David Michael Hasselhoff Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Martha Martins
Jan 30, 2024 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on Aug 30, 2022
David Hasselhoff appeared as a guest judge on 'America's Got Talent' during the first season.
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About David Hasselhoff

David Hasselhoff is an American actor, singer, producer as well as a renowned businessman who was born on July 17, 1952, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

David is also known by the nickname The Hoff. Initially, he came into public attention with his prominent roles in the American TV series 'The Young And The Restless', 'Knight Rider', and 'Baywatch'.

As a metal singer, he enjoyed great success across the world and mesmerized fans with his skills. He attended the 2014 TCAs with Hayley Roberts.

David was quite active as a high school student. He served as the president of the choir, member of the speech team, and captain of the volleyball team.

David Hasselhoff's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is David Hasselhoff’s net worth?

As of 2022, David Hasselhoff had an estimated net worth of about $10 million. He established this much wealth from his primary career as an actor.

How much does David Hasselhoff earn per year?

David Hasselhoff earns about $1.6 million per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is David Hasselhoff?

David stands at an average height of 6 ft 4 in (193 cm).

How old is David Hasselhoff?

Born on July 17, 1952, David is 70 years old as of July 2022.

Childhood And Education

David Hasselhoff was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in the United States. He spent his childhood days in Jacksonville, Florida. David was born to his father, Joseph Vincent Hasselhoff, a business executive, and his mother, Dolores Theresa, a housewife. Hasselhoff is the grandson of his great-great-grandmother Meta, who immigrated to Baltimore with her family in 1865 from Völkersen, Germany.

Later, David moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where he completed his high school education at Marist School. In 1970, he attended Lyons Township High School situated in La Grange, Illinois, where he completed his graduation. He also earned a graduate degree in theatre at the California Institute of the Arts. After that, he also studied at Oakland University.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is David Hasselhoff’s partner?

On March 24, 1984, Hasselhoff got married to actress Catherine Hickland. Their wedding was recreated in the 'Knight Rider' Season 4 episode 'The Scent Of Roses,' which first aired on January 3, 1986. The couple got separated on March 1, 1989.

In December 1989, David again married actress Pamela Bach. In August 2006, the couple got divorced. They have two daughters named Taylor Ann Hasselhoff and Hayley Hasselhoff.

On July 31, 2018, David Hasselhoff once again tied the knot to Hayley Roberts in Apulia, whom he was dating till late 2011.


(David Hasselhoff is best known for his starring role in 'Baywatch'.)

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

David is best known for his role as Michael Knight in one of the hit shows named 'Knight Rider'. In 1989, he also appeared in a series 'Baywatch' with the role of Mitch Buchannon, who was the leader of a group of lifeguards in California. As a musician, David also released his music album 'Looking For Freedom' in July 1989. In the TV soap opera 'The Young and The Restless', David came into public eyes with his leading role as Dr. Snapper Foster. David is also known as the producer of the ‘Baywatch’ series.

David Hasselhoff also worked in numerous movies such as 'Dodgeball' (2004), 'The SpongeBob Square Pants Movie' (2004), 'Click' (2006), 'Hop' (2011), 'Witchery' (1988), 'Dear God' (1996), 'Legacy' (1998), 'Fugitives Run' (2003), 'Piranha 3DD' (2012), 'Kickin’ It Old Skool' (2007) and many more.

He also made his major appearance in many TV shows like 'America’s Got Talent' (2006-2009), 'Britain’s Got Talent' (2011), 'Diff’rent Strokes' (1984), 'Santa Barbara' (1984), 'Wildboyz', 'Dancing With The Stars', and 'Comedy Central Roast'.

In his music career, David released his debut studio album titled 'Night Rocker' in 1985. He worked on various studio albums, which include 'David' (1991), 'Everybody Sunshine' (1992), ' This Time Around' (2012), 'Lovin’ Feelings' (1987), 'Crazy For You' (the 1990s), 'You Are Everything' (1993), 'Looking For…..the Best', and many more.

Charity Work

David Hasselhoff worked for some years with the 'Wheels for Humanity' organization that aims to fix the donated wheelchairs and hand fits for children and adults with disabilities.

He also supports the 'Make A Wish Foundation', which aims to help cancer patients and provide health facilities to children.

Other than this, David also supported the 'Actors and Others for Animals' foundation, 'Children's Hospital Los Angeles', 'I Can', and 'United Cerebral Palsy'.

Also, David lent his support to 'The Teenage Cancer Trust'.

He is also the founder of 'Camp Baywatch', which works to teach swimming and lifesaving techniques to inner-city children in order to bring them to the beach.

David launched a 'Race for Life' charity whose aim is to help terminally ill and disabled children.

What awards has David Hasselhoff won?

No doubt, David Hasselhoff is an incredible actor, and that's why he received many awards during his career.

In 1983, he won the People's Choice Awards for being the favorite male performer in a TV show.

He won Bravo Otto Awards a total of four times during his career.

In 2005, he won Bollywood Movie Awards for being the International Star of the Year for Outstanding Contribution to Global Entertainment.

In 2006, VH1 Big in '06 Awards in the category of Comeback Star of the Year.

He has also received TV Land Awards.

In 1996, David earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

David Hasselhoff’s Hobbies And Interests

David loves to play musical instruments in his free time. He has a great interest in Arabic foods. He also enjoys playing carrom. Apart from these, David is an outdoor sports lover too. He loves scuba diving, hiking, white water rafting, tennis, and jogging.

Other Interesting David Hasselhoff Facts And Trivia

  • David Hasselhoff was born with the Cancer birth sign.
  • He has dark brown hair and brown eyes.
  • At the age of seven, David made his theatrical debut in 'Peter Pan'.
  • David always wished to make his career on Broadway.
  • In 1974, he made his debut in a feature film called 'Revenge Of The Cheerleaders' as Boner.
  • He was the first celebrity downloadable character on the PlayStation Network's video game 'Pain' on November 12, 2008.
  • David’s 'Looking For Freedom' music album became a No. 1 hit in Germany. The artist performed it at a concert on New Year’s Eve in 1989 at the Berlin Walls.
  • David's appearance in 'The Young And The Restless' earned huge popularity, and it won a total of nine Daytime Emmy Awards.
  • David has two daughters from his second wife, Pamela Bach, named Taylor Ann Hasselhoff, who was born on May 5, 1990, and Hayley Hasselhoff, who was born on August 26, 1992. Both his daughters are talented actresses in the entertainment industry.
  • David Hasselhoff achieved fame with his exceptional acting skills in the TV series 'Baywatch' and 'Knight Rider'. In fact, both these series won him fans across the world.

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David Michael Hasselhoff Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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David Michael Hasselhoff

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193 cm

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Actor, Singer, Producer, Businessman

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Hayley Roberts


Joseph Vincent Hasselhoff, Dolores Theresa

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Written by Martha Martins

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

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Martha MartinsBachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

Martha is a full-time creative writer, content strategist, and aspiring screenwriter who communicates complex thoughts and ideas effectively. She has completed her Bachelor's in Linguistics from Nasarawa State University. As an enthusiast of public relations and communication, Martha is well-prepared to substantially impact your organization as your next content writer and strategist. Her dedication to her craft and commitment to delivering high-quality work enables her to create compelling content that resonates with audiences.

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