Thomas Welsh Biography

( 1996 - )
November 19, 2018
First published on:November 19, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of Thomas Welsh

Date of Birth: 1996, February 3
Age: 24 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 7 Feet
Birth Name Thomas Clark Welsh
Birth Place Torrance, California
Famous Name Thomas Welsh
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Pat Welsh
Father Nationality American
Mother Kathy Welsh
Mother Nationality American
Salary $77,250
Past Team Denver Nuggets
Siblings Henry Welsh
School Location Los Angeles, California
University Team UCLA
No. of Twitter Followers 1807
No. of Instagram Followers 12.4 thousand
Weight 255 lb
Position in Team Center
Current team Denver Nuggets
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession basketball player
Started career as basketball player
Currently Working For Denver Nuggets
Awards All-Pac-12, McDonald's All-American(2014)
University attended UCLA
School attended Loyola High School
Graduated year 2014-2018

Thomas Welsh is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Thomas Clark Welsh currently plays for the Denver Nuggets as their Center.

Thomas Clark Welsh has played for other teams like Capital City Go-Go.

Thomas Welsh Early Life

Thomas Clark Welsh was born on February 3, 1996, in  Torrance, California in Los Angeles.

Thomas was born to parents Pat Welsh and Kathy Welsh. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to White ethnic group. Furthermore, his star sign is Aquarius.

He grew up along with his siblings(brother), Henry Welsh.

In the first place, Thomas started playing at his early age of 5. Thomas Clark Welsh attended Loyola High School in Los Angeles, California where he played for his high school basketball team.

Moreover, he emerged as one of California's top centers as a senior and was selected for the 2014 McDonald's All-American Game as a rarity for a player who did not receive national recognition as a junior.

During his recruit, he was rated four stars over five.

Thomas Welsh Personal Life

The Famous NBA star is 7 feet in height and weighs around 116 kg. Thomas Welsh is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. Despite being a star player he has not made his relationship (affair) public. Besides he is a family man and is always focused on his career. 

 Other than being a famous NBA Center, Thomas Clark Welsh is pretty famous in social media.


He lost his dad on May 2018, and the funeral of Thomas Welsh's dad was held on May 4th, 2018, at Saint Lawrence Martyr Church in Redondo Beach.

That could be the reason why he is not making his girlfriend public since he doesn't want to take the burden of any rumors.

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Thomas Welsh College Career

During his college career, he was the finalist for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award which recognizes the top center in Division 1 men's college basketball.

College Stats: 

Year Team Game played Game started Minutes per game Rebounds per game Assists per game Steals per game Blocks per game Points per game
2014-15 UCLA 36 3 15.7 3.8 2 .4 1.1 3.8
2015-16 UCLA 31 26 26.8 8.5 5 .3 1.0 11.2
2016-17 UCLA 32 32 25.1 8.7 .5 .3 1.3 10.8
2017-18 UCLA 33 33 33.2 10.8 1.4 .7 .9 12.6
Career   132 94 25.0 7.8 .8 .4 1.1 9.5

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Professional Career:

Denver Nuggets(2018-present):

With the 58th overall pick by Denver Nuggets, Thomas was selected in the second round in 2018 NBA Draft. Welsh has signed a two-way contract with the Nuggets on 2018 July 19. Moreover, Thomas was assigned with Capital City Go-Go, the majority of his rookie season.

National Team Career:

Thomas also tired out for the United States Nationa Team during 2014 FIBA Americans Under 18 Championship. Eventually, during 2015 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, Welsh was one of the 12 players selected by the US, held in Greece. Later on, he played seven games averaging 3.3 rebounds and 2.7 points in 8.9 minutes.

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Besides Thomas has outstanding stats in his playing career.

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Thomas Welsh Net Worth

As a Center, Thomas Clark Welsh reportedly earns around $77,250 as his yearly salary from Denver Nuggets. In the meantime, his current net worth is under review.

Since he has just done contract with Denver Nuggets and a two-way contract with Capital City Go-Go, he just started earning at the highest level.

Furthermore, he seems to make a huge amount of money in his career. Besides, he is the 17th best-paid player of Denver Nuggets and also the 75th best-paid center this year.

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