Jayson Christopher Tatum Jr.
Jayson Christopher Tatum Jr. is the son of Toriah Lachell, a hairstylist and Jayson Tatum, a NBA player who is playing as the power forward for the Boston Celtics. Tatum Jr.'s father also won numerous accolades and achievements throughout his basketball career and became an inspiration for the young basketball players. Other than that, he recently won the Skills Challenge at the NBA All-Star Weekend.
Jayson was born on 6th December 2017 in the United States of America and hails from African-American ethnic background/race. To read more about Tatum Jr.'s personal life, read the article till the end.
Parents, Jayson & Lachell's Relationship
Jayson's parents, Jayson Christopher Tatum and Toriah Lachell were involved in a blissful relationship. The duo knows each other from their childhood when they were studying at the Chaminade College Preparatory School. During that time, they wasn't dating, and even after their graduation, they stayed as friends.
The duo eventually met in August 2014 and started dating afterward. But, Jayson's father, Justin Tatum (Tatum Jr.'s grandfather), was concerned about their relationship because Jason was in a sexual relationship with Lachell during that time.
In February 2015, Jason's dad asked Justin to spend more time understanding the responsibilities of parenting a child and avoiding unprotected sexual intercourse. Unfortunately, Lachel became pregnant in early-2017 and welcomed their son, Tatum Jr., by the end of 2017.
Shortly after the birth of Jason, the couple ended their relationship due to some misunderstanding in December 2017. Reportedly, Jayson's grandmother, Brandy Cole settle down the responsibility of Tatum Jr. in the hands of Jayson and Lachell.
Jayson's Father (Tatum)'s Other Affairs
Tatum Jr.'s dad, Jayson dated an American professional volleyball player, Sam Amos, who's is currently for playing for Upper St. Clair volleyball team. The couple started dating in January 2018 after meeting at Duke University, where Tatum came to see the volleyball game of Amos.
After dating for several months, the couple split up because of disputes caused in their relationship in July 2018. Following their separation, Samie wrote a lengthy message for Jayson in December 2018, tagging Tatum via Instagram.
In the Instagram story, Amos said,
"You think you “played” me BUT, who ended up losing? I mean what did I lose? A boy that didn’t appreciate what I did for him? What did you let go? A girl that would go out her way just to please you and someone that rode with you through thick and thin. A girl who loved you regardless of your flaws (trust me there was a lot). You can easily be replaced, but a girl like me? Good luck finding a girl who put up with you like I did. Sorry, you played your damn self."
After the breakup, Jayson starting dating an English singer-songwriter, Ella Mai Howell since January 2019. It looks like the pair are happy together and maintain a strong connection in their relationship.
What is Tatum Jr.'s Dad's Net Worth?
The 2-year-old child Jason's father, Tatum holds a total fortune of $10 Million as of 2019, which is more than Luke Kennard'swealth. He is currently in a four-year contract with the Boston Celtics, from which he receives an average payroll of $7,518,330, including $311,670 (cap hit).
Jayson's first year with the Celtics was a great season and debut play for him. He earned a total of $5,645,400 from his two-year contract with the Celtics. He also received $6,700,800 through his two years from 2018 to 2019.
Tatum Jr's father is also active in brand endorsement deals with popular brand labels. On 21st June 2019, he signed a contract with the footwear brand, Jordan Brand. He is also seen promoting the basketball shoe brand, Nike Adapt BB, on 15th January 2019 via Instagram.
Rides a 2019 Rolls-Royce Ghost EWB Car
Tatum Jr.'s father, Jayson owned a 2019 Rolls-Royce Ghost EWB model, in which he travels new and exotic places during his vacations. He also posted a picture of his son on Instagram while he was sitting on the seat on 23rd May 2019.
As of now, the price of Rolls-Royce Ghost EWB is $315,000 on an average, while the other models ranges from $300,000 to $330,000. Similarly, you can buy it for $450,000, and the company charges $2,750 extra for maintenance and repair.
Adores an American Staffordshire Terrier Dog Breed
Jayson's father, Tatum is also an animal lover and posses a pet dog, Killa. Their dog is of an American Staffordshire Terrier breed. More to that, Jayson also posts several pictures of their dog on social media playing with it.
Currently, the price of an American Staffordshire Terrier dog ranges from $1,200 to $2,000, but you can buy it for $1,700. Likewise, an American Staffordshire Terrier puppies' market value ranges from $800 to $1,000 from the breeder.
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