Andre Drummond
Andre Drummond (Image Source: Andre's Instagram)

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a professional basketball league in North America that consists of 30 teams and is considered one of the major professional sports leagues in the world. The NBA has a large following and is known for its talented players, high-flying dunks, and exciting games. Today, we will be looking after one of the most famous players of the time, Andre Drummond.

Andre Jamal Drummond is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Drummond has played for the Detroit Pistons, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Philadelphia 76ers during his career. He has a career average of 14.6 points, 13.8 rebounds, and 1.6 blocks per game and is regarded as one of the top rebounders in the NBA today.

What Is Andre Drummond’s Age?

Andre Drummond was born on August 10, 1993, and is now 29 years old. Andre was born in the United States, in Mount Vernon, New York. He was raised by Jamaican parents. He later immigrated to Middletown, Connecticut, with his mother, Christine Cameron, and sister, Ariana Drummond, when he was six years old. He enrolled at Woodrow Wilson Middle School and then attended Capital Preparatory Magnet School for higher studies in Hartford. His high school was where he first discovered his passion and interest in basketball.

Andre Drummond with his mother

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In his first season, Drummond averaged 12.7 points, 11.9 rebounds, and 6.5 blocks per game. During his sophomore year, he increased his stats, averaging 20.2 points, 16.6 rebounds, 7.2 blocks, and 4.5 steals per game. Drummond switched to St. Thomas Moore High School during his sophomore year and led the squad to the national prep title in 2011. ESPN ranked Drummond first in the class of 2012 and and ranked him second.

He first stated that he planned to do his postgraduate studies at Wilbraham & Monson Academy. But, two weeks later, Andre announced on Twitter that he will be attending the University of Connecticut.

What Is Andre Drummond Famous For?

Andre Drummond's professional basketball career began in 2012 when he was selected ninth overall by the Detroit Pistons in the NBA draft. He rapidly established himself as one of the league's greatest young players, ending his debut season with 7.9 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

Andre Drummond

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According to the wiki, Drummond has averaged at least 13 rebounds per game every year since his rookie season, amassing over 8,000 career rebounds in eight years in the NBA and helping the Pistons reach the playoffs twice in that time. Drummond has twice represented the Eastern Conference in the NBA All-Star Game, primarily through rebounds and dunks. Because of his propensity for scoring in the paint, the NBA All-Star Game was a custom fit for Drummond, who has shot 83% in his two All-Star appearances.

Drummond was transferred to the Cleveland Cavaliers in February 2020. He spent a year with the Cavaliers before being moved to the Los Angeles Lakers in March 2021. Drummond was a vital contributor for the Lakers during the 2021 playoffs, but the club was eliminated in the first round. Drummond signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia 76ers in August 2021. He has been a strong presence on the boards this season, averaging more than 10 rebounds per game.

Is Andre Drummond Married And Has Kids?

No, Drummond is not married now and is single as well. Yet, he had various affairs in the past, which increased people's interest in his love life. His loce life came into limelight after dating American singer Jennette McCurdy. Their dating began in 2013. Drummond and McCurdy split up in 2015 after dating for two years. After his separation from McCurdy, Drummond began dating an Instagram model, Jenna Shea. They dated for a short time, but it couldn't last.

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Drummond was also in a one-year relationship with Candice Brooks. The basketball player met another woman called Abigail Russo in 2018. They quickly fell in love, and in 2019, the couple had a son called Deon King. His son almost drown in a swimming pool lately in 2021, but Andre was able to save him in time. Brooks and Drummond eventually parted ways. He has another kid from his relationship with Elizabeth Costadoni, a daughter named Aubrey EllaRose Costandoni-Drummond. Therefore, Andre has a total of two kids with two different partners, yet does not have a wife.

Andre Drummond with his daughter

What Is Andre Drummond’s Net Worth?

Andre Drummond's net worth was estimated to be around $40 million. Andre agreed to terms with the Chicago Bulls on a two-year, $6,560,000 contract, with $6,560,000 guaranteed and a yearly average salary of $3,280,000. Drummond will make a basic salary of $3,200,000 in 2022-23, with a cap hit of $3,200,000 and a dead cap amount of $3,200,000.

Several businesses, including Electronic Arts, JBL, Pandora Media, Panini, and Anheuser Busch InBev, have endorsement relationships with the NBA star, which contribute to his earnings.

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How Tall Is Andre Drummond’s Height?

Andre Drummond is a professional basketball player who stands 6 feet 11 inches (2.11 meters) tall and weighs around 279 pounds (127 kilograms). He is a tall, muscular athlete with a unique look. He has a shaved head and a thick beard, and he is noted on the court for his dramatic facial expressions. He also has other tattoos on his arms and body, including a massive lion tattoo on his chest.

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