Davante Adams Bio: Family & Net Worth

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Davante Adams is an American football wide receiver for the Las Vegas Raiders of the NFL. He was named to his sixth consecutive Pro Bowl in 2022.

Adams is an excellent instinctive starting wideout with exceptional leaping ability and good reach.

He is dominant during man coverage and has excellent route-running skills and impeccable body control. Since the 2014 NFL Draft, he has worn jersey number #17.

Davante Adams During The Photoshoot With ESPN
Davante Adams During The Photoshoot With ESPN (Source: Instagram)

The NFL wide receiver has accumulated a pretty astounding amount from his NFL career with his incredible games.

As of 2024, he has a net worth of $25 million. He is not stopping now but looking forward to making more history.

This article has compiled Davante Adams’s information from college to NFL days. Likewise, we have also mentioned his early life, net worth, stats, personal life, and many more.

But before that, let’s look at some of the quick facts.

Quick Facts

Full Name Davante Lavell Adams
Date Of Birth December 24, 1992
Birth Place Redwood City, California
Nick Name Not available
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity African
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Age 31 Years Old
Height 6 ft 1 in / 1.85 m / 185 cm
Weight 215 lb / 98 kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Build Athletic
Father’s Name Douglas Adams
Mother’s Name Pamela Brown
Siblings A Brother And Two Sisters
Education Palo Alto High School
California State University, Fresno
Marital Status Married
Wife Devanne Villarreal
Kids Daija Leigh Adams
Profession Football Player
Jersey number #17 Las Vegas Raiders
Position Wide Receiver
Affiliations Green Bay Packers (2014–2021), Las Vegas Raiders (2022-Present)
Active Years 2013-Present
Net Worth $25 Million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Merch Autographed Green Bay White Jersey
Last Update May 2024

Early Life & Education

Davante Lavell Adams shortly, Davante Adams was born in Redwood City, California, to his parents, Pamela Brown and Douglas Adams. Besides his parents, Adams has three siblings; two sisters and a brother.

While growing up, Adams had already thought about what he wanted to be in his life.

As a fourth-grader, he would write how he wanted to be an NBA or NFL; looking at him now, we can see that he is pretty successful in his career.

He attended Palo Alto High School, where he played football.

As a senior two-way starter for the Vikings football team, he led the team to a CIF state championship.

All in all, he had posted 64 receptions for 1,094 yards and 12 touchdowns. At the same time, Adams was also playing basketball and was a two-star recruit, with an average of 9.0 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 5.4 assists per game.

College

After high school graduation, Davante enrolled in the California State University, Fresno, where he played football for the Fresno State Bulldogs team.

Adams commenced as a redshirted freshman, only playing a season under head coach Pat Hill. Later, they had Tim DeRuyter as their new head coach.

He had his debut match on September 1, 2012, against the Weber State Wildcats.

Davante Adams In The NFL Field
Davante Adams In The NFL Field (Source: Instagram)

They won the match as Davante had 118 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Following it, by October, Adams had eight consecutive games with a receiving touchdown.

He claimed the conference’s Freshman of the Year and was an All-American freshman. Besides, Davante also became the MVP of the 2012 Hawaii Bowl.

During the following season, Adams commenced with the first match against Rutgers Scarlet Knights, which came as a victory.

He ended the season with a match against the USC Trojans in the 2013 Las Vegas Bowl, where he had recorded 168 yards and a touchdown.

Altogether, Davante had maintained 131 receptions for 1,719 yards and 24 touchdowns.

As for his college days, Adams had 233 receptions and 38 touchdown receptions while he played two seasons for the Bulldogs.

By the end, The Associated Press had named him second-team All-America while he set a Mountain West Conference record with his 24 touchdown receptions.

After it, Adams let go of his remaining senior college years to enter the 2014 NFL Draft.

Age & Body Measurements

The professional football player was born in 1992, which makes him 31 years old as of 2024.

He is a Capricorn, and from what we know, they are known for being talented, determined, and brave. 

Professional Career

Green Bay Packers

During the 2014 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers selected Adams in the second round as the 53rd overall pick. They signed a contract on June 12, and Adams became the 9th wide receiver to be fixed.

Adams debuted in the number four receiver slot against Seattle Seahawks. 

