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Who is Jayson Tatum’s parents? Know everything about his mother and father

Jayson Christopher Tatum is a professional basketball player from the United States of America, born on March 3, 1998, in Missouri, United States. Tatum is a power forward and small forward for the Boston Celtics in the NBA. He signed with the Boston Celtics and remained on a four-year deal worth more than $30.07 million on a rookie scale deal. He is the 8th highest-paid NBA rookie of all time.

The Boston Celtics picked him as the third overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft and since then he has been with them. He has made a name for himself in the league with his scoring abilities. He has a tall stature measuring 6’ 8”. His professional achievements include three NBA All-Star selections.

On November 4, 2023, Jayson became the youngest player to score 10,000 points in the Boston Celtics history. On March 9, 2024, he became the third person in Boston Celtics history to reach 1,000 3-pointers after Paul Pierce and current teammate Brown.

NameJayson Tatum
Net Worth$90 million
Age26 years (born March 3, 1998)
BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Salary$32 million (for the 2023/24 NBA season)
Teams played for2017–present – Boston Celtics
MotherBrandy Cole
FatherJustin Tatum
GirlfriendElla Mai


Jayson led his team the Boston Celtics to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010 but unfortunately lost in the finals against the Golden State Warriors by 4-2. Tatum was awarded as the NBA Eastern Conference Finals Most Valuable Player in 2022. He also represented his nation in the Olympics in Tokyo in 2020 and won a gold medal with the U.S. Olympic team. Jayson holds the record for most points scored in the NBA All-Star game with 55 points. He also holds an impressive record for the most points scored in a Game 7 of an NBA playoffs series with 51 points.

NBA Debut

Jayson Tatum an American-born and raised basketball player, wowed in his long-awaited NBA debut, as he recorded a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds as the team’s starting power forward. He impressed the Boston Celtics fans as well as his coach with his performance, although they lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers by 102-99. He gave a glimpse of what to expect from him when he is on the court.

Who are Jayson Tatum’s parents?

Jayson Tatum’s father is Justin Tatum, and his mother is Brandy Cole.

Know about Jayson Tatum’s mother Brandy Cole

Brandy Cole is Jayson Tatum’s mother. She is of African American descent and holds American nationality. She holds a college degree in political science and communications, as well as she later earned herself a law degree. She has been always in support of her son’s basketball journey, she is often seen attending Boston Celtics games alongside her son Deuce.

Know about Jayson Tatum’s father Justin Tatum

Jayson Tatum is the son of Justin Tatum. He is of African American descent and holds American nationality. He is an American professional basketball coach and a former player of Illawarra Hawks of ANBL (Australian National Basketball League). He is the current head coach of Illawarra Hawks. His professional career as a player spans from 2003-2006.

Who are Jayson Tatum’s siblings?

Jayson Tatum has two younger siblings named Jaycob Tatum and Kayden Tatum.

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