Jrue Holiday
Jrue Holiday
Real Name/Full Name Jrue Randall Holiday
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jrue Holiday, J Holiday
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 12 June 1990
Age/How Old: 30 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 93 Kg
In Pounds – 205 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Shawn Holiday
Mother – Toya Holiday
Siblings: Justin Holiday, Aaron Holiday, Lauren Holiday
School: Campbell Hall School, Los Angeles
College: University of California, Los Angeles
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Lauren Holiday (m. 2013)
Kids/Children Name: Jrue Tyler Holiday
Profession: Basketball Player
Net Worth: $35 million
Last Updated: April 2021

Jrue Randall Holiday is a professional American basketball player who currently plays for the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA. Before he got drafted in 2009 by the Philadelphia 76ers, he played college basketball for one season for the UCLA Bruins. He was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans team in the year 2013. He’s been an NBA all-star and two times NBA all-defensive team.

Well, how well do you know about Jrue Holiday? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jrue Holiday’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 Jrue Holiday to date.

Biography and Early Life

J Holiday was born on the 12th of June in 1990, in Los Angeles, California. He’s 30 years now. He was taken to Shawn Holiday and Toya née DeCree Holiday. His family had a sportive background; both his parents used to play college basketball at Arizona State. Toya also became the Pac-10 player of the year in 1982. It’s obvious what made Jrue choose basketball as a career.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jrue Holiday in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jrue Holiday’s age is 30 years old as of today’s date 17th April 2021 having been born on 12 June 1990. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 205 lbs in Pound and 93kg in Kilograms.

Education

Jrue Holiday completed his education from Campbell Hall School in Los Angeles district of Studio City, California. Jrue averaged 25.9 PPG, 11.2 RPG, 6.9 APG, 4.8 steals per game. The team recorded 31–5 and won the California Division IV state title. Holiday was titled the No. 1 point guard in that particular season. He went to the University of California Los Angeles for college and played for UCLA Bruins in college basketball.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jrue Holiday With Wife Lauren Holiday
Jrue Holiday With Wife Lauren Holiday

Holiday’s siblings also play basketball. His brothers play in NBA and his sister used to play basketball for UCLA women’s team. Holiday married Lauren Cheney, who is the United States women’s national soccer team midfielder. They met for the first time at a UCLA women’s basketball match.

When Holiday was approaching his seat, he heard a young girl ask him if he was Darren Collision and for an autograph, but Jrue explained that he wasn’t, and the moment he was going to sit, the young lady said, ‘Don’t worry you’re cuter than Darren is.’ This marked the beginning of their friends, which later turned into dating and then a relationship when Jrue got drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers.

They used to organize basketball and football workshops, clinics in UCLA. Later in 2016, Jrue took an indefinite leave to take care of his wife, who was detected with a brain tumor. The surgery was done just after the couple had a baby girl. Jrue Holiday is a Christian and believes in Jesus Christ.

Is Jrue Holiday Gay?

Jrue is married to Lauren Cheney currently, has a daughter, and lives in a happy family mood. Thus, it is clearly evident from his personal life that his sexual orientation is straight and has no intention of being involved with any man.

Professional Career

Holiday was picked by the Philadelphia 76ers and was the 17th overall pick in the entire 2009 NBA Draft. Luckily, he was in the starting team and played as a point guard in the 2009-10 season for his respective team. Holiday defeated his career-high in 2010, scoring 29 points against the Cleveland Cavaliers, who were their major rivals that particular season.

In 2011, he had his first triple-double recorded with 11-10-11 points, rebounds, assists, respectively. Jrue Holiday was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in the year 2013 after he had a rough season. He had to discontinue the season due to injury. Holiday took leave to take care of his wife and came back in November 2016. In 2020, he was traded to Milwaukee Bucks and is currently there.

Awards

  • He became an all-star NBA player in 2013.
  • He also received the NBA all-defensive first team in 2018 and the NBA all-defensive second team in 2019.
  • He got felicitated by the NBA Teammate Of The Year award in
  • He also won the Pac-10 all-freshman team in the year 2009.
  • He was declared as the Gatorade National Player Of The Year in
  • He also won the title of California’s Mr basketball in 2008.
  • He received the All American team parade twice in 2007 and 2008.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jrue Holiday in 2021

Jrue Holiday Net Worth
Jrue Holiday Net Worth

J Holiday’s net worth as of 2021 is tentatively around $35 million. His earnings are entirely from playing basketball professionally in NBA. He gets a salary of about 261,000 USD.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • On January 5, 2015, Holiday reached a career milestone. He scored 13 points, about halfway through the game against the Washington Wizards, to get the 5,000 point mark. This was within five seasons in NBA.
  • He played along with Darren Collison in the backcourt of UCLA during the 2008-09 season before he became famous.
  • His brothers are NBA players as well. His sister, Lauren played in the UCLA women’s team.

Jrue Holiday is an immensely talented and skilled player who has worked hard enough in his life to achieve what he has today. He got several titles for his game and inspired a lot of young budding basketball players. He had seen many ups and downs in his life affecting his career, but he never gave up and is an inspiration for all.

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