Blake Wesley: All About The NBA Player’s Family & Net Worth

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An Indiana native, Blake Wesley saw his NBA career dream come true as the first-round pick of the San Antonio Spurs in the 2022 NBA Draft. Currently, he is a shooting guard for the Spurs (2022- present).

Considered among the top prospects from Notre Dame, his collegiate career averaged 14.4 points per game. After his freshman year, he opted to go for the NBA draft.

Despite experiencing a setback due to an unfortunate injury in his second NBA career game, Wesley has put in much effort to return to the court.

With his fully guaranteed four-year contract with the Spurs, fans can expect to see Wesely with the #14 number jersey throughout the 2025-26 season.

Blake Wesley For The San Antonio Spurs
Blake Wesley For The San Antonio Spurs (Source: Instagram)

Born in South Bend, Indiana, to Leslie and Derrick Wesley Sr., Blake has two elder siblings; one sister and one brother.

This article will cover Blake Wesley’s family details, high school, and collegiate career, NBA career, net worth & contracts.

Quick Facts

Full Name Blake Carrington Wesley
Known As Blake Wesley
Date of Birth March 16, 2003
Age 21 Years Old
Birth Place South Bend, Indiana
Nationality American
Father’s Name Derrick Raymond Wesley Sr.
Mother’s Name Leslie Ann Wesley
Siblings Two
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Relationship Status Single
Height 6 feet 5 inches/ 196 cm/ 1.96 m
Weight 185 lbs/ 83 kg
  • High School: James Whitcomb Riley High School
  • College: Notre Dame (2021-2022)
NBA Draft 2022/ Round: 1/ Pick: 25th Overall
Playing Career 2022-Present
Current Team
  • San Antonio Spurs (2022- Present)
Awards & Achievements
  • Second-team All-ACC (2022)
  • ACC All-Rookie Team (2022)
Position Shooting Guard
Jersey Number 14
Annual Salary $3 Million
Net Worth $800K-$1 Million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Last Update April 2024

Blake Wesley’s Family Details!

Blake Wesley was born in South Bend, Indiana, on March 16, 2003, to Leslie and Derrick Wesley Sr. His parents have been married since September 11, 1993.

His father, Derrick Sr. (birthday on February 19), graduated from Riley High School and played basketball at Ball State University from 1984-88. He was a two-time MVP and was inducted into the Ball State Athletics Hall of Fame in 1998.

Wesley’s mother, Leslie (birthday on January 27), studied liberal studies at Indiana University Bloomington and is currently the executive director at Indiana Parenting Institute of St. Joseph County.

Blake Wesley With His Parents
Blake Wesley With His Parents (Source: Twitter)

Blake has two older siblings: one sister named Taylor and one brother named Derrick Jr.

Taylor (born on November 29, 1996) studied public relations with marketing and played basketball at Indiana University South Bend.

Derrick Jr. (born on June 5, 1998) studied general studies, liberal arts, and sciences at Indiana University South Bend and is currently the youth liaison coordinator at Indiana Parenting Institute.

Age, Height & Body Measurements

Blake Wesley is 21 years old as of 2024. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

The black-haired and dark brown-eyed basketball player stands 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) tall and weighs 185 lbs (83 kg).

In addition, he has a standing reach of 8 feet 7 inches (2.61 m) and a wingspan of 6 feet 9.25 inches (2.05 m).

High School & Collegiate Basketball

Blake Wesley received his high school education from James Whitcomb Riley High School.

During his senior year, he averaged 27.1 points and 6.1 rebounds, leading his school to the Class 4A sectional title.

He finished high school with 1496 points and was selected for the Indiana All-Star team.

Childhood Picture Of Blake Wesley
Childhood Picture Of Blake Wesley (Source: Instagram)

Wesley chose to commit to Notre Dame after receiving offers from notable universities, including Creighton, Kansas State, Louisville, Maryland, Purdue, and Xavier.

He averaged 14.4 points and 3.7 rebounds per game during his first year.

On March 30, 2022, Wesley declared for the 2022 NBA draft.

NBA Career

In the 2022 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs selected Blake Wesley in the first round.

He made his NBA debut on October 28, 2022, playing against the Chicago Bulls and scoring 10 points while providing 4 assists in a victory of 129-124.

However, just two days after his debut, during a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, he had an unfortunate accident where he collided with Jaden McDaniels, resulting in a torn MCL in his left knee.

Wesley’s first NBA start was on February 10, 2023, playing against the Detroit Pistons.

Net Worth & Contracts

Net Worth

Blake Wesley’s estimated net worth is between $800K-$1 million as of April 2024.

In addition to his basketball career, Wesley has also been endorsing Herbalife USA, a health and wellness website specializing in selling nutrition products.

Moreover, Adidas has partnered with Wesley along with other players from the 2022 NBA Rookie Class, such as Walker KesslerBennedict Mathurin, and Keegan Murray.


The San Antonio Spurs drafted Blake Wesley as the 25th overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft on June 23, 2022.

On July 5, 2022, Wesley signed a four-year rookie scale contract worth $12.24 million with the Spurs.

The contract’s average annual salary is $3 million, and he received a guaranteed amount of $4.8 million upon signing.

The club also holds the option to extend the contract during the 2024-25 and 2025-26 seasons.

Relationship & Social Media Presence

Blake Wesley maintains an active presence on popular social media platforms, like Instagram and Twitter, with 48.2k followers on Instagram and 5.6k followers on Twitter as of this writing.

He has not shared much information regarding his dating history or relationship status. Furthermore, no report on his girlfriend ever came up.

On his social media accounts, he features pictures of his basketball games, training reels, and moments with his family.

Blake Wesley is allegedly single and focused on his basketball career.

Popularity Graph

The following chart illustrates Blake Wesley’s search interests over the last twelve months, which peaked in June 2022.

Popularity Graph Of Blake Wesley
Popularity Graph Of Blake Wesley (Source: Google Trends)

The surge in his search interest came after the San Antonio Spurs picked him in the 2022 NBA Draft.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What jersey number does Blake Wesley wear?

Blake Wesley wears jersey number 14 for the San Antonio Spurs.

How much does Blake Wesley make?

Blake Wesley earns a base salary of $2.38 million for the 2022-23 season.

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