|Real Name/Full Name
|Jeremy Shu – How Lin
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Torrance , California , United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|23 August 1988
|35 years old
|In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′3″
|In Kilograms – 91 Kg
In Pounds – 200 lbs
|Father– Gie – Ming Lin
Mother – Shirley Lin
|2 Brothers , Josh Lin and Joseph Lin
|Palo Alto High School
|Professional Basketball player
Whoever here is a fan of Basketball must be knowing Jeremy Lin, the American professional basketball player. He is the first American of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to play in the NBA, while the first Asian American wins the league. He won the championship while playing for Toronto Raptors in 2019.
Well, how well do you know about Jeremy Lin? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jeremy Lin’s net worth in 2024, 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 Jeremy Lin to date.
Biography and Early Life
On the 23rd of August 1988, Lin was born in a Christian family in Torrance, California. His parents Genie – Ming Lin (father) and Shirley Lin (mother), immigrated from Taiwan to the United States. Lin also has two brothers, the older one is Josh, and the younger one is Joseph. His father taught all his three children to play Basketball. His mother also helped Lin in playing by figuring out with coaches that his academics are not affected.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Jeremy Lin in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jeremy Lin’s age is 35 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024 having been born on 23 August 1988. Though, he is 6′3″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 200 lbs in Pound and 91kg in Kilograms.
Lin studies in Palo Alto High School. He also captained his school, where he made his team victorious by a record margin. He then started searching for a college where he can complete his studies and at the same time also gets opportunities regarding his career. After much difficulty, Harvard assistant coach Bill Holden saw him.
Initially, he was unimpressed but later after seeing him in some competitive games made him Harvard’s top recruit. After a few average performances, Lin caught up soon and set some serious records while also gaining national attention. He finally graduated in Economics and a 3.1-grade point average in Basketball.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Though there have been many rumors, but there is no confirmed source about Lin’s relationship. Lin has faced racial slurs and comments throughout his career. Right from his college time, he used to listen to such taunts, and even after becoming a professional, some experts and commentators have given racial statements regarding him.
Lin has appeared in the gaming documentary ‘Free to Play’ and in an episode of ‘Comedy Central.’ He also has a famous and active YouTube page. His statue was also unveiled in the San Francisco branch of Madame Tussauds museum. He donated $1 million to Harvard to support undergraduates, while he also gave $1 million for COVID – 19. In 2020, he also applied for a Taiwanese passport.
Is JEREMY LIN Gay?
As per all the available sources, nothing is conforming to that. Instead, there are a lot of rumors regarding his relationship, though all false. He is single, but his sexual orientation is assumed to be Straight only.
Lin initially signed with his home team Golden State Warriors. He played in the rookie season and D – League of NBA. He was then signed by the New York Knicks and was also promoted to starting lineup. After leading the team to a seven-game winning streak, he helped the Knicks to make the playoffs. He then went on to play for the Los Angeles Lakers, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets, Atalanta Hawks, and Toronto Raptors. While playing for the last one, he also won the NBA championship, becoming the first Asian American.
After battling many injuries, he left the NBA in 2019 and signed with Beijing Ducks, becoming an All-Star in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He was also included in the Chinese Taipei national team’s preliminary list but failed to make the final cut due to a knee injury. He was also named in the USA Basketball Men’s Select Team for the match against the 2012 USA Olympic team, but he didn’t participate due to his restricted free agent status with the Knicks.
Lin has been a very successful name in Basketball and NBA. Quite early on, he was able to garner national attention and appeared on covers of Sports Illustrated and Time. He was included in Time 100 most influential players. He also won the ESPY Award for Breakthrough Athlete of the Year.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of JEREMY LIN in 2024
Lin has been one of the top recruits for every team he has played under. Starting from New York Knicks to Toronto Raptors, he has always received a decent contract. As of 2024, His net worth is estimated at around $45 million.
Jeremy Lin is a famous professional basketball player. He was focused on the sport from a very young age and started making headlines. He was soon one of the top recruits by various teams. Despite facing racial discrimination, he always kept on pushing ahead. He missed on quite many chances because of his frequent injuries as well. He has now applied for Taiwan citizenship, with maybe plans of playing there. We would finally like to congratulate him on his career and wish him all the best for his future.