Davian Adele Grant is the daughter of Beverly Hills 90210 actress Jennifer Grant. Davian’s mother, Jennifer is the only child of one of Hollywood’s classic leading men, Cary Grant.
Cary Grant was the pioneer personification of transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor, light-heartedness, and comic timing in the movies. Despite his multiple relationships and marriages, he only had one heir. Henceforth, not many people can be found carrying his legacy.
Although, his daughter, Jennifer pursued in her father’s footsteps but had rather moderate success. Additionally, his two grandkids are way too young to think about acting as their ultimate career. Even so, people continuously develop a keen curiosity towards Cary Grant’s adolescent grandchildren. Among such names is that of Davian Adele Grant. So read all about her life as someone who is born into Hollywood Royalty.
Davian Adele Grant’s Heritage Through Cary Grant
Jennifer Grant’s daughter, Davian Adele Grant was born in 2011 on 23 November.
While it is unclear what her paternal heritage is, from her mother’s side, Davi is part English and part Russian.
Her grandfather, Cary Grant was from the northern Bristol suburb of Horfield, England. Adele’s great maternal grandfather was a tailor’s presser at a clothes factory. Her great grandmother (Cary Grant’s mother) worked as a seamstress.
Likewise, Davian’s grandmother, Dyan Cannon, an actress, was the daughter of housewife Claire (née Portnoy) and life insurance salesman Ben Friesen. As a child, she followed the Jewish faith of her Ashkenazi mother. Cannon was a child of a Russian immigrant.
Davian Grant’s Mother, Jennifer Grant Was In Friends And Few Other Hit Series
Davian Adele Grant’s mother, Jennifer Grant is the only child of actor Cary Grant. Jennifer was born through Grant’s marital relationship with the Honey Suckle Rose actress, Dyan Cannon. She was 34 years younger than him.
Adele’s mother, Jennifer Diane Grant is also an actress who is best known for her recurring role in the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 (as Celeste Lundy).
She had her first lead role in the WB sitcom, Movie Stars (1999 to 2000). In the drama show, she played the character of Jacey Wyatt for a total of eight episodes. She also had a cameo appearance in NBC’s hit sitcom, Friends in an episode titled, The One With Two Parents: Part 1 as Nina Bookbinder.
Davian’s mother is also known for other TV appearances including Moon Over Miami, Time Trax, Chicago Sons, Walker, Texas Ranger, Ellen, Guys Like Us, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Additionally, her big-screen credits include films like The Evening Star (1996), My Engagement Party (1998), Going Shopping (2005), Ghost Squad (2015), and Christmas Trade (2015).
Adele’s mother is also a volunteer for the Young Storytellers Foundation. Jennifer is a former student of Stanford University. She graduated in 1987 with a degree in American Studies. The mother of two is also a former employee at a law firm and a chef at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago restaurant in Beverly Hills.
Who Is Davian Adele Grant’s Father?
Actress Jennifer Grant had her daughter, Davian Adele Grant with her former boyfriend, Arthur Page IV. However, so far, not much about Page is known.
On the other hand, pictures of Davian hanging out with some unidentified relatives suggest Jennifer might have a partner. Some sources believe she is still co-parenting her two children with her ex-boyfriend, Page.
Before, Davian’s father, Arthur, the Beverly Hills 9021o star was the wife of director Randy Zisk from 1993 to 1996.
She Has An Older Brother
Davi’s older brother, Carry Benjamin Grant was born in 2008 on Tuesday, August 12th. Adele’s mother named her brother after her famous actor grandfather, Cary Grant. She apparently did so in order for her son to remember and be proud of his lineage.
As An Infant, Davian Adele Grant Had Special Needs
She Does Rock Painting
In July 2021, a realtor named, Cathy Cooper Wood, who is believed to be Davian’s grandmother, on her Instagram posted a picture of Jennifer’s daughter where she is apparently taking a break after having done rock painting. In the caption, Cathy wrote, “Craft time, rock painting with a yogurt break🥰.”
It, however, might be too early even for Davi to say if the art is something she wants to pursue as a career or just some holiday activity.
Major R. Johnson Finley AKA Major Sang For Davian Adele Grant
In August 2021, the Grammy-nominated Texan R&B singer, Major R. Johnson Finley aka Major had an adoring moment with Cary Grant’s granddaughter. In a video posted by Davian’s supposed grandmother, Cathy, Major can be seen singing Bruno Mars’ Just The Way You Are for the 10-year-old daughter of Jennifer Grant. Soon after the singer finishes the song, Davi asks him for “more.” It, however, is not revealed how Grant’s grandchild came to meet with Major who is highly regarded for his powerful live show experiences including 2 sold-out shows.
What Happened To Her Grandfather, Cary Grant’s Fortune
People have often wondered what happened or to whom Cary Grant’s wealth of over $60 million (adjusted for inflation, $120 million) went.
Sources report Davian’s grandfather, Cary Grant left $255,000 to friends and charities. He likewise left his home and furnishings to his wife and stipulated the rest of the estate between his wife and daughter (Davian’s mother).
In his will, the North By Northwest declared that items from his natty wardrobe would go to such friends as Frank Sinatra and financier and MGM/UA Communications Corp. chief Kirk Kerkorian.
As per further will’s further points, Cary Grant’s fifth wife, Barbara Harris Grant, inherited his Beverly Hills home. She also received all his ″tangible personal property,″ including household furniture, artworks, and automobiles.
Additionally, Grant’s former partner, Harris received half the remaining estate, while the other half went into a trust fund over a period of years for Davian’s then 20-year-old mother, Jennifer Grant.
The honorary Oscar-winning actor left his bookkeeper, Joseph Marin, $100,000; Dr. Mortimer Hartman, a friend, $10,000; his attorney Stanley E. Fox’s granddaughter Justine, $10,000; Fox’s son James, $10,000; and Svetlana Lustig, an employee, $25,000.
In like manner, the Motion Picture Relief Fund received $50,000; John Tracy Clinic $25,000; and Variety Club International $25,000.
How Rich Is Davian Adele Grant’s Mother, Jennifer Grant
Although the financial distinction of Davian’s mother is yet to come to the public’s knowledge, it is quite certain that Jennifer is a millionaire.
At times, she has also been reported of doing property deals worth millions. As such, in July 2008, Jennifer reportedly sold her Fraser Avenue, Santa Monica home for $2,195,000.
What’s more, when her multimillionaire father died, she was a few years shy of owning fortunes all valued in the ballpark of tens of millions.