Karen West

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Relationship Timeline Of Karen West

Husband : Jerry West
Karen West married to NBA player, Jerry West on 1978.

In the arena of sports, not just players but also their wives or girlfriend gain fame. Likewise, Karen West is famous as the wife of basketball player Jerry West. Moreover, she is the second wife of the versatile player.

Karen was born Karen Bua West on June 16, 1963, in the United States. West, however, has not disclosed about her parents but she grew up in an American family. Likewise, she is of white ethnicity and holds American nationality. Karen's birth sign is Gemini.

Karen West Married Life

Karen West is a married woman. Karen tied the knot with the NBA player turned coach Jerry West. Jerry met his would-be-wife while he was turning toward his coaching career.  

Karen West and Jerry West in an interview
Image: Karen West (right) with her spouse Jerry. 
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Although the couple had an age difference, this did not stop them from falling in love. The pair took a step forward and exchanged wedding vows on May 28, 1978. 

From the married relationship, West and Karen shared two sons Ryan West and Jonnie West. Jonnie played guard for the West's college team, the West Virginia Mountaineers.

Karen's Husband's Past Relationship

Before that, Coach Jerry West was married to his college sweetheart Martha Jane in 1960. Martha and Jerry stayed together for over a decade and shared three children David West, Mark West, and Michael West.

Unfortunately, the love birds parted away with a divorce in 1976. 

Jonnie West and Michelle Wie in the parking lot attending an event.
Image: Jonnie West and his wife Michelle Wie. 
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West's son Jonnie West is in a relationship with Golfer Michelle Wie. Jonnie and Michelle later went on to marry in California. Moreover, the lovebirds exchanged their vows in a private ceremony in Beverly Hills, California.

Karen West Net Worth

Karen West has a significant role in her husband's career. She has possibly helped her husband to amass a huge wealth. Similarly, Karen's hubby went on to be the manager of the Los Angeles Lakers which brought a massive fortune to his disposal.

Karen and her entire family out for a dinner
Image: Karen and the entire family. 
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West's husband Jerry has stashed up a net worth of over $55 million from his sports career. Likewise, her daughter-in-law Michelle has an asset of over $12 million. As of now, Jerry appears in many TV programs and interviews which brings a good payroll.

Karen West's Early Life

Growing up, West enjoyed a decent lifestyle with her brood. For the completion of her education, she went to a local high school in Los Angeles. During her school days, she became a cheerleader for the school team. 

Karen with her two sons, Ryan and Jonnie while they were young
Image: Karen (right) with her two sons. 
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Similarly, she met her future husband while she was cheerleading for the Los Angeles Lakers. West was an assistant teacher for the Los Angeles Unified School. Apart from that, she was employed with the California State Controller's Office. 


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