Who is Buddy Hield?

Buddy Hield is a Bahamian professional basketball player of the NBA (National Basketball Association) for the Sacramento Kings. He was born on December 17, 1992, in Freeport, Bahamas. Buddy was born to Vincent Hield and Jackie Swann, with the birth name Chavano Rainier Hield. Moreover, he is grown up with his eight siblings. He holds a Bahamian nationality, and as per ethnicity, belongs to Afro-American. He was born with the birth sign of Sagittarius. With the height of 6 feet 4 inches and weigh about 214 lbs, he has been able to maintain his body fit.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameBuddy Hield
ProfessionBasketball Player
Birth DateDecember 17, 1992
Birth PlaceFreeport, Bahamas
Birth NameChavano Rainier Hield
Star SignSagittarius
ParentsFather: Vincent Hield
Mother: Jackie Swann
Height6 feet 4 inches
Weight214 lbs
Net Worth$5 million

Buddy Hield

School and College Life

Hield, firstly enrolled in Sunrise Christian Academy, located in Wichita, Kansas. During high school, he played for the basketball team. Later, he attended the University of Oklahoma. Then, he played for the Oklahoma Sooners.

During his college days, he got select in a First Team All-Big 12. Moreover, he won the John R. Wooden Award for the season 2015-16, for the best college basketball player. He completed his senior session with an average per game of 25 points, along with 5.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists.

Buddy Hield

Professional Life

New Orleans Pelicans selected Buddy Hield in the 2016 NBA draft as the sixth overall pick. Some of the players of the New Orleans Pelicans team is Zion Williamson. At the 2016 Summer League, he played for five games. He completed an average of 16.8 points, along with 5.4 rebounds, 3.8 assists per game. Eventually, in his rookie season, he started 37 of the 57 games, with the Pelicans. He scored an average of 8.6 points, along with 1.4 assists, and 2.9 rebounds, in each game.

Subsequently, New Orleans Pelicans traded Hield to the Sacramento Kings, a team with a player like Buddy Hield, in February 2017, with Langston Galloway, and Tyreke Evans. Also, the 2017 first and second draft picks with the exchange for Omri Casspi and DeMarcus Cousins. Hield played well in the season, and completed with his career-high, 15.1 points, along with 4.2 rebounds per game. Besides, he became the NBA All-Rookie First Team.

Buddy Hield

Likewise, in the 2017-18 season, he played the first full season with the Sacramento Kings. In total, he played 80 games. In his starting 13 games, he had the record of an average 13.5 points, along with 1.1 steals, 3.8 rebounds, and 1.9 assists.

Personal Life of Buddy Hield

About his personal life, Hield seems to remain far away from the spotlight. However, from the sources, it is known that his first child was born in 2017, as a daughter.

Net Worth

Buddy Hield has been able to earn a good amount of money as well as earning popularity. His net worth is estimated to be about $5 million.