Ish Smith Wife, Girlfriend, Family, College

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Ish Smith Wife, Girlfriend, Family, College

Point guard Ish Smith plays for the Washington Wizards for the 2019-20 NBA season. He has been playing in the US basketball's top league for almost a decade after being drafted to the Houston Rockets in the 2010 NBA Draft.

Ish, since his draft, has gone on to play for a lot of teams in the division, some of which are Memphis Grizzlies, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, etc.

Does Ish Have Wife?

Ish seems to be one of those guys who keep their private relationships out of the media spotlight. There has been zero confirmation or denial from the player’s side regarding his girlfriend or a possible wife.

In addition to the lack of information from Ish’s side, there also has been no rumors regarding his relationships. The athlete has never been spotted with anyone in public and is not linked with anyone who could be considered his significant other.

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The absence of information about Ish could mean one of two things - either Ish is not involved with anyone of significance right now, or that he is voluntarily keeping his personal life out of the media due to security and privacy reasons.

Whatever the case may be, it will certainly be interesting to see what the future discloses about Ish and his love, or potentially married life.

Ish Smith: Parents And Family

Ish was born into a family of loving people. The NBA star’s mother’s name is Gwen Smith, and his father is Larry Smith. They raised their kids in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Ish Smith with his family members during Mother's Day in 2018 (Photo: Ish Smith's Instagram)

Talking about their kids, they have four children; two sons and two daughters. Eldest daughter Lativia Smith, daughter Serlethea Smith, Ish Smith, and his brother Gerald Smith.

Education, Career, And Salary

Ish Smith attended Central Cabarrus High School and proceeded to attend Wake Forest University. He played, both for his high school basketball team and for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons men’s basketball team during his collegiate years.

Upon completion of his university education, Ish was drafted by the Houston Rockets in the 2010 NBA Draft. But, he was assigned to play for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League. And within a month, he was twice assigned to Rio and called back to the Rockets.

And the 2010-11 season was chaotic for Ish, jumping from team to team before finally ending up at the Phoenix Suns for the 2012-13 season. 

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After Phoenix, he went to Philadelphia 76ers twice and New Orleans Pelicans once before settling down at Detroit Pistons for his longest time in a single club.

Having played from 2016 to 2019 for the Pistons, he was traded to the Washington Wizards for the 2019-20 season.

Talking about his salary, Ish earns $6 million a year at the Washington Wizards after having signed a 2-year, $12 million worth contract with them on 9th July 2019. As for his total career earnings, Ish has earned $35,863,089 during his nine years in the NBA.

Interesting Facts: Age, Height

  • Ish was born on 5th July 1988 in Charlotte, New Carolina.

  • Ish’s full name is Ishmael Smith.

  • The NBA player is a devout Christian and also has a degree in religion.

  • Standing at the height of 6 feet (1.8 meters), the point guard weighs around 79.3 kgs.

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