Nerlens Noel

by John Max 12 May,2016
Nerlens Noel
Body Stats
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Nerlens Noel
  • Birth Place Malden, Massachusetts
  • Famous Name Nerlens Noel
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Father Yonel Noel
  • Mother Dorcina Noel
  • Net Worth $13
  • Salary $1.7 million
  • Past Team Philadelphia 76ers (2013–2017), Dallas Mavericks (2017–2018)
  • Siblings Jim Noel, Rodman Noel, and Nashdah Noel
  • Points 12.6
  • Rebounds 7.2
  • University Team Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
  • House Price an apartment in Philadelphia, united States
  • Position in Team Center / Power forward
  • Current team Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession Basketball Player
  • Started career as Basketball Player
  • Currently Working For Philadelphia 76ers
  • University attended University of Kentucky
  • School attended Tilton School and Everett High School
  • Currently Married N/A
  • Married to N/A
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children 1
  • Affair with Jordan Walsh
  • Girlfriend Jordan Walsh

Nerlens Noel is an American professional Basketball Player, who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Nerlens Noel currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder as their Center / Power forward. Nerlens Noel has played for other teams like Philadelphia 76ers (2013–2017) and Dallas Mavericks (2017–2018).


As a Center / Power forward, Nerlens Noel reportedly earns around $1.7 million USD as his yearly salary from Oklahoma City Thunder. Further, Nerlens Noel has an estimated net worth of over $13 million. 

Early Life of Nerlens Noel

Nerlens Noel was born on 10th April 1994, in Malden, Massachusetts to parents Yonel Noel and Dorcina Noel. As per his nationality, he is an American and belongs to Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Aries. He grew up along with his siblings, Jim Noel, Rodman Noel, and Nashdah Noel.

Nerlens Noel attended Everett High School where he spent his first two years of high school. Later, he transferred to Tilton School in Tilton, New Hampshire, where he began playing as a junior. Noel, in his high school career, held an average of 12.6 points and 7.2 rebounds, as a senior.

After completing high school, Nerlens Noel enrolled at the University of Kentucky and played for the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball.

Professional Life

In 2013 NBA Draft, Noel was draft sixth overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans. Later that night, his draft rights were traded along with a 2014 first round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for guard Jrue Holiday and the draft rights to Pierre Jackson.

He has won many awards and honors till dates such as SEC Rookie of the Year (2013), SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2013), NBA All-Rookie First Team (2015) and many more.

On 23rd February 2017, he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson, and a 2017 protected first-round pick. later six months on 26th August, he agreed the one-year $4.1 million qualifying offer, officially re-signing with the team later two days.

On 6th July 2018, Noel penned a two-year contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Personal Life of Nerlens Noel

Nerlens is neither married nor single. Currently, he is involved in a romantic relationship. According to him, he is having an affair with a Canadian model named Suzie. However, his friends find his words unconvincing as they have only heard about her but never got a chance to meet her in real life.

Apart from Suzie, Noel had many other affairs in the past. He has earlier dated a girl named Jamie and he has got a child out of that relationship. It has been approved after going through a DNA test that he is the biological father of the child.

But, Noel still is unsure about it and has stopped providing the child support to her child’s mother. He also had an ex-girlfriend named Jordan Walsh.

Nerlens Noel's Net Worth

As of 2018, Nerlens Noel has an estimated net worth of $13 million, mostly earned through his basketball career. He reportedly signed a 2-year contract with Oklahoma City Thunder worth $3,745,548, including $3,745,548 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,872,774.

In 2018-19, he will receive a base salary of $1.7 million while carrying a cap hit of $1,757,429 and a dead cap value of $3,745,548.

Kept aside Nerlens Noel financial earnings, his personal assets include an apartment in Philadelphia, United States.  Further, the NBA Player Nerlens Noel earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships including Nike. 

Other than being a famous NBA Center / Power forward, Nerlens Noel is pretty famous in social media.

Facts and stats of Nerlens Noel

The Famous NBA star is 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) in height and weighs around 100 kg. Nerlens Noel is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. 

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