Klay Thompson

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Basketball player (1990)
Wed Dec 30 2020
By   Ruku

If you are an enthusiastic basketball games lover, Klay Thompson might not be a new name for you. Klay is one of the prominent basketball players who play as a shooting guard for the professional team, Golden State Warriors, of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

The fan-favorite sports personality was born as Klay Alexander Thompson on February 8, 1990, in Los Angeles California. He is the second-born son of Julie Thompson and Mychal Thompson

Concerning education, Klay graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic High School in 2008. Later, he attended Washington State University and completed his education in 2011. Klay also played for the University's basketball team, 'Washington State Cougars Men's Basketball.'

Following Father's Footsteps

The successful player Klay has basketball-playing skills in blood. As of now, he is following in his father's footsteps. Klay's dad Mychal is a former Bahamian basketball player. He played for the teams like Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers, and Juvecaserta Basket. 

The basketball player Klay Thompson (middle) is the second-born son of Mychal Thompson and Julie Thompson.
Image: The basketball player Klay Thompson (middle) is the second-born son of Mychal Thompson and Julie Thompson.
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On the other side, Klay's mother, Julie, was a volleyball player who played for the University of Portland and the University of San Francisco's Volleyball team. Klay's parents are in a marital relationship since 1987.

Klay has two brothers, Mychel Thompson (b. June 1, 1988) and Trayce Thompson (b. March 15, 1991). His elder brother Mychel is also a former basketball player. Similarly, his younger sibling Trayce is an American baseball player who plays for Chicago White Sox and Oakland Athletics.

Relationship Status

It seems like the 30-years-old Klay is living a single life at the moment. After the unhappy separation from a former love partner, Thompson has kept his love life details far away from the limelight.

Picture: The Golden State Warriors shooting guard, Klay Thompson, is living a single life.
Picture: The Golden State Warriors shooting guard, Klay Thompson, is living a single life.
Source: Facebook @ Klay Thompson

As of now, Klay is more focused on his career. He is working hard to earn better recognition in the sports field. Same as LeBron James received after a lot of hard work and dedication. 

Similarly, Klay might also be searching for the right person to start his love life again. Likewise, Klay shares a very good bond with his family members and friends with whom he has shared pictures on her social sites.

Previously Dated Laura Harrier

Klay was previously in a romantic relationship with Laura Harrier. Thompson's former girlfriend Harrier is a member of the Hollywood Film Industry and the fashion model. She has worked with brands like Louis Vuitton, Bulgari, etc. 

Photo: Klay Thompson dated an American actress Laura Harrier from 2018 to 2020.
Photo: Klay Thompson dated an American actress Laura Harrier from 2018 to 2020.
Source: Facebook @Klay Thompson

The Black Reel Awards-nominated actress Laura has starred in movies and series like Spider-Man Homecoming, BlacKkKlansman, Unforgettable, Fahrenheit 451, and others.

Laura and Klay started dating back in 2018. The former lovebird was living merrily and also used to attend public places together. However, they briefly partitioned their relationship in April 2019. But after a month, they reconcile. 

Klay Thompson and Laura Harrier attended the 2020 Oscar Party at Wallis Annenberg Center.
Snap: Klay Thompson and Laura Harrier attended the 2020 Oscar Party at Wallis Annenberg Center in February 2020.
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From that day, Klay and Laura were sharing a perfect bond. On February 9, 2020, they also attend the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills. But in May 2020, Thompson and Harrier again ended their relationship. 

Impressive Net Worth of $50 million

The 6-feet-6-inch (198 cm) tall Klay has a net worth of around $50 million. The primary source of earning for Thompson is from his professional basketball playing career.

As per the Celebrity Net Worth, in 2019, Klay signed a 5-years, $190 million contracts with Golden State Warriors. Besides, playing career Klay also earns an impressive sum of wealth from his endorsement deals with the sports brand. 

The NBA champion Klay Thompson has a net worth of around $50 million
Image: The NBA champion Klay Thompson has a net worth of around $50 million.
Source: Facebook @Klay Thompson 

2015, 2017, and 2018 NBA Champion Thompson has signed a 10-year, $80 million deal with Anta Shoe. Additionally, he is also going to portray a role in an upcoming American animated/sports comedy film, Space Jam: A New Legacy, aka Space Jam 2.

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