Donovan Mitchell Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and here is everything you need to know about Donovan Mitchell, including his net worth, records, personal life, and more.
Donovan Mitchell Facts
|Born||September 7, 1996 (age 26), Elmsford, New York, U.S.|
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||Canterbury School, (New Milford, Connecticut) |
Brewster Academy, (Wolfeboro, New Hampshire)
|NBA draft||2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13th overall, Selected by the Denver Nuggets|
Donovan Mitchell Jr. (born September 7, 1996) is a professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA). He was chosen 13th overall in the first round of the 2017 NBA draught. He has appeared in three NBA All-Star games.
He attended the University of Louisville and was named first-team all-ACC in 2017. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team as a rookie with the Utah Jazz in 2018 and won the Slam Dunk Contest. In 2022, the Jazz traded him to the Cavaliers.
Donovan Mitchell Salary and Net Worth
Donovan Mitchell’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $20 million as of November 2022.
He agreed to terms with the Utah Jazz on a 5-year, $163,000,300 contract, with $163,000,300 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $32,600,060. Mitchell will earn a base salary of $30,351,780 in 2022-23, with a cap hit of $30,913,750 and a dead cap value of $30,351,780.
Donovan Mitchell College Career
Mitchell spent his first two years of high school at Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut, after graduating from Greenwich Country Day School in the same state.
With Brewster’s team, he won two prep school national championships. Mitchell spent his summers and later his college years playing streetball in New York City’s renowned Rucker Park. He performed a dunk that was featured on Sports Center at an Under Armour event on a Brooklyn basketball court.
Despite being ranked 27th in the 2015 recruiting class by one service and 43rd by another, Mitchell was invited to play in the Jordan Brand Classic regional game. He has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the University of Louisville.
He was named to the First Team of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Mitchell declared for the 2017 NBA Draft after his sophomore season, despite not hiring an agent right away.
Donovan Mitchell Professional Career
The Denver Nuggets chose Mitchell 13th overall in the 2017 NBA Draft, only to be traded to the Utah Jazz for the 24th pick (Tyler Lydon) and Trey Lyles. Mitchell signed a four-year rookie scale contract with the Jazz on July 5, 2017.
He made his NBA debut against the Denver Nuggets on October 18, 2017, scoring 10 points and dishing four assists. He set a career high with 41 points against the New Orleans Pelicans on December 1, 2017. He broke the Jazz rookie scoring record and became the first NBA rookie since Blake Griffin in 2011 to score 40 points in a game.
On February 23, 2021, Mitchell was named a Western Conference reserve for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, his second consecutive All-Star selection. Despite Mitchell’s ankle sprain against the Indiana Pacers in mid-April, which forced him to miss the Jazz’s final sixteen regular-season games, the Jazz finished with the NBA’s top seed and home-court advantage throughout the entire postseason for the first time since 1997-98.
Mitchell was named as a Western Conference reserve for the 2022 NBA All-Star Game, his third consecutive All-Star selection.
On February 3, 2022, Mitchell was named as a Western Conference reserve for the 2022 NBA All-Star Game, his third consecutive All-Star selection.
He made his regular-season debut on October 19 against the Toronto Raptors, scoring 31 points and dishing out nine assists in a 108-105 loss. He set a career high with 12 assists and 38 points against the New York Knicks on October 30.
Mitchell was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 1, 2022, in exchange for Lauri Markkanen, Collin Sexton, and Ochai Agbaji, as well as three first-round picks and two pick swaps.
Donovan Mitchell Achievements and Records
- 3× NBA All-Star (2020–2022)
- NBA All-Rookie First Team (2018)
- NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (2018)
- First-team All-ACC (2017)
Donovan Mitchell Endorsements
Mitchell has a long-standing partnership with the sneaker company Adidas.
He earns between $5 million and $15 million per year as part of his contract.
Donovan Mitchell Personal Life
During the 2017-18 season, Mitchell was featured on the cover of SLAM Magazine and in the documentary “Rookie on the Rise.” Mitchell is followed in the documentary series as he competes for Rookie of the Year.
Mitchell is a New York Mets fan who attends offseason games. Mitchell’s father, Donovan Sr., has been with the Mets for over twenty years.
FAQs about Donovan Mitchell
|How much is Donovan Mitchell worth?|
Donovan Mitchell’s net worth is estimated to be $20 Million.
|How old is Donovan Mitchell?|
Donovan Mitchell was born on September 7, 1996, and is currently 26 years old.
|How tall is Donovan Mitchell?|
Donovan Mitchell’s height is 1.85 m, which is equal to 6 ft 1 in.