Who is Ben Simmons?
Ben Simmons is an Australian professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Philadelphia 76ers picked him with the first overall choice in the 2016 NBA Draft. However, he is the most-fined player in NBA history as a result of him refusing to play for the 76ers after the 2020–21 season.
Ben Simmons Age
Simmons is 25 years old. He was born on July 20, 1996, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Ben Simmons Height and Weight
Simmons stands at an average height of 6 feet 11 inches with a moderate weight of 109 Kg.
Ben Simmons Parents | Siblings
Simmons was born in Melbourne to Dave and Julie. His father Dave is an African-American expatriate who later became a naturalized citizen of Australia. His mother Julie is a white Australian. Ben grew up with is 5 siblings, Melissa Tribe, Emily Katherine Tribe, Liam Tribe-Simmons, Sean Tribe, and Olivia Simmons, the first four from his mother’s previous marriage.
Ben Simmons High School
Simmons played basketball for Box Hill Senior Secondary College at the 2011 Australian Schools Championships.
Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner
Simmons was previously dating Kendall Jenner. However, The two split up in 2019. Following her separation from Ben, Kendall said that she was going to try and keep her next serious relationship more private.
Ben Simmons Girlfriend
According to reliable sources, Simmons is now engaged to UK TV presenter Maya Jama, 27, after proposing over the holidays after a whirlwind seven months of courtship. However, the couple parted, only to reunite in 2019 for a brief period of time. They broke up again that year and then dated again for another few months in 2020 breaking up again. Finally, during the 2021 Christmas holiday, Simmons became engaged to Maya Jama and they are still together up to date.
Ben Simmons Net Worth
Simmons has an estimated net worth of $10 million from his career as a basketball player.
Ben Simmons Contract
Simmons is under contract with the 76ers through 2024-25 after signing a five-year, $177.2 million deal in 2019.
Ben Simmons Trade
Simmons requested a trade last offseason although it did not go through. He joined Brooklyn Nets in 2022 from the Philadelphia 76ers. Given that he did not suit up for the Philadelphia 76ers this season and did not play on Thursday, it will be some time before the sour emotions fade. Simmons is now with the Nets in Philadelphia but is out owing to a back injury. He has yet to make his debut in Brooklyn.
Why is Ben Simmons not playing with the Nets?
Simmons is classified as “out” against his old team, according to the Nets’ submission to the NBA’s official injury report on Wednesday, owing to “return to competition reconditioning and back pain.” The Brooklyn Nets’ newest player missed the team’s home game against his former team, the Philadelphia 76ers on March 10. In the 2021-22 season, Simmons has yet to appear in a game due to a back injury. He is expected to return to Philadelphia this week, but will not face his former club.
Will Ben Simmons play this year?
Yes! Although he has actually not played all of the 2021–22 season yet due to his mental health and injuries.
Is Ben Simmons white or black?
Simmons’ father Dave is an African-American expatriate who later became a naturalized citizen of Australia. His mother Julie is a white Australian.