Nicholas Aaron Young, Nick Young is an American retired professional basketball player. He is best known for playing basketball professionally in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nick was picked up by the professional basketball team, Washington Wizards in the 2007 NBA draft. As of 2022, Nick Young net worth is estimated to be around $25 million.
|Full Name||Nicholas Aaron Young|
|Birth Date||June 1, 1985|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California, U. S.|
|Profession||Retired basketball player|
|Ex-girlfriends||Keonna Green, Iggy Azalea|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
Nick Young was born Nicholas Aaron Young on the 1st of June, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He was born to his parents, Charles Young Sr. And Mae Young. Nick belongs to the All-American ethnicity. He grew up with an elder brother, Charles Young Jr., and younger brother, John Young.
Nick lost his elder brother in gang violence. For his study, he joined the Cleveland High School. Then, he attended the University of Southern California. He was actively playing basketball while studying at Cleveland High School. In his high school career, he made average points of 27.2 and 10.8 rebounds.
Young was listed as one of the Top 50 recruits in 2004 by the prep basketball guru, Frank Burlison. In one game, he scored 56 points and 23 rebounds. In 2003, he received CIF L. A. City Section first-team honors. Young continued to play basketball after he joined the University of Southern California. For the University’s team, he played from 2004 to 2007.
Nick led his University’s team to get the easy win of 77-60 in the first round against Arkansas. Then, the team led with 22 points against the Texas Longhorns. As he completed his junior season, he announced to Los Angeles Times on 15th April 2007 that he would be forgoing his senior year to start his professional career.
Nick Young Net Worth & Professional Career
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Young was selected by the Washington Wizards as the 16th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft. He played his first professional NBA game against the Sacramento Kings on 15th December 2007. Young scored a career-high 43 points against the Sacramento Kings on January 11, 2011.
Nick was traded to the new team, Los Angeles Clippers on March 15, 2012. He showed his amazing form with the Clippers and helped the team to get their first playoff birth in six years against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Young signed a one-year contract deal with the Philadelphia 76ers on July 12, 2012. After playing for a year with the 76ers, he was signed with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 11, 2013.
Young scored a career-high 17.9 points in each game during the 2013-14 season. He was re-signed by the Lakers on July 21, 2014. However, he missed the first ten games of the 2014-15 season due to injury. On November 18, 2014, he entered the basketball court, and scored 17 points and 5 rebounds against the Atlanta Hawks.
Nick scored a season-high 32 points in the 2016-17 season against the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, he could not help his team to get victory over the Cavaliers. Young made a decision not to exercise his option of extending the contract for the 2017-18 season. That made him take a decision to stay as an unrestricted free agent.
Young was signed with the Golden State Warriors on July 7, 2017. He came off the bench and played his first game for the Warriors on October 17, 2017. In the game against Houston Rockets, he scored 23 points which include six 3 pointers. Even though the Warriors could not win that match, he was able to take the Warriors to the 2018 NBA Finals. Young defeated the tough team Cleveland Cavaliers in the finals and claimed his first NBA championship title.
Nick was signed with the Denver Nuggets on December 29, 2018. However, he was waived by the team just after 20 days. In his short playtime with Nuggets, he appeared in just four games.
Nick Young Personal Life
Nick Young was dating Puerto Rican athlete, Carol Rodriguez around 2006. He even got engaged to her in August 2012. However, the pair split just after 3 months of their engagement. Then, he dated Keonna Green. He has three kids with his former girlfriend, son Nick, and daughter, Navi. Their second son was born in 2019.
After separating from Green, he dated Australian rapper, Iggy Azalea. He got engaged to her on June 1, 2015. Their relation lasts for a year, and they broke up in 2016. Nick then dated an R&B vocalist, Paloma Ford for a year from 2016 to 2017. His present relationship status is assumed to be single.
Nick Young Net Worth
As of 2022, Nick Young’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $25 million. He has earned a huge amount from his professional basketball career. Young signed a four-year contract worth $21.5 million with Los Angeles Lakers on July 21, 2014.
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