David Adkins was born November 10, 1956 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a boom operator aboard KC-135 Stratotankers. He chose the professional name Sinbad, which he chose out of admiration forSinbad the Sailor. He currently lives in New York City with his wife and two children.
About Sinbad (comedian) in brief
David Adkins was born November 10, 1956 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. He attended college from 1974 to 1978 at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. Sinbad served in the U.S. Air Force as a boom operator aboard KC-135 Stratotankers. He competed as a comedian in the Air Force’s Talent Contest in 1981. In 1987, Sinbad landed a role in A Different World, a spin off of The Cosby Show built around Lisa Bonet’s character Denise Huxtable. In the early 1990s, his popularity had grown enough for Fox to green light The Sinbad Show, which premiered September 16, 1993. He played 35-year-old David Bryan, a bachelor who decides to become a foster parent to two children after becoming emotionally attached to them. He was brought back in 1996 for Sinbad – Son of a Preacher and again in 1998, 1998, and 1998 for Sin Bad – Afros and Bellbottoms. He has also appeared in the films Necessary Roughness, Houseguest, First Kid, Jingle All the Way, Good Burger, and Planes. He is the father of two children: Royce, age 4; and Paige, age 7, and told the press that these experiences informed him of single parenting.
He chose the professional name Sinbad, which he chose out of admiration forSinbad the Sailor. He currently lives in New York City with his wife and two children, and works as a stand-up comedian and actor in Los Angeles. He also has a series of children’s television shows called Sinbad and Sinbad: The Son of A Preacher, which airs on TLC and Nickelodeon. The son of Louise and the Baptist Rev. Dr. Donald Beckley Adkins, he has five siblings: Donna, Dorothea, Mark, Michael, and Donald. The father-of-two has a daughter, Paige, and a son, Royce and a daughter-in-law, both named Paige and Royce Adkins. He lives with wife and three children in California and has two children of his own. He and his wife have a daughter named Paige, who is also a stand up comic and actor, and has appeared on several television series such as Sinbad The Movie and Sin Bad: A Son of Naughty and Nice, among other things. The couple have a son named Royce who was born in 2008.