Dante Cunningham Biography

( 1987 - )
March 29, 2019
First published on:November 30, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Dante Cunningham

Date of Birth: 1987, April 22
Age: 32 years old
Height: 6 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Name Dante Lamar Cunningham
Birth Place Clinton, Maryland
Famous Name Dante Cunningham
Horoscope Taurus
Father Ron Cunningham
Mother Searcy Blankenship
Net Worth $15 million dollars
Salary $2,487,000
Past Team Portland Trail Blazers, Charlotte Bobcats, Memphis Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Pelicans, Brooklyn Nets
Siblings Davalyn
School Location Washington, D.C.
Points 10
Rebounds 7.4
University Team Villanova University
House Location Medina Road
No. of Twitter Followers 16.4k
No. of Instagram Followers 12.2k
Weight 230
Position in Team Power Forward and Small Forward
Current team San Antonio Spurs
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession basketball
Famous for Basketball
Started career as basketball player
Currently Working For San Antonio Spurs
University attended Villanova
School attended St. John's
Graduated year 2009
Girlfriend Miryah Herron

Dante Cunningham is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2019, Dante Lamar Cunningham currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs as their Power Forward and Small Forward. Dante Lamar Cunningham has played for other teams like Portland Trail Blazers, Charlotte Bobcats, Memphis Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Pelicans and Brooklyn Nets. 

As a Power Forward and Small Forward, Dante Lamar Cunningham reportedly earns around $2,487,000  as his yearly salary from San Antonio Spurs. Further, Dante Lamar Cunningham has an estimated net worth of over $15 million.

Dante Cunningham's Net Worth in 2019: $15 million

As of 2019, Dante Lamar Cunningham has an estimated net worth of over $15 million. He reportedly signed a contract with San Antonio Spurs in 2018. Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $2,487,000 annually.

Dante Lamar Cunningham so far has made earnings of $18,546,731 dollars from his entire NBA career.

Kept aside Dante Lamar Cunningham financial earnings, his personal assets include a Home in Medina Road. Further, he reportedly has a collection of several cars including Challenger and f250 raptor.


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When u miss the crew #mopar #hellcat #dccompound #mopar4life #707hphellcat #jeephellcat #chargerhellcat #challengerhellcat

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Other than being a famous NBA Power Forward and Small Forward, Dante Lamar Cunningham is pretty famous in social media. He has thousands of followers on Twitter and Instagram.

Is Dante Cunningham Married? Who is his Wife?

Dante is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, Miryah Herron. The couple started dating in 2013 and rumor has it Miryah had two daughters from her previous marriage. After their relationship started off, Dante adopted her two kids out of which one is named Kaliyah. Furthermore, Dante has posted recent photos of his youngest son on his Instagram page.


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Happy b day to my little man he’s growing fast

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Dante's relationship with his girlfriend has been full of ups and downs and they haven't yet exchanged their vows yet.

Legal Issue

 On April 3, 2014, Cunningham was arrested for allegedly choking his girlfriend with whom he was in the live-in relationship. Later three days, he was arrested on alleged domestic abuse charges. However, by August 18, 2014, charges were dropped, due to evidence Cunningham's then-girlfriend had fake her accusations.

Facts and Stats of Dante Cunningham

Dante Lamar Cunningham is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The Famous NBA star is 6 feet 8 inches in height and weighs around 104 kgs.

Dante Cunningham's Bio and Early Life

Dante Lamar Cunningham was born on April 22, 1987, in Clinton, Maryland to parents, Ron Cunningham and Searcy Blankenship. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Taurus. He grew up along with his old sister, Davalyn. She was also a basketball player and played in WNBA.

Dante Lamar Cunningham attended St. John's in Washington, D.C. where he played for his high school basketball team.

Dante Lamar Cunningham, in his high school career, held an average of 10 points and 7.4 rebounds. After completing high school, Dante Lamar Cunningham enrolled at Villanova and played for the Villanova University.

Dante Cunningham's Professional Life

Cunningham was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2009 NBA draft. He played for Portland's Las Vegas Summer League team and had averages of 18 points and 5 rebounds in each game. After then, he signed a rookie contract with the Trail Blazers in 2009.

On February 24, 2011, Cunningham was traded, along with Joel Przybilla, Sean Marks, to the Charlotte Bobcats. He received a three-year, 7 million contract from the Memphis Grizzlies. After the Bobcats refused to match the offer, he ultimately signed the contract with the Grizzlies. After a year later, he was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. 

CAPTION: Dante Cunningham scoring for the Minnesota Timberwolves SOURCE: Amazon

Cunningham signed a contract with the New Orleans Pelicans in 2014 and resigned two times with the Pelicans in 2015 and 2017 respectively. A year later, he was again traded to the Brooklyn Nets and signed with the San Antonio Spurs on July 20, 2018.

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He has an average of 6 points, 3.8 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 0.5 blocks in his whole NBA career.


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