Ja Morant Girlfriend: Early Life, Career & Net Worth

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Temetrius Jamel “Ja” Morant is perhaps the biggest name in the NBA. The up-and-coming professional basketball player plays point guard for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA. The 24  years old is currently leading the league in scoring with a 35.3 average per game with 7.0 assists and 4.3 rebounds per outing.

Morant recently extended his stay with the team after his rookie contract concluded. He and the Grizzlies agreed on a five-year extension on July 6, 2022.

Speaking of Morant’s relationship, he currently appears to be single.

He sure shares a daughter Kaari Jaidyn Morant with his ex KK Dixon aka Kadre Dixon, but some reports have claimed that Morant and KK are not together anymore.

Ja Morant And KK Dixon With Their Daughter
Ja Morant And KK Dixon With Their Daughter Kaari Jaidyn Morant (Source: PR Newswire)

As a matter of fact, his name has been entangled with several other women, including a somewhat popular tennis star and Instagram influencer, and sister to rapper Latto, Brooklyn Nikole.

Morant’s romance has landed him in headlines on several other occasions, though. Before this, he made waves for taking the Canadian pop star Drake’s ex-girlfriend Johanna Leia off him.

For more exciting details about Morant and his dating history, please read the whole article. But before, please check out the facts table below.

Ja Morant Girlfriend | Quick Facts

Full Name Kadre Dixon
Nick Name KK Dixon
Age Birthdate August 31, 1999
Age 24 Years Old
Birthplace  Antonie, Arkansas, United States
Father’s Name DeShannon Dixon
Mother’s Name Christal Dixon
Sibling Tyrik Dixon, & Baylee Dixon
Nationality American
Marital Status Unmarried
Ex-Boyfriend Ja Morant
Ex-Boyfriend Profession Professional Basketball Player
Children One Daughter (Kaari Jaidyn Morant)
Religion Christianity
Height 5 Feet 6 Inches /1.70 m/170 cm
Weight  143.3 lbs./64 kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Ethnicity Mixed
Tattoos Yes
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Profession Influencer & Model
Education Fisk University
Salary Not Known
Net Worth $200,000
Social Media Instagram
Last Update July 2024

Early Life & Education

Ja Morant’s ex-girlfriend, KK Dixon, was born on August 31, 1999, in Antonie, Arkansas, United States, to her father, DeShannon, and mother, Christal Dixon.

She grew up with her two siblings, Tyrik Dixon, & Baylee Dixon.

Her older brother Tyrik played basketball for Missouri State Bears. He is also majoring in General Studies.

Regarding Dixon’s education, she attended a local high school in her hometown and later enrolled at Fisk University for graduate studies.

Age, Height & Weight

Born in 1999, KK is 24 years old as of 2024.

And, as an August 31 born, she falls under the sun sign Virgo known for being kind, critical, patient, and stubborn.

Ja Morant's Ex-Girlfriend and Baby Mama KK Dixon
Ja Morant’s Ex-Girlfriend and Baby Mama KK Dixon (Source: Instagram)

The super sexy social media influencer KK stands 1.70 meters tall and weighs about 143 lbs.

Dixon boasts beautiful black eyes and light brown hair.

Ja Morant Girlfriend | Career

The middle child of her parents, KK, is currently pursuing her graduate studies at Fisk University.

Along with her studies, she is involved in sports and plays basketball and volleyball.

She is striving to establish herself as a social media influencer too. KK has over 33.2k followers on her Instagram handle as of this writing. 

How It All Started?

Practically unknown KK rose to prominence after being romantically involved with the NBA star Ja Morant.

Even though the exact date of their relationship’s commencement is not known, they shared a romantic journey for some three years.

Reportedly, before Ja, Dixon had not dated anyone.

The media’s light fell upon the couple only in 2018 after they went public about their relationship.

Ja Morant And KK Dixon
Ja Morant And KK Dixon (Source: Sports Axle)

Dixon shared a picture of them together in late 2018 to make their relationship official.

However, they no longer seem to be together as they both have unfollowed each other on Instagram.

Albeit they have separated, they share a daughter together named Kaari Jaidyn Morant.

After separating with KK, the point guard for Memphis Grizzlies was rumored to be seeing Abigail Russo. But the rumor was denied by Morant himself via his social media handle.

A Short Bio On Ja Morant

Ja Morant, aka G12, is an American professional basketball player currently playing for the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA.

