Jessica Shepard Biography

( 1996 - )
November 6, 2019
First published on:November 6, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Jessica Shepard

Date of Birth: 1996, September 11
Age: 23 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Name Jessica Shepard
Birth Place Fremont, Nebraska
Famous Name Jessica Shepard
Horoscope Virgo
Father Mark Shepard
Mother Kim Shepard
Contract 4 years/ $189,522
Weight 198 lb (90 kg)
Position in Team Forward
No. of Siblings 4
Current team Minnesota Lynx
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Basketball player
Currently Working For Minnesota Lynx
University attended Nebraska and Notre Dame
School attended Fremont (Fremont, Nebraska)

An American professional basketball player, Jessica Shepherd is an American professional women's basketball player. Currently, she plays for the Minnesota Lynx of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) as a forward. Moreover, Jessica was first selected by the Minnesota Lynx in 2019 as a 2nd round, 16th overall pick.    

The 6 feet 4 inches tall athlete, Jessica Shepard was born on September 11, 1996, in Fremont, Nebraska to the parents Mark Shepard and Kim Shepard. Also, she has four siblings, three are sisters and one older brother. Furthermore, Jessica is American by nationality and is white by ethnicity. Also, Jessica was born under the influence of the star sign, Virgo.

4 years/ $189,522 Contract

The 11th best-paid player of  Minnesota Lynx is yet to earn convincing money as net worth. Currently, she is under 4 years/ $189,522 contract with Lynx which she signed on MAY 1 2019. Likewise, she earns $47,381 as an annual average salary. 

By the end of 2019, she will be collecting $42,570 as a career earning which will significantly increase in the coming years. As per the predictions, she is expected to collect $85,992 and $133,757  as career earnings by the end of 2020-2012 and 2021-2022 season respectively.    

Her predicted Salary for coming seasons are tabulated below: 

SEASON EXPECTED SALARY
2020-21 $43,422
2021-22 $47,765
2022-23 $55,765

Reportedly, Jessica is yet to reach the level of her playing counterparts like Sylvia Fowles and Seimone Augustus in terms of salary. Particularly, Sylvia and Simone is the highest-paid player of the team with an annual average salary of $113,360 and $111,000 respectively.  

Jessica with her car SOURCE: Instagram

Talking about her assets, she has a Jeep car which she never fails to flaunt on her Instagram account. With reference to her Instagram account, the conclusion can be made that she has a good amount of fortune collected from her professional career with which she is living a good standard of life. 

Relationship Status: Single

Jessica Shepard, a professional basketball player, is currently single and unmarried. Further, she is still to exchange marital vows with her loved one. Jessica is a very influencing basketball player, whose career is undoubtedly rising, is focused on her career than love affairs.

Jessica enjoying her single life extravagantlySOURCE: Instagram

According to her Instagram, she visits exotic places for surfing, jet-skiing, etc with her friends and family. Jessica has a special kind of bond with her sisters, which she often shows publicly. 

Jessica Shepard with her sisters Emma, Sam and Sarah SOURCE: Instagram

Further, she always posts a picture with them on her Instagram account and once captioned a picture with "If our God is for us, who can be against us?"

Body Measurements

Talking about her body measurements, she has a decent height of 6 feet 4 inches and a weight of 90kgs. Further, she has black colored hair and black colored eyes.  

Injury Records

Jessica suffered an ACL injury in the game against the Los Angeles Sparks on June 8, 2019, which ruled her out of her rookie season.  

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