Mac Davis Biography

Updated On Aug 07, 2019 Published On Dec 29, 2016
Facts of Mac Davis
Date of Birth: 1942 , January-21
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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An American actor, songwriter, singer and country music singer. He is best known for his hit singles like Baby, Don't Get Hooked on Me, It's Hard to be Humble and In the Ghetto to name a few. As an actor, he was part of the movies like North Dallas Forty, The Sting II and Cheaper to Keep Her, and in TV shows like The Mac Davis Show.

Mac Davis' early life 

Mac Davis was born as Morris Mac Davis on January 21, 1942, in Lubbock, Texas, the USA. He has one sibling named Linda. Mac grew rose up with his sister at the former College Courts. His father's name is T. J. Davis.

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At the age of 16 Mac Davis completed his graduation from Lubbock High School in Lubbock, Texas.

Mac holds an American nationality and is of white ethnicity.

Married life and divorces

Age 74 singer, Mac has been married three times with different ladies. Currently, he is married to Lise Kristen Gerard in1982.

First, he married Fran Cook in 1963 but after living around five years together, he divorced his wife in 1968.

Then he remarried with Sarah Barg in 1970 but he ended his six years relationship with his wife in 1976.

Sarah was the former wife of Glen Campbell. Davis is the father of three children named, Joel, Cody and a daughter named, Noah

Career and net worth

Mac Davis was a successful singer and a songwriter who had a short span in the acting career. He has worked for legendary artists like Elvis Presley and has also written songs for him.

He is best known for songs like Baby, Don't Get Hooked On Me, I Believe in Music and In the Ghetto.

As an actor, he has appeared in films like Where the Fast Lane Ends, Beer for My Horses, featuring Toby Keith and Rodney Carrington, and The Wendell Baker Story. starring Eva Mendes and Will Ferrell.

He is best known for his show, The Mac Davis Show.

Net Worth

He has already earned great respect and name in this field along with the better salary and staggering net worth of $12 million.

However the earnings from the sales of his record albums are currently unknown, Also the American actor has not disclosed his salary from the acting projects that he'd been on.

Mac Davis facts on timeline

Born in Lubbock, Texas USA

January 21 , 1942

Mac Davis was born in Lubbock, Texas, the USA. His father, T. J. Davis was divorced from Mac’s mother. But sadly his mother's name is still unknown to us. He has one sibling and grew up with his sister named, Linda.  

Signed to Columbia Records


 After several years of enriching the repertoires of other artists, his big success came two years after signing with Columbia. He topped the Country and Pop charts with the song "Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me." It sold over one million copies.

won award for Country Music's Entertainer


 Davis was awarded  the Academy of Country Music's Entertainer of the Year award. Some of his successful songs like "Stop and Smell the Roses" , "One Hell of a Woman" (pop no. 11), "Rock'n'Roll (I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life)" (pop no. 15), and "Burnin' Thing" (pop no. 53).

debuted in the film North Dallas Forty


 He made his first film debut film " North Dallas Forty"   opposite to Nick Nolte in the football and was listed as one of 12 "Promising New Actors of 1979" by Screen World magazine.

with Lise Kristen Gerard


 Mac Davis and his wife Lise Kristen Gerard were married in the year of 1982.she is a young nurse and mother of two children. She is the third wife of his.He has already married with two beautiful ladies.

with Fran Cook


An  American actor as well as a songwriter, singer and country music singer, Mac married with Fran Cook in the year  1963. The couple has been blessed with one son named  Joel, was born a year later.She is the first wife of his.

Married with Sarah Barg


Mac Davis married second time with Sarah Barg in the year of  1970. Sarah was the former wife of Glen Campbell. Mac  met Sarah Barg met in his apartment building with her mother. Two years later, they were married. 

with Fran Cook


A multi-talented actor, Mac Davis and  Fran Cook ended their five years marriage relationship and their divorce was finalized in 1968. The two were married in1963.The reason behind their separation was his extra- marital affair with his second wife.

with Sarah Barg


A country music singer, Mac Davis and  Sarah Barg  ended their marriage relationship after living together around six years together. Their divorce was legally finalized in the year of 1976. Sarah was the former wife of Glen Campbell. 

topped the Country and Pop charts Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me.


 In 1972, he topped the Country and Pop charts with the song "Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me." It sold over one million copies and was awarded a gold disc by the Recording Industry Association of America.