Dewayne Dedmon Biography

( 1989 - )
December 2, 2018
First published on:December 2, 2018

Facts of Dewayne Dedmon

Date of Birth: 1989, August 12
Age: 30 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 7 Feet
Birth Name Dewayne Jamal Dedmon
Birth Place Lancaster, California, United States
Famous Name Dewayne Dedmon
Father Thomas Dedmon
Father Nationality American
Mother Gail Lewis
Mother Nationality American
Net Worth $7 million
Salary $6,300,000
Siblings Sabrina Dedmon and Marina Dedmon
No. of Twitter Followers 15.3k
No. of Instagram Followers 50.5k
Weight 108.4 kg
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Profession NBA player
Currently Working For Atlanta Hawks
University attended Antelope Valley College, University of Southern California
School attended Lancaster High School
Married to Kayla Harris
Children Dewayne Jamal Dedmon II
Caps 14

Dewayne Dedmon is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Dedmon plays for the Atlanta Hawks as their Center. He previously played for other teams including Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ersOrlando Magic, and San Antonio Spurs.


Dedmon is married to his girlfriend Kyla Harris and has a son with her. As of 2018, his annual salary is reported to be about $6.3 million and has an estimated net worth of $7 million.

Dewayne Dedmon Early life and Education

Dewayne Dedmon was born on 12th August 1989, Lancaster, California, United States. His parents are father Thomas Dedmon and mother Gail Lewis. He grew up along with his sibling sisters Sabrina Dedmon and Marina Dedmon.

CAPTION: Dewayne Dedmon SOURCE: Instagram

Dedmon belongs to an American nationality and holds African-American ethnicity. Dedmon attended Lancaster High School. For his higher studies, he joined Antelope Valley College. Dedmon completed his graduation from the University of Southern California. 

Dewayne Dedmon Career

As a freshman at college Dewayne Dedmon averaged 6.6 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. However, Dedmon missed last seven regular 2009-2010 season games due to a broken bone in his forehead and an injured nasal cavity. However, during his sophomore year at University Dedmon averaged average 7.6 points and 5.5 rebounds in 20 games. 

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Moreover, in his junior years, Dedmon played 31 games he averaged 6.7 points with 7.0 rebounds. Dedman remained undrafted in the 2013 NBA draft so he joined Miami Heat for the Orlando Summer League. Similarly, he further joined the Dallas Mavericks for the Las Vegas Summer League.

YouTube: Dewayne Dedmon Highlights

Dedmon was repeatedly signed and waived by Golden State Warriors on until he signed a 10-day contract with Philadelphia 76ers on 14th January 2014. In his debut match, Dedmon recorded 7 rebounds and 2 blocks. Similarly, Demon also played for Orlando Magic and San Antonio Spurs.

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On 21st July 2017, Dedmon signed a two-year contract for Atlanta Hawks. He scored his career-high 20 points and had 14 rebounds in a match against the Sacramento Kings

Dewayne Dedmon Personal Life

Dewayne Dedmon is a married man. Dedmon is married to his long-term girlfriend Kyla Harris. The couple began dating while they were university students. His spouse Kyla was an NFL cheerleader for the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2012-2014.

CAPTION: Dewayne Dedmon and his wife Kayla Harris SOURCE: Instagram

As the couple is already married, they haven't yet mentioned the actual date of their wedding. The husband and wife are blessed with a child from their relationship. They have a son named Dewayne Jamal Dedmon II born in November 2018.

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CAPTION: Dewayne Dedmon and his son SOURCE: Instagram

For long, Dedmon and his wife are maintaining a peaceful relationship without facing any rumors of divorce and extramarital affairs. Other than this, Dedmon hasn't dated any other girls in past. Moreover, there are no any rumors of his other affairs too. 

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Dewayne Dedmon Salary, Contract, and Net worth 

Dewayne Dedmon earns a fortunate amount of money from his professional basketball career. As of 2018, the net worth of Dedmon is estimated to be around $7 million. Dedmon previously played for teams including Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ersOrlando Magic, and San Antonio Spurs.

Currently, Dedmon plays for the Atlanta Hawks of NBA. On 21st July 2017, Dedmon signed a two-year contract with Hawks for $14 million which included an average annual salary of $7,050,000 and the base salary of $6,300,000 for the 2018 season.

Dedmon has made the career earnings of $18,359,762 from NBA. Previously, he had a 3-year contract with San Antonio Spurs worth about $2 million.

Dewayne Dedmon Age, Height, and Weight

Dewayne Dedmon, aged 29, the handsome hunk stands the perfect height of 2.13 m which is 7 feet tall and weighs 108.4 kg i.e. 239 lbs. 

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