David Hasselhoff, also known to many of his fans as the Hoff, is an actor, producer, bodybuilder and businessman. Hasselhoff is best known for his roles in the hit television shows Knight Rider and Baywatch. Over the years, Hasselhoff has made appearances in movies such as The Spongebob Squarepants Movie, The Knight Rider made for TV movie and has appeared as a contestant on the hit show Dancing With the Stars. From 2006 - 2009, he was a judge on NBC's show America's Got Talent.
From 2006 - 2010, Hasselhoff was linked to several events associated with alcoholism. Videos and other audio tapes were released over those years displaying Hasselhoff's extreme alcohol abuse. He's never came out to the public and admitted that he has an alcohol problem despite several hospitalizations associated with binge drinking.
Hasselhoff continues to make cameo appearances and have other roles in upcoming films.
"Celebrity means that I can affect people in a positive way."