Jeremy Lin Biography

( 1988 - )
September 9, 2019
First published on:January 7, 2017
by John Max

Facts of Jeremy Lin

Date of Birth: 1988, August 23
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign:: virgo
Birth Name Jeremy Shu-How Lin
Birth Place Torrance, California
Famous Name Jeremy Lin
Father Gie-Ming Lin
Mother Shirley Lin
Net Worth $16 million
Salary N/A
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Working For Brooklyn Nets
Currently Married Unknown
Affair with Unknown

Jeremy Lin is an American professional basketball player who currently plays as a Point guard for the Beijing Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). Previously, he played as a point guard or shooting guard for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association. He started his NBA career with Golden State Warriors and has also played for New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Charlotte Hornets and Shenzhen Leopards (a team affiliated to Chinese Basketball Association).

Lin currently has an estimated net worth of $16 million. Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, Lin earned Northern California Player of the Year honors as a senior in high school. After receiving no athletic scholarship offers, he enrolled in Harvard University, where he became a three-time All-Conference player in the Ivy League.

Net worth - $16 million

As of 2019, Jeremy Lin's estimated net worth is around $16 million, mostly earned through his NBA career. While playing for Brooklyn Nets, Jeremy Lin's salary is reportedly around $11.48 million as of his contract with the current club signed in 2016. 

Lin had his most recent contract with the Toronto Raptors which was of 1 year / $697,358. He has made the career earnings of $65,750,412 in his nine NBA seasons.

 
 
 
 
 
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Jeremy Lin is an avid fan of Dota 2 video game. Other than that, he is a philanthropist and believes in charity and kindness towards society.

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Jeremy Lin posing in front of the luxurious car
SOURCE: Instagram

On Oct 26, 2016, he donated $1,000,000 to Harvard University to help the undergraduate financial aid and renewal to Lavietes Pavilion.

Endorsement Deals 

Once, Jeremy Lin was a popular endorsed person. However, he has turned down most of the sponsorship deals he has been offered. He said that he refused tens of millions of dollars of endorsement opportunities during the peak of his career. "I do think my purpose is to play basketball, play well, and play for the glory of God," he stated. Lin called business outside of basketball "definitely secondary to my primary job".

Until now, he has endorsed Volvo, Nike (2010-14), Steiner Sports and since 2014, he is a popular face of Adidas too.

Girlfriend

As of 2019, Jeremy Lin is single and the basketball superstar remains unmarried. In 2014, Madame Tussauds revealed the wax figure of his likeness at the San Francisco branch but so far his miss perfect remains a mystery.

As he is a very secretive person, Jeremy Lin's current relationship status remains under the shade and unaddressed by the NBA star. His teammate revealed that he once had a girlfriend in college. He was also once rumored to be dating Kim Kardashian

According to the Christian Post which cites MediaTakeOut as it’s source claimed about the rumors saying "She thinks [Jeremy] is cute, and she’s good friend’s with [Knicks teammate Carmelo Anthony’s wife] Lala. It’s going to be a double date.

Jeremy Lin is an evangelical Christian. He has a deep faith in the blessings of Jesus Christ. He hopes to become a pastor who can work for non-profit organizations. His younger brother named Joseph played basketball for the Fubon Braves. His older brother Josh was a student of dental at New York University.

Short Bio

Jeremy Lin was born on August 23, 1988, and as of 2019, he is 30 years old. Born in Torrance, California Lin's nationality is American and belongs to mixed Asian ethnicity. He is the son of Shirley Lin and Gie-Ming Lin and the NBA star's birth sign is Leo.

Jeremy Lin was raised in a Christian family in the bay area of the San Francisco City of Palo Alto. His parents emigrated from Taiwan to the United States in the mid of 1970s.

Professional Career

He received the athletic scholarship from Harvard University, where he emerged as a successful basketball player. Jeremy Lin professional achievement left behind his college scores.

Jeremy Lin with his Colleague
SOURCE: Instagram

From 2012 to 2014, he played for the Houston Rockets. Prior to playing with Rockets, he played for New York Knicks and Golden State Warriors. On July 13, 2014, he got picked by the Los Angeles Lakers and played with the Lakers from 2014 to 2015.

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On July 9, 2015, he agreed to a two-year, $4.3 million contracts with the Charlotte Hornets. On July 7, 2016, he agreed to a three-year, $36 million in contracts with the Brooklyn Nets. On October 26, 2016, he played against the Boston Celtics and scored 18 points in a 122-117 loss.

Others

Jeremy Lin is also popular on youtube. He has many videos on YouTube with YouTube celebrities like Nigahiga and Kev Jumba. In 2014, he became the content partner of Whistle Sports Network.


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