During his tenure, Adams was the Packers’ number three receiver who had his first NFL touchdown through Aaron Rodgers against the Minnesota Vikings.

Overall, for his rookie year, Adams had recorded 446 receiving yards and three touchdowns. Additionally, he had the rookie record for receiving yards during the playoff game over the Dallas Cowboys.

Davante struggled with a knee injury the following season, which kept him off through a few games.

All in all, he maintained seven receptions for a season-high 93 yards against Carolina Panthers.

By the end of the season, Adams took the “off-season MVP” award as he had 50 receptions, 483 receiving yards, and a touchdown.

Remaining Season

In 2017, Adam had his first 10-reception game for 82 yards against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Adams had 74 catches for 885 yards and ten touchdowns and signed a contract extension for four years worth $58 million on December 29, 2017.

Later, Adams got into a car accident; however, he continued to play fine. In addition, he had recorded his career-high 166 yards on ten receptions in a Week 11 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Although Adams had a knee injury, he appeared until the season’s end game. Thus, he maintained 111 receptions and 133 yards.

Two weeks into the next season, Davante had recorded another career-high 180 yards receiving on ten receptions, followed by his turf toe injury.

After missing four games, Adams appeared in Week 9. His only touchdown of the season came in the match against the San Francisco 49ers.

By the end of the season, Adams became the only Packer with two games with at least 100 receiving yards. Not to mention, he had three postseason games with at least 125 receiving yards.

As for 2020, Adams had his first game against the Minnesota Vikings. By the end of Week 12, he had a 500th career catch on a 12-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers.

On December 21, he was selected for the 2021 Pro Bowl. He finished the 2020 season with 115 receptions for 1,347 receiving yards and 18 touchdowns.

Recent Career

He made it to the 2020 All-Pro Team first team on January 8, 2021. Adams was named to his fifth consecutive Pro Bowl on December 23, 2021.

He broke his own single-season franchise record for 11 receptions, 136-yard, one touchdown performance in a winning match against Minessota Vikings.

Davante Adams Walking With While Carrying LV Bag
Davante Adams Walking With While Carrying LV Bag (Source: Instagram)

For the second time, Adams was chosen for the 2021 All-Pro team. The Packers placed a franchise tag on Adams on March 8, 2022. He did not play in the 2022 season for the Packers.

He won his first match against Denver Broncos with his trade to the Raiders.

After the game against Kansas City Chiefs, he shoved cameraman Ryan Zebley but later realized his mistake and apologized for his behavior.

The cameraman was hospitalized and pressed a misdemeanor charge through Kansas City Police Department against him. 

He was named to his sixth consecutive Pro Bowl on December 21, 2022.

Injuries

Being a player, Davante Adams has suffered numerous injuries throughout his career, causing him to miss several games. 

In 2015, Davante sprained his ankle twice and missed several games.

Likewise, in 2016, the wide receiver experienced an MCL sprain in the season-finale and missed the Packers’ playoff game.

In 2017, Adams injured himself while playing against the Chicago bears.

Danny Trevathan, linebacker of the Chicago Bears’ came flying in and unleashed a helmet-to-helmet hit on the receiver that gave Davante a concussion.  

Trevathan mentioned that the hit was not intentional and he was just trying to play. However, he got suspended for two games for his brutal hit, which was reduced to one. 

Moreover, three months later in that same season, Thomas Davis, linebacker of the Carolina Panthers, concussed Adams causing him to miss the final two games. 

In the 2019 season, Adams missed four games after suffering a turf toe while playing against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Similarly, in the 2020 season, he missed the last two-plus games due to a “slight” hamstring strain. 

Awards & Career Stats

Awards

  • 3x First-Team All-Pro (2020-2022
  • 6× Pro Bowl (2017–2022)
  • NFL receiving touchdowns leader (2020, 2022)
  • Paul Warfield Trophy (2013)
  • Second-team All-American (2013)
  • First-team All-MWC (2012, 2013)
  • MWC Freshman of the Year (2012)

Career Stats

  Team Game Played Game Started Receptions Receiving Yards  Touchdowns
2022 LV 17 17 100 1,516 14
Career Total GB 133 126 769 9,637 87

Post Season Stats

  Team Game Played Game Started Receptions Receiving Yards  Touchdowns
2021 GB 1 1 9 90 0
 Total GB 11 10 72 910 8

Personal Life & Wife

Davante Adams is a happily married man to his long-time girlfriend, Devanne Villareal. The duo met back in college and started dating shortly.

