Dave Hollis was popular as an American author and motivational speaker. He was also in the media limelight as the ex-husband of American author, Rachell Hollis. He became the CEO of the Hollis Company and his podcast channel Rise Together got the rank of #1 health podcast on iTunes. His sudden death at the age of 47 made him a topic of discussion in the media.
Early Life of Dave Hollis
Dave Hollis opened his eyes for the very first time on February 14, 1975, in Weedpatch, California, the United States of America. At the time of his death, he was 47 years old. He used to celebrate his birthday on the 14th of February and his birth sign is Aquarius. His real name was David Hollis.
He was the son of David Hollis (father) and Patty Hollis (mother). His sister’s name is Heather Hollis. Heather is a University teacher. He held American nationality and came from white ethnicity. He used to practice the Christianity religion.
Education of Dave Hollis
He graduated holding a degree in communications from Azusa Pacific University. Dave attended Pepperdine University and graduated in the field of Organizational Communication. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of California.
Dave Hollish and Heidi Powell were Together
He posted a picture of him with Heidi Powell on February 14, 2021. Heidi is a fitness blogger by profession. They were together until the death of Dave for a year.
Dave Hollis’s Marriage with Rachel Hollis
His first wife was, Rachel Hollis. Rachel Hollis is an author by profession. They met at Miramax in 2002. Being together for some time, they exchanged their wedding vows on May 29, 2004. They announced their divorce in June of 2020. The main reason behind their divorce is they couldn’t understand each other and thought they were better off as friends.
Dave Hollis, Father of Four
He was a father of four children. The name of his children is Noah Hollis, Jackson Hollis, Ford Hollis, and Sawyer Hollis. He welcomed his children with his ex-wife, Rachel. Noah was born on February 28, 2017.
Dave Hollis’s Net Worth
Hollis had an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2023. This was the outcome of his career as an Entrepreneur, Businessman, Motivational Speaker, and author. As the Vice-President of The Walt Disney Company, he used to earn $310K per year. He used to own a 1969 Ford Bronco and Range Rover Velar.
Dave Hollis Died at 47
He died on February 11, 2023, in Austin, Texas, United States at 47 years old. According to the autopsy report, he died due to the consumption of cocaine, fentanyl, and alcohol. He is buried in Reedus Cemetery. The NBC news announced his death with an autopsy report saying:
“Dave Hollis died because of the toxic effects of cocaine, ethanol, and fentanyl.”
Professional Career of Dave Hollis
- Dave was an author and motivational speaker by profession.
- He worked for Bragman Nyman Cafarelli as a publicist.
- Dave also worked as a coordinator at Fox Broadcasting Company and Twentieth Century Fox in 1996.
- He even became a member of the Motion Picture Academy.
- As a junior publicist, he even worked at Bragman Nyman Cafarelli.
- Dave and his ex-wife, Rachel became the host of the iTunes podcast Rise Together.
- He joined Merv Griffin Productions as an account executive in 2000.
- After joining The Walt Disney Company, he served as assistant brand manager from 2001 to 2002.
- He worked with Fandango Labs in the position of advisor.
- In 2020, he published his book, Get Out of Your Own Way: A Skeptic’s Guide to Growth and Fulfillment.
- His second book, Built Through Courage: Face Your Fears to Live the Life You Were Meant For was released in 2021.
Dave was an author and had written three books in his lifetime. He published books like Get Out of Your Own Way: A Skeptic’s Guide to Growth and Fulfillment, Here’s to Your Dreams! A Teatime with Noah Book, and Built Through Courage: Face Your Fears to Live the Life You Were Meant For.
FAQs of Dave Hollis
Did Dave Hollis suffer from Depression?
Yes, Dave suffered from depression. According to the autopsy report, it is found that he was suffering from depression. He used to express that due to ignored mental health problems many of his friends and family had died of suicide in his Facebook handle.
Who has custody of Dave Hollis’s kids?
Dave and Rachel were co-parenting their children. After the death of Dave, Rachel has full custody of her children. Rachel is an author by profession.
How tall is Dave Hollis?
His height was 6 feet 2 inches and his weight was 67 kg. Hollis had dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.
Is Dave Hollis’s daughter adopted?
Yes, Dave adopted a daughter name, Noah. Due to some random encounters with a person at a restaurant, they need up adopting Noah. They brought Noah from China on January 13, 2018.
Was Dave Hollis involved in philanthropy?
Yes, Dave was a philanthropist. Apart from being a successful entrepreneur and motivational speaker, he was also involved in charitable organizations. He used to fund children in foster care, teen homelessness, and food insecurity from his foundation, Dave Hollis Giving Fund.