Trae Young Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Kids, National Basketball Association (NBA), Net Worth

Trae Young

Trae Young Biography

Trae Young is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed “Ice Trae”, he was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2018 NBA draft with the fifth pick, and later traded to the Atlanta Hawks, along with a future first-round pick, for the draft rights to Luka Dončić. He joined Dončić in a unanimous selection to the 2019 NBA All-Rookie First Team.

Trae Young Age

Young was born on 19th September, 1998, Lubbock, Texas, U.S.

Trae Young Height

Trae stand at a height of 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) tall.

Trae Young Weight

Trae weighs 164 lb (74 kg)

Trae Young Nationality

Trae is an American nationality.

Trae Young Ethnicity

Young is an African American.

Trae Young Education

Young attended Norman North High School in his hometown of Norman, Oklahoma. He later joined The University Of Oklahoma.

Trae Young Parents

Trae is the son of Candice and Rayford Young, who played basketball at Texas Tech and professionally in Europe.

Trae Young Siblings

Trae has a younger brother, Tim, and two younger sisters, Caitlyn and Camryn.

Trae Young Wife

Trae is engaged to his wife, Shelby Miller. Young and Miller got engaged on December 17, 2021. The soon-to-be Trae Young’s wife attended the same college as the basketball player. This lovely duo has been together for over four years, and their love seems to be growing. Miller is one of Young’s biggest support systems. She was born in Norman, Oklahoma, in the United States.

On October 25, 1995, Miller was born and is 27 years old. As a former cheerleader and the fiancee of a professional athlete, she is very into fitness and maintains a balanced diet. Shelby was born to Mike Miller (Father) and Sherri Miller (mother). Shelby’s mom is an adjunct instructor and an intern supervisor at the University of Oklahoma, while her Father is the Vice President of EnviroProducts.

Besides that, Young’s fiancee also has an older sister named Cassie Todd, who got married at the end of 2019. Trae was invited to her sister’s wedding, and the duo looked dapper. As of now, Shelby is already a proud aunt to her niece Tinsley Todd who turned two in June of 2021.

Trae Young Children

Trae Young and his fiancee Shelby Miller welcomed their first son, Tydus Reign Young on 2nd June, 2022.

Trae Young National Basketball Association (NBA)

Young entered his fifth NBA season, the Atlanta Hawks decided to pull off a trade receiving Dejounte Murray of the San Antonio Spurs in the process. The trade improved the Hawks’ defense and reduced Young’s offensive burden. His season began on October 19, 2022, against the Houston Rockets. In his first game, he put up 23 points and 13 assists.

Trae is a two-time NBA All-Star. He played college basketball for the Oklahoma Sooners. In 2017, he tied the then-record in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I single-game assists with 22. Young became the only player to ever lead the NCAA in both points and assists in a single season.

Young scored a then season-high 42 points on 14th November 2021, along with 8 rebounds and 10 assists, to lead Atlanta to a 120–100 victory over the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks. On January 3, 2022, Young scored a career-high 56 points, along with 14 assists, in a 136–131 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. From November 22 to January 7, Young had 17th consecutive 25-point games, breaking a tie with Dominique Wilkins for the franchise record.

Trae scored 38 points in a 117–110 season-opening win against the Detroit Pistons on October 2019. On November 29, Young scored 49 points, including 21 points in the fourth quarter, in a 105–104 overtime loss to the Indiana Pacers. On January 23, 2020, he was selected for the NBA All-Star selection as a backcourt starter.

Young also joined 2018’s top two selections Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley III as the first consensus All-American First-Team to have three freshman players be named there. On March 15, Young recorded 28 points, seven assists, and five rebounds in an 83–78 overtime loss to the seventh-seeded Rhode Island Rams. He became the second freshman to record similar numbers of points in an NCAA Tournament game, with Chris Paul being the first player back in 2004.

Trae was selected with the fifth overall pick by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2018 NBA draft on 21st June 2018, but was traded to the Atlanta Hawks along with a protected future first round pick in exchange for the rights to the third overall pick Luka Dončić. On July 1, 2018, Young officially signed with the Hawks.

Young was considered one of the best players in the 2017 recruiting class by Scout.com, Rivals.com and ESPN. ESPN considered him the second-best point guard prospect that year, while the other websites considered him the third-best. On February 16, 2017, Young committed to the Oklahoma Sooners. Young has appeared in a Netflix movie with Adam Sandler and starred in multiple national ad campaigns. Young was a member of the U.S. men’s national U18 team that won a gold medal at the 2016 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship.

Trae Young Current Contract

Trae Young signed a 5 year / $215,159,700 contract with the Atlanta Hawks, including $215,159,700 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $43,031,940. In 2022-23, Young will earn a base salary of $37,096,500, while carrying a cap hit of $37,096,500 and a dead cap value of $37,096,500.

Trae Young Shoes

Trae shoes combines speed, agility and an innate ability to shoot the ball from anywhere on the court. His debut signature shoes, the Trae Young 1, have a responsive Lightstrike midsole to let move on the court without weighing down.

Trae Young Position

Trae Young is a dominant force offensively. Young finished his fourth NBA season as the league leader in total points and total assists, the first player to do so since Tiny Archibald. His star power is the reason why the Hawks’ aggressive pursuit of an upgraded roster this offseason.

Trae Young Points

Young was left outside the top ten, coming in at number 12. Trae Young averaged 28.4 points and 9.7 assists per game during the 2021-22 NBA season.

Trae Young Salary

Trae Young earns a base salary of $37,096,500, while carrying a cap hit of $37,096,500 and a dead cap value of $37,096,500.

Trae Young Net Worth

Trae’s net worth is estimated to be USD 20 million.

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