Jrue Holiday Net Worth : Charity & Career

An American professional NBA’s point guard and shooting guard player, Jrue Holiday, has an incredible net worth of $30 million.

Further, he currently plays for Milwaukee Bucks with jersey number 11 on his back.

The NBA star Jrue Holiday was born by the name Jrue Randall Holiday.

Jrue Holiday
Jrue Holiday

Moreover, Jrue is one of the most renowned athletes in NBA history, and he has undoubtedly established himself as a force to be reckoned with.

Besides, he plays the role of a point guard as well as a shooting guard.

Not to mention, The point guard Holiday has played for NBA franchise Philadelphia 76ers and New Orlean Pelicans.

Besides, The 2013 NBA All-Star, Jrue Holiday, has been with the National Basketball Association since 2009.

Moreover, he has established several milestones and accolades in his NBA career.

Furthermore, Holiday is well-known for his amazing defensive skills and is regarded as one of the best defensive players and guards in NBA history.

In Addition, the point guard has also played for the Men’s Basketball team in Olympics 2020, Tokyo, Japan.

As a matter of fact, he and his team won the final with a crushing score to achieve a gold medal for the United States of Nations in the Olympics.

Quick Facts

Let’s check out some quick facts about the NBA star Point guard / Shooting guard Jrue Holiday.

Birth Name Jrue Randall Holiday
Celebrated Name Jrue Holiday
Nick Name Jrue, Lock-down defender
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Birth Date June 12, 1990
Age  32 Years Old
Religion Roman Catholic
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Race/Ethnicity African American
High School Education  Campbell Hall High school (Los Angeles, California)
Alma Mater The University of California, Los Angeles (2008 to 2009)
Father’s Name Shawn Holiday Sr.
Mother’s Name Toya DeCree Holiday
Siblings
Height 6 ft. 3 inches (1.91 m)
Weight 93 kgs (204.5 lbs)
Chest Size  46 inches (1.91 m)
Biceps Size 15 inches (1.91 m)
Waist Size 35 inches (1.91 m)
Shoe Size 15 US
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Build Athletic
Profession NBA Player
Former Team
  • Philadelphia 76ers (2009 to 2013)
  • New Orleans Pelicans (2013 to 2020 )
  • Milwaukee Bucks (2020 to present)
Jersey Number 11
Position Point Guard and Shooting Guard
Active Years 2009 to present
Marital Status Married
Wife Lauren Cheney Holiday
Past Relationship N/A
Kids 2 kids (Jrue Tyler Holiday & Hendricks Holiday)
Net Worth $30 million
Merch Jrue Holiday Jersey, Autographed Poster by Jrue Holiday
Social Media InstagramTwitter, Facebook
Last Updated October 2022

Net Worth & Income

Jrue Holiday is one of the highest-paid athletes in the NBA Roaster, the second-highest-paid shooting guard player for the Milwaukee Bucks, and the 20th highest-paid NBA Shooting guard player as of now.

Furthermore, with a net worth of $30 million, Jrue Holiday has attracted significant brands with great performances.

Not to mention, the NBA star earns around $2 to $3 million per year from his lucrative sponsorships and endorsement deals.

Even if we exclude his pay from additional sponsorships and endorsement, the Bucks star shooting guard currently earns nearly $25.2 million per year.

Moreover, the entry-level NBA contract of Jrue was of 4 years worth $7.5 million.

Additionally, he would earn an average salary of around $1.8 million per year.

Subsequently, the shooting guard signed a whopping $41 million contract with New Orleans Pelicans in 2013.

Besides, it was a four-year contract that earned him an average salary of $10.5 million annually.

As a matter of fact, the Pelicans made a deal with Jrue for a contract extension of five years.

Evidently, this contract extension was worth $126 million, including his average salary of $25.2 million per year.

Recently, NBA star Jrue has inked a $135 million contract with Milwaukee Bucks in 2021.

In addition, he has made a five-year deal with the Bucks, and this contract will earn him a base salary of $33.7 million each year.

To sum up, It was claimed in 20201 that Jrue Holiday had made more than $100 million in salary alone throughout his NBA career.

Meanwhile, his current contract with Bucks will see him make an incentive of $2.8 million each year for the next five years.

