Facts About Dave Galafassi - Drummer and Toni Collette's Husband
Dave Galafassi is an Australian drummer who is the band member of ‘Toni Collette & the Finish’. He is also known for his love life. He got married to his band member, Toni Collette who is a singer as well as an actor.
He was born in 1978 and grew up in Port Macquarie on the id-north coast of New South Wales. He was interested in music and took lessons in drumming in his teenage, after that he started playing with many bands in Australia.
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What’s His Net Worth?
‘Toni Collette & the Finish’ drummer Dave Galafassi has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Galaffassi earned a massive fortune through his music and acting career. In the early 1990s, he began his career as a musician and has worked with many bands.
Similarly, his wife’s net worth is approximately $18 million which she made from his career from acting and singer. She achieved greater international recognition for her role in ‘The Sixth Sense’ for which she was nominated for the Academy Award.
Married Life with Toni Collette
Galafassi and Collette first met after one of his band’s gigs in Sydney. Soon they again met at a barbeque party and began dating. They dated for a year and got engaged in 2002.
The loving pair tied their knot in January 2003 at the latter’s country house in South-coast Broughton Berry. Their wedding ceremony was carried out in a Buddhist Ritual that lasted over a weekend and had dancing monks, vegetarian banquets, and fireworks. The couple is living a happy life with two children.
Has Two Children
Dave is the father of two children; a daughter Sage Florence Galafassi, born on January 9, 2008, and son Arlo Roberts Galafassi, born on April 22, 2011. His daughter and son's age is 12 and 9 years.
A Former Member of ‘Gelbison’ Band
As mentioned before, Galafassi started his successful journey as a musician in the early 1990s. In 2002, he played as a drummer in Sydney indie band, ‘Gelbison’, an Australian pop-rock band which was formed by Pete Farley in 2000. The band was made of four-member, Pete Farley (guitarist), Dave Galafassi (Drummer), and the Kahn brothers; Edo and Nadav (vocalist, guitarist, and keyboard).
With the band, he released their debut album ‘Metal detector’ in October 2002. After that, they released ‘Homeland’, ‘1704’, and ‘Good God’. They performed gigs at various places in and around Sydney. Before releasing second albums, Galafassi had left the group. Later, the band ‘Gelbison’ disbanded in 2007.
After Leaving the Band
In January 2006, Dave and better half Toni Collette formed the group ‘Toni Collette & the Finish’ in which Pete Farley also joined their group. Their first album is ‘Beautiful Awkward Pictures’, on October 7, 2006.
The album features songs such as Lookup, The Trouble with Sister, This Moment is Golden, Mosaic Life, and Tender Hooks. After success, the band featured on the Australian part of the ‘Live Earth’ concert in Sydney.
Collette’s husband appeared in the comedy-drama film, ‘Lucky Them’. He played the role of club drummer as Ellie Klug along with co-stars Ahna O’Reilly, Thomas Haden, Amy Seimetz, and others. The film was released in 2013 which was directed by Megan Griffiths.
His Major Accident
His wife Toni Collette said that Dave Galafassi is lucky to be alive after he was involved in a “devastating motorbike accident”. She publicly thanked NSW Ambulance and Toll Ambulance Rescue for saving her husband’s life.
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