- Birth Name Dahntay Lavall Jones
- Birth Place Trenton, New Jersey
- Famous Name Dahntay Jones
- Father Larry Jones
- Mother Joanne Jones
- Net Worth $10,299,239
- Salary $2.9 million
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Black
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Valeisha Butterfield (m. 2011)
- Divorce N/A
- Children Tanner Jones
The highly talented Dahntay Jones is one of the popular names in the world of basketball. He is a superb basketball player. He played a pivotal role in the world of basketball. He has started his professional career with Memphis Grizzles and currently, he plays for Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA). This miracle man has landed safely on this earth on December 27, 1980. His place of birth was Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Before being a successful player in NBA, he also played college basketball at Rutgers and Duke. He is the son of Larry Jones and Joanne Jones.
He was raised in his birthplace Hamilton Square, New Jersey. He attended Steinert High School in Hamilton Township. While studying there, he was an outstanding basketball player and after graduating at the age of 18, he attended Rutgers and played college basketball there. Later, he transferred to Duke University where he earned All-ACC Honorable Mention Honors. He set good records throughout his college career. As a junior, he averaged 11.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.1 assists. In his senior season, he has an average of 17.7 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 1.2 steals per game. Upon, graduating from his college, he turned professional and started his career with Memphis Grizzlies; however, earlier he was selected by the Boston Celtics, but later he was traded to Memphis Grizzlies. In his professional debut, he has played against the Seattle SuperSonics. Later, he also played for Sacramento Kings (2007-08), Denver Nuggets (2008-09), Indiana Pacers (2009-12), Dallas Mavericks/Atlanta Hawks (2012-13), Fort Wayne Mad Ants/ Los Angeles Clippers (2014-15). Currently, he plays for Cleveland Cavaliers.
Besides his playing career, he is a married man. He has a beautiful wife in his life. He loves her more than his life. Valeisha Butterfield is her wife. His wife is the daughter of North Carolina Congressman G.K Butterfield. They celebrated their wedding on July 23, 2011. They were in a loving affair before their marriage. Prior, celebrating their marriage they also had spent some marvelous time together. Currently, they are happy in their married life. There is no any issue of separation between the lovely couple. They also blessed with a child named “Tanner Jones”. He is the man who involved in the social work. He worked through the different non-profit foundation that raised charities and worked for the betterment of people. He completed his Bachelor degree in Public Policy from Duke University.
He has a great physique. He has a height of 6 feet and 6 inches. His body weight is 225 lbs. He is earning an extraordinary salary. His present salary is 2.9 million in USD. His net worth is $10,299,239. His fans followed him on social networking sites. One can easily read his tweets on Twitter. He also uploads his photos on Instagram. A lot more info about his life and bio can be taken from Wiki.