That being said, the Bucks shooting guard carries a cap hit of $32.4 million, and the value of the dead cap is around $30 million.

Earnings of the NBA’s point guard & shooting guard Jrue Holiday in his playing career

Year Earning / Salary in USD
2009 $ 1.5 million
2010 $ 1.5 million
2011 $ 1.6 million
2012 $ 1.4 million
2013 $ 2.6 million
2014 $ 9.7 million
2015 $ 9.9 million
2016 $ 10.5 million
2017 $ 11.2 million
2018 $ 25.6 million
2019 $ 25.9 million
2020 $ 26 million
2021 $ 27 million

Net Worth of Jrue Holiday in Different Currencies

Let’s check out the NBA star Point guard / Shooting guard Jrue Holiday’s net worth in numerous currencies, including the cryptocurrency BitCoin. 

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 25,607,100
Pound Sterling £ 21,716,250
Australian Dollar A$ 40,910,940
Canadian Dollar C$ 37,620,450
Indian Rupee ₹ 2,232,424,500
BitCoin ฿ 650

Lifestyle & Vacations

Lifestyle

Jrue Holiday has made an impact in NBA, and his enthusiasm for basketball was since he was a youngster, born into a family with an athletic background in basketball.

Shawn Holiday, his father, was a middle-class man who worked as a teacher for a living and to feed his family and education to children.

Similarly, his mother, Toya DeCree Holiday, was also a worker as well as a house maker.

With a chip on his shoulder, Holiday became concerned about basketball and dreamt of becoming a professional NBA star.

Throughout Jrue Holiday’s high school career, he was ranked number 1 point guard and overall second best prospect of the 2008 US high school basketball.

The NBA shooting guard Holiday was eventually named the best defensive college basketball player in the country, with a fruitful NBA journey in the future.

Evidently, Jrue Holiday has always been a devoted Roman Catholic guy since his early days, and he used to go to church with his parents every weekend.

Further, coming on to the diet plan of the NBA star is quite simple and, like lots of athletes, adores leafy veggies to the saturated and oily smoked dishes.

As a matter of fact, he only has oily, spicy foods once a week.

Other than that, The shooting guard’s favorite fish is a fish and the half-boiled eggs.

To conclude, Jrue Holiday currently lives a luxury life with his gorgeous wife, Lauren Cheney Holiday, and their children.

Vacations

Jrue Jones, an NBA superstar, is exhausted after the season and eagerly awaits the season’s end so that he can rest and travel.

Furthermore, Milwaukee Bucks point guard Jrue Holiday spends the majority of his vacation time with his wife, Lauren Cheney Holiday.

Not to mention, Jrue and Lauren also went on a romantic trip to Hawaii in 2016.

Besides that, the couple was seen enjoying their boat ride and sharing a kiss with each other.

Jrue and Lauren kissing whilst on a boat trip
Jrue and Lauren kissing whilst on a boat trip

In addition, the couple and their children spent their 2019 NBA break in Maine, U.S.

And at last, Jrue was spotted on a sand beach in Maine with his baby girl Jrue Tyler Holiday.

Jrue Holiday’s Houses & Cars

Houses

The NBA star Jrue Holiday lives in stunning mansions residing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.

Further, Jrue purchased this mansion for around $2 million after signing for the Milwaukee Bucks.

As a matter of fact, this amazing mansion resides one and a half acres and has six bedrooms and five baths.

Not to mention, This mansion has additional features like a gym room, spacious living area with fireplace, backyard with pool, and barbeque area.

Before moving to Wisconsin, the point guard Holiday had a magnificent house in Metairie, Louisiana, United States.

Furthermore, this two-story house was purchase for 1.3 million after receiving a $41 contract back in 2013.

Besides, this gorgeous home has 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, and a powder room.

Meanwhile, it is surrounded by trees and had a garden in the backyard.

Nevertheless, Jrue Holiday sold this property for an undisclosed price in February 2021.

According to several sources, the Los Angeles-born Jrue Holiday has bought his parents a luxury house in his hometown.

Not to mention, he reportedly paid over $1 million for the luxury house in 2017.

