David Essex Net Worth

David Essex Net Worth is
$30 Million

David Essex Biography

His second album David Essex in 1974 reached #2 in the united kingdom. David Essex was created in Plaistow, London, England in 1947. In 1974 he was nominated for a BAFTA Film Award for some Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Functions for That’ll Be your day. His debut studio album Rock On premiered in 1973 and reached #7 in the united kingdom and #32 in america.David Essex net worthy of: David Essex can be an English musician, actor, and singer-songwriter who includes a net worthy of of $30 million. His singles “Gonna CAUSE YOU TO a Superstar” and “Keep Me Close” both reached #1 in the united kingdom and he also acquired success with the music “Rock On” and “A Winter’s Tale”. As an actor Essex starred as Davey Jackson in the tv screen series The River in 1988. His most widely known function emerged starring as Eddie in it series EastEnders in 2011. He also starred in the films Assault, All Coppers Are…, WHICH WILL BE your day, Stardust, The Big Bus, Silver Wish Racer, Shogun Warrior, Tribe, Traveller, and The Guvnors. Essex has already established 16 Best 40 albums and 19 Best 40 singles in britain.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameDavid Essex
Net Worth$30 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 23, 1947
Height1.77 m
ProfessionFilm Score Composer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, A Winter's Tale, Rock On, Gonna Make You A Star
SpouseSusan Hallam-Wright (m. 2010), Carlotta Christy (m. 1997–2008), Maureen Neal (m. 1971–1996), A Winter's Tale, Rock On, Gonna Make You A Star
ChildrenVerity Cook, Kit Cook, Billy Cook, Danny Cook, A Winter's Tale, Rock On, Gonna Make You A Star
ParentsAlbert Cook, Olive Cook, A Winter's Tale, Rock On, Gonna Make You A Star
NominationsGrammy Award for Best New Artist, BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Musical, A Winter's Tale, Rock On, Gonna Make You A Star
MoviesThe Guvnors, Kabuto, Hands Up!, Silver Dream Racer, The Big Bus, Stardust, That'll Be the Day, Octaman
TV ShowsThe River

Interesting Facts

1 Owns a 750cc Triumph T140E(S) Bonneville Electro which was presented to him by the workers of Triumph Motorcycles Ltd when he promoted the model with Formula 1 racing driver, James Hunt, to help their worker's co-operative at the famous Meriden factory.
2 Created the role of Che in the stage production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's and Tim Rice's musical "Evita" in London, appearing along with Elaine Paige and Joss Ackland. To this day, "Oh What a Circus" is one of his best numbers.
3 Is a gypsy and is a past president of the Romany Union of Great Britain.
4 David starred as Jesus in the original London cast of "Godspell". The cast also included Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons as John the Baptist/Judas and Gay Soper of "Les Misérables" fame.
5 Nominated for a Grammy for his smash hit single "Rock On" in 1974.
6 Performed in musical versions of "Mutiny on the Bounty" and "She Stoops to Conquer."
7 He recorded the hit song "Rock On" in 1974 which was remade 15 years later by singer/actor Michael Damian, formerly of The Young and the Restless (1973).


1 In the '70s, '60s, '80s, everybody knew what was in the charts.
2 I stopped wearing an earring about 15 years ago. Now that I'm a grandfather, I'm not comfortable with it anymore. [The Guardian, Nov. 27, 2009]
3 A very warm and honest person and a performer of great depth, not really an introvert but where would we be without Gary Glitter, our leader?


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1974 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles That'll Be the Day (1973)



The Black Prince 2016 post-production Colonel Hurbon
The Guvnors 2014 Mickey Snr
Traveller 2013/I Blackberry
EastEnders 2011 TV Series Eddie Moon Eddie
Tribe 2011 Blackberry
Heartbeat 2000 TV Series Johnny Lee
Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Premiere Collection Encore 1992 Video
Journey of Honor 1991 Don Pedro
The River 1988 TV Series Davey Jackson
Lyrics by Tim Rice 1985 Video Che / Himself (segment "Oh, What A Circus' / 'A Winter's Tale")
Rece do góry 1981
Silver Dream Racer 1980 Nick Freeman
David Essex 1977 TV Series Host
The Big Bus 1976 Bus Passenger
The Christmas Messenger 1975 TV Short The Storyteller (voice)
Twiggy 1975 TV Series
¡Señoras y señores! 1975 TV Series
Stardust 1974 Jim MacLaine
London Bridge 1974 TV Series
Sez Les 1973 TV Series Special Guest
The John Denver Show 1973 TV Series
That'll Be the Day 1973 Jim MacLaine
All Coppers Are... 1972 Ronnie Briggs
Carry on Henry VIII 1971 Man At Speaker's Corner (scenes deleted)
In the Devil's Garden 1971/I Man in Chemist Shop
Smashing Time 1967 Beatnik (uncredited)


