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Jeremy Lin Biography

Updated On 10 Jun, 2019 Published On 10 Jun, 2019
Jeremy Lin

Facts of Jeremy Lin

Date of Birth :
Age : 34 years old
Family Name : Lin
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Virgo
Height : 6 Feet 3 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Jeremy Lin

What is Jeremy Lin marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Jeremy Lin have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Jeremy Lin having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jeremy Lin Gay ? No

American Basketball player, Jeremy Lin is a professional basketball player who played for many famous NBA teams like the Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, and New York Knicks. He is also a player who represented the Chinese Taipei national team for the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship. Jeremy won the ABA Club Championship MVP in 2011.

Jeremy Lin's Personal Life; Is he Dating someone?

Jeremy Lin is possibly single as of now. The famous basketball player is waiting for the love of his life believing God will provide him his soul mate. Yes, you heard it right Lin is a strong evangelical Christian who dedicates his career and life to God.

 Famous American basketball player Jeremy Lin. 

Jeremy, 30, is an extremely private guy and never shares much about his romantic life. Besides, he was rumored for dating several girls throughout his career.

Firstly, he was rumored for dating a girl named Eunice on the internet, however, the rumor ended soon. Afterward, in 2012 he got a chance to date Kim Kardashian and guess what it was Kim who was interested in Jeremy at first. Later in an interview with ESPN, the basketball star explained that he is not the type of guy to date Kardashian.

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One of Jeremy's college friend Alex Blankenau once shared that, Lin used to had a girlfriend in his college days. Alex said that Jeremy forgets to make a reservation for Valentine's Day so he cooked chicken parm to please his girlfriend.

In 2012, in an interview, Jeremy explained what her soulmate should be like. He said,

"First, she would really love God and be a faithful Christian, an then after that, I think, a desire to serve other people, to help with the underprivileged, do a lot of social work... great personality and easy to be around. Someone that's definitely chill, low key, low maintenance."

Apart from his romantic life, the only woman who is constantly involved in his life is his mother. Lin shares a lot of post with his mother and explains that his mother is everything to him. Here is the post-Lin shared on the 'Mother's Day' of 2019,

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In the post above, we can see the bond between the mother and son pair. 

Jeremy Lin's Controversies: "Racial Issues"

During Lin's career in the NBA, he was criticized many times for his appearance and ethnicity, being a Taiwanese immigrant. He is the first American of Taiwanese or Chinese descent playing in the NBA.

In fact, while playing for the Harvard team, he was frequently called with many uncomfortable bigoted jeers like Wonton soup, Sweet and sour pork, Open your eyes!, Go back to China, and many more. Despite all these comments, he focuses on his career and said,

"I expect it, I'm used to it, it is what it is."

While there are many who criticize Lin, there are also many NBA personalities who praise Lin for his skills. Among them, one is Derek Fisher who praised Lin by saying, "Lin is carrying the hopes of an entire continent. I only had to carry the hopes of Little Rock, Arkansas. He's accomplished a lot more than I have already."

What is the Net Worth of Jeremy Lin? Know about his Earnings, Salary, Career

Jeremy Lin holds a net worth of $170 million, all thanks to his career as a professional NBA player and national team basketball player. In addition, while playing for Golden States Warriors in 2010 he signed a contract with a first-year salary of $500,000. Following that, he used to have a salary of $11.48 million in 2016.

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Jeremy is an active Instagram user where he shares many personal, promotional and professional posts. Further, he earns over $3,485.25-$5,808.75 per post from his Instagram account with more than 2 million followers. Similarly, he earns over $151-$2,400 per month and $1,800-$29,000 per year from his YouTube account with a subscribers count of 674,000.

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Lin played with many teams in a short period of time. In the 2010 NBA draft, Lin wasn't picked by any teams of NBA but without losing hope, he played five summer league games for the Dallas Mavericks team. After that, the doors of the opportunities opened for him as he joined the Golden States Warriors for a two-year deal on July 21 of 2010. What's more, he played for two seasons 2010 and 2011 in the team.

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On December 2011, Jeremy was picked by New York Knicks where he played for the franchise from 2011-2012. After that, he played for teams like Houston Rockets(2012-2014) in $28.8 millionLos Angeles Lakers(2014-2015) in $15 million contracts, Charlotte Hornets(2015-2016) in $4.3 million contracts, Brooklyn Nets(2016-2018) in $36 million contracts, Atlanta Hawks(2018-2019)and presently for Toronto Raptors from 2019.

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Apart from Lin's NBA career, he also played for the National team of Taiwan. In June 2011, he was included in the Chinese Taipei(Taiwan) national team for the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship.

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In October 2016, Lin donated $1 million to Harvard University to support undergraduate financial aid and renovations to Lavietes Pavilion. Besides, he also endorsed in many popular brands like Volvo, Nike(2010-2014), Steiner Sports, and Adidas(2014-present).

Quick facts of Jeremy Lin

 Popular NBA player Jeremy Lin.
  • Jeremy Lin was born on 23 August 1988 in Torrance, California, the United States as Jeremy Shu-How Lin.
  • He holds American nationality and was born under the Virgo star sign.
  • He was raised along with his two siblings, one older brother Josh Lin and one younger brother Joseph Lin in a Christian family in the San Francisco  Bay Area City of Palo Alto.
  • His father is Lin Gie-ming and mother is Shirley Lin.
  • Lin studied at the Havard University from 2006-2010, and also for a short period of time in Palo Alto High School.
  • He is a big fan of the game Dota 2 and has played all of the series of the game.
  • Considering his work he with his team won many awards like ABA Club Championship MVP in 2011, First-team All-Ivy Leauge(2009,2010), and Second-team All-Ivy League(2008).
  • Jeremy is an active social media user and uses Instagram and Twitter from time to time. Until now, he gathered over 2.52 million+ followers on Twitter and 1.7million.
  • He stands at a height of 6 feet and 3 inches and weighs around 91 kgs with a pair of black eyes and black hair.

Take a look at the post-game interview of Jeremy after the game of Wizards vs Raptors:

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