Cars

with an astounding net worth of $30 million, the NBA star Jrue Holiday can buy and ride any cars also have some sick car collections.

However, Holiday does not fancy buying cars and has only a few automobiles in his garage.

Caddilac Escalade

First and foremost, he owns a stunning SUV, Caddilac Escalade, in his garage.

Furthermore, the price of this SUV is quite high as it has to start market price of around $83,000 and may rise accordingly to custom designs.

Cadillac Escalade Platinum
Cadillac Escalade

Not to mention, it is indeed one of the most reliable automobiles equipped with a V8 engine which powers 380 horsepower.

Audi R8 Coupe

In addition to SUV, the Bucks shooting guard also own a sports car.

Moreover, it is none other than the celebrities’ favorite Audi R8 coupe.

Besides, it is one of the most expensive automobiles that have an estimated price of $145,000.

As a matter of fact, this sports car is powered by a V10 engine with 562 horsepower.

To conclude, Jrue Holiday only has been seen riding this car out in public; however, there are some rumors, according to several online sources, that he also owns a classic Chevrolet Camaro.

Jrue Holiday’s Investment, Endorsement

Investment

The NBA star Jrue Holiday has made some mesmerizing investments to enhance his fortune further as well as to give back to the Black community.

Further, Holiday has founded an organization called the Jrue and Lauren Impact Fund (JLH) foundation in 2021.

Not to mention, this foundation has been established together with his wife, Lauren Cheney Holiday.

Jrue & Lauren Impact Fund Foundation
Jrue & Lauren Impact Fund Foundation

Moreover, it is an organization that lends funds to innovative people with the aim of upgrading the living standards of society.

As a matter of fact, this JHL foundation not only provides funds to people but also assists them with business guidance.

Besides, it also organizes training, coaching, and mentorship programs so as to optimize the outcome of the business.

In addition to JLH Foundation, The NBA star has also made numerous investments in stocks and enterprises in order to expand his fortune.

According to several online sources, the Bucks shooting guard has around $5 million investment in shares and stock markets.

Meanwhile, Jrue also owns a couple of restaurants in Los Angeles, California.

Endorsement

The Milwaukee Bucks star player, Jrue Holiday, has a slew of lucrative sponsorships and endorsement deals with multinational businesses.

Having said that, during his rookie NBA days, Holiday inked a multi-year endorsement deal with the sporting brand Nike.

In fact, Nike is still the sporting brand that provides him all the essentials for the match as well as outdoor wear.

Holiday wearing Nike shoes in a NBA match
Holiday wearing Nike shoes in an NBA match

Further, Jrue has endorsed a company called Carnival Corporation & Private Limited.

Additionally, it is a British American company that operates cruises and is the top cruise brand in the United States of America.

Subsequently, he also had an endorsement contract with the world’s leading event ticket search engine company, Seat Geek.

Moreover, the NBA star has been endorsed by the American telecommunications company called Sprint Corporation.

Not to add that the Sprint Corporation is currently well known as the T-Mobile in the USA.

Furthermore, Holiday has an endorsement contract with Panini, the American Online store, for purchasing NFL, NBA, Hockey, NASCAR jerseys, and other items.

Last but not least, he owns a sponsorship from the famous American smoothie company Smoothie King.

Holiday advertising Ripple's protein shake
Holiday advertising Ripple’s protein shake

Not to mention, Jrue also has an endorsement with a protein shake company called Ripple Nutrition.

To conclude, The NBA superstar Jru Holiday earns around half a million from this slew of endorsement deals.

Media & Book Publications

Media

Jrue Holiday, a well-known NBA player, has appeared on the covers of numerous sports magazines.

Furthermore, in 2007, at the peak of his collegiate football career, he was featured in Slam Punks magazine.

Besides, the magazine was highlighted as Final 4, which was released in 2007.

Jrue alongside his former teamates in cover of Slam Punks magazine
Jrue, alongside his former teammates on the cover of Slam Punks magazine

In addition, the cover of the magazine featured fellow college basketball players at the time, Jennings, Evans, and Stephenson.

As a matter of fact, Holiday was spotted on the Slam Punks magazine cover yet again, this time with the magazine title Welcome to the Party, alongside his former New Orleans Pelicans teammates, Zion, Lonza & Ingram.

