Jrue Holiday

Jrue Holiday

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Jrue Holiday is an American professional basketball player and athlete. Jrue Holiday plays for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Early Life

Jrue Holiday was born on June 12, 1990. He is 32 years old. His full name is Jrue Randall Holiday. He is from Los Angeles, California, USA. He is one of the four kids of former basketball professionals Shawn Holiday (father) and Toya Holiday (mother).

Jrue has three siblings namely Justin, Aaron, and Lauren Holiday. All of them are basketball players.

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Caption: Jrue Holiday’s childhood picture with his brother Justin. Source: Instagram

Education

This personality attended Campbell High School and UCLA College from 2008 to 2009.

Career

Jrue 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. He played four seasons with Philadelphia, where he was named an NBA All-Star in his 4th season, before being traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in 2013.

This player is a four-time NBA All-Defensive Team member. In the year 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.

During his University season, Jrue was declared for the NBA draft, forgoing his final three years of college eligibility. He was drafted in the 2009 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 17th overall pick.

This player was appointed as a reserve for the Eastern Conference All-Star team for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game. And, he became the youngest player in the franchise history to be named to an NBA All-Star Game.

Later in July 2013, he was traded to New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Nerlens Noel. Moreover, Jrue suffered injuries in more counts and had to rule out for most of the league’s games.

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Caption: Jrue Holiday while playing basketball. Source: USA Today

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Similarly, he made his debut for New Orleans Pelicans after missing the first 12 games while he was on leave to take care of his wife. This player became the first guard in NBA history in January with an average of 17 points, six rebounds, seven assists, and six blocks.

Moreover, he was traded to Milwaukee Bucks in a four-team trade, including Oklahoma City Thunder and Denver Nuggets. Likewise, Jrue scored 27 points, 13 assists, and four rebounds in Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Phoenix Suns. Further, he recorded 12 points, 11 assists, and nine rebounds to help Milwaukee Bucks gain victory against the Phoenix Suns.

Moreover, the team secured the 2021 NBA title for the Milwaukee Bucks with great contribution, and he got his first Championship. Jrue scored a career-high 40 points, five rebounds, five assists, and two steal against his former team, the New Orleans Pelicans.

Net Worth

One of the professional basketball players, Jrue Holiday, has an estimated net worth of around $30 million. This player also earns a good amount from sponsorship with Carnival Crop, SeatGeek, Panini, Smoothie King, etc.

Personal Life

On July 7, 2013, this player married the United States women’s national soccer team midfielder, Lauren Cheney. They first met at a UCLA women’s basketball game during his only season at the school. The two started as friends, and then, they believed their personalities just matched and got into a marriage.

They welcomed their beautiful baby girl named Tyler Holiday on September 20, 2016. And, they again welcomed their second child, a baby boy named Hendricks, in late 2020.

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Caption: Jrue Holiday’s picture with his wife and kids. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

This professional player is 6 feet 3 inches or 1.91 m tall. Similarly, he weighs around 93 kilos or 205 lb. This personality has an athletic and strong body build. However, Jrue has not shared his body measurements with the public yet. Jrue has a set of black eyes and black hair.

Social Media

His ‘@jrue_holiday11’ Instagram account has earned over 532K followers. He has amassed over 196.7K followers on his Twitter account. And, his Facebook page has gained over 399K followers.

 

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