He is best known for his lead roles as Michael Knight in the popular 1980s US series Knight Rider and as L.A. County Lifeguard Mitch Buchannon in the series Baywatch.
David is an American actor, singer, producer and businessman.
Hasselhoff also crossed over to a music career during the end of the 1980s and the early 1990s
He was the first celebrity eliminated from the eleventh season of Dancing with the Stars on September 21, 2010
In 2011, he joined the Britain's Got Talent judging panel, alongside Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden and Michael McIntyre.
Hasselhoff portrayed Dr. William "Snapper" Foster, Jr. on the soap opera The Young and the Restless from 1975 to 1982
He launched his singing career with guest appearances on the first season of children's program Kids Incorporated, performing 'Do You Love Me.' He guest starred on an episode of Diff'rent Strokes as himself in 1984.
David has battled with alcoholism but is said to have things under control at this point in his life
Hasselhoff has launched a MySpace-like social networking site, known as "HoffSpace."