Elijah Hughes 2023 – Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Endorsements


Elijah Hughes is a professional basketball player for the Wisconsin Herd of the NBA G League., who plays a Small forward. He is 24 years old and stands at 6 ft 5 in. He is a rookie player in the league and has a long way to raise through the ranks to become a recognizable player in the league. he played college basketball for East Carolina Pirates men’s basketball team and Syracuse Orange men’s basketball Team. Here is everything you know about his contract details, net worth, personal life, and career.

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Elijah Hughes Facts

Birth PlacePoughkeepsie, New York, U.S.
Father’s NameWayne Hughes
Mother’s NamePenny Hughes
Star SignPisces
CollegeSyracuse University
Net Worth$1.9 Million
Salary$1.8 Million
Date of BirthMarch 10, 1998
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight215 lb (98 kg)
NFL Draft Year2020
NFL Draft PickRound 2
Playing Career2020– Present
PositionShooting guard
TeamsUtah Jazz (2020-2022)
Salt Lake City Stars (2021)
Portland Trail Blazers (2022)
Wisconsin Herd (2022-present)
Wife/GirlfriendLauren Schetter

Elijah Hughes Career

Originally from Poughkeepsie, New York, He attended Beacon High School in Beacon, New York where his Basketball career ignited. He was productive and efficient on the court making him one of the top-performing players in his class. Not much is known about his time in High school so it can be said that he was a star player with stellar statistics and received offers from top-tier schools in the country. After wrapping up his high school career as a three-star recruit and the No. 5 player in his state he committed to playing college basketball for East Carolina University.

Entering through the doors as a freshman at East Carolina University. as a part of the East Carolina Pirates men’s basketball team, he wanted to dominate the court, so he spent as much time as he could on the court and was hell-bent on improving his play. His statistics during his freshman, he averaged 7.8 and 2.3 rebounds in 27 games, missing seven games due to injury but he did level up his standards in his sophomore season and junior season when he got transferred to Syracuse and became a part of the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball program During his junior season he averaged 19 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 3.4 assists per game After his senior season, he dove into the 202 NBA draft.

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Elijah’s dream came into existence when he was drafted by the New Orleans Pelicans in the second round 39th pick overall in the 2020 NFL draft. Later Utah Jazz announced that they had signed with Hughes and became a part pf the affiliate Salt Lake City Stars of the NBA G League. wrapping up his NBA career to date he s has played 2 seasons for the Jazz and Trail Blazers. He has averaged 2.9 points in 54 regular-season games.

Contract & Salary Details

Current Contract:1 yr(s) / $1,836,090
Average Salary$1,836,090
SIGNED USINGExhibit 10/Minimum
Free Agent:2023 / RFA

Elijah signed a 1-year deal with the Pelicans valued at 1.8 million dollars for a year which includes an average annual salary of 1.8 million and was signed using Exhibit 10/Minimum but it can be said that he has landed a better deal than most of the players and if he performs well enough on the field, he will soon land a more lucrative deal.

Net worth and Endorsements

Elijah’s net worth is estimated at around $1.9 Million. As a player who has a budding point in his NBA career, he has a long way so if he continues to perform well enough on the court and rises through the ranks becoming one of the top players in the league and then the 24-year-old’s net worth will skyrocket earning him ransom amount of riches. His current numbers will increase at the end of his current deal.

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Hughe’s started his professional career in 2020 and it is not that easy to land endorsement deals even for experienced players unless they have become recognizable and caught the media’s eye and attention. But as of 2023 reports, he has not yet landed.

Elijah Hughes Girlfriend

Elijah is romantically linked with Lauren Schetter who is a women’s basketball player. Lauren is seen cheering her boyfriend during games. The couple seems happy together and we hope they continue to do so.

Elijah Hughes FAQs

What is the net worth of Elijah Hughes?
His net worth is $1.9 Million.
When was Elijah Hughes drafted?
He was picked in the 2nd round, the 39th overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft.
How old is Elijah Hughes?
Born on March 10, 1998, He is 24 years old.
How tall is Elijah Hughes?
He is 6 ft 5 in tall. 
At which position does Elijah Hughes?
He is a Shooting guard for the Wisconsin Herd.
Is Elijah Hughes married?
No, but he is in a relationship with Lauren Schetter.