Jacob Gilyard Mother, Father, Girlfriend, Net worth, NBA Draft, Age, Height, Weight, and more

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Biography / Wiki

Jacob Gilyard is a college-level basketball player by profession from the United States who currently plays in the college-level basketball tournament, Atlantic Conference. Gilyard plays as a Point Guard for the Richmond Spiders men’s Basketball team. Spider is a basketball team of the University of Richmond.

J Gilyard went to The Brastow School for his high school education. In 2020, he was named the Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year while being the NCAA season steals leader in 2020 and 2021. Also, in 2022, he was named the Atlantic 10 Tournament MVP.

Full NameJacob Gilyard
Famous/Nick NameGilyard
CountryUnited States
ProfessionCollege Basketball Player

Personal Information

Jacob Gilyard, in full also Jacob Gilyard, was born on July 14, 1998, in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The zodiac sign of Jacob is Cancer as per his date of birth.

Richmond Spiders’ point guard Jacob represents an African-American ethnicity and nationality as an American. He currently resides in his hometown Kansas.

Jacob Gilyard celebrating a win
Jacob Gilyard celebrating a win.
Source: Instagram
Birth NameJacob Gilyard
Birth Date (DOB)  July 14, 1998
Age 26
Birthplace  Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Zodiac/Birth Sign/HoroscopeCancer
Religion  NA
EthnicityAfrican – American
Address Hometown – Kansas City
Current Location – Kansas City

Physical Measurements: Height and Weight

How old is Kansas City in 2024? What is his height and how much does he weigh? Born on 14th July of 1998, he is 26 years old.

His height is 5 feet 9 inches and his weight is 73 kilograms approximately. 

HeightFeet- 5 feet 9 inches
Meters- 1.75 meter
Centimeters – 175 cm
WeightKilogram – 73 kg
Pounds – 160 lb
Hair ColourBlack and Short
Eye Colour Black
Uniqueness NA

Profession Information

What does Jacob Gilyard do for his profession? By profession, he is a college-level basketball player. 

CountryUnited States 
Current TeamUniversity of Richmond men’s Basketball team
Position in Team Point Guard
Jersey NumberNumber 0

Parents/ Siblings/ and Family background

Richmond’s point guard Jacob Gilyard was born to his parents: father Rodney Gilyard and mother Mrs Tanya Gilyard.

Jacob has not much revealed about his parents, especially his mother, but his father is also a former basketball player. He used to play for the basketball team of Ottawa University. He even became the NAIA’s career leader in assists and steals. As a whole, he recorded a score of 1,274 points.

Jacob Gilyard family - Mother, Father, and Sister
Jacob Gilyard with his family (Dad, Mom and Sister).
Source: Instagram

Eventually, for the contribution of Jacob’s dad Rodney, he was also included in the University’s Athletics Hall of Fame. No doubt Rodney has a high influence on his son’s basketball career.

His dad Rodney has always talked about his son, Jacob and mentions how proud he is. Rodney often goes to his son’s games. He said,

“I just really enjoy watching him do what he does. And just knowing that he’s done something that nobody else has done.” He added, “I mean, he’s done it as well as anybody that’s ever played the game, which is just incredible.”

Siblings – Brothers and Sisters of Jacob

Jacob grew up in his hometown, Richmond along with his three siblings, 2 brothers and a sister. His brothers’ names are Chris Gilyard while his sisters’ names are Roman and Marleigh Gilyard.

The basketball player is the third child of his parents. His brother Chris and sister Marleigh are elder than Jacob while Roman is the youngest child in Gilyard’s family.

Jacob Gilyard with his sister Roman
Jacob Gilyard with his sister Roman
Source: Instagram
Parents Father Name – Rodney Gilyard
Father Nationality – American
Mother Name – Tanya Gilyard
Mother Nationality – American
SiblingsBrother Name – Chris
Sister Name- Marleigh and Roman Gilyard

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Girls, Affairs, and more

Who is Jacob Gilyard’s girlfriend? Is he dating anyone in 2024? 

J Gilyard prefers to keep his relationship status away from the public. He does not like to share his dating life with his fans as well as media reach too.

Till now, he has not revealed any information about his parents as well as his partners too. So, it seems, the former Barstow’s point guard, is single and not dating anyone. Also, he is also not married and engaged with anyone.

Marital StatusNot Married
WifeNo wife
Girlfriend Not Revealed

Children: Kids

Richmond’s point guard Jacob is not married yet and has no wife or girlfriends. So, obviously, he has no children in 2024.

Number of KidsNo kids

Net worth, Sponsors, and Cars

The 2022 Atlantic 10 Tournament MVP, Gilyard Jacob has a net worth of about $150,000 as of now. There is no source that can claim his exact wealth and assets.

Gilyard’s major source of income is from his sponsorships and brands deals. Till now, he has not earned a single penny by playing basketball as he is just a college athlete.

Jacob Gilyard with his winner Trophy
Jacob Gilyard with his winner Trophy. Source: Instagram

As per the rule of the NCAA, college athletes do not get paid. They do not earn any money by playing for the colleges but universities do provide scholarships to talented players.

But NCAA has made some major updates in paying college athletes like Jac Gilyard. In July of 2021, the law was made that college basketball players can earn from sponsorships and brands deals. They also can earn from autograph signings, social media payments, and other financial factors.

Net worthApproximately $100,000
SalaryNo Regular Salary
Market ValueNA
Career Earnings $200,000 +
Endorsement Earnings NA
Cars CollectionNA
House LocationKansas
Other PropertiesNA

Awards and Achievements

Kansas based Richmond’s point guard Jacob Gilyard is the NCAA Division I All-Time steals leader. He was named 2 times NCAA season steals leader in 2020 and 2021.

2022Atlantic 10 Tournament MVP
2022Senior CLASS Award


What is Jacob Gilyard’s education qualification? Is he graduated? Where did he attend his high school?

As per our information, the 2022 Atlantic 10 tournament MVP is currently doing his bachelor’s at the University of Richmond. Jacob is a graduate student from the University who has not yet been able to play in the NBA.

High School Career

For his high school, Gilyard went to The Barstow School situated in Kansas City, Missouri, US. There he played under the former NBA player Billy Thomas.

Gilyard won Class 3 State Championships with the team in his sophomore year. And he recorded an average of 33.2 points per game as well as 7 assists. Eventually, he was named the DiRenna Award as well as the Class 3 Player of the Year.

Education QualificationGraduated
SchoolSchool Attended – The Barstow School
School Location – Kansas City, Missouri
School Completed – 2017
WeightCollege Attended – University of Richmond
College Location – Richmond, Virginia, US
College Completed – Yes

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FAQs of Jacob Gilyard

Jacob Gilyard is 26 years old. Born in 1998, he celebrates his birthday on the 14th of July each year.
Gilyard's birth star sign (Zodiac Sign) is Cancer. And his Chinese Zodiac sign is Tiger. A Tiger is the third animal that is Quick Witted, Resourceful, Versatile, and Kind, too.
Richmond's Number 0, Gilyard is 5 feet 9 inches tall or 175 cm. He weighs around 73 kg or 160 pounds.
As of 2024, Jacob's net worth is around $100,000 approximately.

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