Dahntay Jones Biography

(American professional basketball player)

NBA player Dahntay Jones is married and a father of one.

More about the relationship

Talking about the relationship status of Dahntay Jones, he is married to the daughter of North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield, Valeisha Butterfield.

The couple got into a married relationship on 23 July 2011 after dating for several years.

The couple has a beautiful baby boy. They named him Tanner Jones. He hasn’t been into any other relationship and is living a happily married life.

Relationship Facts of Dahntay Jones

  • Dahntay Jones is married to Valeisha Butterfield {Compare Couple}.
  • Dahntay Jones married on July 23, 2011.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 344 days 💑
  • He is father of One(Tanner Jones).
  • Dahntay Jones is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Dahntay Jones?

Dahntay Jones is a well-known American professional basketball player. He is popular as a player positioning shooting guard and small forward. He is currently a free agent.

Dahntay Jones: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Jones was born on 27 December 1980 in Trenton, New Jersey. He is of African-American ethnicity and has American nationality.

His birth name is Dahntay Lavall Jones. Dahntay is the son of Larry (father) and Joanne Jones (mother). He grew up in Hamilton Square, New Jersey.


He studied at Steinert High School. Dahntay was honored with the McDonald’s All-America when he was in high school. He attended Duke College where he was honored with All-ACC Honorable Mention.

Dahntay Jones: Professional Life, Career

Reflecting on the career journey of Dahntay Jones, he was selected by Boston Celtics in the 2003 NBA draft. Soon he was traded to Memphis Grizzlies without even playing a single game.

He started playing basketball professionally from the Grizzlies on 21 November 2003 making his debut against Seattle SuperSonics.

On 27 September 2007, Dahntay signed with Boston Celtics but soon left the team and joined Sacramento Kings on 10 December. On 21 March 2008, he joined Fort Wayne Mad Ants but left it to join Denver Nuggets on 30 July 2008.

Dahntay signed four-year with the Indiana Pacers on 14 July 200 and was traded to Dallas Mavericks on 12 July 2012.

After this, on 21 February 2013, Dahntay was traded to Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Anthony Morrow. On 27 September 2013, he signed with Chicago Bulls but was released by the team on 8 October.

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Caption: Dahntay Jones looks (Source: Closeup)

On 25 September 2014, he signed with Utah Jazz but soon got released by the team within a month. Then he rejoined Fort Wayne Mad Ants on 26 November 2014.

He signed 10 days contract with Los Angeles Clippers on 14 January 2015 and again signed a 10 more days contract with the Clippers. On 3 February, he signed with the Clippers for a season.

On 10 September 2015, he signed with Brooklyn Nets but soon got released by the team and joined Cleveland Cavaliers on 13 April 2016. After being released by the team on 24 April 2016, he became a free agent.

Dahntay Jones: Salary, Net Worth

His success in his career path has paid him well financially making his net worth estimated to be $10 million as of 2022, and his salary is 2.9 million USD.

Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Unlike other celebs, Dahntay Jones has not suffered much rumor or controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Moving towards his body measurements, he has a good height of 6 Feet and 6 inches (1.98m) with a body weight of 102kg.

He has black hair color and his eye color is also black. There is no information about his shoe size.

Social Media

He is active on Twitter and Instagram.

He has more than 82.7k followers on Instagram and more than 30.3k followers on Twitter.

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