David Thomas was born in Brooklyn, New York to Claude and Jocelyn Thomas. David moved to Huntsville, Alabama with his family when his dad decided to accept a job with Oakwood College. He attended Oakwood Academy for grades 1-12. While attending the University of Alabama, where he was studying to become a chemical engineer, he was asked to join Alliance which soon became Take 6.
David is an accomplished musician and producer/songwriter. He has produced records for many artists from Hayden to the Backstreet Boys. But his most valued accomplishment is his family. He is married to Marla Thomas, and together they have three beautiful children Moniece, Lexi, and DJ. David and Marla also raise champion Great Danes, and together they share a profound love for God.