David Gates: Family, Spouse, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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David Ashworth Gates is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer, frontman, and co-lead singer (with Jimmy Griffin) of the group Bread. The band is known for reaching the tops of the musical charts in Europe and North America on several occasions in the 1970s. The band was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.

Career Highlights

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Gates, in 1967, produced and arranged the debut album of a band called The Pleasure Fair, of which Robb Royer was a member. A year later, Gates got together with Royer and Jimmy Griffin to form Bread and was signed by the Elektra record company, for the eight years. In 1969, Elektra released Bread’s first album, Bread, which ranked at No. 127 on the Billboard 200. In June 1969, gates released his first single, “Dismal Day,” but did not sell well.

Family and Personal Life

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Gates appears to be a very loyal man as he has remained married to high school sweetheart Jo Rita since 1959. They have together raised four children: three of whom are lawyers and one a cardiothoracic surgeon. Gates, purchased a 1,400-acre (570 ha) cattle ranch using the royalties he earned during his time with the group. Presently, he lives happily with his wife in Mount Vernon, Washington.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameJo Rita
Children/KidsYes, Angelyn Gates
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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Full/Real NameDavid Ashworth Gates
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)81 years
Date of BirthDecember 11, 1940
Place of BirthTulsa, Oklahoma
NationalityAmerican
Height1.78 m, 5 feet 10 inches
Weight68 kg, 150 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$5 million
OccupationMusician, Producer, Singer-songwriter

Height, Weight, and Age

David Gates' height is above average measuring 1.78 m. Boasting a weight of 68 kg. Being born on December 11, 1940, translates to an age of 81 years as of todays date (November 29, 2022).