Ty Jerome is a professional basketball player who plays as point guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA as jersey no 16.
The former Virginia star Ty Jerome had a rough start to his NBA career but he still has the faith that he can achieve success in NBA.
Here, let’s have an insight into the life of NBA player Ty Jerome all from his love life, to family and earnings.
Dating Life & Girlfriend
If you follow American basketball player Ty Jerome on social media’s then you may be aware of his romantic relationship with his girlfriend Alex Marquis. Ty was dating his college sweetheart Alex Marquis.
Ty and Alex both went to the University of Virginia and that’s where they encountered each other for the first time. According to various sources, the duo opened up their relationship and became Instagram official back on 23rd October 2017.
They both seemed to be super in love and Alex as a supportive partner used to attend Ty’s games and support him. As fans were aware of their wonderful dating life many also speculated them being engaged but there was no confirmation about their engagement.
However, as of now, Ty Jerome’s pictures with his girlfriend are no longer available on his Instagram but they do follow each other. So, it is unclear if the duo is still dating or has parted ways.
Career And Net Worth
Ty Jerome was initially coached by his father and he used to play basketball from a very young age. He was backup point guard during his freshman year at the University of Virginia.
His basketball career in NBA began after he was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers for the 24th pick in the 2019 NBA draft on 20th June 2019 but later his rights were traded to the Boston Celtics. Eventually, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns.
He made his debut in NBA on 2nd December 2019 but he was assigned to Northern Arizona Suns and again was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder on 16 November 2020.
As of now, Ty has signed a four-year contract of a total of $11,129,417 with Oklahoma City Thunder which includes an average salary of $2,782,354.
Ty does have generous income as a professional basketball so, he may have accumulated a good sum of net worth. However, Ty’s net worth in exact figures is concealed as of now.
Bio: Family & Siblings
Ty Jerome was born on 8th July 1997 in New York City to father Mark Jerome and mother Melanie Jerome. His parents also used to play basketball during their college days and Ty has also played under his dad’s coaching.
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He has 4 siblings, 2 sisters, namely Maya Recupero, Olivia Jerome, and 2 brothers namely Kobe Jerome, John Recupero.
He grew up in New Rochelle and went to Iona Preparatory School at New Rochelle, New York. Ty was a 4-year varsity player during his school days at Iona. Later he studied at the Univerity of Virginia where he also received a basketball scholarship.
Ty Jerome holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity. Furthermore, as he celebrates his birthday on 8th July, his zodiac sign is Cancer.
Talking about the height of the basketball player Ty, 6 ft 5 in tall (1.96m).