Jonathan Davis Biography

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Jonathan Davis is an American singer, musician, and songwriter best known for the lead role he played in the band named Korn which was the result of the dissolution of two bands which are Sexart and L.A.P.D. his idiosyncratic personality and style were an inspiration as well as an influence on lots of musicians who came to perform after him.JD or J devil were the names given to him by his fans which definitely suited his aura.

Early Life 

Jonathan was born on January 18 1971 in Bakersfield California USA, Jonathan Davis is the son of Holly Marie. He has one real sister while a stepsister and a stepbrother with who he grew up. He was 3 years old when his parents divorced and was raised by his father who worked as a keyboardist for buck Owens and Frank Zappa and his mother was a dancer. JD suffered several bouts of asthma as a child and also a near-fatal asthma attack when he was 5 years old. He attended highland high school and was often bullied for his different appearances. But it, later on, was the inspiration for one of the Korn song named faget

Jonathan Davis Career

Davis began his career in 2007. Although he released two live albums with the group, his band was disbanded in 2014. He released his first solo single in 2018 “what it is “. At the young age of 16, JDevil started working as a DJ for pacific west sound and used to rock the high school dances and parties on the weekend in Bakersfield. He used to spin the New York freestyle, Miami bass, goth, and old-school hip hop. He used to evolve in different styles after his two decades in Korn. Some of the major projects include working on the movie queen of the damned, creating an original fight game names pop scars, recorded original songs with Korn for the video game Haze. Davis and Korn voiced themselves in season 3 of south park, he also collaborated with many bands like infected mushroom and EDM.

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Jonathan Davis Biography

Real Name Jonathan Howsmon Davis
Birth Date January 18, 1971
Age 50 Years
Birth Place Bakersfield, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Capricorn

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimetres – 187 cm 
Weight in Kilograms – 79 kg  –  in Pounds –  174 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Average


Father Rick Davis
Mother Holly Chacez
Sister Amanda Chavez, Alyssa Davis
Brother None


School Highland High School
College Not Known

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Wife Deven Davis ( m. 2004 –2018), Renee Perez ( m. 1998 -2000)
Children Three (Nathan, Pirate, Zeppelin)

Personal Life

He did not have a smooth childhood as he was abused when he was young and when he informed his family about the same, they didn’t take it into consideration. Further, there are also rumors that he said in his interview that he was abused by his stepmom. Except that he was married twice, first with his high school sweetheart Reeneperez and has a son named Nathan but he divorced her in the year 2000 while he remarried Deevan Davis in the year 2004 and had two sons named pirate and zeppelin and filed a divorce in 2016 but unfortunately she died in 2018.

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Jonathan Davis Net Worth

Jonathan has a net worth of dollar 50 million and his income per year is 8.17 million which he earned by the position of frontman in the band Korn and being the lead vocalist. His record sales vary from 60,000 dollars to 7,500,000 dollars including his solo albums and song with the band Korn.


  • Davis’s great-grandmother used to play pipe records.
  • Davis also used to do a lot of military visits to the united states armed force station in Europe and Ramstein airbase Germany and he made a documentary of “wounded warriors”.
  • From the political point of view, Davis supported libertine republic party candidate Ronpaul and said that Barack Obama basically dragged the country down in the worst its ever been
  • Davis was sued twice by Rosenblatt because in a 2002 interview he did not use the museum name which was written in the contract and in interviews he said that Davis and his other partners threatened his life on several occasions.

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