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David Ashworth Gates is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer, frontman, and co-lead singer (with Jimmy Griffin) of the group Bread. The band is known for reaching the tops of the musical charts in Europe and North America on several occasions in the 1970s. The band was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.
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Gates, in 1967, produced and arranged the debut album of a band called The Pleasure Fair, of which Robb Royer was a member. A year later, Gates got together with Royer and Jimmy Griffin to form Bread and was signed by the Elektra record company, for the eight years. In 1969, Elektra released Bread’s first album, Bread, which ranked at No. 127 on the Billboard 200. In June 1969, gates released his first single, “Dismal Day,” but did not sell well.
Family and Personal Life
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Gates appears to be a very loyal man as he has remained married to high school sweetheart Jo Rita since 1959. They have together raised four children: three of whom are lawyers and one a cardiothoracic surgeon. Gates, purchased a 1,400-acre (570 ha) cattle ranch using the royalties he earned during his time with the group. Presently, he lives happily with his wife in Mount Vernon, Washington.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Jo Rita|
|Children/Kids||Yes, Angelyn Gates|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||David Ashworth Gates|
|Age (as of today)||82 years|
|Date of Birth||December 11, 1940|
|Place of Birth||Tulsa, Oklahoma|
|Height||1.78 m, 5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight||68 kg, 150 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$5 million|
|Occupation||Musician, Producer, Singer-songwriter|
Height, Weight, and Age
David Gates' height is above average measuring 1.78 m. David Gates weighs 68 kg. Being born on December 11, 1940, translates to an age of 82 years as of todays date (July 17, 2023).