Chet Holmgren Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Chet Holmgren :

NameChet Thomas Holmgren
NickNameChet Holmgren
Date of BirthMay 1, 2002
Age (2024)22 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTownMinneapolis, MN
Height7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)
Weight207 lb (94 kg)
ProfessionAmerican professional basketball player
EducationMinnehaha Academy(Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Gonzaga (2021–2022)
Current TeamOklahoma City Thunder (#7 / Power forward, Center)
Net Worth17-20 Million USD

Who is Chet Holmgren ?

Chet Thomas Holmgren, known for his towering presence on the court and dynamic skill set, has made a significant mark in the world of basketball at a remarkably young age. Born on May 1, 2002, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Holmgren stands at an impressive 7 feet 1 inch (2.16 meters). He has quickly risen to prominence as a professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the National Basketball Association (NBA), following his selection as the second overall pick in the 2022 NBA draft.

Chet Holmgren
Chet Holmgren

Holmgren’s journey to basketball stardom began in his hometown, where he honed his skills under the guidance of his father, Dave Holmgren, a former college basketball player. His early years were spent at Minnehaha Academy, a Christian private school, where he showcased his potential alongside notable talents like Jalen Suggs, his teammate through high school.

Throughout his high school career, Holmgren’s dominance on the court became increasingly evident. With remarkable performances and multiple state championships under his belt, he garnered attention as one of the top prospects in the nation. His exceptional talent and versatility earned him numerous accolades, including prestigious titles like Mr. Basketball USA and Gatorade National Player of the Year.

Facts about Chet Holmgren :

  • Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 1, 2002.
  • Father, Dave Holmgren, played college basketball at the University of Minnesota.
  • Began attending Minnehaha Academy in 6th grade, already 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m).
  • Teammates with Jalen Suggs throughout high school.
  • Won four state championships at Minnehaha Academy.
  • Earned numerous accolades as a senior including Mr. Basketball USA and Gatorade National Player of the Year.
  • Ranked number one in the 2021 recruiting class by ESPN.
  • Committed to play college basketball for Gonzaga University.
Chet Holmgren
Chet Holmgren
  • In his college debut, recorded a stat line of 14 points, 13 rebounds, 7 blocks, and 6 assists.
  • Earned West Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year honors as a freshman.
  • Averaged 14.1 points, 9.9 rebounds, and 3.7 blocks per game in his freshman season.
  • Declared for the 2022 NBA Draft after his freshman year.
  • Drafted 2nd overall by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2022 NBA Draft (highest ever from Gonzaga).
  • Broke the Summer League record for most blocks in a single game (6).
  • Missed the entire 2022-23 season due to a Lisfranc injury.
  • Debuted in the NBA on October 25, 2023, scoring 11 points and grabbing 4 rebounds.
  • Broke the Oklahoma City Thunder franchise record for most blocks in a game by a rookie (7).
  • Scored a career-high 36 points in a win over the Golden State Warriors on November 18, 2023.
  • Became the Western Conference Rookie of the Month for October/November 2023.
  • Led the Oklahoma City Thunder to a playoff win over the New Orleans Pelicans with 26 points and 7 rebounds.
  • Won a gold medal with the United States at the 2021 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup.
  • Earned FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup Most Valuable Player honors.

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