#1 Shooting Guard

Devin Booker

Height / Weight
6' 5" / 206 lbs
Born
Oct 30, 1996 (26)
College
Kentucky
NBA Draft
1st Round, 13th Overall, 2015
Nationality
American
SEASON STATS
2022-2023
PTS
27.1
+0.3
Rebounds
4.6
-0.4
Assists
5.6
+0.7
PER
27.06
+0.91
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Devin Armani Booker
Nickname: Book
Place of Birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Shoe Size: 14.5
Education: Kentucky
Parents: Melvin Booker and Veronica Gutierrez

Devin Booker Biography Details, Age, Net Worth, & Basketball Career

Devin Booker was born on October 30, 1996, to professional basketball player Melvin Booker and mother Veronica Gutierrez. After starting his high school basketball career in Michigan, Booker moved to Mississippi to live with his father. He played his final three years of high school basketball at Moss Point High School.

Booker elected to play his college basketball at Kentucky. After just one season, mostly coming off of the bench and earning SEC Sixth Man of the Year honors, Booker declared for the 2015 NBA Draft. The Phoenix Suns selected him with the 13th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.

Booker has set a number of Suns’ franchise records and is one of the youngest players in NBA history to score both 1,000 and 3,000 career points. He is also just the sixth player in NBA history to score 70+ points in a game. A perennial scorer, Booker is one of the leaders of a young, up and coming Phoenix Suns’ roster.

Devin Booker Basketball Career

High School Career (Moss Point High School)

Devin Booker began playing high school basketball at Grandville High School in Michigan. After his freshman year, he moved to Mississippi with his father and began playing at Moss Point High School. By the end of his junior season, Booker had scholarship offers from a number of major universities. He won the Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year Award during his junior season.

In his senior season, Booker announced his commitment to Kentucky in October.

College Career (Kentucky Wildcats)

In 38 games for Kentucky during his freshman season, Booker averaged 10 points, 2 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. Mostly coming off of the bench, Booker earned SEC Sixth Man of the Year honors. He was also named to the SEC All-Freshman Team and the All-SEC Second Team.

After his freshman season, Booker declared for the 2015 NBA Draft on April 9. Deciding to forgo his final three seasons of eligibility, Booker joined six fellow Kentucky teammates who also entered the 2015 NBA Draft (Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, Dakari Johnson, Willie Cauley-Stein, Trey Lyles and Karl-Anthony Towns).

NBA Career

Booker was selected 13th overall by the Phoenix Suns in the 2015 NBA Draft. Booker became the first Suns’ rookie since the 1992-1993 season to record multiple 30+ point games. He became the fourth-youngest player to score 1,000 points in a single season. He earned NBA All-Rookie First Team honors.

During his second season, Booker became the first Suns’ player to score 38+ points in back-to-back games in 28 years. He also became the youngest player in NBA history to score 20+ points in 16 consecutive games. On March 24, he became the sixth player in NBA history to score 70+ points in a single game.

Despite missing some games in his third season due to injury, Booker became the fourth-youngest player in NBA history to score 3,000 points. Injuries plagued his 2018-2019 season as well after undergoing surgery on his hand. He secured his first All-Star season during the 2019-2020 season.

Devin Booker Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

Devin Booker currently has an estimated net worth of just $2 million but will increase after the 2019-2020 season as he will earn $27.3 million during that season. He has earned a total of $10 million in his NBA career prior to the 2019-2020 season. Booker signed a multi-year deal with Nike in 2015.

Devin Booker signed a 5-year, $158.3 million deal with the Phoenix Suns in 2018.

Devin Booker Personal Life

Devin Booker was born to Melvin Booker, a former NBA player, and Veronica Gutierrez. He moved from Michigan to Mississippi to live with his father after his retirement. He has one brother and one sister.

Awards & Achievements

Awards and Honors by Type:
1 x NBA All-Star
2020
1 x NBA Three-Point Contest Champion
2018
1 x NBA All-Rookie First-Team
2016
Awards and Honors by Year:
2016
NBA All-Rookie First-Team
2018
NBA Three-Point Contest Champion
2020
NBA All-Star

Devin Booker Fun Facts

  • Father played professional basketball.
  • NBA Three-Point Champion (2018).
  • Fourth-youngest player to score 3,000 NBA points.
  • Scored 70+ points in an NBA game.
  • Fourth-youngest player to score 1,000 NBA points.
Career stats
2022-2023
PHO
2021-2022
PHO
2020-2021
PHO
2019-2020
PHO
2018-2019
PHO
2017-2018
PHO
2016-2017
PHO
2015-2016
PHO
Season Team G MIN FG% 3P% FT% REB AST BLK STL PTS
2022-2023
29 34.5 47.7 37.0 85.0 4.6 5.6 0.4 0.9 27.1
2021-2022
68 34.4 46.6 38.3 86.8 5.0 4.8 0.4 1.1 26.8
2020-2021
67 33.9 48.4 34.0 86.7 4.2 4.3 0.2 0.8 25.6
2019-2020
70 35.9 48.9 35.4 91.9 4.2 6.5 0.3 0.7 26.6
2018-2019
64 35.0 46.7 32.6 86.6 4.1 6.8 0.2 0.9 26.6
2017-2018
54 34.5 43.2 38.3 87.8 4.5 4.7 0.3 0.9 24.9
2016-2017
78 35.0 42.4 36.3 83.2 3.2 3.4 0.3 0.9 22.1
2015-2016
76 27.7 42.3 34.3 84.0 2.5 2.6 0.3 0.6 13.8
Recent Games
Sun 12/25
Sat 12/17
Thu 12/15
Fri 12/9
Wed 12/7
Mon 12/5
Sun 12/4
Fri 12/2
Wed 11/30
Mon 11/28
Date Opp RESULT MIN PTS OR DR REB AST STL BLK TO
Sun 12/25
L 125-128
4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sat 12/17
W 114-118
42 58 1 5 6 5 0 0 2
Thu 12/15
W 111-95
34 14 1 3 4 4 1 0 2
Fri 12/9
L 117-128
36 14 0 2 2 7 1 0 3
Wed 12/7
L 125-98
24 17 1 4 5 3 0 1 2
Mon 12/5
L 111-130
30 11 0 2 2 5 0 0 1
Sun 12/4
W 133-95
27 20 0 0 0 8 0 0 2
Fri 12/2
L 122-121
33 41 0 4 4 8 0 0 3
Wed 11/30
W 113-132
30 51 0 4 4 6 1 0 2
Mon 11/28
W 122-117
40 44 0 8 8 4 6 0 6