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James Taft Fredette was born on 25 February 1989, in Glens Falls, New York State, USA, to Al and Kay Fredette and is best known as Jimmer Fredette, a professional basketball player who currently plays for the Shanghai Sharks in Chinese Basketball Association.
So just how rich is Jimmer Fredette as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, this basketball player has net worth of $6 million, with his wealth being accumulated from his career in the mentioned field.
Jimmer Fredette Net Worth $6 Million
Jimmer is the youngest among three children; his mother wanted to give him a unique nickname and came up with ‘‘Jimmer’’. He was interested in sports from an early age, which the members of his family can confirm, as his older brother TJ described him as ‘‘the most determined, competitive four-year-old I had ever seen’’, and reportedly TJ was training him for his basketball career before kindergarten, often playing basketball on the family’s backyard court. When it comes to Fredette’s education, he attended Glens Falls High School and played basketball there as well, and had notable success, and he is the all-time leading scorer of the school. Having matriculated, Jimmer enrolled into Brigham Young University, attending it from 2007 to 2011 majoring in American studies, and wearing the jersey number 32 playing for the basketball team. Some of his records at the mentioned college include – Most Points Scored, Most Free Throws Made, Most 3-Points Scored and Most 40-point games.
Having finished with his college education and college career, Fredette was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks as the tenth overall pick in the 2011 National Football League (NFL) Draft, however, the team immediately traded him to the Sacramento Kings. His first game for the Kings took place on January 10, 2012. In early February Fredette scored a career-high 24 points in a victory against the New York Knicks, but his contract was bought-out by the Kings, and after being signed by the Chicago Bulls, he went on to play for the New Orleans Pelicans, having his season best game in late December 2014. After that, he was traded to other teams but most importantly, in 2015 he began playing for the Westchester Knicks, making his debut in late November, and scoring 37 points with eight assists, which was a significant addition to the victory of his team, with the result of 102-90, against the Grand Rapids Drive. He went on to achieve one steal, 35 points, six rebounds and eight assists in a game against the West.
Speaking about his most recent achievements, Fredette signed a deal with the Shanghai Sharks of the CBA in 2016, and went on to score a 51-point outing against Guangdong in early November. In early 2017, he was named the CBA’s International Regular Season MVP, and went on to play in 41 games, in which he averaged 8.2 rebounds, 37.6 points and 1.6 steals per game. He has since been re-signed by the Sharks.
When it comes to his personal life, Jimmer has been married to Whitney Wonnacott since 2012, and the couple has one child together. He is active on social media such as Twitter and Instagram and is followed by 168,000 people on the former and 98,600 on the latter. He is widely recognized for his charitable efforts, as he financially helps a cancer research organization.
|Full Name||Jimmer Fredette|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Date Of Birth||February 25, 1989|
|Place Of Birth||Glens Falls, New York State, USA|
|Education||Glens Falls High School, Brigham Young University|
|Parents||Kay Fredette, Al Fredette|
|Siblings||Kay Fredette, Al Fredette|
|Awards||John R. Wooden Award, Naismith Men's College Player of the Year, Associated Press College Basketball Player of the Year, Oscar Robertson Trophy, Sporting News Men's College Basketball Player of the Year, Adolph Rupp Trophy, NABC Player of the Year, Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award, Mountain West...|
|Insight with Jon Du Pre||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|Rome Is Burning||2011||TV Series||Himself - Alone with Rome / Former BYU Cougars Point Guard / Himself - BYU Basketball|