David Crosby
David Crosby
Real Name/Full Name David Van Cortlandt Crosby
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: David Crosby
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 14 August 1941
Age/How Old: 82 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 179 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’10”
Weight: In Kilograms – 77 kg
In Pounds – 169 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: White
Parents Name: Father – Floyd Crosby
Mother – Aliph Van Cortlandt Whitehead
Siblings: Ethan Crosby
School: Crane Country Day School
College: Santa Barbara City College
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Jan Dance (m. 1987)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (James Raymond, Baily Jean Cypher, Beckett Cypher, Erika Keller Crosby, Django Crosby, Donovan Crosby)
Profession: Singer-songwriter and musician
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: April 2024

David Van Cortlandt Crosby, aka David Crosby, was born on 14th August 1941 in Los Angeles, California, United States, to Floyd Crosby and Aliph Van Cortlandt Whitehead. David Crosby is a very famous and successful musician, singer and songwriter of America. He is also known as the co-founder of The Byrds as well as Crosby, Still & Nash. He is very good with musical instruments too. He is a well-known guitarist, vocalist as well as a keyboard player. David Crosby has had a very long career, and he has almost achieved everything in his life.

Well, how well do you know about David Crosby? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about David Crosby’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about David Crosby to date.

Biography and Early Life

David Crosby hasn’t had the most beautiful childhood. He was the son of a very famous personality, Floyd Crosby. Floyd Crosby has won the Academic Awards for cinematography. His mother is Aliph Van Cortlandt Whitehead. She belonged to the famous Van Cortlandt family, which was quite a big name those days. David learned to play different musical instruments from his late brother, Ethan Crosby.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Crosby in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Crosby’s age is 82 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024 having been born on 14 August 1941. Though, he is 5’10” in feet and inches and 179 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 169 lbs in Pound and 77kg in Kilograms.


David Crosby has had a very difficult and different childhood. He has shifted to various schools like; University Elementary School, Laguna Blanca School, Crane Country Day School etc. He used to play musical instruments, and he also sings a lot when he was in Crane Country Day School. He later went to Santa Barbara City College after the divorce of his parents. He learned drama from there, and later, he began singing like a professional.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

David Crosby With Wife Jan Dance
David Crosby With Wife Jan Dance

David Crosby in 1987 got married to Jan Dance, who was ten years younger than him. They were quite close to each other for some time, so they decided to get married.

David Crosby has had a biological child before his marriage, but James Raymond was sent to the child care centre. When he became an adult, he was united with his father. They used to perform together on stage, and he became a part of David’s band. David has three more children, one from his former girlfriend, Jackie Guthrie, named Erika, a daughter named Donovan Crosby from Debbie Donovan, his former girlfriend. He later had one child with his wife after many fertility treatments.

David Crosby was quite close with his late brother, Ethan Crosby. Ethan taught David to play various musical instruments, and they started their career together. The reason for his death is still a mystery. He committed suicide and left a note that no one will come after his dead body. Later they found his dead body.

David Crosby has a very different life from any other. He was involved in various stuff, and he was also caught with the possession of drugs, heroin and cocaine. He was sentenced to nine months imprisonment in Texas State Prison. He was also convicted for multiple drinks and drive case and caught up with illegal possession of weapons.

David Crosby has had several health complications. His liver was dead a long time ago, but he could buy another for himself from Phil Collins. This transplant created a lot of buzzes, but it was all gone smoothly in the end.

Is David Crosby Gay?

David Crosby was married once with Jan Dance in 1987. They are still together and living their life happily. David has also been involved in multiple relationships. He has three of his children from another woman. He even had one son way before his marriage. From the above data, we can conclude that David is not gay.

Professional Career

David Crosby started his career in 1964 with the band named The Byrds. The band has given Bob Dylan his first major hit, Mr Tambourine Man. David was quite popular there, as he was involved in the first five albums of The Byrds. He was involved in some of the major hits of the bands, and later, he started writing songs. In 1968 the band broke up, and he joined hands with Stephen Stills and Graham Nash to create a band named Crosby, Stills & Nash. Their start was exceptional as their first album became a superhit in 1969. Later his son James also joined his band. He was quite a professional who is involved in many of David’s solo and albums.

Cosby has written many songs, and some of his most famous ones are; Lady Friend, Why, Eight Miles High, Guinnevere, Wooden Ships, In My Dreams etc.


David was awarded the Grammy Awards for the Best New Artist in 1969. He won the award with his band, Crosby, Stills & Nash. Later, David was also inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice for his brilliant work in music. David has had his name involved in various other awards, but he could not win any.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Crosby in 2024

David Crosby Net Worth
David Crosby Net Worth

As of 2024, David Crosby has a net worth of $12 million. He has earned most of his wealth from music. He is a phenomenal musician, singer and songwriter. He has written many songs to date, and most of them are super hit. He has created five albums with The Byrds, which was super hit too. He is a professional musical instrumentalist as well.

As to conclude things here, we can say that David Crosby is a phenomenal musician, singer and songwriter who has contributed a lot to music. He has achieved almost everything in his life. He lived most of his life on top, and his success speaks for him. Despite being involved in multiple illegal possession of weapons and drugs, his fame never ended.

He was convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for nine months because of illegal possession of heroin and cocaine, but still, his popularity never let his career die. He is a very popular personality, and he is acknowledged by many for his outstanding work as a musician. These days he is enjoying his life in peace with his family and friends. We wish him and his family good luck for their life up ahead.


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