Late Dwayne Haskins Bio, Age, Death, Accident, Parents, Wife, Career, Teams, Stats

Date Updated: May 22, 2024

Birth Date May 3, 1997
Death Date April 9, 2022
Birth Name Dwayne Haskins Jr.
Nickname Simba
Birth Place Highland Park, New Jersey, United States
Residence Potomac, Maryland
Ethnicity Afro-American

Quick Stats
Age 27 years
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality American
Height 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m)
Weight 104 kg (230 lbs)
Religion Christianity
Relationship Status Married
Wife Kalabrya Gondrezick-Haskins

Dwayne Haskins Jr. was a professional American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for three seasons. He was also selected by Washington Redskins in the first round of the 2019 NFL draft but was released after less than 2 seasons due to his inconsistent play. 

Short Bio and Early Life:

Dwayne Haskins was born on May 3, 1997, in Highland Park, New Jersey, United States. He was born to his parents Dwayne Haskins Sr. and Tamara Haskins. He also has a younger sister named Tamia Haskins. Although he was born in Highland Park, his family moved to Potomac, Maryland, when he was in the ninth grade.

He attended Bullis School where he played football from 2013 to 2016. After graduating from Bullis, he decided to attend the University of Maryland over Rutgers University to play football but later on changed his mind and attended Ohio State University after Maryland football coach Randy Douglas Edsall was fired mid-season. 

Unfortunately, he died recently at a very young (24 years) on April 9, 2022. He was hit by a dump truck in South Florida, where he was training with his several teammates including Nazi Harris and Michelle Trubisky

According to Florida Highway Patrol, he was walking on Interstate 595 when he was struck by a dump truck while he was attempting to cross the westbound lanes of the highway and died at the scene. 

Career and Net Worth:

In 2016, he redshirted his first year with the Buckeyes. In the following year, he was a backup to J. T. Barrett where he completed the season with 40 of 57 passes for 565 yards. Similarly in 2018, he went to have a record-setting campaign in his sophomore season. His performance in this 2018 season earned him several awards such as the Kellen Moore Award, Sammy Baugh Trophy, Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year, and so on. 

Late Dwayne Haskins in action | Source: Haskin's Instagram

In January 2019, he announced that he would forgo his remaining two years of college and entered the 2019 NFL Draft. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the first round of the NFL Draft. Although the jersey number 7 was officially retired by the Redskins in the honor of quarterback Joe Theismann (whose career ended due to a leg injury), Dwayne requested and was given permission to wear it. 

On January 21, 2021, he signed with the Pittsburgh steelers where he was named the third-string quarterback behind Ben Roethlisberger and Mason Rudolph. He has an estimated net worth of around $3 Million. 

Personal Life: Who was Dwayne Haskins Dating?

Haskins was nicknamed Simba which was taken from the 1994 film The Lion King. He used the nickname and the movie’s story as motivation and incorporated it into his personal clothing brand, Kingdom of Pride. 

Dwayne was actually married to Kalabrya Gondrezick-Haskins. She supported him throughout his career and deserves much credit. We don’t have any information on whether they have a child or not. 

Height, Weight, Body Measurements:

Dwayne stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and weighs around 104 kg (230 lbs). His shoe size is 12.5 US. 

Profession, Education & Net Worth
Profession American Football Quarterback
High School Bullis School
College Ohio State University
Active Years 2016 - Present
Net Worth $3 Million (Approx.)
Salary Not Known
Detailed Physical Stats
Height 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m)
Weight 104 kg (230 lbs)
Shoe Size 12.5 US
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Relationship Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight

  1. Kalabrya Gondrezick-Haskins (Wife)
    • Wedding Date: Not Known
    • Wedding Location: Not Known
Late Dwayne Haskins with his wife  Kalabrya Gondrezick-Haskins | Source: Haskin's Instagram Late Dwayne Haskins with his wife Kalabrya Gondrezick-Haskins | Source: Haskin's Instagram
Family Life
Father Dwayne Haskins Sr.
Mother Tamara Haskins
Siblings Has one younger sister.
  1. Tamia Haskins (Not Known)
Children Not Known
  • Self: Afro-American