Cade Cunningham is an American basketball player who plays for the team Detriot Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from the position of “Point Guard”.
As a basketball player his career has been rising and he has an impressive career highlight throughout his college ball career winning various awards.
Moreover, Cade also was part of the United States team that won the gold medal at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup. However, he says, all the effort he has put in as the incline in his career is not for him but is for his beautiful daughter.
Scroll through and know about his kid, family, parents, siblings, and find out if he is married or not and his salary and net worth.
Is Cade Cunningham Married? His Daughter!
Cade Cunningham is not very open about his life outside of basketball on his social media. He has maintained privacy about his family and about his love life. However, Cade is not married but he became a father in his teenage.
It is unclear who is the baby mama and if he is still dating her or not as of 2021 but they welcomed their daughter Riley in the year 2018, when Cade was playing his high school senior season at Montverde Academy in Florida.
His daughter resides in Texas and her time is split with her own mother and with Cade’s parents. Cade describes it as hard to stay far away from his daughter Riley he was in Florida. His daughter is also the main reason while he ended up at Oklahoma State University.
Riley is adored by all the team members and coaches and she is often able to go see her dad play.
Cade’s parents were scared when they first learned that he was going to be a dad and being a teenage father wasn’t something that his family had expected.
Cade was in the crucial phase of his career and his daughter Riley played a big part in his story as she brings a different level of urgency and responsibility. Cade is also constantly working towards the future of his daughter.
Salary And Net Worth
Cade Cunningham grew up playing football as a quarterback and later began focusing on basketball after watching his brother Cannen Cunningham. He often used to play basketball with his dad and brother at a recreation center and he claims that his childhood football practice helped him become a better passer and leader on the basketball court.
He began playing as the point guard while attending Barnett Junior High School and became part of Bowie High School’s team. He later transferred to Montverde Academy with a successful basketball program.
He then committed to playing college basketball with the Oklahoma State team.
Entering the national spotlight, Cade Cunningham has bagged various awards. In 2020, he won awards like Mr. Basketball USA, Naismith Prep Player of the year, and McDonald’s All-American. Likewise, in 2021 he won awards and titles like Consensus first-team All-American, USBWA National Freshman of the Year, NABC Freshman of the Year, Sporting News Fresh of the year, Big 12 Player of the year, Big 12 All-Newcomer Team.
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Cade was drafted by the Detriot Pistons in the 2021 NBA Draft with the first overall pick.
According to Forbes, Cade Cunningham has signed a contract worth of value $39 million as the no 1 pick and he will receive a $17.2 million guaranteed amount.
Bio: Early Life & Family
Cade Cunningham was born on 25 September 2001 in Arlington, Texas to father Keith Cunningham and mother Carrie Cunningham. His father is a former top quarterback prospect. His parents are somebody he can lean on and considers them as his bedrock ad the reason where he is today.
Coming from a very athletic family, Cade Cunningham is the youngest child of his parents. He has a brother named Cannen Cunningham and a sister named Kaylyn Cunningham as per his siblings. His siblings are also athletic people as his brother Cannen was a basketball player and later pursued a coaching career being an assistant coach for Oklahoma State while his sister Kaylyn also played basketball during her high school days at Lamar High School.
His family considers Cade as the glue to his family as he individually has a wonderful and special relationship with all the family members.
Cade holds American nationality while he comprises of mixed ethnicity as his father is black and his mother is white.
Cade Cunningham celebrates his birthday on 25 September and his zodiac/star sign is Libra.
Cade Cunningham attended Barnett Junior High School and then went to James Bowie High School of Arlington, Texas. At the age of 16, Cade moved to Montverde Academy located in Montverde, Florida with a successful basketball program.
He attended Oklahoma State in 2020 where he played basketball as the point guard. Later in April 2021, Cade decided to forgo his remaining 3 years of college and declare for the NBA draft.
How Tall Is Cade Cunningham?
According to the wiki, Cade Cunningham stands tall at the height of 6 feet and 8 inches which is around 2.03m and 203cm.