Ekpe Udoh Biography

( 1987 - )
December 7, 2018
First published on:December 7, 2018
by Holvic Marvin

Facts of Ekpe Udoh

Date of Birth: 1987, May 20
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Ekpedeme Friday Udoh
Birth Place Edmond, Oklahoma
Famous Name Ekpe Udoh
Horoscope Tauras
Father Sam Udoh
Father Nationality Nigerian
Mother Alice Udoh
Net Worth 10 million
Salary $3,360,000
Past Team Fenerbah├že
Siblings Esther Udoh, Sefon Udoh, Eddie Udoh
School Location Edmond, Oklahoma
University Team College of Michigan, Baylor College
Career Earnings $21,252,593
No. of Twitter Followers 106,000
No. of Instagram Followers 170.3k
Weight 111 kg
Position in Team Power Forward, Center
Current team Utah Jazz
Nationality American
Ethnicity African
Profession Player
Came to fame after 2016-17 EuroLeague
Started career as Basketball player
Currently Working For Utah Jazz
Current City Oklahoma City
University attended University of Michigan, Baylor University
School attended Edmond Santa Fe
Graduated year 2010
Currently Married No
Squad No 33
Caps $3,360,000

Ekpe Udoh is an American professional Player player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Ekpedeme Friday Udoh currently plays for the Utah Jazz as their Power Forward/Center. Ekpedeme Udoh has played for other teams like Fenerbahçe, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Bnei Herzliya, and Golden State Warriors.


As a Power Forward/Center, Ekpedeme Friday Udoh reportedly earns around $3,360,000 as his yearly salary from Utah Jazz. Further, Ekpedeme Friday Udoh has an estimated net worth of over $10 million.

Early Life of Ekpe Udoh

Ekpedeme Friday Udoh was born on May 20, 1987, in Edmond, Oklahoma to parents Sam Udoh and Alice Udoh. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to African ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Tauras.  Ekpe Udoh grew up with his three siblings, his brother Eddie Udoh and his two sisters Esther Udoh and Sefon Udoh.

Ekpedeme Udoh attended Edmond Santa Fe in Edmond, Oklahoma where he played for his high school basketball team.

CAPTION: Ekpe Udoh In A Game SOURCE: Alchetron

After completing high school, Ekpedeme Udoh enrolled at University of Michigan, Baylor University and played for the College of Michigan, Baylor College. Ekpedeme Friday Udoh, in his college career, held an average of 8.4 points and 6.3 rebounds. 

Ekpe Udoh's Professional Career

His professional career started in 2010 after he was selected by the Golden State Warriors but he was unable to make his NBA debut due to a wrist injury. After that, he was in Bnei Herzliya in 2011 for the NBA Lockout. 

On March 13, 2012, he was traded with Milwaukee Bucks in exchange of players Andrew Bogut and Stephen Jackson.

Ekpe signed with Los Angeles Clippers on September 3, 2014, and then on July 28, 2015, he signed a contract with Turkish club Fenerbahce in which he stayed for 2 years and on July 21, 2017, signed a contract with Utah Jazz and has been playing there since then.

Ekpe is listed 9th in the payroll in Utah Jazz whereas Rudy Gobert, Derry Favors,  Ricky Rubio,  and Joe Ingles are listed as the four highest-paid players in the Utah Jazz. Rudy Gobert, another player from Utah Jazz believes Ekpe Udoh to be the best defender in the world.

Ekpe Udoh's Achievements and Awards

Ekpe Udoh won EuroLeague Final Four MVP and EuroLeague champion in 2017. He also won Turkish League All-Star in 2017 and the Turkish President’s cup in 2016.

Ekpe Udoh's Net Worth

As of 2018, Ekpedeme Friday Udoh has an estimated net worth of over $10 million. He reportedly signed a  contract with Utah Jazz and has an average salary of $3,360,000 annually.

Ekpedeme Friday Udoh so far has made earnings of $21,252,593 from his entire NBA career.

Other than being a famous NBA Power Forward, Center, Ekpedeme Friday Udoh is pretty famous in social media with 159k followers on Instagram and 106k followers on Twitter.

Personal Life of Ekpe Udoh, Social Life

Ekpedeme Friday Udoh seems to be single having no current affairs. There has been no news or reports of him having a committed relationship with anyone.

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Ekpedeme Friday Udoh helps his local community by starting a book club, also by setting up home camps for different purposes, and also by participating in local events.

Ekpe Udoh Facts and stats

The Famous NBA star is 6 ft. 10 inches in height and weighs around 111 Kilograms. He is very good on the Defensive end in the game because of his height. Ekpedeme Friday Udoh is not only a world-class athlete but also is a very attractive individual. 

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