Chuma Okeke Biography and Wiki

Chuma Okeke is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was drafted 16th overall by the Orlando Magic in the 2019 NBA draft. He played college basketball for the Auburn Tigers.

Chuma Okeke Age and Birthday

Chuma is 22 years old as of 2020. He was born on August 18, 1998, in Atlanta, Georgia. He celebrates his birthday on August 18 every year and his birth sign is Leo.

Chuma Okeke Height and Weight

Chuma stands at an estimated height of 6 ft 7 in which is equivalent to 2.03m. He as well weighs 106 kg which is equivalent to 233 lbs.

Chuma Okeke Education

Chuma attended Westlake High School in Atlanta. As a junior, he won the Georgia Class 6A state championship, scoring 13 points in a 68–58 win over Pebblebrook High School. Chuma was named Mr. Georgia Basketball after his senior season after he averaged 24.4 points, 15 rebounds, and 2.4 steals per game.

He was a consensus four-star recruit and was ranked among the top 50 players in his class by some scouting services.

Chuma Okeke Parents

Chuma is the son of Renee Okeke and Chuka Okeke. Little is known about them since they are away from the limelight.

Chuma Okeke Siblings

Chuma has one sister Shelby Okeke and a brother Chuka Okeke.

Chuma Okeke Wife

Chuma has not gone public with his relationship, it is not publicly known whether he is married or in a relationship. His partner will be updated as soon as possible.

Chuma Okeke Salary

Chuma earns a base salary of $3,121,080.

Chuma Okeke Net Worth

Chuma’s net worth is publicly not available. His primary source of income is his career as a football player. Through his various sources of income, we believe that Chuma has been able to accumulate a good net worth but prefers to keep it private. We will update this section once this information is available.

Chuma Okeke Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Chuma.

Chuma Okeke Bio and Wiki

  • Full Names: Chuma Okeke
  • Popular As: Chuma
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation / Profession: Football Player
  • Nationality: American
  • Race / Ethnicity: To be Updated
  • Religion: To be Updated
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Chuma Okeke Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 22 years
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Date of Birth: August 18, 1998
  • Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Birthday: August 18

Chuma Okeke Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: To be Updated
  • Height / How Tall?: 6 ft 7 in
  • Weight: 106 kg
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Shoe Size: To be Updated

Chuma Okeke Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Chuka Okeke
  • Mother: Renee Okeke
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Shelby Okeke and a brother Chuka Okeke
  • Marital Status: Married or Single
  • Wife/Spouse: To be Updated
  • Dating / Girlfriend: To be Updated
  • Children: To be Updated

Chuma Okeke Net Worth and Salary

  • Net Worth: To be Updated
  • Salary: $3,121,080
  • Source of Income: Football Career

Chuma Okeke House and Cars

  • Place of living: To be Updated
  • Cars: Car Brand to be Updated

Chuma Okeke Basketball

On June 20, 2019, Chuma was selected with the 16th overall pick by the Orlando Magic in the 2019 NBA draft. Okeke was considered to be a lottery pick in the draft, but after suffering an ACL injury in the 2019 NCAA Tournament, he fell to the 16th selection by the Magic, and was referred to by ESPN analyst, Mike Schmitz as the “steal of the draft.”

Chuma Okeke Lakeland Magic

During his rehab, Chuma signed a one-year G League contract with the Magic’s affiliate in Lakeland with the intent of starting his rookie-scale contract in 2020. At the time, the Magic faced a salary-cap crunch that prevented them from adding Chuma’s rookie salary to their books.  He reported to Lakeland’s training camp as a draft rights player on October 28, 2019. Chuma never played a game with Lakeland however.

Chuma Okeke Orlando Magic

On November 16, 2020, the Orlando Magic announced that they had signed with Okeke.

Chuma Okeke Injury

Chuma suffered an ACL tear in his left knee in March 2019 against North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament. Chuma is the only unsigned first-round pick from the 2019 NBA Draft after he agreed to redshirt the 2019-20 season in order to rehab his knee. Okeke has spent much of his time rehabbing with the Magic’s G League affiliate in Lakeland, roughly one hour west of Orlando. He has practiced with some of the team’s G League players and has supported his teammates in Lakeland.

Chuma Okeke Auburn

In his freshman season with Auburn, Chuma averaged 7.5 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. He grabbed 197 rebounds in the season, the most by an Auburn freshman since Jeff Moore in 1984–85. As a sophomore, Chuma averaged 12 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.8 steals, and 1.2 blocks per game while starting in all 38 games.

On March 29, 2019, in a Sweet 16 win over top-seeded North Carolina at the 2019 NCAA Tournament, Chumatore his ACL and was injured for the rest of the tournament. Despite his absence, Auburn advanced to its first Final Four appearance in program history.

Frequently Asked Questions About Chuma Okeke

Who is Chuma Okeke?

Chuma Okeke is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was drafted 16th overall by the Orlando Magic in the 2019 NBA draft. He played college basketball for the Auburn Tigers.

How old is Chuma Okeke?

Chuma is 22 years old as of 2020. He was born on August 18, 1998, in Atlanta, Georgia.

How tall is Chuma Okeke?

Chuma stands at an estimated height of 6 ft 7 in which is equivalent to 2.03m.

What nationality is Chuma Okeke?

Chuma is an American national.

Where did Chuma Okeke attend college?

Chuma attended Westlake High School in Atlanta.

How many siblings does Chuma Okeke have?

Chuma has one sister Shelby Okeke and a brother Chuka Okeke.

Is Chuma Okeke married?

Details about his love life are still under review. We will let you know when he gets in a relationship or when we discover helpful information about his love life.

How much is Chuma Okeke worth?

Chuma has not yet revealed his net worth. We will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under his name.

Is Chuma Okeke dead or alive?

Chuma is still alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where does Chuma Okeke live?

Because of security reasons, Chuma has not shared his precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of his house.

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