Dahntay Jones
Dahntay Jones
Celebrated Name: Dahntay Jones
Real Name/Full Name: Dahntay Lavall Jones
Gender: Male
Age: 43 years old
Birth Date: 27 December 1980
Birth Place: Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA
Nationality: American
Height: 1.98 m
Weight: 102 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse(Name): Valeisha Butterfield (m. 2011)
Children/Kids(Son and Daughter): Yes (Dahntay Jr., Dillon, Tanner)
Dating/Girlfriend(Name): N/A
Is Dahntay Jones Gay?: No
Profession: Former professional basketball player
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $14 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Dahntay Jones is a former professional basketball player from the United States who last played for Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 2016, where he won his first NBA Championship with the cavaliers. He has started his professional career with Memphis Grizzles.

Maybe you know about Dahntay Jones very well, but do you know about how old and tall he is, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Dahntay Jones’ short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Dahntay grew in a small town called Hamilton Square situated in New Jersey, America, and he went to Steinert High School in Hamilton Square, Mercer County, for the period of 3 years from 1995 to 1998. Jones achieved a McDonald’s All America honorable mention honor as a senior and averaging at twenty-four points and nine rebounds per game at Steinert High School.

Personal Life

On 24 July 2011, Dahntay Jones married the love of his life Valeisha Butterfield who was the daughter of North Carolina Congressman G.К. Вuttеrfіеld. The couple started dating in 2010 and have been together for ten years now. They have three kids together- Dahntay Jr, Dillon, and Tanner.

Valeisha Butterfield Jones is a business leader. Valeisha Jones is also the leading member of an activist group known as WEEN, which stands for Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network. She was born on 30 January 1978.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 27 December 1980, Dahntay Jones is 43years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024. His height is 1.98 m tall, and his weight is 102 kg.


Dahntay, after playing for the team Rutgers in his freshman year, took a transfer to the team Duke in his college years. In 2002, Dahntay received an All-ACC Honorable mentions honors after averaging eleven-point-two points, sour-two rebounds, and 1,1 assists in his junior years. Dahntay as a senior year player at Duke played thirty-three matches and averaging at seventeen-point-seven points, five-point-five rebounds, and one-point-two steals per game.

In 2001, he was traded by the Philadelphia 76ers as a future 2003 1st round draft pick with Roshown McLeod to the Boston Celtics for Jerome Moiso. In 2003, he was traded by the Boston Celtics with Troy Bell to the Memphis Grizzlies for Marcus Banks and Kendrick Perkins. On 21 November 2003, Dahntay made his first-ever debut as a professional player in a 98-97 win against the Seattle Supersonics team. Dahntay’s contribution in his debut match was recorded as one rebound, one assist, and two blocks in eight minutes off the bench.

On 10 December 2007, Dahntay signed a contract with Sacramento Kings and made a debut after four days with a 109-99 win against Philadelphia 76ers and his contribution recorded as one assist, and two steals in seven minutes off the bench.

Over the years, he played for Denver Nuggets (2008-2009), Indiana Pacers (2009-2012), Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks (2012-2013), Wayne Mad Ants, and Los Angeles Clippers (2014-2015), Grand Rapids Drive (2015-2016), and lastly Cleveland Cavaliers (2016-2017).

Awards & Achievements

Jones has 11 years of experience in basketball and has played for various savvy league teams all through his professional life as a basketball player. Throughout his career, he has earned over five-point-four points per game, a total of 1082 rebounds from both offense and defense, 529 assists, 507 turnovers, 261 steals, and 144 blocks per game. Dahntay has attempted over 2700 field goal attempts and made over 1200 field goals. He has played 624 games throughout his career, taking an average of 15.7 minutes per game.

In 2016, he won his first NBA Championship with Cleveland Cavaliers, by defeating Golden State Warriors 93-89 on Sunday night.

Net Worth & Salary of Dahntay Jones in 2024

Dahntay Jones Net Worth
Dahntay Jones Net Worth

A professional basketball player, Dahntay Jones, has a net worth estimated at $14 million as of May 2024. He made this fortune by playing in various teams in which he signed the contract for 13 years. Currently, he has retired from his basketball career and is a free agent.

Dahntay Jones is a renowned former professional basketball player. He gained much of his popularity by playing for Cleveland Cavaliers, which is a team of National Basketball Association (NBA). Jones won his first NBA championship in 2016. He is an okay player and currently belongs to Sam Houston State Bearkats men’s basketball team.


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