Jayson Christopher Tatum Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. A McDonald’s All-American in high school in Missouri, he played college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils.
Jayson Tatum Net Worth 2023 Salary
|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 3, 1998|
|Place of Birth:||St. Louis, Missouri|
Jayson Christopher Tatum Sr, on the 3rd of March, 1998, in St. Louis, Missouri. He was conceived when both his parents were 19 years old and were not married to each other. When he was born, his mother decided to raise him as a single mother. His father, Justin, was a basketball player who played for ‘St. Louis University.’ He later took up a job as a gym teacher and a basketball coach at the ‘Christian Brothers College High School’ in St. Louis.
Jayson Tatum Girlfriends And Wife
The NBA player dated the volleyball player Samie Amos while at Duke. They were together happily until the news regarding Toriah Lachell’s pregnancy broke out. The couple broke up then. Things didn’t work out between Toriah and Jayson even after Deuce’s birth. However, they have chosen not to distance themselves from raising their son. Furthermore, the rumor that Jayson was dating the R&B singer Ella Mai broke out. They frequently flirted on Instagram, giving more foundation to the talks. Jayson even attended Ella Mai’s Baltimore show on March 16, 2019. However, it is not evident if they are still together or if their tie is just a short fling. Moreover, no precise detail about his current relationship is available.
Here are some of the best highlights of Jayson Tatum’s career:
- NBA All-Rookie First Team (2018)
- NBA All-Star (2020)
The ‘Boston Celtics’ general manager, Danny Ainge, made a controversial move to acquire Jayson, who was picked as number 3 overall in June 2017. His first tournament with the ‘Celtics’ was the 2017 ‘NBA Summer League’ event, which took place in Utah. The ‘Celtics’ entered the 2018 ‘NBA Playoffs.’ During the tournament, Jayson once again played the key role in many of his team’s victories. In a second-round game against the ‘Philadelphia 76ers,’ he scored 28 points, which was the all-time highest score in a playoff by a rookie playing for the ‘Celtics.’ He also became the youngest player to score more than 20 points in four consecutive ‘NBA Playoff’ games. He then scored his fifth 20-pointer in the same tournament, claiming another record. In 2018, he was named to the ‘NBA All-Rookie First Team.’ He has also represented his national team in many overseas tournaments.