Bam Adebayo Biography

( 1997 - )
February 19, 2020
First published on:December 3, 2018
by Jack Ol

Facts of Bam Adebayo

Date of Birth: 1997, July 18
Age: 23 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Edrice Femi "Bam" Adebayo
Birth Place Newark, New Jersey
Famous Name Bam Adebayo
Horoscope Cancer
Father John Adebayo
Mother Marilyn Blount.
Net Worth $5 million
Salary $2,955,840
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
Weight 255 lbs
Position in Team Power forward/ Center
Current team Miami Heat
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Profession basketball player
Started career as basketball player
Currently Working For Miami Heats
Awards North Carolina Mr. Basketball
University attended University of Kentucky
School attended Northside High School
Graduated year 2016-2017
Squad No 13

Bam Adebayo is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2020, Edrice Femi "Bam" Adebayo currently plays for the Miami Heat as their Power forward/ Center. The 14th overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft, Bam played college basketball for Kentucky for a year. He was also selected for the NBA All-Star 2020 and also won the NBA Skills Challenge in 2020.

As a Power forward/Center, Adebayo reportedly earns around $3,454,080 as his yearly salary from Miami Heat in 2020. Further, Edrice Adebayo has an estimated net worth of over $5 million.

What is the Annual Salary of Bam Adebayo?

Edrice Femi "Bam" Adebayo has an estimated net worth of over $5 million as of 2020. 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 earns $3,454,080 in 2020 as his annual salary. He had a cap hit of $2,955,840 in 2018-19 and a dead cap of $6,409,920.

Year Salary/ Earnings
2017 $2,490,360
2018 $2,955,840
2019 $3,454,080
2020 $5,115,492 (option)

The deal also includes a year option with a salary of $5,115,492 for 2020-21.

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

Bam Adebayo Personal Life; Who is his Girlfriend?

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. During the time of his draft, Bam reportedly spent the night with two beautiful ladies, who were rumored to be his girlfriends at that time.

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.

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

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 the 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 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 Quick Facts

  • 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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