Daniel Johnston Rank
About Daniel Johnston
Daniel Johnston got many people interested in his music in the 1980s by handing out copies of his homemade cassette recordings to random people he met in Austin, Texas.
He garnered nationwide attention after Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was spotted with Johnston’s “Hi, How Are You” album’s artwork on his T-shirt.
Besides his music career, Johnston also found success as a visual artist, getting an opportunity to showcase his work in international galleries.
He was the son of Mabel Ruth Voyles and William Dale Johnston. He had four elder siblings. He had a long-term battle with bipolar disorder and had to endure extended stays in mental health institutions.
It is believed that he may have passed on overnight from a heart attack, when he was found dead on 11 September 2019.
“The Devil and Daniel Johnston” is a documentary that detailed his mental health struggle.
Daniel Johnston Rank
F.A.Q. about Daniel Johnston
When is his birthday?
Daniel Johnston's birthday is on January 22, 1961.
In how many days is his birthday?
Daniel's birthday is in 54 days
How old was Daniel when he died?
He was 58 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 11, 2019.
How old would he be today?
Daniel Johnston would be 60 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Daniel from?
He was born in Sacramento, California, U.S..
Daniel Johnston's Popularity
Daniel Johnston was a famous American singer-songwriter, who was born on January 22, 1961. As a person born on this date, Daniel Johnston is listed in our database as the 98th most popular celebrity for the day (January 22) and the 300th most popular for the year (1961).
People born on January 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Daniel Johnston is the 2640th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Daniel Johnston's birthday, Daniel Johnston is the 17571st most famous American and ranks 46th in famous people born in Sacramento, California, U.S.
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