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David Berman Biography

Updated On 08 Aug, 2019 Published On 08 Aug, 2019
David Berman

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Date of Birth :
Age : 57 years old
Family Name : Berman
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Capricorn
Height : 5 Feet 9 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of David Berman

What is David Berman marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does David Berman have ? (name): 0 Children
Is David Berman having any relationship affair ?: No
Is David Berman Gay ? No

American singer, songwriter, author and poet, David Berman was best known with indie-rock band the Silver Jews. David even released two books: Actual Air(1999) and The Portable February (2009). He released an eponymous debut album in July 2019 before his death.

Was David Berman Married? Know About His Wife, Wedding, Drug Abuse, Suicide, Death

David Berman was married to his longtime wife, Cassie Berman. Cassie is an American musician and was a member of the indie rock band Silver Jews. She contributed vocals and occasionally bass to the albums Bright Flight, Tanglewood Numbers, and Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea.

David Berman with his then-wife Cassie.

David and Cassie tied the knot back in 1999 after dating for quite some time. Moreover, the wedding was held in an intimate ceremony among their family and pals. Besides, they were quite supportive of one another and even progressing together in their careers.

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The couple used to share a very good bond and was spotted in concerts, programs, events and so on. Despite being married for 20 years, the pair didn't share any children. Furthermore, after being together for 2 decades, they decided to part their ways. The reason for their split is yet to be disclosed.

Berman used to be a drug addict as he used to take a crack, heroin, and methamphetamine during the early 2000s. Likewise, he unintentionally overdosed twice including one during his release party for album Bright Flight.

David Berman was a drug addict.

David died at the age of 52 on August 7, 2019. Even though the reason for his death is not disclosed until this, the cause of his demise was to be his drug abuse. What's more, he even tried to suicide in Nashville by attempting to consume 300 Xanax pills combined with crack cocaine.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of David Berman?

David Berman used to hold the net worth of around $500 thousand to $700 thousand. He garnered this much fortune from his career as a musician. In addition, the average salary of a singer is around $40 thousand and that of a songwriter is $43 thousand per year.

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Berman started his professional musical career back in the year 1989. He formed a band named Silver Jews with his UVA classmates Stephen Malkmus and Bob Nastanovich. Moreover, he also found another band Pavement, with his childhood friend Scott Kannberg.

David released many albums with his Silver Jews which helped him to earn a name as well as fame. Some of his hit albums are Starlite Walker, The Natural Bridge, American water and many more. Meanwhile, Berman also earned a good stack from his poetry like Actual Air.

Quick Facts Of David Berman

Late American singer, David Berman.
SOURCE: Pitchfork
  • David Berman was born on January 4, 1967, in Williamsburg, Virginia, the U.S. to father, Richard Berman and mother unknown.
  • He used to hold American nationality and was born under the star sign Capricorn.
  • He attended Greenhill School in Addison, Texas. He went to the University of Virginia.
  • Before starting his musical career, David was a security guard at New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art.
  • He used to stand at a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 m with brown eyes and black hair.

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Marriage with Cassie Berman

David Berman was married to his longtime wife, Cassie Berman. David and Cassie tied the knot back in 1999 after dating for quite some time.

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