- Birth Name Al-Farouq Ajiede Aminu
- Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia
- Famous Name Al-Farouq Aminu
- Father Aboubakar Aminu
- Mother Anjirlic Aminu
- Net Worth $30 million
- Salary $8.04 million
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Black
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Helina Tekeste Aminu
- Divorce N/A
- Children N/A
The highly confident Al-Farouq Aminu is one of the prominent names in the world of basketball. He is a professional basketball player who played for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association. He started his professional NBA career with the Los Angeles Clippers. Aminu also played for New Orleans Hornets and Dallas Mavericks. He is also the player of the Nigerian Basketball team.
Portland Trail Blazers is happily married to Helina Tekeste Aminu and together they have a daughter. He earns a decent amount of the salary of $ 8.04 million from Portland Trail Blazers basketball team.
Al-Farouq Aminu's Early Life
Aminu was born on September 21, 1990, and Atlanta, Georgia, the United States was his birthplace. He was born to parents Aboubakar Aminu and Anjirlic Aminu. He holds an American nationality and he is of African and American descent. His birth sign is Virgo.
His brother, Alade Aminu is a prominent basketball player.
Al-Farouq Aminu's Professional Life
Prior to earning fame as a successful NBA player, he started his early basketball career by playing at Norcross High School. While studying at the high school, the Rivals.com ranked him number #7 in the nation and #13 by Scout.com. He was in good form throughout his freshman, sophomore, junior and senior year. As a senior, he averaged 23.1 points and 11.2 rebounds.
Just after accomplishing his high school career, he went to play with Wake Forest. He played for Wake Forest from 2008 to 2010. After 2 years of his college career, he appointed an agent and declared for the 2010 NBA Draft. The Los Angeles Clippers selected him in the eighth overall pick. He played his best game against New Orleans Hornets while playing for the Clippers. In 2011, he was traded to New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans.
Later, he also played for Dallas Mavericks from 2014 to 2015. In 2015, he signed a four-year, $30 million contract with Portland Trail Blazers. He also excelled in the Intl. game of basketball. He managed to represent the Nigerian Basketball team. He also had shown his proficiency in the 2012 Summer Olympics. His career stats are inspirable.
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Al-Farouq Aminu's Personal Life
Sorry girls but this handsome player is not available for you. He is married to Helina Tekeste Aminu. He loves his wife more than his life. They were dated together before their marriage. They also had some marvelous time together. After spending some time together and knowing each other properly they reached the decision of their wedding.
Together they are blessed with a beautiful daughter. Currently, they are happy in their married life. There is no any issue of divorce between the lovely couple. He also not engaged in an extramarital affair. Aminu has never been part of any controversy. He is busy in his professional career, but he maintained a perfect balance between professional life and family life.
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Al-Farouq Aminu's Net Worth
Aminu signed a four-year ($30 million) contract with Portland Trail Blazers. His present salary is $ $6,957,105 and his net worth is reported to be $30 million. He has so far made the NBA career earnings of about $42,459,696.
The NBA star also owns a house in Los Angeles, California.
He is widely popular on social networking sites. His uploaded photos are available on Instagram. A lot more info about his life and bio can be viewed on Wiki.