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Linsey Davis

Linsey Davis

Linsey Davis Biography

Linsey Davis is a children’s book author and an award-winning media personality serving as an anchor for ABC News Live Prime and weekend “World News Tonight” on Sundays. She is also a correspondent filing reports for “World News Tonight,” “Good Morning America,” “20/20” and “Nightline.”

Linsey Davis Age

She is 43 years old. She was born on October 21, 1977 in Pennsylvania, United States.

Linsey Davis Height and Weight

She is 5 feet 4 inches tall. She also weighs 52kgs.

Linsey Davis Nationality

Davis is American by nationality. She also belongs to the African-American ethnicity.

Linsey Davis Education

In 1995, Linsey graduated from Moorestown Friends School. She also earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia and a Master of Arts degree in Communications from New York University.

Linsey Davis Parents

Linsey is the daughter of Ronald Davis and Beverly Davis. Her parents who are both African-Americans are also former teachers. Her mother taught English while her father taught Math. After retiring her father set up a construction company.

Ronald and Beverly got married on February 1, 1969. Together they were blessed with two daughters, Whitney Davis, Linsey’s elder sister and her.

Linsey Davis Husband

Linsey is married to Paul Roberts. The duo wedded on March 10, 2013 at Oheka Castle in Long Island, New York. On that special day, Linsey wore a white strapless mermaid gown while Paul wore a fancy suit.

Davis met her husband through her cousin. The first time they met Davis was a speaker at Plaza Hotel, where a charity event was organized and Paul sat with her cousin at the same table as Davis.

 

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Linsey Davis Son

Davis and her husband, Paul are blessed with a son named Ayden. On March 28, 2021 he celebrated his seventh birthday.

 

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Linsey Davis ABC News

Davis is an anchor for ABC News Live Prime, which is ABC News Live’s first-ever streaming evening newscast, and weekend “World News Tonight” on Sundays. She is also a correspondent filing reports for “World News Tonight,” “Good Morning America,” “20/20” and “Nightline.”

Throughout the 2020 presidential election cycle, Davis was at the forefront of ABC News’ coverage, beginning with all eight nights of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions to co-anchoring major political events such as two presidential debates, the vice presidential debate, presidential election coverage and Inauguration Day.

Additionally, Davis has conducted interviews with major influential figures, politicians and health officials including Hillary Clinton, Mike Pence, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Bill Gates and a powerful exclusive interview with Myon Burrell, a Minneapolis inmate who said he was wrongfully convicted for murder. In June, 2020, as the racial divide in America and the protests against police brutality were growing, Davis led the first roundtable discussion with Black female mayors of Atlanta, Georgia, Washington, D.C., Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Tacoma, Washington. Davis also anchored the documentary “Homegrown Hate: The War Among Us,” which shed a spotlight on the issue of domestic terrorism and hate-inspired violence in the United States.

Davis has covered news stories around the globe, including the Las Vegas massacre, Harvey Weinstein allegations and subsequent Me Too Movement, Boston Marathon bombing, Nairobi Mall massacre and several of President Obama’s trips overseas. Her coverage ranges from the 2016 presidential election to social injustice and various natural disasters, including the earthquake in Haiti and multiple hurricanes.

Davis got the only interview with comedian Bill Cosby in the wake of dozens of sexual assault allegations. Leading up to the Iowa caucuses, she interviewed the spouses of seven of the presidential candidates as part of a series called “Running Mates.”

In 2009, Davis reported on the miracle on the Hudson and Michael Jackson’s death. That same year, she also made waves with her “Nightline” report “Single Black Female.” The story, which went viral, examined why African American women are the least likely of any race or gender to walk down the aisle.

Davis joined ABC News as a New York-based correspondent for ABC NewsOne, the network’s affiliate news service. Before joining the network in June 2007, Davis was anchor of the weekend evening newscasts at WTHR-TV in Indianapolis. She started out as a reporter in 2003 and, during her time there, reported from New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, from Torino for the 2006 Winter Olympics and from Athens for the 2004 Summer Olympics. From 2001-2003, she was a reporter at WJRT-TV, the ABC owned station in Flint, Michigan.

Linsey Davis Awards

She has received several honors for her reporting, including two Emmy® Awards and a regional Edward R. Murrow Award.

Linsey Davis Books

She is the author of the following children’s books;

  • The World Is Awake: A Celebration of Everyday Blessings (2018). The book became a bestseller in February 2019.
  • One Big Heart: A Celebration of Being More Alike Than Different (2019).
  • One Big Heart Educator’s Guide: A Celebration of Being More Alike than Different (2020).
  • Stay This Way Forever (2021).
  • How High Is Heaven (2022).

Linsey Davis Salary

She earns an annual average salary of $78,569.

Linsey Davis Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million to $5 million.

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