Bam Adebayo Biography

( 1997 - )
December 3, 2018
First published on:December 3, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of Bam Adebayo

Date of Birth: 1997, July 18
Age: 21 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Edrice Femi "Bam" Adebayo
Famous Name Bam Adebayo
Father John Adebayo
Mother Marilyn Blount.
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Birth Place Newark, New Jersey
Currently Working For Miami Heats
Salary $2,955,840
Net Worth $5 million
Weight in KG 116 kg
Squad No 13
Profession basketball player
Started career as basketball player
Awards North Carolina Mr. Basketball
School attended Northside High School
University attended University of Kentucky
Graduated year 2016-2017
Full Name Edrice Femi "Bam" Adebayo
Current team Miami Heat
Position in Team Power forward/ Center
Horoscope Cancer
Birth Date July 18, 1997
School Location Pinetown, North Carolina
Points 32.2
Rebounds 18
University Team University of Kentucky
Career Earnings $10 million
No. of Twitter Followers 68.3 k
No. of Instagram Followers 196 k
Height 6 feet 10 inch
Weight 255 lbs

Bam Adebayo is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Edrice Femi "Bam" Adebayo currently plays for the Miami Heat as their Power forward/ Center.


As a Power forward/Center, Adebayo reportedly earns around $2,955,840 as his yearly salary from Miami Heat. Further, Edrice Adebayo has an estimated net worth of over $5 million.

Bam Adebayo Early Life

Bam Adebayo was born on July 18, 1997, in Newark, New Jersey to parents John Adebayo and Marilyn Blount. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Black ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Cancer.

As a child, his mother gave him the nickname " Bam Bam " when he looked at The Flintstones at age one and flipped over a coffee table in a way similar to the Bamm-Bamm Rubble show.

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Adebayo attended Northside High School in Pinetown, North Carolina where he played for his high school basketball team. Edrice in his high school career held an average of 32.2 points and 18 rebounds. He moved to the High Point Christian Academy in High Point, North Carolina after his Junior Season.

Bam averaged 18.9 points per game in his senior season at HPCA, 13.0 rebounds per game, 1.4 blocks per game and 1.5 assists per game. Rivals ranked Bam in the top 10 (No. 6) ESPN (No. Six). Sport 247 (No. 14) and (No) Scout. 15) Tab him in the 2016 class as a top-15 prospect. Bam has previous experience in basketball in the USA and was named a MaxPreps All-American in 2013.

Bam Adebayo's Net Worth

As of 2018, Edrice Femi "Bam" Adebayo has an estimated net worth of over $5 million. He reportedly signed a 3-year contract worth $8,900,280 with Miami Heat.

Further, the NBA player has an annual average salary of $2,955,840 with a guaranteed sum of $8,900,280. Adebayo so far has made earnings of $10 million from his entire NBA career. He will have a cap hit of $2,955,840 in 2018-19 and a dead cap of $6,409,920.

Kept aside Edrice financial earnings, his personal assets includes home and cars. Further, the NBA Player Bam earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.

Bam Adebayo Professional Career

College career:

After completing high school, he enrolled at the University of Kentucky and played for it. His friends Malik Monk, De'Aaron Fox, and Wenyen Gabriel joined him. On 7 December 2016, Adebayo won the Valparaiso Crusaders with 16 points and 7 rebounds in an 87-67 win.

Year Team Games played Games started Minutes per game Rebounds per game Assists per game Steals per game Blocks per game Points per game
2016-17 Kentucky 38 38 30.1 8.0 .8 .7 1.5 13.0

After heartbreakingly lost in the Elite Eight, Bam declared his entry into the 2017 NBA draft on 5 April 2017 and signed an agent twenty days later. Adebayo averaged 13.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game in 38 games for Kentucky in 2016 - 17.

NBA Career:

Adebayo is of Nigerian descent, Yoruba. On 22 June 2017, Bam was selected by the Miami Heat with the 14th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.

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On 1 July 2017, he signed a rookie-scale contract with Heat and joined the NBA Summer League team in 2017.

Year Team Games played Games started Minutes per game Rebounds per game Assists per game Steals per game Blocks per game Points per game
2017-18 Miami 69 19 19.8 5.5 1.5 .5 .6 6.9
Career   69 19 19.8 5.5 1.5 .5 .6 6.9

Bam announced his intention to play in the 2018 NBA Summer League. Bam plays along with Dwyane Wade, Hassan Whiteside, Josh Richardson, Dion Waiters, Goran Dragic in Miami Heat.

Bam Adebayo Personal Life

The Famous NBA star is 6 feet 10 inches tall in height and weighs around 116 kg lbs. Edrice Femi "Bam" Adebayo is not only a world-class athlete but also a very attractive individual.

Other than being a famous NBA Power forward/Center, he is pretty famous in social media. Moreover, he has 196k followers on Instagram and 68.3 k on his Twitter account.

No information is available about his relationship and affair. Furthermore, he appears to focus on building his career and keeps his romantic relationship hidden from the general public.

Adebayo has always been supported by his family in his career upliftment.

Facts and stats of Bam Adebayo

  • Birth Name: Edrice Femi "BamAdebayo
  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey
  • Age: 21 years
  • Salary: $2,955,840
  • Net Worth: $5 million

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