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Quick Timeline Of Kawhi Leonard
Kawhi Leonard is an American professional basketball player who plays as a small forward for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Often known as the "Claw," Kawhi is a four-time All-Star and has won two Defensive Player of the Year honors. Previously, he played for the San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors, and college basketball for the San Diego State Aztecs.
Kawhi Anthony Leonard was born on June 29, 1991, in Los Angeles, California, the United States. The youngest of five children, Kawhi grew up with his four sisters. His father Mark Leonard was killed in January 2008. Meanwhile his mother, Kim Robertson is still alive.
Talking about Leonard's education, he first studied at the Canyon Spring High School and later at Martin Luther King High School. Afterward, Leonard attended San Diego State University.
Shares two kids with his longtime Girlfriend
The 29-year-old, Kawhi Leonard is in a longtime relationship with his partner, Kishele Shipley. However, their romance is what we call an extremely low-profile celebrity dating. Leonard is off-grid regarding social media. He is neither on Twitter nor on Instagram. Therefore, many essential details about his personal life stay under the radar.
It seems Kawhi and his girlfriend, Kishele began dating during their time at the University. Hence, the couple has been together for over a decade. They share two children. On July 10, 2016, their first child, a daughter named, Kaliyah Leonard was born. Likewise in 2019, Shipley gave birth to a son. Further, it is not known if Leonard and Shipley have tied their wedding knot or not.
Low-Key Personal Life
As mentioned, the NBA star prefers to keep his personal life far behind the limelight. He seems protective of his partner and his kids. However, Kawhi's girlfriend has been spotted on a few occasions. She was once seen supporting Leonard in the stands alongside her two sisters. Like Leonard, another Clippers' player, Lou Williams is also in a relationship with Rece Mitchell.
There is not much information about Kishele, but she received her degree in Public Administration from San Diego. As Kawhi doesn't brag about his family life, many beautiful ladies thirst for him. Likewise, in August 2020, January Jones, an actress best known as Betty Draper in Mad Men publicly expressed her desire for the 6 feet 7-inch tall athlete.
Kawhi Leonard Net Worth
The Los Angeles Clippers' small forward, Kawhi Leonard has a net worth of $35 million as per celebrity net worth. In July 2019, he signed a three-year contract worth $103 million with the Los Angeles Clippers. His average annual salary is $34,379,100 and for the 2021-2022 year, Leonard will earn reportedly $36,016,200.
Kawhi has earned a total of $149,088,735 as career earnings playing basketball for an overall ten seasons. His previous contract with San Antonio Spurs was in 2015 and the five-year deal was $90 million.
Leonard also earns a substantial amount of money from his endorsement deals and sponsorships. In 2018, he signed a multi-year endorsement deal with a sports footwear and apparel company called, New Balance. Talking about automobiles, Kawhi owns a Porsche, drives a 1997 Chevy Tahoe, and has few other sports vehicles.
In 2019, the Los Angeles Clippers small forward purchased a $13.3 million house in Rancho Santa Fe, California. The 13,000 sqft home sits on more than five acres and is built on the Tuscan-style. The majestic estate has seven bedroom suites, ten and a half bathrooms, a multi-section pool with a raised spa, and several other features.
Leonard also owns a $6.725 million penthouse at the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Los Angeles. The 4,280 sqft house includes three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, a steam shower, an office, and other features.