Grant Hill Biography

Published on : 12 May, 2017

Facts of Grant Hill

Birth Name Grant Hill
Famous Name Grant Henry Hill
Father Calvin Hill
Mother Janet Hill
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Birth Place/City Dallas, Texas
Salary 1.975 million USD
Net Worth $180 million
Weight in KG 102 kg
Married Yes
Married to Tamia (m. 1999)
Children Myla Grace Hill, Lael Rose Hill
Date of Birth: 1972 October 5
Age: 44 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign:: libra


Grant Hill is one of the greatest basketball players of all the time. Currently, he retired from his professional career. Until retirement, he played with four teams in his professional career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) that includes Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, and Los Angeles Clippers. He also played college basketball at Duke University.

Early Life & College

Grant Hill born on October 5, 1972, and this makes his age 44 years at this time. His place of birth was Dallas, Texas. He is American. He is of African-American descent. His star sign is Libra. Upon completing high school, he landed his steps at Duke University and played four years with the Blue Devils. However, her mother wants to attend Georgetown while father chose the University of North California for him. He played outstandingly well during his college years and set many records in the game of basketball.

Professional Career

Grant Hill professional achievement left behind his college scores and stats. After graduating in 1994 from Duke, she was picked by the Detroit Pistons. He played with Detroit Pistons from 1994 to 2000. In his first season, she played remarkably well and averages 19.9 points, 6.4 rebounds, 5.0 assist, and 1.77 steals per game. In the year 1996; he participated, performed in Summer Olympics Atlanta as a member of US men’s basketball team, and manages to win the gold medal for his nation. On August 3, he agreed on a contract with Orlando Magic and played from 2000 to 2007. Later on, he played with Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers. On June 1, 2013, he took out his feet from playing career. He retired after having 19 seasons in NBA. 


Personal Life

Grant Hill personal life as perfect as his career. He married his girlfriend Tamia on July 24, 1999, after having an affair. Since getting married to now, they have been living happily together. Together, they have two children. Their first daughter; Myla Grace Hill born on 23 January 2002. On August 9, 2007, his wife Tamia gave birth to their second daughter named, Lael Rose Hill.

Grant Hill is the son of Janet Hill and Calvin Hill. He completed his graduation from Duke University with a dual specialization in history and political science. He is also popular for his endorsements. In year 1990s, she was the brand ambassador of soft drink Sprites. He was a spokesperson of McDonald’s. Moreover, he also endorsed for TAG Heuer, Fila, Adidas, and Nike. As of 2014, he made his appearance in ads for AT&T along with his wife Tamia.

Grant Hill is the philanthropist. He associated with charitable activities. Furthermore, he founded an organization in his hometown, Reston, Virginia, in order to help poor and needy people to pursue their education. He also made his appearances in television and films.

Interesting FACTS

Grand Hill has a standing height of 6’8”, which is around 2.03m. As of 2013, his salary is 1.975 million USD. He has a whopping net worth of $180 million. His fans followed him on Twitter. 


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