Donovan Mitchell is an American professional basketball player who plies his trade for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. The 5-time NBA All-Star was selected by Utah Jazz in the first round as a 13th overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft. With a blistering college career with the Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball team which earned him a spot on the First Team All-Atlantic Coast Conference, he declared for the NBA draft in 2017.

Who is Donovan Mitchell?

Donovan Mitchell Jr., son of Donovan Mitchell Sr., a former Minor League Baseball player and former New York Mets staff and Nicole Wright was born on 7 September, 1996 in Elmsford, New York, United States. He has a younger sister, Jordan Mitchell whom is so fond of.

As a son birthed to a former athlete, Mitchell had early introduction to sports, particularly baseball as his father after retirement worked for the New York Mets, a baseball team of the Major League Baseball (MLB).

Growing up, he looked up to Scott Kazmir and David Wright, a latter’s poster was the first he ever hung on his room wall. His attention later shifted to basketball, which he later made a career profession. He began playing in AAU basketball in New York City for The City and the Riverside Hawks.

Through high school in Canterbury School in New Milford and Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, Mitchell he played both baseball and basketball, only to make the latter his main sports after series of injuries he incurred playing baseball.

At the University of Louisville, he played basketball, taking up the number 45 jersey in respect to basketball icon and Hall of Famer Michael Jordan. With a steady start to a freshman life, his sophomore year heightened and he declared for the 2017 NBA draft after being named in the First Team All-Atlantic Coast Conference.

The 6 foot 3 shooting/point guard was selected by the Denver Nuggets in the 1st round, 13th overall pick and later traded to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Tyler Lydon and Trey Lyles. He put to paper on a four-year deal and began playing in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.


Ahead of the 2022 season, Mitchell was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers where he still plies his trade to date. Since turning pro, he has earned some awards worth mentioning; 5-time NBA All-Star, All-NBA Second Team and NBA All-Rookie First Team.

What is Donovan Mitchell’s Age, Height and Weight?

On September 7, 1996, baby Donovan Mitchell was born in Elmsford, New York. As of 2023, he is 27 years old (soon to be 28 in 2024). He has a towering figure, standing at 6 foot 3 inches (1.91 m) and weighing in at 98 kilograms (215 lbs).

Donovan Mitchell: Cleveland Cavaliers acquire NBA All-Star from Utah Jazz  in blockbuster trade, according to reports | CNN

Where does Donovan Mitchell come from?

Donovan Mitchell hails from Elmsford, New York, in the United States of America. He has born and raised in that locality.

What is Donovan Mitchell’s Nationality and Ethnicity?

Donovan Mitchell is a native of Elmsford, New York, United States. By birth, he is an American national. He is of mixed ethnicity, seemingly having an African and Panamanian descent.

What is Donovan Mitchell’s Profession?

Donovan Mitchell is a professional basketball player who presently plies his trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers as a shooting/point guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Donovan Mitchell named to Kia All-NBA Second Team |

How many teams has Donovan Mitchell played for?

Since turning professional in 2017, Donovan Mitchell has played for two teams. Previously for the Utah Jazz and presently for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Has Donovan Mitchell won an NBA Title?

No, Donovan Mitchell has not won the NBA Trophy in his career just yet.

Has Donovan Mitchell won NBA MVP?

Donovan Mitchell has so far in his NBA career not won the Most Valuable Player.

How many awards has Donovan Mitchell won?

As a professional NBA player, Donovan Mitchell has been able to showcase to the world that he has what it takes to be at the top. Thus far, he has achieved a few milestones, including being named 5x NBA All-Star, All-NBA Second Team, NBA All-Rookie First Team and NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion.

10 Things Donovan Mitchell Can't Live Without

Is Donovan Mitchell a Hall of Famer?

No, Donovan Mitchell is not a Hall of Famer. The 27 year-old basketball player has many more years ahead of him in the NBA and only the future holds the key to if he would join the big guns who have been inducted.

Is Donovan Mitchell active on Social Media?

Donovan Mitchell, shooting guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers has a presence on social media. He is particularly active on Instagram and Twitter (X) with a combined followership of 5.2M+. His Instagram is @spidamitchell and X is @spidadmitchell.

What is Donovan Mitchell’s Instagram?

