|Real Name/Full Name:
|Deron Michael Williams
|39 years old
|26th June 1984
|Parkersburg, West Virginia
|6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m
|Amy Young Williams
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Deanae, Daija, Desmond and Deron Jr.)
|Is Deron Williams Gay?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
Deron Williams is an American former basketball player. He was a professional basketball player since his college times. He also played with National Basketball Association (NBS) and had been ranked overall best for NBA by Utah Jazz. He has been active in this career from 2005 to 2017 when he decided to retire from playing basketball. Apart from the NBA, he has also played with Besiktas. He was able to win a gold medal in the 2008 and 2012 summer Olympics with the United States national team. He has also won other awards from his career.
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Early Life & Biography
Deron was born on 26th June 1984 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, in America. He was born to his parents Byron Williams and Denise Smith. He was born together with his brother Kendall Jones whom he grew together with. He started playing wrestling when he was eight years, and by then, he was in elementary and continued to play even in the middle class. He won two championships when he was eight and at twelve years.
He attended The Colony High School in Texas, where he continued to play leading with high points. He later attended the University of Illinois. This is where he started his basketball playing career after he was recruited to play for the college basketball team at the university.
Deron is a married man, and he got married to his long-time girlfriend, Amy Young Williams, in 2006. They had been dating since they were in high school. They have four children, whereby their first daughter was born in 2003 before their marriage. They have two daughters, Danae and Daija Williams. They also have a son, Desmond Williams, who was born in 2011. The fourth son of this couple is an adopted one and named him Deron Jr. and was born in 2009.
Deron is of Christian faith, and he got baptized in 2010. Apart from playing basketball, he also appeared in Disney Channel Show, where he participated in season three of The Suite Life on Deck.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 26th June 1984, Deron Williams is 39 years old as of today’s date 29th February 2024. His height is 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall, and his weight is 91 kg.
Deron began his career when he joined the University of Illinois, where he was recruited to play for the college basketball team. He was trained by coach Bruce Weber. He led his team to win NCAA championship games, but they lost it to the University of North Carolina. Afterward, he led the team and won many awards. He was selected by Utah Jazz for the 2005 NBA draft.
Deron played with Utah Jazz for the NBA championships between 2005 and 2011. He led the team and won many awards, although he was at times challenged. He was among the best players in the team. In 2011 he was traded by New Jersey Nets. He shortly had a one year contract to play with Besiktas during the 2011 NBA lockout worth $5 million. After the lockout was over, he joined back New Jersey and played with them until 16th March 2012. Again he signed another contract to remain with them worth $98.7 million.
Awards & Achievements
Deron Williams has won many awards in his career. When he was playing for the college team, he got various honors including, the University of Illinois Athlete of the year, and was named the outstanding player of Chicago by Wooden Awards. He also won various awards with the NBA.
Net Worth & Salary of Deron Williams in 2024
As of February 2024, Deron has an estimated net worth of $60 million. All these he has acquired from his basketball career. He has played with different companies and also had signed several contracts with various teams, which helped to increase his total net worth. He also owns several luxurious cars like Porsche, GMC, and Mercedes Benz.
Deron Williams is one of the successful basket players who have been hired by various teams. His dedication to his career made him win many awards in his life. His name will forever be engraved in USA history, having represented his country in different championships. His most memorable time representing his country is in the 2008 Olympics when the team went all the way to win the gold medal. His career has seen him rubbing shoulders with prominent persons in the world, among them US former president Barrack Obama.