Victor Oladipo is an American professional basketball playe for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was previously involved with the Indiana Hoosiers at his college. Oladipo was drafted second overall in the 2013 NBA draft.
He was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2016, then to the Indiana Pacers in 2017, and received honors such as a first-time NBA All-Star, All-Defensive First Team, and All-NBA Third Team NBA Most Improved Player award while playing for Indiana.
He was traded to the Houston Rockets back in January 2021 and underwent season-ending surgery after playing just four games for the Miami Heat, where he was traded to the Houston Rockets and returning from injury in March 2022.
Victor Oladipo was born in 1992 in Silver Spring, Maryland, and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland but later moved to Upper Marlboro, Maryland, where he spent his adulthood.
Oladipo’s mother’s name is Joan Amanze Oladipo, who is a registered nurse by profession, and his father’s name is Christopher Oladipo, who immigrated from Nigeria and worked as a public health officer for Prince George’s County, Maryland.
His father received his Ph.D. in Behavioral Sciences from the University of Maryland and later moved back to the United States in 1985 and raised his extended family while marrying Oladipo’s mother.
Oladipo grew up with his three sisters, one is named Kristine and was born in 1986, the second is named Kendra and was born in 1990 and became deaf in the second grade, and the third is the twin sister named Victoria.
Victor Oladipo career
Victor went to Indiana University Bloomington and chose to only play with the respective team. He received his education in sports and communications broadcasting after turning down various other offers from Notre Dame, Maryland, Xavier, and others.
During the 2010–11 season, he played in 32 total games from five starts, averaging 7.4 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.06 steals in 18 minutes per game. He made his career debut when he faced Penn State on Dec. 27, where he had 14 points in 5-of-9 shooting, three steals, four rebounds and two assists in 27 minutes.
Later in 2012-13 he played and started with 36 games, averaging 13.6 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.17 steals and 2.1 assists. During the final season of his junior year, he was presented with various awards, including Sporting News Men’s College Basketball Player of the Year, National Co-Defensive Player of the Year, and a First-Team All-American from USBWA and Sporting News.
Miami Heat (2021 – Present)
On March 25, 2021, Oladipo was traded to the Miami Heat. He previously worked with various NBA teams including Orlando Magic (2013-16), Oklahoma City Thunder (2016-17), Indiana Pacers (2017-21), Houston Rockets (2021) and most recently the Miami Heat (later 2021 ) ).
He was traded to the Miami Heat in exchange for two other players, including Avery Bradley and Kelly Olynyk. On April 1, 2021, he made his debut with the team, winning against the Golden State Warriors by a 116-109 aggregate score, where he had 6 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists in 23 minutes.
On May 13, he had to decide to give up his games due to surgery on his right quadriceps tendon. He later re-signed the contract with Miami Heat on August 7, 2021, extending it by at least a year. On March 7, 2022, he returned to the Miami Heat from injury when he played against the Houston Rockets and went 123-106 in aggregate with a win in hand.
Victor Oladipo biography
|Real name||Kehinde Babatunde Victor Adrian Oladipo|
|Date of birth||May 4, 1992|
|Age (as of 2022)||30 years|
|Place of birth||Silver Spring, Maryland, United States|
|profession||Basketball Player, Singer, Reality TV Star|
|Height||in feet inches – 6′ 4” – in centimeters – 193 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 97kg – in pounds – 214 pounds|
|eye color||dark brown|
Victor Oladipo Family
|sister||Kristine Oladipo, Kendra Oladipo, Victoria Oladipo|
|Who is Victor Oladipo’s girlfriend?||none|
Victor Oladipo is not yet married and gives no indication of his thoughts about marriage. One thing is for sure though, he has been in a relationship with Bria Myles in the past.
Although the recent history of their relationship is unknown, in the past Oladipo has expressed his views and spoken out about his desire to date Nicole Scherzinger. But during that time she was already dating a rugby player named Thom Evans.
After that incident, Bria Myles posted one of her pictures with Victor Oladipo with the caption “Bae.” It has hinted to fans and viewers that both are committed to each other, however neither has commented on the rumours.
Victor has kept his life private and doesn’t feel like talking much about his dating life, although he often expresses his views on “being single” on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram.
Victor Oladipo Net Worth
Surely Victor Oladipo earns a lot of money due to his long NBA career as of 2013. As of now, his net worth must have grown to $6.5 million, which is enough to allow him and his family to live a luxurious lifestyle.