DeRay Davis Biography

Updated On Jun 23, 2019 Published On Jun 11, 2016
Facts of DeRay Davis
Date of Birth: 1968 , August-5
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name DeRay Davis
Birth Name DeRay Davis
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois
Ethnicity Black
Profession Stand-up comedian
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth $ 1.5 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Famous for Actor, comedian
Married N/A
Married to N/A
Children Brooke Davis
Divorce N/A
Movies Play'd: A Hip Hop Story
TV Show Mind of a Man, Nite Tales: The Series
Siblings Steph Jones
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One of the popular American stand-up comedians, DeRay Davis is also renowned as an actor. He is famous for starring the role of Ray-Ray the Hustle Guy in Barbershop and Barbershop 2: Back in Business and for being the winner of the Comedy Central Laugh Riots Competition.

DeRay Davis' early life

Tall and talented, DeRay Davis was born as Antoine DeRay Davis at the end of the 1960s in Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America to African and American parents. He has one brother named Steph Jones who is a pop singer.

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He is of American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity.

DeRay Davis' career

DeRay is a talented standup comedian from the United States. His stand up career began from the comedy clubs and after he won the Comedy Central Laugh Riots Competition. He made the stand-up tour with Cedric the Entertainer. 

DeRay began his professional acting career since 2002. He made his acting debut by playing the role of Jaxx's bodyguard in the television drama film Play'd: A Hip Hop Story.

He got his rise in fame in 2002 after he portrayed the role of Ray Ray in an American comedy film Barbershop. He is also well acclaimed for his role in the movie Barbershop 2, alongside rapper Ice Cube.

He is also well known for being the host of the game show Mind of a Man, on Game Show Network.

DeRay Davis' personal life and dating history

DeRay previously dated Tracee Ellis Ross. Tracee Ellis Ross is an actress and she is also known for being a model, comedian, producer and television host. They dated for a long time but later broke up.

In late 2017, DeRay explained how having two live-in girlfriends works. He revealed that he has two live-in girlfriends; Coco Crawford and Caro Peguero.

He is also the father of a child: a son named Brooke Davis. Besides this love life, there is no information about his married life, spouse, and divorce. 

DeRay Davis' net worth

DeRay has been earning a massive amount of salary as an actor and comedian. As of 2018, DeRay Davis' net worth is reported to be around $1.5 million.

Davis has acted in superhit movies which have made quite an earning in the box office. Some of them are enlisted below:

  • 21 Jump Street$201.5 million
  • Semi-Pro: $43.9 million
  • License to Wed: $70.2 million

Apart from these, there are no other details as to what salary DeRay received from the movies.

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Born in Chicago, Illinois, United States

August 5 , 1968

Tall and talented, DeRay Davis was born as Antoine DeRay Davis at the end of 1960s in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America to African and American parents. He has one brother named Steph Jones who is a pop singer. He is an American and is of black ethnicity.

Began his acting career

2002

DeRay Davis' stand up career began from the comedy clubs and after he won the Comedy Central Laugh Riots Competition, he did the stand-up tour with Cedric the Entertainer Tour. He has been active as an actor since 2002. He made his acting debut by playing the role of Jaxx's bodyguard in the television drama film Play'd: A Hip Hop Story. 

Appeared in the movie, Barbershop

2002

DeRay Davis got his rise in fame in 2002 after he portrayed the role of Ray Ray in an American comedy film Barbershop. He is also well acclaimed for his role in the movie Barbershop 2. In 2004, he was seen in the movie Johnson Family Vacation.

Hosted Mind of a Man, on Game Show Network

2014

DeRay Davis is renowned in the United States as an actor and TV show host.  He is also well known for being the host of the game show Mind of a Man, on Game Show Network.

Dating Tracee Ellis Ross

2016

It is believed that DeRay Davis has been seeing Tracee Ellis Ross as his loving partner. Tracee Ellis Ross is an actress and she is also known for being a model, comedian, producer and television host. They are having this romantic love affair for a long time. He is also the father of the son named Brooke Davis.