Wes Iwundu Biography

December 7, 2018
First published on:December 7, 2018
by William Olver

Facts of Wes Iwundu

Birth Name Wesley Deshawn Iwundu
Birth Place Houston, Texas
Birth Date December 20, 1994
Horoscope Sagittarius
Father Larry Williams
Mother Marilyn Williams
Net Worth $3 million
Salary $1.05 million
Siblings Chris and Kimberly
Points 3.7
Rebounds 2.2
Contract 3 year
No. of Twitter Followers 10k
No. of Instagram Followers 21k
Height 6 feet 7 inch (2.01m)
Weight 88kg (195 lbs)
Position in Team Small forward
Nationality American
Ethnicity Nigerian/American
Currently Working For Orlando Magic; Lakeland Magic
University attended Kansas State University
School attended Westfield High School
Graduated year 2017
Girlfriend Not Known
Religion N/A

Wes Iwundu is an American Professional Basketball Player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Iwundu currently plays as small forward for Orlando Magic. Further, he also plays for the Lakeland Magic, an NBA G-league affiliate.

 

Wes Iwundu reportedly earns an annual salary of $1.05 million and has an estimated net worth of $3 million. As a small forward, Iwundu so far has made $1 million from his NBA salary alone.

Wes Iwundu's Early Life

Wes Iwundu was born as Wesley Deshawn Iwundu on December 20, 1994, in Houston, Texas to parents Larry Williams and Marilyn Williams. Further, his star sign is Sagittarius.

Iwundu grew up alongside his two older siblings Chris and Kimberly.

Iwundu's mother was a registered nurse, while his father was a railroad worker. Growing up, his favorite players were Chris Paul, Tracy McGrady, Steve Francis, and Cuttino Mobley.

CAPTION: Wesley Iwundu SOURCE: orlandosentinel.com

Iwundu attended Westfield High School in Texas, where he played for the high-school team. He was then recruited to the Wildcat's Men's Basketball team of Kansas State University. Iwundu averaged 13 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game, for his senior season.

Wes Iwundu's Net Worth and Salary

As of 2018, Iwundu has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He reportedly signed a 3-year contract worth $4 million with Orlando Magic. Further, the NBA player earns an annual salary of $1.05 million.

As of 2018, Iwundu is the 420th best-paid NBA player. He is also the 12th best-paid player of the Orlando Magic this year. So far, Iwundu has made over $1 million from his NBA career.

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Orlando Magic's contract with  Iwundu is much higher than other player's deals. Generally, it is not typical for a team to sign a guaranteed 3-year contract for second-round picks like Iwundu.

 
 
 
 
 
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Iwundu's contract is fully guaranteed and is higher than the other second-round picks such as Frank Jackson and Davon Reed

Wes Iwundu's Professional Life

The former Kansas State's basketball player was selected in the second round by the Orlando Magic in the 2017 NBA draft. In his final season at Kansas State, Iwundu averaged 13 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. 

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During his rookie campaign with Orlando, Iwundu played in 62 games with an average of  3.7 points, and 2.2 rebounds per game. He has also played 9 games for NBA G-league team "Lakeland Magic" with an average of 15.2 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 1.2 steals per game. 

Career Statistics:

Year Team Games played Points Rebounds
2017-18 Orlando 62 3.7 2.2
2017-18 Lakeland 9 15.2 8.4

Career Highlights

Year Highlights
2016 and 2017 Third Team All-Big 12

Wes Iwundu's Personal Life

The Young NBA player appears to be entirely focused on his career. There aren't any reported rumors of his affairs or relationships. He might be dating his girlfriend but he hasn't made any revelation about his love life.

However, he is believed to be unmarried till date.

Apart from Basketball, Iwundu is also an effective student. During the spring of 2017, he was named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll three times, including a 4.0 GPA.

In May 2017, Iwundu earned his bachelor’s degree in Family Studies and Human Services from Kansas State University.  The rising star has more than 10k followers on Twitter and has 21k followers on Instagram.

Wes Iwundu's Age, Height, and Weight

As of 2018, Iwundu is 23 years old. The former third-team nominee has an impressive height of 6 feet 7 inches (2.01m) and has a weight of 88kg (195 lbs). An interesting fact about him is that after completing high-school, Iwundu was offered scholarships from more than 15 colleges.


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