Steve Davis Net Worth: Music & Charity

Legendary snooker player Steve Davis’s net worth is around $33.6 million.

Steve Davis ruled the snooker game during the 80s, winning six world champions.

In addition to that, he was also ranked world number one for seven consecutive years.

Furthermore, he has a career as a nine-ball pool player, poker, and a chess player.

Davies at German masters final
Davies at German Masters final

Interestingly, he has a passion for music and has a record collection of 2000 album songs.

Steve Davis was born on 22 August 1957, Plumstead, England.

He discovered his passion for snooker when he was 12 years old and won many trophies during his early years.

Now, Before moving further, let us know some basic facts.

Quick Facts

Born Name Steve Davis
Nickname Nugget
Date of Birth 22nd August 1957
Height 6 feet 2 inches
Age 64 Years Old
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Plumstead, England
Father Bill Davis
Profession Snooker
Mother Jean Davis
Wife Judith Davis (m. 1990-2005)
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Children Greg Davis and Jack Davis
Highest break 147
Weight 285 lbs
Career 1978-2016
Zodiac Leo
Job earning £5.5 million
Net Worth $33.6 million
Last Update 2022

Steve Davis: Networth, Earning, and Income

Net Worth

Legendary snooker player Steve Davis’s net worth is $33.6 million, and his primary source of earning is snooker.

However, he earned from other businesses and sports also.

Income

As of now, he is working as the president of the Snooker writer association.

He is also working as a motivational speaker as well as Dj in different parts of England.

Similarly, his business Steve Davis Holding limited, is a huge success producing a total turnover of €2 million in 2021.

In addition to that, he is working as a BBC commentator for snooker-related events where he is earning $1000 per match.

Earning As A Snooker

He earned about £5.5 million as a professional player.

Amazingly, He became the first millionaire as a snooker player during the 1980s.

steve Davis playing snooker at his prime
Davis playing snooker

Moreover, his earning in the World Snooker Championship is shown below.:

YEAR PRIZE MONEY STANDING
1981 20,000 Winner
1983 30,000 Winner
1984 44,000 Winner
1985 35,000 Runner up
1986 42,000 Runner up
1987 80,000 Winner 
1988 95,000 Winner
1989 1,05,000 Winner
1990 36,000 Semifinal
NOTE: All prize money are in Pound

Others Sports

Meanwhile, after he retired from snooker, he played nine-ball pool and poker for some years.

Seemingly, he also made an appearance in poker million.

Furthermore, he played 2006 World Series Poker, where he finished 579th winning $20,617.

Similarly, at the 2008 World Series poker event, he finished 389th winning $28,590.

Likewise, at event 56, he won $5,941. Similarly, in the grand poker series, he won $2,049.

Business

Most importantly, he has been involved in 15 businesses, but as of now, he is only active in two of them.

Two active companies are Paul Hunter Foundation and Steve Davis Holding limited.

Moreover, other businesses he was involved in are Match room sports limited, Esab limited, World professional Billiards and snooker, Steve Davis properties limited, and many more.

Above all, he also was a director of the beyond orient football club.

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Steve Davis: House and Cars

Steve Davis has a house in Essex which was worth £1.2 million during 2019, which he bought at £735,000 in 2010.

It has many features along with a scenic garden view and a four-room with bathroom attached.

steve davis with lada classic
Steve Davis with Lada classic

Further, he won a car during the Snooker Championship named Lada will always be memorable.

Steve Davis: Lifestyle

His life seems to be private and straightforward, but he is working in his two business companies.

Interestingly, he follows his passion for music, working as a DJ with Kavus Torabi as a utopia strong in different parts of England.

Charity

Davis has been helping people in need through various charity events. He visited the Haverhill charity foundation to support ‘Tim Davies.’

Davis supported the event wholeheartedly, and his appearance helped them earn the fund of $1,060.

Similarly, in 2019 Steve Davis hosted a charity golf day that collected more than £18,000 for Saint Francis Hospice.

Likewise, he joined a golf charity event hosted by Kardean, which collected £11,000 to help local cancer patients.

Above all, he is a trustee of the non-profit organization Paul Hunter Foundation whose vision is to provide disabled youngsters a chance to play snooker.

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Music, Books, Shows, and Endorsement.

Music

Embracing his love for music, he worked in phoenix FM in 1996 and also as a guest presenter in BBC radio music in 2011. 

Getting insights on his musical career, he collaborated with Kavus Torabi forming the band ‘Utopia strong.’

Similarly, they performed together at Glastonbury Festival.

They released their debut album on 13 September 2019.

Steve Davis as DJ
Steve Davis as DJ

He also joined other snooker stars made a musical group named ‘ the Matchroom mob ‘ to produce novelty record ‘snooker loopy.’

This particular song was one of the top 10 hits at that time.

They also produced another album, Ramford Rap,” a few years later.

Shows

The snooker also has made a guest appearance in various television quizzes like ‘They Think It’s all over, ‘A question of sport.

Similarly, he has appeared in other various television shows like ‘The increasingly poor decisions of Todd’(2010), ‘ Morecambe and wise show.’(1981). 

In 2013, Davis also starred in the thirteenth series of I am a celebrity… Get me out of here, where the snooker finished eighth.

Endorsement

He also worked as a brand endorsement in baked beans advertisement and classic Nintendo game known as ‘world snooker championship 2008.

Books

Some of his snooker-related books are Successful snooker (1981), Frame and fortune (1982), and Steve Davis: snooker champion (1983).

He also wrote Match room snooker (1988) and the official match room (1990).

Furthermore, he wrote two books related to chess, David Norwood: Steve Davis Plays Chess and Grandmaster Meets Chess Amateur.

Steve Davis with autobiography book
Steve Davis autobiography book

Interestingly, he has published three cookbooks.

They are :

  • Cookbook No 1-Interesting Things to Do with Meat.
  • Similarly, Cookbook No 2 –Interesting Things to Make with Poultry.
  • Finally, Cookbook No 3 – Interesting Things to Make Using Vegetables.

Furthermore, he also has published his autobiography called interesting in 2015.

We can surely say that income from those books increases his net worth.

Career

He became professional snooker in 1978, but he came under public radar when he defeated defending champion Terry Griffiths.

Afterward, within 18 months, he won classic, International Masters and English professional.

He won his first world championship snooker in 1980.

He dominated this sport for a decade, where he reached finals nine times, winning six times.

Also, he was ranked as world number one for seven consecutive years.

The 1985 World Snooker Championship final between Davis and Taylor will always be memorable.

It was Dennis who won that competition at last. This match went to history as ‘BLACK BALL FINAL.’

This particular event had 18.5 million viewers holding the record for most viewers.

Similarly, it was voted as the ninth greatest sporting moment of all time in 2002.

He was involved in 1,453 professional matches throughout his career

Amazingly, he produced a total of 355-century breaks with the highest break of 147(1982).

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Steve Davis: Facts

Due to his personality, he was nicknamed boring.

He played professional snooker for 27 years.

He was the first one to achieve the feat triple crown.

Quotes

“We want to raise the level of play in Broward County… We want to make it out of the region, and to do so, Char, we have to beat a Dade County team.”

“But the result of not allowing her on the ballot is the voters in the 3rd Ward will have no candidate in the general election.”

“We’re putting things in place this season to get us there.”

FAQs

Is he the wealthiest snooker player?

Yes, as of now, he is the wealthiest snooker player.

Is Steve Davis married?

He was married, but he is divorced now.

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