David Michael Hasselhoff

David Hasselhoff

Famous as:
Actor, Singer, Producer
July 17, 1952
Birth Place:
Baltimore, Maryland

6' 4" (1.93 m)


  • 1970 Graduate of Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Illinois. He is also listed in the Alumni Hall of Fame.
  • Attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts (Chicago) and the California Institute of Arts (Los Angeles).

Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff (Dec. 8, 1989 - July 27, 2006) (divorced)

Two children:

  • Taylor Ann Hasselhoff (born May 5, 1990)
  • Hayley Amber Hasselhoff (born August 26, 1992)

Catherine Hickland (March 24, 1984 - March 1, 1989) (divorced)

Four sisters:

  • Diane (b. 19 May 1950)
  • Joyce (b. 1 July 1954)
  • Jean (b. 7 March 1956)
  • Lisa (b. 5 July 1968)


  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California in 1996.
  • Saved a drowning child. [August 1995]
  • Helped to rescue a car crash victim. [March 1995]
  • In 1989, he was awarded "Most Popular and Best Selling Artist of the Year" in Germany and was invited to perform 'Freedom' on the Berlin Wall New Year's Eve 1989.
  • In 1990, Cosmopolitan's Editor Helen Gurley Brown chose him for her magazine's 25th anniversary issue.
  • Is mainly of German ancestry.
  • His sister, Jean Hasselhoff, appeared in the "Knight Rider" episode, "Knight Rider: Dead of Knight" (1984), as Stanley Kamel's secretary, "Rosemary".
  • Is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as "The Most Watched TV Star in the World", thanks to starring roles in both "Knight Rider" (1982) and "Baywatch" (1989).