Davis Cleveland was born on February 5, 2002, in Houston, Texas. In 2010 Cleveland began playing the role of Flynn Jones on the Disney Channel comedy Shake It Up. In March 2011, he spoke with Tanya Rivero on Good Morning America of his experience working on Shake It Up stating, “It’s the best experience ever. It’s like Disney World every morning.”
His other television appearances include an episode of How I Met Your Mother, Desperate Housewives, and Good Luck Charlie, Ghost Whisperer, and Hannah Montana. He also played the part of Luther’s little brother Roy in Zeke and Luther. In January 2016, Cleveland starred in the Nickelodeon Original Movie, Rufus, which also starred Jace Norman. In January 2017 he starred in the film’s sequel Rufus 2.