Kavitha Davidson Biography

Kavitha Davidson is an American journalist and author. Although Kavitha is currently employed at The Athletic, she holds expertise in journalism for a variety of fields. Her work has been proven exceptional throughout her career.

Early Life

Kavitha Davidson was born to Indian parents in the late 80s and no details are disclosed about her parents. She grew up in a neighborhood in northern Manhattan called Washington Heights, USA. Her parents, who were heavily fond of sports,  shifted to the USA from India in 1981 which led to Kavitha’s subsequent interest in sports. As disclosed earlier, Kavitha completed her school education in Manhattan and later pursued Journalism at Columbia University. Moreover, she acquired a diploma in the area of City Research, Historical Past, and Political Science.

Kavitha Davidson Career

Kavitha always had a command of English. She decided that she wanted to pursue journalism and thus, went to Columbia University to work for the campus newspaper. While pursuing her course, a subject called ‘Socio-Historical Foundation of American Sports’ grabbed her attention and so, she started working as an intern for sports analytics, advertising, etc for Nielsen. She even worked on media communications for the Staten Island Yankees. After her education, she started working as a sports editor for Columbia Day by Day Spectator in 2008. After that, a columnist at ESPN and Bloomberg focused on the intersection of sports, business, culture, race, and gender.

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Moreover, she was also a co-host of The Lead( The Athletic’s podcast). Her work over the years has been published in leading agencies like Rolling Stone, The Guardian, and NBC News THINK and has been noted in Best American Sports Writing. Furthermore, she outran her opinions on SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, CBS, CNN, and MSNBC. Equally, she has also put efforts into media houses like The Huffington Publish, IAC, etc. Kavitha has also been an author of an e-book titled ‘Loving Sports When They Don’t Love You Back: Dilemmas of The Modern Fan’. Currently, she sits on one of the Board of Directors of the Yogi Berra Museum.


Being a journalist is not an easy task, because regular bigotry and death threats are common in this profession. When she reported on late developments in the ‘Penn State University child sexual abuse scandal’, she received rape threats. Overwhelmed by the reactions, she bravely came out to the media as a victim of child abuse. Not much is cited except that she was just 17 when raped by a 45-year-old man. Taking a stance, she wanted other victims to come out and be held responsible for their actions.

Kavitha Davidson Biography

Real Name Kavitha A. Davidson
Birth Date 1980s
Age (as of 2022) 40s
Birth Place India
Profession Journalist
College Columbia University in the City of New York
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Who is her husband? Chris
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Personal Life

Kavitha Davidson is married to Chris, an American. Not much is known regarding their relationship as the couple likes to keep it private. Chris isn’t interactive with the general public, unlike her wife. But, his presence is seldomly seen on Kavitha’s social media.

Social Media

Kavitha, being a journalist, is an ardent visual media user. She has a huge following on twitter and is quite active on Instagram with more than 1k followers. She posts regularly on her accounts.

Kavitha Davidson Net Worth

Kavitha Davidson earns through royalties of her book as well as her columns for various media houses. Her wealth is estimated at around $500K and she earns $55k per year.


  • Kavitha is an adamant feminist and has put her rape story in a very non-frivolous way.
  • Kavitha is a huge baseball fan.
  • She is the author of a book called ‘Loving Sports When They Don’t Love You Back’.
  • She is a second-generation immigrant from India to the USA.
  • Her works have been published in almost all top-notch media houses.
  • Kavitha has also done podcasts and visual news as a part of her career.

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