Dan Avidan is an American musician who is also a major craze on the internet. He is also a songwriter, actor, and comedian. More details on his life and career are below!
Dan Avidan and his birth, age, parents, childhood, and education
As per his wiki, Dan Avidan is 39 years of age being born on 14 March 1979 in Springfield, New Jersey. His father was called Avigdor Avidan and her hails from Israel. He migrated to the US and met his wife and Dan’s mother Debra Schwartz there.
His father is a war veteran and had taken part in the Yom Kippur War. Dan has a sister who is younger than him and called Dana. She is also as talented as her elder brother. She is the executive correspondent of the famous Instyle magazine and is also a bench jeweler.
His full name is Leigh Daniel Avidan. Dan studied at the Jonathan Dayton High School and after his graduation from there, he began to learn ‘advertising’ at the Boston University.
But quickly his interest in advertising waned off and he dropped out of college. He became an exchange student and went to study Botany at the Tufts University satellite Campus in the French Alps. He holds an American nationality and his ethnicity is Jewish.
Dan Avidan and his inclination towards music, career
Dan came in contact with the indie rock band called Northern Hues and his interest in music began. The band was based in Philadelphia and was created in 2002 by Aron Brand, Jeff Rains, and few others. He joined the band in 2003 and became a songwriter and main singer for them.
They released a self-titled EP and also at a live track in a popular café haunt in Philadelphia. The band dispersed in mid-2005.
Dan Avidan and his new band
At the end of 2006, he and Peter Lennox paired up to form the pop duo band called Skyhill. He also he was the main singer and songwriter. Their album Run with the Hunted was released in 2007. They did a New York tour in 2008 and separated after that due to creative differences.
With two failures, he was determined to make the next band a success. He and Brian Wecht formed a band called Ninja Sex Party and it released four albums namely NSFW in 2011, Strawberries and creams in 2013, Attitude City in 2015, and Cool Patrol in 2018. In 2016, they released a cover album called Under the Covers and this was followed the next year with a sequel. The next sequel is expected next year. Dan is also called Danny Sexbang.
Dan Avidan’s other projects
Since 2012, Dan is co-host of the show Game Grumps on YouTube channel and of its spinoff called Steam Train. They also have a new side band called Starbomb in which there are song parodies. Their subscribers on it are more than 3.6 million. Talking of his team and show, Dan had once said:
“We have so much faith in each other that we know that whatever situation we find ourselves in, there will be some humor we can find in it.”
His net worth is estimated to be around $ 3 million.
Dan Avidan and his health
Dan Avidan also suffers from depression and OCD and has battled it throughout well.
Dan Avidan and his personal life, girlfriend, wife, children
Dan Avidan is secretive about his personal life and has been successful in keeping it under wraps. He has not revealed anything on it to his fans and viewers. It is not known whether he has a girlfriend or is dating anyone. He is said to be not married yet and has no children.
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