Rising and shining as a professional American basketball player Elfrid Payton has played for four NBA teams until now and currently, he plays for New York Knicks team.
Jersey number 6 Elfrid paved all the way till here with his hard work, dedication, and also from the love and support that he receives from his family.
Alongside his thriving career, Elfrid also relishes a wonderful personal life with his family and lady love.
Elfrid Payton’s Blissful Love Life And Children
Elfrid is completely blessed with both in terms of professional and personal life.
The NBA star Elfrid is now a beloved daddy. Sharing the joy of being a father with his girlfriend Jessica Victoria, the duo is blessed with a lovely baby girl.
Jessica is a nursing graduate. She did her graduation in the year 2019, as per her tweet of 21 May 2019. She is a registered nurse now.
Prior to their dating and love life, they were friends in fact best of friends. When we go through the posts of Elfrid, most of their photos were captioned as best friends and they seem to share a very strong bond with each other.
However, the picture-perfect couple is not married and their plans regarding their wedding are kept under the wraps for now as they both seem to be maintaining great balance in between their personal and professional life. Yet, we can imagine the pair being perfect husband and wife as well as great parents for their kid.
Net Worth And Earnings Of Elfrid Payton
According to spotrac, Elfrid has signed a 2-year contract with New York Knicks and as per the agreement, his annual average salary is about $8,000,000 while he gathers the early cash of about $16,000,000.
Childhood, Siblings, And Career
According to the wiki, Elfird Payton was born on February 22, 1994, in Gretna, Louisiana to father Gary Payton who is also called Elfird Payton Sr. and mother Danielle Payton. His parents have six children namely, Courtney, Shamyra, Ashley, Erin, Brianna, and Elfrid himself.
His father Gary was also a basketball player. Since a very young age, Elfrid was inspired by his father Gary for being involved in basketball. He says he was not too close with his father until he joined the NBA and now he takes his father as his motivation.
During childhood, Elfrid got involved in sports activities like baseball, football, soccer, and track but when he was in grade seven he said to his dad that he wanted to give all his focus on basketball.
Even though he used to play since his college days but he officially started his career from 2014 after he was being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2014 NBA draft.
When it comes to the height, 26-year-old Elfrid is about 6 feet and 3 inches tall.
Apart from his basketball skills, he is known for his bushy mound curly hair.