Who is Zhou Qi?
Zhou Qi is a Chinese professional basketball player who plays in center position for Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association(NBA). Further, Zhou also plays for the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). Qi was drafted by Houston Rockets in the second round and 46th overall pick of 2016 NBA draft. In 2017, Zhou was titled with the CBA defensive player of the year. Moreover, he has also represented China on the FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha in 2015 and received a medal.
Many people are showing great interest in knowing baout Zhou’s personal life. Additionally, people are also eager to know about how a Chinese boy ended being an NBA player? Check out the article below to remove all your doubts and questions regarding Zhou.
|Birth Place||Xinxiang, Henan|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Height||7 feet 2 inches (2.18m)|
|Weight||95 Kg (210 pounds)|
How old is Zhou? Bio, Ethnicity, Family & Education
Zhou Qi is a professional Chinese basketball player born on January 16, 1996. By January of 2019, Zhou has successfully completed 23 years of his age. He was born to Zhou Jianwei in Xinxiang, Henan, China. Zhou was born under the birth sign Capricorn. Further, he holds Chinese nationality and his ethnicity is unknown. Besides, he hasn’t disclosed any information about his siblings.
Jumping into Zhou Qi’s education, he attended Fuxin Basketball School in Fuxin, Liaoning, China in 2005. Besides, he hasn’t disclosed any other information about his educational qualifications.
Zhou qi’s career
Zhou first began his career participating in the TBF International Under-16 Tournament in 2011. Further, Zhou scored 41 points, 28 rebounds and 15 blocks in Chinas semifinal with Germany at the age of just fifteen which lead china to final. Moreover, he scored 30 points, 17 rebounds and 8 blocks in the final against the host nation. Finally, in January of 2014, he joined Xinjiang flying Tigers leaving Liaoning Jaguars. According to the report, he signed a three years contract with Flying Tigers with a fee amount of $740,000. However, later the authorities denied this claim.
Moreover, he recorded a score of 16 points and 10 rebounds in the 2016-2017 season and played a vital role in winning its first championship. Zhou was selected in the 46th overall pick of the second round of the 2016 NBA draft by Houston Rockets. In fact, in the draft, he recorded the longest wingspan of 2.33m. In July of 2017, Zhou officially signed with Houston Rockets. Further, on October 21, 2017, Zhou became the winning cause against Dallas Mavericks which was his debut game with Houston. Besides, he recorded his first NBA points against the New York Knicks, where he scored three bounds and one block in seven minutes playing. In the 2017-18 season, he played for NBA g league basketball team, Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
International career of Zhou Qi
Talking about his international career, he made his debut with the senior Chinese basketball team in the 2014 Asian Games. At that time, Zhou was one of the prominent players in the Chinese team that won the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship. Further, in the 2016 Summer Olympics, he contributed his country with 16 points and 14 rebounds.
Is Zhou Qi Single or married? Girlfriend
The 23 years old Zhou has kept his personal information under wrap. Till now, he hasn’t disclosed any information baout his marital status and girlfriend. Stalking into his social media accounts, he hasn’t mentioned any girl as his wife or girlfriend. As of now, we can say that Zhou is probably single and unmarried. Currently, he is paying more attention to his basketball career rather than other things.
How much is Zhou Qi Net worth and Salary?
As Zhou is currently signed with Houston, it is paying Zhou $800,000 as his annual salary. Although Zhou hasn’t provided his exact net worth, his net worth is estimated at $1 million. Moreover, his clubs highest player James harden earns $28 million annually and Chris Paul earns $24 million annually. Besides, he earned $1,378,242, $1,618,520, and $1,752,959 in the past three seasons respectively.
Height, Weight and other body features
As a basketball player, Zhou has kept him fit and healthy and is very concerned about his health. His parents might be very tall as his height stands 7 feet 2 inches (2.18m) tall. Further, he weighs 95kg (210 pounds). Besides, he hasn’t disclosed any information about his other body measurenment.