Johnny Davis Bio: NBA Journey & Contracts

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Johnny Davis, an American basketball player, saw progressive college stats at Wisconsin and was a 10th overall pick at the 2022 NBA Draft of the Washington Wizards.

As of 2023, he plays as a small forward/shooting guard for the Wizards. 

In 2021, Davis represented the United States in Latvia at the FIBA Under-19 World Cup. His squad won the gold medal thanks to his 4.1 point per game average.

Washington Wizards Small Forward/Shooting Guard Johnny Davis
Washington Wizards Small Forward/Shooting Guard Johnny Davis (Source: Instagram)

His father, Mark Giles Davis, is a former NBA player who played 13 seasons as a small forward. 

The below article covers everything you need to know about Johnny Davis- from his family to NBA contracts & relationships.

Quick Facts

Full Name Jonathan Christian Davis
Known As Johnny Davis
Birthdate February 27, 2002
Age 22 Years Old
Birthplace La Crosse, Wisconsin, U.S.
Father’s Name Mark Giles Davis
Mother’s Name Sarah Davis
Siblings One Older Twin Brother, Two Younger Twins Sibling (One Brother, One Sister)
Nationality American
Relationship Status In A Relationship
Girlfriend Jessica Bruchs
Height 6 ft. 4 in/1.93 m/193 cm
Weight 195lb/ 88kg
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Profession Basketball Player
  • L.A. Crosse Central
  • University Of Wisconsin (2020-2022)
NBA Draft 2022 NBA Draft
Awards & Achievements
  • Jerry West Award (2022)
  • Lute Olson Award (2022)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2022)
  • Big Ten Player of the Year (2022)
  • First-team All-Big Ten (2022)
  • Wisconsin Mr. Basketball (2020)
Playing Career 2022-Present
Current Team Washington Wizards

Capital City Go-Go

Position Small Forward/ Shooting Guard
Jersey Number 1
Salary $5.47 Million
Net Worth $2 Million – $3 Million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Last Update March 2024

Early Life & Family

Johnny Davis was born on February 23, 2002, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, to Mark Giles Davis and Sarah Giles.

Johnny’s father, Mark, is a former basketball player, and his mother, Sarah, is a homemaker. 

Johnny Davis With His Parents, Twin Brother And Two Younger Twin Siblings
Johnny Davis With His Parents, Twin Brother, And Two Younger Twin Siblings (Source: Instagram)

The American basketball player has one older twin brother Jordan Davis and two younger twin siblings, Samantha Davis and Maxwell Davis. 

His twin brother, Jordan, is also a basketball player who plays for Wisconsin.

Father Mark Giles Davis

Johnny’s father, Mark Giles Davis, is a former basketball player who played as a small forward in the NBA from 1985-1989.

Mark was selected 79th overall in the 4th round by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1985 NBA Draft.

While his time in NBA, he played for the Milwaukee Bucks (31 games) and Phoenix Suns (2 games), averaging 3.8 points and 1.1 rebounds per contest.

While playing for CB Zaragoza, he won the Spanish Cup in 1990. He also participated in the 1991 European Cup Winner’s Cup final.

High School & College

Davis attended La Crosse Central School, where he received the Wisconsin Mr. Basketball title and the La Crosse Tribune Player of the Year award twice.

Davis graduated with 2,158 career points, making him the school’s all-time leading scorer.

Collegiate Career

Despite getting offers from Minnesota, Iowa, and Marquette University, he enrolled at the University Of Wisconsin.

In a 72-56 victory over Penn State on February 2, 2021, Davis recorded a rookie-season high of 17 points while going 6-of-7 from the field.

He had a 19.7-point and 8.2 rebound average during his sophomore year and was named Player of the Year for the Big Ten.

Davis forwent his remaining college eligibility on March 31, 2022, when he declared for the 2022 NBA Draft.

NBA Career

On June 23, 2022, NBA Draft, the Wizards selected Davis as the tenth overall pick.

Davis was added to the Wizards’ NBA Summer League roster for 2022.

In a 99-105 defeat against the Pistons, Davis scored six points on 1-for-11 shooting for the Summer League playing alongside Bradley Beal, Jordan Goodwin, Isaiah Todd, and Anthony Gill.

Net Worth & Contracts

Johnny Davis holds an estimated net worth between $2 million -$3 million as of March 2024. The majority of his earnings come from his basketball career and brand endorsements. 

After being selected by the Wizards, Davis signed a four-year contract worth $21.20 million.

His annual salary for the 2022-2023 season is $5.47 million.

Similarly, for the upcoming 2023-2024 season, his annual salary will be $5.5 million.

If he continues his NBA journey with the Wizards, after the 4-year rookie contract, he will become eligible for a $215 million rookie extension for five years with an annual salary of $37.07 million.

Brand Endorsements

Davis appeared in a sponsored endorsement for Taco Bell”s Toasted Cheddar Chalupa on May 24, 2022.

Similarly, in 2022, the Wizards’ small forward, alongside his brother, Jordan, signed the endorsement deal with the Jockey.

Johnny Davis Posing For Adidas
Johnny Davis Posing For Adidas (Source: Instagram)

On December 15, 2022, he signed a contract with Adidas. He is also partnered with Muller Sports Medicine.

Age, Height, & Body Measurement

The Wizard’s shooting guard Johnny Davis is 22 years old. His listed height is 6 ft 4 in (1.93m), and his weight is around 88kg (195 lb).

Davis has an athletic build body with a standing reach of about 8 ft 7.50 in (2.43 m) and a wingspan of 6 ft 8.50 in (1.82 m)

Relationship & Child

Fans and well-wishers all around the globe are curious to know about the relationship status of the Wizard’s shooting guard. 

Davis is currently in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Jessica Bruchs.

During her high school days in Poynette High School – Poynette Girls Varsity Basketball, Bruchs was a volleyball player.

As of now, she is an Instagram influencer and model. 

Johnny Davis With His Infant Baby And Girlfriend
Johnny Davis With His Infant Baby And Girlfriend (Source: Instagram)

Davis’s daughter, Sky, was born on September 22, 2022. Davis is completely attached to his newborn baby girl. The player also tries to adjust his time between his game and family.

Social Media Presence

Davis actively uses various social media platforms. The Wizard’s shooting guard posts pictures from his games and training on his Instagram. 

The former Wisconsin Mr. Basketball maintains around 69.6k Instagram followers as of this writing.

Similarly, he joined Twitter in March of 2015, and as of 2023, he has garnered around 12.4k followers.

Popularity Graph

With Davi’s progressive career, there is no denying that he has garnered a lot of fame and attention. 

Johnny Davis Popularity Graph
Johnny Davis Popularity Graph (Source: Instagram)

The above graph shows us the search interest of Johnny Davis over the time of 12 months.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Does Johnny Davis play in the NBA?

Yes!! Johnny plays in the NBA for the Washington Wizad as the shooting guard/small forward.

Are Jordan And Johnny Davis Twins?

Yes, Jordan and Johnny Davis are twins. Jordan is 8 minutes older than Johnny.

Nobika Poudel
Nobika Poudel
Hello!!! I am Nobika Poudel and currently working at Hansikar Technologies as a content writer.

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