Justin Thomas Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Anusuya Mukherjee
Sep 06, 2022 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Jun 04, 2022
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About Justin Thomas

Justin Louis Thomas, also known as Justin Thomas, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on April 29, 1993.

He is a distinguished golfer, best known for winning the PGA Championship twice: 2017 and 2022. Apart from that, Justin Thomas has also secured 15 PGA Tour wins, including the Sony Open in Hawaii (2017), the SBS Tournament of Champions (2017), the CJ Cup (2017), and The Players Championship (2021).

Justin Thomas graduated from North Oldham Middle School and participated in the Wyndham Championship in 2009 before the beginning of his high school years. He successfully became the third-youngest player in PGA history to participate in a PGA Tour event. Later, Thomas went to St. Xavier High School and then to the University of Alabama. During his college years, he won the Haskins Awards (2012) and entered the national championship team (2013).

The world-renowned golfer is in a long-term relationship with Jillian Wisniewski. She studied at the University of Kentucky and worked at McGarry Bowen, located in Chicago, as a production business manager. Currently, Justin Thomas resides in Jupiter, Florida

Let's explore Justin Thomas's biography and learn more about his age, birthday, first victory, and major championship wins.

Justin Thomas Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Justin Thomas' net worth?

As of 2022, Justin Thomas has an estimated net worth of around $55 million.

How much does Justin Thomas earn per year?

At present, the brilliant golfer earns about $7 million a year. However, his annual income has varied from time to time. In 2013, Thomas's debut year, the golfer earned about $170,000. In 2014, he participated in 30 events and made $2.2 million. The following year, his salary increased to $4.1 million. In the 2016-2017 season, Thomas earned about $9.9 million, his career-best. The next year, he earned $8.6 million. In the 2018-2019 season, his annual income was $5 million. In the 2019-2020 season, it became $7.3 million.

The list mentioned above only shows Thomas's amount as a golfer. Nonetheless, he has also got other sources of income, like endorsements. The Street, a famous American magazine, stated in 2019 that Thomas earned about $23 million only from his endorsements that year. The magazine also announced that Thomas was the fifth highest-paid golfer in 2019.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Justin Thomas?

In his physical attributes, Justin Thomas has a height of 5 ft 10 in (178 cm).

How old is Justin Thomas?

As is already mentioned, the famous golfer was born on April 29, 1993. So, as of 2022, Thomas is 29 years old.

Childhood And Education

Justin Thomas was born Justin Louis Thomas in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1993 to Jani Thomas and Mike Thomas. His father has been working at the Harmony Landing Country Club since 1990 as the head professional.

Thomas became interested in sports at an early age and has been a massive fan of the Louisville Cardinals since his childhood days. He started playing golf in school. After graduating from North Oldham Middle School, Thomas went on the 2009 PGA Tour and participated in the Wyndham Championship. He was only 16 years old, which made him the third-youngest golfer ever to play in a PGA Tour event. He went to St. Xavier High School and completed his graduation in 2011.

Subsequently, Thomas enrolled at the University of Alabama and started playing golf for the Crimson Tide. In 2012, as a freshman, Thomas received the Haskins Award, an award given to the best collegiate golfer. In 2013, he made the national championship team and received his tour card from the Web.com Tour.

His first professional win came in 2014 at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship. Thomas finished the season on a good note, holding third place on the Web.com Tour, and successfully paved his path to the following year's PGA Tour by earning the 2015 PGA Tour card.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Justin Thomas dating?

Coming to his personal life, Justin Thomas is in a long-term relationship with Jillian Wisniewski. They started dating in 2016 and have been together since then.

Wisniewski was also born in 1993 and attended the University of Kentucky. After completing her Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Wisniewski joined the university's TV department and worked there for a few years. As of 2022, he works at McGarry Bowen, located in Chicago, as a production business manager.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Justin Thomas's professional golf career began in 2013. To date, he has participated in several PGA Tour events and has managed to secure 15 victories. This first PGA Championship win came in 2017, and he topped the Official World Golf Ranking in 2018. In 2017, Thomas received the PGA Tour Player of the Year award.

