternative music scenes.
Daniel was born on 22 January 1961 in Sacramento, California, the U.S. He died on 10 September 2019 in the city of Waller, Texas, the U.S. He belonged to Sato American nationality and possessed mixed ethnicity. He was born to parents – William Bill Johnston and Mabel Ruth Voyles Johnston. He did his schooling from Oak Glen Hugh School and went to Abilene Christian University in West Texas. Later, he went to East Liverpool campus of Kent State University for art program.
|Real Name||Daniel Dale Johnston|
|Birthday||22 January 1961|
|Birthplace||Sacramento, California, U.S|
|Death date||10 September 2019|
|Death Place||Waller, Texas, U.S.|
|Profession||Musician, Artist, and Singer-songwriter|
|Parents||William Bill Johnston and Mabel Ruth Voyles Johnston|
|Net Worth||Under Review|
Death Cause and Funeral
The Austin Base folk artist, Daniel Johnston died at the age of 58 due to heart attack on Wednesday, 10 September 2019 in Waller, Texas.
Daniel’s family member confirmed his death in a statement:
“He passed away from natural causes this morning at his home outside of Houston, Texas.
The 58-year-old family member said that being a music artist, Daniel had inspired many well-known people as well as fans with his message,
“No matter how dark the day, the sun shines down on me and true love will find you in the end.”
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Daniel Johnston began his career after moving to Austin, Texas, where he did live performances. Then in 1985, he got featured as a performer on MTV program called The Cutting Edge. In 1988, he got chance to visit New York City and record 1990 album at Noise New York Studio.
Afterward, he launched the album; It’s Spooky with collaboration with singer Jad Fair. He even worked in studio albums like Lost and Found, Is and Always Was, Song of Pain, The What of Whom, Merry Christmas and many more.
Moreover, he had released his first comic book named Space Ducks – An Infinite Comic Book of Musical Greatness in 2012. The book was published by BOOM! Studios at SXSW.
As for now, Daniel Johnston’s net worth remains under review.
Dating Girlfriend / Married Wife?
The Visual artist and musician, Daniel remained tight-lipped when it came to unveiling his personal life. Until his death, he hadn’t shared any clue of him dating or married to his soulmate. Moreover, his social media account didn’t make it clear whether or not he had a life partner.
Family, Siblings, and Parents
Daniel was born in the Johnston family to parents – William Bill Johnston and Mabel Ruth Voyles Johnston. He was raised along with four siblings. He learned to play piano from his sister Margy and learned to read music from brother Dick.
On top of that, Daniel began showing his interest in the visual arts and started drawing comics at the age of eight.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Late, Daniel’s height and weights measurement remain confined. However, he had white and black mixed hair color and brown eyes color.