Mark Davis born in 1995 is a sports franchise owner and also an American businessman. He owns the team La Vegas Raiders of the National Football League. He is the main owner and the partner in managing the team. Before owning the team, he used to help in the retail of Las Vegas Raiders and in the development of the organization image stores.
Though there is no much talk about his personal life, almost in all his media platforms, it is believed that he is a big-time foodie and loves to explore various places. He is also very much popular for the bowl haircut. As of 2015, reports said that he had a net worth of $500 million.
His professional life
Davis took the control of Las Vegas Raiders team after his father’s Al Davis died in the year 2011. Davis along with his mother, Carol, inherits 47% out of the total share of the Raiders team. This share is on a contractual based structure to render them the controlling interest. Davis owns the day-to-day control on and of the team.
Davis after taking ownership of the team put himself into an effort to establish a new stadium for the team Raiders. This was an obstacle that his father Al Davis was never able to overcome in his time period as an owner. He in the beginning expressed a desire to let the Raiders stay in Oakland. Due to the short come of a proper stadium plan, Davis initiated to have communication with various representatives in many other cities such as Los Angeles, San Antonio, and Las Vegas.
Controversies regarding domestic violence in NFL
Mark Davis very efficiently speaks out in public on the issue raised on domestic violence in the NFL, which was followed by San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald’s being arrested on August 31 in the year 2014. Davis strongly did not agree with Jed York’s decision of keeping McDonald’s on the active roster. He proposed that the league should be liable to suspend any player who gets arrested with some pay while the investigation keeps moving forward.
Again in the year 2015, Davis came in front of the public with the issue of domestic violence. He came shutting down all the rumors that came to light that the Raiders’ have started some negotiations with Greg Hardy. He was convicted on domestic abuse verdicts initially that year. The Las Vegas Raiders’ organization has religiously been very vocal about domestic violence issues and its controversies. The domestic violence case and its direct involvement with the Tracey Biletnikoff Foundation.
Mark Davis Net Worth
The net worth of Mark Davis as of 2020 is $3 billion. He controls the Las Vegas Raiders franchise and the estimation is to be in billions.