Denzel Valentine Biography

( 1993 - )
November 29, 2018
First published on:November 29, 2018
by MJ

Facts of Denzel Valentine

Date of Birth: 1993, November 16
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Name Denzel Robert Valentine
Birth Place Lansing, Michigan
Famous Name Denzel Valentine
Horoscope Scorpio
Father Carlton Valentine
Mother Kathy Valentine
Salary $2,280,600
Siblings brother Drew
School Location Lansing, Michigan
Points 14
Rebounds 11
Weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Position in Team Shooting guard
Current team Chicago Bulls
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession basketball player
Currently Working For Chicago Bulls
University attended Michigan State University
School attended J. W. Sexton High School

Denzel Valentine is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Denzel Robert Valentine currently plays for the Chicago Bulls as their Shooting guard.


As a Shooting guard, Denzel Robert Valentine reportedly earns around $2,280,600 as his yearly salary from Chicago Bulls. He is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend Alexis Akers.

Early Life of Denzel Valentine

Denzel Robert Valentine was born on November 16, 1993, in Lansing, Michigan to parents Carlton Valentine and Kathy Valentine. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Afro-American ethnic group.Further, his star sign is Scorpio.He grew up along with his siblings, brother Drew.

Denzel Robert Valentine attended J. W. Sexton High School in Lansing, Michigan where he played for his high school basketball team.

Denzel Robert Valentine, in his high school career, held an average of 14 points and 11 rebounds. After completing high school, Denzel Robert Valentine enrolled at Michigan State University and played for the Michigan State. 

Denzel Valentine's Professional Career

The professional career of Denzel Valentine started since 2016. On June 23, 2016, Valentine was picked by the Chicago Bulls in the 2016 NBA draft. He signed his rookie scale contract with Bulls on July 16, 2016.

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He made his first career double-double against Utah Jazz with 26 points and 12 rebounds. During the team’s training camp, he was diagnosed with a sprained left ankle.

CAPTION: Valentine playing for Bulls SOURCE: Sporting News

Till now in NBA, Valentine played the total of 134 games with Bulls and hold an average of 8.0 points and 4.1 rebounds. Now, he is playing with the roasters like Cristiano Felício, Cameron Payne and  Robin Lopez.

Coming to the national team career, Valentine played 2015 Pan American Games as USA Basketball’s Senior Men’s national team.

Denzel Valentine's Personal life

Talking about the personal life of Denzel Valentine, he is currently engaged in a relationship with a girl named Alexis Akers. They know each other since 2013.

CAPTION: Alexis Akers and Denzel Valentine SOURCE:

Valentine’s girlfriend Alexis Akers is from Holt, Michigan currently lives in Lansing. She is a graduate of MSU with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. She is an Administrator and Communication Coordinator at Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Denzel Valentine's Salary and Net Worth

As of 2018, the net worth of  Denzel Robert Valentine is still being calculated. He reportedly signed a 3 year / $6,559,200 contract with Chicago Bulls in 2016 with an average salary of $2,280,600 annually.

Denzel Robert Valentine so far has made earnings of $6,559,200 from his entire NBA career.

Season Team Salary
2018/2019 Chicago Bulls $2,280,600
2017/18 Chicago Bulls $2,186,400
2016/17 Chicago Bulls $2,092,200
Total   $6,559,200

Valentine also has two years option to remain with the club and will be paid $3,377,569 and $4,698,198 respectively.

Other than being a famous NBA Shooting guard, Denzel Robert Valentine is pretty famous in social media. He has more than 198k and 81.2k followers on Instagram and Twitter respectively.

Facts and stats of Denzel Valentine

Denzel Robert Valentine is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The Famous NBA star is 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) in height and weighs around 95 kg.

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