Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Biography

( 1998 - )
November 23, 2018
First published on:November 23, 2018
by Jorge

Facts of Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

Date of Birth: 1998, July 12
Age: 21 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Name Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
Birth Place Toronto, Ontario
Famous Name Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
Horoscope Cancer
Father Vaughan Alexander
Mother Charmaine Alexander
Salary $3,375,360
Siblings Thomasi Gilgeous-Alexander
School Location Chattanooga, Tennessee
Points 18.4
Rebounds 4.4
University Team Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
Career Earnings $3,375,360
No. of Instagram Followers 134K
Weight 82 kg
Position in Team point guard
Current team Los Angeles Clippers
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity Black
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as a basketball player of Los Angeles Clippers
Currently Working For Los Angeles Clippers
Awards Second-team All-SEC (2018), SEC All-Freshman Team (2018), & SEC Tournament MVP (2018)
Current City Los Angeles
University attended University of Kentucky
School attended Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
Graduated year 2017–2018
Affair with Hailey Summers
Girlfriend Hailey Summers
Squad No 02

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is a Canadian professional Basketball Player player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Shai currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers as their point guard.


As a point guard, Shai reportedly earns around $3,375,360 as his yearly salary from Los Angeles Clippers.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Early Life

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was born on July 12, 1998, in Toronto, Ontario to parents Vaughan Alexander and Charmaine Alexander. As per his nationality, he is Canadian and belongs to Black ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Cancer. He grew up along with his sibling, Thomasi Gilgeous-Alexander.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander attended Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga, Tennessee where he played for his high school basketball team.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, in his high school career, held an average of 18.4 points and 4.4 rebounds. After completing high school, Shai enrolled at the University of Kentucky and played for the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Professional Career

On 21 June 2018, Gilgeous-Alexander was selected by the Charlotte Hornets in the 2018 NBA draft with the eleventh overall pick before being traded to the Los Angeles Clippers on the same day. Currently, Shai is playing along with his teammates like Tobias Harris, Jerome Robinson and many more.

CAPTION: Shai Playing For L.A. Clippers SOURCE: YouTube

He played for the Canadian National Junior Team, which competed in the 2016 FIBA AmericasUnder-18 Championship in Valdivia, Chile, averaging 7.8 points, 5.4 assists, 4.0 rebounds.

Some of his career highlights and awards are

2018 Second-team All-SEC
2018 SEC All-Freshman Team 
2018 SEC Tournament MVP

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Net Worth And Salary

As of 2018, He reportedly signed a contract with Los Angeles Clippers. Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $3,375,360 annually.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander signed a $ 7,328,2802-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, including a guaranteed $7,328,280 and an annual average salary of $ 3,664,140.

In 2018 - 19, Gilgeous-Alexander receives a basic salary of $ 3,375,360, with a cap hit of $ 3,375,360 and a dead cap of $ 7,328,280.

Moreover, He is 13th best-paid player of Los Angeles Clippers, $11,424,640 less than one of the highest paid player Tobias Harris.

His Projected salary for the next 4 seasons are

2019-2020 $3,952,920
2020-2021 $4,141,320
2021-2022 $5,495,532
2022-2023 $7,523,383

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Personal Life

Shai is currently in a relationship with a girl named Hailey Summers. Moreover, Summers is also an athlete, She plays on the Albany women's football team as a defense.

CAPTION: Shai with his Girlfriend SOURCE: The Spun

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The Famous NBA star is 6 feet 6 inch in height and weighs around 82kg (180lb). Shai is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual.

Other than being a famous NBA point guard, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is pretty famous in social media, having 130k followers on Instagram and 33k followers on Twitter.

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