Don Dokken
Don Dokken

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Name: Don Dokken
Occupation: Metal Singer
Gender: Male
Height: 185 cm (6' 1'')
Birth Day: June 29, 1953
Age: 69
Birth Place: Los Angeles, United States
Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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Height: 185 cm (6' 1'')
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Don Dokken

Don Dokken was born on June 29, 1953 in Los Angeles, United States (69 years old). Don Dokken is a Metal Singer, zodiac sign: Cancer. Find out Don Dokkennet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He fronted the 1990 album Up From the Ashes and the 2008 album, Solitary.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$10 Million

Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

He sang with the band Airborn in Los Angeles.

Biography Timeline


In 1983, America saw the release of the first Dokken album, Breaking the Chains which got a moderate reception. After Juan Croucier left the band to join Ratt, Jeff Pilson was brought in for their second release, Tooth and Nail, and at this time metal fans and critics began to take notice of the band. Don's strong, melodic vocals, coupled with Lynch's blazing guitar playing, guided Dokken to national fame.


In the late 1980s, however, personal tension between Dokken and Lynch took its toll on the band. In 1988, after the Monsters of Rock Tour and a further platinum album, Don Dokken decided to break up the band and they went on their separate ways. Don Dokken originally wanted to continue on under the Dokken moniker, but since the other three members shared partial ownership over the Dokken name, he was forced to put out his next album under his own name, and it became known as his first solo album.


The album, titled Up from the Ashes, was released in 1990, and was very similar to the Dokken catalog. This project was a supergroup of sorts, made up of guitarists John Norum (of Europe fame) and Billy White (of Watchtower fame), bassist Peter Baltes (of Accept fame), and drummer Mikkey Dee (of King Diamond and Motörhead and Scorpions). John Norum's drummer Hempo Hildén was initially part of the band but was replaced by Dee before the album was recorded. Baltes had previously been a member of Dokken during the late 1970s for a brief period. Two music videos were made for the singles "Mirror Mirror" and "Stay," respectively. Also, during the late 1980s and early 1990s, Don spent time as a producer for the metal band XYZ.


Around late 1993, Don started to talk with Mick Brown, who had recently left George Lynch's new group, Lynch Mob. They joined up with Jeff Pilson, and started to write new songs. In 1994, they sent what they had written to George Lynch, who was impressed with the material. Together, they decided to reunite and tour again. This reunion lasted for three years and resulted in two new Dokken albums, an acoustic live disc, and a full live concert recorded in Japan in 1995.


Since 1994, Dokken has released six studio albums, two live albums, a Greatest Hits album, as well as their first two DVDs. Don Dokken released a new solo album titled Solitary in 2008, and Dokken released a new album titled Lightning Strikes Again during the same year. On March 1, 2010, the band Dokken's second greatest hits album, aptly titled Greatest Hits, was digitally released to iTunes and The physical album with additional tracks was released in US by Cleopatra Records May 4, 2010, and in Japan May 11, 2010, by King Records (Japan).


On September 22, 2010, in an interview with, Don Dokken revealed that he would be undergoing vocal surgery, to correct problems with nodes and tears in his vocal chords. [4] February 4, 2011 Anchorage, Alaska was Dokken's first show since surgery. In addition to the vocal chord surgery, Dokken underwent treatment for cancer around the same time. He has since recovered and his voice has seen great improvement over the past few years.

Family Life

Don was raised in Los Angeles, California.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Don Dokken is 69 years, 8 months and 19 days old. Don Dokken will celebrate 70th birthday on a Thursday 29th of June 2023. Below we countdown to Don Dokken upcoming birthday.


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67th birthday - Monday, June 29, 2020


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65th birthday - Friday, June 29, 2018

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64th birthday - Thursday, June 29, 2017

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63rd birthday - Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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62nd birthday - Monday, June 29, 2015


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