James Bouknight Career, Family, Status, Height, and Net Worth

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This article will answer every question you have about James Bouknight. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Bouknight do for a living?
  2. Who are Bouknight’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Bouknight’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Bouknight married or does he have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
  5. Does Bouknight have any children?
  6. Where is Bouknight now?
  7. How tall is Bouknight?
  8. How much money does Bouknight earn?
  9. What is Bouknight’s net worth?

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Who is James Bouknight?

James David Bouknight is well-known as an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association ( NFL). He played college basketball for the UConn Huskies.


He was a consensus 4-star recruit and was considered the 53rd-best player in the 2019 class by 247Sports. In his senior season he committed to play college basketball for UConn he chose the Huskies over offers from Indiana, on September 18, 2018, and others.

College career

On November 7, 2019, he was suspended for 3 games by UConn for allegedly fleeing a car crash on September 27. He had been charged with evading responsibility, interfering with a police officer, traveling too fast for conditions, and operating a motor vehicle without a license.

Bouknight scored a freshman season-high 23 points in a 72-17 overtime victory over Cincinnati on February 9, 2020. He scored 19 points in the 2nd half and overtime and made the 2 game-sealing free throws. 1 day later he was called American Athletic Conference Player of the Week. Bouknight had his 1st double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds in an 84-68 win over East Carolina on February 29. As a freshman, he averaged 13 points,4.1 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game and was a 3rd Team All-AAC and All-Freshman Team selection. He was called to the preseason John R. Wooden Award watch list at the beginning of his sophomore season.

Bouknight scored a career-high 40 points in a 76-74 overtime loss to 9th-ranked Creighton on December 20, 2020. He suffered an elbow injury against Marquette and missed 8 games following undergoing surgery on January 5, 2021. As a sophomore, he averaged 18.7 points and 5.7 rebounds per game, receiving 1st Team All-Big East honors. Bouknight declared for the 2021 NBA draft, forgoing his remaining college eligibility on March 31.

A photo of James Bouknight
A photo of James Bouknight

How old is James Bouknight

Bouknight is currently 22 years old, having been born on September 18, 2000, in Brooklyn, New York. He shared his birthday with famous people including Trajan, Samuel Johnson, John Diefenbaker, Greta Garbo, Scotty Bowman, Ken Brett, Darryl Sittler, Peter Šťastný, and more.

James Bouknight Family

Who are James Bouknight’s Parents

He was born and raised on September 2000 in New York to his parents John Bouknight and Patty Leo.

Does James Bouknight have siblings?

He was born the youngest of 3 children to his parents. Bouknight grew up with his older brother and his sister in Crown Height, Brooklyn, in New York City.

James Bouknight Education

He joined his high school career with La Selle Academy in Manhattan, New York. Then Bouknight went to UConn college from 2019 to 2021.

James Bouknight Spouse

Bouknight is currently single he is not dating anyone.

James Bouknight Kids

He does not have a child yet. Not much-known information about kids with the media.

James Bouknight Height

Adding up to his well-built body, he stands at a height of 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) and a weight of 190 lbs (86 kg).

Professional career

Charlotte Hornets 2021 to present

He was selected with the 11th pick in the 2021 NBA draft by the Charlotte Hornets. Bouknight officially signed with the Hornets on August 3, 2021. He made his NBA debut 123-112 victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers, getting only 1 rebound on a minute of playing time on October 22, 2021.

Bouknight scored his 1st NBA point in a 133-115 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, scoring 2 free throws in 4 minutes on November 26, 2021. He scored a career-high 24 points in a 124-123 victory over the Sacramento Kings on December 10, 2021. Prior to the 2022-23 NBA season, he changed his jersey number from No. 5 to No. 2.

James Bouknight’s Net Worth

An American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Bouknight is estimated to have a net worth of around $5 million as of 2022.