Player Profile

Jaden Ivey

Jaden Ivey

Detroit Pistons

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :February 13, 2002
Height :6 feet 4 inches
Weight :88 kg

Jaden Edward Dhananjay Ivey is a professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Detroit Pistons. He played basketball for the Purdue Boilermakers in college.

Quick Facts

BornFebruary 13, 2002 (age 21)
South Bend, Indiana, U.S.
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school
  • Marian
    (Mishawaka, Indiana)
  • La Lumiere School
    (La Porte, Indiana)
CollegePurdue (2020–2022)

Jaden Ivey Biography, EarlyLife

Jaden Edward Dhananjay Ivey is a professional American basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Detroit Pistons.

Jaden played 2 years of beautiful college basketball for the Purdue Boilermakers from 2020 to 2021 until he declared for the NBA Drafts.

He was selected by the Detroit Pistons as the 5th overall pick in Round 1 of the 2022 NBA Drafts. Jaden Ivey has only spent a season in the NBA, but he has displayed incredibly.

Jaden Ivey’s, Height, And Weight

The NBA player was born in 2002 and is 21 years old. Jaden, who has black hair and brown eyes and is 1.93 m tall and weighs 195 lbs, has a physically intimidating figure.

The right-handed basketball player has a 6’9″ wing span and a shoe size of 12. There is no disputing that Ivey takes his fitness seriously as a player to preserve agility and strength.

Career

Professional career

Detroit Pistons (2022–present)

Ivey was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2022 NBA draft by the Detroit Pistons. He made his summer league debut on July 7 against the Portland Trail Blazers with 20 points, six rebounds, and six assists in an 81–78 win. On October 19, Ivey made his regular season debut, putting up 19 points along with three rebounds and four assists in a 113–109 win over the Orlando Magic. On December 20, Ivey scored a then career-high 30 points during a 126–111 loss to the Utah Jazz. On March 27, 2023, Jaden Ivey scored a career high 32 points in a 126–117 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

National Team Career

Ivey played for the United States at the 2021 FIBA Under-19 World Cup in Latvia. On July 3, 2021, he scored a team-high 21 points, shooting 7-of-11 from the field, in a 83–54 group stage win over Turkey.[21] Ivey averaged 12.3 points per game, helping his team win the gold medal, and was named to the all-tournament team.

Jaden Ivey: Relationship

Ivey is presently in a committed relationship with Caitlyn Newton, a 2022 graduate of Purdue University with a degree in psychological science.

They met at Purdue, where Jaden excelled at basketball and Caitlyn excelled at volleyball.

Although it is uncertain when and how they first began dating.

They are both open about their relationships on Instagram, and they frequently tag and include each other in photos.

The NBA player and his boyfriend declared their impending parenthood on Instagram on January 18, 2023.

Ivey posted the following on Instagram with a photo of Caitlyn’s baby belly and sonography:

“Thank you, God, for the greatest gift!” Thank you for this boon; he will soon be able to display his talents to the world. As we anticipate your arrival, we pledge to provide you with our undivided attention and unconditional love. There will be a star born, young King.”

They have yet to reveal the child’s gender and name.

Jaden’s fiancée, Caitlyn Molly Newton, is the daughter of Donald and Anna Newton Scott. She had two siblings (Gregory and Adam) and three sisters (Ryann, Ava, and Caroline) during her childhood.

Jaden Ivey’s Net Worth

Jaden Ivey soared to prominence in the NBA following his selection by the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the 2022 NBA Draft. The Pistons offered him a four-year, $32.95 million rookie contract on July 2, 2022.

Ivey is now a millionaire and has a $3 million net worth as of June 2023 due to the large settlement.

The rookie contract he signed with the Pistons guarantees him through the 2025-26 season and pays him an average annual salary of $8.23 million.

The base salary of the shooting guard for the 2022-23 season is $7.25 million.

And because all of the contract money is guaranteed, the team must pay Ivey the agreed-upon sum even if they release or trade him.

Notably, Jaden Ivey’s contract contains a final-year option that enables the Pistons to extend the agreement by one year. However, it also implies that they can dismiss him if he has a poor season.

In the 2022-23 season, Bojan Bogdanovic ($20 million), Marvin Bagley III ($12 million), and Cade Cunningham ($11 million) are the highest-paid players for the Pistons.

Profits from Endorsement

In addition, the Purdue alumni earn a lot of money through endorsements.

He has paid relationships on Instagram with Armani, ZipRecruiter, Bose, Chiptole, Tissot USA (jewelry/watches), and JD Sports US.

According to Influencer Marketing Hub, his profits for each sponsored post range from $693 to $1,155.

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