DeSean Jackson
DeSean Jackson
Real Name/Full Name DeSean William Jackson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: DeSean Jackson
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 1 December 1986
Age/How Old: 37 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 79 Kg
In Pounds – 175 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Bill Jackson
Mother – Gayle Jackson
Siblings: Desmond, Byron, William, Derrick, and Travis Jackson, A’Dreea, and Delaney Jackson.
School: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
College: University of California, Berkeley
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Engaged
Girlfriend: Kayla Phillips (2020 – present)
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: American Football Player
Net Worth: $15 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

DeSean Jackson is a popular American football player, who plays as a wide receiver. He has played in the NFL for the teams, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He has been named to the Pro Bowl three times in his career among other honors he has received in his career. He is especially well-remembered for “Miracle At The New Meadowlands.”

Well, how well do you know about DeSean Jackson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about DeSean Jackson’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about DeSean Jackson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Desean Jackson, whose full name is DeSean William Jackson, was born on the 1st of December 1986 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. to parents, Bill Jackson, and Gayle Jackson.  His father died of pancreatic cancer in 20009. Coming to his siblings, he has five brothers, Desmond, Byron, William, Derrick, and Travis Jackson, and two sisters, A’Dreea and Delaney Jackson.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is DeSean Jackson in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, DeSean Jackson’s age is 37 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024 having been born on 1 December 1986. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 175lbs in Pound and 79kg in Kilograms.


DeSean Jackson received his high school education from Long Beach Polytechnic High School, which is located in Long Beach just as the name suggests. During his time in high school, he played American football and he was exceptionally great at it. In 2004, he won the Glenn Davis Award for his performances. He also won the MVP Award at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas, the following year. After completing his high school education, he studied at the University of California, Berkeley.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

DeSean Jackson With Wife Kayla Phillips
DeSean Jackson With Wife Kayla Phillips

DeSean Jackson has been engaged to the popular social media personality, Kayla Phillips since the 18th of August 2020. He has previously been in relationships with the popular American singer, Ashanti from 2013 to 2015, with the popular American actress, Chantel Jeffries from 2012 to 2013, and the popular American singer, Mya from 2011 to 2012.

Coming to the other aspects of his personal life, he was heavily criticized in 2020 for posting several quotes from Louis Farrakhan on his Instagram. In those posts, Farrakhan accused Dr. Anthony Fauci and Bill Gates of desiring to “depopulate the Earth” with a COVID-19 vaccine. He later deleted the posts and apologized for it as well.

Is DeSean Jackson Gay?

DeSean Jackson is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation and is neither gay nor bisexual. He has been engaged to the popular social media personality, Kayla Phillips since 2020. He has previously been in relationships with popular American celebrities, Ashanti, Chantel Jeffries, and Mya. Going by his relationship history, it’s clear that he is straight.

Professional Career

DeSean began his professional career in 2008 playing for the Philadelphia Eagles. His debut game was against the Dallas Cowboys. He had a successful debut season, where he also set the Eagles’ rookie record for most punt returns. In 2009, he recorded 62 receptions for 1156 yards. For his performances in the season, he was named to the 2010 Pro Bowl game.

In 2010, he had 47 receptions for 1056 yards. He recorded 22.5 yards per reception in 2010 and was the leader in that category for the year.  On the 19th of December 2010, in a match against the New York Giants, he returned a punt 65 yards for a touchdown to which led to his team winning in the last 14 seconds.  He received massive praise for this particular performance.

This incident is remembered as the Miracle at the New Meadowlands. In 2013, he had 82 receptions for 1332 yards.  From 2014 to 2016, he played for Washington Redskins. His best performance for the team came in 2014, where he had 56 receptions for 1169 yards. He recorded 20.9 yards per reception in 2014 and became the leader in that category for the year, once again.

He became the leader in this category again in 2016 with 17.9 yards per reception. From 2017 to 2018, he played for Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He returned to the Philadelphia Eagles for 2019 and 2020 but he is currently a free agent. In 2018, he recorded 18.9 yards per reception and once again made it to the top of the list in that category.


  • DeSean Jackson was named to the Pro Bowl game thrice in his career (2009, 2010, and 2013).
  • DeSean Jackson was the winner of the 2011 GMC “Never Say Never Moment.” for “Miracle At The New Meadowlands.”

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of DeSean Jackson in 2024

DeSean Jackson Net Worth
DeSean Jackson Net Worth

As of 2024, DeSean Jackson has garnered a net worth of $15 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as an American football player. He has been quite successful in his career and therefore it’s no surprise that he has garnered such a handsome net worth.

DeSean Jackson has been an awesome American football player and his work says that. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors, and thank him for the amazing sporting moments he has given us over the years.



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