Biography / Wiki
An American basketball player Zion Williamson plays for the ‘New Orleans Pelicans’ of the ‘National Basketball Association’ (NBA). With a towering height, he plays at the small forward and the power forward positions. He gave a stunning performance with the ‘Duke Blue Devils,’ which is a basketball team representing ‘Duke University’.
In the 2019 NBA draft, he was selected as an amateur by the ‘Pelicans’. Since high school, he grabbed proficiency in the “slam dunk,” a move that requires one to jump into the air and put the ball into the basket with one or both hands. In high school, he earned titles such as the ‘South Carolina Mr. Basketball.’
He was honored with the ‘McDonald’s All-American’ runner-up for ‘Mr. Basketball USA.’ In the season with ‘Duke University,’ he was named the ‘ACC Player of the Year’ and the ‘ACC Rookie of the Year.’
Height / Weight / Age
The weight of Zion Williamson is 124 kg and 273 lbs in pounds. He is an amazing basketball player with a towering height of 203 cm or in feet inches 6’8” tall. He has short spooky black color hair and has sharp wide black color eyes.
He has a muscular physique with a figure measurement is 44 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 37 inches hips approximately. He has turned 20 years old in July 2020. His biceps size is 16.5 inches whereas his shoe size is 12 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Zion Williamson is $800,000 USD approximately.
Education / Family
Zion Williamson was born on July 6, 2000, with the real name Zion Lateef Williamson. His father Lateef Williamson was a football defensive lineman at ‘Mayo High School’ in Darlington whereas his mother Sharonda Sampson was a sprinter at ‘Livingstone’ and later became middle-school health and physical education teacher.
When he was 2, his family moved to Florence, South Carolina, and when he turned 5 his parents divorced. As his stepfather was a basketball player, he trained Zion to develop skills as a point guard.
His mother also played a vital role in molding his career and coached him for the ‘Sumter Falcons’ in the ‘Amateur Athletic Union’ circuit. At ‘Johnakin Middle School’, he became a part of the school’s basketball team.
|Real name||Zion Lateef Williamson|
|Birth Place||Salisbury, North Carolina, (USA)|
|Date Of Birth||July 6, 2000|
|Height||In centimeters – 203 cm
In feet inches – 6’8”
|Weight||In kilograms – 124 kg
In pounds – 273 lbs
|School||Spartanburg Day School|
|Home Town||North Carolina, USA|
|Fathers Name||Lateef Williamson|
|Mothers Name||Sharonda Sampson
|Brothers||Name not found|
|Sister||Name not found|
Career / Fashion And Style
In 2015, Zion started his basketball career as a freshman and represented ‘Spartanburg Day School’ and averaged 24.4 points, 9.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 3.3 steals, and 3.0 blocks. In the beginning, he earned the ‘All-State’ and ‘All-Region’ honors.
In 2016, as a sophomore, in each game, he averaged 28.3 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.9 blocks, and 2.7 seats. For his outstanding records, he was titled as the ‘SCISA Region I-2A Player of the Year.’ He participated in a dunk contest in New York City and also won the ‘Under Armour Elite 24’.
In 2016, he recorded 31 points and 14 rebounds and won the ‘Most Valuable Player’ at the ‘Farm Bureau Insurance Classic.’ In 2018, he led his team to victory with ‘Kentucky,’ the Canadian university ‘Ryerson,’ and ‘Army and became the second player in school history to record the best in a single game.
In 2019, he won against ‘Wake Forest,’ ‘Florida State,’ ‘Notre Dame,’ ‘St. John’s,’ and ‘NC State’ and won the ‘Atlantic Coast Conference’. Zion was picked by the New Orleans Pelicans for the 2019 NBA Draft.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Here we are providing you the list of Zion Williamson’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Matt Damon|
|Favorite Actress||Alexandra Daddario|
|Favorite Food||Mexican dish|
Some Interesting Facts About Zion Williamson
- Zion’s mother named him after the biblical location Mount Zion near Jerusalem.
- His stepfather Lee Anderson, a former basketball player representing ‘Clemson University’ trained him to play basketball.
- Before playing basketball, he also played soccer and was also a football quarterback.
- He led the team ‘South Carolina Independent School Association’ (SCISA) state championship game and the ‘SCISA North-South All-Star Game’ in Sumter, South Carolina.
- One of the basketball coaches said that Zion is ambidextrous which means that he is capable of using both his hands with equal ease.
- He has won several accolades including McDonald’s All-American,’ the ‘Jordan Brand Classic,’ the ‘Nike Hoop Summit,’ and the ‘South Carolina Mr. Basketball.’