Donovan Mitchell has 3.8M+ followers on his Instagram. You can check him out of the social media platform on @spidamitchell

Who are Donovan Mitchell’s Parents?

Donovan Mitchell Sr. and Nicole Wright are the couple who brought Donovan Mitchell to the earth. His father served with American basketball team, New York Mets for over two decades.

Two NBA stars and his sister helped Donovan Mitchell decide to make the  jump to the NBA

Does Donovan Mitchell have Siblings?

Donovan Mitchell has a younger sister, Jordan Mitchell. The two seem to share a very strong bond being so fond of each other. For his love for his sister, the athlete bought her a Jeep Wrangler Sahara worth US$60,000 where he made his first million dollar from his NBA contract.

Who is Donovan Mitchell married to?

Donovan Mitchell is yet to pose the question to his girlfriend Tinara Westbrook. The duo began dating in 2022 and have shared pictures of each other on their respective Instagram handles. He previously had a relationship with late music icon and Violator Record Label founder Chris Lighty’s daughter Deja Lighty.

Does Donovan Mitchell have children?

Donovan Mitchell is yet to father any children. He seems really focused on his NBA career and seeing his efforts each season take him to the highest level.

What is Donovan Mitchell’s Net Worth?

Cleveland Cavaliers’ Shooting Guard, Donovan Mitchell has an estimated net worth in the region of US$40 million. The athlete’s source of income includes NBA contracts, brand endorsement deals and other ventures.

How much does Donovan Mitchell make annually?

According to the financial terms of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, his annual salary for the current season is slated at US$32,600,060. That figure is from his NBA contract alone. The star makes several millions through endorsement deals and other ventures.

How many houses and cars does Donovan Mitchell have?

Famed basketball player, Donovan Mitchell loves his privacy and as such has not revealed any houses he owns. It is however safe to say the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Shooting Guard owns his own house in the United States where he lives.

He loves his luxurious cars and has purchased a number of top high-end brands, including a $207,326 Lamborghini Urus, $203,674 Lamborghini Huracan, $178,500 Range Rover SV Autobiography, a US$90,000 Porsche Panamera and others.

Donovan Mitchell on X: "Shoutout to @LHMUsedCarSM for always being there to  hook me up 🙏🏾 #MotorSport" / X

How many Investments has Donovan Mitchell made?

Most athletes are known to diversify their wealth into savvy investments to which Donovan Mitchell isn’t alien. However, he has presently not discussed or mentioned any such business ventures he has made an investment in.

How many Businesses does Donovan Mitchell own?

Donovan Mitchell launched his basketball training camps themed “MyWay45”, a medium through which his fans and followers could easily buy some of signature Adidas sneaker lines.

Donovan Mitchell Basketball Camp — MY WAY 45

How many Brands has Donovan Mitchell endorsed?

Since turning professional in 2017, Donovan Mitchell has been signed to an endorsement deal with American sportswear giant Adidas. The deal has birthed five signature sneaker design for the athlete during that time. Other brands he has endorsed, include Doterra, Stance, Body Armor, Zions Bank, New Era, 2K Sports and many more. As per reports, the athlete has raked in between US$5 to US$15 million in endorsement deals only.

Donovan Mitchell Signature Shoe - DON ISSUE #1 #2 #3 — MY WAY 45
Donovan Mitchell lands another sponsorship deal, signs with BODYARMOR - SLC  Dunk

Does Donovan Mitchell donate to Charity?

Cleveland Cavaliers’s guard, Donovan Mitchell has made several donations through the Donovan Mitchell Spidacares campaign. As well, he donates to schools and its students from time to time as he is drawn to seeing the underprivileged get equal chances with their peers.

Donovan Mitchell surprises Utah high school students with another charitable  act |

How many Philanthropic Works has Donovan Mitchell supported?

Donovan Mitchell is the founder of ‘Spidacares’, a non-profit organization whose main tenet is to support families of women with education and health care through granting scholarships and providing grants.


The American establishment does also help promote and spread the need for one to know about physical well-being and mental health, good sportsmanship among kids and adults alike through its amateur athletic programs.


The athlete also organizes basketball camps under his name, where he gives children from less privileged homes a chance to learn the sports with the highest training facilities there is.


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