Rising from the lows to highs, Jimmy Butler is one such basket ball player who has made it despite all the obstacles. He possesses a 6 feet 8 inches height with a weight of 232 lb. Starting from Tomball and getting to Marquette, gave the perfect rise to his basketball career. Now being in the top five NBA MVP voting, Butler is said to have entered the prime years of his basketball era.
Also known as NBA’s lone wolf, this man just knows all the right pitches for basketball. Let’s bask in some interesting facts about this basketball champ and get an insight of the making of Jimmy Butler. Besides, he is an avid fan of the music also as he likes listening to Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks and Brad Paisley.
Jimmy Butler High School Life
Known to be playing basketball in school days also, Jimmy Butler attended high school at Tomball High School. Located in Texas, though it was not a high level school, but Butler refined his skills here by playing basketball for Tomball High School for at least four years. It was only in the last year that he was voted MVP of the team and thereby got the fruitful result of all the attempts he made. It’s often that if you have an above okay high school career, you have the privilege to be recruited by the who’s who of the domain. But unfortunately that never was the case with Jimmy. Despite of having an okay high school career, he wasn’t scouted by any of the big colleges. As they say make your own way on the road to success. Similar went the case with Butler as he decided not to sit back and rather joined Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas. Hard work always pays off be it now or later. Jimmy Butler also started gaining attention from the Division 1 schools. Not much later he attracted the scholarship from Marquette University. He made sure that the high school road leads him to the best possible way of success. So come whatsoever never leave that spirit and make most of wherever you are.
Jimmy Butler Bio, Early Life And Family Details
Born in Housan, Texas on Sep 14, 1989 the American professional basketball player didn’t have a very satisfying family life. In early childhood where many of kids enjoy the luxuries bestowed by parents, Butler got abandoned by his father. Now he was only survived by a mother named Londa Butler. He lived in a suburb of Houston with his mother. But that also lasted for a short while as he was kicked out of the house by his mother at a very tender age of 13.
God is there for everyone’s mercy and the same happened with him. Despite being homeless, his mate at Tomball High School came to his rescue. Jordan Leslie and his mother named Michelle Lambert agreed to in house him. It was a heartfelt welcome by Leslie’s mother as she already had six children.
Besides having a not so good childhood days, Jimmy Butler never forgot the regards for his parents. He has been noted while saying that despite all the odds he still talks to his parents and loves them.
Jimmy Butler Relationship Rumors, Maried, Wife
Who won’t love to know about his favorite celeb’s relationship status? Well, here are some of the speculations that have been sought after Butler’s relationship status every now and then. He has been earlier linked with basketball player Karl-Anthony Towns but the break up rumors also came surrounding. Thereafter Jimmy Butler also denied his relationship with his fellow basketball player Joakim Noah. Back then, a mutual admiration was also rumored between him and Miley Cyrus which again ended up as a denial.
Also, it has been stated in the rumors before that the basketball champ also dated Charmaine Piula, who was a former Southern Utah basketball player. Gaining popularity was also his relationship with Canadian Actress Shay Mitchell. She took part in the famous ABC Family show “Pretty Little Liars”. But this rumor was also put to rest soon.
Not just this Butler has also been in the controversy with Kawahine Andrade, the girlfriend of Karl-Anthony Towns. It was then rumored that she was involved with Butler while cheating at the time of height of drama with the Timberwolves.
In short Butler lead quite a spiced up life with respect to his relationship stature. Jimmy Butler is now a five star NBA basketball player with a net worth around $25 million. It’s interesting to see his life story as he made to the best of basketball player’s in the American professional basketball team all with his hard work and passion for the game. He has been in his best form till now while playing for Philadelphia Rs.
Quick Facts About Jimmy Butler
|Date of Birth:||1989, September 14|
|Age:||29 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||6 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||Jimmy Butler III|
|Birth Place||Houston, Texas|
|Famous Name||Jimmy Butler|
|Net Worth||$34 million|
|Salary||18 million USD|
|Past Team||Chicago Bulls|
|University Team||Marquette Golden Eagles men’s basketball|
|House Location||River North, Chicago|
|House Price||$4.3 million|
|No. of Twitter Followers||552K|
|No. of Instagram Followers||3.8 million|
|Position in Team||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Coworker Salary||Ben Simmons ($75 million net worth)|
|Current team||Philadelphia 76ers|
|Started career as||a Shooting guard / Small forward for Chicago Bulls|
|Currently Working For||Philadelphia 76ers|
|Awards||NBA Most Improved Player (2015)|
|University attended||Tyler Junior College & University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|Affair with||Charmaine Piula|