Thomas entered the top 10 seven times and the top 25 15 times during his first PGA Tour. In the FedEx Cup, he ranked 32 and was the runner-up in the 2015 Rookie of the Year award. In the same year, he secured his first PGA win at the CIMB Classic. Thomas defeated Adam Scott by a single stroke.

In 2016, he defended the CIMB Classic title against Hideki Matsuyama. Thomas's third PGA victory came in 2017. He won the SBS Tournament of Champions on January 8 against Hideki Matsuyama by three strokes. A week later, Thomas participated in the Sony Open, where he shot a 59. He became the event played in the history of PGA to complete such a feat. Thomas won the event by seven strokes against Justin Rose.

Subsequently, the young golfer competed in the 2017 U. S. Open. Even though he could not win the tournament, Thomas broke the record of Johnny Miller with his eagle shot. In August that year, Thomas won the first PGA Championship. He won the tournament by two strokes against Louis Oosthuizen, Francesco Molinari, and Patrick Reed.

Following this, Thomas won the Dell Technologies Championship against Jordan Spieth by three strokes. By securing a victory in this tournament, he became the fourth player to win five PGA Tour events in a single season before turning 25. The others are Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, and Jack Niklaus. Thomas finished the season with yet another trophy; he won the FedEx Cup on September 24, 2017.

Thomas started the 2017-2018 season by securing the CJ Cup. He beat Marc Leishman and earned his seven PGA victory. Later in the season, in February 2018, Thomas made his eighth PGA victory by winning The Honda Classic against Luke List in Florida. By winning this tournament, Thomas reached number three in the world ranking.

Later in, Thomas participated in WGC-Match Play and the Players Championship. Even though he could not win a single tournament, Thomas's performance pushed his position in the world ranking and made him the number one golfer. However, he only held the position for a few weeks and lost it to the former number one, Dustin Johnson.

In September of that year, Justin Thomas participated in the Ryder Cup as a member of the U. S. team. However, the U. S. team lost the tournament to Europe.

In August 2019, Justin Thomas secured the 10th victory of his professional career. He won the BMW Championship by three strokes against Patrick Cantlay. A few months later, in October, Thomas lifted the second CJ Cup of his career by defeating Danny Lee by two strokes.

In 2020, Thomas won two more tournaments. The first one, in January, was the Sentry Tournament of Champions, and the second one, in August, was WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational.

In March 2021, Justin Thomas defeated Lee Westwood by a single stroke and secured his victory at The Players Championship. In the same year, Thomas also won the Ryder Cup with the U. S. Team.

Finally, the famous golfer won the second PGA Championship of his career on May 22, 2022, against Will Zalatoris.

Charity Work

The golfer also runs a non-profit organization called The Justin Thomas Foundation that seeks to help children in need, military families, and junior golfers.

What awards has Justin Thomas won?

In his professional golf career, Justin Thomas has won numerous prestigious awards. These are the 2012 Haskins Award, the 2017 FedEx Cup Championship, the 2017 and 2018 PGA Tour leading money winner, the 2017 and 2020 PGA Player of the Year award, and the PGA Tour Player of the Year award 2017.

Other Interesting Justin Thomas Facts And Trivia

  • Born in Kentucky, the former world number one golfer, currently as of 2022, resides in Jupiter, Florida.
  • Justin Thomas is the fourth golfer in the history of PGA to win five tour events in a single season. The others are Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, and Jack Nicklaus.
  • According to his birthday, the famous golfer is a Taurus.
  • During the 2021 Sentry Tournament of Champions, Justin Thomas made a controversial comment. As a result, some of his sponsors, mainly Woodford Reserve and Ralph Lauren, ended their relationships with Thomas.

Justin Thomas Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Justin Louis Thomas

Date of Birth

1993-04-28

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Louisville

Age

Height

178 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Occupation

Golf Player

Education

University of Alabama

Net Worth

55000000

Partner

Jillian Wisniewski

Parents

Jani Thomas, Mike Thomas

Annual Earnings

7000000
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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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