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Full NameDeann Watson
First NameDeann
Last NameWatson
ProfessionCelebrity Mother
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseDon Richardson
No Of Children4

Deann Watson is the proud mother of an American football quarterback player, Deshaun Watson

He plays for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League “NFL.” 

He used to play football in his college at Clemson. He led his team to win the National championship in 2016

Before, he used to play for Houston Texan, where he was selected in the 2017 NFL draft in the first round.

Deshaun is also rewarded by Pro Bowl in his honors of three seasons as Houston’s primary starter

He became very professional when he was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft by the Texans in 2017

Deann Watson with her son Deshaun Watson.
Deann Watson with her son Deshaun Watson. Source: Pinterest

Deshaun's journey to his career as a famous American football quarterback:

Deshaun was born on September 14, 1995, in Gainesville, Georgia, United States. He grew up in his birthplace. 

His parents were Deann Watson, his mother, and Don Richardson, his father. 

He grew up with his siblings Detrick and Tyreke, his two brothers, and Tinisha, his sister. He studied at Gainsville Highschool in his hometown. 

He started playing football since from his highschool. 

He led his team from Gainesville to the state championship when he was in junior year, and he managed to make it to the semi-finals in his senior year. 

After his playing and achievements, people started to notice him. He used to get exciting offers from many colleges, too, while he was in high school. 

Later he joined Clemson University. He was ranked the no.1 quarterback recruit by ESPN 300 for the 2014 class

He suffered from an ACL injury in his freshman year, because of which he had to get surgery on his left knee to repair his injury. 

He was undefeated and led his team Clemson undefeated, by 12-0 in his sophomore year. 

For the first time, he won the ACC Championship game in 2011. He was the MVP of the ACC championship game

He led his team, Clemson, to victory over the team called Oklahoma Sooners in the orange bowl championship, and because of this, he was also named Orange Ball Offensive MVP in 2015.

He was the ACC Offensive player of the year, and he won the Davey O'Brien Award, which made him ACC player of the year

He also won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and many other awards. After three years, in 2016, he graduated with a degree in communication.

How was the relationship between Deann and her son Deshaun?

They had a strong and very close relationship that people could never wonder about. Deann is a warrior. 

She always tried to provide for and fulfill the needs of her four children. She was the only one to look after her children. 

Her husband was never around to look for his family. Deann was the mother and also the father of her children. 

Her son Deshaun said that he didn't really notice it as all his friends had fathers, but for him, his mother is the only person he’s going to rely on, and he will focus on her. 

They didn’t use to own a house while growing up, but now they have a home on Kirby Drive

Deann overcomes her Stage-5 tongue cancer:

She was battling cancer while she had a financial breakdown and her son Deshaun was a sophomore in high school. 

Life was really hard for her at that time. She was diagnosed with stage five cancer, and she ended up removing her tongue surgically. 


In 2021, shocking news surfaced that 24 women had filed a lawsuit against Deshaun

About 24 women who are professional massage therapists came forward with allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault by the football quarterback. 

Deshaun denied all the allegations put against him and also was able to settle the case with 20 women. 

However, some women didn't withdraw the case, which led Deshaun out of the field for a year. He was only able to play after being traded to Cleveland Browns.

Not only this, but he also lost endorsement deals from Nike and Beats By Dre, and other companies also didn't want to be involved with him in the future. 

This was not all, but on August 18, 2022, because of these allegations, Deshaun was suspended for 11 games and was liable to pay a $5 million fine. 

Relationship status:

Deshaun Watson is currently in a long-term relationship with Jilly Anais. She is a social media personality, pop star, and musician. 

They met for the first time in 2019 at a restaurant in Los Angeles called Catch restaurant

Deshaun was the one who initiated the conversation and DMed her on her Instagram. They went public with their relationship on Halloween of 2019.  

She is seen supporting her boyfriend amid the civil lawsuits.

Deann Watson son Deshaun Watson with his girlfriend Jilly Anais.
Deann Watson son Deshaun Watson with his girlfriend Jilly Anais. Source: Instagram

Net Worth:

Being a professional NFL Player, he is earning a good amount, and his net worth is estimated at $4 Million

His source of income is a Professional NFL Player.

Net WorthSource
$4 MillionProfessional NFL Player


  1. Her son is 27 years old, born on 14 September 1995 in Gainesville, Georgia, United States.

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Updated On Tue Nov 01 2022 Published On Tue Nov 01 2022 By shaumya

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