Ayo Dosunmu: Net Worth, Contract & Girlfriend

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A power force shooting guard for the Chicago Bulls, Ayo Dosunmu sees himself on a fast track to NBA success. Donsunmu is an alumnus of the University of Illinois, where he met his collegiate success & his girlfriend, Jalen.

The Bulls picked him in the second-round of the 2021 NBA Draft & signed him on a two-year rookie contract that ran through the 2022-23 season.

After his alma mater won the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Championship (of 2021), Ayo was named a consensus first-team All-American & honored with the Bob Cousy Award.

Ayo Dosunmu
Ayo Dosunmu (Source: Instagram)

Despite only two seasons in NBA, his impressive on-court appearance has made him an eye candy for many. And not to mention, fans have their gazing eyes on his dating profile aside from his games.

In this article, we cover everything you have been curious about Ayo Dosunmu- his family, net worth, relationship & more. Scroll down for details.

Quick Facts 

Full Name Quamdeen Ayopo Dosunmu
Date of Birth January 17, 2000
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois
Age 24 Years Old
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign  Capricorn
Chinese Zodiac Dragon
Height 6 feet 4 inches/ 1.93 m/ 193 cm
Weight 91 kg/ 200 lb.
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
High School Morgan Park
University The University Of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Father’s Name Quam Dosunmu
Mother’s Name Jamarra Dosunmu
Tattoos Yes
Girlfriend Jalen Court
Profession Basketball player
League  NBA
Position  Shooting Guard
Current Team Chicago Bulls
Jersey Number 12
NBA Draft 2021, Round: 2, Pick: 38th Overall
Playing Career 2021-Present
Net Worth   $1-2 Million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Merch Trading Card
Last Update  March 2024 

Early Life & Family Details

Born on January 17, 2000, in Chicago, Illinois, Ayo Dosunmu is the youngest of four children to Nigerian immigrant parents: Quam Dosunmu and Jamarra Dosunmu.

The NBA player has an elder brother named Yakub, aka Kube (born August 24, 1999), and two elder sisters: Joselynn (the eldest of all) & Khadijat.

None of his siblings sought a professional career in sports, but they all are very supportive of Ayo’s NBA journey. Dosunmu’s sister Joselynn works in management, while his sister Khadijat is an educator.

Ayo Dosumnu With His Parents, Two Sisters & An Elder Brother
Ayo Dosumnu With His Parents, Two Sisters & An Elder Brother (Source: Chicago Tribune)

Reportedly, his father Quam quit as a UPS manager after 30 years & became a paraprofessional to see his son’s development in basketball; Ayo had told him that he wanted to be an NBA player while in 6th grade.

His mother is a hairdresser & runs her beauty salon, Salon Seven, in South Loop, Chicago.

Thanks to the NBA star’s father’s basketball background, he would coach Ayo & his brother Yakub in the youth basketball team.

Moreover, during Ayo Dosunmu’s freshman & senior seasons in high school, his dad was on the coaching staff.

Age, Height & Body Measurement

The NBA player with a sharp shooting ability is noted for his athletic agility and vertical jump. Dosunmu stands 1.94 meters tall and weighs 200 lb.

Born in 2000, the player is 24 years old. Talking about the other physical appearances of the basketball player, he has black hair and brown eyes.

Education & Collegiate Career

After his first year of high school at Westinghouse College Prep, Ayo transferred to Morgan Park High School.

There, he led the team to victory in two 3A State Championship titles (in his junior & senior years).

On October 19, 2017, Ayo, the five-star recruit by 247 Sports and Rivals, committed to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign & enrolled on June 10, 2018.

On November 8, 2018, Ayo Dosunmu made his collegiate basketball debut against Evansville, where he scored 18 points & made six rebounds, four assists, & three steals.

He averaged 16.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game as a sophomore.

In his junior season, Ayo led the Fighting Illini to a 91-88 victory against Ohio State in the 2021 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Championship, scoring 16 points and nine rebounds.

He attended the University Of Illinois for three years (2018 to 2021) before forgoing his senior year for the NBA draft.

Ayo Dosunmu’s NBA Journey

Dosunmu became the second-round 38th overall pick of the Chicago Bulls in the 2021 NBA Draft, where the top-three picks were Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green & Evan Mobley.

After signing a two-year rookie contract with the Bulls, he made his NBA debut on the team’s season opener victory against the Pistons on October 20, 2021, under the head coach Billy Donovan.

