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Clifton Davis Wiki Biography
Clifton Duncan Davis was born on the 4th October 1945, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is not only a songwriter probably best known as the writer of the Jackson 5’s hit “Never Can Say Goodbye”, but also an actor, who has appeared in a number of TV and film titles, including “That’s My Mama” (1974-1975), “Amen” (1986-1991), and “Madam Secretary” (2015-2016). He is also recognized for being an ordained Seventh Day Adventist minister. His career has been active since 1971.
Have you ever wondered how rich Clifton Davis is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that the size of Davis’ net worth is over $3 million, which has been accumulated largely through his successful career in the entertainment industry. Also, his work as a pastor has also improved his wealth.
Clifton Davis Net Worth $3 Million
Clifton Davis was brought up in Mastic, New York by his father, Toussaint L’Ouverture Davis, who was a Baptist minister, and his mother, Thelma van Putten Langhorn, who worked as a nurse. Upon matriculation, he enrolled at Oakwood University, from which he graduated with a BA degree in Theology. Afterwards, he attended Andrews University, from which he earned a Master of Divinity.
Before becoming a famed actor, Clifton was a songwriter, with notable works for the r&b group The Jackson 5, writing songs such as “Never Say Goodbye” and “Lookin` Through the Windows”, among others, which were the basis of his net worth..
Clifton made several Broadway appearances in musicals, such as “Hello Dolly” and “Two Gentleman of Verona”, and was soon cast in the part of Clifton Curtis in the TV series “That`s My Mama” (1974-1975), which launched him into the acting world. By the end of the 1970s, Clifton had featured in such productions as “Little Ladies of the Night” (1977), “Superdome” (1978), and “Cindy” (1978), which increased his net worth by a large margin. Davis continued successfully through the `80s, landing the role of Arnold Clements in the film “The Night the City Screamed”, and in 1981 he featured in “Don’t Look Back: The Story of Leroy ‘Satchel’ Paige”. In 1986, Clifton was selected for the role of Reverend Reuben Gregory in the TV series “Amen”, which aired until 1991 and which certainly added a substantial amount to his net worth. While the show lasted he wasn`t so active elsewhere in the entertainment industry, but did appear in the film “Dream Date” (1989).
After the end of the show, Clifton continued in the acting world, but landed only a number of brief roles in such series as “Living Single” (1997), “Malcolm & Eddie” (1997), “Party of Five” (1997), “In the House” (1999), until he got the role of Mayor Tyrone Smalls in the film “Any Given Sunday” (1999), starring Al Pacino, Dennis Quiad and Cameron Diaz. In 2001 he appeared in “Kingdom Come”, directed by Doug McHenry, in Tim Hill`s “Max Keeble’s Big Move”, and starred in the film “The Painting”, alongside Charles Shaughnessy and Stacy Dash, which increased further his net worth. Clifton remained active as an actor in the mid- and late- 2000s, with roles in such films as “Halloweentown High” (2004), “The Engagement: My Phamily BBQ 2” (2006), and “Cover (2007). Five years later, Clifton returned to acting with a role in the film “What My Husband Doesn’t Know”, and since then has featured in such productions as “Murder in Manhattan” (2013), “God`s Amazing Grace… Is Just A Prayer Away” (2013), “Madam Secretary” (2015-2016), and most recently “Prayer Never Fails” (2016), which added further to his net worth.
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Clifton Davis has been married to Monica Durant since 2000. Previously, he was in marriage with Ann Taylor from 1981 to 1991, and they are the parents of two children.
|Full Name||Clifton Davis|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
|Date Of Birth||October 4, 1945|
|Place Of Birth||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Spouse||Monica Durant (m. 2000), Ann Taylor (m. 1981–1991)|
|Children||Holly Danielle Davis, Christian Noel Davis|
|Parents||Thelma van Putten Langhorn, Toussaint L’Ouverture Davis|
|Nominations||Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series|
|Movies||Max Keeble’s Big Move, Any Given Sunday, Scott Joplin, Halloweentown High, Together for Days, Lost in the Stars, Cindy, Little Ladies of the Night, Superdome, The Painting, Cover, The Engagement|
|TV Shows||Amen, That’s My Mama, Love, American Style, A World Apart, Praise the Lord, The Melba Moore-Clifton Davis Show|
|1||Wrote “Here Comes the Sunrise” for The Supremes, included in their 1971 album “Touch”.|
|2||Lives with wife Monica in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania |
|3||Brother of Cedric Davis.|
|4||Over the years, Dr. Davis has become a celebrated motivational speaker, having been the keynote speaker for such organizations as the S.C.L.C, the UNCF, the NAACP Freedom Fund of South Carolina, National Black Meeting Planners, 100 Black Men of America, the National Black Educators convention and more than 125 universities and schools. He is the recipient of more than 150 awards and citations for his service to such organizations as the UNCF, the NAACP Easter Seals and other national and local social or civic organizations.|
|5||Dr. Davis served two years as Associate Pastor at the Loma Linda University Church in California, and he is the co-founder and former co-pastor of Welcome Christian Center in Huntington Beach, CA. His ministry spans more than 20 years.|
|6||Is an avid golfer, licensed pilot and a certified scuba diver.|
|7||Played Cornelius in Pearl Bailey‘s Broadway version of “Hello, Dolly!” in 1967.|
|8||Currently serves as executive director of Sunoco Welcome America! Festival|
|9||Wrote “Lookin’ Through The Windows” for the Jackson 5, a top 20 pop hit.|
|10||Wrote the hit “Never Can Say Goodbye”, recorded and made famous by The Jackson 5. Also recorded by Gloria Gaynor, and Isaac Hayes.|
|11||Was nominated for Broadway’s 1972 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for “Two Gentlemen of Verona.”|
|12||Is an ordained Minister, licensed by the Seventh Day Adventist Church.|