One of the popular American stand-up comedians, DeRay Davis is also renowned as an actor. He is famous for starring in 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. Stay with us for more updates.
DeRay Davis Early Life
Tall and talented, DeRay Davis was born Antoine DeRay Davis on February 26, 1982, 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 the black ethnicity.
DeRay Davis Career
DeRay is a talented standup comedian from the United States. His stand-up career began 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 in 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 & 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 2023, DeRay Davis' net worth is reported to be around $1.5 million.
Davis has acted in superhit movies that have made quite an earning at 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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