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Cyndi Lauper Husband Net Worth, Popularity, Wiki, & More


Cyndi Lauper has been married to David Thornton, an American actor. Although he has his own established career, he became more popular after marrying Cyndi Lauper. Read ahead about her husband’s net worth, popularity, career, and more.

Quick Bio

David Farrington Thornton was born on June 12, 1953, in Cheraw, South Carolina, U.S. He was born to Robert Donald, a professor, and Grace Ellen. His father, Robert, taught English at Harvard University. There is no information about whether he has siblings or not.


David Thornton graduated from Hamilton College and Yale Drama School. He studied at Lee Strasberg’s Actors Studio.

Personal Life

David met his soulmate Cyndi Lauper, an established singer-songwriter, on the set of the film “Off and Running.” They fell in love at first sight, and there is a belief that first-sight love is not love but attraction. But this beautiful couple proved it wrong. They have been happily married since November 1991. Unlike other celebrities, they are committed to each other. They also have a son named Declyn Wallace Thornton, born in 1997, after six years of their marriage.

Cyndi Lauper Success

Cyndi Lauper’s music career has spanned over 40 years. She has several top hits throughout her music career. Cyndi’s album “She’s So Unusual (1983)” was the first debut album by a female artist to secure four out of top-five hits on the Billboard Hot 100, which earned her the Best New Artist award at the 27th Annual Grammy Awards in 1985. In 1993, she had her first dance club hit with “That’s What I Think.” She has sold more than 50 million records worldwide. Lauper has received awards at the Emmys, Grammys, Tonys, and many more.

Notable Works of Cyndi

  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun
  • Time After Time
  • She Bop
  • All Through the Night
  • True Colors
  • Change of Heart
  • I Drove All Night

Career and Profession

By profession, David is an American actor. He has appeared in numerous films and television series. In 1983, he first appeared in the TV movie “Sessions” as Marc, which was his debut appearance in his acting career. After that he has played many roles including Earl Unger in Home Alone 3, Paul Medici in Law & Order, and the most recent one is the role of Arthur Naci in God Is a Bullet. He is active till now.

David Thornton Popular Works

  • John Q
  • Home Alone 3
  • Law & Order
  • The Notebook
  • The Other Woman
  • God Is a Bullet
  • Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual

Net Worth

Cyndi Lauper’s husband, David, has a staggering net worth of $8 million as of 2024. On the other hand, Cyndi’s net worth is around $50 million. She has earned this fortune from her singing career.

Is He Active On Social Media?

David does not own any social media accounts. Whereas, his wife, Cyndi, has 1.6M followers on her Instagram account.

How Did He Gain Popularity?

He gained popularity after appearing in many hit films and television series. However, he is also known as the husband of the prominent American singer, Cyndi Lauper.


Cyndi Lauper’s husband, David Thornton, is a well-known American actor, and also a good father and husband. He has made a significant contribution to the entertainment industry with his unique acting skills and performances.