David Ramsey Biography

Published On May 29, 2018
Facts of David Ramsey
Date of Birth: 1971 , November-17
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name David Ramsey
Birth Name David Ramsey
Nick Name David
Father Nathaniel Ramsey
Mother Jeraldine Ramsey
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Detroit, Michigan
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Net Worth $4 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Married Yes
Married to Briana Ramsey
Education Wayne State University
Movies Accidental Love
TV Show The Flash, Arrow
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David Ramsey is an American actor best known for his role as Anton Briggs in the Showtime TV series Dexter. He is also famous for his role as Joseph in Mother and Child (2009), and as John Diggle in the CW TV show Arrow.

David was born in Detroit, Michigan on November 17, 1971, to mother Jeraldine Ramsey and father Nathaniel Ramsey. Ramsey holds an American nationality and belongs to Black ethnicity. He finished his studies at Wayne State University.

Ramsey was initially interested in martial arts and had also decided to pursue his career as a fighter. However, eventually, his interest shifted towards acting.

Ramsey started his acting career in 1987 from a small role as George Masterson in the movie Sacred Stiff. In 1996, he appeared in The Nutty Professor as a student and in A Very Brady Sequel as Brent, a lifeguard.

He got recognition in 1998 after he participated in the UPN sitcom Good News as Pastor David Randolph. He was also featured in Ali: An American Hero as Muhammad Ali in 2000. He later appeared in a romantic drama Pay It Forward and also got a recurring role in the TV show For Your Love from 2000-01.

In 2001, he starred in the South African comedy film Mr. Bones as Vince Lee. He also starred in All of Us, The West Wing, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Ghost Whisperer, Hollywood Residential, and Wildfire.

Similarly, Ramsey appeared in 17 episodes of Dexter as Anton Briggs from 2008 to 2009. In 2010, Ramsey made an appearance in Grey’s Anatomy and also in NBC courtroom drama series Outlaw.

From 2012 to present, Ramsey is active in the CW’s superhero TV show Arrow as John Diggle, a military veteran alongside Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Willa Holland, Paul Blackthorne, Colton Haynes, Manu Bennett, John Barrowman.

Likewise, he also made her appearance in the TV series Blue Bloods as Mayor Carter Poole. Ramsey’s other noticeable works include Accidental Love, Mr. Bones, Mother and Child, The Flash, The Guardian, and many more.

Ramsey is a black belt in Jeet Kune Do. He has also studied boxing, taekwondo, and kickboxing. He stands 6 feet 2 inches (height).

David is married to his longtime love Briana Ramsey. The couple is living a happy and joyful married life. However, they do not have any children together. Before his relationship with wife Briana, there was a rumor of Ramsey being gay. Besides this, there is not much information about his past affairs, divorce, children, girlfriend, and relationship.

David keeps his personal life very private. Although his salary is under review, his net worth is estimated at around $4 million. David is involved in several projects.

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Born in Detroit

November 17 , 1971

David was born in Detroit, Michigan on November 17, 1971, to mother Jeraldine Ramsey and father Nathaniel Ramsey. Ramsey nationality is American and belongs to Black ethnicity. 

Started his career from Scared Stiff

1987

Ramsey's interest in acting grew from a young age. He started his acting career from a small role as George Masterson in the movie Sacred Stiff.

Appeared in Thv Nutty Professor

1996

In 1996, he appeared in The Nutty Professor as a student and in A Very Brady Sequel as Brent, the lifeguard. 

Starred in Mr. Bones

2001

In 2001, he starred in the South African comedy film Mr. Bones as Vince Lee. He also made an appearance in All of Us, The West Wing, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Ghost Whisperer, Hollywood Residential, and Wildfire.

Starred in Arrow

2012

From 2012 to present, Ramsey has been starring in the CW's superhero TV show Arrow. He is co-stars alongside Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Willa Holland, Paul Blackthorne, Colton Haynes, and Manu Bennett.

Worth Million

2017

Ramsey is involved in several projects and has a net worth of $4 million. Although his exact earning and salary are under review we can assume he earns a handsome amount.