Luke Kennard

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basketball player (1996)
Wed Jul 31 2019
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Who is Luke Kennard?

Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard. Well, Luke Kennard is an American professional basketball player. Likewise, he is currently playing for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA) as their Shooting Guard. 

Luke Kennard was born on 24 June 1996, as Luke Douglas Kennard in Middletown, Ohio. Further, he was born and raised by parents Mark Kennard and Jennifer Kennard under the zodiac sign Cancer. He holds American citizenship and ethnicity is white. Coming to his education, Kennard joined  Franklin High School in Franklin, Ohio where he played basketball team for his high school. In his senior years, he was also appointed the Year's Parade National Player.

After completing high school, Douglas Kennard enrolled at Duke University to played for the Duke Blue Devils. Moreover, he was able to maintain an average of 11.8 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per match as a fresher. Luke forewarned two university basketball seasons to join the draft of the NBA.

Luke Kennard while on a basketball court
Image: Luke Kennard while on a basketball court

Kennard was 12th general draft of the Detroit Pistons in the NBA draft of 2017 on June 22, 2017. On 11th April 2018, he recorded a former career-high 23 points in a 119-87 victory over the Chicago Bulls. Recently on April 10, 2019, he registered 27 points in the final regular-season match in a 115-89 victory over the New York Knicks.

Who is Luke Kennard's Girlfriend? Love Affair

The NBA star, Luke Kennard, who is 23 years old, has maintained his love life in very private or away from the limelight. Unlike other celebrties, he doesn't want to share more details about his love life or girlfriend to the media.

Luke Kennard with his girlfriend, Anna Castro
Image: Luke Kennard with his girlfriend, Anna Castro

However, as per some wiki, Kennard is currently dating the Instagram model and former Cincinnati cheerleader Anna Castro.  According to the report, in the past, the lovebirds have already been together and have come back together again after a break.

Luke Kennard with his former girlfriend, Savannah Chrisley
Image: Luke Kennard with his former girlfriend, Savannah Chrisley

Luke and his girlfriend Anna is living a happy life together as they sometimes spotted together in several events. However, Luke was in a romantic relationship with reality TV star Savannah Chrisley. The former couple started to date in the year, but later they broke their relationship. Moreover, Savannah recently engaged to her boyfriend Nic Kerdiles on 24 December 2018.

How did Basketball Player Luke Kennard makes from his entire career?

 Over the years, Basketball Player Luke Kennard has generated a lot of income from displaying his charismatic talents, which surely has skyrocketed his good figures. As of 2019, he has a net worth of $2 million. Likewise, he is paid enormous wages for his attractive capabilities, which obviously boosted his complete figures.

With Detroit Pistons, Kennard contract worth $6 million and the Franklin, Ohio-based Shooting guard contract comprises of 2 years i.e. from the year 2017 to 2019. Hence, we assessed Luke's net salary after tax deductions and commission of agents is around $1.5 million each year.

YouTube: Luke Kennard Full Highlights 2018.12.10 Pistons vs. 76ers - 28 Pts, 8 Rebs

The best players receive approximately $35 million. Although typical NBA players make a payment nearly $2 million, some with D-league crossover deals earn as little as $50,000. In addition, Luke has reportedly signed a deal with Detroit Pistons on a rookie scale and is looking to create $3.25 million from the season 2018-19.

What is Luke Kennard's Height & Weight? Age

Born in1996, Luke Kennard's current age is 23 years. Likewise, he has an athletic body structure standing 6 feet 4 inches (180cm) and a weight of 93 kg. The NBA player has light brown hair and gray color eyes.

Luke Kennard on Social Media

The famous basketball player, Luke Kennard, has a huge fan following on social media apart from his onscreen popularity. As of 2019, he has over 207k followers on Instagram, with nearly 90k Twitter followers. Similarly, he has a private facebook account.

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