Fredderick Edmund VanVleet Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association.
He was born on February 25, 1994, in Rockford, Illinois, United States to Fred Manning and Susan VanVleet.
VanVleet Sr stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall.
VanVleet played for Auburn High School in Rockford, Illinois, where he was an All-State first-team selection by the Chicago Sun-Times (Class 4A), Associated Press (Class 4A) and Chicago Tribune as a senior in 2012.
A point guard, VanVleet played college basketball for Wichita State University before beginning his NBA career.
After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA Draft, VanVleet signed with the Toronto Raptors.
Fred VanVleet Wife: Are Fred VanVleet And Shontai Neal Married?
Fred VanVleet and Shontai Neal are not married.
The couple is high school sweethearts and has been in a relationship for 12 years.
Fred VanVleet and his long-time partner Shontai Neal got engaged in February 2022.
In an Instagram post to share the happy news on February 6, Shontai wrote;
“I said YES!” “I am literally the happiest girl in the world right now”.
“It feels so surreal to finally be marrying my best friend and soulmate of 12 years,”.
“Everything about this night was amazing. Thank you for everything, babe. I love you so much”, Shontai wrote in her post.
Fred VanVleet and Shontai Neal have two children; Sanaa Marie VanVleet, Fred VanVleet Jr.
Their daughter Sanaa Marie VanVleet was born on January 29, 2018, and their son, Fred VanVleet Jr. was born on May 20, 2019.