Ben Simmons bio, wife, parents, children, siblings, net worth

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Ben Simmons, born Benjamin David Simmons, is an Australian NBA player for the Philadelphia 76ers (NBA).

He played basketball for LSU for one season. He was a first-team All-American and USBWA National Rookie of the Year. The 76ers selected Simmons first in the 2016 NBA Draft.

He won NBA Rookie of the Year in 2018 after losing a year with a broken right foot. Simmons was a 2019–2021 NBA All-Star.

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Simmons was one and a half when his father began performing and teaching in Newcastle.

READ ALSO: Ben Simmons parents: Meet Julie and Dave

Simmons played basketball for Lake Macquarie and Newcastle for two more years after joining the Newcastle Hunters’ under-12 agent group at seven.

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He played Junior Rugby Union in Newcastle. Simmons returned to Melbourne at 10 and joined the youth Knox Raiders basketball team. He played hoops and lower-level Australian rules football.

Simmons was voted MVP after Whitefriars College won the Division 1A Basketball Championship in his seventh year.

Simmons struggled to choose between his two favorite games, basketball and Australian rules football, as a kid. He chose sports.

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Simmons received an Australian Institute of Sport award in 2012 at 15 years old and in his ninth year. He played basketball at the 2011 Australian Schools Championships for Box Hill Senior Secondary College.

At the 2012 FIBA Under-17 World Championship, he spoke to the Australian side.

Simmons’s father, Dave, played basketball in Australia. Simmons is Australian and American. Australia’s state sector hired him.

His father played college basketball for Oklahoma City University in the US before becoming a Melbourne Tigers coach in 1989.

Ben Simmons Wife: Is Ben Simmons Married?

No. However, information about Ben Simmons’ marital status is not in the public.

Is Ben Simmons and Maya Jama still together?

 In July, The Sun exclusively revealed the couple had decided to call it quits and just one month later in August 2022, The New York Post claimed the pair, realized they were from “two different worlds” – confirming The Sun’s exclusive.

Ben Simmons net worth

There are a very small number of people that are aware of Ben Simmons’ salary and net worth as of 2022.

His annual compensation is roughly $33 million and as of 2023, his net worth was about $6 million. In addition, he owns the $17.5 million LA house.

Ben Simmons parents

Simmons was born in Melbourne area Fitzroy. His father is Dave and his mother is Julie.

Simmons’ father, Dave, played basketball in Australia. Simmons, an Australian-American, performed for an Australian public group.

Dave, his father, is an American-African exile who naturalized in Australia. He had five siblings—Melissa, Emily, Liam, Sean, and Olivia—from his mother’s prior marriage.

His father played college basketball for Oklahoma City University in the US before becoming a Melbourne Tigers coach in 1989.

Ben Simmons Siblings: Who Is Olivia Simmons?

Ben Simmons has a sibling who was his constant companion while he was growing up. His sister’s name is Olivia Simmons, if you were wondering.





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