Tristan Thompson (born March 13, 1991) is a professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls who has an incredible net worth of $45 million.
He played collegiate basketball for the Texas Longhorns for one season before being selected fourth overall in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
He has also represented Canada at the international level.
In 2016, Thompson was part of the Cavaliers team that won the NBA title.
Tristan Thompson is the eldest of four sons born to Jamaican parents Trevor and Andrea Thompson.
Dishawn, his younger brother, was a standout basketball player at Wesley Christian High School in Allen, Kentucky, where he was a top prospect.
He is also the cousin of former Virginia State University defensive tackle Jemal Thompson, who played in the Canadian Football League.
Thompson established the Amari Thompson Fund in 2013, which collaborates with Epilepsy Toronto to raise funding and awareness for persons living with epilepsy.
Thompson’s younger brother, Amari, suffers from a neurological illness and has seizures virtually every day.
Thompson became an American citizen in 2020.
He is of multiple nationalities; coming from Canada, Jamaica and the USA.
Thompson attended St. Marguerite d’Youville Secondary School in Brampton for his freshman year.
Thompson decided to attend Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, New Jersey for his sophomore year.
In his short time there, he shot through the ranks to super-stardom, becoming the top recruit in the nation entering his junior season.
Thompson cemented his status as a top recruit by assisting Findlay in winning their first National Championship.
During his senior year, he continued to round and polish his abilities in preparation for college, and he remained committed to the University of Texas, signing his letter of intent on November 11, 2009.
At the Texas Longhorns he won the team’s Most Valuable Player award, as voted on by his teammates.
While ranking second in scoring, he led the team in rebounding, blocked shots (86), double-doubles (10) and field goal percentage (.546).
He helped Texas finish the 2010–11 season with a 28–8 record and a round-of-32 appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The Longhorns were ranked No. 8 in the final Associated Press poll.
He declared for the NBA draft on April 21, 2011, foregoing his three years of college eligibility.
The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Thompson fourth overall in the 2011 NBA draft on June 23, 2011.
Thompson continued to make history by being drafted alongside Joseph, who was selected 29th overall by the San Antonio Spurs, marking only the second time in NBA history that two Canadians were selected in the first round of the same draft.
He won NBA All-Rookie second team honors after averaging 8.2 points and 6.5 rebounds in 60 games, becoming the first Canadian to earn All-Rookie team honors in the NBA.
The Cavaliers added All-Star forwards LeBron James and Kevin Love during the 2014 offseason.
Thompson spent the majority of the season on the bench, giving energy and establishing his status as one of the league’s finest offensive rebounders.
After Love’s injury, Thompson took over as the starter and led the Cavaliers to the 2015 NBA Finals.
The Cavaliers lost the series to the Golden State Warriors in six games.
Thompson led the Cavaliers to their second consecutive NBA Finals appearance.
They made NBA history by winning the series in seven games after coming back from a 3–1 deficit against the Golden State Warriors, breaking Cleveland’s 52-year championship drought.
On November 30, 2020, Thompson signed with the Boston Celtics.
Thompson was moved to the Sacramento Kings on August 7, 2021, as part of a three-team deal that included the Atlanta Hawks.
Thompson, Tyrese Haliburton, and Buddy Hield were traded to the Indiana Pacers for Justin Holiday, Jeremy Lamb, and Domantas Sabonis, as well as a 2023 second-round selection, on February 8, 2022.
Thompson was waived by the Pacers on February 17.
Thompson signed with the Chicago Bulls on February 19, 2022.
What is Tristan Thompson’s Age & Height?
Tristan is 30 years old and is 6 feet 9 inches tall.
What is his Net worth?
The 29-year-old Tristan Thompson’s net worth is estimated to be worth $45 million.
How much is Tristan Thompson’s Contract worth?
Tristan Thompson signed a 1 year / $1,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bulls, including $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,000,000. In 2021-22, Thompson will earn a base salary of $1,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,000,000 and a dead cap value of $1,000,000.
Who are Tristan Thompson’s Wife and Kids?
He is currently co-parents with his ex-partner and popular star Khloé Kardashian with whom they have a daughter.
Thompson’s ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig gave birth to his first child, a son in 2016.