On December 6, 2021, in a 109-97 win against the Nuggets, Ayo got his first-ever NBA game as a starter for the Bulls, joining Lonzo Ball, DeMar DeRozan, Javonte Green & Zach LaVine.

Ayo Dosunmu Playing For Chicago Bulls In The NBA
Ayo Dosunmu Playing For Chicago Bulls In The NBA (Source: Instagram)

After Ayo Dosunmu opened his field-goal attempts without a miss in nine consecutive games on January 25, 2022, he broke the previous rookie record of eight by Orlando Woolridge.

The NBA shooting guard made his first-ever playoff appearance in the 2022 NBA playoffs, where they lost to the Bucks in the first round by 1-4.

In the 2022-23 season, Ayo scored his season-high 22 points two times- against the Celtics on October 24, 2022, and against the Hornets on February 2, 2023.

Awards & Achievements

  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2022)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2021)
  • Bob Cousy Awards (2021)
  • 2x First-team All-Big Ten – Media (2020, 2021)
  • First-team All-Big Ten – Coaches (2021)
  • Second-team All-Big Ten – Coaches (2020)
  • Big Ten All-Freshmen Team (2019)
  • Big Ten tournament MOP (2021)
  • No. 11 jersey honored by Fighting Illini

Relationship & Girlfriend

With the NBA fame, fans seeking insight into Dosunmu’s relationship are not surprised.

And yes, the Chicago-born basketball player is dating, who is none other than his college-time girlfriend, Jalen Court.

Both were attendants of the University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign, though insights on how & when they began dating are under wraps.

The two kept their relationship profile pretty low until the NBA Draft day of Ayo when Jalen shared a picture of them on her Instagram story.

Ayo Dosunmu Celebrating His 23rd Birthday With Rumored Girlfriend Jalen Court
Ayo Dosunmu Celebrating His 23rd Birthday With Rumored Girlfriend Jalen Court (Source: Instagram)

Ayo’s girlfriend, Jalen, goes by the Instagram handle @jaecourt. The couple often makes adorable comments on each other’s IG posts.

In January 2023, Jalen Court joined her Chicago Bulls star boyfriend when he celebrated his 23rd birthday in Paris.

Social Media Presence

Dosunmu is active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Dosunmu has around 238k Instagram followers, where he usually shares his game pictures, reels, charity works & a few personal stuff. His Instagram handle is @ayodos_11.

Talking about his Twitter followers, he joined Twitter in October 2011 & has garnered around 68.5k followers under the handle @AyoDos_11.

The player has around 11k followers on the verified Facebook page, Ayo Dosunmu.

Net Worth & Salary Of Ayo Dosunmu

As of March 2024, Ayo Dosunmu has an estimated net worth of $1-$2 million as of 2024. The NBA star built impressive wealth through his basketball career contracts.

The 2021 NBA Draft pick has earned millions of dollars in pay cheques.

On August 13, 2021, he signed a two-year $2.49 million contract with the Bulls, averaging an annual salary of $1.2 million. For the 2022-23 season, Ayo’s base salary is $1.56 million.

Ayo Dosunmu is set to become a free agent after the 2022 NBA season without any contract extensions or option deals.


  • The Chicago Bulls player suffered a broken nose during the 81-72 loss to Michigan State on February 23, 2021.
  • He won the gold medal with the USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team in the 2018 FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship.
  • He scored a buzzer-beater in a 110–108 win over the Atlanta Hawks on December 21 in the 2022 NBA season.
  • Ayo’s full name is Quamdeen Ayopo Dosunmu. His first & middle names translate to “go forward with joy” in Yoruba.

Popularity Graph

Dosunmu got famous through his NBA career as the notable shooting guard of the Chicago Bulls. No wonder his gameplay makes him irresistible to notice & follow.

Ayo Dosunmu
Ayo Dosunmu (Source: Google Trends)

The below graph illustrates the popularity he earned throughout his career.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Which team Ayo Dosunmu plays for?

Ayo Dosunmu plays as a shooting guard for Chicago Bulls.

How much are Chicago Bulls Zone Seating tickets?

The zone seating ticket might cost around U.S. $1,189.

What does Ayo Dosunmu average?

Ayo Dosunmu averages 9.3 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game.

Nobika Poudel
Nobika Poudel
Hello!!! I am Nobika Poudel and currently working at Hansikar Technologies as a content writer.

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