Know About Nick Young; Age, Net Worth, Team, NBA Stats, Wife

Published Date: 07 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 07 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Nick Young, age 33, had a short stint with the NBA team, Denver Nuggets, after being axed in just 20 days of signing the deal. Before that, the professional shooting guard enjoyed a professional stint with five different NBA teams.

Besides the shooting guard position, Swaggy P aka Nick Young claimed the NBA Championship with the Golden State Warriors in 2018 with his other talent as a small forward. While the American basketball player enjoys a prominent professional career, Nick was no exception from the relationship mishap in the past.

Short Bio: Age, Siblings, Height

Born to Charles Young and Mae Young on 1 June 1985 in Reseda, California, the basketball star comes with the birth name, Nicholas Aaron Young. He shared the sibling bond with his older brother, Charles Young Jr, who lost his life to a gang crossfire when Nick was 5. His other family member includes of his another older brother, John Young.

Nick, age 33, is the student of the Cleveland High School in Reseda. Thereon, the young kid commenced his amateur basketball career before carrying it to the University of Southern California.

He stands tall at a height of 6 feet and 7 inches (2.01 m) and weighs around 210 lbs (95 kg).

Career Stats, Net Worth

The shooting guard/small forward enjoys a handsome sum of $8 Million as his professional net worth. Every bit of Nick’s earnings is the result of his more than a decade-long career in basketball. Following the amateur success, Nick entered NBA platform as the 16th pick of Washington Wizards in the 2007 NBA Draft. His NBA debut came against the Sacramento Kings on 15 December 2007.

Nick Young later traded to Los Angeles Clippers on 15 March 2012; he then headed to the Philadelphia 76ers with a one-year deal on 12 July the same year. He later played for four years with the Los Angeles Lakers from 2013 to 2017 and bagged an NBA championship in 2018 with his new club Golden State Warriors. Back on 10 December 2018, Nick signed with the Denver Nuggets; however, 20 days later, he was axed by the team.

Coming to this point of his career, Nick’s NBA stats read at .418 field goal percentage, .376 3-point field goal percentage, and 1.0 assists per game from 720 games.

Relationship Turmoil Before Pronouncing Man And Wife!

Back in 2013, the hot topic of Nick Young’s romance became a talk of the town. The basketball star began dating Australian-born rapper Iggy Azalea from September 2013 and later proposed her in his 30th birthday party to which she said yes. However, just after the pair turned up the romance with engagement announcement on 1 June 2015, their relationship hit the rock bottom.


Nick Young pictured with ex-girlfriend Iggy Azalea (Picture: People)

Iggy decided to call off the engagement in 2016 after Nick was alleged of cheating her with another woman. It was after the video recorded by Nick’s fellow Lakers’ teammate, D’Angelo Russell proved the former having an extra affair.

The video displayed a private conversation between Nick and D’Angelo where Nick spoke about his secret affair besides Iggy. D’Angelo later shared the video on Twitter to which Iggy thanked him for sharing it.

With Whom Was Nick Having An Affair?

It was right After Iggy broke her engagement with Nick, the owner of L.A.’s TNK Hair Studios, Keonna Green announced of three-week pregnancy with Nick’s second child. The two were an item since the high school days in 2002 when Keonna was a cheerleader.


Nick Young with his kids on 7 April 2019 (Picture: Nick’s Instagram)

The couple shares two kids together: a son named Nick Jr. (born 2012) and a daughter named Navi (born 2016). Nick and Keonna are steering their relationship life quite smoothly leaving out the past controversy far behind them.

Some Interesting Facts About Nick Young

  • Nick’s nickname ‘Swaggy P’ is a pseudo-biblical reference to ‘the Prophet of Swag.’
  • He was fined $10,000 by his team Washington Wizards for participating in Gilbert Arenas’ antics before his game on 5 January 2010.
  • Nick’s career highlight includes 2x All-Pac First Team in 2005-2006 and 2006-2007.
  • Nick works with the Nick Young Foundation with the motive to end gang violence and offers affected victims with psychiatric services.  
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