Nick Young Biography

Updated On Feb 17, 2019 Published On Nov 20, 2015
Facts of Nick Young
Date of Birth: 1985 , June-1
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 7 Inch
Name Nick Young
Birth Name Nicholas Aaron Young
Nick Name Swaggy P
Father Charles Young Sr.(Politician)
Mother Mae Young
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California, United States
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Profession Professional Basketball Player, Actor
Working For National Basketball Association (NBA)
Net Worth $8 million
Salary 5.444 million USD (2016)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Waist size 36 in
Chest Size 45 in
Weight in KG 95 kg
Affair with Carol Rodriguez (2006-2012)
Girlfriend Iggy Azalea (2013-2016),Paloma Ford (2016-2017)
Married N/A
Children Navi Young, Nick Young Jr.
Education University of Southern California
Siblings Charles Young Jr. and John Young.
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Professional basketball player Nick Young is the Los Angeles Lakers player. He has been playing in the NBA for a long time. As a player, he plays as a shooting guard and he is also good in small forward positions.

Bio: Age, Childhood, Education

Born as Nicholas Aaron Young on June 1, 1985, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America to parents of African and American descent, Nick was raised in a middle-class family. He is an American and is of black ethnicity.

Love Affairs, Girlfriend

In November 2013, Nick was seen with rapper, model and songwriter Iggy Azalea. They were seen having romantic love affairs in the public place.

However, he only confirmed it that he has been dating her in April 2014. Recently on 1st of June 2015, they got engaged with a promise to get married soon.

Career In Detail

Nick began playing basketball since he was in Cleveland High School. There he was one of the best basketball players in this team.

He also played for University of Southern California for about three years since 2004 and finally on 15th of December 2007, he played his first NBA game and that was against Sacramento Kings. He was first signed by Washington Wizards in the 2007 NBA draft.

Finally, on 11th of July 2013, he was signed by the Los Angeles Lakers on a massive contract.

Salary And Net Worth

As of 2019, he has a net worth of $8 million. His salary for 2015 is 4.994 million USD.  

Nick Young facts on timeline

Born in Los Angeles, California

June 1 , 1985

 Born as Nicholas Aaron Young in Los Angeles, California, United States of America to parents of African and American descent, Nick was raised in middle class family. He is an American and is of black ethnicity. He is six feet and seven inch tall. 

Was honored by Athlon

2004

Nick began playing basketball since he was in Cleveland High School. There he was one of the best basket ball players in this team. In 2004, he averaged 27.2 points and earned 10.8 rebounds. That year, he was honored by Athlon; they listed him in their list of Top Seniors. 

Began playing for University of Southern California

2004

After graduation from high school education, he joined University of Southern California and began playing there since 2004. Within a year, he earned his place in All-Pac-10 First Team. His average score there was also quite high. 

Joined Washington Wizards

2007

After playing for University of Southern California for about three years since 2004 and finally on 15th of December 2007, he played his first NBA game and that was against Sacramento Kings. He was first signed by Washington Wizards in the 2007 NBA draft.

Joined Los Angeles Clippers

March 15 , 2012

After playing from Washington Wizards for about half a decade, he was offered a massive offer from Los Angeles Clippers. In 2011, he played one of the best sessions in his NBA career. Finally on 15th of March, 2012 he joined Los Angeles Clippers. 

Joined Los Angeles Lakers

July 11 , 2013

After playing from Los Angeles Clippers for about four months, he was signed by Philadelphia 76ers; he was signed by then on a year deal. Then on 11th of July 2013, he was signed by Los Angeles Lakers. He is still playing for them. 

Began dating Iggy Azalea

2013

He was rumored to be dating Iggy Azalea from the end of 2013. Iggy Azalea is a famous rapper, model and songwriter from Australia. They were seen having romantic love affairs in the public place. However, he only confirmed it that he has been dating her in April 2014.

Engaged with Iggy Azalea

June 1 , 2015

After dating each other for more than a year, they decided to enter into the new stage of their love life and they decided to get engaged. They finally got engaged on 1st of June 2015 and they have also promised to get married soon.