|Celebrated Name:||Jimmer Fredette|
|Real Name/Full Name:||James Taft “Jimmer” Fredette|
|Age:||32 years old|
|Birth Date:||25 February 1989|
|Birth Place:||Glens Falls, New York, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Whitney Wonnacott (m. 2012)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Taft, Wesley)|
|Is Jimmer Fredette Gay?:||No|
|Salary:||$19,000 per year|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Jimmer Fredette is a professional American basketball player who plays for the Panathinaikos team of Greek Basket League and Euro League. He was elected as the National layer of the Year in 2011 in his college basketball team after he was the leading point scorer in the NCAA Division 1. He spent the major part of his basketball career in the NBA Development League where he also won the All-Star Game MVP.
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Early Life & Biography
Jimmer Fredette was born on 25 February 1989 in Glens Falls, New York, to his parents Al and Kay Fredette and Jimmer was the youngest of his three siblings. His name was given as ‘Jimmer’ because his mother wanted to call him by some unique name, thus came up with ‘Jimmer’, which is a quite fancy name. He was always dedicated to sports and athleticism since his childhood and always wanted to adopt a career in the same.
His elder brother TJ helped him with his basketball training since he was only four years old. According to his brother, he was capable of hitting a three-pointer at the age of 5 and adapted a few moves to dodge his opponents who are bigger than him. His elder sister, Lindsay, who was crowned as Miss Teen New York in 1998. When Jimmer was 18 years old, his father became the member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Jimmer Fredette got engaged to the former BYU cheerleader Whitney Wonnacott in 2011, which they announced via Twitter. They got married on June 1, 2012. During the birth of his first child, he was not able to attend his team’s first playoff and had to travel all the way to Denver, Colorado. They named their first girl child as Wesley. After his return, he scored 39 points in a single game, to help his team to victory. His second child was born after he was drafted into the team of Phoenix. His son was named as Taft.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 25 February 1989, Jimmer Fredette is 32 years old as of today’s date 16th May 2021. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 88 kg.
Jimmer was professionally involved in basketball since he was in high school. He was listed among the nation’s to 75 shooters by ESPN.com. He was his school’s all-time leading scorer, who was ranked 16 on the all-time scoring list. He was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks during the 2011 NBA draft and later got traded into Sacramento Kings which involved basketball superstars such as Corey Maggette and Stephen Jackson.
He very soon became the crowd’s favourite and resulted in a 540 per cent increase in shirt sale. He made his rookie debut against Golden State Warriors in 2011, and scored 21 points in that match and recorded four rebounds in total. His career took a steep turn after he signed a deal with Phoenix Suns and made his return to the NBA in style. He received a standing ovation after he returned to Utah and lost that particular game.
Awards & Achievements
Jimmer Fredette is a popular name in the NBA world who has achieved several awards and recognition throughout his career, some of which are listed below:
- Naismith College Player of the Year (2011)
- John R. Wooden Award (2011)
- Oscar Robertson Trophy (2011)
- Sporting News Men’s College Basketball Player of the Year (2011)
- Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award (2011)
Net Worth & Salary of Jimmer Fredette in 2021
Jimmer Fredette has played for several teams in the NBA and has gathered a net worth of $10 million as of May 2021. Majority of his income comes as his salary from the respective league. He is also being sponsored by various brands and has done a few endorsement deals.
Jimmer Fredette is a popular name in the basketball world who has achieved several milestones throughout his career. He started his professional career while he was in high school and was the all-time top scorer of his high school. He started his NBA career with Milwaukee Bucks where he was able to gather quite a lot of fame and popularity. He signed with Shanghai Sharks on 2016, of CBA where he recorded his career-high of 73 points in CBA game.