Damiano David - Updated Apr 2024

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Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy

Damiano David


Damiano David is a well-known Italian rock singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and social media influencer. Damiano David is known as the leadman of the rock band ‘Måneskin’ which won the Sanremo Music Festival 2021 and subsequently the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 representing Italy with the song “Zitti e buoni.”

Early Life

On the 8th of January 1999, in Rome, Italy, Damiano David was born. He is 25 years old as of 2024 and holds Italian nationality. In addition, he has the birth sign of Capricorn and follows Christianity by religion. Similarly, he belongs to a mixed ethnicity.

He is the son of Daniele David (father) and Rosa Scognamiglio (mother). Professionally, his father is a flight attendant while his mother is also a flight attendant. He grew up with his elder brother whose name is Jacopo David.

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Caption: Damiano David childhood photo (Source: Facebook)


Talking about his academic background, he completed his early schooling at the Licenciato Linguistico Eugenio, a school in Rome. Moreover, he joined a band and indulged himself in music.

Professional Career

From the age of six years old, Damiano David started singing. After meeting with Victoria De Angelis and Thomas Raggi, they formed the band ‘Måneskin’ during his high school years.

The band was formed in 2016, and in its early years, they played as buskers in the streets of the city of Rome. But, the band soon rose to fame when they finished second in the eleventh season of the Italian talent show ‘X Factor.’

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Caption: Damiano David singing in a concert along with his band (Source: Instagram)

Damiano David is the frontman of the band. After that, the band debuted with the studio album ‘Il Ballo della Vita’ and tour in 2018 and 2019. The band released their second studio album ‘Teatro d’ira: Vol. I’m in the year 2021.

Moreover, he sang a cover version of the song “I Wanna Be Your Dog”, by the Stooges, as well as voicing the character of Jeffrey, the assistant of the main antagonist, for the Italian dub of the 2021 film Cruella.


His rock band  Måneskinwon the Sanremo Music Festival 2021 and the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 (as the Italian representative in the latter) with the song “Zitti e buoni.”

Damiano David – Net Worth 2024

Being the frontman and lead singer of Måneskin, he has earned a good sum of money. As of 2022, Damiano has an estimated net worth of over $4 million, and his earnings and salary are still a mystery. Mostly, he earned from band albums, and concerts, and also earned from his movies appearances.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Damiano David with his girlfriend (Source: Instagram)

Talking about his relationship status, Damiano is currently dating his girlfriend, Giorgia Soler. Professionally, his girlfriend is an Italian model and influencer. The couple began or has been in a relationship since 2017. And, there are not any signs of their separation at the moment, and might soon marry if everything goes well.


In the Eurovision Song Contest in May 2021 in Rotterdam, he and his band participated. After performing on their latest song, “Zitti e buoni’ helped them to gain immense popularity. And, also help them to win the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.

Moreover, after winning the competition, Damiano was caught on a live video appearing to sniff something off the table. It made him a part of the media controversy. Fans and other people predict that he was taking drugs.

In addition, he was accused of taking drugs (cocaine) during the TV broadcast. However, the singer has asked to take a drug test and denied all the charges, the accusations were still there.

According to him, he bent over the table because one of the band members had broken glass on his feet. Moreover, the band’s Instagram post also stated that none of its members take drugs like cocaine and his drug test report also came back negative.

Damiano David – Body Measurements

This Italian singer stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 72 kg. Moreover, he has dark brown hair with dark brown eyes color and other information regarding his other body stats is unknown.

Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@ykaaar’ there are over 5.2 million followers. Similarly, there are over 248.5k followers on his Twitter page ‘@daviddamiano99’ and over 44k followers on his Facebook.