American professional boxer, Gervonta Davis has won multiple world championships in three weight classes.

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Who is Gervonta Davis Parents? 

Gervonta Davis is the son of parents Garrin Davis (Father), and mother Kenya Brown. In Baltimore, MD, he was born on November 7, 1994. He grew up in the Sandtown-Winchester community in West Baltimore, considered one the most crime-ridden areas of the city. Having American nationality, Davis is of Black ethnicity.

Also, he has a sibling, Demetris Fenwick. He joined a local magnet school, Digital Harbor High School. However, he dropped out to focus on his career. Later, Gervonta completed a GED program to obtain his secondary degree.

Amateur Career of Davis

He started training at Upton Boxing Center under Calvin Ford at the age of 5. From the year 2006 to 2008, he had a highly successful career as an amateur boxer, winning three consecutive National Silver Gloves Championships. 

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Caption: Gervonta Davis posing for the picture (Photo: sportshub)

In the year 2012, he became the National Golden Gloves Championship. Also, he won two National Junior Olympics gold medals as well as two Ringside World Championships. Gervonta's amateur career finished with a formidable 2006-15 record.

Gervonta's Professional Career

In early 2013, he made his professional boxing career in a bout against Desi Williams and won in the first round via knockout. Gervonta had amassed an 8-0 record by the summer of 2014. He maintained his winning streak throughout the remainder of 2014 and into 2015, stopping Alberto Mora and Israel Suarez for the first time. In 2016, Davis defeated Mario Antonio Macias and Guillermo Avila to maintain his perfect record. Early in 2017, Davis competed for the IBF super featherweight championship against the unbeaten José Pedraza. In the end, he knocked out his opponent to win the match and the title. Later, he defeated Liam Walsh in a stoppage match to successfully defend his championship.

Picture of Gervonta Davis doing training
Caption: Picture of Gervonta Davis doing training (Photo: Instagram)

The IBF championship became vacant after he was stripped of his belt for refusing to weigh in, but, before his subsequent defense. Francisco Fonseca was defeated by Davis in the battle that followed. Davis defeated Jess Cuellar in the third round of their showdown for the WBA super featherweight championship in March 2018. At the beginning of 2019, he defeated Hugo Ruiz to successfully defend his title. Davis successfully defended Ricardo Nez the next summer. He stepped up to the lightweight category towards the end of 2019 and defeated Yuriorkis Gamboa to win the WBA lightweight championship. On Halloween of 2020, he defeated Léo Santa Cruz by stoppage to successfully defend that title. Davis also took home the WBA super featherweight title from Santa Cruz.

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In June 2021, after stepping up, Davis faced up against WBA champion Mario Barrios in the super lightweight class. Even though the fight was tight, Davis ultimately won by technical knockout. He competed against Isaac Cruz after dropping back to the lightweight class. For the first time in his career, Davis' fight went the full twelve rounds and finally prevailed by unanimous decision. Beginning in 2022, Davis successfully defended his lightweight championship against Rolando Romero, who had been slated to face Davis the year before but had been postponed due to claims of sexual assault. He competed against unbeaten WBA super featherweight champion Héctor Garcia, who he defeated in the eighth round via corner retirement.

What's Gervonta Davis Net Worth?

As per reports, Gervonta Davis has an estimated net worth of $10 Million. He earned a guaranteed $5 million after a fight with  Ryan Garcia in April 2023.

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Caption: Gervonta Davis clicking a selfie while sitting inside the private jet (Photo: Instagram)

Out of his professional career, he has been earning a hefty sum of money. Therefore, Davis lived a lavish life out of his earnings. 

Davis' Legal Problems

Davis has had many legal run-ins since 2017. A warrant for his arrest was issued as a result of allegations of serious violence against Anthony Wheeler, a boyhood buddy. Ultimately, during the trial, Wheeler decided to abandon the accusations. Davis was detained in Washington, DC, a year later after engaging in a fight with another individual. Early January 2020, he was detained once more on suspicion of assaulting his ex-girlfriend at home.

Picture of Gervonta Davis doing training
Caption: Picture of Gervonta Davis doing training (Photo: Instagram)

For running a red light in Baltimore in 2021 and colliding with another automobile, putting its four occupants in the hospital, Davis was charged with 14 counts. He allegedly fled the area in a different vehicle after that. At the end of 2022, Davis had additional difficulties when he was detained and charged with domestic assault in Florida, leading to his detention.

Is Gervonta Davis Married?

Gervonta Davis is yet to be married but dating Vanessa Posso. His girlfriend Posso is an Instagram influencer, a businesswoman, as well as the owner of the jewelry brand RichGirlz. The duo hasn't mentioned when and how their romantic affairs began. 

Gervonta Davis with Vanessa Posso & their daughter
Caption: Gervonta Davis with Vanessa Posso & their daughter (Photo: Pinterest)

However, they became parents of a daughter Giovanna Thalia. Gervonta and Posso have been happily in a relationship without any news of a split or controversy. 

About Gervonta Davis’ Ex-Girlfriends

Previously, Gervonta Davis dated Andretta Smothers. She is the mother of his first child Gervanni Davis. Following the boxer's public assault on Smothers during a basketball game, the couple split soon after. Smothers requested child support after their split since she was unemployed, and the court permitted Davis to see her daughter. He dated Ariana Fletcher in 2019 who quickly became the Internet’s favorite couple. 

Gervonta Davis with Andretta Smothers & their kid
Caption: Gervonta Davis with Andretta Smothers & their kid (Photo: Pinterest)

Unfortunately, after going through ups and downs in their relationship, the couple decided to call it quits. Following their breakup, Davis attracted media attention for dating Yaya, Floyd Mayweather's ex-girlfriend, who served as his mentor. Also, the pair got detained for an anonymous reason. Davis and Yaya broke up before he started seeing Vanessa Posso, even though their relationship doesn't have a legal standing.

What is the Height of Gervonta Davis? 

Gervonta Davis has a height of 5 feet 5 inches or 166 cm tall. Likewise, he has dark brown eyes with black hair.