Nick Young is a famous professional player of basketball from the United States of America who has played in the National Basketball Association for Golden State Warriors. Also, he has also played for numerous club such as the Los Angeles Lakers and also Philadelphia 76ers. Nick Young has been known for playing college basketball when back in the University of Southern California. He has also played in small forward and shooting guard positions. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Nick Young in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Nicholas Young was born in the year 1985 on June 1st, and his place of birth is in Los Angeles to parents, Mae Young and Charles Young. Later on, proceeded to join Cleveland High School and also played for them. During that time, he was able to receive numerous honors and got to be included in the ‘Top Seniors’ list.
In the year 2003, he was able to score fifty-six points in every single and was also able to make twenty-three games in another game. For three years, he joined the University of Southern California. Later on, he rose to the position of a team leader in the 2007 NCAA Tournament.
In the year 2015, he was dating Iggy Azalea. Within one year, they had broken off. Together with Keonna Green, they have two children namely Navi Young and Nick Young Jr. Also, he has dated Paloma Ford and Rodriguez Carol. He is the cousin of a player by the name Kevon Looney and a rapper Kendrick Lamar. He has been nicknamed Swaggy p, and he is available using this name on Twitter.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 2007, NBA Draft selected Nick Young, and he was destined to join Washington Wizards. By joining this team, he became 16th pick. His debut in the NBA against Sacramento Kings in the year 2007. In the year 2009, he got to be fined $10,000 for being part in antics of Gilbert Arenas.
In 2011, he was able to score forty-three points, and this was against Sacramento Kings. He has remained with Washington Wizards till the year 2012, and after that, he traded with Los Angeles Clippers. He has helped Clippers in scooping a berth against Oklahoma City Thunder.
He was part of the team till the year 2012. In the same year, he was able to sign a contract of one year with Philadelphia 76ers. After he completed the contract, he was able to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. Between the years 2013-2014, he had an average score of more than seventeen points.
One year later, he signed a contract of more than four years with Lakers. He got to miss eight games at the beginning of the season as a result of the ligament on the thumb. In 2014, he was able to score twenty-nine points against the Atlanta Hawks.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Nick Young is estimated to be over $10 million. The wealth has been generated from his successful career as a basketball player. He has successfully played for numerous teams during his high school and college. He has many assets such as in Taran, California and has very many luxury cars.
Nick Young has been rated among the best players in the world when it comes to the NBA in the world. He has been very active in the career from a tender age and has inspired many generations. As a free agent in the year 2017, he signed a contract with Warriors.