He was born in Rolling Fork, Mississippi on November 10th, 1963. Reed’s biological parents abandoned him when he was 18 months old, and he was later found in a garbage can. He was luckily rescued by a woman who later became his adoptive mother. He and his family relocated from Colorado to Wyoming before settling in Oregon when he was five years old.
Davidson also witnessed his adoptive parents’ divorce when he was five years old. His mother then raised him in Washington, DC. Tommy continued to wander from one location to the next. During these early years, his family travelled around the DC area a lot. He lived in Silver Spring, Wheaton, and Takoma Park, among other places in Maryland.
What Is Tommy Davidson’s Net Worth
Tommy Davidson is a comedian and actor from the United States with a net worth of $2 million. During the 1990s, Davison rose to prominence with parts in comedy shows such as “In Living Color” and “Between Brothers.” In the early 2000s, he portrayed Dexter in the television series “Malcolm and Eddie.” He also appeared in shows like “The Proud Family” throughout that decade.
Tommy is well known for films such as “Booty Call,” “Bamboozled,” and “Black Dynamite,” which he directed in 1997.
Davidson began his stand-up career in 1986, when a childhood buddy persuaded him to perform at a strip club in Washington, DC. It was a positive experience, and he went on to perform in Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia for the next few years.
He eventually began opening for legendary artists such as Patti LaBelle, Starpoint, and Kenny G. By 1987, he had won an Apollo Theater amateur stand-up competition. Tommy moved to North Hollywood after deciding that he could make it as a professional actor.
He began playing at the Comedy Store after arriving in California. During this time, he met Robert Townsend and Martin Lawrence, among others. He appeared on “The Arsenio Hall Show” after a number of performances.
Aside from stand-up, Davidson has had success in a variety of television and film roles. In 1989, he made his major television debut with “CBS Summer Playhouse.” During the early 1990s, he appeared in 125 episodes of “In Living Color” in various roles. He landed his first major film role in “Strictly Business” in 1991. Davidson has had appearances in films like “Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls” in the early 1990s.
Tommy had guest appearances in shows like “The Commish,” “Martin,” and “Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man” in the early 1990s. Davidson rose to prominence as a voice actress in the mid-to-late 1990s, with appearances in animated shows such as “The Ren & Stimpy Show” and “Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child.” He also proceeded to book roles in films like “Plump Fiction” and “Pros & Cons” during this time.
Tommy starred in films such as “Bamboozled,” “Funky Monkey,” “Black Dynamite,” and 2018’s “Frat Pack” starting in the 2000s. He also did voice work in films such as “The Proud Family Movie.” Davidson also voiced the character in the cartoon series of the same name. His most recent tv appearance was in the television special “Sarah.”