Matthew Dellavedova Bio: Contracts, Wife & Children

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The Sacramento Kings point guard Matthew Dellavedova went undrafted in the 2013 NBA Draft but joined the Cavaliers for the 2013 NBA Summer League.

He won the NBA championship as part of the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016.

The Aussie-born basketball player played collegiate basketball for Saint Mary’s College.

According to the NBA reporters, on January 5, 2023, the Kings reportedly guaranteed the contract of Matthew Dellavedova for the remainder of the season.

Matthew Dellavedova
Matthew Dellavedova (Source: Instagram)

Aside from the NBA, Matthew also plays for the Australian national team and won bronze at the Tokyo Olympics.

Let’s explore the Aussie in detail. This article shall cover his early life, career, net worth, contracts, and dating.

Quick Facts

Full Name Matthew William Dellavedova
Known As Matthew Dellavedova
Nickname Matthew
Birthdate 8 September 1990
Age 33 Years Old
Birthplace  Maryborough, Victoria, Australia
Current Residence Sacramento, United States
Father’s Name Mark Dellavedova
Mother’s Name Leanne Dellavedova
Siblings Yana Dellavedova, Ingrid Dellavedova
Nationality Australian
Marital Status Married
Girlfriend Anna Schroeder (m. 2017-Present)
Children Anders Ralph Dellavedova
Built Athletic
Sexual Orientation Straight
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Height 6 ft 3 in/1.91 m/191 cm
Weight 200 lb/91 kg
Ethnicity White
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Profession Professional Basketball Player
Education Maryborough Regional College, Lake Ginninderra, Saint Mary’s (2009–2013)
NBA Draft 2013/Undrafted
Awards & Achievements NBA Champion (2016)
Playing Career 2007-Present
Association Australian Institute of Sports (2007-2009)

Cleveland Cavaliers (2013-2016)

Milwaukee Bucks (2016-2018)

Cleveland Cavaliers (2018-2021)

Melbourne United (2021-2022)

Sacramento Kings (2022-Present)

Position Point Guard/Shooting Guard
Shirt Number 8
Salary $2.62 Million
Net Worth $1 Million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Last Update July 2024 

Early Life & Education

Early Life

Matthew William Dellavedova was born on 8 September 1990 in Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, to his father, Mark Dellavedova, and mother, Leanne Dellavedova.

He grew up with his two sisters, Yana Dellavedova and Ingrid Dellavedova, in Maryborough.

His family is a sixth-generation Italian-Australian.

parents
Matthew Dellavedova With His Parents (Source: Twitter)

Matthew played four sports as a kid: tennis, soccer, Australian rules football, and basketball.

He was exceptional in football but gave it up to focus solely on basketball.

As a junior, he played basketball for the Bendigo Braves and Maryborough Blazers.

Education

Matthew played State level basketball for Victoria Country and then attended the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. After three years at AIS, he went to Maryborough Regional College.

During his time in Canberra, Matt attended Lake Ginninderra Secondary College.

After his college education, in 2009, he was recruited by Randy Bennett and the Saint Mary’s College of California.

Along with playing amazing collegiate basketball, he graduated from Saint Mary’s in 2013 with a degree in psychology.

Career

Despite being one of the best draft prospects, Matthew went undrafted in the 2013 NBA Draft. But he joined the Cavs for the 2013 NBA Summer League.

Dellavedova
NBA Player Dellavedova (Source: Instagram)

In September of the same year, he signed a two-year contract with the Cavs.

He rejoined the Cavs for the 2014 Summer League in July 2014.

The Milwaukee Bucks acquired him in a sign-and-trade deal with the Cavs on July 2016.

However, after two years with the Bucks, he was acquired by the Cavs in a three-team trade that involved the Bucks and the Wizards.

Dellavedova signed with the Melbourne United of the Australian NBL on July 2021.

He returned to the NBA in July 2022 and signed with the Sacramento Kings on 29 July 2022.

Awards & Recognitions

The Aussie basketball player Matthew Dellavedova has garnered several awards since his debut in the sport. From the retirement of his worn jersey to the NBA championship, the 33 years old has done it all.

Here are a few of his career highlights.

  • NBA champion (2016)
  • 2× AP honorable mention All-American (2012, 2013)
  • All-NBL Second Team (2022)
  • WCC Player of the Year (2012)
  • No. 4 retired by Saint Mary’s Gaels
  • 3× First-team All-WCC (2011–2013)

Net Worth & Contract

Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Matthew Dellavedova has a net worth of $1 million as of 2023.

His net worth can be attributed to his basketball salaries and incentives with few hundred thousand to brand endorsement deals.

Aside from that, he also has a few investments that continuously flow money to his bank account. With his level of hard work and dedication, his fortune will hike in no time.

Matthew Dellavedova
Matthew Dellavedova (Source: Instagram)

Matthew has his brand “Delly,” a range of shoes, coffee lines, and sporting apparel.

Similarly, in 2016 he signed a three-year endorsement deal with Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed Chinese company Peak Sport. The company even released the Delly 1 shore adorned with his logo on the tongue.

Contracts

Relatively unknown Dellavedova rose to stardom after he joined NBA in 2013.

On August 7, 2013, he signed a two-year $1.3 million entry-level contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to the deal, he received a $653k average annual salary and $490k guaranteed.

His 2015 extension with the team was worth $1.14 million.

Matthew Dellavedova
Matthew Dellavedova During The Game (Source: Instagram)

His big payday came on July 1, 2016, when Matthew signed a $38.4 million contract with the Cleveland as part of a Sign-and-trade with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Talking about his current contract, Matthew signed a one-year $2.63 million contract with Sacrament Kings on July 29, 2022.

On October 19, 2022, Sacramento guaranteed $250,000 in salary for the 2022-23 season.

Wife & Children

Matthew is a happily married guy. He is married to the love of his life Anna Schroeder. Anna and Matt met in Saint Mary’s, where Anna played volleyball. They started dating after Matthew’s senior year.

Anna is a supportive wife and visits the ground to watch Matt’s matches and cheer him up. Matthew proposed to Anna on 10 September 2016 and married on 1 July 2017.

They are enjoying parenthood as they have been blessed with a boy named Anders Ralph Dellavedova, born in 2019.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Anna prefers to keep her personal life private, and her social media handles are also private.

Matthew, on the other hand, has sizable social media followers. He has over 375k Instagram and 173k Twitter followers.

On IG, he shares about his professional career, family fun times, and charity works certainly a treat for his followers.

Popularity Graph 

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Matthew Dellavedova’s Popularity Over The Past Twelve Months (Source: Google) 

Unknown Facts 

  • On 15 February 2014, Saint Mary’s retired his jersey number in his honor. His #4 was the second jersey retired by the school.
  • Matthew competed for the Australian junior national team at the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship.
  • Matt’s father played Australian rules football, and his mom played netball. Similarly, both his sisters played basketball.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Did Matthew Dellavedova go to the hospital?

In 2015, Matthew, then Cavs, was rushed to the hospital for severe cramping after team's Game 3 96-91 victory over the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.

Is Matthew Dellavedova an NBA champion?

Yes, he won the NBA Championship in 2016 as part of Cleveland Cavaliers.

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