Dalton Knecht Biography

Dalton Knecht is leading the charge of Tennessee Volunteers in college basketball. The 6-foot-6 forward is creating buzz by smashing records throughout his career so far. Since January, he’s been scoring an impressive average of 24.4 points per game in the Southeastern Conference (SEC). People are amazed at the way he performs on the court. He’s so good at making layups, dunks, and 3-point shots that his chances of getting picked early in the NBA draft have shot up. Now, he’s seen as a potential top pick in the draft.

Dalton Knecht Early Life, Family & Education

Dalton was born on 19th April 2001 in Fargo, North Carolina. Corey Knecht and Carrie Knecht are the proud parents of rising basketball star Dalton Knecht. Growing up with no siblings, Dalton found solace in shooting hoops for hours outside his house. Accompanying him during those sessions was the family’s Rhodesian Ridgeback, Nico.

His height was around 5’8″ when he started playing basketball in the 10th grade. He attended Prairie View High School. He grew significantly tall when he was in the 11th grade. His height at that point was 6’1″. He scored an average of 21 points and grabbed 6.5 rebounds per game when he was in his final year of high school.


After his high school journey in basketball, he did well, even during his college life. Knecht’s college basketball journey started at Northeastern Junior College, then went to Northern Colorado, and finally ended up at Tennessee. Here’s how it went, Northeastern Junior College – In his first year, he scored an average of 13.3 points, grabbed 2.9 rebounds, and made 1.1 assists per game. Then in his second year, his stats shot up to 23.9 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game. 

When he joined the Bears, he contributed 8.9 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in his first year. But it was his last year that got everyone talking when he led the Big Sky Conference with 20.2 points per game and 7.2 rebounds per game. Knecht’s decision to switch to Tennessee paid off big time. He’s been named SEC Player of the Week multiple times, scoring his highest points ever and making crucial plays for the Volunteers.

Dalton Knecht Biography

Real Name Dalton Douglas Knecht
Birth Date 19 April 2001
Age (as of 2024) 22 Years
Birth Place Fargo, North Dakota, United States
Profession Basketball Player
College Northeastern Junior College
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 6” – in Centimeters – 198 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 97 kg  –  in Pounds – 213 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown


Father Corey Knecht
Mother Carrie Knecht

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend? None

Personal Life

As of now, Dalton Knecht’s relationship status remains private. His focus seems to be entirely on his basketball career. Knecht maintains an active presence on social media platforms, sharing glimpses of his life both on and off the court. He has around 54k followers on his verified Instagram account @daltonknecht3. Fans can follow him on Instagram and Twitter for updates.

Dalton Knecht Net Worth

Knecht’s has an approximated net worth of around $750,000. His NIL deal and endorsements contributed significantly to his financial profile. Notable endorsements include The Volunteer Club and The Players’ Lounge.

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