May 8, 2022

Born Name

Nicholas Aaron Young

Nick Name

Nick, Swaggy P

Nick Young during a concert at the Shrine Auditorium on November 18, 2015 in Los Angeles, CaliforniaNick Young during a concert at the Shrine Auditorium on November 18, 2015 in Los Angeles, California
Nick Young during a concert at the Shrine Auditorium on November 18, 2015 in Los Angeles, California

Sun Sign


Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States





Young attended Cleveland High School in California where he played until 2004. In his senior year, Nick achieved great numbers and averaged 27.2 points and 10.8 rebounds per game which later resulted in him being ranked the seventh-best player in the US by HoopScoop.

After he finished high school, Nick enrolled himself into the University of Southern California where he stayed until 2007. During his time in college, he was selected to the All-Pac-10 First Team for the 2005-2006 and 2006-2007 seasons.

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Prior to his senior season at Southern California, Young decided to quit his studies so he could enter the 2007 NBA Draft.


Professional Basketball Player, Actor


  • Father – Charles Young, Sr. (Politician)
  • Mother – Mae Young
  • Siblings – John Young (Brother), Charles Young Jr. (Brother)


Young is signed with Clear Talent Group.

His agent is Mark Bartelstein.


Shooting Guard / Small Forward

Shirt Number




6 ft 7 in or 201 cm


95 kg or 209½ lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Nick Young dated –

  1. Carol Rodriguez (2006-2012) – In September 2006, Nick commenced dating the Puerto Rican track and field athlete Carol Rodriguez. The couple got engaged in August 2012, but only 3 months later, they broke off the engagement and split.
  2. Iggy Azalea (2013-2016) – In October 2013, Nick began dating the Australian rapper Iggy Azalea. At first, their relationship was characterized as a rumor but in April 2014 during an interview with Hot 97, Azalea confirmed that she and Nick had been together for 8 months. On June 1, 2015, the couple crowned their relationship with an engagement. This relationship also saw an end in June 2016.
  3. Paloma Ford (2016-2017) – From August 2016 to January 2017, R&B vocalist and occasional rapper Paloma Ford and Nick were an item.
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Nick Young and Iggy Azalea in 2016Nick Young and Iggy Azalea in 2016
Nick Young and Iggy Azalea in 2016

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Tattoos
  • Haircut
  • Problematic personality


Nick Young’s body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 45 in or 114 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 15½ in or 39 cm
  • Waist – 36 in or 91½ cm
Nick Young shirtlessNick Young shirtless
Nick Young shirtless

Shoe Size


Brand Endorsements

Swaggy P has signed a deal with the popular sportswear company Adidas in the past.

He has also appeared in a TV advert for Finish Line, Nike iD, Target.


Nick is a Christian.

Best Known For

Being a versatile player who can do huge things on the basketball court. Many times, his personality has been discussed to be a driving force for his clutch moments, and magnificent highlights.

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First Basketball Match

Nick played his first NBA game on October 31, 2007, as a player of Washington Wizards against Indiana Pacers. The Wizards lost the game in overtime with the final score being 110-119.

Swaggy P had his first career start on December 15, 2007, in a 92-79 win against Sacramento Kings.

On November 18, 2014, Young debuted for the Los Angeles Lakers in a 114-109 success over Atlanta Hawks in which he contributed with 17 points and 5 rebounds.


  • Shooting
  • Ball Handling
  • Leadership
  • Defense
  • Strong and powerful


  • Passing
  • Size
  • Quickness

First Film

Nick has not appeared in a movie yet.

First TV Show

Other than basketball matches itself, Young has been seen in a TV mini-series Thru the Lens (2013). He performed as Nick Young in the episode that aired on June 7, 2013 called Nick Young’s Birthday at Toxic.

Personal Trainer

The popular Swaggy P is definitely working on his game. Although he is not considered as the hardest worker, he is putting the time in his skill development.

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We’ve found one video of his offseason workout with another NBA superstar, Indiana’s forward Paul George. Check it below.


Nick Young Favorite Things

  • Brand – Saint Laurent
  • All-time Sneaker – Nike Air Jordan OG Black and Red, Vans sneakers
  • Basic Tee – The Fear of God LA tee
  • Jeans – Saint Laurent and Balmain
  • Basketball Shoes – Kobe 8s

Source –

Nick Young drains a three point basket over Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 28, 2015Nick Young drains a three point basket over Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 28, 2015
Nick Young drains a three point basket over Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 28, 2015

Nick Young Facts

  1. He once scored 56 points in a high school game.
  2. In 2003, he received the CIF L.A. City Section first team honors. During the same year, Young was ranked as one of the Top Seniors by Athlon Sports Communications.
  3. For the 2007 NBA Draft, Young was selected as 16th overall pick by Washington Wizards.
  4. On January 9, 2010, Nick was charged with 10,000 dollars for doing bad stuff together with his teammate Gilbert Arenas in the locker room prior a game against Philadelphia 76ers.
  5. As a Wizard, Young scored his career-high of 43 points in a match against the Sacramento Kings on January 11, 2011.
  6. On March 15, 2012, Nick joined the Los Angeles Clippers after a three-way trade between Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards, and Los Angeles Clippers.
  7. On July 12, 2012, Swaggy P shifted to Philadelphia 76ers and signed a one-year contract.
  8. On July 11, 2013, Young signed an agreement with Los Angeles Lakers. A year after on July 21, 2014, he extended his contract for 4 more years for a total of 21.5 million dollars.
  9. In 2007, Nick appeared in a documentary called Second Chance Season in which his career ups and downs were analyzed.
  10. His nickname “Swaggy P” is a pseudo-biblical reference to “the Prophet of Swag”.
  11. Follow Nick on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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