Terrence Ross Celebrity Life
Terrence Ross, son of Terry Ross, is an African-American Basketball player, who plays for the team of Orlando Magic of NBA (National Basketball Association). Debuting in his basketball career back in 2012, Terrence won his first crown of the championship as a rookie in 2013’s Slam Dunk Contest.
Moreover, the year, 2014, also shows him becoming the first NBA player who scored more than 50 points in a game.
Terrence Ross was born in Long Beach, California, on 5th February 1991, to Marcine Parker and Terry Ross. His sister, Taelor, also holds promising talent for Basketball and had already played for Seattle University’s College Basketball. He spent his freshman as well as sophomore years in Jefferson High School, Portland, and his junior in Montrose Christian School, Rockville, Maryland.
Ross married his girlfriend Matijana, and both of them have two kids, Tristan and Zoey. After having his first child, Tristan, with Matijana, Ross reportedly had a brief affair with Amber Rose in 2016; however, since 2018, he is back with his wife, Matijana, once again, and both of them have had their second child, Zoey.
High School and College Career
Back in his Jefferson times, Ross won the title of Player of the Year in Oregon 5A; and Montrose found him to be the “first-time All-Metro”. And then in 2010, Ross signed to play for College Basketball on behalf of the University of Washington.
In Washington, an honorable mention was given to Terrence of Pac-10 All-Freshman Team after him averaging 8-points; and was also mentioned to Pac-10 All-Tournament Team on his average of 15.3-points alongside 2.7 rebounds each game in 2011’s Pac-10 Tournament.
Ross aided Washington in entering the 2012 National Invitation Tournament semi-finals after averaging 25-points per game.
Let’s take a swift glance at some of Terrence's facts now. The real name of Terrence Ross is Terrence James Elijah Ross, and he belongs to the ethnicity of African-Americans. Ross portrayed a promising talent for Basketball since his freshman, and nothing has stopped him ever since in getting the fame and name he deserves. Each winning has added another feather to his cap, and he is still ready to get more.
Ross is committed to his long-time girlfriend and now-spouse, Matijana, who is a well-known model, herself. With her, he has got two wonderful kids, as already aforementioned.
Net Worth and Earnings
Terrence Ross, reportedly, receives a salary of $10 million every year for his role as a forward in Orlando Magic. He has earned career earnings of more than $32 million from NBA, and is, at present, the fifth-best player of Orlando Magic, after Aaron Gordon, Evan Fournier, Timofey Mozgov, and Nikola Vucevic.
Ross made his professional debut with a rookie-scale contract, as already aforementioned, back in 2012, and was selected in the NBA draft by Toronto Raptors. Fast forward to 2013, he earned the championship title in the Grand Slam Dunk Contest by defeating Jeremy Evans; and was also the proud receiver of 58% votes of fans in the final round.
In the second season, we find Ross scoring a record 51 points against the Los Angeles Clippers. He thus became the first NBA player to have a 50-point game while averaging below 10 points each game.
Ross was traded for Serge Ibaka to the Orlando Magic in 2017, where he began his game by recording 13 points against the Portland Trail Blazers. In that same year, in November, Ross scored his season-high of 22 points in a match against Minnesota Timberwolves.
However, he got ruled off for a while after suffering a sprained right Medial Collateral Ligament along with a non-displaced fracture of right tibial plateau the night before their match against Oklahoma City Thunder. Ross returned once again in April 2018, in a game against Toronto Raptors where he averaged at 3-points.
Terrence Ross has also become the first NBA player to achieve a score of 200 three-point baskets where he did not start one game during the season of 2018-19.
NBA Official Profile Overview
Terrence Ross holds a height of 6 ft 6 inches and weighs 206 lbs or 93 kg. Aged 28, Terrence holds an experience of 7 years and is currently playing for Orlando Magic. Before Magic, he was in Toronto Raptors. He belongs to Round 1 Pick 8 of NBA draft and holds an average of 13.4 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.0 assists, and a 9.6 Player Impact Estimate.
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