Player Profile

Jarred Vanderbilt

Jarred Vanderbilt

Los Angeles Lakers Power forward

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :April 3, 1999
Height :6 feet 8 inches
Weight :97 kg

Jarred Jakobi Vanderbilt (born April 3, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected as a McDonald’s All-American in high school. Vanderbilt played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats. He was selected by the Denver Nuggets in the second round of the 2018 NBA draft. Vanderbilt is known for his great vertical jumping ability and his hustle.

Quick Facts

BornApril 3, 1999 (age 24)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight214 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High schoolVictory Prep (Houston, Texas)
CollegeKentucky (2017–2018)
NBA draft2018: 2nd round, 41st overall pick
Selected by the Orlando Magic
Playing career2018–present

Jarred Vanderbilt Biography, EarlyLife

Vanderbilt was born in Houston, Texas. He is the son of Gwendolyn and Robert Vanderbilt. He has two older brothers, Jamal and Robert, and three older sisters, Rean, Jenae, and Tasha. His father played basketball at Wiley College. His mother played at Xavier of Louisiana. His brother, Jamal, played at Texas-Tyler and sister, Jenae, played at UTSA.

Vanderbilt attended Victory Prep Academy in Houston, Texas. As a senior, he averaged 28.5 points, 13.4 rebounds and 8.8 assists per game.


Jarred Vanderbilt attended the most successful institution in NCAA Division I basketball history, the University of Kentucky, for his schooling.

Vanderbilt, on the other hand, only had him for a year before announcing his eligibility for the 2018 NBA Draft.

Height of Jarred Vanderbilt, Weight, and Body Stats

Jarred Vanderbilt stands 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m) tall and weighs 214 lb (97 kg). Furthermore, Jarred plays small forward and shoots with his right hand.

Jarred’s ability to make plays in transition and space is absolutely his maximum identified expertise. His capacity to rebound makes him an even extra player. When it involves going to grab the ball after it clanks off the cylinder, he seems to have a sixth sense.


College Career

Despite being highly regarded coming out of high school, two injuries marred Vanderbilt’s college career and he only played 14 games for the Kentucky Wildcats. He averaged 5.9 points and 7.9 rebounds in 17.0 minutes per game. Following the season he declared for the 2018 NBA draft.

Professional career

Denver Nuggets (2018–2020)

On June 21, 2018, Vanderbilt was drafted by the Orlando Magic with the 41st overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft. He was subsequently traded to the Denver Nuggets. On July 11, 2018, Vanderbilt signed with the Denver Nuggets. Vanderbilt made his NBA debut on January 25, 2019 in a 132–95 win over the Phoenix Suns, playing four minutes and scoring one point with three rebounds, an assist, and one steal. On November 20, 2019, Vanderbilt was assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.

Minnesota Timberwolves (2020–2022)

On February 5, 2020, Vanderbilt was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Vanderbilt made his 2020 debut on December 27, 2020 in a 127-91 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, playing fifteen minutes and scoring two points, seven rebounds, six assists, three steals, and a block. On January 23, 2021, Vanderbilt scored a career-high sixteen points along with eleven rebounds in a win against the New Orleans Pelicans.

On September 15, 2021, Vanderbilt re-signed with the Timberwolves. He started 67 games for the Timberwolves during the 2021-22 season, averaging career-highs of 6.9 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 1.3 steals per game. On April 12, 2022, Vanderbilt grabbed 10 rebounds and scored 3 points during Minnesota’s 109-104 play-in game victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Utah Jazz (2022–2023)

On July 6, 2022, Vanderbilt was traded, alongside Malik Beasley, Patrick Beverley, Leandro Bolmaro, the draft rights to Walker Kessler, four future first-round picks, and a pick swap, to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Rudy Gobert.

Los Angeles Lakers (2023–present)

On February 9, 2023, Vanderbilt was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in a three-team trade involving the Minnesota Timberwolves. He made his Lakers debut two days later, recording 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists in a 109–103 win over the Golden State Warriors.

National team career

He won a gold medal with the 2015 USA U16 National Team at the 2015 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship. He scored 19 points in 19 minutes of play at the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit, as Team USA defeated the World Select Team 98–87.

How much does Jarred Vanderbilt Earn? Net Worth

Jarred Vanderbilt has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2023. During his time in the NBA, Vanderbilt has mostly earned through his contracts and salaries. His current salary, along with the bonuses earned from contract conditions, has added to his net worth. 


How old is Jarred Vanderbilt?

Jarred Vanderbilt is 24 years old.

How much is Jarred Vanderbilt’s net worth?

His estimated net worth is around $5 million.

How tall is Jarred Vanderbilt?

He has a height of 6 feet 8 inches.

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