Danuel House

American basketball player

Danuel House
American professional basketball player Source: Google

Danuel Kennedy House Jr., an American professional basketball player, currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association.

Additionally, He was a two-year starter for the Houston Cougars before transferring to the Texas A&M Aggies.

Early Life, Family & High School

Danuel Kennedy House Jr. was born on June 7, 1993, to his parents Danuel House Sr. and Lisa House.

House grew up in Missouri City and went to Hightower High School there. He was born in Texas. With his classmates, he started playing basketball and quickly improved. He also did exceptionally well in his academics.

His coaches gave him more playing time even as a young trainee because of their admiration for his playing skills. He gave the team an admirable performance in return. He had a 13.9 point, 1.1 block, and 5.4 rebounds per game average in his junior season.

In his senior year, House improved his stats and developed into a much better player. He had a 26.0 point, 2.1 assists, and 6.2 rebound average as a senior.

House was recognized as one of the best players by sports review websites like and assisted Hightower in finishing the season with a 29-9 record.

Along with his parents and four other siblings, House grew up in Fourth Ward. He has three brothers: Terrel, Daniel III, and Jerrel.

Dannisha, his younger sister, is also a family member. He received a lot of support and inspiration from his siblings, who helped him grow into the Danuel House he is today.


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College Career

Danuel House chose the University of Houston to play college basketball. The team had faith in him from the start, allowing him to start 27 of the team’s 33 games in his first year.

In his first year, he averaged 12.4 points per game, proving his team’s management was correct.

House became Cougar’s leading scorer, but he had to leave the team due to personal reasons shortly after the second year.

However, he quickly began attending Texas A&M University to continue his college basketball career. Except for three games in his junior year, he started every game for the Aggies.

Even though he made a sudden transition, his performance did not suffer. That season, House averaged 16.2 points per game and was named first-team All-SEC. He did, however, suffer a foot injury and missed the last four games.

The SEC Championship that year was split between the Aggies and Kentucky. A second-team All-SEC selection, House also averaged 17.0 points per game throughout the tournament.

Professional Career

Danuel House entered the 2016 NBA Draft after graduating from college as one of the country’s top young prospects. Regrettably, he was not drafted.

Following this unfortunate incident, on September 23, 2016, he signed a contract with the Washington Wizards for the NBA Summer League.

Danuel made his Wizards debut against the Cleveland Cavaliers on November 11, 2016. He was forced to leave the court shortly after, however, due to a wrist injury, and it took him a long time to recover.

He only played one game for the Wizards before being released on March 1, 2017. Meanwhile, he was a member of the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League.


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Phoenix Suns

House briefly joined the Rio Grande Valley Vipers after being waived by the Wizards in October.

In his games for the Vipers during the month of November, he averaged 17.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 2.5 assists.

The Phoenix Suns signed House to a two-way contract on December 8, 2017. He started out in the NBA G League with the Phoenix Suns and the Northern Arizona Suns.

He made his Suns debut on December 9 against the San Antonio Spurs, recording two points and one rebound. Up until June 2018, House was still a member of both Suns.

On February 23, his prior two-year contract came to an end; he renewed it. In the game, he finished with 6.6 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 1.1 assists.


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Age, Weight & Height

The Utah Jazz forward will be 29 years old in 2022.

Danuel’s height and weight are 2.01 meters (6 feet 7 inches) and 220 lbs, respectively (100 kg). Additionally, he has stunning black eyes and black hair.


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Awards & Achievements

  • AP honorable mention All-American (2016)
  • Second-team All-SEC (2016)
  • C-USA Freshman of the Year (2013)
  • First-team All-SEC (2015)
  • C-USA All-Freshman Team (2013)

Wife & Kids

Danuel House is married to Whitney House, his long-term girlfriend. House allegedly met her while at university and began dating her shortly after.

Whitney House played professional volleyball. Ava, their oldest child, was born in 2015 before House had started working.

Danuel IV, their elder son, was born in 2017. They had their third child about two years after DAnuel IV was born. Brady House was named after the NFL star Tom Brady. Both husband and wife are huge football fans.


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Their romance was blissful until the athlete became embroiled in a scandal involving an unauthorized woman in September 2020. The player was accused of luring her into his hotel room for several hours and was punished as a result.

Naturally, this brought an end to his marriage to Whitney. After the incident, she deleted his pictures from her social media accounts.

Net Worth, Salary & Career Earnings

The estimated range of Danuel House’s net worth is $1 million to $5 million. He has amassed a large amount of wealth over the course of his NBA career while playing for various teams.

The league games are the primary source of revenue for House. When he played for the Houston Rockets, the team from his hometown, he earned comparatively much more money. He received about $10 million from the club during his three years there.

He is the Utah Jazz’s 15th highest-paid athlete, according to sources.

Social Media

House frequently shares information about his professional life on his social media accounts. Additionally, he frequently shares happy photos of himself and his children at celebrations and other special times.

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Some FAQ’s

Is Eddie House related to Danuel House?

Danuel House is, in fact, related to Eddie House. They are related. Eddie used to be a guard in the NBA before joining the Utah Jazz.

Is Danuel House still a member of the NBA?

Yes, Danuel House is still a member of the NBA. He just signed with the Utah Jazz. However, the contract is only valid for ten days and will soon expire. The Jazz hasn’t said anything about House’s future in the club.

Quick Facts

Full Name Danuel Kennedy House Jr.
Date of Birth June 7, 1993
Birth Place Houston, Texas, the USA
Nick Name Not available
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Zodiac Sign  Gemini
Age 29 years old
Height 2.01 m (6 feet 7 inches)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Build Athletic
Father’s Name Danuel House Sr.
Mother’s Name Lisa House
Siblings Three brothers and a sister
Sibling’s name Jerrel, Terrel, Danuel III, and Dannisha Hose
  • Hightower High School (Missouri City, Texas)
  • University of Houston (Houston, Texas)
  • Texas A&M University (College Station, Texas)
Marital Status Married
Wife’s Name Whitney House
Kids Two sons and a daughter
Kids’ Names Ava, Danuel IV, and Brady
Jersey Number 25
Profession Professional basketball player
NBA Draft 2016/ undrafted
Position Small forward/ Power forward
League  NBA (2016-Present)
Active Years (2016–present)
Net Worth $1-$5 million
Currently Plays For Utah Jazz
Career Highlights & Awards
  • AP honorable mention All-American (2016)
  • Second-team All-SEC (2016)
  • C-USA Freshman of the Year (2013)
Social Media  InstagramTwitter
Merch  Trading card
Last Update September 2022









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