The point guard was born on August 10, 1999, in Dalzell, South Carolina, United States, to his father, Tee Morant, and mother, Jamie Morant.

Both his parents played basketball as high schooler; now we know where his skills and shooting ability comes from.

Growing up, Ja attended Crestwood High School in Sumter, South Carolina, and grew from 1.75 meters to 1.83 meters in his first three years with the Crestwood Knights Basketball team.

After high school graduation, Morant went to Murray State University and played college basketball for the Murray State Racers.

One of the Best Point Guards Currently Ja Morant For The Memphis Grizzlies
One of the Best Point Guards Currently, Ja Morant, For The Memphis Grizzlies (Source: GQ)

After the loss in the 2019 NCAA men’s basketball tournament, he announced his intention to declare for the NBA Draft, forgoing his final two seasons of colligate eligibility.

He had exceptional two years of college basketball and was drafted by the Grizzlies second overall during the 2019 NBA Draft.

He signed a four-year rookie contract with the team on July 2, 2019, and made his professional debut on October 23 in a 101-120 loss to the Miami Heat.

Similarly, Morant recorded his then career-high 22 points in a 131-119 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on December 23, 2020.

After the four-year deal came to an end, Ja signed a four-year extension with the Grizzlies on July 6, 2022.

Ja Morant Rumored Relationships

One of the perks of being a ball player in the States is that you get to date a lot of beautiful women.

The Grizzlies guard Morant has been the biggest star in the NBA so far this season.

Along with his extraordinary shots, Morant has scored remarkably in the dating game.

He has been linked with numerous high-profile celebrities and influencers over the years.

We have seen him being linked to a somewhat popular young tennis star, a prominent IG influencer, and sister to rapper Latto, Brooklyn Nikole, and KK, among others.

Prior to his relationship rumor with Nikole, he made waves for taking Drake’s ex-girl off him.

Ja Morant Rumored Relationship With Drake's Ex-Girlfriend
Ja Morant Rumored Relationship With Drake’s Ex-Girlfriend Johanna Leia (Source: Game 7)

Around April 2022, news about Morant dating Drake’s former lady, Johanna Leia, surfaced in the media.

The couple was initially linked back in late January.

However, except for their liking each other’s IG posts, there is nothing to back this rumor up.

Moreover, after splitting from Dixon, the Grizzlies’ guard was rumored to be dating Abigail Russo. Nevertheless, the rumor was denied by Morant himself via his social media handle.


Kadre Dixon has two siblings she grew up with.

Her younger sister’s name is Baylee Dixon, and Tyrik is her older brother.

Tyrik was born on 18 February 1998 as the first child of Shannon and Christal Dixon.

KK Dixon Brother Tyrik Dixon For The Missouri State
KK Dixon Brother Tyrik Dixon For The Middle Tennessee State University  (Source: Missouri State)

He played high school basketball at Southwest Christian Academy in Bentonville, Arkansas, under the head coach Charles Baker.

After graduating high school, he went to Middle Tennessee State University.

For the 2018-19 season, he sat out his first season at Springfield College to satisfy NCAA transfer rules.

Ja Morant Girlfriend | Net Worth

As of 2024, KK Dixon’s net worth is estimated to be around $200,000. It’s hard to pinpoint what exactly she does for a living, but according to some sources, she earns well from social media.

Talking about Ja Morant’s net worth, it sits at $7 million as of 2024.

Ja is one of the best point guards in the current NBA scene and earns well from his contracts and brand endorsement deals.

His first ever professional deal came on July 2, 2019, when he signed a four-year $39.6 million rookie contract with the Grizzlies.

After proving himself on the court, Grizzlies extended Morant’s stay with the team with a five-year $194.3 million designated rookie contract extension.

This contract includes 30% cap language.

Similarly, as per the contract, his average annual salary is $38.86 million.

Unknown Facts

  • Ja Morant’s favorite rap artist is Lil Baby.
  • Morant is a popular figure in current pop culture. He received a shout-out from J. Cole on his song My Life which was released in 2021.
  • His favorite basketball player is Russell Westbrook.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

What is Ja Morant’s nickname?

Ja’s nickname is G12. He initially called himself Black Jesus, a popular nickname for Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan.

How high is Ja Morant’s vertical jump?

Before being picked second by the Grizzlies in 2019, Ja recorded a 44-inch vertical during his workouts with the team.

Where does Ja Morant rank all time?

According to HoopsHype 2022-23 list of best 25-point guards, Morant ranked third.

Pranaya Poudel
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