Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis


1/18/1971, Bakersfield, CA

Birth Name

Jonathan Houseman Davis


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Born in Bakersfield, California, Jonathan Davis recorded demos in his father's studio for most of his teenage years. Later he joined a band called Sex Art. Sex Art was performing in a club one night, where James Shaffer and Brian Welch saw Jonathan Davis singing, and asked him…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Jonathan's band, Korn, has (as of 2009) released 8 studio albums, 4 compilations and 2 live albums.

    • Jonathan featured in the songs "This Town" by Human Waste Project, "Ty Jonathan Down" by Videodrone, and "Nobody Like You" by Limp Bizkit.

    • In October 22, 2006. Jonathan Davis presented at the Chainsaw Awards for Best in Horror-Themed Cinema.

    • Jonathan created the video game Pop Scars.

    • Jonathan has a son named Nathan Houseman Davis. He was born October 18, 1995 by Jonathan's now ex-wife, Renee Perez.
      Jonathan was re-married to Devon Davis on January 03, 2003. Their son, Pirate Houseman Davis, was born on March 18, 2005.

    • Jonathan will be playing the role of "The Devil" in Ethan Dettenmaier's new film, Sin-Jin, which will be released in late October, 2009.

    • Jonathan gave up his alcohol and drug addiction seven years ago. He has found that his family is what makes him happy and he says he is not so depressed as he once was.

    • Jonathan joined his high school's bagpipe band at Highland High. He won many awards for his talents at a young age.

    • Jonathan's older half-brother, Mark Chavez, is the former lead singer of the band, Adema.

    • Jonathan got the nickname HIV after being called terrible names as a teen.
      That is where the tattoo came from.

    • At the age of 16 he became a coroner's assistant at the Coroners Department in Kern County. He graduated at the San Francisco School of Mortuary Science.

    • Jonathan was sexually abused as a child by his neighbor. The rumours about his father are false. Jonathan and his father have a very good relationship. The song "Mr. Rogers" was written about the neighbor.

    • Jonathan's sister is Alyssa Davis, his half brother is Mark Davis and his father is Rick Davis.

    • Jonathan was asthmatic in his childhood.

    • Jonathan owns a Volkswagen that belonged to Ted Bundy.

    • Jonathan collects John Wayne Gasey's old clown stuff.

  • Quotes

    • Jonathan: I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.

    • Jonathan: Ever since I've had a kid I totally have new respect for my dad.

    • Jonathan: A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.

    • Jonathan: The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.

    • Jonathan: What I absolutely can't do is just sit around, that drives me crazy. I go nuts! I'm far too nervous, too high strung to sit around. It's not my thing; I can't deal with it!