|Trae Young Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||September 19, 1998|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Trae Young is an American professional basketball player who as of July 2023, had been playing for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Previously, he had played college basketball for the Oklahoma Sooners.
Rayford Trae Young
Lubbock, Texas, United States
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Young attended Norman North High School in Norman, Oklahoma. Then, he went on to study at the University of Oklahoma where he was the first five-star recruit since Tiny Gallon in 2010.
- Father – Rayford Young
- Mother – Candice Young
- Siblings – Trae has a younger brother and two younger sisters.
Trae is managed by Omar Wilkes.
Trae Young’s net worth was ‘$50,000,000’ according to ‘Celebrity Net Worth’.
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Trae has dated –
- Shelby Miller (2017-Present) – Trae got engaged to his college sweetheart Shelby Miller in December 2021, whom he met at the University of Oklahoma in 2017. Together, the couple has a son named Tydus Reign Young, born in June 2022. They got married on July 22, 2023.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Black and White)
Trae has African-American ancestry on his father’s side and German and English ancestry on his mother’s side.
- He sports a vendetta beard.
- Curly hairstyle
Trae has appeared in commercials for various brands including –
- State Farm
Trae Young Facts
- He was brought up in Pampa, Texas, by his mother and paternal grandparents. Growing up, Trae hardly spent time with his father as he had been playing basketball overseas.
- One of Trae’s uncles had also played college basketball in the NAIA.
- During his sophomore year, Young averaged 25 points, 5 assists, and 4 rebounds per game which eventually led to his high school team winning the 2015 area championship. He was then named Oklahoma’s “Sophomore of the Year”.
- Trae was chosen fifth overall pick by his hometown team the Dallas Mavericks in the 2018 NBA draft on June 21, 2018. However, he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks. He officially signed with the Atlanta Hawks on July 1, 2018.
- Young was named to the U.S. men’s national U18 team which won a gold medal at the 2016 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship.
- Like fellow professional basketball player Donovan Mitchell, Trae was also featured in the second season of the Young Hollywood original docu-series Rookie on the Rise.
- He has a pet dog named Normi.
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