Davante Adams is an American football wide receiver who plays for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He previously played football for Fresno State and was drafted by the Packers in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
Davante Lavell Adams was born on December 24, 1992 and is 30 years old as of 2022. He was born to his loving and caring parents named Douglas Adams and Pamela Brown. Davante is not his parents’ only child as he grew up alongside his brother and two sisters. He attended Palo Alto High School and attended his senior season for the Vikings football team, leading them to the CIF State Championship. Davante had 64 receptions, 1,094 yards, 12 touchdowns and was a cornerback on defense with 44 total tackles.
He also played basketball and received the honor of a two-star recruit in that sport. In basketball, he had four years in the game, averaging 9.0 points, 5.8 rebounds and 5.4 assists as a senior. His accomplishments and hard work resulted in him being recruited by many national teams such as California, Fresno State, Hawai’i and San Diego State. Eventually he showed his interest and signed on to play college football at Fresno State.
Davante Adams’ career
Davante was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the second round with the 53rd pick overall in the 2014 NFL Draft. He was one of the ninth wide receivers selected for the year. On June 12, 2014, he signed a contract with the Packers.
In Week 2 of the 2021 season, his team played the Detroit Lions and caught 8 passes for 121 yards, allowing the Packers to win by a 35-17 aggregate. In Week 3, when he faced the San Francisco 49ers, Adams finished the game with 12 receptions, 132 yards and 1 touchdown. That included two catches, and a 42-yard reception within the last 32 seconds of the 4th quarter put the Packers within field goal range and a 30-28 aggregate win.
In Week 5, when he faced the Cincinnati Bengals, Adams had a career-high 206 yards with 11 receptions and a touchdown overall, 25-22. In Week 11, playing the Minnesota Vikings, Adams had 7 passes for 115 yards and 2 touchdowns in a loss to the Vikings and a 31-34 aggregate. Later in Week 12, playing the Los Angeles Rams, Adams had 8 catches, 104 yards and a 36-28 aggregate win.
In Week 13 against the Chicago Bears, Adams had 10 passes for 121 yards, two touchdowns and a 45-30 aggregate with a win in hand. On December 23, 2021, Adams was honored with the fifth straight Pro Bowl title. He broke his franchise record the following week, rushing for 11 receptions, 136 yards, 1 touchdown and a 37-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings. He also broke the Packers single season record, rushing for 1,553 yards that season. He was later selected to the 2021 All-Pro Team for the second straight season.
Davante Adams biography
|Real name||Davante Lavell Adams|
|date of birth||December 24, 1992|
|Age (as of 2022)||29 years|
|place of birth||Redwood City, California, United States|
|job||Football wide receiver|
|height||in feet inches – 6′ 1” – in centimeters – 185 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 98kg – in pounds – 215 pounds|
|shoe size||14 (USA)|
|school||Palo Alto High School|
|University||State University of California|
|who is his wife||Devanne Villarreal|
Davante Adams is committed to his longtime girlfriend named Devanne Villarreal and they are now a married couple. In 2017, Adams proposed to Villarreal in the Bahamas. He created tension by telling her he wanted to take her to a photo shoot. But he had a bigger plan in mind. He has made a most perfect, creative, sincere and stunning proposal. In 2018, Adams and Villarreal got engaged on marriage vows in Pebble Beach, Monterrey County, California. Teammates from Adam’s Packers were among those who attended the wedding.
After saying “yes,” the couple traveled to Santorini, Greece for their honeymoon. Today the couple is blessed with a daughter. The couple welcomed their beautiful baby girl on September 20, 2019. The couple first announced their baby girl news on July 4, 2019, when Adams “My life has been full of blessings…Baby Girl Adams will join us in September.” …” wrote On the Other Side, Villarreal also shared the news, which showed her joy on Instagram, along with a video while captioning it, as #TheAdamsFamily gets a little bigger this September!
Davante Adams net worth
Davante Adams was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 2014 NFL Draft. He played exclusively for the Packers in the 2018-2021 season. In 2017 he was selected for the Pro Bowl. That same year, he signed a four-year, $58 million contract with the Green Bay Packers. As of 2022, Adams net worth is approximately $25 million.