Deanna Wong as she is popularly called is a professional volleyball player from the Philippines. She is one of the top Filipino athletes who play in the Setter position. She has won the Best Setter Award in 2018 when she played for Ateneo de Manila University Lady Eagles at the University Athletic Association of Philippines series.
Her full name is Maria Deanna Izabella Alvizo Wong and she hails from Cebu region of Philippines. She took good interest in volleyball at a young age and started playing when she was in school. She got good support from her parents and coach at this stage and went on to become a professional player.
Deanna Wong has played for the Lady Eagles team from 2016 till 2018. After that, she was part of Ateneo Motolite team for a few years till She got acquired by Choco mucho Flying Titans. In 2021, she was part of Team Choco Mucho. Currently, she is part of Philippines National Team in 2022.
Deanna Wong was born on the 18th of July 1998 in Cebu region of Philippines. Deanna Wong’s current age is 24 years.
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Deanna Wong belongs to a middle class Filipino family from Cebu. She began her primary education from Saint Theresa’s College in Cebu. She got interested in sports from a young age and started participating in volleyball tournaments when she was in school. She later completed her high school from University of San Jose Recoletos.
During her high school days, she was part of the school team and showed good promise of becoming a reliable player. She got professional training at this stage and started her career in volleyball. She also went ahead and completed her studies at Ateneo de Manila University. At the age of 17, she was part of her college team Ateneo de manila University Lady Eagles.
Deanna Wong played in the Setter position and earned a good name for herself within a short duration of time. She was part of UAAP Season 78,79 and 80 from 2016 till 2018. She even won the Best Setter Award during that time. In the year 2019, the Lady Eagles team managed to win the UAAP Season 81 championship.
Deanna Wong belongs to a Filipino family from Cebu region. Her father’s name is Dean Wong and her mother’s name is Judin Alvizo Wong. Both of them have supported Deanna’s career since childhood and even now take care of her sports assignments.
Deanna Wong is unmarried and her relationship status is single. Interestingly, she had a girlfriend named Jemo Galanza who is also a volleyball athlete. Deanna was open about her preference and both of them were seen together in public on many occasions. However, both of them broke up due to differences.
Deanna Wong is very tall and her height is a good advantage for her sports career. She stands tall at 5.8 feet and weighs around 70kgs. She has a strong built and has the ability to play for many hours. She has straight black hair but colours it often to change her outlook. She has fair complexion and attractive smile.
Deanna Wong started her career at a young age when she was in school. She got professional training and was part of Ateneo de Manila University Lady Eagles team in 2015. She played as a Rookie for the UAAP Season 78 in 2016. After that she played as a Libero for some time in the Season 79 and later played as a setter for the other seasons.
In 2018, she got the Best Setter Award in Season 80. In the Season 81, her team won the championships. There was some break for the next two seasons due to the Covid pandemic. During 2019, she played Premier Volleyball League. She played for Motolite at that time and was later picked by Choco Mucho Flying Titans for Season 4 Open conference.
Deanna played for Choco Mucho team at 2021 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship. She is currently playing for Philippines Women’s National Volleyball Team. She has won numerous awards in her career and was one of the nominees for Personality of the year in 2018 by Push Sports.
The net worth of Deanna Wong is around $2 million. She has played for top teams in her career and is very famous sports personality. She has a huge following of more than 1 million on Instagram and uses it to promote different brands and products. She owns a luxury car and villa in her hometown.
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Deanna Wong recently suffered an injury and was out of action for few months. Her father spoke to the media and confirmed the news about her injury. In another facebook post, Deanna’s mother had posted a video of fans waiting outside their home to meet Deanna.
Deanna’s mother had also warned her to be careful about scams running in her name on social media. Many people claiming to be close to her family started collecting donations for T shirts and other things.
Deanna Wong and Jema Galanza had a wonderful relationship for a few years. However, the relationship was stressed due to constant media exposure and the attention they were getting for same sex relationship. They broke up recently in 2022.