Jacob Toppin Biography

Jacob Toppin is an American college basketball player currently playing for the Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team holding the position of Forward. In December 2022, he was named MVP by the Bluegrass Sports Commission after scoring 24 points in an 86-63 win over Louisville. Jacob was highlighted as a star with actress Milana Vayntrub in a new AT&T commercial that will run during the NCAA Tournament. 

Early Life

Jacob Toppin was born on 8th May 2000 in Ossining, New York, which makes him 22 years old as of 2023. His father’s name is Obadiah Toppin (also known as “Dunker’s Delight”), and his mother’s name is Roni Riccardi-Toppin. Jacob’s father played basketball at the college level at the Globe Institute of Technology and had a professional career for the Brooklyn Kings of the United States Basketball League. He has an elder brother named Obadiah Richard Toppin Jr. (known as Obi Toppin), an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks. Regarding Jacob’s education, he graduated from Woodstock Academy Class 2019. He attends Rhode Island School. Currently, he studies at the University of Kentucky. 

Jacob Toppin Career

Jacob Toppin began his career as a college basketball player. In April 2016, he transferred to Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team. 

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He played as a Freshman in 30 games for Rhode Island Rams Men’s basketball team. During the season, he had 5.07 PTS, 0.5 Assists, 42.6% (FG%), 0.4 BLK, and 18.5 minutes per game. 


He played as a Sophomore Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team in 24 games SEC (Men’s Southeastern Conference Season). During the season, he had 5.17 PTS, 0.7 Assists, 44% (FG%), 0.3 BLK, and 17.1 minutes per game. 


He played as a Junior in the 29 games NCAA tournament of SEC (Men’s Southeastern Conference Season). During the season, he had 6.17 PTS, 1.1 Assists, 55% (FG%), 0.6 BLK, and 17.7 minutes per game. 


In April 2022, he declared to participate in the 2022 NBA Draft. He played in 30 games as a Senior and held 3rd place in SEC (Men’s Southeastern Conference Season). During the season, he had 12.7 PTS, 2.2 Assists, 47% (FG%), 0.5 BLK, and 31.5 minutes per game. 

Jacob Toppin Biography

Real Name Jacob Toppin
Birth Date 8 May 2000 
Age (as of 2023) 22 Years
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, United States
Basketball player
College University of Kentucky
Class Senior

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 9” – in Centimeters – 206 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 87 kg  –  in Pounds –  194 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black


Father Roni Toppin
Mother Obadin Toppin

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend? None
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Personal Life

Jacob Toppin is not married. He has never shared about his girlfriend and love life on the internet. Jacob Toppin is active on social media platforms such as TikTok and Snapchat. As of 15th March 2023, he has an official Instagram account with username @jtoppin_0, where he has 46.1k followers. 

Jacob Toppin Net Worth

Jacob Toppin is a basketball player. He earned his main income from his customized T-shirts, brand promotion, and other social media platforms. We can assume that Jacob has accumulated an estimated net worth of $1 million.

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