Jock Landale Bio: NBA Contracts, Family, Engagement & Net Worth

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An undrafted free agent of the 2018 NBA draft, Jock Landale’s dream to play on the NBA court came true after the San Antonio Spurs signed him on a two-year contract in 2021.

After a season with the Spurs, Landale was traded to Phoenix Suns, where he plays as a center.

With the conclusion of the 2022-23 season, he becomes a restricted free agent with a qualifying offer of $1.56 million.

Before his NBA debut, the Australian-born basketball player honed his hoop skills with teams across the globe: Partizan, Zalgiris Kaunas, and Melbourne United.

Jock Landale For The Phoenix Suns
Jock Landale For The Phoenix Suns (Source: Instagram)

Born in Melbourne, Landale attended Geelong Grammar School and later joined Saint Mary’s College in the United States, where he played for four years and scored 1620 career points.

Landale also represented the Australian national basketball team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics & won a bronze medal.

Along with career success, the NBA player enjoys a blissful love life; in fact, he is engaged to his long-time girlfriend, India Maddern.

This article explores Jock Landale’s family, career, fiancee, net worth, contracts, and many more.

Quick Facts

Full Name Jock Landale
Date of Birth October 25, 1995
Age 28 Years Old
Birth Place Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Nationality Australian
Father’s Name Clive Landale
Mother’s Name Suellen Landale
Siblings Two
Siblings’ Name Tori & Sam Landale
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Relationship Status Engaged
Girlfriend India Maddern
Height 6 feet 11 inches/ 211 cm/ 2.11 m
Weight 256 lbs/ 116 kg
Education
  • High School: Geelong Grammar School
  • College: Saint Mary’s (2014-2018)
NBA Draft Undrafted (2018 NBA Draft)
Playing Career 2018-Present
NBA Team
  • San Antonio Spurs (2021-22)
  • Phoenix Suns (2022- Present)
Awards & Achievements
  • NBL Champion (2021)
  • NBL Grand Final MVP (2021)
Position Center
Jersey Number 11
Average Annual Salary $1.2 Million
Net Worth $600k-$800k
Social Media Instagram
Last Update May 2024

All About Family Members

Born on October 25, 1995, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Jock Landale is one of three children to Clive and Suellen Landale.

The NBA player’s father, Clive Landale, who hails from Deniliquin, New South Wales, is a graduate of the University of Melbourne.

According to his LinkedIn profile, he worked as a managing director at 90 West Asset Management (2007- 2015). Moreover, he is the owner of Mundiwa Pastoral Company Ltd. (2015- now).

Jock Landale With His Family
Jock Landale With His Family (Source: Facebook)

Jock’s mother, Suellen, completed her high school at Ballarat Grammar School & then enrolled at RMIT University, graduating in 1983.

Landale has a brother named Sam and a sister named Tori.

More On Sibilngs!

The Australian basketball player’s brother Sam obtained a Bachelor of Business Marketing and Management degree from RMIT University in 2023.

While at college, he played basketball for the NBL1 team Melbourne Tigers.

As per his Instagram bio, Sam works as a sales consultant for the real estate company Woodards Oakleigh.

Jock's Brother Sam & Sister Tori Landale
Jock’s Brother Sam & Sister Tori Landale (Source: Facebook)

His sister, Tori Landale, currently works as an associate of private equity transactions at Ropes & Gray LLP. Earlier, she worked as the corporate M&A lawyer for the law firm MinterEllison.

She completed her Bachelor’s in Professional Communication from RMIT University in 2014.

Then, Tori pursued Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne from 2015 to 2018 before transferring to the University of California, Los Angeles – School of Law in January 2018.

High School & Collegiate Basketball

Like his father & his siblings, Jock Landale attended high school at Geelong Grammar School situated in Victoria, where he also participated in the U18 and U23 teams.

Later, he decided to join Saint Mary’s College in the United States, which competes in the NCAA Division I.

In his collegiate career, Jock Landale scored 1620 overall points, ranking sixth in Gaels history. Additionally, he recorded 817 career rebounds, placing him fifth in the college’s history.

Professional Career

After going undrafted in the 2018 NBA Draft, Jock Landale joined the Atlanta Hawks for the NBA Summer League but failed to gain any NBA deal afterward.

He then signed a two-year contract with Partizan of the ABA League on July 31, 2018, before moving on to join the Lithuanian champions, Zalgiris Kaunas, on May 20, 2019.

Landale also played for the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2019 Las Vegas Summer League.

On December 10, 2020, he signed a one-year deal with Melbourne United for the 2020-21 NBL season.

He led the team to clinch the 2021 NBL Championship after defeating Perth Wildcats with a score of 3-0 in the best-of-five final.

Landale received the NBL Grand Final MVP Award for his exceptional performance.

NBA Journey

He started his NBA career after signing a two-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs on August 20, 2021.

Jock Landale For The San Antonio Spurs
Jock Landale For The San Antonio Spurs (Source: Instagram)

Landale made his NBA debut on October 20, 2021, playing for five minutes against the Orlando Magic.

