Jonathan Davis Biography
Jonathan Davis also known as JD, JDevil, or J Devil, is an American singer and musician. He is best known as the lead vocalist and frontman of the nu metal band Korn.
Jonathan Davis Age
Jonathan Howsmon Davis was born in Bakersfield, California, U.S.on January 18, 1971. He is 48 years as of 2019.
Jonathan Davis Family
Jonathan Howsmon Davis was born in Bakersfield, California, to Holly Marie who was a professional actress and dancer and Ricky Duane “Rick” Davis who was a keyboardist for Buck Owens and Frank Zappa,.He is of English, German, Scottish, and Welsh descent.
He has a sister, Alyssa Marie Davis (born February 8, 1974), a half-brother, Mark Chavez (lead singer of Adema; born November 15, 1978), and a half-sister, Amanda Chavez (born July 31, 1981), by his mother. His parents divorced when he was three years old and he was raised by his father and former stepmother in Bakersfield.
Davis endured serious episodes of asthma as a youngster, and endure a close lethal asthma assault when he was five years of age. He likewise discussed having a repulsive association with his previous stepmother. He said she used to pester and torment him; she gave him tea blended with Thai hot oil and jalapeño juice to drink when he was unwell, locked him in cabinets, and put cigarette consumes on his arms. Despite the fact that she was later separated by Davis’ dad, the Korn tune “Kill You” was in any case expounded on her.
In 1989, he graduated from Highland High School and worked at Toys R Us shortly after. He also attended the San Francisco School of Mortuary Science for a period of time. He was persistently harassed in Highland High School for wearing eyeliner, long clothes, and listening to new wave music.
He was constantly called homophobic names, which later inspired the Korn song “Faget”. Davis’ “HIV” tattoo on his upper left arm was also inspired by his experience of being bullied. He added that even teachers were mean to him and sent him to the counselor for wearing eyeliner.
Jonathan Davis Wife
Davis has been married twice. First, he was married to his high school sweetheart Renee Perez. They were married on November 28, 1998, in a Medieval-themed ceremony. Together they had a son, Nathan Howsmon Davis, born on October 18, 1995. The couple later divorced in 2000.
Ten years after the release of Korn’s first album, Davis married for the second time in Hawaii on October 10, 2004, this time to former porn star Deven Davis. On March 18, 2005, Davis’ second child, Pirate Howsmon Davis, was born. His third son, Zeppelin Howsmon Davis, was born on April 28, 2007.
On August 17, 2018, Deven Davis died at the age of 39 of an accidental overdose. Her cause of death was a fatal mixture of cocaine, heroin, clonazepam, topiramate and fluoxetine in her system at the time of her death.
Jonathan Davis Career
Davis has an appearance in Queen of the Damned as a ticket hawker. Davis assumes a minor job as Ricky, a break vendor, in the film Seeing Other People. Davis additionally has a job as a store agent in the free film The Still Life.
He has additionally been included in numerous other groups’ music recordings, now and again with Korn and here and there solo. He has showed up with Korn in the Limp Bizkit music recordings for “Break Stuff” and “Confidence”. In 2009, Davis teamed up with Infected Mushroom, a hallucinogenic daze, and electronic music gathering, showing up in the music video for their track “Crushing the Opponent”, just as with dubstep craftsman Datsik on “Evilution.” He likewise worked with the EDM bunch Skynd in their presentation tune genuine wrongdoing tune “Gary Heidnik”. He showed up in the video for that video too.
Davis and the remainder of Korn showed up in a 2005 scene of the satire dramatization TV arrangement Monk, titled “Mr. Priest Gets Stuck in Traffic”.
Davis and Korn voiced themselves in season 3 of South Park in the scene “Korn’s Groovy Pirate Ghost Mystery”, which highlights them as characters roused by the animation Scooby-Doo, driving a van like the Mystery Machine and attempting to illuminate a secret about privateer apparitions.
He voiced Succulentus in a scene of OK K.O.! How about we Be Heroes titled “Know Your Mom”. The character depended on Davis and a spoof of Nu-Metal when all is said in done.
Korn Solo Career
Jonathan Davis first began working on a solo album in 2007, forming the group Jonathan Davis and the SFA. Although he released two live albums with the group, no studio albums were completed. The band disbanded in 2014 after the death of guitarist Shane Gibson. However, in December 2017, Davis began announcing solo tour dates and festival appearances, and in January 2018 he released his first solo single, “What It Is”. On May 25, 2018, he released his debut solo album, Black Labyrinth on Sumerian Records.
JDevil is the EDM alter-ego of Jonathan Davis. He has been DJing since 1987 while he was still in high school. He began working for Pacific West Sound and spun at high school dances and parties on the weekends in Bakersfield.
He used to turn New York free-form, Miami bass, outdated hip bounce, goth, and mechanical. In 2009, he started to DJ again and he acquainted JDevil with the world in 2011 at Infected Mushroom appearances and as an opening follow up on Korn’s Path of Totality Tour. Jonathan wanted to utilize a remarkable name while making music. As he states in a meeting, he has consolidated initials (JD), and ‘shrewdness’ into ‘JDevil’.
He has nicknamed his late spouse, Deven, Devil, which additionally is a piece of JDevil moniker. Jonathan says JDevil speaks to “guilty pleasure and doing anything you desire to do and not overlooking your senses, as long as you don’t hurt anyone.” JDevil’s EDM style consolidates components of dubstep, wilderness, drum and bass, four-on-the-floor, and metal.
Davis has recorded original songs with Korn for Haze and Silent Hill: Downpour. He has also voice acted for the TV show OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes.
Davis created an original fighting game, Pop Scars, which pits popular musical personalities against each other in one-on-one combat. Participants include members of Limp Bizkit, Staind, Marilyn Manson, and Korn itself. Each celebrity has its own personality and sports character designs sketched by comic book artist Marty Emond, while stages feature environmental traps that impede opponents as they fight. Pop Scars never made it past the early design stages, as Davis himself pulled the plug on the project in late 2004.
Jonathan Davis Net Worth
Davis is also known as JDevil, J Devil or JD is American musician recognized as the frontman and lead vocalist of the band Korn. He has an estimated net worth of $45 million.
Jonathan Davis Discography
- Korn (1994)
- Life Is Peachy (1996)
- Follow the Leader (1998)
- Issues (1999)
- Untouchables (2002)
- Take a Look in the Mirror (2003)
- See You on the Other Side (2005)
- Untitled album (2007)
- Korn III: Remember Who You Are (2010)
- The Path of Totality (2011)
- The Paradigm Shift (2013)
- The Serenity of Suffering (2016)
- The Nothing (2019)
Jonathan Davis and the SFA
- Alone I Play (2007)
- Live at the Union Chapel (2011)
Sound Surgery (2012)
Black Labyrinth (2018)
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