Desmond Bane parents are Etieno Ekiko and Marissa Bane from Richmond, Indiana. Desmond grew up alongside his sister named Anna.

Desmond's dad left him when he was 13 and lived in Abuja.

He moved along with Marissa living in his aunt and uncle's home; at age two, he lived with his grandfather. 

Bane is a professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzles of the NBA. He played college basketball for TCU Horned Frogs and earned Big 12 newcomer of the week honors.

As a freshman, he scored nine points for TCU in the NIT championship game against Georgia Tech.

In 2022, Desmond led Memphis in scoring with 34 points during a 119-118 Game 4 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA playoffs first round. 

Desmond Bane Childhood Story

Desmond Bane mother Marissa Bane was 18 years old when he was conceived.

His dad left Marrisa alone with their children. Some reports suggest Treston Bennett from Indiana is his father.

Desmond stated that his mom was only 19 when his father left; she was inexperienced as a mother.

Marissa looking preety in a blue one piece dress.
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As his dad left them, the three often moved around and lived with their aunts and uncle.

Desmond lives with his great-grandparents; his mom lives in Indianapolis with daughters Jaylin and Ariyah Wright.

He meets Marissa during the holidays and often stays in touch with Etieno.

Etieno Ekiko Is A Businessman

Etieno Ekiki is a businessman from Nigeria. He is the CEO of Damuze Ventures. 

Etieno lives in in Abuja, Nigeria.
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He was born on August 31, 1980, in Uya Oro, Nigeria. He belongs to the African ethnicity and has Nigerian nationality.

Ekiko is a Sr. Business Development Manager at Nusaed. He also worked for Zefa Investment Limited in 2012. His brother Imo Ekiko is a senior business application expert at Blue Cross Shield of North Carolina.

According to his Facebook account, he is currently engaged and lives in Abuja, Nigeria.

Marissa Bane Loves Basketball

Marissa was born on May 24, 1980, in the United States. 

Desmond Bane's mom Marissa resides in Indianapolis with her new partner Terrill Haley. She married Terrill on December 8, 2013. 

Merissa with Desmond, Anna, Aliyah and Jaylyn.
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Though she resides in Indianapolis, Marissa always supports her children and motivates them to achieve their goals. She enjoys spending time with her children and exploring new destinations with them.

Marissa enjoyed the 2023 new year with her son and daughter in Memphis, Tennessee. She has posted many pictures of them on her social media account.

Her Instagram username is @marissa_chantal1980 and her Facebook username is @Marissa Bane (Marissa Bane). 

Meet Desmond Bane Siblings

Desmond Bane has three sisters Anna Bane, Ariyah Tanae Wright, and Jaylyn Wright.

He shares a close relationship with his siblings and often spends time together.

1. Anna Bane

Desmond Bane elder sister Anna Bane graduated from Colorado State University with a psychological degree. 

Like her brother, she was also interested in basketball and soccer. She shares a strong bond with his brother.

Desmond and Anna at Ellie Caulkins Opera House on May 21, 2018.
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Anna wished Desmond a happy birthday through her Instagram account on June 26, 2018, with the caption "Happy 20th birthday to my little buddy! I love you. Keep making everyone proud. Big things to come big dawg."

She lived with her grandmother Sandy Bane in Colorado. She adores spending time with her friends and exploring new destinations. 

Anna spend her vacation in Destin, Florida on May 31, 2022. Her Instagram account username is @banetrain_11 and her Facebook username is @Anna Bane.

2. Ariyah Tanae Wright

Ariyah lives in Richmond, Indiana. She studied at the Test Middle School.

Ariyah with Chance Saylor and her daughter.
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She is married to Chance Saylor and has a daughter named Alaia Ri’lynn Saylor born on April 22, 2022.

Ariyah usually spent time with her husband and children. Her Instagram username is @ariyah.wrightand her Facebook username is @Ariyah Wright.

3. Jaylyn Wright

Jaylyn Wright is a sales associate at Victoria's Secret. She studied pediatrician at the University of Pennslyvania.

She also worked as a sales associate at Finish Line. She adores spending time with her sisters and friends.

She updated her Facebook cover picture of her sisters and mother with the caption forever on February 5, 2021.

Jaylyn is active on Facebook with the username @Jaylyn Wright and her Instagram username is @vollyball_jaylyn11.

More On Desmond Family

Desmond Bane spent his childhood with his great-grandparents Bob Bane and Fabbie Bane. He grew up playing baseball with Bob Bane.

His great-grandfather used to coach him. He studied at the Seton Catholic school and Bob helped him make all the correct decisions.

Desmond with Bob and Fabbie Bane.
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He played baseball for one year in high school and began focusing on basketball after eighth grade. His great-grandmother Fabbie grew up in New Mexico. 

He is close with his uncle Imo Ekiko. He posted a picture with his uncle on his Instagram account on November 18, 2022, with the caption "Still Standing Tall."

Desmond Bane girlfriend name is Tatum Talley. Tatum is a fitness teacher and a yoga instructor.

She completed her bachelor's degree of Arts in Communication and media studies from Texas Christian University.

Bane also has a son named Armani Jordan Bane.

Desmond and Tatum announced they are expecting.
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Talley announced she and Desmond were expecting a baby through her Facebook account on February 8, 2022