Daniel Theis Biography

( 1992 - )
November 21, 2018
First published on:November 21, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of Daniel Theis

Date of Birth: 1992, April 4
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 6 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Name Daniel Theis
Birth Place Salzgitter, Germany
Famous Name Daniel Theis
Horoscope Aries
Father Not Known
Father Nationality German
Mother Not Known
Mother Nationality German
Salary $1,096,929
Past Team SG Braunschweig, New Yorker Phatoms Braunschweig, Ratiopharm Ulm, Brose Bamberg
Siblings Elder brother Frank Theis
No. of Twitter Followers 28 thousand
No. of Instagram Followers 83.5 thousand
Weight 110 kg
Position in Team Power forward/Center
Current team Boston Celtics
Nationality German
Ethnicity White
Profession basketball player
Started career as basketball player
Currently Working For Boston Celtics
Awards 3× German League champion (2015–2017), German Cup winner (2017), German League Most Effective German Player (2016), German League Best Young Player (2014)
Currently Married Lena Theis
Married to Lena Theis
Children Laila Theis
Tatto(s) Yes

Daniel Theis is a German professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Daniel Theis currently plays for the Boston Celtics as their Power forward/Center.


Daniel Theis before Celtics played for teams like SG Braunschweig, New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig, Ratiopharm Ulm, and Brose Bamberg.

Daniel Theis Early Life

Daniel Theis was born on April 4, 1992, in Salzgitter, Germany. Daniel is a German NBA star and belongs to White ethnic group and his star sign is Aries. During his childhood, he wanted to be a soccer player but his father and brother inspired him to play basketball. 

He grew up along with his Elder brother Frank Theis. His elder brother was also a basketball player but he had to quit his basketball career after suffering a knee injury. Currently Frank is working as a middle school teacher in Germany.

Daniel Theis Basketball Career

Daniel Theis debuted in German league in 2010–11 season for Bundesliga. During the 2013 - 14 season, Theis won the BBL Best Young Player Award with Ratiopharm Ulm. After his break-out with Ulm, Theis signed with the German Bundesliga club Brose Bamberg.

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Daniel won his first German League championship with Brose Baskets during the 2014 - 15 season. In the German League Finals, Brose beat FC Bayern Munich 3–2. Later on, he signed a new two-year agreement with the Bamberg team in April 2015 and won two more German Championships with Bamberg in 2016 and 2017.

Daniel Theis NBA Career

Daniel signed a contract with Boston Celtics on July 20, 2017, and made his NBA Debut against Milwaukee Bucks on October 18. In the meantime, Daniel suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee on 12 March 2018 and missed the remainder of the 2017–18 season after Theis had surgery to repair his left knee lateral meniscus.

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Daniel was found to have a slight tear in his right foot of the plantar fascia on October 29, 2018, and will be out indefinitely. 

Personal Life of Daniel Theis

He is living a happy married life with his wife, Lena and they have a daughter named Laila Theis. Currently, Daniel is settled in the United States with his family and has adapted American Lifestyle. The Famous NBA star Theis is 6 feet 8 inch in height and weighs around 110kg.

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Daniel is not only a world-class athlete but also a very attractive individual and has many followers in his social media. He has Tattoos in his right arm and on the inside of his biceps of the left arm.

Daniel Theis's Net Worth

Daniel Theis signed a 2-year / $ 2,193,857 contract with the Boston Celtics, including a guaranteed sum of $ 2,193,857 and a $ 1,096,929 annual average salary.

In 2018 - 19, Theis earned a basic salary of $ 1,378,242, with a cap hit of $ 1,378,242 and a dead limit of $ 1,378,242. The highest-paid player of the Boston Celtics is Gordon Hayward, in the 2018-19 season, but during 2016-17 season Al Horford was the highest paid player.

Besides, Daniel had played for many clubs in Germany and must have earned a good amount of money from them. Yet exact details about the net worth of Daniel Theis is not made public.

Career Highlights and Awards

  • Three German League Champion
  • German Cup Winner
  • German Supercup Winner
  • German League Best Defender
  • Four times German League All-Star (2014-17)
  • German League Most Effective German Player (2016)
  • German League Best Young Player (2014)

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