Jrue Holiday Net Worth:
Jrue Randall Holiday (/dʒruː/; born June 12, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for one season with the UCLA Bruins before being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2009 NBA draft with the 17th overall pick. Holiday played four seasons with Philadelphia, where he was named an NBA All-Star in his fourth season, before being traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in 2013. He is a three-time NBA All-Defensive Team member. In 2021, he helped lead the Milwaukee Bucks to an NBA championship, and won a gold medal with the U.S. national team at the Summer Olympics.
According to sites like Wealthy Gorilla, Jrue Holiday’s net worth is $30 million and in 2021 he signed a four-year, $134.9 million contract with the Bucks, plus his total career earnings are $186 million according to Spotrac. Celebrity net worthBen Simmons net worth 2022.
High School Career
Holiday was born to Shawn and Toya (née DeCree) Holiday.His parents both played college basketball at Arizona State,where Toya was named Pac-10 Player of the Year in 1982. Holiday attended Campbell Hall School in the Los Angeles district of Studio City, California. As a senior, he averaged 25.9 points, 11.2 rebounds, 6.9 assists, 4.8 steals per game. The team went 31–5 and won the California Division IV state title. Holiday was rated the No. 1 point guard and the No. 2 overall prospect in the Class of 2008 by Rivals.com. He was named the 2008 Gatorade National Player of the Year and a Parade first-team All-American. He also played in the McDonald’s All-American Game, tallying 14 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 5 steals.
In 2008–09, Holiday played alongside fellow future NBA player Darren Collison in the backcourt at UCLA. In 35 games (all starts), Holiday averaged 8.5 points, 3.8 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.6 steals in 27.1 minutes per game. He shot 45.0% from the floor, 30.7% from 3-point range and 72.6% from the line, earning Pac-10 All-Freshman Team honors. He scored a career-high 20 points on a perfect 8-of-8 shooting in just 19 minutes of play against Florida International. He had 13 points and six assists in UCLA’s one-point win over Virginia Commonwealth in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. After the season, he declared for the NBA draft, forgoing his final three years of college eligibility.
My mom and my mom’s sister were on a kick with J names … My cousins ‘ names are Jessica, Jenna, Jade, Jaelyn and James. My oldest brother is Justin and my name is Jrue (my mom liked the name Dru, but wanted to figure out how to keep with the J theme). After me though, that kinda ended, because my sister is Lauren and brother is Aaron.
Both of Holiday’s brothers, Justin and Aaron are also NBA players.His younger sister, Lauren, played college basketball on the UCLA women’s team.
In July 2013, Holiday married United States women’s national soccer team midfielder Lauren Cheney. The two first met at a UCLA women’s basketball game during his only season at the school. While he was approaching his seat, a young girl asked if he was Darren Collison and asked for his autograph. After explaining that he was not Collison and preparing to take his seat, Cheney, who was seated behind him, said, “Don’t worry, you’re cuter than Darren is.” At the time, both were in relationships with others, but they became friends, and began dating after he was drafted by the Sixers.They later began hosting annual combo basketball and soccer clinics at UCLA.
In September 2016, Holiday took indefinite leave from the Pelicans to care for his wife after she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The following month, Lauren had brain surgery only weeks after giving birth to the couple’s daughter, Jrue Tyler Holiday. Holiday and his wife Lauren had their second child, a boy they named Hendricks, in late 2020.
Holiday is a Christian. Holiday has said, “I’m a Christian athlete who has faith in Jesus Christ. So when I encounter circumstances over which I have no control, I believe and have peace.”
The Philadelphia 76ers selected Holiday 17th overall in the 2009 NBA draught. He set a season high with 25 points against the Toronto Raptors on April 3, 2010. He set a new career best with 29 points against the Cleveland Cavaliers on November 5, 2010. He had his first career triple-double against the New Jersey Nets on February 2, 2011, with 11 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists. He set a new career high with 30 points against the Chicago Bulls on March 17, 2012. He set a new career best with 33 points against the Phoenix Suns on November 25, 2012. He had his second career triple-double against the Suns on January 2, 2013, with 16 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists. On January 18, 2013, he was arrested.
On July 12, 2013, Holiday was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Nerlens Noel and the Pelicans’ 2014 first-round draft pick.His 2013–14 season ended prematurely after season-ending surgery in February 2014 for a stress fracture in his right tibia. He had not played since January 8 because of the shin injury. In 34 games, he averaged 14.3 points, 7.9 assists and 1.6 steals per game.
On January 5, 2015, against the Washington Wizards, Holiday reached 5,000 career points. On February 18, he was ruled out for three weeks after aggravating an already injured lower right leg. He returned to action much later than originally expected, coming off the bench against the Phoenix Suns on April 10 after missing 41 games.
On March 9, 2016, Holiday scored a career-high 38 points against the Charlotte Hornets. On March 29, he was ruled out for the rest of the season after being diagnosed with a right inferior orbital wall fracture.
On November 18, 2016, Holiday made his season debut after missing the Pelicans’ first 12 games while on a leave of absence to care for his wife. In 23 minutes off the bench, he scored 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting in a 113–101 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. On January 23, 2017, he had 33 points and 10 assists in a 124–122 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Holiday re-signed with the Pelicans on July 6, 2017. In a 122–118 loss against the Toronto Raptors on November 9, he set a season high with 34 points and 11 assists. He scored 34 points in a 125–115 loss against the Golden State Warriors on December 4. On December 10, he hit five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, scoring 19 of his 34 points and leading the Pelicans to a 131–124 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. He scored a season-high 37 points in a 130–123 loss against the Houston Rockets the next day. He scored 28 of his 36 points after halftime to lead the Pelicans to a 123–121 overtime victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on February 25, 2018. He has 19 points and 17 assists in a 121–116 win on March 6.