On July 6, 2017, Adams proposed to her during their Bahamas beach photoshoot; indeed, Villareal agreed.

Davante Adams With His Wife On A Wedding Day
Davante Adams With His Wife On A Wedding Day (Source: Instagram)

Eventually, the duo took their vows on June 2, 2018, inviting their close teammates, including former NASCAR racer Danica Patrick, Aaron Rodgers, and Bryan Bulaga.

The duo had their wedding in Pebble Beach, California.

Devanne looked stunning in her white strapless gown, while the groom, Adams, wore a black tuxedo. Their venue was decorated with bright lights and several beautiful flowers.

On September 20, 2019, Adams and Villareal welcomed their baby daughter and named her Deja Leigh Adams.

 The beautiful couple welcomed another baby in May 2022 named Dezi Lynn.

Net Worth & Salary

Davante Adams has accumulated a total net worth of $25 million as of 2024.

He earns a base salary of $6 million.

Talking about his contracts, Adams signed a four-year contract worth $58 million, including an $18 million signing bonus and $30,000,000 guaranteed in 2017.

He had an annual salary of $14,500,000. Besides his athletic career, Adams earns through brand endorsements with Nike, Pepsi, Head & Shoulders, Associated Banc, and Jordan.

Adams lives in De Pere, Wisconsin, in a condo he bought from his former teammate Randall Cobb for $207k in 2015.

The house was built in 2006, covering 3,076 square feet, three bedrooms, and three bathrooms.

Charity

Davante Adams actively engages in charitable acts, such as the Green & Gold Charity Softball Game.

They help foundations such as Make-A-Wish Wisconsin and Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin.

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is a non-profit organization, one of the state’s most prominent hunger-relief organizations.

They are involved in distributing nutritious food across the state to help the ones in hunger.

Social Media Presence

Davante Adams is quite active on Instagram and Twitter.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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As a possible ongoing transfer of quarterback Aaron Rodgers from the Green Bay Packers, fans are pretty curious to know if there is a transfer where the quarterback would fit in.

During the Q$A session on Twitter on February 2, 2023, one of Adams’s fans asked him where Aaron Rodgers would transfer.

The NFL wide receiver Adams replied, “Mine.” Because of that, the speculation of Rodgers’s move to the Raiders has spread like wildfire.

Instagram (@taeadams) 1.2M followers
Twitter (@tae15adams) 432.7K followers

Popularity Graph

Davante Adams is an NFL player playing for the Las Vegas Raiders.

Davante Adams Popularity Graph
Davante Adams Popularity Graph (Source: Google)

The popularity graph shows the wavelength from the past twelve months. He came into highlight after he pushed the cameraman after the match with KC.

Adams is also highly searched for information regarding his siblings.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

What is Davante Adams's 40-yard dash time?

Although pre-draft analysis took Adams as the biggest pro of collegiate production, he could only run a 4.56-second 40-yard dash.

Is Davante Adams a top-five receiver?

Davante Adams is more than a top-five receiver of touchdowns; he is also in the top five in receiving yards. Davante led in receptions per game and receiving yards per game as DeAndre Hopkins followed him. He was also voted the No. 7 player in the NFL on the Top 100 Players of 2022 rankings.

Who is Davante Adams's backup?

Davante Adams's backups are the professional football wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown and Malik Taylor.

How many drops did Davante Adams have in 2020?

Davante Adams was one of only four receivers with at least 50 targets and zero drops in the 2020 season.

When did Derek Carr and Davante Adams play together?

Derek Carr and Davante Adams paired up in Fresno State between the 2012 and 2013 seasons combining for 38 touchdowns in two seasons.

Who surprised Davante Adams with Jordan gold cleats?

The Green Bay Packer's offensive tackle David Bakhtiari surprised Davante Adams with custom pair of Madden 99 club Jordan gold cleats.

Do Davante Adams and Keith Williams play for the same football team?

Davante Adams and Keith Williams have never played for the same football team.

Rajani Gurung
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