Daniel Gafford

Daniel Gafford is an American basketball player for the NBA team, Chicago Bulls. He played college basketball at the University of Arkansas for two seasons.

Bio & Family

Daniel Gafford was born on October 1, 1998, in Union County, Arkansas, United States. He is one of the five children of Wayne Gafford and Teresa Frazier. He was raised along with four siblings in El Dorado, Arkansas.

Gattford attended El Dorado High School in his hometown. He was committed to the University of Arkansas in 2015, where he started playing college football. He is now majoring in sport management.

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Career & Net Worth

Daniel played for the Arkansas Razorbacks for two seasons from 2017 to 2019. During his final season, he averaged 16.9 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks per game. Similarly, he was named to the 2019 SEC All-Defensive Team, and a 1st Team All-SEC pick.

The Chicago Bulls selected Gafford 38th pick overall in the 2019 NBA Draft. He officially joined the team on July 8, 2019. He made his NBA debut on October 26, 2019, coming off from the bench in an 84–108 loss to the Toronto Raptors with a rebound. However, during the first quarter of the game with the Washington Wizards on January 15, 2020, he sustained a dislocation of his right thumb with a laceration.


Daniel earns the average salary of $1,532,398 per year from the NBA team Chicago Bulls. But, his actual net worth is under review.

Personal Life

The 21-year-old is private when it comes to personal life. He is currently dating a girl named DaShundra Morgan.

Gafford first met his girlfriend DaShundra at an off-campus party during his freshman year at Arkansas. They started dating in 2017 and they have not revealed their recent status. He is active on social media but there are no pictures together so far.

Another: Daniel Jones

Height & Body Statistics

Daniel stands 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 meters) tall and weighs about 234 lbs (106 kg). He has brown hair and his eye color is dark brown.

Bio & Family
Name Daniel Gafford
Birth Name Daniel Gafford
DOB October 1, 1998
Place of Birth Union County, Arkansas, United States
Father’s Name Wayne Gafford
Mother’s Name Teresa Frazier
Siblings Four
Brother/s NA
Sister/s NA
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Religion Christianity
Birth Sign Libra
High School El Dorado High School
College/University University of Arkansas
Career & Net Worth
Profession NBA Player
Career 2019-present
Known For NBA, Chicago Bulls
Net Worth NA
Salary $1,532,398 Per Year
Notable Credits Named the top 10 finalists for the Kareem AbdulJabbar Award (2019)
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status NA
Husband/Wife Not Yet
Boyfriend/Girlfriend DaShundra Morgan (2017-?)
Engaged Not Yet
Wedding Date NA
Children Not Yet
Son/s Not Yet
Daughter/s Not Yet
Divorce Not Yet
Body Statistics
Height 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 meters)
Weight 234 lbs (106 kg)
Measurements NA
Shoe Size NA
Dress Size NA
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
  • Daniel became the top 10 finalists for the Kareem AbdulJabbar Award in 2019.
  • Earlier, he played football and he was a wide receiver until ninth grade in high school.
  • He became the SEC Player of the Week two times on November 19, 2018, and March 11, 2019.
  • His father Wayne is 6 feet 4 inches tall and his mother Teresa is 6 feet 3 inches tall.