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Victor Oladipo

Facts About Victor Oladipo

Celebrated Name Victor Oladipo
Age 30 Years
Nick Name Victor
Birth Name Kehinde Babatunde Victor Adrian Oladipo
Birth Date 1992-05-04
Gender Male
Profession Basketball Player
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Place Of Birth Silver Spring, Maryland
Horoscope Taurus
Religion Catholicism
Ethnicity Mixed
Father Christopher Oladipo
Mother Joan Amanze Oladipo
Siblings 3; Kristine, Kendra, and twin sister Victoria
School St. Jerome Academy
High School DeMatha High School
University Indiana University
Net Worth Between $15 Million - $20 Million
Salary $2,389,641
Source of Wealth Basketball Career
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Height 6 feet 4 inches
Weight 97 Kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Athletic
Position Shooting Guard
Shirt Number 4
Current Team Miami Heat
Links Wikipedia Instagram

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Victor Oladipo is an American professional basketball player who is currently playing for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). His playing position is shooting guard. His shirt number is 4. He is known for playing on basketball teams such as Orlando Magic (2013-2016), Oklahoma City Thunder (2013-2017), Indiana Pacers (2017-2021), Houston Rockets (2021), and Miami Heat (2021-Present). He was drafted with the second overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft by the Orlando Magic and went on to be named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. He was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2016 and then traded to the Indiana Pacers in 2017.  In January 2021, he was traded to the Houston Rockets. On 25th March 2021, he was traded to the Miami Heat in exchange for Avery Bradley, Kelly Olynyk, and a 2022 draft pick swap. He portrayed Thingamajig on the 2nd season of the music reality-TV series "The Masked Singer" in 2019 and finished 5th. Further, he is also a singer who has released an EP, "Songs for You" in 2017 as well as a debut album "V.O." in 2018. 

What is Victor Oladipo Famous For?

  • Being a basketball player who plays as a shooting guard for the Miami Heat of the NBA. 
  • Known for entertaining fans with exciting dunks. 
  • Described as a "lockdown off-ball defender who can defend multiple positions".

What is Victor Oladipo Ethnicity?

Victor Oladipo was born on 4th May 1992 with the real name of Kehinde Babatunde Victor Adrian Oladipo. He is from Silver Spring, Maryland, United States and he was raised in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. He celebrated his 29th birthday as of 2021. Taurus is his zodiac sign and his religion is Catholicism. By nationality, he is Amerian and his ethnic background is Mixed as he has Sierra Leone and Yoruba Nigerian ancestry on his paternal side, and Nigerian ancestry on his maternal side. 

About his parents, Victor was born to his father, Christopher Oladipo, and his mother, Joan Amanze Oladipo. His dad is a public health executive for Prince George's County in Maryland with a Ph.D. in behavioral science from the University of Maryland, College Park and his mum is a nurse by profession. He has three siblings; sisters namely Kristine, Kendra, and twin sister Victoria. His sister, Kendra became deaf in second grade. 

Focusing on his education, Victor went to St. Jerome Academy in Hyattsville, Maryland, the USA. There, he played CYO basketball. After that, he enrolled in DeMatha High School in Hyattsville, Maryland where he played high school basketball. He also played basketball at college. He majored in sports communication broadcasting at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, United States. During the 2010–11 season, he played in 32 games (five starts), averaging 7.4 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 1.06 steals in 18.0 minutes per game, while shooting .547 from the field. As a sophomore during the 2011–12 season, he averaged 10.9 points and 5.5 rebounds in 26.7 minutes per game (47.1% FG, 75% FT). In 2012–13, he played and started in all 36 games, averaging 13.6 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 2.17 steals. 

Victor Oladipo with his mom and siblings

Source: @instagram.com/victoroladipo 

Victor Oladipo Career Timeline

  • He announced his decision to forgo his senior season at Indiana and enter the 2013 NBA draft on 9th April 2013. 
  • Later, he was selected second overall by the Orlando Magic, later signing his rookie-scale contract with the Magic on July 8. 
  • He recorded his first career triple-double with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists in a double-overtime loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on 3rd December 2013. 
  • He then went on to finish second in the Rookie of the Year voting behind Carter-Williams.
  • On 26th October 2014, the Magic exercised their third-year team option on Oladipo's rookie scale contract, extending the contract through the 2015–16 season.
  • During the 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend, he competed in the Rising Stars Challenge and the Slam Dunk Contest, finishing second in the dunk contest behind Zach LaVine. 
  • On 4th March 2015, he scored a career-high 38 points on 15-of-25 shooting in a loss to the Phoenix Suns. 
  • The Magic exercised their fourth-year team option on Oladipo's rookie scale contract, extending the contract through the 2016–17 season on 25th October 2015. 
  • Then, he was traded, along with Ersan İlyasova and the draft rights to Domantas Sabonis, to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Serge Ibaka on 23rd June 2016. 
  • On 26th October, he made his team debut against the Philadelphia 76ers scoring 10 points in 26 minutes as a starter in a 103–97. 

