David Soul
David Soul
Celebrated Name: David Soul
Real Name/Full Name: David Richard Solberg
Gender: Male
Age: 80 years old
Birth Date: August 28, 1943
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois
Nationality: American- British
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Hellen Snell
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): YES China Soul, Brendan Soul, Christopher Soul, Tyler Soul, Jon Soul
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): NO
Is David Soul Gay?: NO
Profession: Actor, Singer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $2 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

David Soul is a well-known American-British actor and Singer and is best known for his roles in various popular movies in the 1970s. One of his major works was when he starred as Detective Kenneth Hutchinson “Hutch” in the well-known television series “ Starsky & Hutch” in the year 1975 to 1979. He has starred in many popular movies, including Here comes the bride, Star trek, the yellow rose, Casablanca, and a whole lot more.

Maybe you know about David Soul very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of David Soul’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

On August 28, 1943, David Soul was born to Dr. Richard W. Solberg and June Johanne (Nelson) in the city of Chicago, Illinois. His father was a Lutheran Minister, a professor of History and political science and Director of Higher Education for the Lutheran Church in America, which is now part of the ELCA, he was also the Senior Representative for Lutheran World Relief during the reconstruction of Germany after the Second World War from the year 1949 to 1956, and his mother was a teacher. Soul`s both grandfathers were evangelist, during his youth days, the family moved a lot due to the nature of his father`s job.

He graduated from Washington School located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, he later attended Augustana College, this is where the father is taught political science and history- after two years there he withdrew and moved to Mexico with his family where he joined and studied at the University of the Americans. It is there where Soul changed his career path to follow his passion for music, having been inspired by students who taught him to play the guitar. His first appearance when he left Mexico was in a club called The 10 O`clock in Minneapolis.

Personal Life

David Soul`s love life has been one hell of a rollercoaster, and he was married five times; he has five sons and one daughter. In 1964 is when he got married the first time to Mirriam “Mim” Solberg, an actress, the marriage only lasted one year, they had one child together.

He then married another actress by the name Karen Carlson in 1968, they met on the set of the series “Here comes the bride,” they too had one child but ended up divorcing in 1977.

When Soul was filming Starsky and Hutch, he was in an open relationship with an actress known as Lynne Marta. He married again in 1988 to Julia Nickson, they were blessed with a child, who is a songwriter/singer, her name is China Soul, and onto his fifth marriage to Helen Snell in June of 2010 but they had been in a serious relationship since 2002.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on August 28, 1943, David Soul is 80 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


David Soul first came into the limelight when he starred as “Covered Man,” which aired on The Merv Griffin Show in 1966 and 1967, where he sang wearing a mask. He explained, “My name is David Soul, and I want to be known for my music.” In the same year, he made his first debut on television in “Flipper.”

Following a number of guest appearances, including the episode “Apple” from the second season of “Star Trek,” he signed a contract with Colombia Pictures. He landed the role of Joshua Bolt on the Tv program “Here come the Brides together with Robert Brown, Bobby Sherman, and Bridget Hanley as co-stars. The series ran on ABC network from 25 September 1968 to 18 September 1970.

His breakthrough came about when he starred as Detective Ken Hutchinson “Hutch” on Starsky & Hutch, and he played the role from 1975 to 1979. He had directed three episodes on the show, namely: “Huggy can`t go home” in 1979, “Manchild on the streets” in 1977, and “Survival” in 1977.

Approaching mid to late 70s, Soul went back to singing as he had done earlier, and with the help of producer Tony Macaulay he recorded several hits including: “Don’t give up on us” (1977), and this hit reached No.1 in the US and UK, “Silver Lady” (1977) which topped the charts in the UK. Soul did so well in his music such that he had five UK Top 20 singles and two Top 10 albums from 1976 until 1978. He also toured extensively in the US, Europe, Far East, and South America.

While in the US, Soul continued to make guest appearances in various television series like The Mansions of America, Casablanca, the yellow rose, The Key to Rebecca, Miami Vice, among many others throughout the 90s and in the new millennium.

Awards & Achievements

On Awards and Achievements so far, he has not been awarded any official award, but one of his achievements is that David Soul while doing the movie “Rage” in 1980, it was commended on the floor of the US Senate, and he received an Emmy Award nomination as well. He become a big name out of his movies and television series, attracting a big fan base and making a living out of it.

Net Worth & Salary of David Soul in 2024

David Soul Net Worth
David Soul Net Worth

As of April 2024, David Soul has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He has made his million-dollar empire through is acting with his amazing talent.

Looking at Soul`s age, this is a man that has come from far, and he has done tons of movies and television series that have made him become so popular. Kudos to his amazing works that will be enjoyed by many more generations to come.


  1. David Soul is truly flexible character actor who went from psychopathic maniac cop (Magnum Force) to womens heart breaking good cop (Starsky And Hutch) through the 70’s.
    Later on he has played many controversial and villain characters.
    All the best for mr. Soul and many thanks for his great peformances.


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