Tristan Thompson Biography
Tristan Thompson is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the NBA. He played one season of college basketball for the Texas Longhorns before being drafted fourth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2011 NBA draft. Tristan has also played for the Canadian national team.
He also represents Canada in an international competition. He won an NBA championship in 2016 with the Cavaliers. Thompson has held the NBA’s longest active consecutive games played streak since January 2016.
Thompson attended St. Marguerite d’ Youville High School in Ontario followed by Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School in New Jersey. He continued his education at the University of Texas at Austin.
During his time at St. Benedict Prep, Thompson made his mark. He also played basketball briefly at Findlay Prep in Nevada. He was also a member of the 2010 World Select Team at the Nike Hoop Annual Summit.
Thompson was named McDonald’s All-American in his senior year. He played one season of basketball for the Texas Longhorns. Moreover, Tristan played 36 games with an average of 13.1 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 2.4 blocks.
He led the team to a record of 28 wins and 8 losses in the season. He also won the Big 12 Freshman of the Year awards for his efforts. Tristan was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 4th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. He signed a rookie contract on December 9th, 2011, and played his debut game against the Toronto Raptors on December 26. Thompson was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team for the 2011-12 season.
Moreover, Tristan represented Team Shaq in the 2012 Rising Stars Challenge. He averaged a career-high 11.7 points, 9.4 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game for the 2012-13 season. He made a playoff appearance in 2015 and 2016. Thompson won the 2016 NBA championship alongside teammates LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love.
Additionally, The Cavs defeated Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors in the 3-1 series. In 2015, he signed an $82 million five-year contract with the Cavaliers.
Tristan Thompson Age
How old is Tristan Thompson? Thompson is 32 years old as of 2022. He was born on March 19, 1991, in Brampton, Canada. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on March 19th every year, and his zodiac sign is Aries.
Tristan Thompson Family
Both his parents were athletic. His mother, Andrea, ran track, and his father, Trevor, played soccer. He has three younger brothers, Amari, Daniel, and Deshawn.
Thompson is the oldest of the four sons of Trevor and Andrea Thompson from Jamaica. His younger brother, Dishawn, played basketball at Wesley Christian High School in Allen, Kentucky, where he was a highly rated prospect. He is also the cousin of former Virginia State University soccer champion and former Canadian Football League defensive player Jemal Thompson. In addition, in 2013, Thompson founded the Amari Thompson Fund, which works closely with Epilepsy Toronto to raise funds and raise awareness to support those affected by epilepsy. Thompson’s youngest brother, Amari, has a neurological disorder and almost daily seizures due to his condition.
Tristan Thompson Engagement
Khloe Kardashian, 36, is NOT engaged to Tristan Thompson, 29… after sparking speculation with a massive diamond ring on her wedding finger while in Boston
A source close to the 36-year-old reality TV star denied speculation made by TMZ that basketball player Tristan Thompson popped the question.
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star and their two-year-old daughter True is in Massachusetts helping the 29-year-old get settled ahead of his first game playing for the Boston Celtics. ‘They are not engaged,’ the source told DailyMail.com on Wednesday.
Kardashian famously split from Thompson in February 2019 following his three cheating scandals, and she retained primary custody of their child. They have been getting close during the lockdown as he has appeared on her reality TV show where they have discussed their trust issues.
Tristan Thompson Children
In December 2016, Thompson’s ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig gave birth to his first child, a son, Prince Tristan Thompson. Thompson was in a romantic relationship with Khloé Kardashian. In April 2018, Kardashian gave birth to a daughter, True Thompson.
Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian
In December 2016, Thompson’s ex-girlfriend, Jordan Craig, gave birth to his first child, Prince Tristan Thompson.
Thompson had a romantic relationship with Khloé Kardashian. Kardashian gave birth to a daughter, True Thompson, in April 2018. Thompson was found to have been cheating on Kardashian during her pregnancy. In February 2019, Kardashian and Thompson separated the rumors that Thompson had cheated on Kardashian with her younger half-sister Kylie Jenner‘s best friend, Jordyn Woods.
In addition, Kardashian and Thompson resumed their relationship in the summer of 2020 after quarantining together during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tristan Thompson’s Height
Thompson stands at a height of 6 feet 9 inches and a bodyweight of 245lbs. Additionally, he has black eyes and black hair.
Tristan Thompson Net Worth
Thompson has an estimated net worth of around $45 million. His income is mainly attributed to his career as a professional basketballer.