Steve Davis, is a retired English professional snooker player from Plumstead in southeast London. He dominated the sport during the 1980s, winning six World Snooker Championships, held the world number one ranking for seven consecutive seasons, and is the first snooker player to earn over £1 million in prize money. The BBC's Sports Personality of the Year in 1988, he is the only snooker player to win the award. Davis won 28 ranking events, the fourth-highest total. In addition to his six world titles, he won the Masters three times and the UK Championship six times for a total of 15 Triple Crown titles—third behind Ronnie O'Sullivan and Stephen Hendry. During the 1987–88 season, Davis was the first player to win all three Triple Crown events in a single season and is one of three players to achieve this. He has a career total of 355 competitive century breaks, including the first officially recognised and first televised maximum break in professional competition.
|Born:||August 22, 1957, Plumstead, London, England|
|Nickname:||The Nugget, Interesting, Ginger Magician, Romford Robot, Romford Slim, Master Cueman, Golden Nugget|
|Highest ranking:||1 (1983/84–1989/90)|
|Career winnings:||£5.5 million|
|Highest break:||147, 1982 Classic|
|World Champion:||1981, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989|
|Twitter:||Steve Davis's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Steve Davis's IMDb|
About Steve Davis
Professional snooker player who became a six-time World Champion.
He was taught to play snooker at the age of twelve by his father.
He was the number-one ranked snooker player in the world from 1983 to 1990.
He had two children, Greg and Jack, with his wife Judith Davis.
He and Phil Taylor both became recipients of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
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- English pool players
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- BBC Sports Personality of the Year winners
- English sports broadcasters
- Conservative Party (UK) people
- Sportspeople from Essex
- BBC sports presenters and reporters