Ben Simmons is an Australian-American professional basketball player of the Philidelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.
Moreover, he had been named “NBA Rookie of the Year” in 2018 and “NBA All-Star” in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Ben Simmons Parents: Dave Simmons and Julie Simmons
Ben Simmons’s parents are Julie Simmons and David (Dave) Simmons.
Dave was an African-American professional basketball player.
It seems that the said athlete really followed his father’s footsteps who was also once named “NBA All-Star” and won an NBL championship.
Prior to marrying Dave, Julie already had already been married once. From her early marriage, she had 4 children: Liam Trime, Melissa Tribe, Emily Katherine Tribe, and Sean Tribe: Ben’s half-siblings.
Ben Simmons also has a sister from both his parents; Olivia Simmons. Recently she had claimed that she was abused by Sean Tribe: their half-brother and the athlete’s manager.
It was revealed on social media that she had been abused since she was and confided with her mother when she was 5 but her mother, Julia didn’t believe nor help her. However, her family has denied the claims saying she has some problems.
Ben Simmons Age and Height
Ben Simmons is 24 years old and he was born on July 20, 1996, in Australia.
According to Wikipedia, the athlete stands 6 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 109kg.
What is Ben Simmons Net Worth?
Ben Simmons’s net worth is valued at $75 million dollars and his salary is 29 million USD.
The athlete is said to have signed a $170 million dollars contract with Philidelphia 76ers and a $20 million dollars contract with Nike.
Meet Ben Simmons on Instagram
The athlete is active on Instagram @bensimmons which is verified with 5.4 million followers.,