Desmond King

by John Max 05 Nov,2020
Desmond King
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
Facts
  • Birth Name Desmond King II
  • Birth Place Detroit, Michigan
  • Famous Name Desmond King
  • Father Desmond King
  • Mother Yvette Powell
  • Net Worth $2 million
  • Position in Team Cornerback
  • Current team Tennessee Titans
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession NFL Player

Desmond King II is an American football cornerback who is currently signed to the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He finished his collegiate career at Iowa and was drafted by the Los Angeles Chargers at the 2017 NFL Draft with the 121st pick in round five.

Detroit, Michigan native, Desmond King was born on 14th December 1994, under the star sign Sagittarius. The twenty-five years old holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic background. Regarding his physique, he stands 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) and weighs 195 lb (88 kg).

How Much Is Desmond King's Net Worth As Of 2020?

On 11th May 2011, Desmond signed his first professional contract, a $2.67 million deal with the Los Angeles Chargers. In 2020, he was traded to Tennessee where he will earn a base salary of $1,003,764.

Salary History

Year Team Earnings
2017 Los Angeles Chargers $744,992
2018 Los Angeles Chargers $853,620
2019 Los Angeles Chargers $645,000
2020 Los Angeles Chargers $1,129,235
2020 Tennessee Titans $1,003,764

Further, he is sponsored by Body Armor and Rosenhaus Sports. As of 2020, his net worth is approximately $2 million

Relationship Status: Single

Reports shows, King lived in Irvine with younger brother Devon and “Ace,” a Maltese and miniature poodle mix who belongs to King’s girlfriend. The two brothers first moved in together during King’s senior year at Iowa.

Besides, there is no further information regarding his love life. Many online tabloids claim he is single. 

Parents & Academic Background

Desmond was born to Yvette Powell and Desmond King. His father left the family when King was a kid and Power raised the family as single parents. Further, in 2012, his elder, brother Armon Golson was fatally shot during a robbery near Detroit. Desmond King was introduced to Football by his late brother when he was only 5 years old.

King enrolled at the East English Village Preparatory Academy in Detroit, Michigan. Further, he played defensive back and running back and set a Michigan high school record with 29 interceptions. A three-star recruit and committed to the University of Iowa to play college football.

NFL Career

In the 2017 NFL Draft, the Los Angeles Chargers selected King in the fifth round (151st overall), becoming the 21st cornerback and the last of four Iowa players drafted that year. He made his professional regular-season debut in the Los Angeles Chargers' season-opener at the Denver Broncos and made one pass deflection during their 24–21 loss.

After three seasons with the Chargers, King was traded to the Tennessee Titans in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, on 2nd November 2020.

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