Last Updated on: August 11, 2020 by: Phil
Wendell Carter Jr. is an American professional basketball player who plays for the NBA team, Chicago Bulls. He played college basketball at Duke.
Wendell Carter Jr Bio & Family; Age, Birthday, Father, Height
The 21-years-of-age athlete was born as Wendell Andre Carter Jr. on in 1999 in Atlanta, Georgia. Wendell celebrates his birthday on 16 April every year. He is the son of a former professional basketball player father, Wendell Carter Sr. Besides, Wendell’s mother, Kylia Carter, played basketball at the University of Mississippi.
About 6 feet and 9 inches (2.06 meters) tall in height, Wendell attended Pace Academy for his high school education, where he began his amateur basketball career. Later, he transferred to Duke University and played college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils. The player holds African-American ethnicity and his birth sign is Aries.
His NBA Career Stats, Injury & Net Worth
Wendell Carter Jr. made his way into the professional NBA league after being picked by the Chicago Bulls on June 21, 2018. He immediately signed the three-year contract with the Bulls worth $15,091,440 on 3 July 2018.
Eventually, the young player made his NBA debut scoring eight points and three assists against the Philadelphia 76ers on 18 October 2018. Later on 24 March 2019, he was ruled out of the remainder of the season with a left thumb surgery.
Wendell came back stronger following his injury in the 2019-20 season and played 43 games for the team recording the stats of -534 field goal percentage, .207 3-point field goal percentage, and 1.2 assists per game. His actual professional net worth remains under review as of now.
Is Wendell Carter Jr Dating Anyone?
The NBA rookie is single as of now as no past or present dating affairs of him surfaces on media sources. He is solely focused on caressing his early professional career.
Wendell knows how to spend his free time well. He is an avid game lover and has set up his own gaming studio which he showed through his Instagram post. Besides, he enjoys hanging out with his friend and traveling to new places.
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Some Interesting Facts About Wendell Carter Jr.
- His career highlights include Nike Hoop Summit (2017), Jordan Brand Classic (2017), and Second-team All-ACC (2018).
- Wendell played with the United States U17 team at the FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup, where he won the gold medal.
- He was also named to the All-Tournament Team, along with teammate Collin Sexton at the FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup.
- Back on 23 February 2018, Wendell was 1 of 25 college players identified in an FBI investigation for having received impermissible benefits as a college athlete as a result of his mother allegedly having had her lunch paid for by an agent nine months before he signed to play for Duke.