Learn the facts about Canadian professional basketball player Andrew Wiggins.
From "Minnesota Timberwolves" to the "Golden State Warriors," the small forward and shooting guard Andrew Wiggins never missed to set records in every NBA club he played from his exceptional gameplay and defending strategies.
By now, he is affiliated with the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and part of the Canadian national team. So to know such a motivational persona, we've brought you some exciting details about the star, including his personal life, family, net worth, and relationship status.
Belongs to Sports Rooted Family
Snippet from Andrew was selected in the2014 NBA Draft. SOURCE: Slcdunk
Born and surrounded by an athlete family Andrew's father Mitchell Wiggins is a former basketball player who has played in the NBA.
On the other hand, his mother, Marita Payne-Wiggins, is a national athlete who has competed in Olympics as a track and field sprinter.
As a result of sports influence from family, the NBA Rookie of the Year Award recipient since little was interested in basketball. To be precise, from the age of nine, he was playing the sport.
Wiggins played high school basketball for Vaughan Secondary School and Huntington Prep School. Subsequently, after graduating, he attended the University of Kansas and was part of their basketball program. He also won the Naismith Boy's High School Player of the Year during his high school days.
Shares Five Siblings
Andrew shares five siblings, where two are brothers Mitchell Jr. and Nick Wiggins. The 31-year-old Nick is also a professional basketball player on the Bauru Basketball Team.
The rest of his siblings are sisters Angelica, Stephanie, and Taya.
Second Canadian Ever Picked Number One in the Draft
In 2014, Cleveland Cavaliers selected him as their first overall pick during the NBA draft. Andrew is the second Canadian national after Anthony Bennett to have been picked number one overall in the NBA draft.
Seeing his exceptional playing skills, he was shortly selected to Bennett to the Timberwolves without playing a single game for the Cavaliers and won the NBA Rookie of the Year award for the 2014-15 season and played a crucial role in the Timberwolves' 2018 playoffs appearance.
Andrew started his basketball career in 2014 and is one of the key players on the team who plays in the position of Small Forward. To date, the basketball mogul has played a total of 442 games with a good career record and gameplay ratings. Everyone knows him from his
After completing education at the University of Kansa Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association
Who Is the Basketball Player Andrew Wiggins' Girlfriend
The Johnson Family SOURCE: Ballislife
Andrew Wiggins is in a relationship with Mychal Johnson, who is a basketball player.
Johnson has played for the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. They share a daughter by the name of Amyah born on October 11, 2019. The couple welcomed their child in October, which was shared from Michael's official social media account. Alayah Milan, their second child, was born in April 2021.
Mychal Johnson is the team's floor general and four-year captain. She plays in the position of a combo guard and has been honored by the National Honor Society recognition with a 3.7 GPA. Nevertheless, the lovebirds are enjoying a blissful relationship.
2019 Highest-Paid Athletes' Net Worth
The 2.03 m tall star posing in front of his expensive Ferrari. SOURCE: @22wiggins
The years-old net worth is around $26.1 Million as per reports from Forbes.
Wiggins signed a five-year deal of $147 million with the Timberwolves. An average player of the Basketball club earns around $30,000, but due to his fabulous plays, his earnings were way out of the league.
Wiggins is recently traded to the Golden State Warriors in exchange for Jacob Evans III, D'Angelo Russell, and Omari Spellman. The versatile defender is in the second year of a five-year, $147 million contract. He has three years, and $95 million remaining on his deal after this year.
We are still unsure of how he was traded to Wiggins, so the net worth is estimated on how much the player has played to date. Besides, earning from the leading NBA clubs, he is sponsored by sports brands such as BioSteel and Fitbit.
Andrew Wiggins National Team Career
Andrew Wiggins competed in the 2010 FIBA Under-17 World Championship and the 2012 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship, helping Canada's junior national team win bronze in both tournaments.
Andrew Wiggins competed in the 2010 FIBA Under-17 World Championship. Photo Source: Instagram
Wiggins was a teammate of Anthony Bennett, the number one overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft and his former Timberwolves teammate, during the 2010 tournament. In the 2012 tournament, he led the squad in scoring with 15.2 points per game and 7.6 rebounds per game.
Andrew was nominated to the Canadian national team roster for the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship, a qualifying competition for the 2016 Summer Olympics, on August 20, 2015.