|Date of Birth:||1998, March 3|
|Age:||20 years old|
|Height:||6 Feet 8 Inch|
|Birth Name||Jayson Christopher Tatum|
|Famous Name||Jayson Tatum|
|Birth Place||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Currently Working For||Boston Celtics|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Weight in KG||93 Kg|
|Affair with||Samie Amos|
|Children||Christopher Tatum Jr.|
|Started career as||a small forward for Boston Celtics|
|Awards||NBA All-Rookie First Team (2018), Third-team All-ACC (2017), Jordan Brand Classic (2016), Gatorade National Player of the Year (2016)|
|School attended||Chaminade College Preparatory School|
|University attended||Duke University|
|Full Name||Jayson Tatum|
|Current team||Boston Celtics|
|Position in Team||Small Forward|
|Birth Date||March 3, 1998|
|University Team||Duke Blue Devils men's basketball|
|No. of Twitter Followers||373K|
|No. of Instagram Followers||2.1m followers|
|No. of Siblings||one|
Tatum was picked third overall in round one in 2017 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics. He was also included in the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2018. As of 2019, he has $6 million in net worth and his salary is $6.17 million. Furthermore, he has broken up with his girlfriend Samie Amos and is back with his baby momma, Toriah Lachell.
Jayson Tatum was born as Jayson Christopher Tatum on 3rd March 1998, in St. Louis, Missouri, to father, Justin Tatum, and mother, Brandy Cole. His birth sign is Pisces. By nationality, Tatum is an American and he belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. He has two younger siblings sister Kayden and brother Jaycob, both from his father’s other relationship.
Tatum enrolled at Chaminade College Preparatory School where he initially began playing basketball. During his freshman year, he recorded 13.3 points and 6.4 rebounds per game. He was also named 2013 Metro Conference Co-Player of the year as well as led the team to both MCC and Missouri Districts 2 crowns.
The following year, he averaged 26.0 points with 11.0 rebounds per game.
Further, Tatum scored 25.9 points, 11.7 rebounds, as well as 3.4 assists per game as a junior. And as a senior, he averaged 29.6 points with 9.1 rebounds per game.
Presently, the basketball star, Jayson Tatum is signed to Boston Celtics where his base salary is recorded to be $6.17 million in 2018 season. His earning in 2017 was reported to be $5,645,400 and is expected to make $7,830,000 in 2019 which will gradually increase to $9,897,120 in 2020 and to $12,985,021 in 2021.
As of 2019, he has an estimated net worth is around $6 million.
Apart, he also has an endorsement deal with many renowned brands including Imo’s Pizza and Nike. He is expected to make huge amount as a part of the endorsement deal. Moreover, he can be seen carrying a Beat by Dre headphone everytime while traveling during the game which is quite sure that he also has an endorsement deal with the brand.
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Tatum also promotes the brand through social media posts. Tatum was even featured in the cover of the NBA 2k playgrounds 2, a 2017 sports video game developed by Saber Interactive.
He averaged 16.8 points with 2.1 assist and 1.1 blocks per game.
At the end of his freshman year at Duke, he announced he would forgo his final 3 years of collegiate eligibility and enter 2017 NBA Draft, where he was anticipated as a 1st round selection.
On 22nd June 2017, Tatum was the pickled 3rd overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics, which made his the team’s 2nd straight choice pick #3 after Jaylen Brown, the previous year. In the 2017 NBA Summer League event at Utah, he averaged 18.7 points along with 18.7 points and 2.0 assists with 2.3 steals as well as 9.7 rebounds.
In Las Vegas, Tatum scored 17.7 points with 8.0 rebounds, 1.0 assist, and 0.8 blocks in nearly thirty-two minutes. Following his outstanding performance, he was named a member of the All-Summer League 2nd Team alongside Kyle Kuzma, Wayne Selden Jr., Cheick Diallo, and Bryn Forbes.
Tatum made his NBA debut against Cleveland Cavaliers where he scored a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
On May 22, 2018, Jayson Tatum was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. Tatum is a starting player of Celtics this season and has been a star in the team's incredible performance. On December 31, 2018, he recorded a double-double against Spurs but should not prevent his team from the loss.
Tatum has also represented his national side, United States playing at various tournaments including “2014 FIBA U17 Championship” and “2015 FIBA U19 World Championship”.
Tatum, who is six feet eight inches tall and 93 KG, is a proud father of one child. He introduced his baby boy, Christopher Tatum Jr. to the world via an Instagram post on 13th January 2018.
Most recently, Tatum allegedly broke up with his current girlfriend Samie Amos for Toriah Lachell, the woman that he has a child with. Rumor has it that he was dating both Amos and Lachell at the same time.
The now ex-girlfriend posted an intact paragraph shredding Tatum on Instagram, calling the NBA star easily replaceable and full of flaws.
Looking forward to his love life, previously, Tatum was in an open relationship with his fellow Dukie, Samie Amos. Samie is a duke volleyball player.
Tatum is also famous for his tattoos. He recently got two on his thigh, on one he can be seen holding his son wearing St. Louis Cardinals jersey while on another is about an apocalyptic bomb cloud with “St. Louis” written on the top and “Till the world blows” written on the bottom.