Who is Trae Young?

Trae Young is an American professional basketball player of the NBA (National Basketball Association) for the Atlanta Hawks. He was born on September 19, 1988, in Lubbock, Texas. He plays as a point guard position.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameTrae Young
ProfessionBasketball Player
Birth DateSeptember 19, 1988
Birth PlaceLubbock, Texas
Full NameRayford Trae Young
Star SignVirgo
ParentsFather: Rayford Young
Mother: Candice Young
Height6 feet 2 inches
Weight82 kg
Marital StatusUnmarried
Net Worth$2 million

Trae Young


He was born to Candice Young and Rayford Young, as Rayford Trae Young. Young born with the birth sign Virgo. Moreover, he grew up with his three siblings; two brothers Camryn Young and Timothy Young and a sister Caitlyn Young. Furthermore, Young holds an American nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to white. With the height of  6 feet 2 inches and weight about 82 kg, he has been able to maintain his body fit.


Trae Young started his career since his childhood days. He followed the guidance from his father. On February 16, 2017, Young began his career with the Oklahoma Sooners. Besides, on November 12, 2017, he debuted for the college team. He had a record of 15 points along with 10 assists and 6 rebounds and won against Omaha University.

Young, in a win over Ball State University, he recorded 22 points and season-high 13 assists in his second match. He tied the NCCA single-game assists record with 22. Also, against the game with the Northwestern State Demons, he recorded 26 points in a blowout 105-68 win.

Trae Young

Eventually, on June 21, 2018, the Dallas Mavericks selected Young for the 2018 NBA draft. Dallas Mavericks is a basketball team having players like Luka Doncic However, they traded him to the Atlanta Hawks with a protected future first-round pick. On March 31, 2019, he scored 12 points and 16 assists in a game win against Milwaukee Bucks, a team having players like Pat Connaughton.

Furthermore, Young represented his national team in numerous junior tournaments. He has not played for the United States senior national team. Besides, Young had been a member of the national U-18 team. The group, in 2016 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship, had won a gold medal, that was held in Chile.

Personal Life of Trae Young

Trae Young

Young is now in a relationship with an OU cheerleader Shelby Danae Miller. The pair are dating since 2017. They first met while they were in the academic years in college. It seems the couple is living in a happy relationship.

Net Worth

As an NBA basketball player, Trae Young has been able to earn popularity as well as the right amount of money. His net worth is estimated to ve about $2 million as of 2019. Besides, his earnings from the NBA are $5,356,440.