Book Publications

One of the NBA’s talented point guards, Jrue Holiday, is a voracious reader of books and novels.

Although him being an avid reader, Jrue has not written any books as of this writing.

However, there as been a couple of books that have been authored and published about the NBA star Jrue Holiday.

Firstly, the book Jrue Holiday: The Inspiring Story was published on June 13, 2021.

Not to mention this book discuss the life of Jrue Holiday, his childhood, struggles that he made, and circumstances that he had to face in his upbringing.

Besides, it also delineates the point guard’s NBA career, his achievement, and so on.

Therefore I would highly recommend you peeps to give it a shot if you are a fan of Jrue Holiday.

Secondly, the paperback I wish I Would Meet Jrue Holiday has been written and published by the Basketball Fans Journal.

In fact, you can purchase this softcover from the Amazon website for a bargain price of $6.32.

Jrue Holiday Career

High School Career

Jrue Holiday joined Campbell High School in Studio City, California, for his high school academics.

In there, he started playing basketball as well as football for Campbell High School.

Not to mention, Holiday gained interest in basketball over football and focused mainly on his basketball matches.

As a result, he trained harder in senior year as he recorded an average of 25.9 points and 11.2 rebounds per game with 4.8 steals per match.

In addition, Holiday led his team to the California Division IV state championship.

As a matter of fact, he led the team with exceptional performance in the final, where he restricted opponents to a score of only 5 points.

For his outstanding match performance, he was named top high school point guard as well as second shooting guard of 2008 by Rivals.com

Besides, the shooting guard Jrue was named McDonald’s All-American Team and Parade first-team All-American.

Above all, the future NBA star Holiday was awarded Gatorade National Player of the year 2008.

College Basketball Career

Jrue Holiday chose the University of California, Los Angeles, for his collegiate basketball career.

Further, he played the role of shooting guard for the UCLA Bruins men’s basketball team of his college.

Jrue Holiday playing for UCLA
Jrue Holiday playing for UCLA

Moreover, Jrue ended his rookie college year with an average of 8.5 points, 3.7 assists, and 3.8 rebounds in 27.1 minutes per game.

Meanwhile, the shooting guard was named Pac-10 All-Freshman Team

This may come as a surprise to many people that Jrue Holiday only played one season of the college basketball

As a result of his successful rookie year, Holiday was eager to join NBA and start playing basketball at the grandest of stages.

Nevertheless, there was hardly any doubt of Jrue not being drafted by NBA teams.

To conclude, he entered the 2009 NBA draft, which left NBA pundits in shock to see such a bold step taken by the basketball player.

NBA Career

Philadephia 76ers (2009 – 2013)

After forgoing his three years of college academics and basketball, Jrue Holiday was drafted by the NBA franchise Philadelphia 76ers.

Not to mention he was drafted in round 1 as the 17th overall pick of the 2009 NFL draft.

As a matter of fact, Jrue was named as the starting point guard for the 49ers in the season opener of the NFL 2009 season.

On top of that, the point guard demonstrated his value by setting new milestones, as he scored 25 points against Toronto Raptors in the opening match.

Subsequently, he finished his rookie NBA season with 2.6 rebounds per game and 3.8 assists per game in a total of 73 out of 82 matches.

Holiday attempting to score for 76ers
Holiday attempting to score for 76ers

The following season, Jrue did not miss a single NBA match and record a total of 4 rebounds per game 6.5 average assists.

In the 2012-13 season, he recorded his career-high assist or game with 8.0 and played 37.5 minutes per game.

New Orleans Pelicans

In addition, after a thrilling career with the 49ers, the point guard moved to the New Orleans Pelicans.

Moreover, he signed a four-year contract with Pelicans on July 12, 2013.

Unfortunately, his move to Pelicans did not turn out as expected with a career-threatening injury.

As a result, Jrue missed out complete season of NFL 2013-14.

However, he came back strongly in the 2014-15 NFL season and achieved 5,000 NBA career points.

Sadly just a game after reaching this hallmark in a match against Washington Wizards, Holiday suffered a lower right leg injury and missed NBA 41 games.

