Andrew Wiggins Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $35 million|
|Full Name Andrew Christian Wiggins|
|Birth Date February 23, 1995|
|Age 27 Years|
|Birthplace Toronto, Ontario Canada|
|Profession Basketball player|
A professional basketball player from Canada named Andrew Christian Wiggins plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association at the moment (NBA). Following Anthony Bennett, he is the second Canadian to be selected first overall in the NBA draft and he is a member of the Canadian national team as well. He later went on to win the NBA Rookie of the Year title for the 2014–15 campaign, and he was essential to the Timberwolves’ run in the 2018 playoffs.
Andrew Wiggins Early Life
One of the six children of Mitchell Wiggins and Marita Payne-Wiggins, Andrew was born on February 23, 1995, in Toronto, Canada. In the Ontario city of Vaughan’s Thornhill neighborhood, his parents reared him and his siblings. Just like his father, Andrew Wiggins has played basketball at the collegiate level, but his two brothers have as well. Wiggins started playing basketball at the age of nine and he joined a Toronto under-10 squad the next year. Andrew Wiggins went to Vaughan Secondary School for his first two years of high school. He participated in their basketball program and led the group to a provincial title in Ontario. He changed schools in 2011 and enrolled in West Virginia’s Huntington Prep School. After researching the basketball offerings at various colleges, Wiggins chose to enroll at the University of Kansas in June 2013.
Andrew Wiggins Career
When Andrew Wiggins became eligible for the 2014 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers chose him with the first pick. Wiggins played his first NBA game on October 29, 2014, against the Memphis Grizzlies. He performed effectively for the remainder of the season. Wiggins was re-signed by the Timberwolves with a five-year, $148 million deal extension following a good third season. He outscored the Thunder by a startling 40 points on January 8, 2019.
In 2010 and 2012, the Canadian junior national team’s bronze-winning squads at the FIBA Under-17 World Championship and FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship included Andrew Wiggins. He was chosen to play for the Canadian national team at the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship, which served as the Olympic qualifier for the 2016 Summer Games.
Andrew Wiggins Girlfriend
Mychal Johnson, a basketball player for the University of Notre Dame, is a current girlfriend of Andrew Wiggins and they have two daughters.
Andrew Wiggins Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Andrew Wiggins is $35 million as of 2022. He was selected first overall in the 2014 draft, and his contract had a minimum guaranteed value of $11.3 million. Over the course of his four-year rookie contract, he was eligible for a maximum salary of $24 million. He extended his rookie deal for five years and $148 million in October 2017. He have made more than $100 million in his career by the end of the 2021.
Andrew Wiggins Height and Weight
|Weight 89 kg|
|Eye Color Black|
|Hair Color Black|