Devale Ellis Biography
Devale Ellis is a well-known American actor and former wide receiver in the National Football League. In 2006, he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Detroit Lions. He was a Hofstra University football player.
Devale Ellis Age
Devale Ellis was born on 2 April 1984, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He is 38 years old.
Devale Ellis Height
Ellis stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches/1.78 m tall.
Devale Ellis Education
Ellis attended James Madison High School in Brooklyn. Devale is a football and basketball enthusiast who excelled in both sports. Similar to this, he established the Public School Athletic League during his senior year at Madison.
He was once again in the top 10 in terms of catches made and wide-receiver goals. Devale then attended Hofstra University for his undergraduate studies. He was a teammate of New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston at college. Ellis ended with 176 catches for 2,207 yards (a 12.5-yard per catch average) and 22 touchdowns.
Devale Ellis Family
Devale Ellis was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Karen Ellis (father) and Troy Ellis (mother). His mother worked for the Department of Environmental Protection as a project manager, while his father was a computer programmer for Chase Bank.
Devale Ellis Wife
Devale is married to his wonderful wife, Khadeen Ellis, and they married in 2010. They met while attending Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. They are the parents of three children. Their first son, Jackson, was born in 2011, their middle son, Kairo, in 2016, and their youngest son, Kaz, in 2017.
Devale Ellis Kids
Ellis has four sons: Jackson Karter Ellis, Dakota Marley Ellis, Kaz Hendrix Ellis, and Kairo Shakur Ellis. He has, however, been open about his desire to add a girl to their family.
Devale Ellis’s Net Worth
Ellis has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million.
Devale Ellis’s Career
Ellis began his football and basketball careers at James Madison High School in Brooklyn. He eventually attended Hofstra University and played wide receiver for the team. He finished with 176 receptions for 2,207 yards (12.5 yards per catch) and 22 touchdowns. He signed as a free agent with the Detroit Lions in 2006 and played against the Seattle Seahawks that season. He was cut by the Lions in August 2008, and in December 2008, he signed a contract with the Cleveland Browns until July of the following year.
He went undrafted in the 2006 NFL Draft, but he was signed as a free agency after attending rookie mini-camp as a tryout player. He was added to the Lions’ eight-person practice squad on September 3, 2006.
He appeared in the season opener against the Seattle Seahawks on September 9th, was cut from the active roster on September 11th, and then re-signed with the practice squad shortly after. On October 15, he was added to the active roster, and he started his first game against the Buffalo Bills. Ellis was released by the Lions on August 30, 2008, during the final cuts.
Devale Ellis Movies and TV Shows
- 2020 The House Next Door as Trent
- 2019-2020 Sistas as Zac
- 2019 NCIS as Dante Brown
- 2017-2019 Makeup X Breakup as Gavin
- 2019 Its Bruno! as Nelson
- 2017-2018 Tough Love as Joseph
- 2017 Vish Merrick as Vish Merrick
- 2017 The Black List as Chuck Shaw
- 2015 Power as Light Skin
- 2014 Young Like Us