Demario Davis

by John Max 29 Dec,2020
Demario Davis
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Demario Davis
  • Birth Place Collins, Mississippi
  • Famous Name Demario Davis
  • Net Worth $20 Million
  • Salary $12,300,000
  • Position in Team Inside linebacker
  • Current team New Orleans Saints
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession NFL Player
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Tamela Gill-Davis m. 2012
  • Children Four

Demario Davis is an American football linebacker who is currently signed to the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He finished his collegiate career at Arkansas State and was picked by the New York Jets in the 3rd round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Later, he played for Vleveland Browns (2016), return to the Jets in 2017, and moved to Saints in 2018.

Collins, Mississippi native, Demario Davis was born on 11th January 1989, under the star sign Capricorn. As per nationality, he is an American and is of Afro-American ethnic background. The thirty-one years old stands 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) and weighs 248 lb (112 kg).

Demario Davis' Salary, Contract, & Net Worth

Demario Davis is currently under a 3 year, $27,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $11,000,000 signing bonus, $18,350,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,000,000. In the 2020 season, his base salary is $1,050,000 and also has a signing bonus of $11,000,000 and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,800,000 and a dead cap value of $23,200,000.

Turned pro in 2012, he has already summoned a tremendous sum of money. His NFL career earning is listed below down the table.

Year Team Earnings/ Salary
2012 New York Jets $967,960
2013 New York Jets $520,000
2014 New York Jets $620,000
2015 New York Jets $1,654,011
2016 Cleveland Browns $4,200,000
2017 New York Jets $2,225,000
2018 New Orleans Saints $10,200,000
2019 New Orleans Saints $6,200,000
2020 New Orleans Saints $12,300,000
Career Earnings   $38,886,971

Besides, there is less to no information regarding Davis' real estate properties and vehicles. As of 2020, his net worth is approximately $20 million. 

Is Demario Davis Married? Wife & Children

A devout Christian, Demario Davis is married to Tamela Gill-Davis. The couple tied the knot on 7th July 2012, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. For a honeymoon, they took off for Atlantis, Bahamas.

The duo met at college. Tamela was sitting in a medieval history class when Davis walked. Tamela said her first thought of him was “who is this creep.” Around the third class meeting, Davis started a conversation with Gill; that introduction sparked an interest, which developed into a friendship and later into a committed relationship. They became engaged in 2011 Christmas Eve.   

Demario Davis with his wife and four children SOURCE: Instagram @d56davis

Now, four children: Roman-Parker, Bailey-Grace, Summer-Joy, and Carly-Faith. In May 2020, the young one Carly-Faith was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, resulting in the loss of her left eye. In November 2020 the family came up with good news that his one-year-old daughter is cancer-free. Carly-Faith ultimately needed her left eye removed and replaced by a custom prosthetic eye. Davis talked about how he used his celebrity power as an NFL linebacker to spread more awareness about retinoblastoma.

Parents, High School, & College

Davis's mother was only sixteen years old when she gave birth to him and his father was a career enlisted soldier in the US Army and combat veteran. He enrolled at Brandon High School, where he played football, basketball, and track. Upon graduation, he attended Arkansas State University.

Career Transaction

  • At the 2012 NFL Draft, Davis was picked by the New York Jets in the 3rd round.
  • On May 31, 2012, the New York Jets signed Davis to a four-year contract.
  • On March 16, 2016, the Cleveland Browns signed Davis to a two-year contract as an unrestricted free agent.
  • On June 1, 2017, the Cleveland Browns traded Davis to the New York Jets.
  • On March 19, 2018, the New Orleans Saints signed Davis to a three-year contract.

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