J. J. Redick Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 31 Jul, 2017
Facts of J. J. Redick
Date of Birth: 1984 , June-24
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name J. J. Redick
Father Ken Redick
Mother Jeanie Redick
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Cookeville
Ethnicity White
Profession Proessional basketball
Working For NBA draft
Net Worth 26 million
Affair with N/A
Boyfriend N/A
Education Drexel University
Sisters Catie and Alyssa
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Synopsis

J.J Redick is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. He set a record for the most consecutive free throws made in the ACC with 54.

Early Life and education

The reassuring player was born on June 24, 1984, in Cookeville, Tennessee. He holds American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity. He attended Cave Spring High School in Roanoke, Virginia where he was a McDonald’s All-American, winning the 2002 McDonald’s All-American Game MVP.

Redick scored 43 points as a senior in the Virginia state championship game where the Knights defeated George Wythe High School of Richmond. Later on, he attended Duke college where he further played several games for basketball.

Career

The talented player was selected with the 11th pick in the NBA draft by the Orlando Magic. He competed against Trevor Ariza and Keith Bogans for the starting shooting guard spot during 2007-08. For his lack of defense during the pre-season, he was pulled from playing more than once.

Reddick came into the season as a third stringer and saw the limited rotation after Ariza was traded to the Los Angeles  Lakers early in the season. Then he began to pick up averaging 17.4 minutes instead of the previous season’s 8.1 and played in 64 games instead of 34. In the year 2013, the brilliant player was acquired by the Los Angeles Clippers through a sign-and-trade three-team deal which involved the Bucks and Phoenix Suns. He increased his streak of consecutive games along with a made three-pointer to 62 in an 116-92 win over the San Antonio Spurs.

Personal Life

The son of Jeanie and Ken Redick, J.J Redick was born in Tennessee. His father played basketball for two seasons at Ohio University. Redick older twin sisters named Catie and Alyssa both played for the Campbell University. He has a younger brother named David who was a football player but later on decided not to play due to his injury on legs.

Afterward, David moved to Orlando with J.J and attended Virginia Tech and Drexel University. J.J is a Christian and has four tattoos of Bible verses including Isaiah, Joshua, Psalm, and Phillippians. He was named J.J as a toddler because his twin sisters repeated his original nickname of ‘J.’

Redick was arrested and charged with driving under the use of alcohol in North Carolina. That time his blood alcohol level was 0.11 and was released only on a $1000 bond shortly after being arrested. He pleaded guilty and received a 60-day suspended license in North Carolina.

In the year 2010, he married his long time girlfriend, Chelsea Kilgore.

Net worth

The popular American basketball player is living a luxurious life as his net worth is estimated as 26 million.

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