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The name David Geffen needs no introduction as he has made his name in the music industry as one of the prominent artists. After signing a contract with the eminent artist of the music community, David rose to fame, and the list of singers include ‘The Eagles,’ ‘Bob Dylan,’ ‘Tom Waits’, and the list goes on.
On February 21, 1943, David was born in New York City, New York. The birth sign reveals he holds the Pisces sign. According to his parents, he shares a mixed ethnicity. He pursued his education from New Utrecht High School and graduated in 1960. Though he joined the University of Texas and Brooklyn College, he dropped out of the institutions.
Net Worth, Salary and Income
David began his career from a menial job at the William Talent Agency. Though he lied on his resume about passing from UCLA, he was promoted as a junior agent. Pretty soon, his career grew and became a personal manager of celebrities, including Laura Nyro, Jackson Browne, and Crosby, Stills, and Nash. However, he later opened his own record company, Asylum Records in 1970. Through his company, he signed The Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, Judee Sill, and Joni Mitchell. In 1980 he opened another record company Geffen Records and, in 1990 another, DGC Records. Apart from his music career, a movie studio was known as Dreamworks SKG. The production company created hit movies like Real Steel, Lincoln, and Catch Me If You Can.
From his profession, he has earned an enormous amount of income. The estimated net worth of David is $8 billion. He has a house in Beverly Hills, which sits around $4.6 million. Apart from that, he has $30 million Trousdale Estates and other properties, which estimates more than $300 million.
Dating, Partner, Affairs
The sexual preference of David is same-sex. He first came out of the closet in 1992, where he announced he is gay. In 2006 he was in a relationship with Jeremy Lingvall that lasted for almost six years. Later, David was seen kissing Jamie Kuntz, who is an ex-college football player. After the incident, Jamie began stalking David and was arrested in 2014 for violating the restraining order from the court.
In recent days, David lives his life as a single person.
Parents, Sibling, Family
The name of David’s father is Abraham Geffen, while his mother Batya Volovskaya owns a clothing store in Borough Park. The parents of David are Jewish immigrants who moved to the United States from Palestine. The information on his siblings is not available, which indicates he might be raised as a single child.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Despite his age being near in the mid-’70s, David looks fit and healthy. He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches along with a maintained weight. He has gray eyes.