Zion Williamson is am American college Basketball player who came into the spotlight after an impressive performance in college basketball. Zion Williamson made impressive stats with his university team Duke Blue Devil to make himself available for 2019 NBA Draft. He plays in the position of Small Forward as well as Power Forward. As of now, Zion Williamson plays for the New Orleans Pelicans who was picked in 2019 NBA Draft.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the young rising athlete Zion Williamson’s net worth is evaluated of $8 million as of 2019. He started playing basketball during high school in Spartanburg Day School.
Keep on reading the article to know detail about Zion Williamson’s early life, career, net worth, and relationship.
Zion Lateef Williamson was born on July 6, 2000, in North Carolina, US to parents Lateef Williamson and Sharonda Sampson. He belongs to American nationality but has African-American ethnicity. He was raised alongside his sibling, Noah Williamson.
With the family background in sports, he used to play football, basketball, and soccer from childhood. His mother Sharonda was a pro sprinter in basketball. At the age of 5, he began focusing on basketball and started practicing with his mother. Since his mother was sprinter, Zion started training with his stepfather to enhance his experience in the position of Point Guard.
Zion enrolled in Spartanburg Day School in North Carolina and played in the high school basketball team. Despite, receiving a scholarship offer from Louisiana State University to play football, he showed his desire to playing basketball.
After he finished his high school education, he attended Duke University. He played for the university team Duke Blue Devils.
Zion began his career by playing basketball for the high school team. He enrolled in Spartanburg Day School and actively participate in the high school basketball team. During his freshman year, he led his high school team to the South Carolina Independent School Association state championship.
Afterward, he attended Duke University where he played for Duke Blue Devils. After impressive skill and performance, he became first picked played in the 2019 NBA Draft by New Orleans Pelicans.
Zion Williamson has signed his first rookie contract of a four-year contract with New Orleans Pelicans which is worth $45 million. The young player is guaranteed to earn $20 million in his first two seasons.
Zion holds impressive stats with an average of 22.6 points and 8.9 rebounds in his 33 games for Duke University.
Net Worth and Earnings
Aforementioned, Zion Williamson’s net worth is evaluated at $8 million. The net worth is expected to grow at the rapid pace with his sign of the first contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. While playing for Duke University his average salary was estimated to be $50,000.
He signed his latest contract with the New Orleans Pelicans that is worth $45 million. The average annual salary is expected to be $10 million which will increase his total worth.
Personal Life and Relationship
Talking about Zion Williamson’s personal life, he is currently dating Tiana White. The couple was romantically involved with each other since the high school days. Tiana White was a member of the cheerleading squad of volleyball as well as track and field team.
The couple started dating during their high school days. As of now, both couples are living happily together and there is no sign of separation even though both are in long-distance relationships.
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