David Guetta is a famous French DJ and producer who conquered the musical Olympus with hard work and unique style. For more than 20 years, his tracks have been leading the world charts, and his concerts have attracted thousands of fans around the world.
David Guetta: biography
David Pierre Guetta was born in Paris on November 7, 1967 and became the third child in the family. At school, the boy studied mediocre, his parents often hired tutors and dreamed that his son would receive a law degree. But Guetta had no talent for the exact sciences, but he had an incredible craving for music. At the age of 14, he begins to throw school parties, while taking 10 francs for an entrance, and pave his own creative path.
David Guetta: the beginning of a career
In the mid-80s, David already works as a DJ in many clubs in Paris. According to him, in those days, DJing was just becoming popular, so the working conditions were not the most comfortable to say the least. In the Le Palace club, the young musician was allocated a cellar from which he could only see the dancers 'feet, and in Les Bains Douches he had a small windowless room from which he had to run to the dance floor to see the dancers' reaction to the set track.
In the late 80s, David met the track Love Can't Turn Around by the American house-style artist Farley Jackmaster Funk. The new direction captures the DJ so much that he focuses all his attention on it. Out-of-the-box music is quickly capturing the hearts of nightlife fans, and David Guetta is invited by Rex to host the first house party in Paris.
In 1992, David Guetta's single Up & Away, recorded with Robert Owens, appeared on the air. This year becomes a new milestone for the musician in his career. Gaining more and more popularity, he opens the Le Bain-Douche nightclub, where such stars as John Galyanno and Calvin Klein become regular guests.
David Guetta: career rise
David Guetta's track Just a Little More Love, recorded with Nashvville leader Chriss Willis in 2001, literally explodes the European charts and becomes the anthem of club life.
Over the next years, David Guetta was actively working on his new albums and producing various events.
In 2007, Guetta presents to the world his album Pop Life, consisting of 13 tracks, performed in the style of house and electro.
In 2009, the DJ released another creation called One Love. The album includes songs performed with Rihanna, Black Eyed Peas and other stars. The single Sexy Bitch is at the top of the European charts.
His work is highly regarded, and the musician receives the prestigious Grammy Award for Best Remix of the Year. Also, according to the popular English magazine Dj Magazine, David Guetta tops the list of the top best DJs in the world.
In 2016, David Guetta records the official anthem for the FIFA World Cup held in France.
In 2017, David Guetta celebrated his 50th anniversary.
Today, the musician collaborates with such world stars as Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Fergie, Sia, hosts a popular radio show, produces musical events, and prepares for his new European tour.
David Guetta: personal life
David Guetta met his future wife Ketty in the early 90s, in one of the Parisian nightclubs. In 1992, the couple united their union by marriage. For David, his wife became not only a beloved woman, but also a creative associate, with whom he implemented all his projects. In the marriage, the couple had two children, a son Tim Elvis and a daughter Angie.
In 2012, on the island of Ibiza, David and Ketty re-held a wedding ceremony, which, unfortunately, could not save the family from divorce. In 2014, they officially announced that they were breaking up after 22 years of marriage.
In 2015, the musician began an affair with Cuban model Jessica Ledon, whom he still meets today.