Deshaun Watson Height, Net Worth, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography and more.

Derrick Deshaun Watson (born September 14, 1995) is an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Clemson Tigers, leading the team to a national championship in 2016. Deshaun Watson is a quarterback who plays for the NFL team Cleveland Browns. He was drafted to the Browns in 2022 and used to play for the Houston Texans till 2021. The young quarterback has had a rollercoaster of an NFL journey since he started playing for the Texans in 2017.

Here’s the provided information for Deshaun Watson’s:

Personal Information
Full Name Derrick Deshaun Watson
DOB (Age) 14-09-1995 (28 yrs)
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.9 m)
Weight 223 lbs (101 kgs)
Born Gainesville, GA
College Clemson University
Draft 2017 – Rd: 1, Pick: 12 (HOU)
Debut September 10, 2017
Nickname Rook
Zodiac sign Virgo
Nationality American
Parents Deann Watson, Don Richardson
Siblings Detrick Watson, Tinisha Watson, Tyreke Watson

Deshaun Watson’s Early Life and Background:

Derrick Deshaun Watson was born on September 14, 1995, in Gainesville, Georgia, to Deann Watson and Don Richardson. He attended Gainesville High School starting from the fall of 2010, where he played football for the school’s team, known as the Red Elephants.

Despite being a freshman, Watson secured the starting quarterback position under Gainesville’s head coach, Bruce Miller. Miller originally intended to start a junior quarterback for his spread offense, but Watson’s skills and talent earned him the starting spot, making him Miller’s first-ever freshman starting quarterback.

During his time in high school, Watson achieved remarkable success on the football field. He set numerous state records, including those for total yards, total touchdowns, career passing yards, and career passing touchdowns. Additionally, he rushed for over 4,000 yards and scored 63 touchdowns. Watson’s junior year was particularly impressive, as he led Gainesville to win a state championship and received several accolades, including Junior All-American, 2014 Player to Watch, and 2014 Top 100 Recruit. Throughout his sophomore and senior years, Watson continued to lead Gainesville to the state semifinals, further showcasing his talent and leadership abilities.

Deshaun Watson’s NFL Journey:

Deshaun Watson signed a four-year contract with the Texans after being drafted in 2017. He made his NFL debut against the Jacksonville Jaguars and threw his first touchdown pass. Watson’s first start came against the Cincinnati Bengals, where he led the Texans to a 13-9 victory. However, his rookie season ended early due to an ACL injury in November 2017.

Returning from injury in 2018, Watson showed strong performance. In 2019, he had his best season yet, with career-high stats in passing yards, touchdowns, and rushing yards. He earned his first Pro Bowl selection in January 2019. In 2020, Watson led the NFL in passing yards, despite his team’s struggles.

Watson extended his contract with the Texans until 2025. However, in 2021, his career was overshadowed by allegations of sexual misconduct, with 22 lawsuits filed against him. Despite requesting a trade from the Texans before the allegations, he did not play a single game in the 2021 season.

In March 2022, Watson was traded to the Cleveland Browns. By then, he was facing 24 lawsuits, of which he settled 20 in June 2022. While the terms of the settlements are confidential, the NFL is conducting its investigation, and Watson might face suspension in the 2022 season.

Deshaun Watson Awards and Honors:

Deshaun Watson shares the record for the most passing touchdowns in a single game by a rookie quarterback with 5. This achievement is tied with Ray Buivid, Matthew Stafford, Jameis Winston, and Daniel Jones.

He holds the record for the most passing touchdowns in a calendar month by a rookie quarterback, with an impressive total of 16.

Deshaun Watson shares the record for the most passing touchdowns by a rookie quarterback in one half with 4. This achievement is tied with Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston and occurred during Week 5 of the 2017 season.

He became the first player in NFL history to pass for over 400 yards, throw 4 or more touchdown passes, and rush for over 50 yards in a single game. This remarkable feat was achieved during Week 8 of the 2017 season.

Deshaun Watson holds the record for the longest streak of games with 3 or more passing touchdowns by a rookie in NFL history, totaling 4 consecutive games.

He also holds the records for the most completions (28) and attempts (33, tied with Jared Goff) with a perfect passer rating.

Deshaun Watson’s net worth?

Deshaun Watson’s estimated net worth is approximately $24 million. Initially, he signed a four-year contract with the Texans worth $13.84 million. In 2020, he inked a four-year extension valued at $156 million, which included a $27 million signing bonus. Watson also had endorsement deals with Nike and Beats by Dr. Dre, but these were terminated following allegations of sexual misconduct against him. He then made history by signing the largest NFL contract ever with the Cleveland Browns, totaling $230 million over five years. This fully guaranteed contract is expected to significantly boost his net worth.

Deshaun Watson Family:

Deshaun Watson has a strong bond with his mother and three siblings. His father has been absent since his childhood and they do not communicate. Deshaun is currently dating Jilly Anais, who is a singer, model, and social media influencer. They have been together since 2020, and she supports Deshaun through his legal challenges regarding sexual assault allegations.

Deshaun Watson girlfriend:

The Browns quarterback is now rehabbing his shoulder ahead of the 2024 NFL season and is enjoying the offseason with girlfriend Jilly Anais. The couple took an international trip to Italy in February. Both Watson and Anais posted photos of their trip on their social media accounts.

Deshaun Watson career stats:

Recent Games:

11/12 Bal W 33-31 20 34 58.8 1 213 6.26 4 18 0 1 74.8
11/05 Ari W 27-0 19 30 63.3 0 219 7.30 1 6 0 2 107.5
10/22 Ind W 39-38 1 5 20.0 1 5 1.00 0 0 0 0 .0
09/24 Ten W 27-3 27 33 81.8 0 289 8.76 3 26 0 2 123.4
09/18 Pit L 22-26 22 40 55.0 1 235 5.88 6 25 0 1 70.3


Regular season stats:

2023 Cle 6 6 105 171 61.4 4 1115 6.52 17 85 185.8 7 84.3
2022 Cle 6 6 99 170 58.2 5 1102 6.48 20 106 183.7 7 79.1
2020 Hou 16 16 382 544 70.2 7 4823 8.87 49 293 301.4 33 112.4
2019 Hou 15 15 333 495 67.3 12 3852 7.78 44 257 256.8 26 98.0
2018 Hou 16 16 345 505 68.3 9 4165 8.25 62 384 260.3 26 103.1

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