Semi Ojeleye

John Max 21 Nov,2018

Facts of Semi Ojeleye

AP Honorable Mention All-American (2017), AAC Player of the Year (2017), First-team All-AAC (2017), AAC Tournament MVP (2017)
Full Name
Jesusemilore Talodabijesu "Semi" Ojeleye
Birth Name
Jesusemilore Talodabijesu "Semi" Ojeleye
Famous Name
Semi Ojeleye
Current City
Kansas, United States
Affair with
Not known
Joy Ojeleye
Victor (brother)
Father Nationality
Mother Nationality
No. of Twitter Followers
22.8 thousand
No. of Instagram Followers


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$2 million
basketball player
Currently Club
Boston Celtics
Started career as
as a basketball player of Ottawa High School


Affair with
Not known

Semi Ojeleye is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2019, Jesusemilore Talodabijesu "Semi" Ojeleye currently plays for the Boston Celtics as their Forward. In the first place, Ojeleye has played for his college and University teams. 

Semi Ojeleye earns the annual salary of $1,378,242 in  2019. He is reported to have the net worth of $2 million at current.

Semi Ojeleye's Net Worth, Contract and Salary

Ojeleye's net worth has not been reported yet but is believed to be around $2 million. He signed a 4 year / $6,041,604 contract with the Boston Celtics that includes the  $2,670,134 guaranteed salary. He earns an annual salary of $1,378,242 in 2018-19 from his current club and will be paid $1,618,520 for the next season.

Semi Ojeleye's Contract and projected salary:

Year Salary
2018-19 $1,378,242
2019-20 $1,618,520
2020-21 $1,752,950

Last year, Ojeleye was the 177th best - paid forward in the league. He is currently the 13th best-paid in the Boston Celtics roster list with Gordon Hayward, Al Horford, and Kyrie Irving being on the top three.


Personal Life of Semi Ojeleye

The Famous NBA star is 6 feet 7 inch in height and weighs around 109 kg. Ojeleye is not only a world-class athlete but also is a very attractive individual.


To date, there are no rumors relating to the affair of Ojeleye. He hasn't revealed anything about his personal life and girlfriend. He seems to be single but can't ignore that he might be dating someone as no reports about him has been published.

Ojeleye, age 24, has just begun his career, so he seems focused on making his name as a sky-high in his career.

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Other than being a famous NBA Forward, Jesusemilore Talodabijesu "Semi" Ojeleye is pretty famous in social media.

Early Life of Semi Ojeleye

Jesusemilore Talodabijesu "Semi" Ojeleye was born on December 5, 1994, in Kansas, the United States. He was born to parents Ernest(father) and Joy(mother) at Overland Park, Kansas. He holds an  American nationality and belongs to the Black ethnic group. Furthermore, his star sign is Sagittarius.

Besides he has a brother(siblings) named Victor with whom he grew up. Ojeleye's father Ernest is a doctor and mother, a nurse.

Ojeleye completed his high school from Ottawa High School, located in Ottawa, Kansas. Ojeleye's parents migrated from Nigeria.

Later on, after completing his high school, Semi enrolled at Duke University(2013-2015) and studied there for two years. Besides, he also studied and played for Southern Methodist University(2016-17).

Semi Ojeleye Professional Career

After the end of his junior redshirt season, Ojeleye entered his name for the NBA draft in 2017 but did not hire an agent, leaving the possibility of returning to the Mustangs.

Ojeleye, one of the 67 participants, was invited to the 2017 NBA Draft Combine. After some promising performances, he announced his commitment to the draft and finished his college career.

Ojeleye was selected in the second round by the Boston Celtics. He made his professional debut on 17 October 2017 against Cleveland Cavaliers in 102–99 loss. 

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He averaged 2.7 points per game during the regular season and shot 34.6 percent from the field but rose as a defensive presence. He was a starting player in Game 5 of the playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks where he stopped Giannis Antetokounmpo to 16 points only.


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