Grant Hill
Grant Hill
Real Name/Full Name Grant Henry Hill
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Grant Hill
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 October 1972
Age/How Old: 48 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 203 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 225 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Calvin Hill
Mother – Janet  Hill
Siblings: N/A
School: South Lakes High School
College: Duke University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Tamia Marilyn Washington
Kids/Children Name: Myla Grace Hill and Lael Rose Hill
Profession: Basketball Player
Net Worth: $270 million
Last Updated: August 2021

Grant Hill is a former American basketball player. He is considered one of the greatest players of all time, and he co-owns the basketball team, Atlanta Hawks. He was an active professional basketball player from 1994 to 2013. During his career, he has played for four different teams, Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, and Los Angeles Clippers.

Well, how well do you know about Grant Hill? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Grant Hill’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Grant Hill to date.

Biography and Early Life

Grant Henry Hill was born on October 5, 1972, in Dallas, Texas. He is the son of Janet and Calvin Hill. His father is a retired football player who has played for many teams. He grew up in Washington, DC area. He was interested in basketball from a young age, and his height is 6 feet 8 inches.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Grant Hill in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Grant Hill’s age is 48 years old as of today’s date 3rd August 2021 having been born on 5 October 1972. Though, he is 6′ 8″ in feet and inches and 203 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 225 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.

Education

As a child, he went to South Lakes High School. His parents preferred him to attend the University of North Carolina and Georgetown University. However, he attended Duke University and started playing college basketball. In there, he played for four years for the Blue Devils. He has won national titles twice and he also went on to win the Henry Iba Corinthian Award. Hill is widely considered the best college basketball player ever. He has earned a double major in political science and history.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Grant Hill With Wife Tamia Marilyn Washington
Grant Hill With Wife Tamia Marilyn Washington

When he was at Duke University, Grant Hill was in a relationship with Jada Pinkett Smith. In 1999, he got married to Canadian singer Tamia Marilyn Washington. The couple has two daughters named Myla Grace Hill and Lael Rose Hill. He currently lives with his family in Windermere, Florida.

In 2003, Grant Hill contracted LRSA infection. Following that, he became an advocate for MRSA. He is also involved in multiple charitable activities and has come up with a scholarship program along with his family. He has funded an organization and has also donated funds to a daycare center.

Is Grant Hill Gay?

Grant Hill has been successfully married to his wife for over two decades. To call him gay or bisexual is very unfair. His sexual orientation is straight, and he has always been faithful to his wife. He is the father of two children and has dedicated his life to basketball and other philanthropic activities.

Professional Career

Following his college career, Grant Hill was selected by the Detroit Pistons at the 1994 NBA Draft. During his entire career, he has been in the small forward position. In his debut season, he went on to amass 6.4 rebounds, 19.9 points, and 5.0 assists. In doing so, he became the first Piston since 1967, to win the NBA Rookie of the Year.

In the second season, he went on to edge Michael Jordan for the All-Star fan voting. At the 1996 Olympic Games, he won a gold medal for the US national team. In 2000, he became an unrestricted free agent and signed a contract with Orlando Magic. However, he had ankle injuries during his first season. He remained with the team until 2007.

Hill was then a part of the Phoenix Suns from 2007 to 2011. In the 2008-09 season, he played in 82 games and averaged 2.3 points. In 2011, he was able to garner 16000 career points. He again signed a contract for one year with the Suns. After the expiration of his contract, he then signed a contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.

In 2012, he was sidelined for three months due to a bruised bone. With the Clippers, he went on to win the Pacific Division. He announced his retirement in June 2013 after playing for 19 seasons. Post-NBA, Grant Hill became a host of ‘NBA Inside Stuff’. He was also the lead announcing team of Turner Sports and CBS. He is currently a co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks.

Awards

Grant Hill has won the NBA Sportsmanship Award three times in his career. He has won the 1995 ESPY Award for Best Make College Basketball Player. In 1993, he won the NABC Defensive Player of the Year. He is also the winner of the 1995 NBA Rookie of the Year Award. He is a two-time NCAA Champion and was named as the ACC Player of the Year in 1994. Hill is a seven-time NBA All-Star and was named as Virginia Mr. Basketball in 1990.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Grant Hill in 2021

Grant Hill Net Worth
Grant Hill Net Worth

As of 2021, The approximate net worth of Grant Hill is $270 million. This healthy net worth comes from his career as a successful basketball player. He has played for four different teams, and he was also a successful college player. His contract deal with Orlando Magic was $92.8 million.

With the Phoenix Suns, his contract for one year was $6.5 million. Additionally, he has also done many endorsement deals. Grant Hill has appeared in ads for Microsoft, AT&T, and Sprite. He has been the spokesperson for Fila, Adidas, Nike, McDonald’s, and TAG Heuer.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Along with Michael Jordan, he is the only perimeter to make four times in the All-Star Game.
  • At 37 years old, Grant Hill won his first playoff series.
  • He has won the most NBA Sportsmanship Award than any other player.
  • He serves on the board of governors of the Hall of Fame.
  • During his entire NBA career, he has played only 39 playoffs.
  • His father has been an NFL Running Back.
  • Hill has appeared in Nickelback’s music video of “Rockstar”.
  • He has appeared in the longest-running advertisement campaign of Sprite called “Grant Hill Drinks Sprite”.

Grant Hill serves as an inspiration to many. He is very talented and is the co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks. Hill has won many awards and championships in his career. He has dedicated his life to sports, and he has also done many humanitarian jobs.

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