Obi Toppin Biography

April 23, 2020
First published on:April 22, 2020
by Ramin

Facts of Obi Toppin

Birth Name Obadiah Richard Toppin
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York City
Famous Name Obi Toppin
Birth Date 4th March 1998
Horoscope Pisces
Father Obadiah Toppin
Mother Roni Toppin
Siblings Jacob Toppin
University Team Dayton Flyers
No. of Instagram Followers 59800
Height 6' 9''
Weight 100 Kg
Nationality American
Profession Basketball Player
University attended University of Dayton
School attended Ossining High School
Religion Christian
Tatto(s) Cross tattoo on his right shoulder

Obadiah Richard "Obi" Toppin famously known as Obi Toppin is an American Basketball Player. His last match was for the Dayton Flyers of the Atlantic 10 Conference and now aiming to turn pro, Obi is ranked #9 by ESPN at the 2020 NBA draft below Isaac Okoro and above Onyeka Okongwu.

Richard was born on 4th March 1998 under the star sign Pisces. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City, and raised in Bushwick alongside brother Jacob Toppin. His father is also named Obadiah Toppin and his mother is Roni Toppin.  

Obi Toppin, a 2020 NBA Draft Prospect; Projected Salary and Contract

Toppin, 22, has recently graduated from his college and will soon be joining the big leagues. He made an announcement of him entering the 2020 NBA draft in a video via Twitter. The No 9 prospect in the ESPN Top 100 will see himself as the top contender in the draft and will continue his efforts towards becoming the greatest in the NBA.

The top drafted players will soon land their salary in million after the draft. The top pick in the draft will have an annual salary of $8 million or higher in the team and the 30th pick in the draft will have an annual salary of $1 million and above as per the reports from 247 news. 

Obi Toppin rocking the Airpods SOURCE: [email protected]_1

As a multitalented player on the court, he is likely to be selected in the Top 10 picks in the draft. His efforts will also be rewarded accordingly. As a graduate, Toppins didn't receive any cash from the Dayton Flyers as it would be against the NCAA rules, the power forward, however, did receive a sports scholarship which was around $42,900. During his stay, he also received Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year and to the first team All-Atlantic 10, the first freshman to do so since Lamar Odom in 1999. 

Furthermore, as a sophomore, Obi hasn't accumulated any earnings from his professional career and his estimated net worth is still under review.    

Obi Toppin Girlfriend: Who is he dating?

The Dayton graduate is still single and hasn't been seen in any relationship to date. Although he might have dated a few people in his life, he hasn't mentioned any information regarding the matter in any media. He is very secretive about his personal affairs and likes to keep them to himself.

Obi Toppin 190 dunks for the Flyers SOURCE: [email protected]_1

Furthermore, his social sites also don't reveal anything about anyone special besides his mother whom he loves and adores.  

Obi Toppin Brother

The younger brother of Obi is also a basketball player who currently plays for Kentucky Wildcats. Prior to the wildcats, he played for the Rams at the Rhode Island. 

Obi Toppin Brother SOURCE: RICentral

Both the siblings played the role of forwards in the court and have a similar level of enthusiasm on the court. The blood runs in the family since their father also played professional basketball in his active career for the Brooklyn Kings and the Harlem Strong Dogs.     

Early life and High School

The 6' 9'' was born on Brooklyn, New York City, and was raised in Bushwick before moving to Melbourne, Florida. He attended Heritage High School as a freshman and transferred to Melbourne Central Catholic High School a year later. 

In the final year of his high school, the brothers along with her mother moved to Ossining, New York where he enrolled at Ossining High School. After finishing high school, he joined Mt Zion Preparatory School for a post-graduate year since he didn't receive any NCAA Division I offers.

After some incredible performances in his post-graduation year, he received offers from Rhode Island, George Town, Georgia, Texas A&M, Minnesota, and Texas Tech but ultimately decided to enroll at the University of Dayton.    

Career Highlights and Awards

  • National College Player of the Year (2020)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2020)
  • Karl Malone Award winner (2020)
  • Atlantic 10 Player of the Year (2020)
  • 2× First-team All-Atlantic 10 (2019, 2020)
  • Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year (2019)

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