Keldon Johnson Bio: Family, Contract & Net Worth

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Keldon Johnson, with his impressive physical attributes & notable court performance, is touted as the rising star in the NBA. The small forward plays for San Antonio Spurs (2019-now).

Johnson, the Kentucky Wildcats alumnus, represented the United States basketball team in the 2020 Summer Olympics & won a gold medal.

On July 18, 2022, he signed a four-year rookie scale extension with the Spurs for $74 million, effective from the 2023-24 season & runs through the 2026-27 season.

American NBA Player Keldon Johnson
American NBA Player Keldon Johnson (Source: Instagram)

Along with Keldon’s professional endeavors, fans are eager to know more about his personal life- his family & relationship.

In this article, we answer everything you need about Keldon Johnson. So, be sure to scroll & read it all.

Quick Facts

Full Name Keldon Wilder Johnson
Nick Name Big Body
Date of Birth October 11, 1999
Age 24 Years Old
Birth Place Chesterfield, Virginia
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Zodiac Sign  Libra
Chinese Zodiac Rabbit
Height 6 feet 5 inches /1.96 m/ 196 cm
Weight 100 Kg/220 lb.
High School
  • Park View High School
  • Oak Hill Academy
University University Of Kentucky (2018–2019)
Father’s Name Chris Johnson
Mother’s Name Rochelle Johnson
Siblings Kyle, Kaleb & Kristyn
Girlfriend Not Known
Religion Christianity
Profession Basketball Player
Position Small Forward
League   NBA
Team San Antonio Spurs (2019- Present)
Jersey Number 3
Tattoos None
NBA Draft Round: 1, Pick: 29th Overall, 2019
Net Worth   $10 Million
Social Media Instagram
Merch Signed Jersey, Signed Rookie Card 
Last Update  February 2024

Parents & Family Background

Born October 11, 1999, in Chesterfield, Virginia, Keldon Wilder Johnson is the second-youngest of four children to Rochelle Johnson and Chris Johnson.

He grew up with his three siblings, two older brothers: Kyle & Kaleb, and a younger sister Kristyn Johnson.

Keldon Johnson With His Parents & Siblings
Keldon Johnson With His Parents & Siblings (Source: Instagram)

Keldon’s eldest brother Kyle is an aircraft mechanic stationed in Washington State.

His younger sister Kristyn was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes at seven, so Keldon actively participates in Juvenile Diabetes awareness programs.

Does His Brother Kaleb Johnson Play Basketball?

Keldon’s elder brother Kaleb Johnson (b. November 21, 1996), is a basketball player; he plays for the Austin Spurs of the NBA G League.

He was drafted as the round-two 34th overall pick of the Spurs in the 2021 NBA G League Draft, along with Jonathan Kasibabu & Anthony Mathis.

Keldon Johnson With His Brother, Kaleb
Keldon Johnson With His Brother, Kaleb (Source: Instagram)

Kaleb, 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m), went to Carlisle School and then enrolled at Georgetown University, where he played college basketball for the Hoays from 2015 to 2019.

His college career totaled 4.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, 0.8 assists & 0.4 steals per game.

Collegiate Career & Education Of Keldon

The NBA small forward did his schooling at Park View High School (South Hill, Virginia) and Oak Hill Academy (in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia).

A five-star prospect by 247 Sports & Rivals, Keldon committed to Kentucky University on November 11, 2017, & signed the letter of intent immediately.

He joined fellow future NBA prospects Tyler Herro, E. J. Montgomery, Ashton Hagans & Immanuel Quickley.

During his lone season (2018-19) with Kentucky Wildcats, he averaged 13.5 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game through 37 appearances. A season later, on April 10, 2019, he declared for the NBA Draft.

Johnson majored in undeclared/exploratory studies in agriculture at the college.

NBA Career

The Chesterfield-born basketball player became the round-one (29th overall) pick of the San Antonio Spurs in the 2019 NBA Draft.

The top-five picks of the draft were Zion Williamson, Ja Morant, RJ Barrett, De’Andre Hunter & Darius Garland.

