Tristan Thompson is a Canadian-American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He was born on March 13, 1991, and has had a successful career in the NBA, playing for teams such as the Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings, Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls.
Thompson played college basketball for the Texas Longhorns before being drafted fourth overall by the Cavaliers in the 2011 NBA draft.
He has also represented the Canadian national team in international competitions.
Thompson has achieved notable success in his career, including winning an NBA championship with the Cavaliers in 2016.
He is known for his contributions on the court, particularly in rebounding and defensive play.
Additionally, Thompson has been involved in philanthropic efforts, founding the Amari Thompson Fund to raise funds and awareness for epilepsy support.
Tristan Thompson children
Thompson has four children with three different women.
His first child, Prince Oliver Thompson, was born in December 2016 to his ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig.
In April 2018, he and Khloe Kardashian welcomed their first child together, a daughter named True Thompson.
In December 2021, it was revealed that Thompson fathered a child with fitness model Maralee Nichols, a son named Theo.
In August 2022, Thompson and Khloe welcomed their second child together, a son named Tatum Thompson.
However, he has been accused of being an absentee father to his oldest child, Prince, by Craig’s sister, per E! Online.
Thompson has often posted pictures of his eldest children on Instagram, although he has never shared a photo of Theo.
Tristan Thompson career
Thompson currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He played one season of college basketball for the Texas Longhorns before being drafted fourth overall by the Cavaliers in the 2011 NBA draft.
He has also played for the Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers.
Thompson won an NBA championship with the Cavaliers in 2016.
He is a power forward and center who is known for his tenacity on the glass, making him a valuable component to any team he has played for.
Thompson has career averages of 13.9 points per game, 5.1 rebounds per game and 1.8 assists per game.
His career high in points is 35, which he achieved on January 10, 2020, in a game against the Detroit Pistons.
Thompson’s career high in rebounds is 22, which he achieved on January 20, 2020, in a game against the New York Knicks.
What is Tristan Thompson’s net worth?
Thompson’s net worth is estimated to be around $45 million to $50 million as of 2023.
He has earned a significant amount of money from his NBA career, having played for teams such as the Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers.
Thompson’s salary has varied throughout his career, with his current salary being around $9.7 million.
In addition to his NBA salary, he has also earned money from various endorsement deals, including Beats by Dre, Compex, Moet & Chandon, Mountain Dew and Nike.
Despite his net worth, Thompson has also been in the news for his personal life, including his relationship with Khloe Kardashian and his children.