Anthony Edwards

American professional basketball player

Anthony Edwards
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Anthony Edwards is an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Minnesota Timberwolves. Anthony was a Georgia Bulldogs basketball player in college.

Who is Anthony Edwards? Childhood, Parents, Education, and Nationality

Anthony Edwards was born on August 5, 2001. Besides, Edwards grew raised in Atlanta, Georgia.

Similarly, Anthony’s father gave him the moniker “Ant-Man” when he was three years old.

Further, Edwards spent much of his childhood playing football as a running back, quarterback, and cornerback.


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Also, Anthony played youth football with the Atlanta Vikings and at the age of ten was one of the top Pop Warner running backs in the country.

However, after witnessing Anthony’s siblings play basketball, Edwards changed his concentration to basketball because he “felt it seemed more enjoyable.”

Moreover, At their grandmother’s house, Anthony frequently played basketball against his brothers.

Anthony Edwards | Career

High school Career

Anthony was rated a four-star recruit by in 2016 due to his accomplishments with the Atlanta Xpress 15-under Amateur Athletic Union squad.

Similarly, As a member of the 2019 class, Anthony began playing high school basketball for Therrell High School in Atlanta.

Further, Edwards transferred to Holy Spirit Preparatory School in Atlanta in early January 2017 and reclassified to the 2020 class.

In addition, Anthony made the change to boost his academic performance since Holy Spirit Preparatory has “lower class sizes and assistance to aid with that.”

Likewise, Anthony assisted Holy Spirit Preparatory in defeating The Heritage School for the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Class AAA state title in March 2018.

And, Despite Edwards’ 27 points, his team finished second in GISA Class AAA behind The Heritage School in his final year.

College Career

Anthony made his Georgia debut on November 5, 2019, collecting 24 points, nine rebounds, and four steals in a 91-72 win over Western Carolina.

Besides, Edwards scored 29 points & grabbed 15 rebounds in a 63-48 win over Texas A&M on February 1, 2020.

Similarly, Edwards scored 36 points, grabbed seven boards, four assists, & four steals in a 94-90 overtime loss against South Carolina on February 26.

Further, Edwards led his team in scoring and led all freshmen in scoring. Moreover, Edwards was named SEC Freshman of the Week four times this season, the most in school history.

Finally, Edwards declared for the 2020 NBA Draft on March 20, 2020, as one of the most highly ranked players in his class.

Professional Career

The Minnesota Timberwolves picked Anthony as the first overall choice in the 2020 NBA Draft.

And, Anthony made his NBA debut on December 23, 2020, against the Detroit Pistons, with 15 points, 4 rebounds, and 4 assists in 25 minutes.


Similarly, Anthony Edwards set a career-best with 42 points, seven rebounds, and three assists against the Phoenix Suns on March 18, 2021, becoming the NBA’s third youngest player to do so.

Anthony Edwards | Relationship and Marriage

Anthony has been seeing Jeanine Robel, an older woman. Further, Lobell was born in the year 1994.

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How old is Anthony Edwards? Height, Weight, and Body Measurements

Firstly, Anthony is currently 21 years old. Similarly, Anthony’s height is 1.93 m and again his weight is 102 kg. Further, there is no information regarding Anthony’s body measurements.

Anthony Edwards | Net Worth and Salary

Edwards’ net worth in 2022 is estimated to be $14 million, according to sources.

Anthony Edwards | Social Media Presence

Instagram: 1.2 million followers

Twitter: 183k followers


Quick Facts:

Born August 5, 2001 (age 21)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school
  • Therrell
    (Atlanta, Georgia)
  • Holy Spirit Prep
    (Atlanta, Georgia)
College Georgia (2019–2020)
NBA draft 220 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st Overall


How old is Anthony Edwards?

Anthony is now 21 years old as of 2022.

Anthony Edwards is the Ant-man in NBA.


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