Thaddeus Young

by Bchrome 30 Apr,2016
Thaddeus Young
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 8 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Thaddeus Charles Young
  • Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana,
  • Famous Name Thaddeus Young
  • Father Felton Young
  • Mother Lula Hall
  • Net Worth $37 million
  • Salary 11.24 million USD
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Shekinah Beckett (m. 2012)
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children N/A

Respected for his shooting accuracy, Thaddeus Young is one of the professional stars of Brooklyn Nets. Born on June 21, 1988 he gathered his attention among his fans. He was drafted 12th overall in the 2007 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers, and later signed with the team on July 11, 2007. It is obvious he belongs to an American nationality because his birthplace was United States. His playing, skills and accuracy makes him a best in the field of basketball. He was born by his parents Lula Hall and Felton Young. His father was also a basketball player. He played for Jacksonville University.

He was enthusiastic and zealous for the game from his childhood.  His devotion and dedication forced him in the path of success. He attended Mitchell High School. His played several matches of basketball. His Excellency and quality provided him several awards and honors throughout his high school career. He was being named the TSSAA Class AA “Mr. Basketball” in 2005, being named the 2006 Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year and being named to the McDonald’s High School All-American Team. As a senior He has an average of 26.9 points, 13.8 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 4.3 assists, 4.3 steals and 3.6 blocks per game. He was a talented student and graduated with a grade of 4.3 GPA. He attended Georgia Tech and he achieved his freshman season with averages of 14.4 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 2.2 assists. He has an impressive career in NBA history. On June 28, 2007, he was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 12th overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft. His outstanding performance earned him a lot of stardom. Currently, he plays as a power forward and small forward for Brooklyn Nets.

He is a married person. He has a spouse who loves him very much. He and his wife celebrated his wedding in 2012. They welcomed their child as a son on May, 2011. He was named Thaddeus Jr. at his birth time. They are the perfect couples. They both are supportive and helpful to each other. He knows the importance of family and he is caring for them. Unfortunately, he has to suffer from soreness on November 13, 2014. His mother Lulu hall was died of breast cancer. He loves to watch basketball games on T.V and music is his passion. He is the next successful superstars of the basketball game. He has never alleged in any controversy. He is the human being who dedicated towards society. He has started a foundation called Young for Youth to help at-risk and young families.

His fan can follow him on social networking sites. He is widely active on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. He has a great height and weight. His great height is really advantageous for his game. He has a height of 6 feet and 8 inches. His weight is around 220 lbs. He is one of the highest paid basketball players. He enjoys is worthy salary. His estimated net worth is around $37 million. A lot of info about his bio can be taken from Wiki.

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