Eric Davis Biography

( 1968 - )
January 16, 2019
First published on:January 16, 2019
by Sam

Facts of Eric Davis

Date of Birth: 1968, January 26
Age: 52 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name Eric Wayne Davis
Birth Place Anniston, Alabama
Famous Name Eric Davis
Horoscope Aquarius
Net Worth about $6 million dollars
Salary $44,065 dollars
School Location Alabama
University Team Jacksonville State University
Career Earnings about $6 million dollars
Weight 84 kg
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession former NFL player and current cohost
Famous for football
Started career as football player
Currently Working For espnLA
Awards Pro Bowl, All-Pro, Super Bowl Champion
University attended Jacksonville State University
School attended Anniston High School
Married to Sherrie Davis

Eric Davis is a former American professional football player who played in the NFL. He played a total of 13 seasons in NFL for teams like San Francisco 49ers, Carolina Panthers, Denver Broncos and Detroit Lions. Currently, he works as a co-host on the afternoon drive show at ESPN LA.


As a co-host, Eric Wayne Davis reportedly earns around $60,000 as his yearly salary from ESPNLA. Further, Eric Wayne Davis has an estimated net worth of over about $6 million dollars. He is currently married and has 4 children.

Eric Davis' Early Life 

Eric Wayne Davis was born on January 26, 1968, in Anniston, Alabama. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Aquarius.

Eric Wayne Davis attended Anniston High School in Alabama. After completing high school, Eric Wayne Davis enrolled at Jacksonville State University and played for the Jacksonville State University.

Eric Davis' Professional Life

Eric Davis was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 1990 NFL draft. He made two key plays early in the game- a 44-yard interception return for a touchdown on the game's third play from scrimmage and a forced fumble on Michael Irvin that led to another 49ers touchdown. These games helped the 49ers beat the previous two-time champion Cowboys to advance to Super Bowl XXIX.

The 49ers went on to defeat the San Diego Chargers 49–26. In 1995, Davis went to the Pro Bowl and further helped the 49ers be the number-one ranked defense.

CAPTION: Eric Davis playing for the San Francisco 49ers SOURCE: Pinterest

In 1996, he became a free agent and signed with the Carolina Panthers. After playing for a year with the Denver Broncos, he ended his career with the Detroit Lions in 2002.

CAPTION: NFL Network analyst Eric Davis SOURCE: YouTube

In the 2000s, Davis worked as a color analyst for the 49ers during the preseason on KPIX-TV, and also as an analyst on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. Further, he worked as the color analyst for the 49ers radio broadcasts and was also the co-host of "The Drive with Tierney and Davis" on 95.7 The Game in San Francisco.

In 2012, he started work as a co-host/analyst for a new weekday morning show on NFL Network titled NFL AM which also featured analyst including LaVar Arrington, Terrell Davis and reporters like Molly Qerim and Mark Kriegel. In 2016, he became a co-host on the afternoon drive show at ESPN LA.

Eric Davis' Personal Life

Eric Davis is married to his wife and is the father of 4 children. He has not revealed the details about his wife, children, and marital relationship yet.

Eric Davis seems to be the kind of person who prefers to keep his personal life a secret. He hasn't revealed much about his family even on social media pages.

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Davis was accused of sexual harassment by Erin McParland in July 2018.  He was also the part of a harassment lawsuit against NFL Network including Michael Irvin in December filed by a freelance makeup artist. He was suspended by ESPN after the incident.

Eric Davis Salary and Net Worth

As of 2018, Eric Wayne Davis has an estimated net worth of over about $6 million. Further, he has an average salary of $60,000 annually, working as a co-host at espnLA.

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In 1996, Davis signed a four-year, $11.4 million worth contract with Panthers that included $3 million signing bonus, plus salaries of $2 million each of the next three years and $2.4 million in 1999. The Panthers outbid the 49ers by $850,000 a year as their best offer was $8 million over four years, including a $2 million signing bonus.

He reportedly made around $20 million from his 13-year NFL career.

Facts and stats of Eric Davis

Eric Wayne Davis was not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The former NFL star is 6 feet in height and weighs around 84 kg.

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