Yante Maten Biography

( 1996 - )
December 5, 2018
First published on:December 5, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of Yante Maten

Date of Birth: 1996, August 14
Age: 22 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Name Yante Khaaliq Daiyann Maten
Famous Name Yante Maten
Father Bryant Maten
Mother Toiya Paige
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Birth Place Pontiac, Michigan
Currently Working For Miami Heats
Salary $77,250
Net Worth $100,000
Weight in KG 109 kg
Squad No 10
Profession basketball player
Started career as basketball player
Awards SEC Player of theYear
School attended Lahser High School
University attended University of Georgia
Graduated year 2014-2018
Full Name Yante Khaaliq Daiyann Maten
Current team Miami Heats
Position in Team Power forward
Horoscope Leo
Birth Date August 14, 1996
Siblings brother Laiq Maten and sister Nia Iwusha
School Location Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
University Team University of Georgia
Career Earnings $200,000
No. of Twitter Followers 2,906
No. of Instagram Followers 11.1 k
Height 6 feet 8 inch
Weight 240 lbs

Yante Maten is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Yante Maten currently plays for the Miami Heats as their Power forward. Yante Khaaliq Daiyann Maten has played for other teams like Sioux Falls Skyforce.


Playing as a Power forward, he reportedly earns around $77,250 as his yearly salary from Miami Heats. Further, Maten has an estimated net worth of over $100,000.

Yante Maten Early Life

Yante Maten was born on August 14, 1996, in Pontiac, Michigan to parents Bryant Maten and Toiya Paige. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Black ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Leo. Yante spent his childhood along with his brother Laiq Maten and sister Nia Iwusha.

Maten attended Lahser High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan where he played for his high school basketball team. After three years at Lahser High School until its closure in 2013 and then, in the 2013–14 season at its successor, Bloomfield Hills High School, Maten surprised recruiting experts by selecting Georgia over the Michigan State and Indiana. 

College statistics:

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 Georgia 32 2 18.2 4.3 .3 .3 1.4 5.0
2015-16 Georgia 34 34 30.0 8.0 .8 .3 1.8 16.5
2016-17 Georgia 29 28 29.0 6.8 1.5 .7 1.5 18.2
2017-18 Georgia 33 33 34.3 8.6 1.5 .5 1.5 19.3
Career   128 97 27.9 6.9 1.0 .4 1.6 14.7

After an average of 18.2 points and 6.8 rebounds per match, he was named All-SEC by the coaches of the leagues and Associated Press by the second team. Moreover, Yante received many awards during his college career.  Yante was named SEC Co-Player of the Year (with Texas A&M advancing Robert Williams and Missouri Freshman Michael Porter Jr.) in the start of the 2017-18 season.

Yante Maten's Net Worth

As of 2018, Maten has an estimated net worth of over $100,000.He reportedly signed a two-way contract with Miami Heats and Sioux Falls Skyforce. Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $77,250 annually.

Yante Maten so far has made earnings of $200,000 from his entire NBA career.

Kept aside Maten financial earnings, his personal assets includes home and car. Moreover, Maten is the 191st best-paid forward of 2018 and also the 17th best-paid player of Miami Heats. Chris Bosh, Hassan Whiteside, and Tyler Johnson are the most expensive players of Miami Heats

Further, the NBA Player Yante Khaaliq Daiyann Maten earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.

Yante Maten Professional Career

After being unselected in the 2018 NBA draft, on 29 July 2018 he signed a two-way contract with the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Under the terms of the agreement, he will divide time between the Heat and its Sioux Falls Skyforce affiliate, the NBA G League.

Career Highlights and Awards:

2016 Second-team All-SEC
2017 First-team All-SEC
2018 SEC Player of the Year/ First-team All-SEC

Some of the teammates of Yante from Miami Heats are Goran Dragic, James Johnson, Josh Richardson, and Bam Adebayo.

Yante Maten Personal Life

No detail information has ever have found regarding Maten's relationship and affair. In addition, he seems to concentrate on building a career and keeps his romantic relationship hidden from the public. Yante was always supported by his family for his career upliftment.

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The Famous NBA star Yante is 6 feet 8 inches tall in height and weighs around 109 kg. Yante Khaaliq Daiyann Maten is not only a world-class athlete but also a very attractive individual

Other than being a famous NBA Power forward, Maten is pretty famous in social media with a huge number of followers and thousands of likes in all of his posts. 

Yante plays video games in his leisure time and loves to go hiking and camping.

Facts and stats of Yante Maten

  • Birthname: Yante Khaaliq Daiyann Maten
  • Birthdate: August 14, 1996
  • Height: 6 feet 8 inch(2.03 m)
  • Weight: 240 lbs
  • Hobbies: playing video games, hiking, camping.
  • Salary: $77,250
  • Networth: $100,000

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