david hasselhoff 62 birthday celebrity birthday july 17 Happy birthday, David Hasselhoff! Celebrate with the Hoff's best music videosIt’s a great day in Germany — and the rest of the world. Thursday (July 17) is the 62nd birthday of the great David Hasselhoff. In honor of the “Baywatch” and “Knight Rider” star’s day of birth, celebrate with some of the recording artist’s biggest hits. We hear he’s big in Deutschland.