Jeremy Lin is known as an American professional basketball player who is a current member of the Toronto Raptors. He is most famous for his run with New York Knicks in 2012, when he created an underdog buzz that was deemed "Linsanity".
Jeremy Lin was born on August 23, 1988 in Torrance, California to Taiwanese migrants. The family settled in Palo Alto, Calif., where Lin's folks empowered his enthusiasm for the sport of basketball.
With no college basketball scholarships offered, Lin enlisted at Harvard, where he got a degree in finance. He played basketball there, scoring 1,483 points in 115 games with a shooting average of 48.1% from the field. He was named to the All-Ivy League squad in his junior and senior years and was a national finalist for both the John R. Wooden Award and Bob Cousy Award.
After joining the New York Knicks, he started gradually playing well before his breakout game on February 4, when he scored 25 against the New Jersey Nets. Requests promptly took off for Lin memorabilia, including trading cards, reproductions of his NBA shirts, and scores of different things. A few media members communicated worry that Lin's ethnicity was getting a lot of consideration and could trigger allegations of prejudice.
His armies of fans in Taiwan and China countered that he was upsetting old generalizations that Asians could exceed expectations at scholastics yet not in the unpleasant and rough universe of pro sports. Then, Lin recorded an application with the U.S. government to trademark the term Linsanity, a move that would give him more noteworthy power over his very own brand and prevent others from capitalizing on his abrupt acclaim.
As the season advanced, Lin developed well into his featuring role on and off the court. In late March, he complained of torment and swelling in his left knee. A MRI discovered that he had endured a little tear in the meniscus, making it agonizing for him to hop or change speed rapidly. He would never reach the heights of Linsanity again and ended up on the bench of his future teams.
Jeremy is a fervent Christian and has more than once devoted his career and his life to God. Along these lines, he has not had any high profile relationships. The only long relationship he is known to have is his high school girlfriend. He is trying to stay true to his faith and save himself for marriage.
According to celebritynetworth.com Jeremy Lin estimated net worth is $36 million.
|Birth Date:||23 Aug, 1988|
|Citizenship:||United States of America
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles|
|Description:||American basketball player|
|Net Worth 2020:||36 million|