David Joyner
David Joyner
Real Name/Full Name David Eugene Joyner
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: David Joyner
Birth Place: Decatur, Illinois, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 4 July 1963
Age/How Old: 60 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154.3 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father –Roscoe Joyner
Mother –Mary Joyner
Siblings: N/A
School: MacArthur High School
College: ITT technical Institute, Indianapolis
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: Bobby Joyner
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $2 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

The 90’s kids wholly admired David Eugene Joyner for playing the character of Barney. The children’s show Barney and Friends starred him as a substantial purple dinosaur. He also voiced the character along with Duncan Brannan and Tim Dever. He was a part of both the series Barney and Friends and its sequel Barney and the Backyard Gang. Hip Hop Harry starred him as the lead.

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

Biography and Early Life

David was the son of Roscoe Joyner and Mary Joyner. They lived in Decatur, Illinois, the U.S. There, he completed his primary education from the MacArthur High School. He then attended the ITT Technical Institute of Indianapolis, Indiana State. He graduated with an Electronics Engineer from there.

Following six years, David Joyner worked as a software analyst for Texas Instruments. In 1981, he earned money by becoming the Mannequin Man at various shopping centers. He now works as a Tantric Sex Therapist in the town. He believes Tantric is not about intercourse but the energy of love and affection.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Joyner in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Joyner’s age is 60 years old as of today’s date 13th April 2024 having been born on 4 July 1963. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154.3lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.


David Joyner was born and brought up in Decatur and completed his high school at MacArthur High School. Then he went to the ITT Technical Institute of Indianapolis, Indiana State. He graduated with an Electronics Engineer from there. Following six years, David Joyner worked as a software analyst for Texas Instruments.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

David Joyner had always been reluctant to come out with his personal life. Not much except him dating a woman is known. He has never made a public appearance with any women. Neither has he ever spoken about his likes and dislikes about women, nor is he involved with anybody at the moment. He has a son, Bobby Joyner, who is also a famous actor.

Is David Joyner Gay?

No, David Joyner is not gay. There has been no rumor or news of him being romantically involved with males. He has been very personal about his dating life.

Professional Career

After finishing his engineering degree and working for six years at Texas Instruments, he decided to quit this job and pursue his entertainment career in 1990. Because while working in TI, he also used to do talk shows and performed at clubs, malls, etc., in the evenings. In 1988, he also started to Drive motivational talks. At “The Dallas Young Actors Studio and performance center, he became an acting coach.

While he was working as an Assistant director in 1990, he met Shirley Abrams, who cast him as Barney in the children’s show. He also met Mary Grady, who is now his best friend. He started as Barney in 1991 and hence traveled to a lot of places during the show. A lot of people of all age groups admired him for his work. Apart from the show, he also worked in movies like Barney in Outer Space and Barney’s Great Adventure in 1998.

In 2001, however, he left the show and went to LA to try his luck in the acting career without the costume. In 2002, while he was making a guest appearance at a show, he was approached by the producer, Claude Brooks, who was working on the upcoming show, ‘Hip Hop Harry’. The producer offered him the lead role of Hip Hop Harry. He loved this job since it involved spreading positivity and joy to children and adults.

He also starred in movies like ‘I’ll be there for you in 2006, ‘All lies on me’ in 2007,’ The adventures of Umbweki’ in 2009, and Controlled in 2010. He has also worked for few episodes on TV shows like General Hospital, Today, Crossing Jordan; What Would You Do?, According to Him +Her, Shameless, Veep, Unknown Encounter, etc.


David Joyner has appeared on a lot of TV series and shows. The masses have greatly admired him for all of his work. He hasn’t received any significant awards yet. But his show, “Barney and Friends,” was awarded the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Live and Direct to tape Sound Mixing.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Joyner in 2024

David Joyner Net Worth
David Joyner Net Worth

David has worked in a number of TV shows in versatile roles. He has also done live shows and stage performances; apart from his monthly salary, he also used to receive some incentives. He is now a Tantric sex therapist. All this has added to his net worth of $2 Million as of last estimated in 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • The role of Barney was a challenge for David because his costume weighed 70 pounds, and it would become as hot as 120 degrees inside of the outfit.
  • David is now a Tantric therapist. He works only for female clients, and his fees for a 304-hour long session is $350.

David Joyner is a positive and talented person who is known for his comic characters in TV shows such as Barney & Friends and Hip Hop Harry. He has a fun spirit and hence became a motivational speaker and a therapist apart from an actor. He is a very humble man and loves his work, and is entirely dedicated to his profession.


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