Davis Cleveland is an American Actor who has had huge success in spite of his age. Born February 2, 2002, the Houston, TX native got his start doing commercials for major corporations like McDonald’s, Honey Baked Ham and General Mills Cereal. Cleveland has numerous movie and television credits. He had a long run on Disney Channel’s hit show Shake It Up.
He has been nominated for the Young Artist Award in 2011 and 2012. In addition, Cleveland has made waves in music with a guest appearance on the son “I AM” on the album ROSHON and “Monster Mash” on the album Spooky Buddies. Cleveland has had a notable career and has remained one of the most consistently booked actors in the Entertainment Industry.
Cleveland made his first major TV appearance as Ricky on the “Masterpiece” episode on Criminal Minds in 2008. From there he followed that up with an appearance as Andy on the “The Fight” episode on How I Met Your Mother in 2008. In 2009 Cleveland made two more appearances on TV.
He was Tyler Harmon on the “Birthday Presence” episode on Ghost Whisperer and played Jeffrey on the “The Story of Lucy and Jessie” episode on Desperate Housewives. These helped Cleveland have a major breakthrough with him scoring the role of Flynn Jones on the Disney Show Shake It Up from 2010-2013. In addition to Shake It Up, Cleveland stayed busy with appearances on Zeke and Luther, Hannah Montana, Pair of Kings and Good Luck Charlie. In 2013 Cleveland scored his first movie appearance as Dillon in Alone for Christmas.
He then followed that up with an appearance on Rizzoli and Isles in 2014. In 2016 Cleveland landed his 2nd movie role In the Nickelodeon Original Movie Rufus. Cleveland then appeared on Legendary Dudas. In 2017, Cleveland returned in Rufus 2. Cleveland has also appeared on several TV shows and specials playing himself. Some of these include Zendaya: Behind the Scenes in 2012, Piper’s Quick Picks in 2011 and Disney Friends for Change in 2010.
Charity Work, Interests and Fun Facts
Davis has done plenty of charity work. In addition to raising money for Cystic Fibrosis, Cleveland has worked with and raised money for many causes. He has been known to practice martial arts, plays the guitar, rap, and Rollerblade. Cleveland has been recognized as the highest paid actor on earth this year with earnings of $82 million and has a net worth of $245 million.
This is due to shrewd investments, property holdings, an endorsement deal with Covergirl as well as a chain of restaurants Fat Cleveland Burger , his own vodka(Yes a minor has his own brand of liquor. Only in America) Pure Wondercleveland, as well as his own perfume With Love From Davis and a fashion line Davis Cleveland Seduction.
Davis Cleveland has had the type of career in entertainment that most adults would be envious of. He is definitely a household name and his overall success is reminiscent of the Olson Twins and Hannah Montana. It is hard to think of any other teenager who has had a better year than Davis Cleveland.