Net Worth: $3 Million
- Source of Wealth Stage, Film, Television, Music, Songwriting
- Birth Place Chicago, Illinois
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Clifton Duncan Davis
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth October 4, 1945
- Occupation Actor, Songwriter, Singer and Minister
- Education Oakwood University and Andrews University
About Clifton Davis
Clifton Davis is an American actor, songwriter, singer, and minister with an estimated net worth of $3 million. He was born on October 4, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, and was raised in Mastic, New York. He graduated from Oakwood University with a B.A. in Theology. He then earned a Master of Divinity from Andrews University. He is an ordained minister of the Seventh Day Adventist.
Davis began his professional career as a songwriter, and is famous for the #2 hit Never Can Say Goodbye by the Jackson 5. He also wrote a piece for Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul where he described the racism he suffered while growing up during pre-Civil Rights Act era.
Clifton made his acting debut when he played the role of barber Clifton Curtis on the television show That’s My Mama. He made a guest appearance on The Bobby Vinton Show, singing I’ve Got the Music in Me and Never Can Say Goodbye.
He made several appearances on the game show Match Game and Pyramid. In 1977, he appeared in the film Scott Joplin. He co-starred with Sherman Hemsley in the NBC sitcom Amen between 1986 and 1991. He was the mayor of Miami in the 1999 film Any Given Sunday.
Clifton Davis has been credited for projects including That’s My Name, Police Story, Vega$, The Littlest Hobo, Dream Date, The John Laroquette Show, The Jamie Foxx Show, Living Single, Malcolm & Eddie, Grace Under Fire, The Sentinel, Any Day Now, City of Angels, American Dreams, A World Apart and The First Family. He has also performed on stage as Doctor Dillamond in the first North American touring production of the acclaimed musical Wicked.