Damiris Dantas Biography

November 10, 2019
First published on:November 10, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Damiris Dantas

Birth Nation: Brazil
Birth Name Damiris Dantas do Amaral
Famous Name Damiris Dantas
Birth Date November 17, 1992
Net Worth $0.2 Million
Salary $105,000
Position in Team Center
Current team Minnesota Lynx
Nationality Brazilian
Profession Basketball Player

Damiris Dantas do Amaral, known as Damiris Dantas, is a Brazilian basketball player currently signed to the Minnesota Lynx of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) as well as Brazilian League side Corinthians/Americana.

Damiris Dantas was born on November 17, 1992, in Ferraz de Vasconcelos, Brazil. Dantas, who began to play basketball at the age of 13, became professional in 2011, playing for her native country. Moreover, she was drafted in the 2012 WNBA draft by the Minnesota Lynx and since active in WNBA.

Net Worth

Currently, Dantas is under a two year / $210,000 contract with the Minnesota Lynx, which includes an annual average salary of $105,000. As per the deal, Dantas will earn a base salary of $105,000 in 2019-20 season while carrying a cap hit of $105,000. Foe 2020-21 season, her salary is reported $105,000. 

In the team, she is 3rd best-paid athlete while Napheesa Collier and Danielle Robinson are ranked 1st and 2nd, respectively. 

Besides, she also signed to Corinthians/Americana of the Brazilian League. As per the source, a Professional Basketball Player in Brazil is reported $36,229. 

Damiris Dantas, a Nike athlete SOURCE: Instagram @dantasdamiris

A Nike athlete, Dantas, has often seen promoting the brands on her official socials. 

Though she has not disclosed the exact figure of her net worth, Dantas' net worth is estimated at $0.2 million.  

Relationship Status

Scrolling through her Facebook account, Dantas's Facebook bio shows that she is in a relationship. However, there is no information about her boyfriend as well as she has not updated the account since 2014. 

Damiris Dantas SOURCE: Instagram @dantasdamiris

Other than this, there is no detail about her love life. It seems like the Brazilian basketball player is single at the moment. 

Family

Not much known about her family background, but Dantas often shares pictures with her siblings on her Instagram. 

CAPTION: Damiris Dantas SOURCE: Instagram @dantasdamiris

She has two sisters and one brother. 

WNBA Career

At the 2012 WNBA draft, Damiris Dantas was picked with 12th overall in the round one by the Minnesota Lynx. On April 2, 2014, she was signed by the team and made her WNBA debut on May 16, recording 12 rebounds in a win against Washington.

Dantas' 2019 Highlights

On July 27, 2015, she was traded to the Atlanta Dream. She remained absent to report to training camp, instead, she used the time to train with the Brazilian National Team for the 2016 Summer Olympics that the country would host in Rio de Janeiro, which resulted in Dantas suspension for the 2016 WNBA season. 

On February 8, 2019, she was signed by the Minnesota Lynx.

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