Dream a Little Dream 1989 writer: "Rock On"
Happy Families TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1985 writer - 1 episode, 1985
The Two Ronnies 1982 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Cannon and Ball 1982 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Silver Dream Racer 1980 performer: "Silver Dream Machine", "Looking for Someone" / writer: "Silver Dream Machine", "Looking for Someone", "I Think I'll Always Love You"
Top of the Pops TV Series performer - 11 episodes, 1975 - 1980 writer - 5 episodes, 1975 - 1980
Hi-Riders 1978 lyrics: "Rock On" / music: "Rock On" / performer: "Rock On"
All This and World War II 1976 Documentary performer: "Yesterday"
Stardust 1974 performer: "You Kept Me Waiting", "Take It Away", "Dea Sancta", "Stardust" / writer: "Stardust"
That'll Be the Day 1973 performer: "Rock On", "Singing The Blues" uncredited / writer: "Rock On"
Lorraine 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sounds of the 80s 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Cut Snake 2014 performer: "Rock On" / writer: "Rock On" - as D. Essex
EastEnders 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs 2011 TV Movie documentary performer: "A Winter's Tale"
The Hooker with a Heart of Gold 2010 performer: "Rock On" / writer: "Rock On"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cold Case TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
War of the Servers 2007 performer: "Brave New World"
The Sopranos TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Extras TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2005
The Long Weekend 2005 performer: "Hold Me Close" / writer: "Hold Me Close"
The Devil's Rejects 2005 performer: "Rock On" / writer: "Rock On"
Six Feet Under TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2003 writer - 1 episode, 2003
For Earth Below 2002 Short performer: "Rock On" / writer: "Rock On"
Savage Honeymoon 2000 performer: "Rock On" / writer: "Rock On"
Dick 1999 performer: "Rock On" / writer: "Rock On"
Stars in Their Eyes 1993-1999 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Car Trouble, Darlin' 1994 Short performer: "Rock On" / writer: "Rock On"
Baywatch TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1994 writer - 1 episode, 1994
New Year's Rockin' Eve 1990 1989 TV Special writer: "Rock On" - uncredited

Music Department

The River TV Series music arranger - 6 episodes, 1988 music producer - 6 episodes, 1988 singer - 6 episodes, 1988


The River 1988 TV Series 6 episodes
Silver Dream Racer 1980


The David Essex Story Documentary completed Himself
Lorraine 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Wright Stuff 2005-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest Panelist / Guest Panelist
Mel & Sue 2015 TV Series Himself
Loose Women 2003-2014 TV Series Himself / Himself - Performer
Daybreak 2011 TV Series Himself - LA Correspondent
The One Show 2008-2011 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
The 5 O'Clock Show 2010 TV Series Himself
The Alan Titchmarsh Show 2008 TV Series Himself
The Story of Light Entertainment 2006 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Bring Back... The Christmas Number One 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
What Have You Done Today Mervyn Day? 2005 Documentary Mervyn's Grandfather (voice)
Today with Des and Mel 2003 TV Series Himself
The Afternoon Show 2002 TV Series Himself - Performer
Kelly 2002 TV Series Himself
10 Years of Heartbeat 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Liquid News 2001 TV Series Himself
Live Talk 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Winton's Wonderland 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks 1999 TV Series Himself
The Frank Skinner Show 1999 TV Series Himself
Noel's House Party 1997 TV Series Himself
The Radio One Story 1997 TV Movie documentary Himself
Surprise Surprise! 1993-1997 TV Series Himself
Barrymore 1997 TV Series Himself
Mondo Rosso 1995 TV Series documentary Himself
Live & Kicking 1994 TV Series Himself
This Is Your Life 1992 TV Series documentary Himself
Noel's Christmas Presents 1990 TV Movie Himself
The Royal Variety Performance 1989 1989 TV Movie Himself
Juke Box Jury 1989 TV Series Himself - Panellist
The Noel Edmonds Saturday Roadshow 1989 TV Series Himself
Live from Her Majesty's 1984-1987 TV Series Himself
No 73 1985 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself
Aspel & Company 1985 TV Series Himself
The Saturday Show 1984 TV Series Himself
Saturday Superstore 1982-1983 TV Series Himself
Pop Quiz 1982 TV Series Himself
The Two Ronnies 1982 TV Series Himself
The Video Age 1982 TV Series Himself
The David Essex Showcase 1982 TV Series Himself
Cannon and Ball 1982 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Get Set for Summer 1981 TV Series Himself
The Kenny Everett Video Show 1979-1981 TV Series Himself
Friday Night, Saturday Morning 1980 TV Series Himself
Get It Together 1980 TV Series Himself - Guest
On the Road 1979 TV Series documentary Performer
Top of the Pops 1973-1979 TV Series Himself / Gonna Make You A Star / Guest / ...
Numéro 1 1975-1978 TV Series Himself
Saturday Night at the Mill 1978 TV Series Himself
The Basil Brush Show 1976 TV Series Himself
Music-Hall à Provins 1976 TV Series Himself
New American Bandstand 1965 1974-1975 TV Series Himself
The 17th Annual Grammy Awards 1975 TV Special Himself
Dinah! 1975 TV Series Himself
In Concert 1975 TV Series Himself
Disco 1975 TV Series Himself
Rock Concert 1974-1975 TV Series Himself
45 1974 TV Series Himself
Twiggs 1974 TV Series Himself
Top à... 1973-1974 TV Series Himself
In Session 1974 TV Series Himself
Lift Off 1970 TV Series Himself / Himself - As David & Rozaa
Set 'em Up Joe 1969 TV Series Himself
Discotheque 1968 TV Series Himself
Five O'Clock Club 1966 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Where Are They Now? The Reunions 2016 TV Movie documentary
Sounds of the 80s 2015 TV Series Himself
Top of the Pops: The Story of 1977 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of the War of the Worlds: Minigame Adventure 2011 Video Game The Artilleryman
War of the Servers 2007 Artilleryman (uncredited)
The Best of the Royal Variety 2006 TV Series Himself
Girls and Boys: Sex and British Pop 2005 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
The 100 Greatest Musicals 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Glam Rock: The DVD 2003 Video Himself
Top of the Pops 2 1994 TV Series Himself
Clapper Board 1981 TV Series
Top of the Pops 1978-1980 TV Series Himself

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