Devonta Freeman Biography

January 7, 2020
First published on:January 7, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Devonta Freeman

Birth Name Devonta Cornellius Freeman
Birth Place Baxley, Georgia
Famous Name Devonta Freeman
Birth Date March 15, 1992
Horoscope Pisces
Father Alfonso Nails
Mother Lorraine Freeman
Net Worth $20 Million
Salary $6,500,000
Position in Team Running back
Current team Atlanta Falcons
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession NFL Player
Girlfriend Malikah Nash

Devonta Cornellius Freeman a.k.a. Devonta Freeman is an American football running back currently playing for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). The Falcons picked the hunk in the 2014 NFL Draft in round 4 with 103rd overall.

Baxley, Georgia native, Freeman did his high schooling at Miami Central High School, where he led the school football team to the 2010 Class 6A state championship and was named the MVP. As per his commitment, he played for Florida State University but forego the senior season to enter the 2014 NFL Draft.

How Much Is Devonta Freeman's Net Worth In 2020?

No. 24 – Atlanta Falcons' Running back is currently under a 5 year extension, $41,250,000 contract with the team, including a $15,000,000 signing bonus, $22,047,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,250,000, signed in 2015.

Before, he signed a $2 million three years contract with Falcons, his first even NFL contract. 

NFL Career Earnings

Year Team Earnings
2014 Atlanta Falcons $904,424
2015 Atlanta Falcons $676,897
2016 Atlanta Falcons $600,000
2017 Atlanta Falcons $16,297,000
2018 Atlanta Falcons $2,000,000
2019 Atlanta Falcons $3,750,000

Six seasons in the NFL has helped Freeman to make a jaw-dropping amount of $24,228,321.  

In 2020, the NFL star will summon a base salary of $6,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,500,000 and a dead cap value of $6,000,000. In the team, Matt Ryan is the highest-paid athlete in 2020 with a base salary of $20.5 million. 

Not to mention, he will receive a base salary of $6,250,000 and $8,250,000 in 2021 and 2022 season, respectively. 

Devonta Freeman is endorsed by Reebok SOURCE: Instagram @devontafreeman Verified

Besides, the hunk has an endorsement deal with Reebok. Scrolling through his Instagram, he shows off his lavish lifestyle. As of 2020, his net worth is $20 million, mostly earned through his football career. 

Is Devonta Freeman Dating

Falcons star running back, Devonta Freeman is dating Malikah Nash. Though his lady is a bit mysterious, she’s been photographed on trips with Freeman, and she’s from his home state.

His lady Nash was born on January 11, 1995, to Mayli Dawn Nas and Kelsey Nash Sr.,. She was a volleyball player at her Florida high school, from which she graduated in 2013.

CAPTION: Freeman's Girlfriend Malikah Nash SOURCE: Player Wives & Girlfriends

As reported, Freeman and his girlfriend travel on vacations to exotic places whenever they get the chance. Earlier, he used to post numbers of photos with his bae, but now her pictures are nowhere to be found on his socials. Did they break up? Well, without any proof, one cannot assume.

Family and Education

Devonta Freeman was born to Lorraine Freeman and Alfonso Nails on March 15, 1992, as the first of seven children: four girls and two boys. 

Freeman's childhood picture SOURCE: Instagram @devontafreeman

He graduated from Miami Central High School in West Little River, Florida, in 2010. Subsequently, he enrolled at  Florida State but did not graduate; instead, he entered the NFLDraft.

Career Highlights & Awards

  • 2× Pro Bowl won in 2015 and 2016
  • 2015 Second-team All-Pro 
  • 2015 NFL rushing touchdowns leader 
  • 2013 First-team All-ACC 
  • 2013 BCS national champion 
  • 2× ACC champion  won in 2012 and 2013

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