Following that, in the 205-16 season, the point guard scored his career-high points of 38 in a match against Charlotte Hornets.

Evidently, Holiday ended his 2016-17 NBA season, averaging 3.9 rebounds per game and 6 assists per game.

Holiday eyeing to score points for New Orlean Pelicans
Holiday eyeing to score points for New Orleans Pelicans

Afterward, he signed a five year, $126 million worth contract extension with the Pelicans in 2017

Not to mention, this sumptuous contract did not bring any outstanding achievement for Jrue Holiday.

Subsequently, he finished his 2018-19 season with an average of 5 rebounds per game and 2019-20 NBA season with 4.8 rebounds per game.

Thereby the talented point guard started to feel a bit of tension and dissatisfaction with the New Orleans Pelican franchise.

Milwaukee Bucks

Despite having performed so well for the past few years, the point guard had no major trophy to show for his talent.

Luckily this was soon to be changed after Jrue signed for Milwaukee Bucks ahead of NBA 2020-21 season.

Furthermore, the passion, enthusiasm, and hunger for the NBA championship peaked after joining Bucks.

And certainly, the year 2021 NBA was the crucial season for the point guard Jrue Holiday as he went on to win numerous awards.

Subsequently, he was awarded the NBA All-Defensive First Team as well as the 2021 NBA Sportsmanship Award.

Above all, Milwaukee Bucks went on to be crowned as the 2021 NBA champions.

Jrue Holiday
Jrue Holiday

Additionally, the Milwaukee Bucks defeated Phoenix Suns in a dramatic NBA Finals, coming behind from a 2-0 deficit to win by 4-2 in game 6.

To sum up, the Bucks point guard Holiday record an average of 16.7 points, 9.3 assists, and 6.2 rebounds in the 2021 NBA finals.

Jrue Holiday: Charity Works

The Bucks point guard is considered to be a real sportsman as he is characterized by his compassionate, kind-hearted person and a down-to-earth attitude.

As a result, Holiday has indulged in numerous charity events as well as contributed to a number of charity organizations and causes.

As mentioned earlier, Jrue, alongside his wife Lauren Cheney, the couple has established an organization called Jrue and Lauren foundation.

Not only is this JLH organization a business firm, but it is also a non-profit company with the target of giving back to the community.

As a matter of fact, Jrue and Lauren Cheney Holiday often provide a meal to the homeless and needy people.

Jrue and Lauren providing meals in a Charity event
Jrue and Lauren providing meals in a Charity event

Despite being established in 2021, this foundation has helped dozens of charitable foundations and causes in a short period.

Above all, Jrue and Lauren Foundation has donated over $1 million in total to the foundations that are working for the welfare of the Black Community.

As a matter of fact, Jrue has been an activist himself against racism since his college days.

Moreover, the Bucks shooting guard has participated in numerous rallies and events organized by the Black Lives Matter.

To sum up his charity works, Jrue Holiday has also been indulged with the Children’s Defense Fund as well as Children’s Health Fund.

Some Interesting facts about Jrue Holiday

The NBA star Jrue Holiday is a family guy and puts his family above everything; this can be said so as he took a long leave from NBA prior to the 2016-17 season to take care of her pregnant wife, Lauren.

Further, Jrue has three siblings, and all of them are athletes like him; his brothers Justin and Aaron Holiday are both NBA stars like him, and her sister is a UCLA basketball player.

The point guard/shooting guard Jrue Holiday has been working hard since day 1 of his NBA career, and finally, his hard work has been paid off as he and his team Milwaukee Bucks has been crowned 2021 NBA champions.

FAQs about Jrue Holiday

How many NBA championships have been won by Jrue Holiday?

The NBA star point guard and shooting guard Jrue HOlida has won one NBA title as of this writing; moreover, he has won in the 2021 NBA season with Milwaukee Bucks.

Who is Jrue Holiday married to?

Jrue Holiday is married to a gorgeous woman Lauren Cheney Holiday since they tied knots in 2013. Besides, Lauren is a former professional American footballer.

Who are Jrue Holiday’s siblings?

The NBA star has 3 siblings out of 3; two are NBA professional players (Justin Holiday and Aarons Shawn Holiday whilst her sister Lauren is a UCLA football player.

 

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