After a stint with San Antonio’s NBA G League affiliate team Austin Spurs, Keldon got his NBA debut on November 22, 2019, in a 104-115 loss against the 76ers.

Keldon Johnson Playing For The Spurs
Keldon Johnson Playing For The Spurs (Source: Instagram)

With his improved gameplay, Johnson scored a season-high 24 points in a 123-105 victory over the Rockets on August 11, 2020.

His 2020-21 season concluded with 69 games (starts in 67), scoring a 0.479 field goal percentage & a 0.331 three-pointer field goal. He averaged 12.8 points per game, 2.1 assists per game & 6.1 rebounds per game.

Johnson was on the Olympic roster for the United States basketball team at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo & won a gold medal.

In the 2021-22 season, Keldon made three 30+ points: 32 points against the Wizards on February 25, 2022, 33 points against the Hornets on March 5, 2022, & 34 points against the Timberwolves on March 14, 2021.

Johnson saw a career-high 36 points in the 2022-23 season on January 17, 2023, in a victory over the Nets. Moreover, he made three double-doubles.

Career Highlights & Awards

  • 2019 SEC Freshman of the Year
  • 2018 McDonald’s All-American 

Age, Height & Body Measurements

Born in 1999, Keldon Johnson is 24. According to the Chinese calendar, his zodiac sign is Libra & was born in the Rabbit year.

Regarding his physical features, Johnson stands 1.96 m tall and weighs 220 lb. (100 kg). He has black hair & brown eyes.

The NBA player has a wingspan of 6 feet 8.5 inches (2.04 m) and a standing reach of 8 feet 8 inches (2.64 m), making him one of the tallest and more physically imposing players on the court.

Similarly, Johnson has a 42-inch chest, 14-inch biceps, and a 34-inch waist. The player wears a shoe size of 14 (U.S.).

Net Worth & Contracts

Keldon Johnson has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2024. A promising NBA career with a lucrative contract & salary significantly contributes to his fortune.

On July 1, 2019, Johnson signed a four-year $10.02 million contract (all guaranteed) with San Antonio Spurs.

After exercising an option contract, his 2021-22 season salary was $2.15 million. Then, on October 18, 2021, he signed a $3.87 million option with the Spurs for the 2022-23 season.

Keldon Johnson signed a rookie-scale four-year extension worth $74 million with the Spurs on July 18, 2022.

The deal is effective from the 2023 season and runs through the 2026-27 season. It earns him an annual salary of $20 million in the 2023-24 season.

Moreover, Keldon earns a considerable income from endorsement deals too. He endorses  Substantial (clothing store) & Michelob ULTRA (golf product) and has paid partnerships with Self Financial Inc. & Frost Bank.

Is Keldon Johnson Dating? Personal Life & Relationship

The San Antonio Spurs forward has not revealed anything officially about being in a relationship. Though, he is not away from dating topics.

In the 2022 fall, Keldon Johnson was romantically linked with a woman.

Online sources tagged that mysterious woman as the girlfriend of Johnson, who even had the NBA player’s initials tattooed on her chest. 

Who Is Keldon Johnson's Girlfriend
Who Is Keldon Johnson’s Girlfriend (Source: Instagram)

Though Keldon never talked about his relationship in interviews or has ever flashed his dating stories on social media.

He prefers to stay low-key regarding his personal life. Keldon Johnson’s Instagram (@keldonjohnson) posts are primarily about his NBA career but also feature his family moments & sponsorships.

Search Graph

Keldon Johnson is a young rising star with impressive physical attributes & mesmerizing performance on the court.

Search Illustration Of Keldon
Search Graph Of Keldon Johnson (Source: Google Trend)

Due to this, his search rate has a high amount of mobility.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

What jersey number is Keldon Johnson?

Keldon, the NBA small forward of the San Antonio Spurs wears jersey number #3.

What is Keldon's nickname?

Keldon Johnson's nickname is “Big Body”, which highlights his physicality and aggression on the court. He is known for his size and strength, making his presence known in the paint. This nickname fits his playing style and his physical attributes.

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