John Davis Biography
John Davis is an American film producer and founder of Davis Entertainment. He was born and raised in Denver, Colorado.
John Davis Age
Born on July 20, 1954, John Davis is
John Davis Net Worth
John Davis estimated Net Worth in 2019 is approximately between $100 000 and 1 Million dollars.
John Davis Wife/Kids
Davis is married to Jordan Davis. They have three children. They are Jack, Catherine and Jensen. Davis’s three children said that the CG version of Garfield looked “evil” when they first saw him.
John Davis Education
Davis graduated from Bowdoin College, attended Amherst College and received an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
John Davis Career
Davis, Chairman of Los Angeles-based Davis Entertainment, has been a producer on more than 100 feature films and movies for television that have earned more than $5 billion worldwide.
Davis Entertainment produces projects for all studios, mini-majors, and several broadcast networks.
Davis Entertainment produced the reimagining of the Predator series, The Predator, by filmmaker Shane Black, and are also working on Jungle Cruise at Disney starring Dwayne Johnson; the Paramount drama Ness, with Paul Greengrass attached to direct; and a reboot of Shaft, directed by Tim Story, and which includes the return of both Samuel L. Jackson and Richard Roundtree.
Some of Davis’s many feature film productions include Game Night, a New Line comedy starring Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams; the animated Ferdinand, directed by Carlos Saldanha; five time Oscar-nominated director David O. Russell’s biographical comedy-drama Joy (2015), starring Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, and Bradley Cooper, for 20th Century Fox; a big screen version of the 1960s TV series The Man from U.N.C.L.E., starring Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer, for Warner Bros.; Victor Frankenstein, a re-imagining of the horror classic Frankenstein, starring Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy for Fox; the $100 million plus-grossing, micro-budgeted Chronicle; the sci-fi thriller I, Robot, starring Will Smith; the Jim Carrey starrer Mr. Popper’s Penguins; Norbit, the comedy starring Eddie Murphy for DreamWorks/Paramount Pictures; the blockbuster The Firm, starring Tom Cruise; the two Dr. Dolittle films, starring Eddie Murphy; the Garfield franchise series for Fox; Waterworld, starring Kevin Costner; the Eddie Murphy comedy Daddy Day Care; Predator, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger; the Jack Lemmon/Walter Matthau trilogy Out to Sea, Grumpy Old Men, and Grumpier Old Men; Behind Enemy Lines, starring Owen Wilson and Gene Hackman; Predator 2, John Woo’s Paycheck, starring Ben Affleck and Uma Thurman, for Paramount Pictures; and Alien vs. Predator, an action thriller combining the two iconic cinematic aliens, among many others.
New television projects include Alex, Inc., an ABC comedy starring Zach Braff and Michael Imperioli set to debut this upcoming television season.
For past television, Davis Entertainment developed and executive produced the NBC hour long drama The Blacklist, a Sony Television production, as well as NBC’s action drama Timeless and ABC’s hit comedy Dr. Ken starring Ken Jeong.
John Davis Other Projects
Davis’ successful business ventures include the fastest growing restaurant company in America, Blaze Pizza. Davis’s newest restaurant venture is Bacoshop, a fast casual concept, which opened up in March in Culver City, California. He’s partnered in this venture with acclaimed Los Angeles chef Josef Centeno. Davis has been previously involved and on the board of Wetzel’s Pretzels. For 25 years, he owned and operated various network TV stations.