Nick Young Jr

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Thu Feb 06 2020
By   Bhobi

Basketball star Nick Young is always stealing the headlines for his on and off relationship with Keonna Green. Although they aren't married yet, the couple shares three biological kids. And one of them is Nick Young, Jr.

Nick Jr. is the oldest of his two other siblings. He has a sister Navi Young aged three and a brother Nyce Amaru who is just six months old. Zhuri James is the only daughter of another professional basketball player, LeBron James.

His Father is an NBA Champion

Little Nick's father, also nicknamed as Swaggy P last played for Denver Nuggets. He has won several NBA championships and the 2018 Golden State Warriors. Thirty-four years old Swaggy was born on June 1, 1985, in Los Angeles, California.

Nick Jr is the eldest of his siblings
 Image: Nick Young and son Nick Young Jr. at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2015 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on July 16, 2015, in Westwood, California.
Source: Allen Berezovsky/WireImage

Nick's dad played his first-ever NBA games with Washington Wizards. After that, he went on to join Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors. Nick is the cousin of Golden State Warrior Kevon Looney and rapper Kendrick Lamar.

Nick's parents were engaged in Last December

In December 2019, Nick's dad got down on the knees and proposed Keonna. He said;

I love you, I want to spend the rest of my life with you.

He also confessed that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with Keonna. After that, he slipped on the beautiful ring on Keonna's finger. At the time Nick Sr was presenting the ring to Keonna, Nick Jr. was capturing the moment in a video all the while. Nick Jr, his father, Keonna, and two other kids wore matching pajamas for their Christmas party.

Nick Jr's family wore matching pajamas for the Christmas
Image: Nick Young proposed Keonna on the Christmas of 2019.
Source: Keonna Green/Instagram

The couple is known for their complicated relationship for a long time. But it was Nick Sr who had been having affairs behind Keonna's back. The couple hasn't announced their wedding yet.

Nick Jr's parents aren't married yet
 Image: Nick Young Jr with his parents and sister Navi at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports 2018 at Barker Hangar on July 19, 2018, in Santa Monica, California.
Source: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Nick Jr's parents met each other for the first time in 2002 while they were still in high school. At that time, Keonna was a cheerleader, whereas Nick played basketball. Keonna was the one who had a crush on Nick. 

Nick Sr was Once Engaged with Iggy Azalea

When he was still in a relationship with Keonna, Nick's dad began a romantic affair with Australian born rapper, singer, and songwriter Iggy Azalea. Iggy is best known for hit songs Fancy, Black Widow, and Team.

Nick and Iggy were never married
Image: Nick Jr's dad and his ex-girlfriend Iggy at 2014 Billboard Music Awards.
Source: David Livingston/Getty Images

They began seeing each other since November 2013. A year later, GQ magazine featured Nick and Iggy together in the cover. They even lived together in Tarzana, California. On June 1, 2015, Iggy and Nick had exchanged engagement rings. But just a year later, on June 19, 2016, Iggy announced their separation. They were no longer together after a video of the couple leaked on the internet. 

Nick Jr.'s Lavish Childhood

As a baby boy of an NBA champion, Nick Jr's childhood is quite intimidating. Nick Jr and his siblings are lucky to wear the fanciest outfits that money could buy, accompanied by lavish birthday parties. Just for information, Thiago Messi Roccuzzo is the celebrity son of Argentinian professioanl footballer, Lionel Messi.

Nick and his siblings live a lavish life
Image: Nick Jr(left) with mom Keonna and two sisters.
Source: Keonna Green/Instagram

Nick's father has an estimated net worth of not less than $40 million. In 2014, he was signed a contract worth $21.5 million by Los Angeles Lakers. Besides, Nick's father's astounding income, his mother also owns a TNK Hair Studio based in Los Angeles.

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