Willie Cauley-Stein

John Max 28 Nov,2018

Facts of Willie Cauley-Stein

NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2016), Consensus first-team All-American (2015), SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2015) & SEC All-Freshman team (2013)
Full Name
Willie Trill Cauley-Stein
Birth Name
Willie Cauley-Stein
Famous Name
Willie Cauley-Stein
Current City
Kelsey Brooks
Affair with
Kelsey Brooks
Willie Cauley
Marlene Stein
Bryce Cauley
No. of Siblings
No. of Twitter Followers
No. of Instagram Followers


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$5 million
Famous for
player of Sacramento Kings
Basketball Player
Currently Club
Sacramento Kings
Career Earnings


Kelsey Brooks
Affair with
Kelsey Brooks

Willie Cauley-Stein is an American professional Basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Most recently, he played for the Dallas Mavericks. Willie Trill Cauley-Stein played college basketball for Kentucky as their Center and was picked 6th overall in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings.

Spearville, Kansas native, Willie Cauley-Stein was born on August 18, 1993. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to a Mixed ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Leo.

Willie Cauley-Stein Net Worth and Salary In 2022

Willie Cauley-Stein has an estimated net worth of over $5 million, as of 2022. His income his highly influenced by his NBA career. 

On 16th July 2015, he signed a $15,350,475 4-year contract with the Sacramento Kings which included guaranteed $15,350,475 and an annual average salary of $3,837,619.

Year Salary
2017/2018 $3,704,160
2016/2017 $3,551,160
2015/2016 $3,398,280

Further, agreed to a 2 year / $4,463,840 extension contract with Warriors with the annual average salary of  $2,231,920. 

Year Salary
2019 $2,177,483
2020 $2,286,357

Willie Trill Cauley-Stein so far has made earnings of $17,527,958 from his entire NBA career. Moreover, he was the 9th best player of Sacramento Kings while Zach Randolph and Iman Shumpert were among the highest-paid player. 

In 2020, he is traded to Dallas and his salary for the season is $2,177,483. 

On 1st December 2020, he signed a 2 year $8.2 million contract with Dallas. 

On 1st August 2021, he exercised a $4.1 million option for 2021-22. On 15th January 2022, he was waived by Dallas. 

Besides, his NBA earnings, the Kansas native has a deal with Nike and frequently promotes Nike shoes on Instagram.

Willie Cauley-Stein Girlfriend Kelsey Brooks

Willie Cauley-Stein is currently dating Kelsey Brooks, who herself is a basketball player and is planning to join the WNBA draft someday. The couple attended high school together and has been together since then.

Willie Cauley-Stein's girlfriend SOURCE: Instagram@playerwives

On 10th January 2020, Cauley-Stein shared a picture on his Instagram, flaunting his girlfriend's baby bump. Yes, the duo is expecting their first child and its baby boy.

The Famous NBA star is 7 ft in height and weighs around 109kg. Willie Trill Cauley-Stein is not only a world-class athlete but also is a very attractive individual.

Other than being a famous NBA Center, Willie Trill Cauley-Stein is pretty famous on social media, having 539k followers on Instagram and 225.7k followers on Twitter.

Family & Education

Willie Trill Cauley-Stein was born to parents Willie Cauley and Marlene Stein. He grew up along with his siblings, Bryce Cauley.

CAPTION: Willie-Cauley Stein and his mom SOURCE: Pinterest

Stein attended Olathe Northwest High School in Olathe, Kansas where he played for his high school basketball team.

Willie Trill Cauley-Stein, in his high school career, held an average of 15.8 points and 8.5 rebounds. After completing high school, Willie Trill Cauley-Stein enrolled at the University of Kentucky and played for the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball.

Made NBA Debut Against the Los Angeles Clippers

On 25 June 2015, the Sacramento Kings selected Cauley-Stein for the sixth overall selection in the NBA draft 2015. He signed with the Kings on July 16 and eventually made his debut recording two points and two rebounds against Los Angeles Clippers.

Willie Cauley-Stein SOURCE: ESPN

On 23 February 2017, after the DeMarcus Cousins trade, Cauley-Stein received extended minutes off the bench and achieved a career height of 29 points and 10 rebounds to help the Kings defeat the Denver Nuggets 116–100.

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His Career Highlights and Awards

Year Award
2016 NBA All-Rookie Second Team
2015 Consensus first-team All-American
2015 NABC Defensive Player of the Year
2015 SEC Defensive Player of the Year
2015 First-team All-SEC 
2014,2015 2× SEC All-Defensive Team
2013 SEC All-Freshman team

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