From NBA Draft Pick to Multimillionaire: The Rise of Tristan Thompson Net Worth

Canadian-American basketball player Tristan Thompson most recently suited up for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA. From the Boston Celtics to the Sacramento Kings to the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Indiana Pacers, he has played for all of them at some point during his NBA career. He was drafted fourth overall by the Cavaliers in 2011 and was a member of the team that won the 2016 NBA title.

Before transferring to Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, New Jersey for his junior year, Thompson spent his freshman year at St. Marguerite d’Youville Secondary School in Brampton. He spent one season with the University of Texas Longhorns before leaving for the NBA draft. Thompson has represented Canada on the international stage.

Tristan Thompson Net Worth

Canada’s professional basketball player Tristan Thompson is worth $45 million. He is well-known as a member of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. Also, in 2008, he represented Canada at the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship, where he earned bronze.

The 31-year-old was drafted into the NBA in 2011, and in the first nine years of his career, he earned roughly $110 million in pay alone.

Tristan received just over $4 million annually during his four years with the Cleveland Cavaliers on a contract worth over $17 million.

The Cavaliers then increased the value of his contract from $80 million in 2015 to $82 million in 2019.

Tristan Thompson’s Child Support and Custody Battle with Jordan Craig

Prince Oliver Thompson was born to Thompson and his ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig in December 2016. He has a $200,000 child support arrears and must pay $40,000 per month in child support. In addition, he must save $1250 per month for Prince, for a total of $15k per year.

Craig filed the lawsuit in September 2018, claiming that the NBA star had only spent nine total overnights with their son between 2016 and 2018. Tristan also pays Prince’s private tutor $2,000 every month. Jordan’s past due medical bills from her pregnancy and delivery were $10,000, which Tristan agreed to pay as part of the settlement.

A Look at Tristan Thompson’s Real Estate Investments

A Look at Tristan Thompson's Real Estate Investments

In 2015, when Tristan had just signed with the Celtics, he spent $1.9 million on a lakefront mansion in Cleveland, Ohio’s affluent Bratenahl district; he sold it the following spring for $2.5 million.

He spent $6.5 million in 2019 on a mansion in Encino, California, and made a profit of $1.7 million when he sold it in 2022.

Tristan bought a six-bedroom house in Hidden Hills, California, in 2023, so that he could be closer to Khloe Kardashian, the mother of his two children. He spent $12.5 million on the 1.39-acre property that houses a 10,584-square-foot mansion.

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