David Byrne

Rock Singer

Birthday May 14, 1952

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Dumbarton, Scotland

Age 71 years old

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Avant-garde musician and lead singer of the Talking Heads. The band released 8 albums throughout their legendary career. He performed such hits as "Psycho Killer," "Burning Down the House," and "Heaven."

Before Fame

When he founded the Talking Heads, he had just dropped out of the Maryland Institute College of Art.


He won a Grammy Award, an Oscar Award, and many Golden Globes. In 2018, he created a musical called American Utopia which was met with critical and audience support. 

Family Life

He married Adelle Lutz in July of 1987; they divorced in 2004. He has a daughter named Malu.

Associated With

Byrne and St. Vincent collaborated on an album called Love This Giant.