David Gilmour
David Gilmour
Real Name/Full Name David Jon Gilmour
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: David Gilmour
Birth Place: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 March 1946
Age/How Old: 77 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 171.961 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father – Douglas Gilmour
Mother – Sylivia
Siblings: N/A
School: Perse School, Cambridge
College: Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology
Religion: Christian
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Polly Samson (m. 1994), Ginger Gilmour (m. 1975–1990)
Kids/Children Name: Clare Gilmour, Romany Gilmour, Sara Gilmour, Gabriel Gilmour, Alice Gilmour, Charlie Gilmour, Joe Gilmour, Matthew Gilmour
Profession: Guitarist, Singer and Songwriter
Net Worth: $200 million
Last Updated: March 2024

David Jon Gilmour is an English rock musician best known for his contributions to the rock band Pink Floyd. David Gilmour is one of the musicians who released their solo studio albums; Gilmour has released four solo studio albums. In 1996, He also got inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the rock band Pink Floyd and also got inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame in the year 2005.

Well, how well do you know about David Gilmour? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about David Gilmour’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 Gilmour to date.

Biography and Early Life

David Jon Gilmour was born on 6 March 1946 in Cambridge, England. He was born to Douglas Gilmour, a senior lecturer in zoology, and Sylvia Gilmour, a film editor for the BBC. He pursued his interest in music; later, Gilmour found his interest in guitar and started learning how to play with the help of a book. David Gilmour went to Perse School on Hills Road, Cambridge, at the age of 11. David then joined Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology, where he learned to speak French.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Gilmour in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Gilmour’s age is 77 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 6 March 1946. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171.961 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


David Gilmour went to Perse School on Hills Road, Cambridge, at the age of 11, where he did not enjoy much. David then joined Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology, where he learned to speak French, but later it was known that he didn’t complete his course.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

David Gilmour With Wife Polly Samson
David Gilmour With Wife Polly Samson

David Gilmour was married twice. He was first married to Virginia Hasenbein, who was an American-born model and artist. The couple had four children together who went to Waldorf School. David and Virginia were divorced in the year 1990. Later in 1994, David got married got to Polly Samson, who was a writer and a journalist. The couple had three children together, and David also adopted Charlie, son of Samson and Heathcote.

Is David Gilmour Gay?

No, David Gilmour is not gay. He was married twice. And he has never seemed to be interested in same-sex, and that supports the statement that David Jon Gilmour is not gay.

Professional Career

David Gilmour had a great interest in music since he was a child. In 1967, David finally joined the Rock Band Pink Floyd. He started with a non-performing songwriter and later came up with leading vocal roles. Gilmour toured to Europe and UK, and after returning, it was known that he got to play guitar with different artists and produced the Dream Academy, which made a great success in the year 1986 with the song LIfe in a Northern Town who was at the US top ten list at that time.

In 1987, David Gilmour produced an album, A Momentary Lapse of Reason for the rock band Pink Floyd. Pink Floyd was a great success in David’s career as the band sold more than 250 million dollars records worldwide and 75 million in the United States by 2012. David also collaborated with Roy Harper and Kate Bush and released songs together with both of them.

In the year 1978, Gilmour delivered his idea about his first album. And later, he recorded four solo studio albums, and all of them were a great hit as they were in the US Top 40. Gilmour had his first tour in the year 1984, and he later had his three tours in the years 2006 and 2015-16 that was Face Tour, Island Tour, and Rattle than Lock Tour, respectively.


In the 2003 Birthday Honours, It was known that David Gilmour was appointed as the Commander of the Order of the British Empire. David was recognized for outstanding music writing in the year 2008 when he won the Ivor Novello Lifetime Contribution Award. He got the Q Awards the same year for his fantastic work in music writing. In the year 2009, on 11 November, Anglia Ruskin University awarded Gilmour with an honorary Doctorate.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Gilmour in 2024

David Gilmour Net Worth
David Gilmour Net Worth

David Jon Gilmour has a net worth of $200 million as calculated in the year 2024. He has earned most of his wealth by being in the band called Pink Floyd and by doing music tours over the years.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • It was known that before joining Pink Floyd, David Gilmour was a model.
  • David Gilmour was ranked 14 as the greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone Magazine.
  • In the year 2009, Planet Rock listeners voted David Gilmour number 36 in the greatest voices in rock.
  • Gilmour was also part of some projects related to animal rights, poverty, human rights, etc.

David Jon Gilmour is a fantastic musician, songwriter, and a fabulous singer as well. He is best known for his incredible contributions to the rock band Pink Floyd. He was also known for collaborating with Kate Bush and Roy Harper and his four solo albums. His enthusiasm for music made him what he is today. He followed his interest in music and had a career with the same as he won several awards.


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