Dennis Smith Jr. Biography

( 1997 - )
May 15, 2019
First published on:November 28, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Dennis Smith Jr.

Date of Birth: 1997, November 25
Age: 21 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Dennis Cliff Smith Jr.
Birth Place Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
Famous Name Dennis Smith Jr.
Father Dennis Smith Sr.
Father Nationality African-American
Mother Helena Posia Owens
Mother Nationality African-American
Net Worth $4 million
Salary $3,819,960
Siblings Desiroe Smith, Desmond Smith, De’Aira Smith
No. of Twitter Followers 182k
No. of Instagram Followers 727k
Weight 88.5 kg
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Currently Working For New York Knicks
University attended East Doncaster Secondary College, North Carolina State University
School attended Trinity Christian School
Girlfriend Dominique Wilson
Religion Christianity
Squad No 1

Dennis Smith Jr. is an American professional basketball player. He currently plays for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Dallas Mavericks drafted Smith Jr. 9th overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft. In 2016, most of the basketball recruit services ranked him among the top point guards in the class. Smith Jr. played college basketball for the North Carolina State University. 

Dennis Smith Jr. Net worth and Salary in 2019

Dennis Smith Jr. currently has an estimated net worth of around $4 million. Being such a well-known and skilled basketball player, Smith Jr. earns a fortunate amount of money from his profession. Currently, he plays for the New York Knicks of NBA, where is annual estimated salary is $3,819,960.

Previously, Smith Jr. signed a three-year contract with Mavericks for $11,501,880 in 2017, which includes an average salary of $3,833,960 per year. 

As of 2019, his total NBA career earning is $7,038,240. 

Dennis Smith Jr. with his recently bought car SOURCE: instagram.com/desmith4

Dennis is fond of supercars and recently bought one which is reported to be worth around $120,000. He has posted several photos with the car on his Instagram.

Dennis Smith Jr. Personal Life; Is he Married?

Dennis Smith Jr. is not married yet, however, he is currently dating his girlfriend Dominique Wilson. His girlfriend Wilson is also a basketball player. But so far none of them have mentioned when they actually met and began dating. 

CAPTION: Dennis Smith Jr. and his girlfriend Dominique Wilson SOURCE: Fabwags

The duo is happily enjoying their love life. Along with their profession, the pair is successfully maintaining their relationships too. Although the couple is dating, neither Smith Jr. nor Wilson has mentioned any plans of getting engaged or married.  

Dennis Smith Jr. Age, Weight, and Height

Dennis Smith Jr. aged 21, stands the perfect height of 1.88m which is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 88.5 kg. i.e. 195 lbs. 

Dennis Smith Jr. Early life and Education

Dennis Smith Jr. was born on 25th November 1997, in Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States. His parents are father Dennis Smith Sr. and mother Helena Posia Owens. Smith Jr. grew up along with his siblings, brother Desmond Smith and sisters Desiroe Smith and De’Aira Smith.

CAPTION: Dennis Smith Jr. early life image SOURCE: Instagram

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Smith Jr. belongs to American nationality and holds African-American ethnicity. He attended Trinity Christian School. For his higher studies, Smith Jr. joined East Doncaster Secondary College. Smith Jr. graduated from North Carolina State University. 

Dennis Smith Jr. College and NBA Career

Dennis Smith Jr. played high school basketball for Trinity Christian School team for four years. During his freshman career, he averaged 9.2 points, 3.0 assist per game. Likewise, in his sophomore years, Smith Jr. helped his team win the 2014 NCISAA 1-A State Championship by scoring 21 points. In the following season, he was also named MVP. 

YouTube: Dennis Smith Jr Highlights 

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In the 2016 high school class, the basketball recruiting services ranked Smith Jr. among the top point guards. After his high school, Smith Jr. played for the North Carolina State University. He recorded his career-high 24 points with 8 assists on 21st November 2016.

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On 22nd June 2017Dallas Mavericks drafted Smith Jr. with 9th overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft. He signed a three-year rookie contract with Mavericks on 5th July 2017. Smith Jr. was named the NBA All-Rookie Second Team on 22nd May 2018


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