Trae Young Wiki, Girlfriend, Dad, Salary, Family

By Kishor Shahi | Published On: 18 Aug, 2019
Trae Young Wiki, Girlfriend, Dad, Salary, Family

Many people drive their family dream successfully stepping on the steps of their role model. As quoted, the professional basketball player, Trae Young, lived the thought of his father who played as a standout player at Texas Tech.

Trae is acknowledged for his career in NBA as a point guard position for Atlanta Hawks since 2018.

Dating, Girlfriend

The professional basketball player of the Atlanta Hawks, Trae Young has been dating his girlfriend, Shelby Miller, since 2017. The couple first met during their academic years on campus and started their affairs.

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Shelby, who is the cheerleader of the University of Oklahoma, showcases the flaws of their romances on social media. Back on 27 October 2018, she celebrated her birthday with Trae and mentioned that her special man addressed her birthday.

Trae Young with his girlfriend, Shelby (Photo: Shelby's Instagram)

Also, on 13 July 2019, Shelby came with a picture of herself with the Atlanta Hawks player and mentioned that she fell in love with him because of his hard work and perseverance. She gushed that Trae was the inspiration behind her success, whom she asserted as an experience of ESPYS by her side.

As of now, the couple are relishing the love life for two years with immense happiness and jocund life.

Career And Net Worth 

Trae Young, age 20, started his basketball career since his academic year and became All-American dominant from the point guard position at Norman North High School. Also, Trae won a gold medal at the 2016 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship as being the member of the US men's national U18 Team.

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He was ranked the 20th out of Top 100 RSCI players in 2017. Later, he played for Oklahoma Sooners and grabbed the Big 12's Player of the Week Award six times his first year.

After a year, his professional career in NBA began after Dallas Mavericks selected him with the fifth overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft on 21 June. But later, he was traded to Atlanta Hawks in exchange for the 3rd overall pick Luka Doncic. After officially signing to the Hawks, Trae seeded his career strategy and scored 14 points and dished out five assists in his debut match against New York Knicks.

As per the record of his contract with Atlanta Hawks, Trae summons the average salary of $6,281,280 per year. Likewise, his estimated fortunes will reach $6,580,320 in 2020/21 and $8,337,265 in 2021/22 season.


Trae encloses a close bond with his family and often splashes the color of his family life on media. His dad, Ray Young, was also a basketball player who played his professional career as a standout player at Texas Tech. As per ESPN, he played with the Houston Rockets and even drove his career from Porto in the 2001-02 season.

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His parents Ray and Candice Young met at high school and currently shares a married life for over a couple of years. In addition to him, they have three children named Timothy, Caitlyn, and Camryn.

Wiki & Height

Born in 1998, in Oklahoma, the United States, Trae Young celebrates his birthday on 19 September. He belongs to the mixed ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

The body measurements of the 20-years-old pro-basketball player include his height of six feet and 2 inches tall and the weight of 180 lbs.