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DeShawn Stevenson Net Worth: How Rich is the Retired NBA Player?



DeShawn Stevenson Net Worth

DeShawn Stevenson is a retired American professional basketball player. He is best known for playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for 13 years with six teams. Stevenson was selected in the 2000 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz. He put his 2011 NBA Championship ring for auction and within two days remaining, the highest bid was listed at $31,322 on June 3, 2022. DeShawn Stevenson net worth is roughly $10 million as of 2023.

Full Name DeShawn Stevenson
Birthday April 3, 1981
Birthplace Fresno, California
Profession Former professional basketball player
Wife Brandi
Net Worth $10 million

Early life

DeShawn Stevenson was born on April 3 in the year 1981 in Fresno, California. He was born to Darryl Stevenson and Genice Popps. Although, his dad never married his mom. Stevenson’s dad murdered his own mom Clara and died of cancer in prison at 36 years of age.

Stevenson grew up with his godparents in Easton, California. He joined the same school where his father had studied. While studying in high school, he played basketball and won the state championship in his junior year. In the fall of senior year, he signed with the Kansas Jayhawks. In his senior year, he made average points of 30.4, rebounds of 9.7, and made 6.2 assists in each game. He showed a good performance after being named to the McDonald’s All-American team.

DeShawn Stevenson Net Worth & Career

DeShawn Stevenson

Stevenson made a decision to make direct entry to the NBA out of high school. However, he goes against his mom for that as he was not regular with his SAT test. He was drafted by the Utah Jazz in the 2000 NBA draft. In the regular-season games, he appeared in 222 games for Utah. He also played in 5 career playoff outings. During the 2000-01 season, he was named the youngest player to play and start for the Utah Jazz. He finished in second place in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest in 2001.

Stevenson scored his then-career-high points 24 against the Mavericks in November 2003. Then he played with the Orlando Magic for two and half seasons. He was in the best form and had the best game during the 2005-06 season. In August 2006, he signed a minimum 2-year contract with the Washington Wizards. Out of the second year, he opted out of his contract to test free agency after the 2006-07 season.

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DeShawn was re-signed with the Wizards on July 16, 2007, for 4 years. In the early season of 2008-09, he struggled to get into the best form. In February 2010, he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks. Following the trade, he became the first-ever player in the history of the NBA to wear No. 92 on his jersey. He selected 92 as he previously wore 9 in Orlando and 2 with Utah and Washington. During the 2010-11 NBA season, he made $4.15 million.

Stevenson was a part of the Mavericks who won the NBA championship in June 2011. He scored 9 points in that game. Then in December 2011, he signed a 1-year contract worth $2.5 million with the New Jersey Nets. DeShawn was traded to the Atlanta Hawks in July 2012. After a year, the Hawks waived him.

DeShawn entered the basketball court for the last time on May 1, 2013, playing in the first round of the Eastern Conference Game 5. Though, he was on the field for just 16 seconds. On December 19, 2016, he formally announced his retirement.

Personal Life

DeShawn Stevenson is married to his girlfriend named Brandi. As of now, he shares three kids with his wife. Prior to getting married to Brandi, he dated Letoya Luckett from 2003 to 2007. He was also in a relationship with Ariane Williams.

Stevenson put his 2011 Dallas Mavericks championship ring on auction in June 2022. There were 6 bids made as of June 3, 2022, with the winning bid listed at $31,322. As per the reports, the championship ring is 10-karat gold with over 130 brilliant-cut diamonds which made it a total of 2.75 carats. Previously, Mark Cuban who owns Dallas Mavericks spent $1.4 million for the championship ring. 

DeShawn Stevenson Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, DeShawn Stevenson’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $10 million as of 2023. He has earned estimated earnings of $27,897,987 from appearing in 13-season games during his NBA career.

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