David M. Labrava is an American actor, writer and tattoo artist, who is known for his appearance in the FX series, Sons of Anarchy.
Born on October 19, 1962, in Miami, Florida, he grew up in Europe riding dirt bikes. He got his first Harley Davidson at 17.
He was originally hired to be the technical advisor for ‘Sons of Anarchy’ but was cast as Happy Lowman.
He played the fan-favorite role since the show’s inception in 2008 to its end in 2014.
He also co-wrote the 10th episode of season 4 entitled Hands, which is the only episode in seven seasons that ever won an award.
Additionally, he wrote, produced, directed and starred in his first feature film, Street Level, in 2015.
Labrava writes a column for the national hot rod magazine, Ol Skool Rodz. Previously, he used to write for the Horse Motorcycle magazine.
He built a bike that graced the cover of Horse Motorcycle magazine in March 2001.
He owns a tattoo shop called Evil Ink in Oakland, California.
He is also an owner of a film company, Artful Dodger Filmworks, and clothing line, DOGKULCHA, which benefits animal rescue.
He, along with Rusty Coones, Sonny Barger and Chuck Zito, are members of a motorcycle club, Hells Angels.
Mayana MC, the spin-off of ‘Sons of Anarchy’ is set to air on FX in 2018. But, this real-life Hells Angel is not listed among the cast members.
He authored the best selling autobiography, Becoming A Son, where he has detailed his life experience.
He is in a relationship with a woman named Angela
These days, he is focused on dogs rescue and is also continuing as a tattoo artist.
As of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be $600 thousand.
In March 2018, he is busy filming a commercial in Cleveland.