- Date of Birth
- Age 21 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Country Canada CA
- Birth Name Rowan Alexander Barrett Jr.
- Birth Place Toronto, Ontario
- Horoscope Gemini
- Father Rowan Barrett
- Mother Kesha Barrett
- Net Worth $ 50,000
- Siblings Nathan
- Position in Team Forward
- Current team Duke Blue Devils
- Nationality Canadian
- Ethnicity African-Canadian
- Profession Basketball player
- University attended Duke University
- School attended St. Marcellinus high school, Montverde Academy
- Currently Married No
RJ Barrett is a Canadian college level basketball player. As of 2019, RJ Barrett currently plays for the Duke Blue Devils of the Atlantic Coast Conference as their forward.
As a forward, RJ Barret reportedly earns a few thousand dollars as his yearly salary from the University. Further, Steve Smith has an estimated net worth of over $50,000.
RJ Barrett Net Worth, Contract, and Salary
As of 2019, Barrett's net worth is estimated over $50,000. He is currently playing for Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
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The exact figure of his annual income has not been disclosed but the estimated amount of his salary is no less than the five-digit figure. Further, the university has provided him with an athletic scholarship which covers his fees, accommodation, and food till he graduates.
RJ Barrett Personal Life
Rowan Alexander Barrett Jr. must have developed his interest in sports as he was raised in a family of athletes. His father, Rowan Barrett was also a basketball player who played for St. John's University. Rowan Sr. was a representative of Canada at the 2000 Olympic Games and the 1998 and 2002 FIBA World Championships.
After departing from his playing career Rowan Sr. became executive vice president and assistant general manager of Canada Basketball. RJ's mother Kesha was a sprinter on St. John's track and field team.
There is no information regarding his romantic involvement and it looks like he is not into any kind of relationship till date.
Facts and stats of RJ Barrett
Other than being a famous amateur basketball player RJ Barrett has also gained much fame in social media and has over 48.9K followers on his official Twitter account.
The famous college basketball player measures 6 ft 7 in / 2.01 m in height and weighs around 202 lbs / 92 kg.
RJ Barrett Bio and Early Life
Rowan Alexander Barrett Jr. was born on June 14, 2000, in Toronto, Ontario to father Rowan Barrett and mother Kesha Barrett. As per his nationality, he is Canadian and belongs to the African-Canadian ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Gemini.
Barrett attended St. Marcellinus Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario and also transferred to Montverde Academy where he finished his high school career.
After high school graduation, RJ Barrett enrolled at Duke University and played for the Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team.
RJ Barrett Career Highlights
Firstly RJ Barrett joined French Language school Ecole Secondaire Jeunes Sans Frontieres in Brampton, Ontario until 2014 then he enrolled to the St. Marcellinus Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario until 2015.
Later Barrett transferred to Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida and decided to pursue his career in basketball. After tallying 22 points and 8 assists in the Jordan Brand Classic international game, Barrett was able to earn the Most Valuable Player Honours.
Barrett received MVP distinction at Basketball Without Orders in February 2017, during the NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. He also received scholarship offers from several major universities.
Barrett had an announcement on November 10, 2017, that he would be joining Duke University for the 2018-2019 season. Same University where the players like Austin Rivers, Frank Jackson graduated. On August 15, 2018, he made his preseason debut for Duke and won over Canadian college Ryerson, Scoring 34 points with 5 rebounds.
RJ Barrett has also played many international leagues such as the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship, 2016 FIBA U17 world, as well as FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup and also earned gold, silver medals. Achieving different honors he was named as The Most Valuable Player. Barrett along with Zion Williamson is considered as the future rising stars on the NBA.