David Silveria was born on September 21, 1972, in San Bernardino, California. His parents were both of Italian descent. Silveria has two older sisters and one younger brother. He was raised Roman Catholic.
Silveria began playing drums at the age of five. He cites John Bonham, Stewart Copeland, and Neil Peart as his main influences. Silveria attended Pacific High School in San Bernardino.
In 1993, Silveria auditioned for the band Korn. He was selected as the band’s drummer over 200 other applicants. Silveria recorded six studio albums with Korn: “Korn” (1994), “Life Is Peachy” (1996), “Follow the Leader” (1998), “Issues” (1999), “Untouchables” (2002), and “Take a Look in the Mirror” (2003).
In 2006, Silveria left Korn due to “personal differences.” He was replaced by Ray Luzier.
In 2014, Silveria formed the band Infectious Grooves with Suicidal Tendencies frontman Mike Muir. The band released one album, “The Plague That Makes Your Booty Move… It’s the Infectious Grooves” (1991).
Silveria has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He has earned his wealth through his successful career as a drummer.