Devale Ellis – The Ex-Football Player’s Bio and Net Worth

Devale Ellis was born on April 2, 1984, in New York.  He is an American actor, podcast host, and former American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent in the NFL draft.

Devale Ellis Net Worth

Devale Ellis has amassed a net worth of about $4 million USD. He gained his wealth mostly due to his football career, his acting career, and his work as a podcast host.

He is also active on various social networking platforms including Twitter where he has 28,600 followers. He has a Youtube channel “The Ellises” where he and his wife uploads lifestyle, workout, family, and other vlogs. They have more than 420,000 subscribers on their channel.

Personal Life

The former NFL football player was born on April 2, 1984, in Brooklyn, New York, to parents Troy Ellis and Karen Ellis.

Devale went to James Madison High School in Brooklyn where he was very active in sports and played both football and basketball. During his last year of high school, he played in the Public School Athletic League.

He became a part of the Top Ten for catches made and also Top Ten for touchdowns made by a wide receiver. In the same season, he got the nickname Devale “Show Time” Ellis.

Devale Ellis went to Hofstra University for his college education where he also played football. In 2005, he led their team with 74 receptions for 943 yards and five touchdowns. He also placed second in the Atlantic 10 in receptions, third in receiving yards, and ninth in all-purpose yards.

Devale is married to Khadeen Ellis and they have four kids named Jackson, who was born in 2011, Kairo, born in 2016, Kaz, born in 2017, and Dakota, born in 2021.

Devale’s wife, Khadeen, is a content creator and an author. She wrote the book. “The Ellises & The Time Machine.” It was created to empower young children to know and learn more about their roots. 

The children’s activity book consists of word searches, puzzles, coloring pages, and many more little games that will surely engage readers.

Professional Career

In the 2006 NFL draft, Devale was undrafted but was then signed by the Detroit Lions as a free agent after participating in the tryouts. He was removed from the team on August 30, 2008.

Ellis spent the 2008 season not playing but was then signed by the Cleveland Browns on December 31, 2008. He was removed from the roster on July 26, 2009. 

In 2010, he pursued a career in acting. He got roles in shows such as “NCIS” and “Gotham.”

In 2019, he started a podcast on iHeartRadio with his wife “Deadass with Khaleen and Devale Ellis.” They talk about love, sex, marriage, and anything really. They give opinions and some advice to their listeners.

Since 2019, he was got a role in the American comedy-drama television show called “Sistas.” He’s playing the role of Zac. The show is currently on its fourth season this year.

Devale Ellis Dating History

Devale is happily married to his wife, Khadeen Ellis. They have a Youtube channel and a podcast together.

They live with their four children in New York.

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