Micheal Davis is an American professional comedic juggler who came into fame after appearing on NBC’s Saturday Night Live six times in the 1980s. He also holds the record of being the only professional juggler to juggle on the show, and he did that six times. David also skilled his talents as an actor as well as a writer.
Michael Davis Early Life (Age, Parents, and Education)
Michael Davis was born as Michael Bruse Davis on August 23, 1953 (making him 68) in San Francisco, USA. Davis grew up in San Francisco with his parents. James Allen Davis (Father) was an English teacher, and Donna Ruth Brewer (Mother) was a homemaker.
A few years after moving to Susanville, California, the Davis family decided to move to the peaceful town of Danville on the outskirts of San Francisco.
After graduating from Monte Vista High School in 1971, Michael attended Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Clown College for six weeks in October of 1973.
After completing his six-week course at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, Michael got chosen to be a Ringling clown and he traveled with the red unit for a year which included a group of 38 men and 7 women ranging aged between 17 to 35. Davis then signed on with the Gatti Charles Circus in the following year.
Michael Davis Tv Career
In 1979, Micheal made his Tv debut with HBO’s show titled ‘The Young Comedians Show’. His fame gave him the opportunity to perform both the opening and closing night of the Broadway musician on March 15, 1981, in Broadway Follies.
He then did theatrical acting for a Broadway Musical named ‘Sugar Babies’ and returned to San Francisco to perform as a street performer. He then performed for charity events, cooperative events, school and clubs events.
Michael Davis Career (from the 1980s to present)
In the early 1980s, Michael Davis performed at the Ford’s Theatre and did several performances for various tv-shows which includes BBC’s ‘Bob Monkhouse Show’, Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Late Night with David Letterman, and on Sesame Street in the mid to late 1980s.
During the 1990s, Michael entertained various high-profile names which include President George Bush, President Clinton, President Regan, Queen Elizabeth, and the leader at the 16th G7 summit.
Michael also worked as the head writer and also a performer at the Teatro ZinZanni in San Francisco. He worked at the Teatro ZinZanni for about seven years. A documentary film entitled ‘Buskers; For Love or Money’ featured Michael during the 2000s.
Michael Davis Wife and Children
Michael Davis has never opened up about his personal life so there is proper information regarding his personal life. Davis doesn’t seem to have any children and is assumed to be single.
Is Michael Davis Alive or Dead?
The death rumor of Michael Davis made a huge buzz around social media. However, Micheal Davis in question was the writer, co-founder of Milestone, co-creator of Static Shock, not Michael Davis (Juggler). The confusion arose when the Facebook page of writer Michael Davis got hacked and his death was announced on the page but the matter soon got resolved by authorities. Both Michael Davis and Michael Davis (juggler) are alive and well.
Michael Davis Net Worth
According to various media pages, the total net worth of Michael Davis is estimated to be around US $ 10 million. His long career as a professional comedic juggler has helped him earn his huge fortune.
Michael Bruse Davis
August 23, 1953
San Francisco, USA
Professional comedic Juggler
James Allen Davis
Donna Ruth Brewer
A Festival at Ford’s, Buskers; For Love or Money, Teatro ZinZanni
nominated for a Drama Desk Award, won a Theatre World Award for Best Featured Actor in a musical