Jonathan Davis’s Birthday – January 18th, 1971
Posted 1/18/2013 12:00:00 AM

Jonathan Davis’s Birthday – January 18th, 1971

 

Conversation Starters

  • Happy Birthday to Korn frontman Jonathan Davis! Name your favorite Korn song!
  • Jonathan Davis of Korn turns 42 today! Have you heard any of his work as his alter ego, JDevil?
  • The dread-locked Jonathan Davis is 42 years old today! Do you know which metal band he fronts?
    • Answer: Korn

Fast Facts

  • Born Jonathan Houseman Davis on January 18, 1971 in Bakersfield, CA
  • Began recording tracks in his father’s studio as a teenager
  • Was a mortuary science student who moonlighted in a group called Sexart before being discovered by the other members of Korn in 1993 (called LAPD at the time)
  • Is the lead singer for Korn
  • Wrote many of the tracks for the movie Queen of the Damned
  • His alter ego is JDevil or JD
  • Davis is an Electronic Dance Music (EDM) producer, DJ and performer
  • Appears in the film called Wounded Warriors, a documentary that chronicles his trip to Ramstein Air Base
  • Korn introduced a new style to their music, dubstep, into their 2011 album The Path of Totality
  • He has a custom designed bio-mechanical microphone by H.R. Giger

Personal Life

  • Married to Renee Perez from 1998-2000
  • Married Devon Davis in 2004
  • Has three kids (one by Perez and two by Davis)

Discography

  • Korn
    • 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 (2007)
    • Korn III: Remember Who You Are (2010)
    • The Path of Totality (2011)
    • Solo
      • Alone I Play
      • Will release another solo album as his alter ego J Devil

RIAA

  • Korn- multi-platinum (1999)
  • Life is Peachy-multi-platinum (1999)
  • Follow the Leader- multi-platinum (2002)
  • Issues- multi-platinum (1999)
  • Untouchables- platinum (2002)
  • Take a Look in the Mirror-platinum (2003)
  • See You on the Other Side- platinum (2006)
  • Untitled-gold (2007)

Awards

  • MTV Video Music Awards
    • Best Editing (1999)
    • Best Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Video (1999)
    • Best Rock Video (2000)
    • Grammys
      • Short Form Music Video (2000)
      • Best Metal Performance (2003)

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