Josh Reaves Biography

December 24, 2019
First published on:December 24, 2019
by Vineet

Facts of Josh Reaves

Birth Name Joshua Alexander Reaves
Birth Place Fairfax, Virginia
Famous Name Josh Reaves
Birth Date June 4, 1997
Father Liset Reaves
Net Worth $900,000
Salary $75,000
Siblings Michele Reaves
Height 6 ft 4 in (191 cm)
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession NBA player
Currently Working For Texas Legends
University attended Penn State University
School attended Paul VI Catholic High School
Religion Christian

Joshua Alexander Reaves also known as Josh Reaves is an American professional basketball player signed to the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Currently, he plays for Texas Legends on a two-way contract.

The 6 ft 4-inch tall shooing guard was born on  June 4, 1997, in Fairfax, Virginia. He attended the Paul VI Catholic High School and studied at Penn State University where was named to the Big Ten All-Defensive Team twice and was also honored with the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year in 2019.

How much is Josh Reaves' Salary?

The 22-year-old shooting guard has an estimated net worth of around $900,000 as of 2019. Currently, he is playing for Texas Legends in NBA G League where he is paid almost the minimum salary allocated for the league around $79,568.

The minimum pay for the league in 2018 was reported to be $77,250.

Josh Reaves Signing Acontractwith Texas Legends SOURCE: Instagram @jhonereaves

He might soon be included in the Dallas Mavericks squad for the NBA where he will reportedly be paid a good amount. Besides, he must be earning an additional amount from his endorsement deals. He can be seen wearing Nike outfits and might be signed to the brand.

Girlfriend: Marissa Elaine

Josh is in a relationship with Marissa Elaine, however, the details about josh's relationship have not been disclosed yet. The couple started dating just a year ago, and they keep posting their pictures together on Instagram.

His girlfriend Merissa is a Penn State alumna and the couple might have met each other at the college.

Josh Reaves Spending Time With His Girlfriend Merissa SOURCE: Instagram @jareaves23

His girlfriend resides in Virginia who goes by the name marissa_elaine on Instagram. Josh is young, he still has a long way to go. Therefore, it's hard to say whether he is going to marry Marissa or not.

Family and Education History

Josh's childhood was not easy, his mother worked three shifts per day to fulfill the basic need of her two sons Josh and Michele who grew up in Virginia. His Father Liset Reaves died when josh was just six years old. Being raised without the shadow of a father was hard for him and to this day he misses his father very much.

Josh Reaves With His Brother Michele And His Father SOURCE: Instagram @jareavaes23

Recently, he inked tattoos on his body in the remembrance of his father and dedicated one of his posts for his father on his deaths a day by saying, 

Josh Reaves Tattoos For His Father SOURCE: Instagram @jareaves23

"Today marks the 12 year anniversary of the day I lost the greatest man I've ever known. Not a day goes by that I don't think about you. And not a day goes by that I don't miss you. You are the reason I am where I am. You are the reason I do what I do. I go through every game knowing that you are by my side. Im gonna make you proud dad. I love you. And miss you"

It's clear that Josh gives so much priority to his family and besides his rough playing skills on basketball court, he is a soft hearted man.

His brother Michele is also the college athelete who plays basketball for his college team.


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