Damiano David is an Italian singer and songwriter best known as the vocalist of the Italian rock band Måneskin, which won the Sanremo Music Festival 2021 and the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 (as the Italian representative in the latter) with the song "Zitti e buoni".
He is noted for his "natural charisma of the great frontmen", and as an Italian fashion icon.
Italian rock singer who rose to fame as the lead singer of the band Måneskin. He and the band competed on the popular talent show program The X Factor in 2017, which led to him amassing a following on his ykaaar Instagram account. The group also won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2021.
He made a cameo appearance on the television program A Family Doctor. In 2021, his band Måneskin won the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
He had first met Victoria De Angelis and Thomas Raggi, his future band members from Måneskin, at secondary school.
When he had auditioned for the position of a vocalist in a local band, he was initially rejected because the band had considered his style to be ‘too pop’. His persistence at joining the band had however seen him get accepted into the band eventually. He had also, in parallel, tried to change his demeanor and musical style, learning to express himself more freely. In the early days of a struggling music career, he had busked for quite a while in the streets of Rome.
His band, Måneskin, had first come into the spotlight in 2017 when they had finished in 2nd position overall in the 11th season of the Italian version of the popular competition-based talent reality TV show, X Factor.
He is from Italy. He has a brother named Jacopo. He got engaged to model Giorgia Soleri in 2021.
He shared a birthday with the late rock and roll icon Elvis Presley.
Height : 5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
Weight : 72 kg or 158.5 lbs