Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Dating Status, Family, Net Worth & Facts

Published Date: 03 Aug, 2020 Updated date: 03 Aug, 2020 By Lucifer

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s sporting influence comes from his family. From having an athlete mother and a father who coached him in his early days, the support he gets from his girlfriend is both inspiring and empowering.

Canadian professional Basketball player Shai Gilgeous-Alexander plays for NBA team Oklahoma City Thunder. On 13 January 2020, the former Clippers star recorded his first NBA triple-double with 20 points, 10 assists and a career-high 20 rebounds in a 117–104 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Bio & Family; Age, Height, Weight

The player was born as Shaivonte Aician Gilgeous-Alexander on 12 July 1998 in Toronto, Ontario. Talking about his family, his mother, Charmaine Gilgeous, is a former track star who competed for Antigua and Barbuda at the 1992 Summer Olympics. His father, Vaughn Alexander, coached him as a youth.

Shai went to St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School before switching to Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School. Then he chooses Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga, Tennessee for his junior and senior years to improve his basketball skills, graduating in 2017. Shai is 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) tall and weighs around 82 kg.

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Net Worth & Contract Details!

Before his professional career, Shai played his 2017-2018 season for Kentucky. However, his college career began as a reserve, he made 24 points, grabbing 5 rebounds, dishing out 4 assists, and securing 3 steals against Louisville in late 2017. With one great college playing season, he soon began the better prospect of the 2018 NBA draft declared on 9 April 2018. 

He soon became the 11th overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets on 21 June 2018, but soon got traded to the Los Angeles Clippers the same day. He and Clippers agreed upon a 3-year contract worth $11,469,600 including $11,469,600 guaranteed money. During that time, his annual average salary was $3,823,200. Likewise, during the same season, he averaged 19 points, 4.8 rebounds, 4 assists, and 2.3 steals per game.

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The next season, Clippers had no option but to trade him to Oklahoma City Thunder on 10 July 2019. During his debut against the Dallas Mavericks, he made 24 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist in a 119–104 win. Shai’s net worth should probably cross a million-dollar figure from the professional game including his recent endorsement contract with Converse in July 2020. 

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Dating Status!

The 22-year-old is not single and is dating for a couple of years. His girlfriend’s name is Hailey Summers who is one the greatest admirers and supporters of Shai’s professional career. Hailey is associated with the football team at the University of Vermont.

They may be possibly dating each other from early 2017. 

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Some Interesting Facts About Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 

  • Shai is a vivid social media user with 632K Instagram followers.
  • He played for Canada’s Junior National Team that competed in the 2016 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship in Valdivia, Chile.
  • In the 2016 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship, he averaged 7.8 points, 5.4 assists, 4.0 rebounds a contest en route to winning silver.
  • Shai also played for Canada’s National Team at the 2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila.
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