Tayshaun Prince Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Tayshaun Durell Prince was born on the 28th February 1980, in Compton, California USA, and is a professional basketball player, known for playing in the position of small forward in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Detroit Pistons, Memphis Grizzlies, Boston Celtics and Minnesota Timberwolves. His basketball career in the NBA has been active since 2002.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Tayshaun Prince is, as of mid- 2016? It has been estimated that the total sum of Prince’s net worth is over $21 million, with the main source of this amount of money being his career as a professional basketball player.


Tayshaun Prince Net Worth $25 Million


Tayshaun Prince spent his childhood with two siblings and parents Thomas and Diane Prince in his hometown, matriculating from Manuel Dominguez High School, where he played basketball for the school team. After matriculating he enrolled at the University of Kentucky, and immediately became a member of the college basketball team – the Wildcats. There he spent four seasons, and as he excelled in playing, he was involved in the NCAA Tournament each year. As junior, he was named SEC Player of the Year, as well as to the Associated Press All-SEC Teams. As the Wildcats won the SEC Tournament twice – in 1999 and 2001 – he won the 2001 tournament’s Most Valuable Player award, and besides being a three-time team MVP. In 2002 his college career ended, as he graduated with a BA degree in Sociology.

Soon after Prince’s professional career as a basketball player began, when he was selected by the Detroit Pistons as the 23rd overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft. Soon after signing his rookie contract, which marked the beginning of his overall net worth. In the first season he played only rotation, but in the next season he made his debut appearance in the 2003 NBA Playoffs. However, he started to play in the position of small forward with the arrival of another head coach. During time with the team, one of his best seasons was 2004-2005, when he was named to the NBA’s All-Defensive Second Team, and thanks to that, he was offered wa contract extension in 2005. He stayed with the Pistons for 11 seasons, and his time there increased his net worth to a large degree, as he signed new contract after the rookie one ended.

In 2013, he was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies with Austin Daye. He played 76 games for the Grizzlies until 2015, then he was traded to Boston Celtics where he played only the 2015 season. In the same year, he returned to the Detroit Pistons, but soon decided to sign a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves increasing further his net worth.

Apart from his NBA career, Prince is also known for his national team career, as he was chosen to be a member of Team USA at the 2007 FIBA Americas Championships, a qualifying tournament for the Beijing Olympics. There, thanks to his playing skills, he earned a spot at the Summer Olympic Games in 2008, in which the USA team defeated Spain, the 2006 World Champion, for the gold medal. His net worth was certainly rising.

Speaking about his personal life, Tayshaun Prince has been married to Farah Prince since 2005; the couple has a son.

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