|Celebrated Name:||Julius Erving|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Julius Winfield Erving II|
|Age:||71 years old|
|Birth Date:||February 22, 1950|
|Birth Place:||East Meadow in New York|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Dorýs Madden (m. 2008), Turquoise Brown (m. 1972–2003)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Alexandra Stevenson, Jules Erving, Justin Kangas, Corey Erving|
|Is Julius Erving Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$32 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2021|
Julius Erving, popularly known to be Dr. J, is a famous American basketball player who has retired now. He is renowned for making a modern game style popular, which focuses on leaping and then playing over the rim. Julius has also played a significant role in legitimization in the American Basketball Association. He has won three championships in his career and has also won a lot of prestigious awards.
Maybe you know about Julius Erving 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 Julius Erving’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
He was born on 22nd February in 1950 in East Meadow in New York. After the age of 13, he was raised in Roosevelt in New York. He used to go to Roosevelt High School and also played for the basketball team. At that time, he got the nickname “Dr.J” or “Doctor.” In the year 1968, he took admission in the University of Massachusetts. He left his college to continue his professional career, but he got his bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1986. He also has got a doctorate from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Julius Erving is a Christian and speaks about his faith many times. In the year 1972, he got married to Turquoise, but they took a divorce in the year 2003. Both of them had four children together. In the year 2000, his 19 years old son was found dead in the pond, and Erving said that it was the worst day of his life. In the year 1979, he started an affair with Samantha Stevenson, who is a sportswriter.
In the year 1980, she gave birth to Alexandra Stevenson, who is a tennis player now. Till 1999, it wasn’t known that Erving was her father. In the year 2009, he attended the match of his daughter for the first time. In the year 2003, he had a child Justin Kangas out of his marriage. He continued his relationship with the woman, Madden, with whom he had three children more. Both of them got married in the year 2008.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on February 22, 1950, Julius Erving is 71 years old as of today’s date 9th September 2021. His height is 2.01m tall, and his weight is 95 kg.
He was selected as a senior in the All Ohio Capital Conference Division team during his high school. In the year 2010, he was listed as number 211, running back player in the country. He has limited scholarship offers because he was a high school student, but Eastern Michigan, Marshall, and Bowling Green were ready to accept him. He decided to choose the Ohio state team. From the year 2010 to 2012, he played for his college team. He appeared in a total of thirteen games as a freshman. In the year 2011, sophomore season, he rushed 182 carries and 948 yards along with 13 touchdowns.
In the year 2012, he went with 253 yards of career and claimed to be Big Ten Offensive Player of the week. HE completed this season with a total of 1793 yards, and it was second-most in Big Ten Conference. His junior season ended in the year 2012, after which he decided to enter NFL Draft 2013. He started playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers team and signed four years of contract worth $4.12 million rookie contract. On 13th March, in 2019, He signed four years of contract with New York Jets and has been playing for the team till now.
Awards & Achievements
Due to his hard work and amazing gameplay, he has been able to garner a lot of awards and achievements, including:
- NBA Champion in 1983
- Two times ABA champion in 1974 and 1976
- NBA Most Valuable Player in 1981
- Eleven times NBA All-Star from 1977 to 1987 continuously
- Five Times ABA All-Star from 1971 to 1976
- ABA All-Rookie First Team in 1972
- Number 32 retired by UMass
- ABA All-Time Team
- ABA Slam Dunk Champion in 1976
Net Worth & Salary of Julius Erving in 2021
As of September 2021, the net worth of Julius Erving is around $32 million, which he has earned by working as a professional basketball player. He isn’t playing basketball now, but he has gathered most of his wealth from basketball career.
In his career of basketball, he has been able to win a lot of awards and achievements due to which he is an inspiration to numerous basketball players out there. He was passionate about basketball since his high school days. Currently, he lives with his wife and kids happy. He lives a luxurious life because of the wealth he has earned in years of his profession as a basketball player.