Is David Crosby married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Jan Dance. The couple got married in May 1987 during which Crosby was 45 years old. The wedding ceremony took place at the Hollywood Church of Religious Science in Los Angeles. He is 10 years old than his wife. During the marriage, Crosby’s bandmate Stephen Stills gave away the bride.
Who is David Crosby?
Born David Van Cortlandt Crosby, he landed on the planet on August 14, 1941, which makes his age be 81 years old as of 2022. By profession, he is a famous guitarist and singer-songwriter. He obtained success in both his solo and band career. He is always remembered for being the founding member of bands like Stills & Nash as well as Byrds and Crosby.
Past Relationship and Children
Before Jan Dance, Crosby dated Celia Crawford Ferguson with whom he became father to a son named James Raymond in 1962. The son was placed for adoption but later Crosby was reunited with his son. His son has been performing with him on stage as well as in the studio as a part of the touring bands for Crosby & Nash and Crosby since 1997.
Through his relationship with Jackie Guthrie, he is a father of a daughter named Erika. He also dated Debbie Donovan with whom he had a daughter named Donovan Crosby. After his current wife’s extensive fertility treatments and liver failing issues of Crosby, he welcomed a son named Django Crosby.
Donated Sperm to Melissa Etheridge and Julie Cypher
As a process of artificial insemination, the American guitarist donated his sperm to American guitarist Melissa Etheridge (born on May 29, 1961) and her then-partner film director Julie Cypher (born August 24, 1964). Through his donation, Etheridge and Cypher became parents to two children including a daughter named Bailey Jean (born 1997) and a son named Beckett (born 1998). Unfortunately, Beckett died at the age of 21 following opioid addiction.
Early Life and Educational Background
Crosby was born in 1941 and his place of birth is in Los Angeles, California. He was born to the parents named Floyd Crosby (father) and Aliph Van Cortlandt Whitehead (mother). He is the second son of his parents. His father’s name is Floyd Crosby who was an Academy Award-winning cinematographer and known for previously working for Wall Street. His mother’s name is Aliph Van Cortlandt Whitehead he used to work as a salesperson at Macy’s department store. Talking more about his family background, his maternal great-grandmother Is Bishop of Pittsburgh Cortlandt Whitehead.
His older brother named Ethan Crosby was a prominent name n the music industry. The siblings grew up together in California. He joined Crane Country Day School and Laguna Blanca School in Montecito and Santa Barbara respectively. For his higher education, he was enrolled at the University Elementary School in Los Angeles.
He also briefly joined Santa Barbara City College to study drama but dropped the college so that he could allocate time for his music career. He has also performed with singer Terry Callier but their recording contract couldn’t be signed. In his early days, he marked his first solo session in 1963 with the assistance of producer Jim Dickson.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here, we have answered few frequently asked questions on David Crosby:
Is he still alive and performing?
The answer is Yes. He is still alive and is still performing. In 2018, he reunited with the other two members of CPR and was seen performing as David Crosby & Friends for supporting Crosby’s new album Sky trails. When the entire world was fighting against the pandemic Covid-19, he worked as the host of a podcast for the Osiris music network.
Is David Crosby in the movie Hook?
As a part of his acting career, David Crosby appeared in the 1991 American adventure film Hook as a pirate. The movie was directed by popular Steven Spielberg and the cast also includes Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith and so on. Crosby has also made his appearance in other various films including the sitcom television series Roseanne, the action thriller film Backdraft and many more.
How much is David Crosby worth?
David Crosby has amassed a net worth of US$10 million. He has a long successful solo and band career in the music industry which has let him garner both impressive financial rewards as well as awards and recognitions.
How tall is he?
He stands at a tall height of 5 feet and 10 inches.
How to contact David Crosby?
In order to contact musician Crosby, one can visit his official website davidcrosby.com. Find him on Twitter, @thedavidcrosby where he has garnered more than 228k followers. His Facebook profile is reachable @OfficialDavidCrosby. He has also maintained his Instagram handle @thedavidcrosby with over 65k followers.
How is his health now?
Regarding David Crosby’s health, he is reported to be fit and no major health issues have been diagnosed. He has maintained a healthy lifestyle now. However, he is a patient with type 2 diabetes for which he needs to take insulin regularly for the treatment.
He was seen postponing the final dates of his solo tour order at the urge of his doctor in February 2014 as he had to go through a cardiac catheterization and angiogram. His past health reports show that he received a highly publicized liver transplant in 1994. This news created big controversies as he had past drug and alcohol consumption experience.
Who is Crosby’s favorite singer?
During an interview, guitarist David Crosby stated that his favorite singer of all time is American blues singer Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born on November 8, 1949).