Saturday, April 13, 2024

Shani Davis Height, Weight, Age & Girlfriend

A competitive speed skater, Shani Davis is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, having finished first in the 1000m event in both the 2006 and 2010 Games. A world record holder, he will be competing in the 2018 Winter Games later this month in PyeongChang, South Korea. If you’re interested in learning more about him- you’re in the right place. Stick around, we’ve got more on the Olympic athlete down below.

Shani Davis Personal Facts – 2018 Update

Real Name

Shani Earl Davis

Nick Names



Professional Speed Skater

Famous For

As a professional speed skater, Shani Davis is perhaps best known for being the first African-American athlete to win gold at an individual Olympic event. Not only did he win gold in the 2006 Turin Games, but he had also won gold in the 1000m event in the 2010 Olympics held in Vancouver.

Age – How Old is He?

He is 35 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

His birthday is on August 13, 1982

Place of Birth/Hometown

Shani Davis was born in Chicago, Illinois. Growing up, he was raised in the Rogers Park area.




He is African American

Shani Davis Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

He is 6’2 tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

He is 1.88 meters tall

Weight in Pounds

His current weight is approximately 190 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

His current weight is approximately 86 kg

Body Measurements

Her body measurements are unavailable at this time

Waist Size

His waist size is unknown

Foot/Shoe Size

His shoe size has not been disclosed to the public

Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Personal Life

Is Shani Davis Currently in a Relationship?

As far as we know, Shani Davis is currently in a relationship with a Japanese woman. Unfortunately, he hasn’t revealed much about her.

Shani Davis’ Girlfriends

We do not have any information on Shani Davis’ previous relationships at this time.


Cherie Davis


Reggie Shuck


As far as we know, Shani Davis is an only child and does not have any siblings


As far as we know, Shani Davis is an only child and does not have any siblings


He has a nine-year-old son named Alize

High School

Unfortunately, not much is known about the speedskater’s education history at this time. With that said, he likely attended high school in Illinois.


In the early 2010’s, he attended Northern Michigan University- though it’s unclear what he’d chosen as his major.


For now, information on Shani Davis’ salary is unavailable.

Net Worth

As far as we can tell, Shani Davis’ net worth currently stands at $2 Million.



Random Facts



Favorite Food


Favorite Actor


Favorite Book


Favorite Movie


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Favorite Color


Favorite Music Artists


Favorite Sports

Most of his time is spent skating at the rink


Born on August 13, he is a Leo

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Shani Davis’ Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Shani Davis’ Instagram Username

Shani Davis’ Facebook Account 

As far as we know, Shani Davis does not have a fan page on Facebook

Shani Davis’ Youtube Channel

Shani Davis does not have his own YouTube channel

Shani Davis’ Twitter Username

Shani Davis’ Snapchat Username 

Shani Davis is not active on Snapchat

Other Interesting Facts:

  • A day prior to the opening ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympics, he expressed his displeasure with the process of choosing the flag bearer on Twitter
  • An African-American superhero named Frozone from the Pixar film, The Incredibles was said to have been inspired by Davis
  • He and his mother moved to Rogers Park in order to be nearer to his skating club as a teen
  • His name, given to him by his father, means “to adventure” in African
  • Over the past years, he has set a number of world records in the 1000m and 1500m events
  • Like many Olympic athletes, he has appeared in a few talk shows such as The Mo’Nique Show, Steve Harvey, and The Oprah Winfrey Show
  • Following his frustrations with the flag bearing incident, he decided to skip the Olympics Opening Ceremony in PyeongChang
  • A recently set a new personal record in the 3000m event with a time of 3:41.43 at the Olympic Oval in Calgary
  • He has won eight gold medals at the World Single Distance Championships- the last of which he received in 2015
  • He decided to pursue the Olympics after training at a development program for young speed skaters in New York at the age of sixteen
Brooke Carter
Brooke Carter
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