David Allan Coe Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On April 2nd, 2022

David Allan Coe is a musician, songwriter, and stage performer from America. He was born in Ohio, the U.S, sent to a Boarding School for Boys at the age of nine. Coe spent many years in prison for different issues, which led to the stopping of his song publication. His career spread over about 56 years, from 1967 to the present.

David Allan Coe's Net Worth

As of 2024, David Allan Coe's net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

Net Worth$1.5 million
Famous NameDavid Allan Coe
Source(s) of FameSinger, Songwriter, Musician
Date of BirthSeptember 6, 1939
Place of BirthAkron, Ohio, United States of America
RelationshipsMarried, Kimberly Hastings,

Early Life

David Allan Coe was born in Akron, Ohio. He had a deep love for music and singing since his childhood. Coe admired Johnny Ace a lot as to his favorite singer. At nine, he was sent to the Starr Commonwealth reform school for boys. He spent 17 years of his life in correctional facilities and three years at the Ohio Penitentiary.

Career Highlights

Coe spent many years in boarding school and then in prison, so he had negativity in his behavior, attitude, and actions. But he received encouragement from Screamin’ Jay Hawkins for writing songs in prison. Both spent many years together in prison and became hope and inspiration for each other.

In 1967, he performed on the street and got the attention of Shelby Singleton, who was the owner of the independent record label Plantation Records. Coe then signed a contract with Shelby for his label.

In 1970, Coe presented his debut album, Penitentiary Blues. In 1971, he started working as a writer in the Windows Publishing Company, Inc. in Tennessee and remained until 1977 for six years. Many singers earned an excellent reputation by using songs written by Coe. Coe became one of Nashville’s hottest songwriters after releasing “Would You Lay with Me” in 1973.

Not the whole album, but every album contained a hit song, appreciated by a massive audience. Coe faced criticism throughout his life as Goodman stated the song Coe had written was the ‘perfect country and western song .’Coe then replied, “no song could fit without mentioning a list of laundry clichés including mama, trains, trucks, prison, or getting drunk to the description.”

Coe’s other works include “Cocaine Carolina,” he also sang as a background singer for John R. Coe faced a lot of hurdles in his music career in releasing and publishing songs. But even then, he made an excellent reputation in people’s hearts. He also wrote romantic, sad, and tempo ballads and songs for kids.

Cash. Coe performed in a documentary film named Heartworn Highways in 1975. After having a lot of hurdles in his life, the year 1990 was great for him as he spent the later years as a successful concert performer throughout U.S and Europe.

Personal Life

Coe married Kimberly Hastings in 2010. Tyler Mahan Coe, a well-known podcast creator, is the son of David. Tyler created music podcasts, including Cocaine & Rhinestones and Your Favorite Band Sucks. Coe also has a daughter named Shelli Coe Mackie. He is father-in-law to the late Michael Mackie, a member of the Texas band Thunderosa.’

Coe adopted a physical appearance with long hair and loose clothes, enjoying life. He was then criticized and asked about the “progressive” country music he mentioned earlier in his song. Then he stated, “It was terminology that I made at the time. I tried to tell people that not everybody with long hair is a hippie. Not everyone is the kind of person you could punch out, take their money, and they’d say, ‘I won’t do nothing about it.'”

Social Media

The Musician has social media accounts but is not active as he is old age. Yet he maintained to post about his routine on Instagram and Facebook.


David Allan Coe was born in Ohio, U.S. He is a living artist who spent his youth years in prison. Coe sang, wrote songs, and performed in concerts, earning a reputation not only in the United States but also in Europe. Throughout his life, Coe faced allegations, bankruptcy, and other issues regarding publishing his songs. Coe’s Net worth for the year 2021 is $1.5 Million.

David Allan Coe has sometimes been associated with other Musicians such as Reggie Hayes, Niurka Marcos, Gökhan Alkan, Carolina Main, Saki Akai, Dick York, Ankush Arora, Morgan Stevens, and Svante Thunberg.