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Emoni Bates Net worth, Age, Height, Parents, Girlfriend & More

Emoni Bates Net worth, Age, Height, Parents, Girlfriend & More

Last updated on: November 16, 2023

Emoni James-Wayne Bates, born on January 28, 2004, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is a professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA, under a two-way contract with the Cleveland Charge of the NBA G League.

His journey in basketball began at age three, often playing with a miniature basketball at home. Bates played for Lincoln High School in Ypsilanti, Michigan, during his freshman and sophomore years, where he led the team to a state championship as a freshman and was the first sophomore to win the Gatorade National Player of the Year boys’ award. His outstanding performance continued into his junior year at Ypsi Prep Academy, a school created by his father​.

Recognized as a top basketball prospect, Bates received scholarship offers from various top-tier colleges, including Michigan State, Michigan, and Duke. He initially committed to Michigan State but later de-committed to explore other options, eventually enrolling at the University of Memphis. His freshman season at Memphis was challenging, marked by injuries and a drop in NBA draft projections. Bates then transferred to Eastern Michigan University, his hometown team, for his sophomore year​.

In 2023, Bates was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 49th pick in the NBA draft and signed a two-way contract with them.

As of July 2024, Emoni Bates is 20 years and 5 months old, his estimated net worth is $0.5 million, and he stands at a height of 6 feet 9 inches (206 cm or 2.06 m) tall.

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Full Name

Emoni James-Wayne Bates




NBA Player



Cleveland Cavaliers (2023)

Best Known for

As an American basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA.

Jersey Number 



Small forward / Shooting guard

Current Team 

Cleveland Cavaliers (2023–Present)

Personal life

Date of Birth

28 January 2004


As of today, Emoni is 20 years and 5 months old.

Zodiac sign



Emoni Bates signature



Birth Place

Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.


Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.

School / College / University

Lincoln (Ypsilanti, Michigan)

Ypsi Prep Academy (Ypsilanti, Michigan)

Memphis (2021–2022)

Eastern Michigan (2022–present)



Race / Ethnicity


Food Habits





Emoni Bates's right hand tattoos
Emoni’s right hand tattoos
Emoni Bates's left hand tattoos
Emoni’s left-hand tattoos

Physical Stats & More


  • In feet: 6′ 9″
  • In Centimetres: 206 cm
  • In meters: 2.06 m


  • In kilograms: 81 kg
  • In Pounds: 179 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Chest Size: 40″
  • Biceps Size: 15″
  • Waist Size: 36″

Shoe size

18 US

Eye color


Hair Color



Emoni Bates with family

Emoni Bates is a talented basketball player with a family that loves basketball too. His dad, Elgin “E.J.” Bates, used to play basketball in Kentucky Wesleyan College. After college, he played basketball in countries like Germany and Switzerland. When he finished playing basketball in Europe, he came back home to Ypsilanti, Michigan, and that’s where he met Emoni’s mom, Edith Bates.

E.J. has been teaching Emoni basketball since he only three years old. He taught him basketball and improved his skills. After he stopped playing basketball, E.J. started teaching other young players. He runs a basketball training group called Bates Fundamentals. He also coaches a team for young players, and Emoni plays on this team. E.J. even made a new school called Ypsi Prep Academy to help Emoni and other kids get better at basketball and get more people to notice them.

Emoni’s mother, Edith Bates, has always supported his basketball career. She works at UPS as a logistics supervisor and is also connected to the American Red Cross. Edith is often seen watching Emoni’s games and cheering for him.

In terms of siblings, Emoni has an Elder brother named Elgin Bates Jr… He currently pursuing in the music industry.


Elgin Bates

Emoni Bates with father Elgin Bates Emoni Bates parents, mother Edith and fatehr Elgin


Edith Bates

Emoni Bates and mother Edith

Emoni Bates with mother Edith Bates
Emoni Bates with mother Edith Bates


Elgin Bates Jr. (Elder brother) (Musician)

Emoni Bates with brother Elgin Bates Jr



Emoni Bates with his grandfather

Relationship & More

Marital Status


Marriage Date


Girlfriend and Dating History

According to our research, Emoni is currently not involved in any romantic relationships.

Favorite Things


Net worth 2024

$0.5 million

As of July 2024, Emoni Bates’ estimated net worth is $0.5 million. He primarily makes money from his basketball career.

In 2023, Emini signed a two-way contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers and this is his main source of income. Apart from this, he may earn extra by doing endorsements, sponsorships, and other basketball-related activities.

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Car collection

Currently, we don’t have any proof that he owns a car, as we get details, we will update here.


Currently, we don’t have any proof that he owns a house, as we get details, we will update here.

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