Player Profile

Coby White

Coby White

Chicago Bulls Point guard

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :February 16, 2000
Height :6 feet 5 inches
Weight :88 kg

Alec Jacoby “Coby” White (born February 16, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the North Carolina Tar Heels. White was a top high school player in North Carolina, finishing his career as the top prep scorer in state history. After being selected by the Bulls in the first round of the 2019 NBA draft with the seventh overall pick, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2020.

Quick Facts

Full NameAlec Jacoby Coby White
Known asCoby White
Birth DateFebruary 16, 2000
Birth PlaceGoldsboro, North Carolina
Father Donald White
MotherBonita White
SiblingsWill White (Brother), Tia White (Sister)
High SchoolGreenfield School (Wilson, North Carolina)
CollegeUniversity of North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Zodiac SignAquarius
Age23 years old
Height6’4″ (1.93 m)
Weight195 lb (88 kg)
Body typeAthletic
ProfessionBasketball Player
PositionPoint Guard
Current TeamChicago Bulls
Draft2019 NBA Draft (7th pick)
Active years2019–present
Marital StatusUnmarried
SpouseN/A
ChildrenN/A
Net Worth$5 million
Social MediaInstagramTwitter
MerchRookie Card, Autographed Card
Last UpdateAugust, 2023

Coby White Biography, EarlyLife

Alec Jacoby Coby White, famously known as Coby White, was born on February 16, 2000. White is an American player who dons the Chicago Bulls jersey in the NBA. 

White played basketball for the Greenfield School in Wilson during his years at high school.

In his four-year career at Greenfield, he scored 3,573 points. He became the all-time leading scorer for his high school. 

White was named the North Carolina Mr. Basketball in his senior year at high school. 

White was also named to the United States U18 National Team the summer after graduation. He competed in the FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship in Canada. 

White was one of the key players who helped the team win the gold medal. He was also the team’s top scorer. 

Coby White’s, Height, And Weight

Coby White is a well-known collegiate basketball participant who stands at 1.96 meters (6 feet four inches) and weighs round eighty four kilograms (185 pounds). White is presently across the age of nineteen.

He also has an athletic frame type. He has a well-kept figure, however measures which includes biceps length, hip size, waist size, shoe size, and so forth are presently unavailable. His eyes are black, and his hair is black. He has a wholesome and properly-balanced body.

Career

Alec Jacoby Coby White, famously known as Coby White, was born on February 16, 2000. White is an American player who dons the Chicago Bulls jersey in the NBA. 

White played basketball for the Greenfield School in Wilson during his years at high school.

In his four-year career at Greenfield, he scored 3,573 points. He became the all-time leading scorer for his high school. 

White was named the North Carolina Mr. Basketball in his senior year at high school. 

White was also named to the United States U18 National Team the summer after graduation. He competed in the FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship in Canada. 

White was one of the key players who helped the team win the gold medal. He was also the team’s top scorer. 

College Life

In 2017, White signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the North Carolina basketball team. And in 2018, he made his debut against Wofford. 

In March 2019, White surpassed the basketball legend Michael Jordan in North Carolina’s all-time freshman scoring list (469 points). 

Moreover, White broke the three-point shooting record for first-year students in North Carolina. He scored 82 three-pointers in his freshman season. 

White played for the University of North Carolina for a single season. He was one of the best high school players around at that time.

The American player finished college basketball as the top scorer in state history. 

Soon after his stellar year for North Carolina, he declared himself eligible for the NBA draft. 

Although he played just one season on the North Carolina team, White won the All-ACC 2nd team honors. 

Coby White: Career

The Chicago Bulls drafted White in the 2019 NBA Draft. He became the seventh overall pick. 

With this selection, White became the first player from North Carolina to be drafted in the first round by the Chicago Bulls since the legendary Michael Jordan himself in 1984. 

Coby White took part in the NBA Summer League of 2019. White averaged 15 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 4.8 assists per game in the league.

The same year, White made his NBA debut against Charlotte Hornets in October. White scored 17 points, 3 rebounds, and 7 assists in the same game. 

White became the first player born in the 2000s to play in the NBA. In November, White gave a stunning performance against the New York Knicks. He scored seven 3-pointers in just the fourth quarter of that game. 

It eventually set the record for most 3-pointers made in a single quarter for the Bulls.

Since 2020

White scored a career-high 33 points against the Phoenix Suns in February 2020. However, this performance came at a loss.

The next day, White scored his career-high again, leading the Bulls to a win (against the Washington Wizards) this time. 

When White scored consecutive 30-points, he became the first rookie in the league to do so. 

In February, White made a career-high of 35 points against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The North Carolina native was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2020. 

White broke his and the Bulls’ records after scoring eight three-pointers against the New Orleans Pelicans in February 2021. 

Coby White Net Worth

It is estimated that White’s net worth is $5 million. 

Coby White has had a short career as of now. However, he is already the 8th highest-paid player in the Chicago Bulls. 

Racking up brilliant performances in upcoming times would mean that White would capture the interests of other NBA teams interests.

Coby White also earns from endorsements. White had announced a deal with Adidas immediately after joining the Chicago Bulls.

Coby White is currently the 8th highest-paid player of the Chicago Bulls. 

White has signed a 4-year contract worth a whopping $24,131,515 with the Chicago Bulls. The contract also includes an annual salary of $6,032,879, besides the guaranteed contract amount.

Reports suggest that White will earn a base salary of $5,837,760 in 2021-22.

The Bulls exercised their right to a fourth-year contract option (for the 2022-2023 season) on White in September 2021.

Coby White: Single?

Much is still unknown about whether the NBA celebrity is married or not. Reports, however, suggest that he is unmarried. And is currently dating Northwestern Volleyball Player Danyelle Williams.

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