David Johansen is an American singer, songwriter, and actor who has a net worth of $2 million. David Johansen was born in Staten Island, New York in January 1950. Johansen is best known for being a member of the band The New York Dolls. He was the lead singer for the Vagabond Missionaries before becoming singer/songwriter of the New York Dolls.
The Dolls were an American hard rock or protopunk band formed in New York City in 1971. They were one of the pioneers of the punk rock scene and their first two albums became very popular in the rock and roll scene. Johansen used the name Buster Poindexter in the late 1980s and recorded the hit song “Hot Hot Hot”. Along with the Uptown Horns he was part of the house band on Saturday Night Live. Johansen also released six solo albums under his own name. As an actor Johansen starred as the Ghost of Christmas Past in the movie Scrooged in 1988. He also starred in the movies Candy Mountain, Married to the Mob, Let It Ride, Tales from the Darkside: The Movie, Freejack, Naked in New York, Mr. Nanny, Car 54, Where Are You?, The Deli, 200 Cigarettes, Campfire Stories, Crooked Lines, and Glass Chin. He also appeared in episodes of the TV series Miami Vice and Oz.
|Date of Birth:
|Jan 9, 1950 (72 years old)
|Musician, Actor, Songwriter
|United States of America