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Laurece Davis was born on the 14th December 1965, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is sports journalists probably best known for his works on ESPN channel as a host of the daily sports news television program “Sports Centre” (1995 – present) and a host of the pre-game show “College Game Day” (2015 – present). Davis has been active in the entertainment industry since 1987.
How rich is the sports journalist? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the outright size of Rece Davis net worth is as much as $3.5 million, as of the data given in early 2017. It has been reported that the annual salary of Davis is equal to $1.5 million, suggesting that his net worth may well increase. Television is the main source of Davis net worth, plus sums for his work on the radio.
Rece Davis Net Worth $3.5 Million
To begin with, the boy was raised in Muscle Shoals, Alabama by his parents Jerry Davis and Janice Davis. After matriculation from high school, Rece studied at the University of Alabama majoring in Broadcast News and Public Affairs, graduating in 1988. While still a student, he started working for WCFT-TV based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the position of a general assignment reporter. Later, he worked in other positions such as sports reporter and news anchor. Rece was honoured as an outstanding alumnus of the University of Alabama in 2001.
Concerning his professional career, after working in various positions including sports director at WRBL-TV, Davis decided to move to Flint, Michigan in 1993. There, he was appointed as a sports reporter and anchor at WJRT-TV. Soon, he was noticed by ESPN, and in 1995 he moved to Bristol, Connecticut where he was employed at ESPN2. Subsequently, Rece worked as a reporter in the sports program “Sport Smash”, but soon moved to anchor “Sports Centre” (1995 – present) on ESPN; the program is aired up to twelve times per day covering major sporting events; Davis is specifically responsible for covering college basketball and football. Prior to that, he worked as a host of horse racing broadcasts. From 1996 to 1997, he also hosted a studio program – “NBA Tonight” – providing analysis and highlights of the NBA games. Then, he hosted the news programs “RPM 2Day” and “RPM 2Night” (1997 – 1999).
He is also a frequent guest host on ESPN Radio. As a regular host he attended the shows “College Football Live”, “College Game Day” and “College Football Final” which are also aired on ESPN. In 2008, Rece Davis was the winner of the Best Sports Host Award given by Cable Fax. Since 2015, he has also worked as a regular host of “College GameDay”.
To conclude, all the above mentioned engagements on television and radio have added significant sums to the size of Rece Davis’ net worth, as well as to his popularity.
Finally, in the personal life of the sports journalist, Rece Davis married Leigh Davis in 1993; they have a son and a daughter.