Devin Booker

Devin Booker

Basketball Player

Devin Armani Booker is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association. He is the son of former basketball player Melvin Booker.

Full Name
Devin Armani Booker
Oct 30, 1996
In a relationship
6′ 5″
Net Worth


Devin Armani Booker was born on October 30, 1996, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His zodiac sign is Scorpio, and his ethnicity is African-American. He is the son of Veronica Gutiérrez and Melvin Booker, a former basketball player at the University of Missouri. 

    Booker attended Moss Point High School in Mississippi before transferring to Grandville High School for his senior year. During this time he received many awards, such as the All-USA Boys Basketball Team selection by USA Today in 2014 and 2015. He was also ranked number three in the ESPN 100 list for high school graduates that year. 

    Booker then decided to attend the University of Kentucky for college. During his one season there, he averaged 10 points per game and made the All-SEC Freshman team. He declared for the 2015 N.B.A Draft after his freshman season, being selected thirteenth overall by the Phoenix Suns. 

    In his rookie season with the Suns, he became only the third teenager in NBA history to score over 1,000 points in a single season behind Kevin Durant and LeBron James. Booker continued to improve each season and led the Suns to their first playoff berth since 2010 during the 2020-21 season. He was named an All-Star for the first time that same year as well as being named All-NBA Third Team for his performance throughout the regular season. 

    In addition to basketball, Booker has appeared in various films and television shows such as “Uncle Drew” (2018), “All-Star Weekend” (2019), and “The Bachelor: Listen To Your Heart” (2020). He also has numerous endorsement deals with companies such as Nike and Foot Locker, among others.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Devin Booker is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 30, 1996, Devin Booker was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Enrolls at Moss Point High School</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Booker enrolls at Moss Point High School in Mississippi and leads the Tigers to a state championship.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Commits to University of Kentucky</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Booker commits to play college basketball at the University of Kentucky.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Named to All-SEC First Team</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Booker is named to the All-SEC First Team after averaging 19.8 points per game for the Wildcats.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Drafted 13th Overall By Suns</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Selected 13th overall by the Phoenix Suns in the 2015 NBA Draft.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Scores 70 Points Against Celtics</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Becomes the youngest player in NBA history to score 70 points in a single game against the Boston Celtics.</p></div> 

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Max Contract Extension</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signed a five-year $158 million max contract extension with the Suns.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Scorer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Devin Booker is a great scorer. He has the ability to score in bunches, and he can take over games with his offensive prowess. He also has the ability to score from anywhere on the floor, making him one of the most dangerous threats in the league.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's an Unselfish Player</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Devin Booker has shown that he is an unselfish player, willing to make plays for his teammates and sacrificing his own scoring opportunities for the betterment of the team. He is a leader and a playmaker on offense, and his unselfishness makes him a valuable asset to any team.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Fearless</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Devin Booker is fearless when it comes to taking big shots and performing in clutch situations. He has a knack for coming through in the clutch, and he isn't afraid to take big shots when they are needed. This fearlessness sets him apart from other players, and it makes him an invaluable asset to any team.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Quickest to Reach 5,000 Career Points</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Devin Booker is the quickest player in NBA history to reach 5,000 career points, achieving the feat in only his third season.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Player Under 21 to Score 70 Points</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">On March 24, 2017 Devin Booker became the first player under 21 years old to score 70 points in a single game.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Youngest Player to Participate in All Star Weekend</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At the age of 20, Devin Booker became the youngest player ever to participate in all five events of the NBA All Star Weekend (Rising Stars Challenge, Skills Challenge, Three Point Contest, Slam Dunk Contest and All Star Game).</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> First Player with Multiple 50+ Point Games</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Booker is the only player in NBA history to have multiple games with over 50 points while still being an active player.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> First Phoenix Suns Player with a 50 Point Triple Double</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Devin Booker became the first Phoenix Suns player to record a 50 point triple double on March 24, 2017 against the Boston Celtics. He finished the game with 59 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.</p></div>


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