Jaylen Brown: Personal Life & Net Worth

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Jaylen Brown, a professional basketball player, has been committed to Boston since 2016. He was named NBA All-Star two times in 2021 and 2023.

He is one of the promising players in the NBA who has repeatedly amazed his basketball fans with his high potential. 

The American basketball player became the third overall pick of the Celtics in the 2016 NBA Draft.

Jaylen Brown Is An American Basketball Player
Jaylen Brown Is An American Basketball Player (Source: NBA.com)

In the 2021-22 season, Jaylen Brown scored his career-high 50 points in a win over Orlando Magic on January 2, 2022.

Moreover, with the Celtics, he played in the 2022 NBA Finals but lost to the Golden State Warriors by 2-4 in the 6 games series.

In addition, on March 13, 2023, in a loss against Houston Rockets (111-109), Brown scored his season-high 43 points.

We have everything you need to know about Jalen Brown. So, please read the article until the end and find out the interesting facts about him.

Quick Facts

Full Name Jaylen Marselles Brown
Birth Date October 24, 1996
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia
Nick Name Jaylen
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
High School Wheeler (Marietta, Georgia)
College University Of California (2015-16)
Zodiac Scorpio
Chinese Zodiac Rat
Father’s Name Marselles Brown
Mother’s Name Mechalle Brown
Siblings Quenton Brown
Age 27 Years Old
Height 6’6″/1.98m/198 cm
Weight 223 lb./101 kg
Wingspan 2.13 m
Shoe Size Not Available
Food Habits Non-Vegetarian
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Career Highlights And Awards
  • 2× NBA All-Star (2021, 2023)
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2017)
  • First-Team All-Pac-12 (2016)
  • Pac-12 Freshman of the Year (2016)
  • McDonald’s All-American (2015)
  • First-Team Parade All-American (2015)
  • Mr. Georgia Basketball (2015)
Build Athletic
Marital Status Not Married
Children None
Girlfriend Bernice Burgos (Rumored)
Profession Basketball Player
League NBA
Position Shooting Guard/ Small forward
Current Team Boston Celtics
Net Worth $10 Million
Salary $26.5 Million (Annual Average)
Social Media Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
Merch  Trading Card, Sticker
Last Update June 2024

Early Life & Family

Jaylen Brown was born to Mechalle Brown (mother) and Marselles Brown (father) on October 24, 1996. His mother often refers to him as “Old Man” since he has the demeanor of an old man.

Jaylen’s father, Marselles Brown, is a former professional boxer.

Marselles was the WBU World Champion in 2016, the WBU CAM Heavyweight Champion in 2015, and a Hawaii State Boxing Commission Board member.

Jalen Brown With His Brother
Jalen Brown With His Brother (Source: Instagram)

Jaylen also has an older brother named Quenton Brown, who supports him incredibly. Quenton played collegiate football at the University of North Texas.

High School & College Basketball

Jaylen attended Marietta-based Wheeler High School and helped his team win the GHSA Class 6A State Championship as a senior by hitting two free throws with 0.6 seconds remaining in a 59-58 win against Pebblebrook.

During his first semester of college, Jalen enrolled in a master’s-level course at Berkeley’s Cultural Studies of Sport in Education program. 

Professional Career

On June 23, 2016, the Boston Celtics picked Jaylen Brown as the third overall choice in the NBA Draft, behind Ben Simmons (#1 pick) & Brandon Ingram (#2 pick).

The American player made his Celtics debut on October 26, 2016, against the Brooklyn Nets in the season opener.

On January 27, 2017, he set a then-career-best with 20 points in a 128–98 victory over the Orlando Magic. He was also chosen to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team at the end of the season.

Jaylen Brown
Jaylen Brown (Source: Instagram)

In the 2017 NBA playoffs, Brown led the team to the conference finals, but they lost to the Cavaliers.

The same happened in the 2018 NBA playoffs, where they faced a defeat again to the Cavaliers.

In game 2 of that post-season game (2018 playoffs), he scored a playoff career-high 30 points that made then-21 years old Jaylen the youngest to score 30 or more points in a playoff game.

Despite the fact that Jaylen Brown had back-to-back playoff appearances (2019 & 2020 playoffs), he was not able to get hands in the title.

First-Ever NBA Finals Appearance

In the 2021-22 season, he scored his career-high 50 points against the Orlando Magic on January 2, 2022.

The post-season went even better, as he got to appear in his first-ever NBA Finals of the 2022 NBA playoffs. But sadly, the Celtics lost to the Golden State Warriors.

Brown and Jayson Tatum scored at least 30 points in the same game on March 18, 2022, in a 126–97 win against the Sacramento Kings. 

On March 13, 2023, Brown scored a season-high 43 points in a 111-109 loss against the Houston Rockets.

Personal Life

Jaylen is a vegetarian with many hobbies, including learning Spanish, history, meditation, and philosophy.

He is also a passionate soccer lover and a big anime fan. Various people have also labeled him a unique player with many goals outside of basketball.

As a player, Jaylen wants to be known as a warrior, a winner, and fiercely competitive. He wants to leave a mark as a Hall of Famer.

Jaylen wants to be known as someone who broke the mold and changed the culture. Away from the court, Jaylen wants to be remembered as someone inventive, innovative, insightful, modest, and loving.

He also wants to be known for contributing to making the world a better place.

Deeply In Love With Basketball

Basketball is a game that Jalen was born to play. He says it is his favorite sport, and nothing stands above it.

Jalen feels like the ball selected him rather than the other way around.

Basketball was his safety blanket even before learning right and wrong. He says that he can’t imagine excluding basketball from his life. Basketball continues to thrill him like no other sport.

