OJ Mayo
O. J. Mayo
Real Name/Full Name Ovington J’ Anthony Mayo
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: O. J. Mayo
Birth Place: Huntington, West Virginia
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 November 1987
Age/How Old: 36 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 193 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3.984″
Weight: In Kilograms – 93 Kg
In Pounds – 205.03 lbs
Eye Color: black
Hair Color: black
Parents Name: Father –Kenny Ziegler
Mother –Alisha Mayo
Siblings: Not known
School: Hill high school
College: North college
Religion: christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Dating
Girlfriend: Yes (Nykkia)
Wife/Spouse Name: No
Kids/Children Name: N0
Profession: Basketball Player
Net Worth: $6 million
Last Updated: April 2024

OJ, whose full name is Ovington J’Anthiny Mayo, is an American basketball player who is currently playing for Taipei Fubon Braves. He is also known as an NBA shooting guard who began his career with the Memphis Grizzlies before joining the Dallas Mavericks in 2012 and the Milwaukee Bucks in 2013.

His basketball career has been hit with controversies since his college. While playing for Memphis  Grizzles, he tests positive for the banned substances in his body, which caused him to be burned for ten the next ten games. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of O. J. Mayo in 2021.

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

Biography and Early Life

Ovington J’ Anthony, commonly known as O J, was born in Huntington, West Virginia, .on 5 November 1987.  He is the son of Kenny Ziegler, who played basketball since high school, and Alisha Mayo. He took his first name Ovington from his grandfather, while his second name is associated with his mother.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is O. J. Mayo in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, O. J. Mayo’s age is 36 years old as of today’s date 18th April 2024 having been born on 5 November 1987. Though, he is 6′ 3.984″ in feet and inches and 193 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 205.03 lbs in Pound and 93kg in Kilograms.


Not much information has been disclosed about his educations. He started as a grade schooler in Ashland, Kentucky. In 2003, he was admitted to North College –Hill high school. Because of his skills, he was very famous because a local TV station covered him on his first day in school. He continues to shine in his basketball career that he was named Mr. Basketball, Ohio, for two seasons consecutively.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

O. J. has tried to keep his personal life private as and away from the media. He dated Dona Lambert. Unfortunately, their relationship did not last for long.  They broke up, and up to now, the reason behind it has not been disclosed. After their break up, O. J. started to date Nykkia. In October 2017 t, something unusual happened in that his girlfriend.

Nykkia got into an online argument with his Ex-girlfriend. Nykkia accused her of being a racist for attacking his skin color. In 2019, the news was that he is almost losing his mansion in Milwaukee after failing to repay his bank loan for more than ten months.  According to the documents presented to Court by the bank was that he took a loan of $1.2 million to buy his house, but he had stopped paying the loan.

Is O. J. Mayo Gay?

He is not gay. His sexual orientation is straight. Though he is not married, he is in a relationship with his girlfriend. There have never been rumors suggesting that he might be gay.

Professional Career

His professional career started as early as he was in High school. He was drafted by Timberwolves in 2008 Grizzlies and immediately traded to Memphis, where he played for four. It is during his session of NBA that he scored over 30 points for a record seven times.

This caused him to be named NBA Rookie of the year at the end of the season. In 2013, he signed for Dallas Maverick for a single season .his form dipped so much after the return of Dallas Maverick star Nowitzki. This led him to announce his declining player option and became a free agent in the year 2013.

He signed a three-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks the year 2013, and this contract was worth $24 million. The year 2014 was still his unfortunate year, and he sat out 11 games of 2015 due to a hamstring injury. In 2016, he tried to bounce back, but unfortunately, he died prematurely due to another r injury in the fractured ankle. In 2018, he signed to Atleticos de san German and later on signed in Dacin Tigers .currently, and he is playing in the east and Southeast Asia league, where he is playing for Taipei Fubon Braves.


O. J. mayo has been very successful in his career life, winning several awards. These awards include two Mr. Ohio Basketball awards for two consecutive years before winning two first-team parades All American wards. In the year 2009, he was named the Rookie of the year after an impressive performance in the NBA’s first session.  In 2019, he won two awards named SBL All Star and SBL 3 point contest champion in Asia.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of O. J. Mayo in 2024

OJ Mayo Net Worth
O. J. Mayo Net Worth

O J has earned his life through the basketball career he started as early as he was in high school. As of 2024, His net worth is estimated to be $6 million. This he has earned through his contract in career to basketball teams. To highlight just a few is the contract with Milwaukee Bucks that was worth $24 million, though he was so much affected with the issue of doping that he saw being barn from participating in various games

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • On his first day in high school, he was covered by a local TV station due to his fame.
  • He was suspended for several games after testing positive for steroids and suspended for ten games after failing a drug test.

He has had a successful basketball career, though many handles have faced him. His testing positive for the steroids didn’t work for good to him and caused the NBA to suspend him. In the year 2011, he was suspended for ten games after failing a drug test. He accepted the responsibility and claimed how he made an honest mistake, and he regrets doing so.


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