Devon Petersen is a South African professional darts player and a pundit for Sky Sports. He has qualified for the PDC World Championship on seven occasions with his best result coming in 2014, 2019 and 2021 when he reached the last 16. Petersen has become popular for dancing on to the stage to Shakira’s “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)” before his matches.
Devon Petersen Biography
Devon Petersen is a professional darts player. Also known as ‘The African Warrior’, he works as a pundit for Sky Sports. Having played darts since 2004, he initially qualified for the PDC World Darts Championship in 2011. Since, he has defeated Norman Madhoo, José Oliveira de Sousa, and many more. Through his participation in Tournaments like World Matchplay, World Grand Prix, Players Championship, and Grand Slam, Petersen has already proved his talents. As a matter of fact, he reached the last 16 in the 2014, 2019, and 2021 PDC World Championships.
Devon Petersen Physical Measurements
The height of Devon Petersen is 6 feet 1 inch tall and he looks tall when standing with his friends. He was born on 4 June 1986. His age is 36 years. Though he is a little tall as compared to his friends still he manages to maintain his weight. His weight is around 62KG and he always exercises to maintain that. He loves to do exercises regularly and also tells others to do that. According to Devon Petersen, you must have to do exercise regularly to stay fit. His body measurements are not available currently, but we will update them very soon.
Devon Petersen Personal Information
Devon Peterson is happily married to his wife Taryne Petersen. As the couple leads a low-key life, details regarding how their relationship started have not surfaced on the internet. We will, however, keep you updated. Devon and his wife Taryne Peterson have two children together; a son and a daughter. Their names are Devon George Petersen II and Tayla Lucille Petersen. Taryne gave birth to their son in June 2018. Likewise, Tayla was born on September 18, 2020. The couple recently celebrated their daughter’s first birthday. Petersen also dedicated an Instagram post to Tayla on the occasion.
Devon Petersen Career
He qualified for the 2011 PDC World Darts Championship as the South African champion. He qualified for the 2011 PDC Pro Tour as one of four semi-finalists from the second day of the Pro Tour’s Q School. Petersen retained the South African Open in 2011 to qualify for the 2012 PDC World Darts Championship, where he edged out José Oliveira de Sousa 4–3 (legs) in the preliminary round to reach the last 64 for the second successive year.
He represented South Africa with Shawn Hogan in the 2012 PDC World Cup of Darts and together they defeated Spain 5–2 in the first round. Petersen took a year away from darts in 2013 to recuperate from an arm injury. He returned to form in the 2019 World Championship reaching the Last 16 his best run since 2014 beating Wayne Jones, Ian White, and Steve West before narrowly losing to Nathan Aspinall. Petersen entered the Top 32 in the world before the commencement of the 2020 PDC Players Championship Finals, but lost 3–6 to Luke Humphries, averaging 101.46 against Humphries’ 99.65.
Devon Petersen Net Worth
Devon Petersen has an estimated Net Worth of $2 million – $4 million. His career earnings reportedly amount to up to £228,784. Apart from Darts, Devon might also earn through various brand endorsements and partnerships. It is, however, yet to be confirmed. Petersen’s work as a darts commentator in Sky Sports also pays him handsomely for sure. Moreover, with his hard-earned money, the darts player surely leads a comfortable life.
Devon can be found on Instagram as @imthedevonpeterson. His feed is a collection of inspirational quotes and aesthetic selfies. You can also follow him on the social media platform to stay updated about his life. He is also on Twitter.
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