On his sixteenth year he met John Bongiovi (Jon Bon Jovi), to this day, with whom he would continue to play in bands.
From 1983 David Bryan is a permanent member and co-founder of the rock band Bon Jovi, the band of his good friend Jon Bon Jovi. He provides keyboard and piano. In addition to his work for Bon Jovi, he also produced solo projects and in 1999 his only solo album: "Lunar Eclipse".
In 1990 he married April McLean. They had three children: Colton and Gabrielle (twins; 1994) and TigerLily.