Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson 2021: Net worth, salary & endorsements

Zion Williamson is often considered the biggest prospect in the NBA after LeBron James. He was three years old when LeBron made his NBA debut. Born on July 6, 2000, in Salisbury, North Carolina, Williamson attended Spartanburg Day School.

Williamson played college basketball with the Duke. In his first season, he was named ACC Player of the Year, ACC Athlete of the Year, and ACC Rookie of the Year. After impressing in his first season, Williamson earned a place in the NBA with New Orleans Pelicans with the first overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.

Williamson usually plays in the power forward position and could be spotted among his Pelicans teammates with his No 1 jersey.

Dec 25, 2020; Miami, Florida, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) controls the ball against the Miami Heat during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Zion’s father, Lateef Williamson, was a football defensive lineman during his high school days while his mother Sharonda Samspson was a sprinter who later became a middle school physical education teacher.

Zion is known to be together with his high school girlfriend, Tiana White.

Major achievements

Career highlights and awards

NBA All-Rookie First Team (2020)

Consensus National College Player of the Year (2019)

Consensus first-team All-American (2019)

ACC Athlete of the Year (2019)

ACC Player of the Year (2019)

Wayman Tisdale Award (2019)

Karl Malone Award (2019)

ACC Rookie of the Year (2019)

ACC Tournament MVP (2019)

South Carolina Mr. Basketball (2018)

Zion Williamson stats

Currently, in the 2020-21 season, Zion averages 21.4 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 1.1 assists per game. Moreover, in his one season of college basketball with Duke, he has averaged 22.6 points, 8.9 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game.

Zion Williamson 2021 net worth

Recently, Celebrity net worth estimated Zion Williamson’s net worth as $8 million. With the kind of talent he possesses, his net worth could significantly increase with years to go by.

In his rookie season, Zion signed a record sneaker deal with Nike. Moreover, Nike officially announced that it had signed Zion to an exclusive shoe contract on July 23, 2019 in a deal reportedly worth $75 million over five years, which gives him $15 million per year. It is the largest rookie shoe deal in NBA history in terms of annual pay- more than LeBron James’ first Nike shoe deal that paid him $12.4 million per year over 7 years.

It might not be long before we see Zion Williamson as one of the biggest stars in the NBA and his market presence could rise accordingly.

Jan 2, 2021; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) shoots a free throw against Toronto Raptors during the third quarter at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

Zion Williamson charity

Williamson made a notable charity contribution in his first NBA season. Soon after the NBA suspended its league, he pledged to pay for the salaries of all the employees of the Smoothie King Center for 30 days.

How to contact Zion Williamson?

Zion Williamson’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/zionwilliamson?lang=en

Zion Williamson’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zionwilliamson/?hl=en

Age 20
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Tiana White
Nationality American
Team New Orleans Pelicans
Rings Nil
Height 6′ 6″ (1.98 m)
Weight 129 kg
Wingspan 2.08 m
Endorsements Nike, 2K Sports, Gatorade, Mountain Dew