Rece Davis is a sports journalist who is famous for appearing in the ESPN channel ‘SportsCenter’ as an anchor.

Personal life

Rece Davis was born on 14th December, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois and so he holds an American nationality. His parents were Janice Davis and Jerry Davis who took good care of him as he grew up. Rece was an intelligent boy who took his studies very seriously. He was exceptionally good during his school and college days. Rece went on to graduate from the University of Alabama in the year 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in the field of Broadcast News and Public Affairs.

Rece Davis is as good in his personal life as he is in his professional life. He has been together with his wife Leigh-Davis for twenty-three years whom he married back in 1993. The couple has also raised two kids and one of them named Christopher Davis went on to become a popular basketball player. The other kid is named Elizabeth Davis.


Rece Davis has always been a hard working man when it came to mastering his craft. While he was in college, he used to work as a freelance TV announcer, radio personality, studio host, etc. It was during those days when he started working as an assignment reporter for WCFT-TV. Following his college graduation, Rece began working at different positions for WRBL in Georgia. He served as the lead news anchor, sports reporter and as a sports director at WRBL. Subsequently, he began working at WJRT-TV as a reporter cum sports anchor in Michigan.

After working a few months for WJRT, Rece left for Connecticut wherein he started working for ‘SportsSmash’ and gave five-minute reports about sports. He hosted ‘NBA 2Night’ for two consecutive years in 1996 and 1997. Then for the following two years, he worked as a studio host on ‘RPM 2Night’ and ‘RPM 2Day’.

Besides hosting television shows and reporting news, Rece is also an expert in anchoring. He has anchored a sports program titled ‘SportsCenter’ along with a few other famous people. Rece Davis covers both professional and college level games. He has been the host of ‘College Football Live’ which is a show that airs only during the college football season. Besides, he has also hosted ‘College GameDay’ basketball show. Thanks to his strenuous job, Rece enjoys a net worth of $3.5 million.

Last Modified: 12 Jun, 2018

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