Daryl Braithwaite Bio, Age, Horses, Wife, One Summer, Family, Love Songs, Band, As The Days Go By and In Hospital

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Daryl Braithwaite
Daryl Braithwaite

Daryl Braithwaite Biography and Wikipedia

Daryl Braithwaite is an Australian Musician, Singer and Songwriter widely recognized as the lead vocalist of a 1970s band called Sherbet. He is also widely known as a solo artist who has had fifteen singles on the Australian Top 40 most listened to songs, since 1974. Daryl’s famous hit songs include; The Hores (1991), and You’re My World (1974) among others. His second album titled Edge also peaked at number one on the ARIA Albums Chart and number 14 in Norway.

Daryl Braithwaite Education

Braithwaite attended Randwick Boys High School in Sydney back in 1963 where he sang in so many pop music bands like the Bright Lights with famous guitarist Bruce Worrall. From there, Daryl joined the Sherbet band in 1970 at the age of 21 as a full-time member.

Daryl Braithwaite Age

How old is Daryl? Braithwaite is 75 years old as of 2024. He was born on January 11, 1949, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His birthday is celebrated on 11th January every year. His zodiac birth sign is Capricorn. READ: Acacia Courtney

Daryl Braithwaite Nationality and Ethnicity

Daryl holds Australian nationality and citizenship by birth. He grew up in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Therefore, he has Sydney, New South Wales origin and White ancestry/ethnicity/heritage.

Daryl Braithwaite Height

Braithwaite stands at a height of 6 feet 9 inches. He also maintains an average body weight of around 85 kg. His other body measurements are still under review. Nevertheless, Daryl’s hair color is Gray and his eyes are ocean blue.

Daryl Braithwaite Family

Braithwaite was born and brought up in a working-class family that was based in Melbourne Australia. He grew up as the son of a plumber who worked in the Snowy Mountains Scheme alongside his twin brother named Glenn. Daryl and his twin sang in the school choir when they were young kids. That’s when his passion for music and singing began erupting. Details about his mother will be updated once it is confirmed available. READ: Mike Dardis

Daryl Braithwaite Wife

Is Daryl Married? Braithwaite is currently married to his lovely wife, Sarah Taylor. The two tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony that was held in Sydney Australia. Daryl met Sarah when he was playing in various clubs and concerts in Sydney with his fellow bandmates. The couple share one son named Oscar Braithwaite.

Daryl Braithwaite Band

Braithwaite first began his career in music at the age of 21 as a member of a 1970s band called Sherbet. The group was formed in April 1969 with Dennis Laughlin as a lead vocalist, Doug Rea on the bass guitar, Sammy See on organ guitar & vocals and Danny Taylor on the drums. Daryl and his bandmates rented a place in Jonathon’s Disco where they practiced seven hours a night and four days a week.

The Band’s massive hit single is titled Can You Feel It, Baby released in 1971. Later, they released a soul-influenced album that was listened to in Australia, Norway and Sweden as a global hit. Additionally, Daryl has also been a member of other bands like The Fabulous Caprettos and the Company of Strangers formed and canceled in 1992. READ: Kim DeGiulio

Daryl Braithwaite Solo Career

Braithwaite first gained recognition as a vocalist in a popular band called Sherbet. However, he decided to pursue a solo career in music in 1973. Daryl’s first gig as a solo artist was singing lead on a musical theatre production of the Who’s rock opera called Tommy in March 1973. In October 1974, he released his debut single titled You’re My World while he was still a Sherbet member and lead vocalist.

From there, Daryl released another single titled Cavalry in August 1975 with co-writing credits from his fellow bandmate Tony Mitchell. He went on to release around 20 singles after Sherbet briefly broke up and reunited in 1980. Thus, Daryl decided to put his solo career on hold until 1988 when he dropped a comeback album called The Edge.

The Album became an automatic hit with singles like As the Days Go By and The Horses going number on The Australian  Top 40 Hits. His second album Edge even topped the charts of Norway and Sweden. In 1999, Daryl went on another hiatus until 2005. Since then, he has released so many tracks and albums that earned him an indication in the ARIA HALL of Fame by Jimmy Barnes. In June 2020, Daryl released LOVE songs which reached the top 50 in Australia after 27 years of his solo career. READ: Dave Flemming

Daryl Braithwaite New Song

Braithwaite released his newest song called Love Songs. This particular song was performed by him and co-written by David Charles Snyder, Michael Fatkin and Rosalind Crane under the Warner Chappell Music and Universal publishing group. Daryl’s Love Songs single is available on Spotify, YouTube, Pandora, Deezer and other streaming platforms.

Daryl Braithwaite Net Worth

Braithwaite is a renowned Australian Singer, Songwriter and lead vocalist of a 1970 classical band called Sheber has an estimated net worth of $25 million.

Daryl Braithwaite In Hospital

According to our findings, Daryl was forced to cancel a performance abruptly after he was admitted to the Melbourne hospital in January 2021. He was set to perform live in Victori but he did not show up after a short illness. More details about his health will be shared once it is available.

Daryl Braithwaite Solo Albums

  • Out on the Fringe (1979)
  • Edge (1988)
  • Rise (1990)
  • Taste the Salt (1993)
  • Snapshot (2005)
  • The Lemon Tree (2008)
  • Forever the Tourist (2013)

Daryl Braithwaite Songs

  • The Horses
  • As the Days Go By
  • Let Me Be
  • One Summer
  • Old Sid
  • Love Songs
  • Let Me Be