David Lee Roth

David Lee Roth

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David Lee Roth is famous as a retired American rock singer. David Lee Roth is the lead singer of Van Halen and is known for his energetic performance.

Early life

On October 10, 1954, David Lee Roth was born in Bloomington, Indiana, the USA. As of now, he is 67 years old. In an interview, he stated that “His grandparents move to New Castle in 1913. It’s in the sense of humor, the Get it done. And, how we do get it done approach work ethic of Van Halen, Frankly. It’s a Midwest approach, not some flakey Hollywood horse manure.”

He was born to his father Nathan Lee and his mother Sibyl Roth. Thus, his father was an ophthalmologist and his mother was a teacher. Also, he has siblings named Lisa Roth and Allison Roth. For his education, he went to The Webb Schools. Later on, he went to John Muir High school in Pasadena.


During his teen, David Lee Roth started singing solo. Thus, he started his career with an R&B-tinged rock group called the Red Ball Jets. Moving on, in 1974, he joined the Los Angeles group “Mammoth” as a lead singer. Later on, Mammoth officially changed its name to Van Helen.

In 1978, the group’s debut album “Van Halen” was recorded at Sunset Sound Recorders. Eventually, the album reached number 19 on the Billboard 200.  Also, it sold more than 12 million copies by 2014, certified Diamond by the RIAA.

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Caption: David Lee Roth during his concert. Source: Getty Image

Then, Van Halen recorded 4more platinum albums over the next 5 years. Later on, they came up with a 6th album entitled “1984. Undoubtedly, the album was their first and only #1 LP. Later, he released “Crazy from the Heat”, an eclectic, solo EP of off-beat pop standards, in 1985. Unfortunately, he was fired suddenly by the Van Halen brothers. He formally parted ways with Van Halen in August 1985, according to Monk, Roth.

Thus, he took 60 Van Halen employees, including VH Head of Security, Ed Andersen with him. In June 1996, he shortly reunited with Van Halen and recorded two new songs for Van Halen. They released songs titled Volume I, Can’t Get This Stuff No More, and Me Wise Magic. In early 1985, he wished to record a solo EP as well as shoot a film titled Crazy From The Heat.

More about his career

In July 1986, he also released his debut solo LP, “Eat ‘Em and Smile. Later on, he came up with his album “Skyscraper”. Thus, it was after his solo career after his departure as the original lead vocalist from Van Halen. Therefore, it was released on 26th January 1988 on Warner Bros. Records. Likewise, in 1991, he recorded his third solo LP, A Little Ain’t Enough.

In January 1991, the album “A Little Ain’t Enough” achieved RIAA gold status. Also, he came up with a song titled Your Filthy Little Mouth, in March 1994. In 2007, he released a remastered “Your Filthy Little Mouth. Besides that, in 1997, he has written an autobiography book titled “Crazy From The Heat. He released another album titled DLR Band, in the year 1998. And, the album had a popular song titled Slam Dunk”.

Career highlight

In addition, he went on to record a “Song of Love, in 1999. Thus, it was for 9-year-old Ashley Abernathy who was battling leukemia. Moving on, he released an album called “Diamond Dave, in 2003. Similarly, he was seen on the TV series “The Sopranos”. Moreover, in 3 tracks of an album titled “Strummin’ with the Devil, he made his appearance, in 2006.

In October 2019, he confirmed the album will soon be released now that he can start making “real plans” without Van Halen. In addition, with the band “Kiss, he went on an American tour. It was reported, that he would be the opening act for KISS for 43 dates on their “End of the Road Tour, in 2019. Unfortunately, the tour was postponed due to COVID-19.

Furthermore, the band dropped Roth from their tour, with bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons, in August 2021. On October 6, 2020, Van Halen disbanded after Eddie’s death from cancer. By Sharing the track Somewhere Over The Rainbow Bar and Grill, he paid tribute to his late bandmate. The net worth of David Lee Roth is $60 million.

Personal life

David Lee Roth is not yet married yet and is not in any relationships too. In an interview, he stated he had 4 great loves in life, but wouldn’t name them out of respect for their privacy.

Body measurement and Social media

David Lee Roth is handsome and stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 76 kg. Besides that, the retired singer has blonde hair color and dark brown pairs of eyes.

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Caption: David Lee Roth standing tall and handsome. Source: Getty Image

He has his Instagram name @DavidLeeRoth, with 131k followers. And, in his Facebook account, he has 698k followers. In his Twitter account named @DavidLeeRoth, he has 171.7k followers. In addition, he has his self-titled Youtube channel with 58.8k followers.

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