Chris Davis Biography

August 21, 2019
First published on:August 22, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Chris Davis

Birth Name Christopher Lyn Davis
Birth Place Longview, Texas
Famous Name Chris Davis
Birth Date March 17, 1986
Net Worth $80 million
Salary $17 million
Past Team Texas Rangers
Siblings 1
Contract 7 year $161 million
Career Earnings $95,635,226
Position in Team first baseman
Current team Baltimore Orioles
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession baseball player
Started career as baseball player
Current City Baltimore, Maryland,
School attended Longview High School
Married to Jillian Meyer
Children daughters  Ella, Evelyn, and Dorothy. 
Religion christian

Chris Davis is a professional baseball player of the Baltimore Orioles in the Major league Baseball(MLB) who plays like their first baseman. Before this, he played for Texas Rangers and was selected in the 2006 MLB Draft by Rangers. 

Winner of Silver Nugget Award and two times MLB home runner Chris Davis is a happily married man. How much net worth does Chris Davis acquire in 2019? Do you want to know more about Davis's salary, career earnings, married life, wife, and children?

How much net worth does Chris Davis have? His salary

Chris Davis is in his MLB playing career for a long time, so it is obvious for him to have a huge net worth and salary. You will be amazed after knowing the salary and net worth of Davis as both of it are in millions in the current date.

Chris's total net worth until this season is estimated to be more than $80 million. He receives a salary of around $17 million in the current season. He is not the only Baltimore player to receive such a high salary, but Jonathan Villar and Dylan Bundy also receive a decent salary. 

Chris Davis Salary and Career Earnings:

Season Team Salary
2008 Texas Rangers $198,196
2009 Texas Rangers $416,620
2010 Texas Rangers $414,120
2011 Baltimore Orioles $139,430
2011 Texas Rangers $278,860
2012 Baltimore Orioles $488,000
2013 Baltimore Orioles $3,350,000
2014 Baltimore Orioles $10,350,000
2015 Baltimore Orioles $12,000,000
2016 Baltimore Orioles $17,000,000
2017 Baltimore Orioles $17,000,000
2018 Baltimore Orioles $17,000,000
2019 Baltimore Orioles $17,000,000
Total Earnings   $95,635,226

Apart from this, he signed his career-high contract with the Baltimore on January 16, 2016, for seven years worth $161 million. At the end of 2037 season, his career earnings are projected to reach $186 million. Before this contract, his former contracts just paid him around $10 million.

Chris Davis SOURCE: ESPN

Well, the player with such a huge net worth is undoubtedly living a luxurious life. He also possesses properties like cars and houses, and the total value is calculated to be around $10 million.

Despite this, he paid a fine of around $961,475 in 2014 and is also suspended for 25 games for violating MLB's performance-enhancing drug policy. 

Who is Chris Davis Married to? His wife and children

As we all know, the professional baseball players, fans are always curious to know about their player's personal life. Similarly, Davis's fans might also want to know about his married life, wife, and children.

Chris Davis was married to his girlfriend, Jillian Meyer in 2011.

Chris with his wife Jillian and daughter SOURCE: baltimoresun.com

The wedding ceremony of Davis and his girlfriend Meyer was held at  Royal Lane Baptist Church and Arlington Hall.

Their wedding was fabulous, and his friends and family attended the wedding ceremony decorated with lovely flowers. Chris and his wife are blessed with daughters  Ella, Evelyn, and Dorothy. 

Chris with his spouse SOURCE: Youtube

Chris proposed his wife on the beach of Maui after dating her for many years when they were having candlelight dinner. Currently, the couple is living a happy married life in Baltimore, Maryland. Chris is not involved in extramarital affairs, which means he is loyal to his spouse. He spends a lot of time with his wife and children despite his busy schedule. 

Chris loves fishing and going out on adventure trips with his wife and friends. He was also accused of taking performance violating drugs for which he was suspended for 25 games in 2014. After the incident, he apologized saying “I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the Orioles organization and especially the fans. I made a mistake by taking Adderall. I had permission to use it in the past, but do not have a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) this year. I accept my punishment and will begin serving my suspension immediately.”

Who is Chris Davis? His Bio, Parents, and Childhood

Chris Davis was born as Christopher Lyn Davis on March 17, 1986, in Longview, Texas, to American parents. He holds American nationality, whereas his ethnicity is white. He spent his childhood with his sister Jennifer in Texas. Davi's parents divorced when he was in his high school career at Longview High School. 

After completing high school career, Chris Davis attended the Navarro Junior College where he played for the college baseball team.

Chris Davis MLB Career

Chris Davis is a professional baseball player of the Baltimore Orioles in the Major league Baseball(MLB) who plays like their first baseman. Before this, he played for Texas Rangers and was selected in the 2006 MLB Draft by Rangers. 

Chris began his career in the minor leagues from where he was promoted to the major leagues. He made his debut in the MLB with Texas Rangers against Houston Astros in 2008. He played with the Rangers until the 2011 season, and after that, he was traded to the Orioles.

Since the 2011 season, he is still playing for the Baltimore Orioles, and he is currently under a seven years contract with them signed in 2016. Some of the other famous players of Orioles are Mychal Givens and Ty Blach


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