Deshaun Watson Biography

November 30, 2019
First published on:December 1, 2019
by Vineet

Facts of Deshaun Watson

Birth Name Derrick Deshaun Watson
Birth Place Gainesville, Georgia,
Famous Name Derrick Watson
Birth Date September 14, 1995
Father Dean Watson
Net Worth $9.71M
Salary $3.8 million.
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79) kg
Nationality American
Ethnicity African American
Currently Working For Huston Texans
Affair with Ashley Maria
Religion Christan

Derrick Deshaun Watson who is also known as Deshaun Watson is an American Quarterback who is currently playing with Huston Texans in NFL. He is an active rooster who has been the two times winner of  Davey O'Brien Award, Manning Award,  Heisman Trophy finalist. 

Born on September 14, 1995, in Gainesville, Georgia, he has completed his high school from Gainesville High School and he is graduated from Clemson University. He was selected by the Texans 12th overall in the 2017 NFL Draft and from then he is been on the spotlight.

Contract: 4-Year/ $13.84 million

The Houston Texans quarterback has estimated net worth around $5 million. On May 12, 2017, he was signed by the Huston Texans for four-year which was worth $13.84 million featuring an $8.21 million signing bonus. On July 25, 2018, he earned $3.15 million as his annual salary which is 39th among QBs and 463rd overall in the NFL.

Watson and his Luxury SOURCE: Twitter @deshaunwatson

His 2019 cap hit is 1.8 percent of the Texans' cap total for the season which is around $3.8 million.

Year Team Base Salary
2017 Huston 2.46 Million
2018 Huston 3.15 Million
2019 Huston 3.78 Million
2020 Huston 4.41 Million

The NFL QB has a collection of several expensive cars. He owns Bently which is worth $200,000 and similarly he also owns Lamborgini which costs around $1.5 Million.

Deshaun seems to have endorsements and sponsorship from various brands. Recently he became the brand promoter of Rolex, Snickers and we believe that he has sponsorship form more well-established brands but he has not disclosed his actual income from endorsements till this date.

Relationship with Ashley Marie

The quarterback NFL player seems like he is enjoying his fame. Houston's fans were shocked after they found out their favorite QB is dating Instagram model Ashley Marie. He took his new girlfriend on the ProBowl and from there, the rumor hit the internet.

Watson's Rumored girlfriend Maria SOURCE: Twiter @mariaashley

It was the trip of Orlando where Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson played his first Pro Bowl game in Jan 2019 where he helped the AFC to take home a nice extra paycheck and in a trip, Watson was not alone in the trip to Orlando he took his new girlfriend, Ashley Marie.

However, till this date, Watson has not confirmed his relationship status and it seems to be just a rumored but for Houston fans, it's become the new topic to gossip and for Watson, it became a new way to be in the spotlight.

Watson and Mia Khalifa Dating Rumors

It was Sep 2017 when 6 ft 2in NFL player was rumored to be dating the former adult movie star and model Mia Khalifa. Twitter post of Mia Khalifa went when she posted a video where she is hanging out with NFL player at her home.

Watson's video was actually filmed in June but was posted on Thursday as part Khalifa’s happy birthday message to the 22-year-old Watson.

Mia Khalifa birthday wish for Watson SOURCE: Twitter @miak

Later on, in one of the interviews with Mia Khalifa, she said,  “It all started over a home-cooked meal when Deshaun moved to H-Town. Mia says she lives close to Watson and, with him being new to the area, she invited him to her place for some hospitality and from that day we have been tight ever since. No sex though.”

Mia Khalifa is considered as the Black widow because it was not a first time she date sports players, before Deshaun, she has dated Chad Kelly, Duke Williams, and Willson Contreras 

Old Love Story With Dallas Robson

Deshaun Watson and Dallas Robson used to be bound in love since college days. They dated each year for a long time and during those days couple was away from the spotlight.

Deshaun Watson and rumored girlfriend Dallas Robinson SOURCE: Twitter @deshaunwatson

Dallas Presley Robson used to play basketball from Gainesville, Georgia where she attended Gainesville Middle School and Gainesville High; therefore, she and Deshaun met there and started dating there as well.

Dallas a basketball player and soccer player Deshaun graduated from Gainesville High School from where she graduated in 2016. she used to be the captain of the varsity team.

Harsh Family Story

The 6 ft 10 in Quater back is born and raised in Gainesville, Georgia where he was raised by his Mom, Dean Watson with four kids. He and his siblings were raised by a single mother and they literally have nothing to rely on. However, his mother works hard to put two times meals for kids.

Deshaun is the second of four children. His older brother, Detrick, is 27 years old. Deshaun has two younger siblings, a brother, and sister, who are twins. Tinisha and Tyreke are the youngest Watsons.

Deshaun and His Mom Daren SOURCE: Twitter @deshaunwatson

They grew up in the hood in a government apartment with two-bedrooms where he lived with seven people. It was tough for him because they bearly used to have lights in the house. His mom used to works for community service. Her mom is a hero for him because it's her whose hard work and struggle made him star today.

Cancer Victim Dean 

His mom is the victim of tongue cancer and she is unable to speak because of cancer, she has been diagnosed several times but she has not been recovered yet. In one of Watson's interview, he said “I think my purpose in life is to share my story and be able to give back to other people,”  “Let people know they can achieve anything they want to.”

In 2017 he gave Jaguar XJ to his mom as a gift in her birthday. Somehow 24years old quater back has reached in peak and he is not just a player, he has proved to world that everything is achivable with hard work and honesty.

Career Overview

After getting admission to Gainesville he initiated his career and During those days Watson set numerous state records, including total yards (17,134), total touchdowns (218), career passing yards (13,077), and career passing touchdowns (155) and due to his contribution he led the Gainesville High School Football Team to the state semi-finals and in 2014, he was ranked the number one quarterback recruit for the 2014 class by ESPN.

In 2014 he enrolled at Clemson Tigers football team and following the same year he broke a bone in his right hand in a game with Louisville Cardinals. He left in the first quarter of the game. Because of his injury, he missed several games but he was returned for the game against Georgia Tech.

He is now playing with Huston Texans and because of his performance Texans have managed to perform competitively in league games. He plays alongside.

Awards And Achievements

  • Pro Bowl (2018)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2017)
  • CFP National Champion (2016)
  • Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award (2017)
  • Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (2016)
  • ACC Athlete of the Year (2016, 2017)
  • 2× Davey O'Brien Award (2015, 2016)
  • 2× Manning Award (2015, 2016)
  • 2× Heisman Trophy finalist (2015, 2016)
  • Heisman Trophy runner-up (2016)
  • ACC Player of the Year (2015)
  • ACC Offensive Player of the Year (2015)
  • Consensus All-American (2015)
  • Second-team All-ACC (2016)
  • USA Today High School All-American (2013)

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