Deshaun Watson

Deshaun Watson Age, Wiki, Height, Girlfriend, Salary, Net Worth

Deshaun Watson is an American Football quarterback. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for Houston Texans. He was selected in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Texans.

He also received Pro Bowl honors in each of his three seasons as Houston’s primary starter. He has the highest career completion percentage of all time (minimum 1,500 attempts).

Keep reading to know more about Biography, Height, Weight, GF, Wife, News, and much more.


Deshaun Watson
Real NameDeshaun Watson
ProfessionAmerican Football Quarterback
Personal Life
Date of Birth4 September 1995
Age (as in 2021)26 years
BirthplaceGainesville, Georgia
HometownGainesville, Georgia
Current ResidenceNot Available
Zodiac SignVirgo
High SchoolGainesville
CollegeClemson University
Physical Stats
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in feet inches- 6'2"
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 95 kg
in pounds- 215 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Arms/ BicepsN/A
DebutNFL Draft: 2007
Awards & Achievements3× Pro Bowl (2018–2020)
NFL passing yards leader (2020)
PFWA All-Rookie Team (2017)
Relationships & Affairs
Martial StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendJilly Anais
ParentsFather- Don Richardson
Mother- Deann Watson
SiblingsBrother- Detrick and Tyreke
Sister- Tinisha
Net Worth$24 million
Salary [annual]$39,000,000
Contract4 year, $156,000,000 Houston Texans
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Early Life/Biography

Deshaun Watson took birth on 4 September 1995 in Gainesville, Georgia. He was a Clemson Tigers football team member that won the national title in 2016. The Texans chose Watson in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Watson led the Texans to successive division victories in 2018 and 2019 and led the league in passing yards in 2020, following a solid debut season cut short by injury.

Deshaun Watson biography

In each of his three seasons as Houston’s starting quarterback, he was named to the Pro Bowl. He has the highest career completion rate of any person in history (minimum 1,500 attempts).

Physical Appearance

Deshaun Watson is 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) tall, and a fit sportsperson. He weighed nearly 215 lbs (95 kgs). His eye color is black, and he has black hair.


Watson achieved multiple state marks throughout his high school career, including total yards (17,134), total touchdowns (218), lifetime passing yards (13,077), and career passing touchdowns (13,077). (155).

He ran for 4,057 yards and 63 scores on the ground. Watson had a breakout junior season, winning a state title and receiving awards like Junior All-American, 2014 Player to Watch, and 2014 Top 100 Recruit.

Watson led Gainesville to the state semifinals in his sophomore and senior years.

Before verbally committing to Clemson University on February 1, 2012, Watson had offers from several universities. ESPN 300 listed him as the best quarterback prospect in the 2014 class.


Freshman Year

Watson played his freshman season as the backup to starter Cole Stoudt.

He completed 29 of 41 passes for 479 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions. He set a school record with six touchdown passes in his first start.

Sophomore Year

In 2015, Watson led Clemson to an undefeated 12–0 regular season and a #1 ranking in the polls. After the regular season, the Tigers qualified for the ACC Championship Game against #10 North Carolina.

Watson threw for 289 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 131 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 45–37 win.

Junior Year

Watson was named one of the five finalists for the 2016 Heisman Trophy but lost to Louisville’s Lamar Jackson.

He became the first player since Jason White in 2003–2004 to win Davey O’Brien Awards in consecutive years.

Watson led Clemson to the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship.


The Houston Texans drafted quarterback Deshaun Watson in the first round (12th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. The Texans had acquired the pick from the Cleveland Browns earlier that year.

Watson was the third quarterback taken in the draft behind Mitchell Trubisky and Patrick Mahomes.

2017 Season

On May 12, 2017, the Texans signed Watson to a four-year, $13.84 million contract featuring an $8.21 million signing bonus.

He made his first regular-season appearance on September 10, 2017, against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Deshaun Watson career

His five total scores tied the NFL rookie touchdown record. Deshaun Watson is the first rookie to pass for at least four touchdowns and rush for one touchdown in a game since Fran Tarkenton in 1961. He was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for October.

Watson threw 16 touchdowns in October, setting the NFL record for touchdown passes by a rookie in a calendar month.

In November, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), ending his rookie season. He was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team, becoming the second Texans quarterback to receive the award since 2002.

Watson was ranked 50th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018 list.

2018 Season

On September 9, 2018, Deshaun Watson returned from injury to play in the season opener against the New England Patriots.

He threw for 176 yards with a touchdown and an interception and rushed eight times for 40 yards.

Watson took a 12-hour bus ride from Houston to Jacksonville rather than fly because of fears about the effects of air pressure on his chest.

Deshaun Watson playing

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson was named to his first Pro Bowl on January 21, 2019. He led the league in average time spent in the pocket and was second before throwing.

Watson was ranked 51st by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019 list.

2019 Season

This season, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has been named AFC Offensive Player of the Week twice. He threw for over 400 yards and five touchdowns against the Atlanta Falcons and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Watson was kicked in the eye by an opponent’s cleat but managed to throw a touchdown pass after being hit. Watson was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month for December.

He helped lead the Houston Texans to a 10–6 record and an AFC South title. Watson finished the season with 3,852 passing yards, 26 passing touchdowns, and 12 interceptions, along with 413 rushing yards and seven rushing touchdowns.

2020 Season

On April 28, 2020, the Houston Texans exercised the fifth-year option on Deshaun Watson’s contract.

Deshaun Watson career

On September 5, Watson signed a four-year, $177.5 million contract extension with $111 million guarantees. This marked the second-most lucrative contract in NFL history after Patrick Mahomes.

2021 Season

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson was named to the Texans’ 53-man roster for the 2019 season.

Watson requested a trade after becoming disgruntled with the front office and coaching staff changes. He was ruled out for every game in 2021 for “non-injury reasons/personal matter”.

Relationship, Wife, And Affairs

Deshaun Watson is currently dating Jilly Anais, a YouTuber. They often share their images on social media.

Deshaun Watson Girlfriend Jilly Anais
Deshaun Watson Girlfriend Jilly Anais

Net Worth & Salary

Deshaun Watson’s current net worth is $24 million. He has signed a 4-year contract worth $156,000,000 with the Houston Texans. His annual salary is approx $39,000,000.

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Interesting Facts about Deshaun Watson

  • Graduated College in 3 years ( Communications major)
  • He eats candy (Skittle) as a pregame ritual. 
  • Favorite Athlete is LeBron James.

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