Joel Embiid is a popular and professional basketball player of the NBA (National Basketball Association). He is also known for his mind-blowing personality and social media activeness. Joel is also an NBA All-Star of five-time, a four-time member of the NBA All-Star, and a member of the All-Defensive Team three-time. The NBA in scoring is also led by Joel, the first foreign player in the 2021 to 2022 season. He plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association from the year 2014 to till now. Joel was picked by the 76ers in Round 1 of the NBA as the third overall player. Check more details about Joel Embiid Wiki, including Age, Height, Girlfriend, Parents, Career, Net Worth, Salary, Biography & More.
Joel Embiid Wiki/Biography
Joel Hans Embiid is his full name but the general public is known him by the name, Joel Embiid. Joel Embiid was born on March 16, 1994 (Age: 28 years; As of 2022). The birthplace of Joel is Yaounde, Cameroon. Joel’s nationality is Cameroonian and his ethnicity is black Cameronian. The zodiac sign of Joel is Pisces. In childhood, Joel also played football and volleyball. Joel was guided by Luc Joel to play basketball in basketball camp. Embiid holds citizenship in French and America. Joel has also a nickname “the Process”, which is formed himself.
Joel Embiid Educational Qualification
Joel passed high school at Montverde Academy which is situated in Montverde, Florida, then he left the Montverde Academy after 1st year due to short playing time and went to The Rock School for further study, which is a Christian academy in Gainesville, Florida. In his schooling, he led their team to a state championship and a 33-4 record, averaging 9.7 rebounds, 13.0 points, and 1.9 blocks per game. Joel started playing basketball in his college. Joel studied at the University of Kansas for only 1 year. Joel also played 28 matches, averaging 8.1 rebounds, 11.2 points, 1.4 assists, and 2.6 blocks only in 23.1 min per game. Joel graduated according to their educational qualification.
Joel Embiid Physical Stats
Height: 7″ 0′ (2.13 m)
Weight: 127 Kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Joel Embiid Family & Parents
Joel’s father’s name is Thomas Embiid, he is a colonel in the Cameroon military and also a professional handball player. Joel’s mother’s name is Christine Embiid, and she is a Cameronian of black ethnicity with central-African roots.
Arthur, the younger brother of Joel Embiid died on 16 October 2014. Joel also has a younger sister.
Joel Embiid Girlfriend
Joel is unmarried but has relation with a Brazilian model, Anne de Paula (girlfriend and would-be wife), since 2018.
In some years, Joel and his girlfriend plan to marry in a great wedding ceremony.
Their first child of Joel was born in September 2020 and Joel named his son “Arthur” in honor of his dead brother.
Joel Embiid Career & Profession
In 2016, Joel played his first preseason match against the Boston Celtics and he recorded 4 rebounds, 6 points, and 2 blocks in only 13 minutes.
After that, Joel played more matches in First All-Stars and NBA and made records, and won many awards and achievements:-
- 5x NBA All-Stars from 2018 to 2022
- 4x All-NBA Second Team in 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022
- 3x NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 2018, 2019 and 2021
- NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2017
- All-Big 12 Second-team in 2014
- Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year in 2014
- Big 12 All-Defensive Team in 2014
- Big 12 All-Newcomer Team in 2014
Joel Embiid Net Worth & Salary
The salary of Joel Embiid is approx $29.5 Million per year, which he is done through signing a contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. Joel Embiid’s net worth is estimated approx $60 Million by his basketball career.
Joel Embiid Social Handles
Joel Embiid Amazing Facts
- Joel suffered a stress fracture in his back in March 2014.
- His younger brother, Arthur, died in a car crash in Cameroon.
- Joel donated $100,000 to fight homelessness in Philadelphia in March 2021.
- He is an avid supporter of Real Madrid CF.
- He is a teetotaler.
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