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Zion Lateef Williamson (born July 6, 2000) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association.

NameSion Williamson
Date of birthJuly 6, 2000
Age22 years old
Place of birthSalisbury, North Carolina, USA
Current jobBasketball player
Girlfriend Tiana White (ex)
Net value$20 million (estimated)

Zion Williamson Background

Zion Williamson (July 6, 2000) was born in Salisbury, North Carolina. Williamson has played football at quarterback and football in addition to basketball.

Williamson’s family moved to Florence, South Carolina, when he was two, following the death of his maternal grandmother.

Zion Williamson’s Parents

Zion Williamson’s parents are Lateef Williamson and Sharonda Sampson. His mother married Lee Anderson, a former Clemson college basketball player, after his parents divorced when he was five.

Zion Williamson Education

Zion Williamson played basketball for the Griffins while a student at Spartanburg Day School, a small K-12 private school in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Williamson received All-State and All-Region recognition for his freshman season, which saw him average 24.4 points, 9.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 3.3 steals, and 3.0 blocks.

On November 15, 2016, he played his first game of the season, defeating Cardinal Newman High School with 42 points and 16 rebounds. His highlights caught the attention of NBA player Stephen Curry during the same month. At the Tournament of Champions on November 24, Williamson exploded for 50 points, 10 dunks, 16 rebounds and 5 blocks against Proviso East High School.

Zion Williamson Career

Zion Williamson was selected first overall by the New Orleans Pelicans on June 20, 2019 in the NBA Draft. Williamson officially joined the Pelicans on July 1, 2019.

Williamson tied the record for the longest streak in Pelicans franchise history after scoring at least 20 points in six of his eight games and tied the mark for the seventh-most points among all rookies (fellow rookie Ja Morant had the most with 19) after a 125-119 victory over the Chicago Bulls on February 7.

Williamson became the youngest player in NBA history with 30 points on 90% shooting on February 12, 2021, when he recorded a new career-high 36 points in a 143-130 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on 14/15.

On October 4, 2022, Williamson made his comeback from injury beating the Chicago Bulls 129-125. He finished the game with 13 points, four rebounds, one assist, and one steal.

Girlfriend of Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson is currently dating Tiana White. They have been romantically associated since their high school days at Spartanburg Day High School.

Zion Williamson Net worth

Zion Williamson has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He is an American professional basketball player who plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association.