Jalen Marquis Brunson is an American professional basketball player who is currently with the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Brunson played college basketball at Villanova University. As a junior, he was named the National Player of the Year and won two national titles. During his junior year of high school at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois, Brunson was one of the best point guards in the country.
Brunson was taken by the Dallas Mavericks in the second round of the 2018 NBA Draught. He played for the Mavericks for his first four seasons in the league before being traded to the Knicks in 2022. Brunson has been a key part of the Knicks’ success in his first season with the team. As of May 12, 2023, he averages 24.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 6.2 assists per game.
Jalen Marquis Brunson
2015 – Villanova Wildcats men’s basketball
2018 – Dallas Mavericks
Best Known for
McDonald’s All-American (2015)
Point guard, Shooting guard
New York Knicks (2022–Present)
Date of Birth
August 31, 1996
As of 2023, Jalen Brunson is 26 years old.
New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America
United States of America
School / College / University
Race / Ethnicity
No tattoos on his body
Physical Stats & More
- In feet: 6′ 2″
- In Centimeters: 188 cm
- In meters: 1.88 m
- In kilograms: 86 kg
- In Pounds: 190 lbs
- Chest Size: 42″
- Biceps Size: 14″
- Waist Size: 36″
Jalen Brunson was born on August 31, 1996, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, to Sandra and Rick Brunson. Both of Jalen’s parents have a history in athletics, with Rick Brunson having a successful nine-year NBA career and transitioning to coaching after retirement, and Sandra Brunson having played volleyball at Temple University where she met Rick. Jalen has a younger sister named Erica, who is studying at Villanova University.
Due to Rick’s basketball career, the Brunson family moved around a lot before eventually settling in Lincolnshire, Illinois. As a coach and father, Rick has shaped Jalen’s basketball career. Jalen credits his mother for being his biggest supporter and motivator.
He is not married yet.
Erica Brunson (Sister)
Relationship & More
Engaged with Ali Marks
Girlfriend and Dating History
Ali Marks (2012–Present)
Jalen Brunson and Ali Marks are in a long-term relationship and have been together since high school. Brunson proposed to Marks in the gym of their old high school, Stevenson High in Illinois, before the start of the 2021-2022 NBA season, and the couple got engaged. In September 2022, Brunson announced his engagement to Marks on social media. The couple celebrated Brunson’s new contract with the New York Knicks with a trip to Jamaica in July 2022. Marks is a physical therapist who currently works at the W.B. Carrell Memorial Clinic in Dallas.
His favorite player while growing up: Steve Nash
Net worth 2023
As of 2023, Jalen Brunson’s estimated net worth is $ 20 million. Brunson’s primary source of income comes from his NBA contract, which he signed with the Knicks in 2022. Brunson signed a four-year contract worth $104 million, with an average annual salary of $26 million. Additionally, Brunson has several endorsement deals with popular brands such as Nike, Dollar Shaving Club, and Hecho Tequila Soda.
Net Worth Growth
|Net worth in 2022||$12 million|
|Net worth in 2021||$3.5 million|
|Net worth in 2020||$2.5 million|
|Net worth in 2019||$1.2 million|
|Net worth in 2018||$0.4 million|
|2022-23||New York Knicks||$27,733,332|
Total Career Earnings
- Mercedes Benz AMG
Jalen Brunson Facts
- Rick and Sandra Brunson welcomed Brunson into the world on August 31, 1996, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. His father’s basketball career kept him moving, so he attended Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois.
- Brunson was a two-time NCAA champion and 2018 Naismith College Player of the Year at Villanova University.
- The Dallas Mavericks selected Jalen Brunson with the 33rd overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draught.
- In both 2018 and 2019, Brunson received the Big East Player of the Year award.
- With the Villanova Wildcats, Jalen Brunson won two NCAA championships in 2016 and 2018, and he was named the Final Four’s Most Outstanding Player in 2018.
- Rick Brunson, Brunson’s father, played in the NBA from 1997 to 2006 and coached several NBA teams afterward.
- Brunson was a standout quarterback on his high school football team and also participated in baseball and football while in high school.
What is the net worth of Jalen Brunson?
As of May 2023, Jalen Brunson's net worth is $20 million.
In Witch Team Jalen Brunson currently plays in?
Jalen Brunson currently plays for New York Knicks. As per his signed contract, He will play for Knicks till 2026.
How Tall is Jalen Brunson?
Jalen Brunson is 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) tall.
How Much Does Jalen Brunson Weights?
He weighs around 86 kg (190 lb).
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