Dwight Powell Biography

( 1991 - )
January 24, 2020
First published on:November 29, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Dwight Powell

Date of Birth: 1991, July 20
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Name Dwight Harlan Powell
Birth Place Toronto, Ontario
Famous Name Dwight Powell
Horoscope Cancer
Father Harlan Powell
Mother Jacqueline Weir
Net Worth $10 million
Salary $9,317,188
Past Team Boston Celticcs, Maine Red Claws, Texas Legends
School Location Bradenton, Florida
Points 23.2
Rebounds 11.6
University Team Stanford University
No. of Twitter Followers 9,269
No. of Instagram Followers 42.1 k
Weight 109 kg
Position in Team Power forward/ Center
Current team Dallas Mavericks
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Profession basketball player
Started career as basketball player
Currently Working For Dallas Mavericks
University attended Stanford University
School attended IMG Academy
Girlfriend Ashley Morgan
Squad No 7

Dwight Powell is a Canadian professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Dallas Mavericks as their Power forward/ Center. Powell has played for other teams like Boston Celtics, Maine Red Claws, Texas Legends.

Dwight Harlan Powell was born on July 20, 1991, in Toronto, Ontario to parents Harlan Powell and Jacqueline Weir. As per his nationality, he is Canadian and belongs to the White ethnic group. His star sign is Cancer.

How Much Is Dwight Powell's Net Worth & Salary In 2020? Know His Contract

As of 2020, Powell has an estimated net worth of over $15 million. He reportedly earned $38,621,145 from six seasons in the NBA. 

Cash Earnings of Dwight is tabulated below:

Year Team Salary
2014-15 Dallas Mavericks $507,336
2015-16 Dallas Mavericks $845,059
2016-17 Dallas Mavericks $8,375,000
2017-18 Dallas Mavericks $9,003,125
2018-19 Dallas Mavericks $9,631,250
2019-20 Dallas Mavericks $10,259,375

At first, Powell signed a 2 year $1.35 million contract with Cleveland in 2014. That same year, he was traded to Dallas with who he signed a 4 year $37.3 million contract in July 2016. On 6th June 2019, he exercised a $10.26 million option with Dallas for the 2019-20 season. Again, that same day, Dallas extended his contract to a 3 year $33 million contract. 

From 2020-21 season to 2023, he will get a base salary fo $11,080,125 from Dallas.

Dwight Powell Girlfriend and Personal Life

The Famous NBA star Powell is 6 feet 11 inches tall in height and weighs around 109 kg (240 lb). Dwight Harlan Powell is not only a world-class athlete but also a very attractive individual.

Other than being a famous NBA Power forward/ Center, Dwight is pretty famous in social media. He has 9275 followers on Twitter and 42.2k followers on Instagram.

Dwight is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend Ashley Morgan.

CAPTION: Powell's girlfriend Ashley Morgan SOURCE: nocoastbias.com

Dwight has a good relationship with his family and they are very supportive.

Moreover, he has a lovely pet dog named Leia.

Played For IMG Academy & Subsequently For Stanford

Powell attended IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida where he played for his high school basketball team. Dwight, in his high school career, held an average of 23.2 points and 11.6 rebounds. After completing high school, he got enrolled at Stanford University and played there.

Powell won the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team honors as a freshman at Stanford in 2010-11 and averaged 8.1 points and 5.2 rebounds per game in 31 games (26 starting points). The Cardinal won the NIT Championship as a sophomore in 2011-12 and Dwight won the Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention.

He averaged 5.8 points and 4.6 rebounds per game in 35 games (11 starting points). Powell averaged 14.0 points and 6.9 rebounds per game in 36 games (all starts) in 2013-2014 and was also named the Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year and the Honorable Mention of Pac-12 All-Academic.

NBA Career

Dwight was selected by the Charlotte in 2014 NBA Draft with the 45th overall pick and his rights were traded along with Brendon Haywood to Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Scotty Hopson and cash considerations. Later he was traded to Boston Celtics in exchange for Keith Bogans.

Powell was also assigned to Maine Red Claws many times during his Boston Celtics career.

Powell was traded to Dallas Mavericks with Rajon Rondo in exchange for Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson, Brandan Wright, a first-round pick in 2015 and a second-round pick in 2016.

Dwight joined the NBA Summer League at Mavericks in 2015. On 3rd November 2015, he recorded his first two-double career with a loss of 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Toronto Raptors.

NBA Regular season:

Year Team Games played Games started Minutes per game Rebounds per game Assists per game Steals per game Blocks per game Points per game
2014-15 Boston 5 0 1.8 .2 .0 .4 .0 1.8
2014-15 Dallas 24 0 9.5 2.0 .4 .3 .3 3.4
2015-16 Dallas 69 2 14.4 4.0 .6 .5 .3 5.8
2016-17 Dallas 77 3 17.3 4.0 .6 .8 .5 6.7
2017-18 Dallas 79 25 21.2 5.6 1.2 .8 .4 8.5
Career   254 30 16.7 4.2 .8 .7 .5 6.6

Four days later, he scored a career-high of 15 points and 7 rebounds in a 107–98 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. On 17 January 2016, he tied his career-high of 15 points to the San Antonio Spurs in a loss.

Powell re-signed with the Mavericks on 8 July 2016. Dwight set a new career-high with 17 points in a 107–82 win over the Chicago Bulls On 3 December 2016. On 9 April 2017, he scored 21 points against the Phoenix Suns. Some of his teammates from Dallas are Harrison Barnes, Wesley Matthews, Devin Harris.

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