Kelly Olynyk is a professional basketball player who was born on April 19, 1991, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His full name is Kelly Tyler Olynyk. He was named an All-American in 2013 for the Gonzaga Bulldogs, where he played college basketball. After being drafted in 2013, he has played for the Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, and Houston Rockets. Currently, he is pursuing his career with the Detroit Pistons as a power forward and center player. He is also a member of the Canadian national basketball team in several international tournaments.
Kelly Olynyk Net Worth in 2023- $15 Million
Kelly Olynyk’s estimated net worth is $15 million. His yearly salary is 12.2 million USD. Kelly got lots of honors during his professional career. He was a member of the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2014. He made his place in the Consensus first-team All-American in 2013. In 2013, he was a member of the first-team Academic All-American. He became the WCC Player of the Year in 2013. He received the honor of being named first-team All-WCC in 2013.
Things you should know about Kelly Olynyk’s early life
His father, Ken Olynyk, was a basketball coach for many years and coached the University of Toronto from 1989 to 2002. His mother, Arlene Olynyk, was the women’s basketball referee for the Canadian Interuniversity Sport.
Kelly has two sisters, Jesse Olynyk and Maya Olynyk (who played CIS basketball for the Saskatchewan Huskies).
|Profession:||Former Basketball Player|
|Net Worth:||$15 million|
|Full Name:||Kelly Tyler Olynyk|
|Nick Name:||Kelly Olynyk|
|Birth Date:||April 19, 1991|
|Birth Place:||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Father Name:||Ken Olynyk (Basketball Coach)|
|Mother Name:||Arlene Olynyk (Women’s Basketball Player)|
|Secondary Education:||South Kamloops High School|
|College Education:||Gonzaga University|
|Sisters:||Maya Olynyk & Jesse Olynyk|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Eye Color:||Light Blue|
|NBA Drafted Team:||Dallas Mavericks|
|Position:||Center and Power Forward|
|Height:||6 feet 11 inches|
|Jersey No:||09, 13, and 41|
|Current Age:||31 years old|
In his early life, he went to the École Secondaire South Kamloops Secondary School (SKSS) in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.
He finished his college career at Gonzaga University (GU) in Spokane, Washington. At the time of this study, he played for the Gonzaga Bulldogs from 2009 to 2013.
Kelly Olynyk- Professional Basketball Career
In the 2013 NBA draft, the Dallas Mavericks took Kelly Olynyk 13th overall in the 1st round. His NBA debut was on October 30, 2013. His professional career began in 2013, and he is still pursuing his career in the NBA arena. Besides the NBA, he also played for the Canadian national team in lots of international basketball events and brought honors to the nation. In the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship, he participated in the Canadian National basketball team and won the bronze medal.
He put his step into the NBA amid the Boston Celtics in 2013 and continued to play till 2017. Kelly served the Miami Heat from 2017 to 2021. He was a player for the Houston Rockets in 2021. From 2021 to now, he has been pursuing his career with the Detroit Pistons.
Wearing the jerseys of the NBA, he has passed the nine-year mark, taking part in 610 games. The NBA career statistics of this man are given below.
- Points Percentage (PTS)-10.1
- Total Rebounds (TRB)-5.1
- Assists (AST)-2.0
- Field Goal Percentage (FG%)-47.6
- Field Goal Percentage 3 points (FG3%)-36.5
- Free Throw Percentage (FT%)-78.2
- Effective Field Goal Percentage (eFG%)-55.4
- Player Efficiency Rating (PER)-15.8
- Win Shares (WS)-35.3
Is Kelly Olynyk married?
Kelly Olynyk is a married person. He married his longtime girlfriend, Jackie McNulty, on August 6, 2022, at Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, Calif.
Kelly Olynyk Profile
Kelly Olynyk stands 6 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 240 pounds. He plays in the positions of center and power forward in the NBA. His jersey numbers are 41. 09. 13. The shooting style of this man is right. He is now 31 years old.
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