Jaye Davidson whose real name was Alfred Amy was born in Riverside, California on 12 March, 1968. He is a well known American model and a retired actor. His father was Ghanian and his mother was an English woman and he has two sisters. When Jaye was 2 and half years old his family moved to England where he spent rest of his childhood and teen. There is not much information given on his early life, neither had he discussed it much with the media. He must have completed his schooling from England. Jaye left school at the age of 16 after completing his education. He had no acting experience nor had he ever been trained in acting schools. He had remained unemployed after leaving school and had also been doing certain odd jobs on and off to earn some money.
Although Jaye had no acting experience yet he was discovered by a casting associate named Derek Jerman’s Edward II at a wrap party. At that time Jaye was working as a fashion designer and agreed to play a role in the movie just to earn money but His salary and net worth has not been revealed by any source. He was casted in 1992 to play the role of Dil in the movie titled The Crying game. This movie had a strong story plot and Jaye’s acting impressed the audiences worldwide and he was nominated as best actor in supporting role for Seven Academy Awards. Moreover his performance as Dil is ranked number 92 in the Premiere Magazine’s 100 great characters of all time. His overnight stardom earned him his next big role as the sun god Ra opposite James Spader and Kurt Russell in the 1994 blockbuster Stargate. Although his dislike to the attention he gained from The Crying Game made him reluctant to accept the role of Ra in the movie Star gate (1992), and he demanded 1 million dollar for that role, thinking that his demand would be rejected but the opposite happened and his high money demand was accepted and he appeared in the movie.
Jaye kept intouch with the fashion industry too, as this was his interest. He is not married and therefore does not have a wife. Alongwith the movies he also did big fashion shoots for Steven Meisel for Italian Vogue; Michael Roberts for Joseph; a GAP ad by Annie Leibowitz. He accompanied Kate Moss to the British Fashion Awards and in Paris at Valentino's jet-set party in honor of Sharon Stone, he accompanied Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington.
He disliked the attention and glamour of the film industry and retired from this filed joining the modeling. Since then he has worked in many high profile photo shoots for several famous magazines and brands. He is earning a very good salary from his modeling and is happy with his current profession. Because of disliking the name and fame of film industry he hasn’t appeared in many films.
Jaye Davisdon is not counted as a personality standards person. He is short heighted with only 5 feet and 6 inches tall, with broad shoulders and thick neck. Talking about his personal life he is gay and he is open about it. In old times he once had long curly hairs like women; later on he became bald with a tattoo too. He started workout and made his body a bit muscular In terms of wardrobe he is distinct and unique from others in his selection of clothes and dress up at events. At present Jaye has reached the age of 46, yet single and enjoying his life to the fullest.