Shaedon Sharpe Bio: Family, Girlfriend, NBA Contracts & Net Worth!

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Shaedon Sharpe is a Canadian basketball player who plays as a shooting guard for the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA.

Considered a five-star prospect out of Dream City Christian School, Sharpe received numerous offers from several top colleges for basketball programs.

Although he was to attend the University of Kentucky to play for the Wildcats as a redshirt freshman, Shaedon later chose to go for the NBA draft.

The Portland Trail Blazers picked him as the 7th overall (round-one) in the 2022 NBA draft & signed him a four-year rookie contract worth $27.34 million.

The deal runs throughout the 2025-26 season, & fans are eager to see what this shooting guard can bring to the court!

Shaedon Sharpe, A Canadian-Born Basketball Player Who Play In NBA
Shaedon Sharpe, A Canadian-Born Basketball Player Who Play In NBA (Source: Instagram)

Sharpe’s basketball passion & potential quickly established him as one of the best players in high school & college. Throughout his early years, he also played for various youth basketball teams.

No doubt, his reputation as a standout player began attracting attention from scouts and coaches in the United States. And the rest is history!

Let’s get further insights into the family, relationship, net worth & NBA journey of Shaedon Sharpe.

Quick Facts

Full Name Shaedon Sharpe
Known As Shadow
Birth Date May 30, 2003
Birth Place London, Ontario
Age 20 Years Old
Religion Christian
Nationality Canadian
Education Dream City Christian School
Horoscope Gemini
Father’s Name Robert Sharpe
Mother’s Name Julia Bell
Siblings Two
Relationship Status Single
Girlfriend N/A
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Build Athletic
Shoe Size N/A
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Profession Basketball Player
League NBA
NBA Draft 2022: First Round, 7th Overall (by Portland Trail Lakers)  
Current Team Portland Trail Lakers (2022- present)
Position Shooting Guard
Jersey Number 17
  • Five-star prospect and one of the top players in the class of 2022
  • MaxPreps Sophomore All-American Team (2020-2021)
Net Worth $1-$3 Million
Salary (2022-23 Season) $6.01 Million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Merch  Not Available
Last Update May 2024

Childhood & Family

Shaedon Sharpe was born on May 30, 2003, in London, Ontario, Canada, to Robert Sharpe and Julia Bell. He has two siblings, Amari and Nishayne.

The shooting guard, Sharpe, comes from a family of sports enthusiasts; his father also used to play football and basketball in college.

Shaedon Sharpe With His Family
Shaedon Sharpe With His Family (Source:

His parents played a major role in his sports training while growing up. His parents used to drive from London to Toronto twice every week for Sharpe’s training and matches.

The young lad always expresses his gratitude to his parents for their contribution and sacrifices in making his basketball career.

What Is Age & Height Of Shaedon Sharpe?

As of 2024, Shaedon Sharpe is 20 years old.

Sharpe stands 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) and weighs around 200 lbs (91 kg).

With his combination of size, speed, and skill, he has already proven to be a formidable force on the basketball court.

Sharpe follows a healthy diet and works out regularly to maintain their physique and move freely on the court.

High School & College Career

Sharpe went to H. B. Beal Secondary School in his hometown of London, Ontario, before transferring to Dream City Christian School in Glendale, Arizona.

After graduating from high school, he was all set to pursue college basketball at Kentucky but later went for the NBA draft instead.

During the 2020-21 season, he helped lead Dream City to an impressive 28-5 record and earned all-tournament honors at several events.

Sharpe was widely regarded as one of the top shooting guards in the class of 2022 and had drawn comparisons to NBA All-Star Bradley Beal for his scoring ability and smooth shooting stroke.

In 2021, he was selected to play in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL), where he faced off against some of the best high school players in the country.

His impressive performances earned him recognition as one of the top players in the league and helped solidify his status as a future star of college and professional basketball.

NBA Draft & Professional Career 

Sharpe became the first-round pick (7th overall) of the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2022 NBA draft.

He & fellow draft pick Bennedict Mathurin (6th overall) were the only Canadians to get drafted in the first round that year.

Shaedon Sharpe sustained a shoulder injury during the NBA Summer League game but was back on the court by the regular season’s start.

He made his NBA debut on October 19, 2022, in a victorious game against the Sacramento Kings, where he scored 12 points. 

Shaedon Sharpe
Trail Blazers’ shooting guard Shaedon Sharpe (Source:

Later, on October 28, 2022, the shooting guard got his first-ever start in the rotation & scored 14 points against the Rockets.

On March 29, 2023, Sharpe scored his career-high 30 points, along with 7 rebounds & 7 assists, against the Sacramento Kings.

With that, the NBA player joined the elite players like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Luka Dončić to score at least 30 points with 7 rebounds & 7 assists as a teenager.

His rookie season (2022-23 season) averaged 9.9 points, 3.0 rebounds & 1.2 assists per game.

National Games

Sharpe represented the Canadian national basketball team at the FIBA Under 16 Americas Championship. They won a silver medal, where he averaged 13.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game.

How Much Is Shaedon Sharpe’s Net Worth?

Although the 2022-23 season is his NBA rookie season, the Canadian shooting guard is already playing in the pool of millions of dollars.

As of 2024, Shaedon Sharpe has an estimated net worth in the range of $1-$3 million.

Sharpe, the 2022 NBA draft pick, signed a four-year rookie contract worth $27.34 million with the Portland Trail Blazers on July 1, 2022.

The fully guaranteed deal averages an annual salary of $6.83 million with options for the final two years of the contract.

In the 2022-23 season, he earned a base salary of $6.012 million. It was the 5th highest salary in the team that season- the most-earning NBA player behind Damian Lillard with a salary of $42.49 million.

Check out Shaedon’s salary for the next three seasons:

  • 2023-24 season: $6.31 million
  • 2024-25 season: $6.61 million (club option)
  • 2025-26 season: $8.34 million (club option)

After the end of the 2025-26 season, Shaedon become a restricted free agent with a qualifying offer of $11.264 million.

Sharpe’s childhood passion-turned-career now sits him on the list of potential big names in the NBA. And with the pace of his current trajectory, he is likely to ink more rich deals in the coming days.

Relationship & Social Media

The Blazers’ player likes to keep curtains over his personal life, especially when it comes to his relationship. So far, Shaedon Sharpe is not married or engaged to anyone.

Moreover, the Canadian-born has no records of dating or having a girlfriend at the moment.

The 20-year-old NBA player seems focused on his basketball career for now. He dedicates most of his time to practice sessions & NBA games.

An avid Instagram user, Shaedon has more than 177K followers on his Instagram (@shaedonsharpe). Also, he’s been active on Twitter since July 2016, where his followers count is over 22.8K.

For now, the basketball star’s social media posts are all about his professional career & family. Stay tuned for updates!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the jersey number of Shaedon Sharpe?

Sharpe wears jersey number 17 with the Portland Trail Blazers. They selected him in the 2022 NBA draft as the 7th overall pick.

Is Shaedon Sharpe related to Shannon Sharpe?

No, they are not related despite having the same surname, 'Sharpe.' While Shaedon plays in the NBA, Shannon, a former NFL player, works as a sports analyst. He co-hosts Skip and Shannon: Undisputed.

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