Dion Waiters Biography

( 1991 - )
December 3, 2018
First published on:December 3, 2018
by Roy

Facts of Dion Waiters

Date of Birth: 1991, December 10
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Name Dion Waiters
Famous Name Dion Waiters
Father Dion Waiters Sr.
Mother Monique Brown
Nationality American
Birth Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Currently Working For Miami Heat
Salary $12.7 million
Net Worth $20 million
Weight in KG 98
Girlfriend Brandy
Squad No 11
Profession basketball player
Came to fame after NBA
Started career as basketball player
School attended Life Center Academy
University attended Syracuse University
Full Name Dion Waiters
Current team Miami Heat
Position in Team Shooting Guard
Past Team Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder
Siblings Demetrius Pinckney
School Location Burlington, New Jersey
University Team Syracuse Orange
Career Earnings $31.8 million
No. of Twitter Followers 123K
No. of Instagram Followers 362K
Weight 215 lb

Dion Waiters is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Waiters currently plays for Miami Heat as their Shooting Guard. 

 

Waiters has an estimated net worth of over $20 million, and he will make $12.7 million as his yearly salary for the 2018-19 season.  He is in a relationship with a girl named Brandy and has a child of his relationship as well.

Dion Waiters' Early Life

Dion Waiters was born on December 10, 1991, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to parents Dion Waiters Sr. and Monique Brown. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Afro-American ethnic group. He grew up with a brother, Demetrius Pinckney.

Waiters attended Life Center Academy in Burlington, New Jersey where he played for his high school basketball team.

After completing high school, Dion Waiters enrolled at Syracuse University and played for the Syracuse Orange. During his sophomore year of college, he was named the Big East Sixth Man of the Year, earned third-team All-Big East honors and was selected to the All-Big East Tournament team.

Dion Waiters' Career

Dion Waiters was picked by the Cleveland Cavaliers with their fourth overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft. He became teammates with Kyrie Irving, Tristan Thompson, and Tyler Zeller while at the Cavaliers. He averaged 14.7 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 3.0 assists in his rookie season playing in a total of 61 games.

Waiters stayed at the team until he was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 5, 2015. He got the position of a bench role in the 2015-16 season. At the end of the season, Waiters had an average of 9.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game.

On July 18, 2016, Dion Waiters became an unrestricted free agent when Thunder rescinded a qualifying offer to Waiter. As a free agent, Miami Heat signed Waiters on July 26, 2016.

Waiters ended the 2016-17 season with an average of 15.8 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 4.3 assists while playing for the Heats. Seeing his performance in the season, the Heat re-signed Waiters on July 7, 2017.

Waiters only played in 30 games of the 2017-18 season missing most of the games due to his ankle injury. He ended the season with an average of 14. 3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.8 assists. He currently continues to play for the Heat alongside teammates Hassan Whiteside, Goran Dragic, Kelly Olynyk, and Dwyane Wade.

Dion Waiters' Personal Life

Dion Waiters is in a relationship with a girl named Brandy. Just like Waiters, Brandy is also from his hometown of Philadelphia. Not much is known about the two's relationship but the couple has been seen together on various occasions.

Waiters' relationship with Brandy has brought him the blessings of being a father as well. He is the father of a baby boy who he has named after himself as Dion Jr. It was only after the birth of his son that Waiters' relationship with Brandy came to the light.

Dion Waiters' Net Worth

As of the year 2018, Dion Waiters has an estimated net worth of over $20 million. Waiters' career earnings so far from his entire NBA career is $31.8 million.

Waiters' reportedly signed a 4-year, $52 million worth contract with Miami Heat in 2017. As of the terms under the contract, he will earn $12 million for the 2018-19 season as a player of the Heat.



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