Nick Young is a well-known professional basketball player from America who plays in the NBA (National Basketball Association) for the Golden State Warriors. He has played basketball for several clubs like Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers.
Nick Young has also played college basketball when he was at the University of Southern California. Young plays in the small forward and shooting guard positions. Let’s find out how much is Nick Young’s net worth in 2018.
Nick Young Early Life
Nicholas Aaron Young was born on June 1, 1985, in Los Angeles, California to his parents Charles Young, Sr. and Mae Young.
He went to Cleveland High School in Reseda, California and has played for them. In their, he received several honors and was included in the ‘Top Seniors’ list. In 2003, he scored 56 points in a single game and made 23 games in another game.
From 2004 to 2007, Young went to the University of Southern California and played for them. He led his team in the 2007 NCAA Tournament.
In 2015, Nick Young was engaged to Iggy Azalea. They broke off their engagement a year later. He has got two children named Nick Young Jr. and Navi Young with Keonna Green. He has also dated Paloma Ford and Carol Rodriguez.
Je is the cousin of NBA player Kevon Looney, and rapper Kendrick Lamar. His nickname is Swaggy P and is available by this name on Twitter.
Nick Young Career, Awards & Achievement
At 2007, NBA Draft, Nick Young was selected by the Washington Wizards and became the 16th overall pick. He made his NBA debut against the Sacramento Kings in December 2007. In January 2009, he was fined $10,000 for participating in the antics of Gilbert Arenas.
In January 2011, he scored a career high of 43 points against Sacramento Kings. He remained with the Washington Wizards till 2012 and after that, he got traded with the Los Angeles Clippers. Following that, he helped the Clippers in clinching a berth against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
He played with them only till 2012. In July 2012, Young signed a one year contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. After finishing their contract, he got signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. In the 2013-14 Season, he made an average score of 17.9 points.
A year later, he again signed a contract of four years with the Lakers. He missed the first eight games of the season following a ligament on his thumb. In November 2014, he scored 29 points against Atlanta Hawks.
In June 2017, Nick Young became a free agent and his contract was not extended for the 2017-18 season. A month later, he signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors. In October 2017, he scored 23 points against Houston Rockets.
Awards & Achievements
Nick Young has made twice in the First Team All-Pac 10 in 2006 and 2007.He has received several first-team honors during his high school career. In 2007, HoopScoop named him as the seventh best player in the United States.
Net Worth of Nick Young
Nick Young has an estimated net worth of more than $9 million. This fortune comes from his career as a professional basketball player. He has played for several teams and has also played in his high school and college. In July 2014, his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers was worth $21.5 million for four years. His salary at that time was over $5 million. He has also got many assets like a property in Taran, California, and has got a collection of luxury cars.
Nick Young is considered one of the most popular NBA players in the world. He has been active in his career from a very young age. He has inspired many young people to play basketball and has played for many clubs. Being a free agent in 2017, Nick Young was quick to sign a contract with the Warriors.