J. J. Redick Biography
Quick Facts J. J. Redick
J. J. Redick is an American professional basketball player. He is well known for being a two-time ACC Player of the Year and the 2006 Naismith College Player of the Year. He currently, plays the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Basketball player J. J. is a married man. He is married to his long term girlfriend and the couple is now the parent of their son.
J. J. Redick Early Life & Education
Jonathan Clay “J. J.” Redick was born on June 24, 1984, in Cookeville, Tennessee. He is the son of Jeanie and Ken Redick. He belongs to sports family. His father played basketball for two seasons at Ohio Wesleyan University, and his older twin sisters, Catie and Alyssa, both played for Campbell University.
His younger brother, David, was a short end for the Marshall University football team till he decided not to play due to injury. J.J attended Cave Spring High School in Roanoke, Virginia. He took up a degree in history with a minor in cultural anthropology at Duke University.
J. J. Redick Career
J.J. Redick started his career playing for the Cave Spring High School’s basketball team. He was selected as the McDonalds All-American Most Valuable Player in 2002. He guided the team in clinching the Virginia state championship facing George Wythe High School.
In college, he played for the Duke Blue Devils, where Redick served as co-captain for the team in his junior year. He earned ACC Player of the Year, tournament MVP, and Adolph Rupp Trophy for two back-to-back years.
J. J. Redick was chosen by the Orlando Magic as 11th pick for the NBA Draft in 2006. In 2010, Redick earned an offer sheet from the Chicago Bulls, but Magic met it and held the rights to him. Two years later, he completed a career high when he scored 31 points, and 7/7 from the free throw line while the match against Charlotte Bobcats.
In 2013, Redick was purchased out to the Milwaukee Bucks. After his five-month assignment with the team, he acknowledged a four-year deal with Los Angeles Clippers. Redick contracted with the Philadelphia 76ers on July 8, 2017.
J. J. Redick Personal Life
J. J. Redick is a happily married man. He and his wife Chelsea Kilgore has been married for a long time. His wife used work at Pilates Loft. The couple began to date each other in 2008 and after dating around a year the couple engaged on July 2009 and soon they married on June 26, 2010.
The couple welcomed their first son Knox in August 2014. His wife is very supportive and in her spare time, Chelsea works at her hubby’s charity the JJ Redick Foundation.
Chelsea and J.J. used to live together in a $5 million mansion in Texas, but they sold that house in 2016, according to Forbes.
J. J. Redick Controversy
On June 13, 2006, Redick was jailed and accused of driving under the impact of alcohol in Durham County, North Carolina. His blood-alcohol level was 0.11. The judicial limit in North Carolina is 0.08. Redick was freed on a $1,000 bond soon after being imprisoned.
J. J. Redick Net Worth
J. J. Redick has a great name and fame in this industry. He owns few of the best luxury cars in the world. The Car brands owned by J. J. Redick includes Lamborghini Aventador, Mercedes Benz, and Audi.
J. J. Redick Resides in Dumbo. Dumbo is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. He had Multiple Estates. Newly he Purchased 2,058-square-foot duplex in Dumbo. Expected Value of this Real Estate Property about $4.5 Million.
Being a successful player he also earns his income source from endorsements. As of 2017, his estimated net worth has $26 million. To know more about him you can follow him Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.