In his rookie season, on March 12, 2022, he recorded his career-high score of 26 points against the Indiana Pacers.

In the 2021-22 season, Landale played in 54 games, started in one, and averaged 4.9 points per game.

Currently, he plays for the Phoenix Suns in the 2022-23 season.

National Team

Landale also represents the national team and was a member of the Australian U19 National Team that played in a Four Nations Tournament in China during the summer of 2013.

He won a bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as part of the Australian team.

Net Worth & Contracts

Net Worth

As of 2024, Jock Landale’s estimated net worth is between $600k and $800k. His primary source of income is his basketball career.

Landale’s successful career in the NBL and participation in international competitions like the Olympics may have also contributed to his earnings.

Additionally, Landale has endorsement deals with several brands, including Carhartt WIP Australia, Aime Leon Dore, and Rimowa.

Contracts

On August 20, 2021, Jock Landale signed a two-year contract worth $2.49 million with the San Antonio Spurs.

The deal included a guaranteed amount of $925k and an annual average salary of $1.24 million.

On June 30, 2022, Landale was traded to the Atlanta Hawks along with Dejounte Murray in exchange for Danilo Gallinari and multiple future first-round picks.

As part of the trade, the San Antonio Spurs guaranteed $46k of his salary for the 2022-23 season.

Less than a week later, on July 6, Landale was traded to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for cash considerations.

After the end of the 2022-23 season, Jock Landale will be a restricted free agent, and the Phoenix Suns will have the option to match the qualifying offer of $2.05 million to keep him in the team.

Girlfriend & Engagement

Jock Landale is engaged to his long-time girlfriend, India Maddern. They took to Instagram to confirm their engagement on January 9, 2022.

The carousel of pictures featured the NBA player with one knee down & the diamond ring as he proposed to her in Central Park, New York City, which looked stunning in a snowy background.

Jock Landale With His Girlfriend-Turned-Fiancee India Maddern
Jock Landale With His Girlfriend-Turned-Fiancee India Maddern (Source: Instagram)

The couple, who are both from Australia, was in a relationship since 2020. In an Instagram post of July 2021, on their anniversary, India posted a picture of them & wrote, “Happy one year lover.”

But they are yet to open how they began dating.

India Maddern is a graduate of the University of Melbourne. While as a college student, she worked as a retail associate at Little Darcy & as a marketing & office coordinator at Rob Mills Architecture & Interiors.

From July 2020 to 2021, she worked as a marketing coordinator at Rugs, Carpet + Design (RC+D).

Social Media Presence

Jock Landale is active on Instagram (@jocklandale), and as of this writing, Jock Landale has 54.8k followers.

He frequently shares pictures and videos of his basketball games and training sessions.

Additionally, he often posts pictures of his fiancée, displaying his affection toward her.

The couple openly shares their relationship on social media and does not hesitate to showcase their love for one another.

Alleged Assault

On March 22, 2023, the NBA player saw a legal challenge after he was accused of assault by Max Jones, the son of the former Australian rules football player Sam Newman (with his now ex-wife Leonie Jones).

The incident came from 10 years earlier when both Landale & Jones were attendants of Geelong Grammar.

In the writ in a Supreme Court of Victoria, it is alleged that on February 7, 2013, then-12 years old Jock Landale forced then-10 years old Jones to the ground.

After that, the NBA player reportedly jumped on Jones’ lower stomach to the beat of a song.

NBA Player Jock Landale Accused Of Assault From 10 Years Earlier By Sam Newman's Son Max Jones
NBA Player Jock Landale Accused Of Assault From 10 Years Earlier By Sam Newman’s Son Max Jones (Source: Instagram)

According to the plaintiff, he had to undergo a discectomy to remove damaged discs in his spine, which hampered his ability to concentrate and study.

In the lawsuit, along with battery charges to the second defendant (Jock Landale), Max Jones also sued Geelong Grammar for negligence & mishandling of the incident.

Though, Landale has denied those claims & declined to comment further.

Interesting Facts

  • During his senior year at Saint Mary’s, Landale was the top-five finalist for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award.
  • Additionally, he earned a spot on the 2018-19 ABA League Ideal Starting Five due to his impressive stats, which included an average of 12 points and 5.6 rebounds per game.
  • In January 2020, Landale made a generous contribution to the fight against the Australian bushfires by donating $100 for every three-pointer and dunk made in a game against Real Madrid.

Popularity Graph

The following graph illustrates the fluctuation of search interests for Jack Landale throughout the past year.

Popularity Graph Of Jock Landale
Popularity Graph Of Jock Landale (Source: Google Trends)

It also indicates that his search interests reached a peak in October 2022.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much does Jock Landale earn?

Jock Landale earns a base salary of $1.5 million in the 2022-23 season.

What number does Jock Landale wear?

Jock Landale wears jersey number 11 while playing for the Phoenix Suns.

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