Sebastian Telfair is a popularly known American professional basketball player who got much popularity for playing for the Fujian Sturgeons in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) in which he used to wear a jersey of number 38. Sebastian usually plays in the point guard position. He is also known to be the cousin of the former NBA player known as Stephon Marbury. To know more about the net worth of Sebastian Telfair in 2019, keep reading the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Sebastian Telfair was born on 9th June in the year 1985 in Brooklyn, New York. He got born to his parents who are known as Erica Telfair who is his mother and his father known as Otis Telfair who served in Vietnam. He also has one sibling who is his brother and is known as Ethan Telfair.
Sebastian went to Abraham Lincoln High School through which he got much interest in playing basketball and had much success in his high school and got coveted in the basketball prospects in his county. He had committed himself to the University of Louisville though he changed his mind following a shooting where his family lived making him move to his professional career.
Sebastian Telfair tied knots with his longtime girlfriend who is known as Samantha Rodriguez. They together have two children both a son and a daughter known as Sebastian Telfair Jr. and Samaya Telfair respectively.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Sebastian Telfair commenced his professional career in playing basketball in the year 2004. This was after he had been selected by Portland Trail Blazers on the 2004 NBA Draft. He got much success, and in the year 2006, he got much of his breakthrough in which he scored the winning basket on a match against Houston Rockets. He was then later traded to the Boston Celtics in June 2006 after which he then got traded to Minnesota Timberwolves in July 2007.
Later, he then got signed on a 3-year contract extension in the year 2008 with the Timberwolves. However, he was later traded in the year 2009 to the Los Angeles Clippers. After this, he then joined Cleveland Cavaliers in February 2010 and went back to Minnesota Timberwolves in July 2010. He then remained with the Timberwolves till December 2011 when he got signed with the Phoenix Suns though he was then traded to the Toronto Raptors in February 2013.
After this, he then joined the Chinese Basketball Association through in October 2013 through being signed on a one year contract with a Chinese team known as Tianjin Ronggang. However, he got back to NBA through being signed by the Oklahoma City Thunder and later joined Xinjiang Flying Tiger of CBA in 2014 and later joined Fujian Sturgeons in 2016 where he has been playing to date.
Net Worth & Earnings
Sebastian Telfair has an estimated net worth of $10 million. This is from the fortunes he makes through his professional career in playing basketball. He has played for both the NBA league together with the CBA league with several teams which have contributed highly to his net worth.
Sebastian Telfair has only been rumoured for trading only but has not received any controversies whatsoever in his life. He is of 6 feet and usually active in Twitter only though not active on other platforms. He has kept his hard work which has maintained him in the success of his career.