Britt Daniel Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluwatosin Michael
Jan 31, 2024 By Oluwatosin Michael
Originally Published on May 19, 2022
The music career of John Britt Daniel features not on his solo shows but also shows with his bands.
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About Britt Daniel

On April 14, 1971, Britt Daniel was born in Galveston, Texas, in the United States.
Britt Daniel is a songwriter, musician, singer, and record producer. Britt has been interested in music since his childhood days.
From his high school days, Britt became part of many musical bands. Britt Daniel is now regarded as one of the most successful singers of his era, with his fan following spanning across the world. This has helped boost his net worth considerably over the last few years.
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Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Britt Daniel's net worth?

Britt Daniel's net worth is about $6 million.

How much does Britt Daniel earn per year?

There is no information available about the yearly earnings of Britt Daniel.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Britt Daniel?

Britt Daniel's height is not known.

How old is Britt Daniel?

On April 14, 1971, Britt was born and is currently 51 years old.

Childhood And Education

Britt Daniel was born in Galveston, Texas, in the United States. He was brought up in Temple in Texas. Britt's father was a neurologist. Daniel is the eldest one among his three siblings of him. He has two younger step-siblings. Daniel's father really liked the bands 'The Beatles' and 'The Rolling Stones'. Britt learned guitar during his high school days when his girlfriend broke up with him.
In high school, Britt Daniel became a part of the rock band 'Zygotes' in 1988. He then formed a band called Skellington in his college days, i.e., when he was studying at the University of Texas in 1990. Daniel formed this group with other fellow members such as Mac Stringfellow, Mike Hurewitz, Travis Hartnett, and Paul Cannon.
While in the band 'Skellington,' Britt Daniel released many albums such as 'This Town's Gone Dry' in 1991, 'Skellington EP' in 1992, and 'Skellington Rex.' The songs from the last album were re-recorded in the album by the band called 'Spoon.'

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Britt Daniel dating?

Daniel has always kept his love life very private. There is no information available about his love life and his family life.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

After breaking the Skellington, Britt Daniel became part of a rockabilly band called 'The Alien Beats.' He was in the band along with Brad Shenfield. Jim Eno was initially brought as a replacement drummer, though later on, he got a space in the band as a permanent drummer.
Daniel then formed a band named 'Spoon' with Jim Eno (drummer), Greg Wilson (guitarist), and Andy McGuire (bassist) in the year 1993. Britt Daniel was the lead singer, co-founder, and guitarist of the rock band 'Spoon.' The pseudo name used by Daniel was Drake Tungsten. After breaking the rock band 'Alien Beats,' Britt Daniel shifted his focus mainly on his career as a solo artist. Daniel worked on the songs he had written and the musical styles he had learned of. Daniel released his albums under his pseudo name ‘Drake Tungsten.’
From the year 1996, Britt Daniel stopped using the pseudo name. Daniel released his solo album 'Telephone In My Heart' and 'New York Kiss.' Then Daniel again joined a band named 'Divine Fits' in 2011. The band also had members from the rock band 'Spoon.'

What awards has Britt Daniel won?

Britt Daniel has won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. He has also won appreciation from fans across the world for his various performances as a singer.

Britt Daniel's Hobbies And Interests

Britt Daniel's interest was always in music. He started learning guitar first during his high school days.

Other Interesting Britt Daniel Facts And Trivia

  • The zodiac sign of Britt Daniel is Aries, as he was born on April 14, 1971.
  • The pseudo name used by Britt Daniel was Drake Tungsten, but he has stopped using this pseudo name since 1996.
  • The first album released under his pseudo name was 'Clocking Out' is For Suckers in 1994, which was released on cassette. This cassette was then distributed over the towns and cities. Then in the year 1996, Drake Tungsten released the extended play of five songs named 'Six Pence For The Sauces On The Peek-A-Boo' record label.
  • Daniel's five songs were recreated again by the rock band 'Spoon' in the year 1996. The five songs were 'I Could Be Underground' on the extended play of Spoon named '30 Gallon Tank' and 'Chicago At Night.' Included in the extended play were 'Girls Can Tell', and 'All The Negatives Have Been Destroyed,' while 'I Wanted To Be Your Friend' featured on the albums 'Telephano' and 'Dismember.'
  • The band 'Alien Beats' released a single in May 1973. Britt appeared on a show which was a new quiz named 'Wait Wait… Don't Tell Me!' for a quiz called 'Not My Job' on May 5, 2018.
  • Britt Daniel's born on April 14, 1971; John Britt Daniel is a lead singer who has accumulated a considerable net worth through his solo shows as well as band performances.
  • Britt Daniel has been keeping aside a selection of songs for his solo album, which he plans to release in the near future.
  • His Pseudonym Drake Tungsten drew inspiration from the comic television series 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'. Apart from Drake Tungsten, the other name options suggested by different characters were 'Nick Pigiron' and ‘Russ Tilefloor.’
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