Who is Andrew Wiggins?
Andrew Wiggins is a big name in the basketball and sports industry. He is a 24-year-old professional basketball player who plays for the National Basketball Association. Wiggins is a draft pick of the team Cleveland Cavaliers back in 2014 and has played for the Minnesota Timberwolves from 2014 till 2019. He was traded to the Golden State Warriors in 2020.
|Full Name||Andrew Christian Wiggins|
|Birth Date||February 23, 1995|
|Birth Place||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Mother||Marita Payne Wiggins|
|Brother||Mitchell Jr. Wiggins
|Height||6 feet 7 inches|
|Net Worth||$18 million|
Andrew Christian Wiggins was born on the 23rd of February, 1995 in Toronto, the provincial capital of Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Mitchell Wiggins and Marita Payne Wiggins. His father is a professional basketball player like himself, whereas his mother was an Olympic sprinter. Furthermore, he has two older siblings, brothers named Mitchell Jr. Wiggins and Nick Wiggins and three sisters named Stephanie Wiggins, Angelica Wigg.
Andrew’s star sign is Aquarius, and his horoscope is Pisces. He stands to 6 feet and 7 inches (2.01m) tall. His weight is 197 lbs ( 89 kilograms). Andrew is a national citizen of America, and his ethnicity is Black.
Marriage and Dating
Andrew has not married yet. He has not publicly revealed his relationship status or details about his love life. However, there is speculation that he is in a relationship with a girl named Alex Raid.
Andrew attended the Vaughan Secondary School, located in Vaughan, Ontario. He then went to the Huntington Prep, which a preparatory school specialized to teach students basketball. Andrew then attended the University of Kansas but did not graduate.
Social Media Accounts
Andrew has Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and Facebook accounts. His Instagram id is @22wiggins. He has 1.9 million + followers on Instagram and has more than 300 posts. Furthermore, his Twitter id is @22wiggins. He has 518.3k + followers on Twitter. He writes ” 3 dreams #Onegoal ////Jayhawk ///NBA // Snapchat: wiggins22″ on his Twitter bio. Furthermore, he also has his personal website www.andrew22wiggins.com
High School and College Career of Andrew Wiggins
Wiggins played several games for the Vaughan Secondary School and achieved numerous successes. He won the Ontario Provincial Championship with his high school team, where he scored 25 points in total. Wiggins then went to the Huntington Prep School and played several games with the team. He had an average point of 24.2 in the junior season with 8.5 rebounds per game in total. During his high school career, he received many achievements and topped various prospect ratings like the ESPN. Furthermore, he ranked as the best high school basketball player by an American basketball magazine, SLAM.
Wiggins decided to choose the University of Kansas among several other choices like Florida State, North Carolina, and Kentucky. In his freshman year, he had an average of 17.1 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per game, as well as 32.8 minutes per game. He played a total of 35 games and started all 35 games. He left college to enter the NBA draft in 2014.
Andrew was drafted by team Cleveland Cavaliers as the first overall on the 26th of June, 2014. However, the team traded him to the team Minnesota Timberwolves, along with Bennett. He made his NBA debut the same year on the 29th of October. In the 2014-15 season, he played a total of 82 games, which is his career-high and started all of the 82 games. In this season, he had a total of 36.2 minutes per game and 4.6 rebounds per game. Furthermore, he averaged a total of 16.9 points per game.
In the 2015-16 season, he played a total of 81 games and started all of the 81 games for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He had an average of 35.1 minutes and 3.6 rebounds per game. Furthermore, he had an average of 20.7 points per game with a .459 field goal percentage, which is his career-high field goal percentage. Similarly, in the 2016-17 season, Andrew played as well as started a total of 82 games for the team with a total of 37.2 minutes per game, which is his career-high minutes per game record. Also, he recorded 4.0 rebounds per game with 23.6 points per game average, which is also his career-high points per game.
More About His Career
In the 2017-18 season, Wiggins played and started a total of 82 games for the team. He had an average of 36.3 minutes per game and 4.4 rebounds per game. Also, he had an average of 17.7 points per game record. Wiggins then played a total of 73 games in the 2018-19 season and started all of the games. He had an average of 34.8 minutes per game with 4.8 rebounds per game.
Similarly, he also recorded 18.1 points per game in this season with the Minnesota Timberwolves. In the final season with the team, that is the 2019-10 season, Wiggins played 42 games and started all of the games, achieving 34.6 minutes per game and 5.2 rebounds per game. He set his career-high rebounds per game in this season and also recorded 22.4 points per game.
For the team Minnesota Timberwolves, Andrew Wiggins played a total of 442 games and started all of the games. He recorded 35.8 minutes per game on average and 4.3 rebounds per game in total. His average field-goal percentage was .441, and his average points per game were recorded to be 19.7 with the team, with 2.3 assists per game, 1.0 steals per game, and .6 blocks per game.
Net Worth of Andrew Wiggins
The net worth of Andrew Wiggins is around $20 million. Furthermore, his salary is about $27 million. Apart from his basketball career, Andrew also earns money through various endorsements. He is expected to make around $18 million by endorsements alone.