Getting famous at a very young age because of your incredible skills and outstanding performance is really impressive and inspiring. Andrew Wiggins, a professional basketball player, is an example of this line. He is currently a team member of Golden State Warriors of NBA and plays as Shooting guard/Small forward in the team.
The birth date of Andrew Wiggins is February 23, 1995, and his birthplace is Toronto, Canada. His full name is Andrew Christian Wiggins and has got “Maple Jordan” as his nickname. He is appreciated for his talent and has also achieved numerous achievements in his professional journey.
Andrew Wiggins Family
The parents of Andrew Wiggins are Mitchell Wiggins and Marita Payne-Wiggins. He has five siblings (Mitchell Jr., Nick, Stephanie, Angelica, and Tanya). His father was a former professional basketball player that developed basketball love in him quite early in his life.
He followed the footsteps of his father and started practicing this game at an age of nine and ultimately got worldwide recognition because of his outstanding skills. He has a daughter, Amyah, from her fiance (Mychal Johnson).
Andrew Wiggins Education
Andrew Wiggins first went to Vaughan Secondary School and then to Huntington Prep School. He was an eminent basketball player in both schools. After High School, he went to the University of Kansas and showed impressive basketball performance there also.
Andrew Wiggins Career
Andrew Wiggins started his professional career in 2014 from Minnesota Timberwolves and played for it till 2020. Currently, he is a part of the Golden State Warriors of the NBA.
He has his talent and skills recognized by the world and has also won numerous awards and honors. Some of these achievements are mentioned below:
- In 2015, he was NBA Rookie of the Year.
- He received All-Rookie First Team in 2015.
- He earned Consensus second-team All-American in the year 2014.
- In 2014, he was Big 12 Freshman of the Year.
- In 2013, he was Mr. Basketball USA.
- In 2013, he was Gatorade National Player of the Year.
- In 2013, Andrew Wiggins was Naismith Prep Player of the Year.
- He earned McDonald’s All-American in the year 2013.
- He received First-team Parade All-American in 2013.
Andrew Wiggins Net Worth
It is reported by most websites that Andrew Wiggins has an estimated net worth of $35 million.
Andrew Wiggins Favorite Basketball shoes
- Nike Kobe AD Exodus.
- Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017.
- Adidas Crazy Explosive 2016.