|Real Name/Full Name||Isaiah Jamar Thomas|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Isiah Thomas|
|Birth Place:||Tacoma, Washington|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||30 April 1961|
|Age/How Old:||61 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 84 Kg
In Pounds – 185 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – James Thomas
Mother – Tina Baldtrip
|Siblings:||Chyna Thomas (d. 2017)|
|School:||Curtis Senior High School, South Kent School|
|College:||University of Washington|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Kayla Wallace|
|Kids/Children Name:||Jaiden and James Thomas|
|Profession:||American basketball player|
|Net Worth:||$110 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Isaiah Jamar Thomas is popularly known as Isiah Thomas. He is a professional basketball player from America playing for New Orleans Pelicans in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played as a point guard for three years during his college years for the Washington Huskies. He has played for such teams as Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards, and Los Angeles Clippers.
Well, how well do you know about Isiah Thomas? If not much, here is what we know about Isiah Thomas to date.
Biography and Early Life
Isaiah Thomas was born on 30 April 1961 in Tacoma, Washington, to James Thomas and Tina Baldtrip. He was named after Isiah Thomas, a former Detroit Pistons Hall of Fame. His father had bet with a friend that during the 1989 Finals, the Lakers would defeat the Pistons, and thus he would name his son after the Lakers nemesis, Isiah Thomas. Though his team was defeated, he still took the name, although his mother was against it unless it took a biblical spelling.
Growing he had such nicknames as Bighead from his father while his mother called him Zeke, the same nickname Isiah Thomas was called. He had one sister, Chyna, who died in a car accident on 15 April 2017.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Isiah Thomas in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Isiah Thomas’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 21st March 2023 having been born on 30 April 1961. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 185 lbs in Pound and 84 kg in Kilograms.
Thomas was educated at Curtis Senior High School, and because his grades were low, he had to repeat his senior at South Kent School to get his scholarship. He later graduated from Connecticut prep school. He played for the varsity team while at Curtis High School. On 20 April 2006, he announced his intentions to sign with the University of Washington.
He wore the former Washington Huskies star, Nate Robinson’s jersey No. 2, and scored 27 points on 9 out of 12 field goals. As a freshman, he averaged 15.5 points and 16.9 points as a sophomore. He forgoes his final college year on 31 March 2011 to join the NBA draft.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Thomas is a family man and has a wife and children. He met his wife Kayla and later married her in 2016. The couple is blessed with one daughter and two sons. His two sons are Jaiden and James Thomas.
Is Isiah Thomas Gay?
No. Thomas is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumors. He is a family man and is happily married, and has three children. He has not been faced with any marital issues and lives happily together with their three children.
Thomas was drafted in the NDA in 2011 in the second round by Sacramento Kings with 60th and final pick. He was named Rookie of the Month on 1 March 2012 for the February Western conference. He was traded by Phoenix Suns on 12 July 2014. He sustained some injuries on his left wrist and has a successful arthroscopy. He played for only one season, after which he was traded by Boston Celtics on 19 February 2015.
He stayed with the Celtics for three seasons in 2014-2015, 2015-2016, and 2016-2017. He was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers on 22 August 2017 together with Jae Crowder, Brooklyn Nets, and Ante Zizic. He replaced Kyrie Irving. He played for only one season until 8 February 2018, and he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers.
After he was ruled out of the team for the rest of the season from 29 March due to arthroscopic surgery on his right hip, he signed with the Denver Nuggets for a one-year deal. He signed with Washington Wizards on 10 July 2019. He was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers on 6 February 2020, although he was waived after two days. He is currently playing with the New Orleans Pelicans after signing a 10-day contract on 3 April 2021.
Thomas has received various career highlights and awards from his career. He was NBA All-star in 2016 and 2017. In 2017, he became All-NBA Second Team winner. In 2012, he was NBA All-Rookie Second Team. In 2011, he received AP honorable mention, All-American. He has been two times First-team All-Pac-10 in 2010 and 2011. He has also won Pac-10 Tournament MVP two times, in 2010 and 2011. He was named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year in 2009.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Isiah Thomas in 2023
As of 2023, Thomas has gathered an estimated net worth of $110 million. He has earned much of his wealth from the various teams he has played for in the time he has been in his career. He has signed deals with various teams, which highly pay, thus the high amount of net worth.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He was selected into the 35-player 2018 to 2010 men’s national team roster. He later attended the team’s minicamp in July 2018.
- He was selected to the 14-player 2022 FIBA AmeriCup qualifiers in February.
Isiah Thomas has been ranked as one of the best basketball players of all time. He has played with several teams and has won various awards for his outstanding performance. He will mainly be remembered for his point guard position, which he has played in all his NBA Career.