Tristan Thompson is prominently known as a Canadian basketball player, Presently, Tristan Thompson plays for the ‘Cleveland Cavaliers’ of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Not only this, but he also played for Canada on the international level as well. Because of his outstanding skills, the top basketball programs of the nation sought him.
Table of Biography
The birth name of Tristan is Tristan Trevor James Thompson. He was born in Toronto, Canada, His exact date of birth is March 13, 1991. As of now, he is 30 years old. Based on his date of birth, his zodiac sign is Pisces. Moreover, he belongs to Canadian nationality whereas his ethnicity is inaccessible.
Additionally, he was born to Andrea Thompson and Trevor Thompson. His mother is a professional actor, journalist, and broadcaster. On the other hand, his father is also a professional basketball player. The name of his siblings is Amari Thompson, Daniel Thompson, and Deshawn Thompson.
Regarding his educational background, he joined St. Marguerite d’Youville Secondary School. He has joined several schools afterward. Then, he studied in St. Benedict. In school, he started displaying his extraordinary sporting skills. Because of this, he gained national attention as well.
Later on, he attended Findlay Prep. This led their team to two national championships at the ESPN National High School Invitational. Amazingly, the top basketball programs of the country sought him as mentioned above. Also, he had joined the University of Texas.
After joining the University of Texas, he had played college football for the Texas Longhorns. Initially, he had planned to play for the team in his sophomore season. However, he changed his mind later and declared himself for the NBA draft.
Astonishingly, he won the team’s Most Valuable Player award for his performance. In addition, he is also the winner of other honors as well. The excellent player became the highest-drafted Canadian-born player in history. Moreover, his professional debut in a match was against his hometown team Toronto Raptors.
Ultimately, he became the first-ever Candian to earn All-Rookie Team Honors in the NBA. In the 2012-13 season, Thompson became the ninth player in the franchise history to total at least 30 double-doubles in a single season. In 2014 and 2015, he helped the Cavaliers reach the 2015 NBA finals. Eventually, they won the series in seven games and earned the championship. And, Thompson became the first player in the history of the franchise to play in 400 games consecutively in December 2016.
Furthermore, he helped the Canadian team with the Bronze medal at the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship in 2008. And, he completed as a part of the team in the 1009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship in Auckland, New Zealand.
According to some sources of information, his estimated net worth is around $35 million. Surprisingly, the popular basketball player had signed a contract with $82 million with the Cavaliers. In addition, he earns over $9 million in salaries with the Boston Celtics. Back in 2017, his salary was more or less $15 million. And, he is also the NBA’s 136th highest-paid player and 55th highest0paid forward player.
At present, it seems as if the basketball player is not dating anyone. He does not seem to be involved in any kind of relationship. In regards to Tristan’s relationship, he has been in a few relationships earlier, he has probably been in two relationships to date. He had once dated Jordan Craig. And the couple gave birth to his first child, Prince Oliver. The baby was born in December 2016.
Afterward, he dated Khloe Kardashian, sister of Kim Kardashian. There seem to be various ups and downs in the couple’s relationship. The duo had first revealed their relationship to the public in September 2016. The couple shares a daughter named, true Thompson. They also got involved in cheating scandals. It seemed as if Tristan was together with Khloe when he was expecting his baby with Jordan. However, the rumor or the news is not confirmed.
Body measurements and Social Media
The best-known basketball player has excellent body structure. Tristan stands 6 feet and 9 inches tall. Likewise, his weight is 115 kg. Also, he has black eyes as well as black hair. His chest size is 45 inches, waist size is 35 inches, and bicep size is 16 inches. However, his dress size and shoe size are unavailable.
Furthermore, he has his own verified account on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. On Twitter, his username is @RealTristan13, and has 662.7k followers. On Facebook, he has over 589k followers with the name, Tristan Thomson. And, he has 3,4 million followers on Instagram with username, realtristan13.