Victor Oladipo with the ball

Source: @instagram.com/victoroladipo

  • He signed a four-year, $84 million contract extension with the Thunder on 31st October. 
  • Oladipo and Sabonis were traded to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for Paul George on 6th July 2017. 
  • On the 18th of October, he made his team debut where he had 22 points, five rebounds, four steals, and four assists in a 140–131 win over the Brooklyn Nets.
  • He scored 32 points in a 98–80 win in Game One of the Pacers' first-round playoff series against the Cavaliers. 
  • Further, he was named the NBA's Most Improved Player for the 2017–18 season on the 25th of June. 
  • He was named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team in 2018. 
  • On 17th November 2018, against the Atlanta Hawks, he left the game in the first quarter with a right knee injury due to which he missed 11 games. 
  • He suffered a ruptured quad tendon in his right knee on 23rd January against the Toronto Raptors. Later, he underwent successful surgery. 
  • On 29th January 2020, he made his return to the NBA, 371 days after being injured. 
  • He initially announced that he would sit out during the restart of the NBA season, but ultimately committed to play after continued rehab of his quadriceps tendon. 
  • On 16th January 2021, he was traded to the Houston Rockets as a part of a four-team deal that sent James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets. 
  • Two days later, he made his debut and recorded 32 points and 9 assists in a 125–120 loss against Chicago Bulls. 
  • In February 2021, he turned down a two-year, $45.2 million max contract extension, which was the most the Rockets could offer him. 
  • He only played 20 games in total with the Rockets, averaging 21 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists. 
  • On 25th March 2021, he was traded to the Miami Heat in exchange for Avery Bradley, Kelly Olynyk, and a 2022 draft pick swap. 
  • On 1st April, he made his debut in a 116–109 win over Golden State Warriors and recorded 6 points, 3 rebounds, and 5 assists in 23 minutes. 
  • On 13th May, he had season-ending surgery to repair his right quadriceps tendon. 
  • On 7th August 2021, he re-signed with the Heat on a one-year, veteran's minimum deal.
  • On 7th March 2022, Victor made his return from injury, putting up 11 points with four assists and one rebound in a 123–106 win over the Houston Rockets. 
  • In the Heat's regular-season finale on April 10, he logged a season-high 40 points, alongside ten rebounds and seven assists, in a 111–125 loss to the Orlando Magic. 

Victor Oladipo plays shooting guard for his current team

Source: @instagram.com/victoroladipo

Victor Oladipo Awards and Achievements

  • 2× NBA All-Star (2018, 2019)
  • All-NBA Third Team (2018)
  • NBA All-Defensive First Team (2018)
  • NBA Most Improved Player (2018)
  • NBA steals leader (2018)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2014)
  • Sporting News Player of the Year (2013)
  • Adolph Rupp Trophy (2013)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2013)
  • NABC co-Defensive Player of the Year (2013)
  • Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year (2013)
  • First-team All-Big Ten (2013)
  • 2× Big Ten All-Defensive team (2012, 2013)

What is Victor Oladipo Salary and Net Worth?

Victor Oladipo is a successful basketball player who plays for the Miami Heat at present. The net worth of Victor Oladipo is estimated to have between in the range of $15 Million - $20 Million as of 2022. At present, he is earning a yearly wage of $2,389,641, costing the Miami Heat a $1,669,178 total cap hit, increasing the Miami Heat's dead cap by $1,669,178. His main source of wealth is from basketball career and he is also making a cool amount of money through endorsement deals as well. He has endorsed brands such as Jordan and Express. 

Previously, he played for Orlando Magic (2013-2016) under the contract of four years for $21,487,440 where he made an average salary of $5,371,860. Playing for Indiana Pacers (2017-2020), he signed a four years contract for $85,000,000 where he made an average salary of $21,250,000 annually. 

American NBA basketball player, Victor Oladipo

Source: @instagram.com/victoroladipo

Who is Victor Oladipo Girlfriend?

Victor Oladipo is not married yet and he is still to get married. He is assumed to be living a single life happily without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. Further, there is no information regarding his romantic relationship affairs and girlfriend. 

How tall is Victor Oladipo?

Victor Oladipo is a handsome man with an athletic body type. He stands at the perfect and tall height of 6 feet 4 inches and his bodyweight measures 97 Kg or 214 lbs. His hair color and eye color, both is black. He has a towering height with a droopy nose. His other body size is still to get disclosed yet. He maintains his body a lot by doing frequent exercises in the gym. 

Did You Know?

  • Kehinde Babatunde Victor Adrian Oladipo is his born name.
  • He has Sierra Leone and Yoruba Nigerian ancestry on his paternal side, and Nigerian ancestry on his maternal side.
  • He has endorsed brands such as Jordan and Express.
  • His older sister Kendra became deaf in the 2nd grade.
  • He was drafted as 2nd overall pick by Orlando Magic in the 2013 NBA Draft.
  • Victor released his debut EP, Songs for You in 2017, and his debut studio album, titled V.O. in 2018.
  • His voice type is tenor.