Caleb Swanigan

by MKhanal 06 Dec,2018
Caleb Swanigan
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 9 Inch
Weight in KG 118 kg
Personal Info
  • Father Roosevelt Barnes
  • Mother Tanya Swanigan
  • Birth Name Caleb Sylvester Swanigan
  • Net Worth $2 Million
  • Birth Country Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Religion Christian
  • University attended Purdue University
  • School attended Homestead High School

Caleb Swanigan is a former American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Caleb Swanigan was signed for the Portland Blazers as their Power forward. He previously played for Sacramento Kings after being drafted in the 2017 NBA draft team. 

As a  Power forward, Caleb Swanigan reportedly earned around $1,740,000 as his yearly salary from Blazers. Further, Caleb Swanigan had an estimated net worth of over $2 million.

Death of Caleb Swanigan

Caleb passed away on June 20, 2022, at 25. The star's exact cause of death has not been released. The news was first published by WANE 15, and Purdue Men's Basketball later confined it on Twitter. The Allen County Coroner's Office confirmed to WANE 15 that Swanigan died of natural causes. In December 2020, Caleb was arrested with marijuana and was sentenced to 180 days suspended. The cremation ceremony will be held shortly. 

Caleb Swanigan's Net Worth and Salary

Caleb Swanigan had an estimated net worth of over $2 million as of 2022. In 2019, The player signed to Sacramento Kings with his annual salary reported as $1,740,000. 

He previously signed a three years $5,239,080 contract with the Portland Trail Blazers in 2017. 

Year Salary
2018 $1,740,000
2019 $2,033,160
2020 $3,665,787
2021 $5,410,702

Besides being a famous NBA star, Caleb Swanigan is pretty famous on social media. On Instagram, he has 41k followers with 5k  likes on average and on Twitter, he has about 18.8k followers and 8k likes on average.

Personal Life of Caleb Swanigan

Caleb Swanigan is the son of Roosevelt Barnes and Tanya Swanigan. His father is a retired football linebacker for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League and a current sports agent.

Caleb Swanigan had grown up in an unstable home. His mother, Tanya, tried to raise six kids while his father, Carl Sr., struggled with crack-cocaine addiction. 

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As for his relationship status, He was still single. Caleb Swanigan had no affairs, wife or kid. 

Early Life of Caleb Swanigan

Caleb Swanigan was born on April 18, 1997. His father's name is Roosevelt Barnes, and his mother's name is Tanya Swanigan. As per his nationality, he is American. Further, his star sign is Aries. 

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Caleb Swanigan attended Homestead in 2015, where he played for his high school basketball team.

Caleb played for Portland in the early daysSOURCE: Heightline

He was Swanigan attended a basketball camp led by NBA former coach John Lucas. He used to wear the same number as Barnes, number 44.

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In his high school career, Caleb Swanigan held an average of 22.6 points and 13.7 rebounds. After completing high school, Caleb Swanigan enrolled at Purdue University.

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In 2015- 2016 Caleb Swanigan scored 6 points and grabbed ten rebounds. He scored 27 scores by missing only one. It was also his highest-scoring game against Wisconsin in Purdue's.

The professional career of Caleb Swanigan

Caleb   Swanigan was drafted in the first round, the 26th overall pick by the Portland Trail Blazers on June 22, 2017. He played from 2017-19 for the team.

Caleb Swanigan  SOURCE: Purdue Athletics

Caleb recorded 16.1 points, 10.6 rebounds, 2.25 assists and 1.4 steals per game during the event, including the Summer League Championship game.

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On February 7, 2019, he was traded to the Sacramento Kings for Skal Labissière.

Facts of Caleb Swanigan

Here are some basic facts on Caleb Swanigan

  • He was born on April 18, 1997.
  • He holds the nationality of America.
  • He is 6ft 9 inches tall.
  • He is the 12th best-paid player of the Portland Trail Blazers this year. 1st is Damian Lillard.

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