Danny Ainge

Jack Ol 27 Aug,2017

Facts of Danny Ainge

Birth Name
Daniel Ray Ainge
Famous Name
Danny Ainge
Married to
Michelle Ainge (m. 1979)
Currently Married
Don Ainge
Kay Ainge


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$10 Million
Currently Club
Boston Celtics


Married to
Michelle Ainge (m. 1979)
Currently Married

Daniel Ray Ainge, well known as Danny Ainge is a former basketball and baseball player. Currently, he serves as the general manager and president of basketball operations for the Boston Celtics. He won two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics in the 1980s.

Ainge who completed 14 seasons, playing for the Celtics, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, and Phoenix Suns, primarily as a shooting guard, has an estimated net worth of around $10 million. Moreover, he is married and has six children with his spouse. 

Danny Ainge Net Worth & Earnings

As of 2021, Danny Ainge has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Ainge who started his career as an athlete excelled in the game of baseball and basketball. After his retirement, he served as a basketball executive.

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Throughout his professional career, Ainge has collected a huge amount of wealth that boosted his total net worth.

Danny Ainge Wife and Children

Ainge is a married man and is very happy in his conjugal life with Michelle. He is not only accountable in his job but also a responsible husband. 

Danny Ainge's Wife Michelle Ainge SOURCE: Player Wives & Girlfriends

From his relationship with Michelle, he has six children, Ashlee, Austin, Tanner, Taylor, Copper, and Crew.

Danny Ainge's wife, children, and grand-children SOURCE: Player Wives & Girlfriends

Now, the family has grown pretty big, Furthermore, Ainge's son Austin serves as a director of player personnel for the Boston Celtics, and he also played basketball at BYU.

His son Tanner is a lawyer and political candidate. His nephew Erik Ainge is an American football quarterback, who played college football at Tennessee. He and his family are devoted Christian and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

In 2009, Ainge suffered a mild heart attack. Currently, he resides with his family in Wellesley, Massachusetts. He is a philanthropist and associated number of charitable organizations since retiring from his playing career.

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Danny Ainge Bio and Early Life

Born in 1959 in Eugene, Oregon spent his early years at his birthplace. He is of American and belongs to white ethnicity. Born in the mid of March, his zodiac sign is Pisces.

Ainge was born to Don and Kay Ainge, and Doug, Laurie, and David are his siblings.

Danny Ainge High School & College Career

Ainge attended North Eugene High School, where he played football, basketball, and baseball. He is the only player of his high school first team, who was named All-American in football, basketball, and baseball.

Upon high school graduation, Ainge attended Brigham Young University and named national basketball college player of the year. Moreover, he also bagged the John R. Wooden Award for the most outstanding college basketball player.

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Baseball Career

Ainge turned professional when the Toronto Blue Jays selected him in baseball’s 1977 amateur draft.

He played outstandingly as a third baseman, and the youngest player in the history of Bluejays who hit a home run, at 20 years and 77 days.

After three years of playing with the Blue Jays, he made a decision to pursue a career in basketball and selected in the 1981 NBA draft by Boston Celtics.

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Danny Ainge NBA Career

Ainge became one of the important members of his team and led his team to win the NBA titles in 1984 and 1986.

In 1989, Sacramento Kings picked Ainge, where he played one season with them. He was traded to Portland Trail Blazers in 1990 and helped his team to reach the 1992 NBA finals.

In 1992, Ainge was traded to Phoenix Suns, where he played for three seasons.

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Post-basketball playing career

Upon retiring from his playing career, Ainge served as the head coach of Phoenix Suns from 1996 to 1999. Since 2003, Ainge served as the executive director of the Basketball Operations for the Celtics. Ainge also worked as a commentator for the NBA on TNT.



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