American professional basketball player, Jimmy Butler plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. Butler is a four-time NBA All-Star, a four-time NBA All-Defensive Team honoree, and a two-time All-NBA Team honoree. He was named the NBA Most Improved Player in 2015.
Jimmy Butler was born on September 14, 1989, in Houston, Texas. She has reached the age of 29, as of 2019. He is Virgo, which describes his personality as intelligence.
His father abandoned the family when he was an infant. By the time he was 13 years old and living in the Houston suburb of Tomball, his mother Londa Butler, kicked him out of the house. He grew up with his brother Jordan Leslie who played football at the University of Texas, El Paso.
Moving towards his education, Butler attended Tomball High School. Later in 2008, he graduated at Tyler Junior College. After graduation, he enrolled at Marquette University in 2008. During his college, Butler was voted his team’s most valuable player.
Currently, Jimmy Butler is in a relationship with the beautiful Canadian actress Shay Mitchell. In 2016, the pair were seen together on multiple occasions. Since then, the couple has not updated their relationship status and no news came out about their separation.
He also dated to Charmaine Piula, who is of Polynesian descent. Eventually, they split up as both were career-oriented individuals and did not have enough time for a relationship. Well, he is a good friend with the famous American actor and producer Mark Wahlberg.
Jimmy Butler’s net worth has estimated more than $40 million. He has collected a massive amount from his professional basketball. Also, he signed a contract worth millions in his rookie season. His contract was worth $95 million with the Chicago Bulls in 2015. He is living a luxury life and has also endorsed various products.
In 2011, Bulter was selected with the 30th overall pick in the NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls. On April 9, he scored a then career-high 28 points against the Toronto Raptors. He tied a career high with 32 points in a loss to the Denver Nuggets on November 25, 2014. Later on December 18, he set a new career high of 35 points in a 103–97 win over the New York Knicks.
In addition, Butler set a playoff career high for the second straight game, scoring 31 points in the Bulls’ 91–82 win over the Milwaukee Bucks to take a 2–0 lead in their first-round series on April 20. Also, he was named the 2014–15 NBA Most Improved Player and became the first player in franchise history to win the award on May 7. On July 9, 2015, he re-signed with the Bulls to a five-year, $95 million contract.
Butler was traded, along with Justin Patton, to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Jerryd Bayless, Robert Covington, Dario Šarić and a 2022 second-round draft pick, on November 12, 2018. He was shifted to point guard and had 20 points and six assists in a 121–105 win over the Los Angeles Lakers, on January 29.
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