Danuel House Jr is an American professional basketball player currently playing for his hometown team Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He plays as a small forward and has also represented Houston Cougars for two seasons in college basketball before transferring to the Texas A&M Aggies. What else is there to know about the Houston Rockets' small forward?
Danuel House Jr. started his career with the largest university in Texas, the University of Houston, before transferring to the Texas A&M Aggies. He was an instrumental figure as he helped them make a Sweet Sixteen run in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.
Here is everything you need to know about Danuel House Jr career, including details about his age, family, stats, contract, transfer, salary, and more:
- Birth name: Danuel Kennedy House Jr.
- Date of birth: June 7, 1993
- Age: 27 years old (as of April 2021)
- Place of birth: Fresno, Texas, United States of America
- Height: 6 ft 7 in (2 m)
- Weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
- Profession: A basketball player
- Position: Small forward
Danuel House Jr bio
The star was born in Texas, USA to parents Lisa and Danuel House Sr. on June 7, 1993. Danuel House age is 27 years. His zodiac sign is Gemini.
The Houston Rockets forward was raised in a family of five as he has four siblings named Jerrel, Terrel, Danuel III and Dannisha. He is married to Whitney House, a professional athlete who plays volleyball. The couple has three kids; the youngest child is named Brady after American football quarterback Tom Brady.
The year 2021 has not been an easy one for the star. On March 14, the star lost four family members in a road accident caused by a drunk driver.
The four victims are Porsha Branch, sister-in-law of the star, as well as her three children, Drake (7 months), Messiah (2), and King (5) House lost their lives after a drunk driver slammed into the back of the car.
The star attended Hightower High School in Missouri City, Texas. Danuel House stats while in high school were pretty impressive. He averaged 26.0 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.3 blocks, and 1.5 steals per game. In his senior season with his high school team, they managed to finish the season with an impressive record of 29 wins with only nine defeats.
He was ranked 15th in the 2012 class by ESPNU 100 and 26th overall by Scout.com. In that same year, the star was nominated for the Guy V. Lewis Award and was among the ten finalists for the award given to the best basketball player in the Greater Houston area.
Danuel House NBA career started in 2016 when he joined the Washington Wizards. He would go on to make his NBA debut on 11 TH November 2016 against the Cleveland Cavaliers. His highlight of the game came when he recorded his first rebound 50 seconds after his introduction into the game.
His time with the Washington Wizards in his first season was not as successful as he had hoped, as he would miss 39 games due to a wrist injury. He also spent ten games in NBA Development League with the Delaware 87ers in his first season with the Washington Wizards.
He would sign for the Houston Rockets later that year, a team based in his hometown. However, he would not make his debut that year as, by the end of the pre-season, he was not included in the final roaster for the players to represent the Texas outfit. As a result, he was assigned to NBA G League team Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
In December 2017, the star signed a contract with The Phoenix Suns, a team based in Phoenix, Arizona. Danuel House contract with the team saw him split his time between Phoenix and their NBA G League, the North Arizona Suns.
His contract was two-way, and he was able to represent both teams in their respective leagues. Before Danuel House transfer back to Houston Rockets, he had a stint with the Golden State Warriors but was released and rejoined Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
How much is Danuel House Jr worth?
It is estimated that the star has a net worth that ranges between $1 Million to $5 Million. His primary source of income comes from his career as a professional basketball player. For the 2020/2021 season, Danuel House salary was $3,717,000, and he was ranked 251st best-paid NBA player that year.
Here is a list of Danuel House highlights:
- In 2019, he recorded a career-high 23 points in 34 minutes.
- He was granted an All-District 23-5A First-Team honor while in high school.
- In 2019, he was signed by the Houston Rockets for free as he was a free agent at the time.
Danuel House Jr. is the epitome of resilience, discipline, hard work, and commitment to his career. He has worked his way up the ladder of success in the sporting world. He is an excellent model to different men and women trying their hand in the sporting world.
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