Jayson Christopher Tatum who is better known by the name Jayson Tatum is an American professional basketball player, he plays for the Boston Celtics of the NBA. These days if you look around the eastern conference in NBA then you will most likely hear or see the name Boston Celtics at the top list, according to various sources it is all because of Jayson, he took the league to another level.
Jayson has a son named Deuce and on December 7, 2020, Deuce turned three years old. Jayson also posted a photo of him with his son and wished him a birthday through an Instagram post where he said “Deuce Day! Big 3! Thank you for inspiring me to be the best person I can be for you, happy birthday, little man! Daddy loves you more than anything in the world, couldn’t be more blessed to be your dad! Being with you is the greatest feeling in the world.”
Short Biography of Jayson Tatum
Jayson Christopher Tatum was born on March 3, 1998, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. There is not much information available about his personal and early life. Tatum went to Chaminade College Preparatory School as a freshman and he was a really good player so he was named Metro Catholic Conference Co-Player of the year in 2013. He led his team Red Devils to win both Missouri District and MCC’s two crowns.
In 2015 when he was a junior he got All-American honors Second-team Naismith Trophy, he then joined the Amateur Athletic Union on Nike Elite Youth Basketball League. On July 11, Tatum advanced to the championship game after he hit a game-winning buzzer-beater in the Nike Peach Jam Semi-Finals. He finished the game with 28 points and 5 rebounds. On July 12, Tatum had 24 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 blocks in the NCAA’s Nike Peach Jam final against Wendell Carter Jr. and the Georgia Stars.
After high school, he went to Duke University in North Carolina. He led his team to win many games and on March 30, 2016, at the United Center in Chicago, he led the East Team in scoring with 18 points and grabbing eight rebounds in a 114–107 loss in the Skills competition. He was a five-star rated recruit and was one of the best candidates in 2016.
He also played basketball just like in his high school, when he was in college but he did miss around eight games due to his foot injury. His game in his freshman year opened him the chance to go directly to the 2017 NBA draft as a one-and-done.
In December 2017 he was labeled as Eastern Conference’s Rookie of The Month. He plays for Boston Celtics. He also played for the under 17 world championship in 2014 and the under 19 world championship in 2015.
How Many Children Does Jayson Tatum Have?
Jayson has only one child as mentioned above. Jayson’s son Deuce was born on December 7, 2017. Jayson was only 22 when his son was born and it is pretty common for athletes to have children at a very young age, as many of them have long-term relationships from their high school.
So how is his reaction to being a father? Many would think that at such a young age he is not ready or cut out to be a father, and many would think that he’d freak out, but that’s not the case here, if you see pictures on his Instagram account then you will get to know, just how happy and proud he is to be a father and have a son. Tatum even celebrated in the basketball court as his son was born, just go out on his Instagram account and check out for yourself. Last December Deuce turned 3 years old.
Who is Jayson’s Wife?
For those who do not know this, Jayson is not married to anyone. Jayson has a girlfriend who has been with him since he was in high school and she is Torah Lachelle, she is the love of Jayson and the mother of Jayson’s child Deuce. We just hope that both of them get married and live a joyful life forever.
While we wish and hope for Jayson and Torah to be together some reports even suggest that the two of them broke up and are separated, and as per the reports Jayson is now dating English singer, songwriter Ella Mai since the fall of 2020.
How Much Does He Earn? (His Net Worth)
Various sources suggest that Jayson signed a contract with Boston Celtics in November 2020 and has a $32.6 Million annual salary which means that he earns $3,721 per hour. He also has a deal with Jordan (Niki’s). After analyzing all of his income sources we have come to a conclusion that he has a net worth of $25 to $30 million estimated.