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David Campbell is an Australian singer, stage performer, television and radio presenter. He is the son of singer Jimmy Barnes. He is currently the co-host of Today Extra with Sylvia Jefferys on the Nine Network. Campbell is also currently the host of weekend Afternoons (1pm – 4pm) on smoothfm 91.5 in Melbourne and smoothfm 95.3 in Sydney.
|Singer, Television and radio presenter
David Joseph Campbell OAM was born on August 6, 1973 (age 48 years) in Adelaide, Autralia. He is the son of Jimmy Barnes and Kim Campbell. His father is a singer, songwriter, musician aand Cold Chisel frontman. David was raised by his maternal grandmother and believed, until he was about ten years old, that his grandmother was his mother and his actual mother was his sister.
After David Campbell reunited with his father Jimmy Barnes the two performed together on numerous occasions, including on an episode of Dancing with the Stars and at Carols by Candlelight. Both father and son have recorded duets for each other’s studio albums.
David Campbell began working professionally in Australia in 1993, after extensive training in youth theatre, during which he won an Australia Day award for his contribution to youth stars. Campbell attracted attention in Sydney with his role in the hit Australian play Relative Merits.
In 1995 Campbell starred in the revival of Alex Harding’s musical, Only Heaven Knows, for which he was nominated for a MO Award for Best Musical Theatre Performer of the Year. In 1997, Campbell travelled to New York and performed in the Tony Award-winning Love! Valor! Compassion!.
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Campbell appeared in Les Misérables in the role of Marius Campell won the MO Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and New York Backstage Bistro Award as Outstanding Vocalist of the Year.
David Campbell also performed in South Pacific, Guys and Dolls – and in Hey, Mr. Producer!. In 2000, he provided the singing voice for the character Joseph in DreamWorks’ animated film Joseph: King of Dreams.
In 2001, Campbell appeared in the Australian musical Shout! The Legend of The Wild One, the story of rocker Johnny O’Keefe. Since 2001 he has made occasional stage appearances in Australia, in musicals such as Carousel, Sunset Boulevard, and Company. His performance in Sunset Boulevard earned Campbell the award for Best Male Actor in a Musical at the 6th Helpmann Awards.
In 2016, Campbell appeared in Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical. A cast recording was released in September 2016 by Sony Music Australia, featuring Campbell. It debuted at number 9 on the ARIA Charts. For Dream Lover, Campbell received his second Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Musical.
David Campbell released his debut album, Yesterday is Now in 1997. This was followed with his second album in the same year, Taking the Wheel. In 2006, Campbell released The Swing Sessions. In 2008, David released Good Lovin’, an album of songs from the 1960s. A live DVD of the accompanying Good Lovin’ Live tour hit number one on the Australian DVD chart.
Campbell’s album, On Broadway was released in January 2010. On Broadway was released in Australia on 2 April 2010, with a tie-in television documentary David Campbell On Broadway airing on arts channel STVDIO the following day.
On 18 November 2011, an album of early 1980s music called Let’s Go was released in Australia. In June 2014, David released David Campbell Sings John Bucchino, recorded in Australia in May 2014 featuring John Bucchino playing the piano.
In the Australian and New Zealand version of Disney’s 2016 animated film Zootopia, Campbell voices a Koala news anchor. In September 2016, had a role in Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Musical in Sydney. In April 2019, Campbell released Back in the Swing.
In September 2021, David Campbell will release his eleventh studio album, The Saturday Sessions, featuring his take on songs that have shaped his life and career regardless of genre or era.
Television and radio shows
David Campbell was a contestant on the third season of Dancing with the Stars. He has also featured on two series of the celebrity singing competition It Takes Two. He won the second series in 2007, with celebrity partner Jolene Anderson.
Campbell appeared on Hey Hey It’s Saturday, and co-hosted The Morning Show with Kylie Gillies occasionally when Larry Emdur was away. In 2013, Campbell was announced as co-host of Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight with Sonia Kruger.
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In January 2019, Campbell was appointed co-host of Weekend Today replacing Peter Stefanovic. He remained in the position until December 2019, it was announced that in 2020 Campbell will host Today Extra full time with Richard Wilkins replacing him on Weekend Today.
In April 2020, David Campbell hosted Music from the Home Front, a music concert recorded from musicians’ homes and broadcast on network 9 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Campbell started on smoothfm in May 2012.
David Campbell is married to Lisa Hewitt, they had their wedding in 2008. His wife is a British producer. The couple has three children Leo Campbell, Betty Campbell, Billy Campbell and are living a happy life without facing any kind of problems, tension and misunderstanding. However, Campbell was appointed Artistic Director of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in 2008, and his programming began with the June 2009 festival. The 2011 Cabaret Festival was his last as Artistic Director.
David Campbell net worth
How much is David Campbell worth? David Campbell net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his career as a singer, stage performer, television and radio presenter. He has a monthly salary range of $70,000 to $270,000. His successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. Campbell is one of the richest and influential television presenters/singers in Australia.