JJ Redick Biography

March 10, 2020
First published on:March 10, 2020
by Jack Ol

Facts of JJ Redick

Birth Name Jonathan Clay
Birth Place Cookeville, Tennessee
Famous Name "JJ" Redick
Birth Date June 24, 1984
Father Ken Redick.
Mother Jeanie Redick
Net Worth $35 million
Salary $13,486,300
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Nationality American
Profession NBA player
Currently Working For New Orleans Pelicans
Married to Chelsea Kilgore

Jonathan Clay who is known as "JJ" Redick is an American professional basketball player who is currently signed to New Orleans Pelicans. He has been the part of many NBA giants such as Orlando Magic, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers. The two time ACC Player of the Year was also awarded the Consensus national college player of the year in 2006.

The former Duke Blue Devils shooting guard was selected in round 1, Pick 11th overall by the Orlando Magic in 2006 NBA Draft. Born on June 24, 1984, in Cookeville, Tennessee, Redick graduated from Duke University with a major in history and a minor in cultural anthropology.

JJ Redick Net worth and Salary in 2020

JJ Redrick is the renowned face in the NBA. He has an estimated net worth of around $37 million in 2020. He currently plays for Pelicans with whom he signed a 2 year / $26,500,000 contract in 2019. His annual average salary is $13,250,000. He salary for 2020 is reported to be $13,486,300.

Year Salary
2019 $13,486,300
2020 $13,013,700

When he began his career with Orlando Magic in 2006 he received $2.34 million as signing amount and his salary was around  $1.8 million. He left Orlando in 2012 and was signed by Milwaukee Bucks where he has earned $6 million. But he left Milwaukee after a year and joined Los Angeles Clippers in 2013 where he signed $6.5 million worth of contract.

After playing three years he left Clippers and joined Philadelphia 76ers in 2017 where he signed a contract worth $23 million.

2018/19 Philadelphia 76ers $12,250,000 ($12,451,939*)
2017/18 Philadelphia 76ers $23,000,000 ($24,050,494*)
2016/17 Los Angeles Clippers $7,377,500 ($7,840,472*)
2014/15 Los Angeles Clippers $6,792,500 ($7,299,779*)
2012/13 Milwaukee Bucks $6,000,000 ($6,697,191*)
2011/12 Orlando Magic $6,750,000 ($7,659,710*)
2008/09 Orlando Magic $2,139,720 ($2,504,738*)
2007/08 Orlando Magic $2,000,160 ($2,458,949*)
2006/07 Orlando Magic $1,860,720 ($2,348,991*)


When J. Redick signed a 2 year / $26,500,000 contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, including $26,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $13,250,000. In 2019-20, Redick will earn a base salary of $13,486,300, while carrying a cap hit of $13,486,300 and a dead cap value of $13,486,300.

Similarly this year in NBA, players like Chandler Parsons have earned $25,102,512,  Nicolas Batum has earned $25,565,217 and CJ Miles has gained $8,730,158.

Redick is having sponsorship from the world-famous brands like Adidas and Nike but so far he has not disclosed his actual earnings in front of the media. 

Married to Chelsea Kilgore

Redick is a married man and has tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Chelsea Kilgore. The couple married on June 26, 2010. Redick and Chelsea started dating in 2008 and were engaged to each other in June 2009.

They have two beautiful kids Knox and Kai.

J.J.-Redick and Chelsea-Kilgore SOURCE: Instagram @Jredick

Chelsea Kilgore is an American Pilates instructor and fitness professional who is very well known in her profession, she and Redick started dating each other since 2008 and they used to know each other since high school days.

Redick sons, Knox and kai SOURCE: Instagram @Jredick

After four years of marriage, the couple welcomed their first child in August of 2014 and they named him Knox. Redick and Kilgore had their second child Kai in August 2016.

Family BackGround 

Redick is the son of Jeanie whose father's name is and Ken Redick. His father used to play basketball at Ohio Wesleyan University for two seasons. NBA Shooting Guard has four siblings, he has twin sisters whose names are Catie and Alyssa, his younger brother's name is David and his youngest sister's name is Abigail and every one of them is an athlete. 

Redick whole family SOURCE: Instagram @Jredick

His twin sister Catie and Alyssa are the basketball player who used to play from Campbell University. His brother David used to be the player of the Marshall University football team but due to health issue, he quit his career. His other sister whose name is Abigail played basketball for Virginia Tech and Drexel University.

Awards and Achievement

  • Ten-time ACC Player of the Week
  • ACC Athlete of the Year: 2006
  • ACC Player of the Year: 2005, 2006
  • ACC Tournament Most Valuable Player: 2005, 2006
  • John R. Wooden All-American Team: 2006
  • Adolph F. Rupp Trophy Player of the Year: 2005, 2006
  • Associated Press First Team All-American: 2005, 2006
  • Associated Press Player of the Year: 2006
  • The Sporting News National Player of the Year: 2006
  • United States Basketball Writers Association's Oscar Robertson Trophy College Basketball Co-Player of the Year: 2006
  • Naismith College Player of the Year National Player of the Year: 2006
  • John R. Wooden Player of the Year Award: 2006
  • Lowe's Senior CLASS Award: 2006
  • National Association of Basketball Coaches Co-Player of the Year: 2006
  • James E. Sullivan Award: 2005
  • Anthony J. McKelvin Award (ACC Athlete of the Year for all sports): 2006
  • 2002 McDonald's All-American.
  • Won state championship for Cave Spring High School of Roanoke, scored 43 points in that game.

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