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Devale Ellis: Net Worth, Careers, Achievements and More

Who is Devale Ellis?

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Devale Ellis is known firstly as a commendable football player and then an actor. By participating in the PSAL all-star game, he earned the nickname of Devale ‘showtime’ Ellis, and he became famous after that. He played with the New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions, and Cleveland Browns. An actor currently by profession and used to be a football wide receiver, Devale Ellis is a famous American personality. His YouTube channel called ‘Ellises’ is widely acclaimed among his subscribers and other social media channels. His fans on his Instagram account amount to 1.6 million.

Soon he left playing football and started his life as an actor. He did some good roles and was appreciated. His videos on YouTube show his involvement with a cordial family environment. His podcast deals with critical social issues. He has many fans on his media accounts, where fans follow his work and life. He has 1.4 million followers on Facebook alone.

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Quick Bio

Birth NameDevale Ellis
BornApril 2, 1984 (Age 37)
ProfessionActor, Former Football Wide Receiver
Birth SignAries 
CountryUnited States
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight79 kg or 174 lbs
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Sexual OrientationStraight 
High SchoolJames Madison High School
CollegeHofstra University
Net Worth$1-5 million




Reception 4
Receiving Yards41


What is the success story of Devale Ellis?

  • Ellis had an aptitude for football and basketball since his teenage years. He used to play in High School and University as well. Ellis became quickly famous for his exceptional skills and unique playing techniques in the field. He played in the Public School Athletic League in his senior years and was selected in the top 10 players for his catches and wide receiver’s goals. Ellis earned the nickname Devale ‘Showtime’ Ellis in the PSAL all-star game.
  • During his University days, Ellis was a teammate of New Orleans Saints receiver Marques Colston. He was taken as an undrafted agent in 2006 by the Detroit Lions. He was included in the eight men training squad. Soon after, he got hired by the Cleveland Browns in 2008. 
  • Finally, in 2010, he left playing and started his career as an actor. He played a role in Tyler Perry’s comedy-drama, Sistas. He appeared in Gotham in 2014, A Piece of Me: An Everyday Story in 2016, etc. Ellis has a YouTube channel as well, ‘The Ellises’, in 2019, where all four family members participate, showing parodies and vlogs. Furthermore, the husband and wife have started a podcast, Dead Ass with Khadeen and Devale Ellis, featuring famous people.

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Personal Information

What is the physical appearance of Devale Ellis?

  • Ellis is a 5 ft 10 inches tall man with an intelligent athlete personality. His well-maintained physique is proof of his regular exercise and healthy diet. There are tattoos on both his biceps.
  • Ellis has short black hair with similar black eyes that gives an effortless innocent touch to his looks. He weighs 79 kgs and sometimes appears with a beard.


What is the relationship status of Devale Ellis?

Ellis is happily married to Khadeen Ellis. They have three children together-Jackson Ellis, born in 2011; Kairo Ellis, born in 2016; and Kaz Ellis, born in 2017. There is no news of any past relationships or post-marital affairs. They both are still living happily together with their kids. 

Net Worth

What is the net worth of Devale Ellis?

Ellis is also successful as a sportsman. He did well and became famous. However, due to some unfortunate reasons, he had to quit playing. He tried his luck in the acting field and turned out quite well. He is still working in the industry, hosts his podcast, and uploads exciting videos on his YouTube channel. All this has contributed to his net worth that goes up to $1-5 million. 


  • Ellis had a passion for football but had to discontinue it due to personal reasons.
  • He could not meet his wife and sons for five weeks due to the pandemic in 2020 since he was away shooting for a project.
  • Family is essential for Ellis, and he regards them above all.
  • His videos show his family life, fun with kids and people love the sweetness.


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