Jayson Tatum Bio, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Net Worth

Jayson Tatum is the Boston Celtics breakthrough star who led his team to the 2022 NBA Finals this year with his best gameplay. At the age of 24 alone, he has accomplished so much and built his resume far better than any other NBA player at this age. Since he finished college, his career has progressed and so many experts have already said that he has the potential to be the best. When needed, Jayson is unavoidable and has regularly delivered outstanding performances.

Jayson Tatum early life

Jayson Tatum was born on March 3, 1998 in St. Louis, Missouri. To both his parents, he was born when both were 19 years old and studying their bachelors. At the time, they were not married, so his mother made the decision to raise him alone. His father, Justin, played basketball at ‘St. Louis University.’ Later, at “Christian Brothers College High School” in St. Louis, he served as a gym teacher and basketball coach. Jayson and his mother are very close in their personal lives. He even claims that she is the cause of his achievements. Harry Giles, a former Duke teammate and current NBA player is a personal friend of his. Jayson Tatum’s younger half siblings are Jaycob and Kayden Tatum. His mother graduated from ‘St. Louis University with a law degree and went on to work as a lawyer. Due to a lack of financial resources, she struggled to raise Jayson while still a student. Jayson has been a basketball player since he was a little kid. While his father was a basketball player and coach, his godfather was Larry Hughes, an NBA player who was a school and high school friend of his father. Jayson grew into a powerful big guy with excellent basketball skills. His father told him that he was supposed to be a basketball player. As a result, Jayson developed an early interest in the sport. At the end of the match, he was up against much bigger and stronger opponents.

Jayson Tatum


Jayson enrolled at “Chaminade College Preparatory,” where he quickly climbed the ranks of the basketball team. He befriended future NBA star Matthew Tkachuk during his high school days. Jayson’s basketball career was therefore on a good basis. He enrolled at Duke University after graduating from high school.

Jayson Tatum career

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In December 2016, Jayson made his first public appearance. He scored 10 points in his first game and led his side to a victory over ‘Maine’. The 2017 NBA Summer League tournament in Utah was his debut with the Celtics. Jayson put in an outstanding performance, averaging 18.7 points, 9.7 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 2.0 assists per game. The Boston Celtics have qualified for the NBA Playoffs for the first time in franchise history. Jayson was instrumental in several of his team’s wins during the season. When he scored 28 points in the second round against the ‘Philadelphia 76ers’, he set an all-time record for a rookie playing for the ‘Celtics’ in a playoff game.

Jayson’s Best Career Performance

  • 2 x NBA All Stars (2020 & 2021)
  • All-NBA Third Team (2020)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2018)
  • Third Team All-ACC (2017)
  • ACC All-freshman team (2017)
  • McDonald’s All American (2016)
  • Gatorade National Player of the Year (2016)
  • Mr. Show-Me Basketball (2016)

Jayson Tatum Biography

Real name Jayson Christopher Tatum Sr.
Date of birth March 3, 1998
Age (from 2022) 24 years
Birthplace St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Profession Basketball player
Secondary school

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6′ 8” – in Centimeters – 203 cm
Weight in kilograms – 95kg- in pounds – 210 pounds
Hair colour black
eye color Dark brown


Father Justin Tatum
Mother Brandy Cole
Brother Jaycob Tatum

Relationship status

Marital status In a relationship
Affair Yes
Who is his girlfriend? Toriah Lachell
Children Jayson Christopher Tatum Jr.

Jayson Tatum Private life

Jayson dated his longtime girlfriend Toriah Lachell since high school and remained in a healthy relationship for a long time. Although they broke up for personal reasons and now live a single life. From this relationship, they had a son Jayson Christopher Tatum Jr, Deuce is his nickname, born on December 6, 2017. Despite the split, they both enjoy co-parenting and raising Deuce with utmost care. Despite Jayson’s personal life being kept secret, he is rumored to be in a relationship with British R&B singer Ella Mai Howell. Tatum is in a relationship with model Bella B, rumored to date back to the second half of 2021.

Jayson Tatum Net worth

By 2022, Jayson Tatum is predicted to have a net worth of $25 million, thanks to his NBA contract and lucrative endorsement deals. The Celtics signed him to a rookie contract that will earn him $195 million over the next four years. He gets money by participating in basketball leagues and tournaments. He also receives a fee for notes.


  • Tatum suffered a foot injury in late October 2016 and missed a few games, but he came back stronger than ever by being selected third in the NBA draft.
  • When he’s not on the track, he likes to just chill in his hometown.
  • According to him, there is no better place than home and his home is the best city in the world.
  • Micheal Jordan, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kareen Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson are his all-time favorite NBA players.
  • He decided to pick the number “0” for his jersey because Jay Williams wouldn’t let him wear his personal favorite number 22.
  • Gilbert A, also known as “Agent Zero”, was one of his favorite players during high school.
  • His greatest goal in life is to be the best father to his children.
  • For him, Maddison Square Garden, New York is the best arena to play on the road.

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