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Taj Gibson

Taj Gibson is a famous basketball player from the United States. Taj Gibson is widely known for playing for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Early Life

Taj Gibson was born in Brooklyn, New York City, United States on June 24, 1985. His full name is Taj Jami Gibson. He is 38 years old with the zodiac sign Cancer. Gibson holds an American nationality and follows the Christian religion.

Regarding his family background, he is the son of Sharon Gibson (Mother) and Wilbert Gibson (Father). He grew up along with his two siblings, a sister sister Jasu Robinson-Okai, and a brother Greg “Y.G.” Gibson.

High School Career

Gibson attended Brooklyn’s High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology to start his high school education. After that, he went to Tarzana, California’s Stoneridge Prep for his sophomore and junior years. He joined Calvary Christian in San Fernando, California, during his senior year of high school in 2006.

College Career

Gibson attended USC to play collegiate hoops. Gibson was twenty-one years old in his rookie campaign. The Pac-10 All-Freshman team included him.

After leading the Trojans to a Pac-10 Tournament championship in his sophomore year, Gibson was selected for the All-Pac-10 Tournament team.

NBA Career

The Chicago Bulls selected Gibson with the 26th pick overall in the 2009 NBA Draft. He participated in All-Star Weekend’s Rookie Challenge. Gibson was chosen for the First Team of the NBA All-Rookies.

In his second season, Gibson started for the sophomore team in the 2011 NBA Rising Stars Challenge. Gibson placed second in the NBA Sixth Man of the Year voting for the 2013–2014 campaign.

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Caption: Taj Gibson with New York Knicks source: Sports Illustrated.

In exchange for Joffrey Lauvergne, Anthony Morrow, and Cameron Payne, Gibson was moved to the Oklahoma City Thunder on February 23, 2017, along with Doug McDermott and an unprotected second-round selection in 2018.

That July, Gibson signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves after the season ended.

Gibson inked a contract with the New York Knicks on July 9, 2019.

Net Worth 2023

Taj Gibson has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His estimated net worth is around $32 million as of 2023.

Endorsements

Moreover, Gibson also earns a lot of wealth through brand endorsements. Taj has collaborated with various renowned brands including Gatorade.

Taj Gibson – Personal Life

Regarding his personal life, Taj Gibson is currently single and unmarried. However, He was once romantically involved with Tenille Melissa. The duo welcomed a son, although his name has not yet been revealed.

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Caption: Taj Gibson with his son source: Sportslulu.

Further, He also had a romantic involvement with Michelle Williams, the singer of Destiny Child. When and how long they stayed in a relationship are unknown.

Body Measurements

Taj Gibson is very handsome and attractive undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of 6 feet 9 inches (207 cm/2.07m) and weighs around 105 kg (231 lbs). In addition, Gibson has a dark brown pair of eyes and is bald.

Taj Gibson – Social Media

He is active on his Instagram account @tajgibson with 407K followers. Moreover, he also has 306K followers on Twitter and 327K followers on Facebook.