Trae Young 2021: Net worth, salary, and endorsements
Trae Young is an NBA player currently playing for Atlanta Hawks. He was born in Lubbock, Texas, on September 19, 1989. Trae’s parents, Candice and Rayford Young, played professional basketball in Europe.
Trae Young started playing high school basketball for Norman North High School in Oklahoma. He then played a year of college basketball at the University of Oklahoma.
In the 2018 NBA Draft, Dallas Mavericks selected him with the fifth overall pick but exchanged him for the third overall pick, Luka Doncic. Young made it to the All-Rookie first team and was an NBA All-Star by his second season.
Young usually plays at the point guard position and has been using the No 11 jersey.
NBA All-Star (2020)
NBA All-Rookie First Team (2019)
Consensus first-team All-American (2018)
Wayman Tisdale Award (2018)
NCAA season scoring leader (2018)
NCAA season assists leader (2018)
McDonald’s All-American (2017)
Jordan Brand Classic (2017)
After 149 games in his NBA career, Young has averaged 23.7 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 8.6 assists per game. (Last updated: January 8, 2021)
He currently averages 25.9 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 8.4 assists per game in the 2020-21 season.
Young is currently on a rookie-level contract with the Hawks. According to Spotrac, his base salary for the 2019/20 season is $6,273,000. IB Times estimated the net worth of Trae Young to be at least $5 million, which they believe will be on the rise.
Young had signed a multi-year endorsement deal with Adidas before coming into the NBA draft in 2018. Young sports Adidas shoes while playing in the NBA.
Young founded the Trae Young foundation in 2019 with an aim to continue education for mental health. According to their website, the foundation “will inspire and help make a positive impact on all children and adults from all walks of life who suffer from Mental Health problems.”
Recently, Young has helped in clearing medical debts of more than $1 million for families in Atlanta. Additionally, he won the January NBA cares community assist award for his contributions towards charity.
Trae Young’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheTraeYoung
Trae Young’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/traeyoung/
|Height||6′ 1″ (1.85 m)|