Who is Jamie Davis?
Jamie Davis was born on the 18th April 1980, in Hope, British Columbia, Canada, so is currently aged 38. He is a businessman and professional rough road driver, who owns Jamie Davis Motor Truck & Auto Towing Company, and is probably best recognized from being a reality television personality, and appearing in the highly popular Canadian reality TV series “Highway Thru Hell” (2012-present).
Would you like to know more about Jamie Davis’ reality career, recovery towing company and private life? How rich is he, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned.
Early life and Education
Concerning his early life and childhood, Jamie Davis spent his childhood in Hope, where he was raised by his parents – no other information about his parents and siblings has been revealed to the public. Talking about his education, Jamie had some trouble with studying, as he was more focused on his passion for vehicles during his school days. However, he was also a member of the school soccer team, and a big fan of Liverpool F.C. Jamie always had great support from his friends who protected him from being bullied, and from his father, with whom he was very close, and who let him to drive his car even though he was only 15 at that time, and didn’t have a driving license.
Career Beginnings and Recovery Towing Company
Prior to becoming a reality TV star, Jamie pursuing a career as a businessman, as he established his own company called Jamie Davis Motor Truck & Auto Towing Company, which he still serves as its general manager. The company is based in Hope, British Columbia and operates on Canadian Highways and city road. It represents an emergency service company, and with a huge number of services such as towing, traffic control and transporting all sort of vehicles and goods. They also do removals of all kind of wreckage from roads, such as trees and broken-down or crashed cars. His company is known for providing service 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the whole year, which operations have added a considerable amount to his net worth.
Working in such harsh and dangerous conditions requires the usage of a variety of vehicles and the latest equipment, besides his great team of experts, including Adam Gazzola, Colin McLean, Jason Davis, Gord Lundin and Chris Mervyn. Probably one of the best known of his vehicles is “Haier HR-126”, also known as “Rescue 52”, which is used in some of the heaviest rescues, since it is capable of lifting up to 30 tons with its crane.
Rise to Fame and “Highway Thru Hell”
Jamie’s life completely changed in the summer of 2010, when one of the eventual creators of the show Neil Thomas got stuck on Highway 5. As usual Jamie’s team came to the rescue, and the idea of a TV show that would present all the dangers of those rough roads to the public was born. In the beginning of winter of 2011, executive producer Mark A. Miller and cameraman Kevin Mills came to Jamie Davis to propose the idea and discuss it, and luckily for them Jamie was thrilled with the opportunity to change a widely held opinion about the industry. So the reality TV show entitled “Highway Thru Hell” premiered on the 4th September in 2012, and ever since has been airing on the Discovery Channel Canada, increasing enormously not only his popularity, but also his net worth. Subsequently, it became obvious that the show had huge potential to achieve popularity around the world, as from the very beginning it had great ratings, and was even ranked as the number one series in the history of the channel. Moreover, it was also broadcast on other networks, including The Weather Channel, National Geographic, TV3 (New Zealand), ABC2, etc. The show, also known as “Highway Heroes Canada”, is now in its seventh season, which started broadcasting in September of 2018, while the ninth season is announced for September 2019.
Paris,Brandon and I heading to a remote location to recover a vehicle over a bank this is one of the first jobs for season 7 pic.twitter.com/oBYYcQjyQN
— Jamie Davis (@jamieda96479872) October 19, 2017
Jamie Davis Motor Truck & Auto Towing Company was widely known as quick, safe, cheap and reliable even before becoming popular worldwide. However, with bigger popularity came the urge for expansion of the company, so during the second season of the show, Jamie made a decision to open new branch offices, first in Alberta, Canada and then in Surrey, North Dakota and Chilliwack, British Columbia. Unfortunately, it turned out that the office in Alberta was not a good move, as he had a lot of trouble due to the lack of clients, which led to management problems partly caused by Jamie’s absence, and so serious financial struggles. In the sixth season, Jamie closed the office and to avoid more problems, he had to sell one of his trucks.
Jamie Davis Net Worth
His career as a reality television personality started in 2012, and since then, he has been an active member of the entertainment industry. So, if you ever wondered how rich Jamie Davis is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his net worth is over $3 million, accumulated through his appearances in the popular TV series documentary alongside his crew; his annual salary is over $800,000, in addition to his largely successful involvement in the towing industry, in which he has been active much longer.
Boosting the Local Economy
Thanks to the highly popular TV series “Highway Thru Hell” and Jamie Davis Motor Truck & Auto Towing Company, small and remote towns such as Hope are now much better placed for living than just a couple of years ago. Since filming of the show started, Hope has became more popular, attracting new visitors, which led to the growth of local companies and even starting new ones.
Personal Life and Appearance
To talk about his personal life, Jamie Davis has been married to Lucy Austin-Davis, also known as Sherry Davis, for a while. The couple is blessed with four children, named Alexis, Brandon, Briana and James, Jr. Davis. His wife is not only his big support, but also his business partner in the company. Their current residence is in Hope. He spends his spare time skiing with his family.
Speaking about his appearance, Jamie stands at the height of 5ft 10ins (1.78m), while information about his weight is not available in the media.
Chattanooga Tennessee tow truck museum Here Jamie and James are checking out various tow trucks today .Nest stop the Aquarium !
Posted by Jamie Davis Towing on Thursday, January 10, 2019
Social Media Presence
In addition to his involvement in the entertainment industry as a reality TV star, Jamie is also a member on the social media scene. He is active across many of the most popular sites, which he uses mostly to promote his job and company. He runs his official Instagram and Twitter accounts, besides which he has also launched the official website of his company, on which you can find more information about them and their services.