What Is Devale Ellis’ Net Worth? His Income Source, Salary and Finances

August 25, 2023   | March 22, 2024  | 

    Devale Ellis’ net worth began to decline shortly after his waiver from the NFL in the late 2000s, but thanks to his supportive wife Khadeen Ellis, he made his way to stable finances. The footballer-turned-actor learned from financial difficulties & living paycheck to paycheck and now stands with a fortune in millions.

    So, fans are curious about how Devale made money. What are his income sources? Let’s get the details below.

    Key Takeaways

    • Devale Ellis has a net worth of $3 million in 2024.
    • Ellis, a former NFL player, struggled with finances after his playing career was cut short due to injuries amid the 2008 financial crisis.
    • He and his wife Khadeen Ellis overcame the monetary struggle after learning financial management.
    • They co-created a YouTube channel ‘The Ellises’ which has over 468K subscribers now.
    • Davale’s current career as an actor and podcaster earns him a significant sum of money.
    • Ellis and his spouse live with their four kids in their $2.3 million house.

    How Much Is Devale Ellis’ Networth In 2023?

    As of 2023, Ellis owns an estimated net worth of $3 million. While it’s true that his NFL career sought him a considerable sum, what makes him a millionaire now, is his career as an actor & podcaster. His alleged annual earning is in the 6-digit figure, i.e. hundreds of thousands of dollars.

    Ellis’ Struggle With Finances Post-NFL Career

    In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, Devale Ellis began to struggle with finances in 2010 after his NFL career was sidelined due to injuries. An undrafted pick of the 2006 NFL Draft, Devale Ellis played in the NFL from 2006 to 2009, with Detriot Lions and Cleveland Browns. As reported, he was making around $500k per year.

    However, his investments in stock and properties were in deep waters due to the financial crisis. Added that he was unemployed after his NFL departure, he faced financial difficulties & had to move back to his grandma’s Brooklyn apartment with his then-fiancee (now wife) Khadeen Ellis.

    How Devale Ellis Overcame Monetary Struggle?

    During an interview on the Tamar Hall Show on February 11, 2023, the former NFL player (now actor) addressed his phase when he was living paycheck to paycheck and how he overcame it. After he lost his investments in stocks, Devale discussed his situation with his future wife Khadeen who was working as an assistant retail manager at MAC cosmetics.

    Devale Ellis with his wife & kids
    Devale Ellis’ wife has a significant contribution to his net worth rise

    In that crucial situation, his partner stood by him and also encouraged him. They learned about financial management and investments. In 2011, they created a YouTube channel ‘The Ellises’ and a few years, later, Devale kickstarted his career as an actor, which would gradually lead them to stability.

    Income Source And Salary Revealed!

    Money’s flowing in from more than one direction for Devale. Along with his YouTube content, he makes a decent sum through his acting career. As an actor, he has appeared in numerous films and TV shows such as Single Black Female, A Christmas Fumble, Sistas, Everything’s Trash, Zatima, and more.

    However, his exact salary is yet to be revealed. The reported salary range for actors in the US is $31,691 to $861,330, with an average of $154,747. They may also receive hourly pay of $15.41. As a result, Ellis might be securing the same amount.

    Devale Ellis Makes Considerable Money From YouTube

    Ellis has found substantial success through his YouTube venture, “The Ellises,” launched on October 18, 2011, alongside his wife. With 468k subscribers and a total of 85,153,498 views, their content often featuring funny skits with their three sons, Jackson, Kairo, and Kaz has resulted in noteworthy financial gains.

    According to Socialblade, the channel secures estimated monthly earnings ranging from $342 to $5.5k, with yearly earnings estimated at $4.1k to $65.6k.

    Earnings From Other Business Ventures

    Besides acting gigs and YouTube content, Ellis has ventured into some pretty cool stuff to bring in the bucks with his partner. Their acclaimed podcast, “Dead Ass,” a recipient of the prestigious Webby award, where they dig deep into the nitty-gritty of black love, marriage, and family stuff costs $4.50 per month.

    Furthermore, the duo is also the face behind the popular “Black Love” show that everyone’s glued to. Ellis also generates a staggering amount from partnerships, endorsements, and merchandise. The merch outfit prices range from $35 to $65.

    Author Of NY Times Best-Selling Books

    Teaming up with his wife, Ellis authored the New York Times bestselling book, “We Over Me: The Counterintuitive Approach to Getting Everything You Want from Your Relationship.”

    Devale Ellis' net worth got an aid from book sales
    Devale Ellis & his wife Khadeen are co-authors

    This literary gem published by Rodale Books on February 7, 2023, is now available for $25.11. With each sale, Davale adds to his earnings.

    Devale And His Wife Khadeen Ellis Own Million Dollars Worth House

    The prominent Hollywood figure owns a residential property located at 40 Club Court in Alpharetta, Georgia, which he & his spouse bought on January 15, 2021, for $2.3 million. It’s a two-story building with a conventional architectural style which has a total of 10 rooms, including 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, and 3 partial bathrooms.

    The living area of the house is 6,808 sq. ft., excluding the garage, porch, or basement. The land size is 30,928 square feet.