Age & Body Measurements 

The basketball player, Jaylen Brown, was born in 1996. So, he is currently 27 years old. According to the Chinese calendar, Brown was born in the Rat year.

Talking about Brown’s physical appearance, he has a well-maintained athletic body. He stands tall at 1.98 m and weighs around 223 lbs.

Jaylen Brown While A Photoshoot
Jaylen Brown While A Photoshoot (Source: Instagram)

Jaylen has brown eyes and black hair and no tattoos inked to his body.

The player has a hand length of 8.75 inches (.222 m) and a hand width of 9 inches (0.228 m). His standing reach is 8’6.5″ (2.6 m), with a wingspan of 6’11.75″ (2.12 m). 

His zodiac is Scorpio, who is determined, bold, and passionate. They are also very creative and intellectual, and Jaylen is no different.

Facial Fracture Injury

By the end of the first half in the Boston Celtic’s win over the Philadelphia 76ers on February 8, 2023, four starters were down: Marcus Smart (ankle), Al Horford (knee), Robert William III (ankle), and Jaylen Brown (facial fracture).

After Brown took an accidental elbow to the face from Jayson Tatum, he immediately collapsed to the floor and went to the locker room.

Later, the team declared him officially out for the rest of the game due to a facial contusion. After missing four games, Jaylen returned in the game against the Pacers on February 23.

He scored 30 points with 11 rebounds in the Celtics’ 142-138 overtime win on February 24, 2023.

Jaylen Brown’s Idol 

Allen Iverson is one of the heroes of Jaylen Brown. When Allen Iverson was fined for braiding his hair and wearing the clothing he did, Iverson accepted the fine.

Allen said, “Y’all just grab the money; I’m not changing who I am.”

According to Jaylen, this act of Iverson was very legendary, and he exclaims that frequently they tell people of color, especially young black girls, what they should wear and how they should style their hair. However, he completely disagrees with that. 

Jaylen does not suggest that you should go wild and have no organization at all. However, he believes that no one has the authority to tell anyone what anyone should be like. 

Bridge Program At MIT

In 2019, Jaylen established the Bridge Program at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) for Boston’s inner-city children, fostering their interest in science and technology. 

Jaylen developed the Bridge Program because he believes many individuals of color, particularly black people, have much to give the world.

However, regardless of how much money their parents make, the color of their skin, or whatever else, their potential will never be realized.

With Bridge, the player looks for students who have a sense of community, are self-aware, and want to do something to help improve the world.

Founder Of 7uice

Jaylen Brown, the Celtics player, also founded the Boston-based brand 7uice. It offers a range of comfortable clothing, such as bucket hats, hoodies, shirts, and energy shorts.

When asked about his brand, the player replied that 7uice is built on good energy. That’s all there is to it, and it’s called activism.

Jaylen has worked with several folks through his foundation, and much of the money goes to noble causes.

Further, 7uice follows the motto that everyone needs energy, and everything revolves around power.

Career Highlights & Achievements

The NBA star has bagged various awards during his professional career. In 2021 and 2023, Jaylen got an NBA All-Star. Likewise, in 2017, his team was the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. 

He also got the First-team All-Pac-12 in 2016 and was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Year in the same year. 

Jalen was McDonald’s All-American in 2015. Moreover, he was also the First-team Parade All-American and Mr. Georgia Basketball in the same year. 

Social Media & Rumored Girlfriend

The basketball player, Jaylen, likes to update his daily life & his basketball journey on his social media, where he has millions of fan-following.

He is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

  • Instagram: @fchwpo (3M followers)
  • Twitter: @fchwpo (792.7k followers)
  • Facebook: Jaylen Brown (629k followers)

Jaylen’s Twitter and Instagram handle, ‘FCHWPO,’ stands for ‘faith, consistency, hard work pays off.’ 

Jaylen’s YouTube account has released multiple documentary-style videos chronicling his season and off-season exercises.

On January 31, 2017, the first episode, FCHWPO: Pawn to E4, was released. The video’s title alludes to the player’s passion for chess.

Rumored Girlfriend

The NBA player has sparked dating rumors with Bernice Burgos. The two were spotted together on Valentine’s Day of 2023 and were reportedly seen cuddling on vacation together.

Bernice is an urban model, entrepreneur, and mother. She had her first daughter, Ashley, at age 15, and after 10 years, she had another daughter Saria.

Previously, Bernice had her name linked with celebrity figures like Drake and Quavo. Drake even raps about her in his “Odio,” Romeo Santos’ song.

Net Worth

Jaylen makes a good living from each game and the contract he signs. He has a net worth of $10 Million as of 2024. 

The best thing about Jaylen Brown’s sponsorship is that he signed a contract without the assistance of an agent.

Moreover, the player has agreed to a multi-year contract with Adidas for $1 million yearly.

Search Graph

Jaylen is a professional NBA player and has stayed in Boston for almost 7 years.

Jaylen Brown's Search Ilustration
Jaylen Brown’s Search Illustration (Source: Google Trend)

The search graph of Jaylen illustrates the search rate for the past 12 months.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Apart from basketball, what else does Jaylen like?

Jaylen is a humourous man with humbleness, so apart from basketball, Jaylen likes to spread happiness in all forms through his good deeds. Moreover, he also likes playing chess and learning new languages. 

What is Jaylen Brown's greatest strength?

According to the player himself, his greatest strength is growing. Jaylen believes his mentality grows on the basketball court each year. As he becomes mature, he gets better in his career. 


Aayusha Bhattarai

Aayusha Bhattarai is a dedicated writer with a passion for uncovering the fascinating stories behind athletes' lives. With a keen eye for detail and a knack for storytelling, she brings readers on a journey through the triumphs, struggles, and inspirations of their favorite players.


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