Anton Watson Bio, Salary, Wiki, Age, Height, Stats, Parents

Anton Watson is a noted American varsity basketball player who plays the power forward position for the West Coast Conference (WCC) Gonzaga Bulldogs. Coming from a family of basketball geeks, from his father to his siblings, he is on track to make it onto the pro scene in the near future. Anton is probably one of those players who go crazy when it matters most.

Anton Watson Bio, Salary, Wiki, Age, Height, Stats, Parents

Early life

Anton Watson was born on October 6, 2000, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho making him 22 years old in 2023. His father, Deon Sr., played college basketball at the University of Idaho (1990–94). At the time, his father held the Vandal record for career rebounds (877) and was playing professionally in Europe and South America. His mother is Anna Hegbloom Watson. His brother Deon Watson Jr. married and was blessed with children named Julius.

Previously, his brother played college football at the college where his father was educated (2013-2016). Deon Watson Jr. played there as a tight end and wide receiver at Idaho University. His sister Haile Watson is also an athlete. She has had commitments with her collegiate universities, including Eastern Washington (2015) and Fresno State (2016–18). Speaking of Anton Watson’s education, he graduated from Gonzaga Preparatory School in Spokane, Washington. He later enrolled at Gonzaga University.

Anton Watson Statistics

Anton Watson began his basketball career at Gonzaga Preparatory School.

  • During his freshman season (2015-16), he averaged 11 points and 5 assists per game.
  • In his second season (2016-17), he averaged 19 points per game.
  • During his junior season (2017-18), he averaged 23 points, 11 rebounds and five assists per game. He received the honor of the Class 4A state title and the tournament’s MVP honors. He was in the NBPA Top 100 Camp (2018) and was elected to the United States Today All-USA Washington First Team.
  • During his senior season (2018-19), he averaged 21.6 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game. He was named the 2019 Greater Spokane League MVP. With his presence on the team, the team achieved the league championship and a third-place finish at the 2019 Washington Class 4A State Tournament. He was subsequently awarded the Associated Press 4A Player of the Year title. His skills earned him the 2019 Washington Mr. Basketball title honor.

Anton Watson Career

Anton Watson is a four-star Recruiter player and in June 2017 he signed on to play college basketball for the Gonzaga Bulldogs men’s basketball team and wore the #22 jersey.


He played in 15 games as a freshman with 5 games started. Watson recorded 4.9 points, 1.2 steals, 53.8% (FG%), and 3.1 rebounds in 14.7 minutes per game. He missed the final 14 games of the season due to his shoulder injury and ailment.


He played in 32 games with 17 games started as a sophomore. He recorded 6.9 points, 1.2 steals, 63% (FG%), and 3.3 rebounds in 18.9 minutes per game.


He played in 32 games as a junior. He set career records of 7.3 points, 1.3 steals, 53% (FG%), and 4.7 rebounds in 18.1 minutes per game during the season.

Anton Watson biography

Real nameAnton Watson
birth dateOctober 6, 2000
Age23 years
Place of birthCoeur d’Alene, Idaho, USA
Professionbasketball player
UniversityGonzaga University

Physical Statistics

Heightin feet inches – 6′ 8″ – in centimeters – 203cm
Weightin kilograms – 102kg – in pounds – 225 pounds
Hair colordark brown
eye colordark brown

Anton Watson Family

FatherDeon Watson Sr.
MotherAnna Hegbloom Watson
SisterHaile Watson
BrotherDeon Watson Jr.

relationship status

Marital statussingles
Who is Anton Watson’s girlfriend?none

Personal life

Anton Watson is not married. As of 2023, Anton Watson is considered a private individual and has never shared about his girlfriend and love life on the internet. He spent his free time watching movies and playing video games.

social media

Anton Watson is active on social media platforms. He has verified his Instagram account since March 20, 2023. Anton Watson has 12.4k followers on his Instagram account @antonwatson22. He has 3139 followers on his Twitter account @twonster4080.

He gained popularity online in February 2023 when he was also featured on Spokesman-Review’s Take 22 Podcast with sports reporter Theo Lawson. There are two episodes in total of the weekly Take 22 Podcast and one of its episodes also welcomed his father Deon Watson Sr. and brother Deon Watson Jr.

Anton Watson net worth

We can assume that he has accumulated an estimated net worth of between $500,000 and $600,000. Whatever he earns comes from his thriving basketball career in the form of awards, trophies, awards and salaries. Other sources are endorsements and sponsorship deals or personal investments.

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