Learn all the net worth and earning details of the American basketball player Jimmer Fredette.
American basketball player Jimmer Fredette was once a hot prospect to make it big in the NBA, with an impressive scoring record while playing for BYU Cougars in his college career. By finishing as the leading scorer in all of NCAA Division I during his senior season for BYU, he succeeded in getting selected with the tenth overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft.
But Jimmer Fredette could not perform as expected of him in the NBA, and with limited playtime, he found he was not suited to the league. He joined CBA's Shanghai Sharks in 2016, where he's leading a decent playing career. Below we take a look at his net worth and earnings and get an idea of how much fortune he's made so far in his career.
According to The Wealth Record, basketball star Jimmer Fredette holds an estimated net worth of $7 million as of January 2021. He made a majority of this fortune over the years of his playing career in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).
Jimmer Fredette holds an estimated net worth of $7 million as of January 2021.
Jimmer Fredette began his playing career at Brigham Young University (BYU), where he played from 2007 to 2011. He was one of the most prolific college athletes in NCAA Division I. He was ranked as the leading scorer in all of NCAA Division I during his senior season for the BYU Cougars. After that, he was named the 2011 National Player of the Year in college basketball.
Jimmer Fredette got into NBA after being selected with the tenth overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. But throughout his NBA career, he got only little game time. Over the subsequent seasons, he played for four different teams in five seasons. He played for Sacramento Kings, Chicago Bulls, New Orleans Pelicans, Westchester Knicks, and New York Knicks.
In 2016, Jimmer Fredette joined the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). For the team, he led the league in scoring, at 37.6 points per game in the 2016-17 season. For his performance, he also received the CBA International MVP award in the same season.
Jimmer Fredette was born to parents Al and Kay Fredette in Glens Falls, New York. He is the youngest of three children. From a very young age, Jimmer was very active in athletics.
Jimmer Fredette was born in Glens Falls, New York.
Source: The Sacramento Bee
Jimmer used to play regularly with his older brother TJ, who was seven years older than him. His older brother trained him for his basketball career before kindergarten. At the age of eight, Jimmer's father, who was a financial adviser, introduced him to schoolyard competition against adults at age eight. He also took Jimmer to Hartford and New York City for more intense competitions.
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