Billy Donovan Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Son, Height
Billy Donovan is an American former basketball player who is currently the head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA.
Early Life of Billy Donovan
Billy Donovan was born on 30th May 1965, in Long Island, New York, the United States of America. As of 2019, he is 54 years old and his birth sign is Gemini. Billy is the son of Bill Donovan Sr (father) and Joan Donovan (mother).
Donovan’s Childhood with two Sisters
He grew up with his two sisters, Karen Reilly, and Susan Donovan. His father was the third-leading scorer of the Boston College Eagles men’s basketball team.
Billy holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethical background. He attended St. Agnes Cathedral High School in Rockville Centre where he played for his high school basketball team. Later, he started as Point Guard. St. Agnes where he won the Long Island Catholic High School Championship.
Who is Billy Donovan’s Wife?
With his successful basketball career as both player and coach, Billy’s personal life is also successful. Donovan married his high school sweetheart, Christine Donovan. They first met back in high school and after several years of dating, in the year 1990, they got married.
The couple has four children, three sons – Bryan Donovan, Connor Donovan, and William Donovan III as well as a daughter Hasbrouck Donovan.
Their son William Donovan III followed Billy’s career path. He decided to pursue a career in coaching and in the year 2016, he was named the head coach of the Saint Francis High School basketball team.
How much is Billy Donovan’s Net Worth and Salary?
Billy Donovan has an estimated net worth of around $14 million as of 2022. He has earned most of his net worth as the head coach of the Florida Gators men’s basketball team at the University of Florida. He has been the head coach of the Florida Gators since the year 1996.
Billy reportedly signed a six contract with the University of Florida and brought the University of Florida from mediocrity to back-to-back national championship. He has an annual salary of around $3.9 million.
Body Measurement (Height and Weight)
Billy Donovan stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches and his body weight is around 78 kg. He has grey hair and his eyes are dark brown in color.
Billy Donovan’s Career
- Billy started his career after he acquired a scholarship to Providence College.
- He was not a starter, during his first two seasons Donovan was able to get an average of two points per game in his freshman year and three points as a sophomore.
- In 1987, he got to the 1987 All-Big East first team, the 1987 Big East All-Tournament team, and was an honorable mention All-American.
- After signing a year contract with the Knicks, he was reunited with his college coach.
- Billy served as a reserve guard and averaged 2.4 points and 2.0 assists over 44 games.
- He didn’t receive any NBA offer by the end of 1988.
- Thus, he came to a conclusion on giving up a long-term future as a professional basketball player and decided to pursue a career as a coach.
- Currently, Billy is the head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA.
- Billy started up as an assistant coach at the University of Kentucky. Donovan was able to lead the team to the final four.
- Following his success, he was then recruited by Marshall University as the head coach.
- In the year 2015, he penned a contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder replacing their former coach Scott Brooks.
- He has been the head coach for the Thunder to date. The Thunder hasn’t won many trophies.
- Still, he is doing his best to keep the team in position.