Facts of Jimmy Butler
|Full Name:||Jimmy Butler|
|Birth Date:||September 14, 1989|
|Profession:||American professional basketball player|
|Height:||6 feet 7 inches (2.01m)|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
|Birth Place||Houston, Texas|
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Jimmy Butler III aka Jimmy Butler (born on 14th September 1989 in Houston, Texas, the United States) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Previously, he also played for the Chicago Bulls. He won the award of the Most Improved Player of the NBA in 2015.
Jimmy Butler: Bio, Age, Education
Jimmy Butler III aka Jimmy Butler was born on 14th September 1989 in Houston, Texas, the United States to his mother, Londa Butler. As a sibling, he has a brother named Jordan Leslie. As of 2019, he is 30 years old and belongs to the birth sign Virgo.
By nationality, he is an American and his ethnicity is Black. Talking about his education, he attended Tomball High School and after that, he joined Tyler Junior college and graduated in 2008. Later, he joined Marquette University and graduated in 2011.
The American Basketball player, Jimmy Butler stands at the height of 6 feet 7 inches and weighs 104 kg. Likewise, Jimmy holds 4.4 million followers on Instagram, 620k followers on Twitter and 765k followers on Facebook.
Jimmy Butler: Professional Career
- Firstly, Butler started his professional career in 2011 when the Chicago Bulls selected him for the NBA draft.
- In 2012-13 season, he scored a career-high 28 points against the Toronto Raptors and recorded his first career 20/10 game with 22 points and a career-high 14 rebounds against New York Knicks.
- During 2013-14, he had a match with Memphis Grizzles (December 30), Orlando Magic (January 15) and won the title of the NBA All-Defensive Second Team.
- In 2014-15 season, he played against Denver Nuggets (25th November), New York Knicks (18th December), Charlotte Hornets (23rd March), Milwaukee Bucks (20th April), and Cleveland Cavaliers.
- Furthermore, on 7th May, he gained the title of NBA Most Improved Player and became the first player in franchise history to win the award.
- On 9th July 2015, Jimmy signed a 5-year contract with the Bulls at the signing amount of $95 million.
- Moreover, at the end of 2016, he recorded an average of 23.9 points per game in 76 games and in 6 games in the playoffs with an average of 22.7 points per game.
- After that, he moved to the Minnesota Timberwolves and played 59 games with an average of 22.2 points per game and 5 games in the playoffs with an average of 15.8 points per game.
- On 12th November 2018, Butler switched to Philadelphia 76ers. Additionally, on 25th November, he scored 34 points and 12 rebounds and made a 3-pointer with 2.3 seconds.
- In addition, he signed the contract with the Miami Heat via a sign and trade with the 76ers in a four-team trade.
Jimmy Butler: Net Worth & Earnings
According to the sources, Jimmy Butler has an estimated net worth of $25 million as of 2019. Similarly, he earns about $16.4 million per year from his profession as per the reports.
Jimmy Butler: Personal Life; Wife & Kids
Regarding his love life, he is dating Kaitlin Nowak. The couple gave birth to a daughter on October 23, 2019. Previously he was in a long term relationship with Charmaine Piula. Before that, he dated Shay Mitchell, an actress from ‘Pretty Little Liars’.
Jimmy Butler: Awards and Achievements
- 4× NBA All-Star (2015-2018)
- 2× All-NBA Third Team (2017, 2018)
- 4× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2014-2016, 2018)
- NBA Most Improved Player (2015)