T.J. McConnell Biography

( 1992 - )
November 23, 2018
First published on:November 23, 2018
by Roy

Facts of T.J. McConnell

Date of Birth: 1992, March 25
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Timothy John McConnell Jr.
Birth Place Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Famous Name T. J. McConnell
Horoscope Aries
Father Tim McConnell
Mother Shelly McConnell
Net Worth $1.5 million
Salary $1,600,520
Siblings Matty McConnell
School Location Bridgeville, Pennsylvania
University Team Arizona Wildcats
No. of Twitter Followers 47.3K
No. of Instagram Followers 100k
Weight 190 lb
Position in Team Point Guard
Current team Philadelphia 76ers
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as Basketball Player
Currently Working For Philadelphia 76ers
Awards AP honorable mention All-American (2015), First-team All-Pac-12 (2015), Second-team All-Pac-12 (2014), 2× Pac-12 All-Defensive Team (2014, 2015)
University attended Arizona State University
School attended Chartiers Valley High School
Currently Married Yes
Married to Valerie Guiliani
Squad No 12

T.J. McConnell is an American professional Basketball Player player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). McConnell was signed by the Philadelphia 76ers as an undrafted agent in 2015 and currently plays as their point guard.


McConnell has an estimated net worth of over $1.5 million.  His salary for the 2018-19 season at the 76ers is $1,600,520. In September last year, McConnell got married to his girlfriend Valerie Guiliani

T.J. McConnell's Early Life

Timothy John McConnell Jr. was born on March 25, 1992, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to parents Tim McConnell and Shelly McConnell. He grew up along with his brother Matty McConnell.

McConnell Jr. attended Chartiers Valley High School in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania where he played for his high school basketball team. He averaged 34.2 points, 8.2 rebounds and 9.1 assists per game in his senior season.

After completing high school, Timothy John McConnell Jr. enrolled at Duquesne University and played two seasons with the team before transferring to Arizona State University where played for the Arizona Wildcats. 

T.J. McConnell's Professional Life

T.J. McConnell was undrafted in the 2015 NBA draft but was signed by the Philadelphia 76ers as an undrafted agent on September 27, 2015. A fairly well performance averaging 6.2 points and 4.8 assists in five games led him to make his NBA debut in the team's season opener against the Boston Celtics.

McConnell played in 81 games of the season and ended with an average of 6.1 points, 3.1 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.2 steals per game. He brought a few improvements in his game the following season averaging 6.9 points, 3.1 rebounds, 6.6 assists, and 1.7 steals. 

T.J. McConnell was able to score his first career triple-double on February 12, 2018, with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists against the New York Knicks. The 76ers chose to exercise the fourth-year option on McConnell's contract on June 13, 2018. He saw less time as a starter in the 2017-18 season.

Aside from T.J. McConnell, the current roster of the 76ers include players like Joel Embiid, Jimmy Butler, J. J. Redick, Ben Simmons, and Markelle Fultz. 

Personal Life of T.J. McConnell

T.J. McConnell married his longtime girlfriend Valerie Guiliani in September 2017. The two have been together since their high school years and it was a long time coming. Nik Stauskas who is McConnell's teammate also served as one of the groomsmen.

It has been one year into their marriage and the couple has not shown any signs of a child being on the way. When McConnell is not busy playing basketball, he is happy to spend his time with his wife which can be seen from the various pictures that he uploads on his Instagram page.

T.J. McConnell's Net Worth

T.J. McConnell currently has the estimated net worth of over $1.5 million. As an undrafted rookie, he signed a 4-year, $4,471,631 million worth contract with the Philadelphia 76ers back in 2015. The contract shall keep him with the 76ers until the end of the 2018-19 season.

Over more than 3 seasons of his time in professional play, he has made $2,871,111 in career earning. His salary for the current season will be $1,600,520. Though there has not been any talk of it yet, he may get better offers before the end of the season which can increase his net worth in the future seasons.

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