Taj Gibson - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 22, 2022

Taj Gibson
Nick Name: Hard Hat, Lunch Pall
Profession: Basketball player
Salary: $14 million
Net Worth: $32 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 24, 1985 (age 37)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Taj Jami Gibson
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City, USA
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Wilbert Gibson
Mother's Name: Sharon Gibson
Siblings: 2

Jasu Robinson-Okai (sister)
Greg Gibson (brother)

High School: Brooklyn's High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology
University: University of Southern California
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Kish Vale
Children: 2

Taj Gibson (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 2.06 meter (6 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 105 kg (231.49 lb)
Hair Color: Bald
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

Table of contents [Hide]

Who is Taj Gibson?

Taj Gibson is a basketball player by profession and American by nationality. He currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Taj Gibson – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Taj Gibson’s birth took place on June 24, 1985, in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. He was born Taj Jami Gibson to his mother Sharon Gibson and his father Wilbert Gibson. He is not the only child of her parents and has two siblings – sister Jasu Robinson-Okai and brother Greg “Y.G.” Gibson.

Taj Gibson with his father - June 2019 (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Gibson attended Brooklyn's High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology. After graduation, he enrolled at the University of Southern California.

His ethnicity is African-American.

Taj Gibson – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Taj Gibson was dating Tenille Melissa but as of 2019 he and his girlfriend have been rumored to have broken up. He has a child, a daughter with Melissa. Currently, he is single, although a secret romance cannot be ruled out.

He welcomed his second child on November 19, 2021-  a son named Taj Gibson Jr. The mother of his second child is Kish Vale.

He was also associated with Destiny Child singer Michelle Williams. As he has never married, he is sans wife and divorce is out of context.

Also read: Brandon Clarke - Basketball player for Memphis Grizzlies 

Taj Gibson with son Taj Gibson Jr. (Image: Instagram - posted Aug 2022)

Taj Gibson – Career

Gibson began his career in basketball while in high school and also played at university. He was selected in the 2009 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls in the 26th overall round and signed with the team in July 2009. 

Taj Gibson played for the team until 2017. On February 23, 2017, he was traded to Oklahoma City Thunder. The same year on July 10 was signed to Minnesota Timberwolves.

Also read: Kyle Kuzma - Basketball player for Los Angeles Lakers 


His college stats includes 35 GP, 33.7 MPG, .601 FG%, 0.000 3P%, 0.659 FT%, 9.0 RPG, 1.0 SPG, 2.9 BPG, 14.3 PPG.

Stats from Taj Gibson’s NBA career from 2009 to 2019 includes 737 GP, 384 GS, 25.9 MPG, .512 FG%, .212 3P%, .709 FT%, 6.4 RPG, 1.0 APG, .6 SPG, 1.1 BPG, 9.8 PPG.

Also read: Bobby Portis - Basketball player for Washington Wizards 

Taj Gibson (Stadium Astro)

Taj Gibson – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be around $ 32 million while his annual salary is known to be over $ 14 million dollars.

Taj Gibson – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Taj Gibson is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with hundreds of thousands of followers.

Also read: R. J. Hampton - Basketball player for New Zealand Breakers

Fact Check

We endeavour for accuracy. If you believe our content has any misinformation, violates your copyright, or you want to propose an update, please feel free to contact us.

Tags : NBA National Basketball Association Minnesota Timberwolves Chicago Bulls Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball player Taj Gibson


  1. wikipedia

Related Biography