Deshaun Watson is a professional American Football player currently playing for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL), a prestigious American Football league. Watson was previously playing for the Houston Texan of the NFL before sealing a move to the rival Americana football team recently in 2022. He mainly plays in the quarterback position for his NFL Franchise. Since his selection through the 17th overall pick of the 2017 NFL draft, Watson has established himself as one of the best linebackers.
He is very good at the defense, making him one of the team’s pillars. Watson has made many individual records playing football during his high school and university career. He is a generational talent with quality skills, which have helped him earn many titles and honors, like being named to the pro bowl list three times in his professional career. Deshaun is considered one of the best in the sport due to his intelligence, running skills, ball throwing ability, and versatility during the game.
This short biography on American football star Deshaun Watson covers some important moments from his early life to date.
Deshaun Watson: Biography
|Full name||Deshaun Watson|
|Date of birth||14th September 1995|
|Birthplace||Georgia, United States of America (USA)|
|Age||26 years old|
|Father’s name||Don Richardson|
|Mother’s name||Deann Watson|
|Siblings||Two brothers and a sister|
|Brother’s/Sister’s name||One elder brother named Detrick and a younger brother and sister named Tyreke and Tinisha|
|Height||6.2 feet (1.88 m)|
|Weight||98 Kg (115 pounds)|
|Body measurement||Chest- 42 inches Waist- 40 inches Biceps: 16 inches|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Eye color||Brown color|
|Hair color||Black color|
|Shoe size||14 (US)|
|Marital status||In a relationship|
|Wife/girlfriend/ex-wife||Girlfriend whose name is Jilly Anais|
|Children name||Not available|
|Net worth||Around 24 million dollars|
|Profession||American Football player|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Twitter, Instagram|
|Source of Income||Salary, Bonus, Merchandise, and Endorsement deals|
|Last Updated||May 2022|
American Football star Deshaun Watson was born to a lovely couple, Don Richardson and Deann Watson. He also has two brothers named Detrick (elder) and Tyreke (younger). He also has a sister named Tinisha, apart from his brothers in the family. His younger siblings, Tyreke and Tinisha, are twins. Growing up in Georgia, he was very passionate about football from his early childhood. He has made many college and high school records in his early football career.
According to his parents, he would often play in the ground and his backyard with his friends during his early childhood. The American International continued playing baseball in his school and on the high school team. His brilliant performance throughout his career has even rewarded him with honors, like being named on the Pro Bowl list three times.
As for his educational background, he attended Clemson University in his hometown. He is considered one of the football’s finest defenders due to his intelligence, leadership quality, and versatility during the game.
Deshaun Watson Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurement
According to his birth date, 14th September 1995, Watson is currently running at 26. (As of April 2022) Deshaun is an American by nationality and was born in Georgia, USA. Deshaun Watson is a Christian by religion, and his Zodiac sign is Virgo.
As to his parents, he fell in love with football in his early childhood. Delighted by his talent, the coach always selected him, even during his school and high school days. Since then, he has been playing at a high level, making him one of the best players in this sport. As for his educational background, he has attended Clemson University.
He is a generational talent with quality skills, which have helped him earn many titles and honors, like being named on the pro bowl list three times.
Being a professional footballer, he devotes himself to tracking events, physical exercises, and training. He has a massive height player with solid defensive skills standing at 6.2 feet. Deshaun Watson has evenly matched weight for his body, as he weighs around 215 pounds (98 kilograms) on average. He has completely black eyes and brown hair.
Watson is very professional and takes good care of his body, training, and diet. He has a chest span of 42 inches and a waist of 40 inches. Likewise, Watson’s athletic biceps measure 16 inches, and he wears a shoe size of 12 (US).
Deshaun Watson Salary and Net Worth
As per multiple sources, the American International Deshaun Watson is worth around 24 million dollars (April 2022). Watson has played for two NFL clubs until now in his career, namely Cleveland Browns and Houston Texans.
He may also have other sources of income like investments and other properties. His major part of his income constitutes Club salary and additional bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship, merchandise, signed shirts, and signed ball.
In 2017, Houston Texans selected Deshaun Watson from the NFL draft of that year. American International football player Watson signed a four-year contract worth 13.84 million dollars. Likewise, in 2020, he signed a four-year contract extension with Texans, which constituted a 27 million dollars signing bonus and made a 39 million dollars deal per annum.
Who is Deshaun Watson Wife?
As per multiple reports on the Internet, the three-time Pro Bowl named player Deshaun Watson is currently with a model named Jilly Anais. Anias is a social media influencer having more than two million followers on Instagram. Deshaun faced sex assault allegations from multiple women, on which investigation was carried out in 2021.
American international Watson has denied those allegations multiple times. It is still yet to be said what the investigation results will be. Watson has an athletic body, and being a professional football player, he spends his significant time in the gym and training. He takes very care of his body, exercise, and diet, making him one of the remarkable professionals in this sport.
Playing Position and Style of Play
Deshaun Watson is a professional American Football player currently playing for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL), a prestigious American football league. American International Watson is one of the generational talents in American football.
He is one of the best quarterbacks in American football, making him arguably one of the best defenders to play this sport. Growing up in Georgia, he was very passionate about football from his early childhood. He plays excellently even at other positions.
He has excellent running skills and offensive and defensive attributes, making him one of the most versatile players. Houston Texans selected him in the 17th pick of the 2017 NFL draft, and since then, he has been playing at the highest level, making him one of the best players in this sport.
Deshaun Watson Instagram
Deshaun Watson is very active on social media like Twitter and Instagram. He keeps updating the fans about the matches and his announcements. Watson posts pictures of his vacations in different places, family, and cars earning him huge fan followings worldwide. His girlfriend is also a social media influencer and a model, having a huge fan following worldwide. She has two million followers on her Instagram account.
Instagram: 1.5 million followers
Twitter: 1.4 million followers
- Growing up in Georgia, he was very passionate about football from his early childhood.
- The American International was an excellent player even in his high school days, as he led his college football team to win the state champion.
- In 2014 he even played with an injury in his legs which rewarded him with the awards such as Junior-All American.
- Even though he received many offers from other colleges, he finally got his admission to Clemson University, and he has been playing at the highest level ever since.
Houston Texans (Playing from 2017-Present)
- Deshaun Watson earned his place in the ranks of Houston Texans after his selection through the 17th pick of the 2017 NFL draft.
- In his debut season with the Texans, he even got his name selected in the PFWA-All-Rookie Team.
- 2019 was one of the prime years in his career where he was named to the Pro Bowl list for the first time in his career.
- He also earned himself a place in the list of NFL top 100 players in 2019.
- His day by day improved performance for the team earned a four year contract extension with his club Houston Texans back in 2020.
- Until now, he has played only for Houston Texans, and has been named in Pro Bowl list for consecutive three times.
Awards and Achievements
Professional Records and Awards
- Listed in Pro Bowl list for three times between 2018–2020
- NFL passing yards leader for the year 2020
- Listed on the PFWA All-Rookie Team in 2017
- Highest career completion percentage in the NBA with 67.8% record
College Record and awards
- ACC Player of the Year award for 2015
- ACC Offensive Player of the Year award for 2015
- CFP National Champion in the year 2016
- Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award winner in 2017
- Two time Davey O’Brien Award winner in 2015 and 2016
- Two time Manning Award winner in 2015 and 2016
- Consensus All-American award winner in 2015
- Two times ACC Athlete of the Year award in 2016 and 2017
- ACC Player of the Year award for 2015