|Celebrated Name:||Ben Simmons|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Benjamin David Simmons|
|Age:||24 years old|
|Birth Date:||July 20, 1996|
|Birth Place:||Melbourne, Victoria, US|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Kendall Jenner|
|Is Ben Simmons Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
The All-American and the USBWA National Freshman of the year, Ben Simmons, is an outstanding basketball player who plays for Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA as Point guard/Forward. He has been awarded numerous awards, including the NBA Rookie of the year 2018.
Maybe you know about Ben Simmons very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Ben Simmons’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Born on 20th July 1996, in Melbourne, Victoria, to father Dave and mother Julie, Ben Simmons was raised in Newcastle and playing basketball at the age of seven. Being a teenager, Simmons was torn between his love for basketball and Football but chose basketball as his first priority. Simmons went to Box Hill Senior Secondary College at the year 2011 before taking a scholarship at the Australian Institute of Sport in 2012.
Ben has a brother Liam who, for improving his shooting game, resigned his position as an assistant coach at the University of California. His sister Emily is the wife of former NFL player Michael Bush. David Patrick, an assistant coach at LSU, is his Godfather and played a keen role in shaping Ben’s career.
Ben had a cousin who was killed in an accident on 25 June 2016, which was a Hit-and-run case.
The Documentary film One & Done features Ben Simmons, showing his life as a sophomore and beyond his college days. His family and life is also shown there.
Ben has dated Kendall Jenner from 2018 to 2019.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on July 20, 1996, Ben Simmons is 24 years old as of today’s date 5th May 2021. His height is 2.08m tall, and his weight is 109 kg.
In his Sophomore year, Ben, playing for Montverde rally, defeated New Jersey’s St Benedict’s in the final of High School National Tournament, where he gained immense popularity.
For the 2013-2014 season, Ben averaged 18.5 points, 9.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game. He has a record of 88 blocks in a single game. The next season he was named America’s top high school junior and was voted MVP.
On 10 March 2015, he received the Morgan Wootten award for being the best student-athletes in the classroom and community.
During his years in Philadelphia 76ers, his attitude was questioned, and his reputation towards the club was the most talked about topic. He signed his rookie scale contract with the 76ers and joined the team for the 2016 NBA Summer League.
Awards & Achievements
Ben Simmons has won several awards during his career. Some of them being very prestigious such as NBA rookie first-team honors. Other awards are:
- NBA Rookie of the Year
- Press Preseason All-America team honors
- Player of the year 2017
- Leagues Freshman of the Year
- Gatorade National Player of the Year
Net Worth & Salary of Ben Simmons in 2021
As of May 2021, Ben has garnered a net worth of $10 million. He is also reported to sign a contract to Philadelphia 76ers.
He also has a brand endorsement with Nike worth $20 million.
Ben lives in a luxurious house worth $25000 with his girlfriend, Kendall Jenner. He has many cars, such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Hummers.
He has over 4.9 million followers on Instagram.
Ben Simmons has always been a strong personality, and his constant love for fans on Instagram shows his fan following is high. He has not only been an influencer to teenagers but also carved a niche among esteemed personalities.