CJ McCollum Biography

December 27, 2018
First published on:December 27, 2018
by Sam

Facts of CJ McCollum

CJ McCollum is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, CJ McCollum currently plays for the Portland Trail Blazers as their Shooting guard. CJ McCollum has played for another team like Idaho Stampede in 2014.


As a Shooting guard, CJ McCollum reportedly earns around $25,759,766 as his yearly salary from the Portland Trail Blazers. Further, CJ McCollum has an estimated net worth of over 29 million.

Early Life of CJ McCollum

CJ McCollum was born on September 19, in 1991. His father's name is Errick McCollum I and his mother's name is Kathy Andrews. As per his nationality, he is American. Further, his star sign is Virgo. He grew up along with his brother named Errick McCollum. He is also a professional basketball player.

CJ McCollum attended GlenOak inCanton, Ohio where he played for his high school basketball team.

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CJ McCollum was named the Gatorade Ohio Player of the Year for the 2008–09 season. After completing high school, CJ McCollum enrolled at Lehigh in 2009 and played for the Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball.

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CJ McCollum averaged 19.1 points and 5.0 rebounds per game. He was also named as conference player of the year and made Patriot League history.

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Later he increased his averages to 21.8 points and 7.8 rebounds per game as a sophomore.

Personal Life of CJ McCollum

CJ McCollum is the son of Errick McCollum I and Kathy Andrews. His father Errick McCollum I was also a basketball player. Along with his dad, his brother Errick McCollum is also a basketball player.

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CJ McCollum has a basketball family which seems that he has big support from his family members.

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CJ McCollum also has a girlfriend named Elise Esposito. He has been dating her for several years. In fact, she is a graduate of the same university where McCollum was enrolled, Lehigh University.

But there is no any news of them on planning for marriage. It seems as if they are taking their time for a special moment.

CJ McCollum's Salary and Net Worth

As of 2018, CJ McCollum has an estimated net worth of over $29 million. He reportedly signed a four-year contract with Portland Trail Blazers in 2013 which guarantees an annual salary of $25,759,766. 

Year Salary
2017 $23,962,572
2018 $25,759,766
2019 $27,556,959
2020 $29,354,152

Other than being a famous NBA  player, CJ McCollum is pretty famous in social media and has 884k followers on Instagram, 50k likes on average and  273 followers on twitter with 1,597.

CJ McCollum Facts

Here are some facts on CJ McCollum

  • He was born on September 19, 1991
  • He holds the nationality of America
  • He is 6 ft 3 inch tall
  • He's the 2nd best-paid player of the Portland Trail Blazers this year. 1st is Damian Lillard
  • He's the 10th best-paid guard this year


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