Steven Adams’ parents Sid Adams and Lilika Ngauamo, were originally from different nations. Continue reading to find more about his father and mother.

Steven Adams is a New Zealand professional basketball player who plays for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a center.

Before joining the team of Grizzlies, Adams played for different teams. The Oklahoma City Thunder selected him with the 12th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft in June 2013.

In 2016, Steven signed a $100 million four-year contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, making New Zealand’s highest-paid sportsperson.

And in 2011, he played for the Wellington Saints of the National Basketball League. Besides, Adams was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans on November 24, 2020.

And on August 7, 2021, he was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies. After playing one season with his hometown team Wellington Saints, in 2011, he moved to the United States in 2012 to play college basketball for Pittsburgh.

Who Are Steven Adams Parents? Father Sid Adams And Mother Lilika Ngauamo

Steven Adams’ parents Sid Adams and Lilika Ngauamo, were originally from England and Tonga, respectively. Besides, his father, Sid, fathered 18 children with 5 different women.

Sid settled in New Zealand after serving in the Navy. Sadly, Adams’ dad was a member of the English Royal Navy who died of cancer in 2006. Steven was just 13 years old at the time of his father’s passing.

Reportedly, Adams was never close to his mother, so he lived with his dad most of the time. Additionally, Adams was born as Steven Funaki Adams, and his middle name, Funaki, is popular in Tonga.

Tonga is a place located in the heart of the South Pacific, lying east of Fiji, south of Samoa and north of New Zealand.

Steven Adams Age: How Old Is The Basketball Player?

Steven Adams’ age is 28 years as of 2021. He was born in Rotorua, New Zealand, on July 20, 1993. So, he holds New Zealand nationality and stands at the height of 6 feet 11 inches.

Furthermore, Adams’ older brothers, Warren and Ralph, played in the New Zealand professional league. And his other sibling, Sid Jr, currently plays in the NZNBL.

Likewise, his sister Valerie Adams is a two-time Olympic gold medal winner in the shot put. So, we can say that Adams comes from an athletic family.

Steven Adams Net Worth: Meet Him On Instagram

Memphis Grizzlies center Steven Adams has a net worth of around $20 million. He has signed a huge contract with different teams, which helped him earn good profit.

Further, he previously signed a two-year, $35 million extension with the Pelicans. Apart from that, Adams is active on Instagram, registered as @stevenadams gaining over 484k followers.