Deandre Ayton 2022- Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Endorsements

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Deandre Ayton is one of the key members of the Phoenix Suns who plays as a center, and here is all about his net worth, salary, records and endorsements

Deandre Ayton Facts

Birth PlaceNassau, Bahamas
Father’s NameAlvin Ayton
Mother’s NameAndrea Ayton
Star SignLeo
CollegeUniversity of Arizona
Net Worth (2022)$20 Million (Estimated)
Salary (2022)$30 Million
Age24
Date of BirthJuly 23, 1998
Height (cm)211
Weight (kg)113
NationalityBahamian
NBA Draft Year2018
NBA Draft Pick1st overall
Playing Career2018-present
PositionCenter
TeamsPhoenix Suns (2018-present)
AchievementsNBA All-Rookie First Team (2019)
Wife/GirlfriendAnissa Evans
ChildrenDeandre Ayton Jr. (b.2021)
Social MediaInstagramTwitter
EndorsementsPuma, NBA 2K, AT&T

Deandre Ayton, Phoenix Suns’ central man, became the first player in Suns’ history to become the number one pick. He has lived up to the billing so far and still has a long way to go.

Deandre Ayton Stats

Final Appearances: 1

Championship Rings: Nil

Season MVP: Nil

Finals MVP: Nil

All-Stars MVP: Nil

Deandre Ayton made a stunning debut against Dallas Mavericks on the 17th of October in 2018. He earned a double-double, scoring 18 points, alongside 10 rebounds and 6 assists.

Ayton consistently performed well throughout the season, and was therefore selected to the NBA 2019 All-Rookie First team.

In the 2019-20 season, he received a hammer-blow, as he was suspended for 25 games after testing positive for a diuretic. The very first match Ayton returned from suspension, he dropped 18 points, alongside 12 rebounds.

Deandre Ayton NBA Career
November 28, 2018 – Los Angeles, California, U.S – Deandre Ayton 22 of the Phoenix Suns takes a shot over Boban Marjanovic 51 of the Los Angeles Clippers during their NBA Basketball Herren USA game on Wednesday November 28, 2018 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Copyright: xJavierxRojasx

His 2019-20 season was marred by injuries, but Ayton still managed to put on a good show whenever he featured for his team. On the 8th of February in 2020, Ayton became the fastest player in the history of the Phoenix Suns to reach 1000 rebounds.

Ayton helped the Phoenix Suns reach their first ever playoff since 2010, in the 2020-21 season. The Suns beat Lakers in playoffs round 1 and then followed it up with a 4-0 drubbing of Denver Nuggets in the semifinals of the Western Conference.

They went on to the finals before losing to the Milwaukee Bucks.

The 2021-22 season was decent as well for Ayton. The Suns made it to the Western Conference Semifinals that year.

Deandre Ayton Net Worth and Salary

Deandre Ayton has a net worth of approximately $20 million. It is expected to grow more, given his current contract and salary.

Deandre Ayton net worth
LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 13: Phoenix Suns Center DeAndre Ayton (22) looks on from the bench during a NBA Basketball Herren USA game between the Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Clippers on February 13, 2019 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire)

Ayton’s salary is an impressive $30 million.

He received a base salary of $8.2 million in his very first year in the NBA (2018-19).

Deandre Ayton Parents, Family and Endorsements

Deandre Ayton was born to a Nigerian father Alvin Ayton, and mother Andrea who is of Jamaican and Bahamian heritage. Ayton has four siblings.

Originally a football player during his early days, his-then 6 foot 5 frame impressed scouts, and hence moved to San Diego, California to play high school basketball.

Deandre Ayton family
Deandre Ayton with his parents (AzDailySun)

Deandre Ayton is in a relationship with Anissa Evans and the pair have a son named Deandre Ayton Jr. born in March 2021.

Prior to joining the NBA, Ayton had already landed a mega-deal with Puma. Fellow West Indians Usain Bolt and Rihanna being a part of Puma, inspired him to sign the deal in double-quick time.

His other endorsement deals include NBA 2K and AT&T.

Deandre Ayton High School and College

Deandre Ayton attended Balboa school in California. He was very impressive as a teenager.

The next year, Ayton became a junior and was transferred to the Hillcrest Prep Academy for the 2015-16 season. He averaged 29 points per game that season.

During his senior year, he led Hillcrest to Grind Session World Championship, while also winning the finals MVP and Season MVP.

Ayton then made his college career debut with the University of Arizona. He had a pretty impressive season which helped him earn an NBA contract the very next year.

Deandre Ayton Contract

Deandre Ayton signed a four-year contract with Phoenix Suns in 2018. The contract is set to end in the year 2022, following which Ayton would become a free agent.

The first year Ayton received a base salary of $8.1 million, which increased to $9.5 million the next year.

Ayton’s current salary is $10 million and is expected to increase to $12.6 million in the final year of his contract.

Deandre Ayton Injury record

The Bahamian Bully has had repeated trouble with his ankles. In the very first year he suffered an injury to his ankle more than 4 times. However, he quickly recovered from those setbacks.

He was sidelined for 5 games during the 2019-20 season, after picking up another ankle injury. Ayton would then go on to injure his ankle twice that same season.

His fitness levels improved to a great extent in the 2020-21 season. Ayton’s ankles were holding up fine too. His only injury was in May 2021, just before the playoffs. This time Ayton had picked up a knee injury.

Deandre Ayton Shoes

Deandre Ayton signed a lucrative deal with Puma even before joining the NBA. Hence, he sports Puma shoes.

His shoes usually pay tribute to his home country Bahamas, sporting some wacky colours of his nation.

Earlier this year in March, Ayton sported shoes paying tribute to the Phoenix Mercury WNBA team.

https://twitter.com/Vincemarotta/status/1373854713431556097

Ayton is yet to land a signature shoe line.

FAQs about Deandre Ayton

Where is Deandre Ayton now?

Deandre Ayton plays as a center for the Phoenix Suns.

What is Deandre Ayton salary?

Deandre Ayton’s salary is for the year 2022 is approximately $30 million.

Where was Deandre Ayton born?

Deandre Ayton was born in Nassau, Bahamas.

How tall is Deandre Ayton?

Deandre Ayton is 211cm tall.

How old is Deandre Ayton?

Deandre Ayton is 24 years old.

Who is Deandre Ayton’s girlfriend?

Anissa Evans.

Does Deandre Ayton have children?

Deandre Ayton has a son, Deandre Ayton Jr. born in March 2021.

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