Paul Jamaine Washington Jr. is an American basketball player who is extremely popular and successful. He is best known for playing for the National Basketball Association (NBA) team, the Charlotte Hornets.
The Hornets selected Washington in the 2109 NBA draft. During his college years, he was a basketball player for the Kentucky Wildcats. The 2020 NBA All-Rookie Second Team included him after he was selected by the hornets.
Pj Washington Biography
|Full name||Paul Jamaine Washington Jr.|
|Date of Birth||August 23, 1998|
|Birth Place||Louisville, Kentucky|
|Age||24 (as of 2022)|
|Father’s Name||Paul Washington|
|Mother’s Name||Sherry Washington|
|College||University of Kentucky|
|Weight (kg)||84 kg|
|Height (ft)||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Relationship||Brittany Renner (ex)|
|Pj Washington Net Worth||$5 million (Last Updated 2022)|
Pj Washington Net Worth
It is estimated that PJ Washington has a net worth of around $5 million as of 2022. Currently, Washington has made $7.8 million as a professional basketball player, but over the next two seasons, he is expected to make close to $14 million in income.
Pj Washington Early life
PJ Washington was born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, on August 23, 1998. Sherry and Paul Washington Sr. are his parents. Spencer Washington and Alexandria Washington were Washington’s two siblings.
As a child, he used to watch his parents play basketball at Middle Tennessee State, where they were basketball players. During his college basketball career, he wore his father’s number 25 jersey.
While Washington was a college and high school player, he was an impressive athlete. He was ranked among the top recruits for the 2017 class. On November 10, 2016, Washington committed to play for the University of Kentucky’s Kentucky Wildcats team.
Pj Washington Career
PJ Washington made his NBA debut on October 23, 2019 with the Charlotte Hornets. In his first game with the Hornets, he helped the team win a close game against the Chicago Bulls. He scored 27 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in his first game.
A record seven three-pointers were made by PJ Washington in the game; he made more than any other player in the NBA’s debut history. He played another great game against the Sacramento Kings on October 31, 2019. His team won 118-111 thanks to his eight rebounds and 23 points.
Against the Detroit Pistons on November 29, 2019, he scored 26 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. It was announced on September 15, 2020, that Washington had been named to the 2019-20 NBA All-Rookie Second Team.
In February 2021, PJ Washington faced the Sacramento Kings again, this time with a career-high 42 points on the board. Despite being in great shape, he helped his team defeat the Sacramento Kings easily.
Pj Washington Personal life
It was reported that Washington was dating Brittany Renner at one point in time. Brittany is an Instagram influencer and fitness model. It was recently announced that the couple had broken up.
A son was born to Washington and Renner. Despite this, the child’s name remains unknown.
Pj Washington Physical appearance
The year 2022 marks PJ Washington’s 24th birthday. PJ Washington stands 6 feet 7 inches tall. The weight of the man is 84 kilograms.
Pj Washington Achievements
- McDonald’s All-American (2017)
- First-team All-SEC (2019)
- Third-team All-American – AP, NABC, USBWA, SN (2019)
- NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2020)