- 0.1 Jeremy Lin is a professional American basketball player. He plays for the Toronto Raptors of the NBA. Lin is the first player of Chinese origin to play in the NBA. He is also one of the few Asian-American major league basketball players in America. Lin has 1.7 million followers on Instagram and 2.52 million followers on Twitter.
- 1 Jeremy Lin- Age, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity.
- 2 Jeremy Lin College Career.
- 3 Jeremy Lin Professional Career
- 4 Jeremy Lin-Net worth.
- 5 Who is Jeremy Lin’s Girlfriend? Did he date Kim Kardashian?
- 6 Height, Weight, Physical features.
Jeremy Lin is a professional American basketball player. He plays for the Toronto Raptors of the NBA. Lin is the first player of Chinese origin to play in the NBA. He is also one of the few Asian-American major league basketball players in America. Lin has 1.7 million followers on Instagram and 2.52 million followers on Twitter.
Jeremy Lin- Age, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity.
The successful basketball player was born on August 23rd, 1988. He is 30 years of age in 2019. Jeremy was born in Torrance, Los Angeles, America. His parents are Lin Gie-Ming(father) and Shirley Lin(mother).
Jeremy was raised in Palo Alto in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has two brothers- Josh and Joseph. He holds American nationality. The athlete belongs to Chinese-Taiwanese ethnicity. The NBA star’s birth name is Jeremy Shu-How Lin. While his birth sign is Virgo.
Jeremy Lin College Career.
Jeremy joined the Harvard University and he joined the All-Ivy League Second Team in his inexperienced years. He was the only ‘NCAA Division I’ men’s basketball player with a top 10 rank in his junior years. Afterward, Lin was selected to be a part of the All-Ivy League Second Team. The talented basketball player successfully finished his college-level basketball career. He was the first player of the Ivy League to ever to record 1,483 points, 487 bounce backs, 406 assists, and 225 steals. After that, in 2010, Jeremy graduated from Harvard with a degree in financial aspects and a 3.1 GPA.
Jeremy Lin Professional Career
Even though he had an outstanding record, no team picked him in the 2010 NBA draft. So, Jeremy showcased his remarkable talent in the off-season ‘NBA Summer League’ championship. There, he played for the ‘Dallas Mavericks’. After that, a San Francisco based team, the ‘Golden State Warriors’ claimed him. At that time, Lin also signed a three-year endorsement contract with ‘Nike’. The ‘New York Knicks’ picked Jeremy as a backup in the 2011-2012 season. While playing for the New York Knicks in 2012, Jeremy turned the tables and led the team to an unexpected victory. This event created a global craze termed as ‘Linsanity’.
In the 2012 off-season period, the ‘Houston Rockets’ signed Lin for $19.5 million. Following this, on July 13th, 2014, the Houston Rockets traded the basketball star to the ‘Los Angeles Lakers’. After that on July 9th, 2015, ‘Charlotte Hornets’ signed Jeremy Lin on a $4.3 million contract. Likewise, on July 7th, 2016, he signed a 3 year $36 million contract with the ‘Brooklyn Nets’. Subsequently, the Brooklyn Nets traded him to ‘Atlanta Hawks’ on July 13th, 2018. The Atlanta Hawks let go of Jeremy on February 11th, 2019 after finalizing a buyout. Lin signed with the Toronto Raptors on February 13th, 2019. He currently plays for the team.
Jeremy Lin-Net worth.
The successful NBA player has stacked up huge amounts of wealth. In addition, Jeremy also has several brand endorsements. He endorsed Nike from 2012-2014. We have not uncovered the amount of money that he earned from the endorsement. He has been endorsing Adidas since then. As of 2019, Jeremy Lin’s estimated net worth is $170 million.
Who is Jeremy Lin’s Girlfriend? Did he date Kim Kardashian?
Lin reportedly has the nicest personality. He is the type of man that every girl wants. Despite this, the 30-year-old athlete has no girlfriend at present. However, one of his friends revealed that Jeremy did have a girlfriend during his college days. In 2012, Lin was rumored to be dating Kim Kardashian. This rumor proved to be false when Jeremy disclosed the truth in a conversation with ESPN. Later, Kardashian’s spokeswoman also said that the dating rumor was false.
Height, Weight, Physical features.
The attractive basketball player stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches. He weighs around 91kgs. Furthermore, Lin’s hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown.