He was born in Maryborough, Victoria and was recruited by St. Mary's out of the Australian Institute of Sport.
During his college career at St. Mary's, he was named WCC Player of the Year in 2012. His #4 jersey became just the second jersey ever retired by St. Mary's.
His sister, Yana Dellavedova, played basketball at Long Beach State University. He also has a sister named Ingrid. He married his longtime girlfriend Anna Schroeder in July 2017.
He became teammates with LeBron James after the superstar's return to his hometown team, the Cavaliers, in 2014.