Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard
Quick Facts About Kawhi Leonard
Celebrated Name Kawhi Leonard
Age 32 years old
Nick Name "The Claw" or "The Klaw"
Birth Name Kawhi Anthony Leonard
Birth Date 1991-06-29
Gender Male
Profession Basketball Player
Nationality American
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, US
Horoscope Cancer
Ethnicity Afro-American
Siblings Fours sisters
Father Mark Leonard
Mother Kim Robertson
Girlfriend Kishele Shipley
Son Unknown
Daughter Kaliyah Leonard
Salary $34,379,100
Net Worth $50 million
Height 6 ft 7 inches
Weight 102 Kg
Chest Size 47 Inches
Waist Size 33 inches
Biceps Size 16 inches
Hair Color Black
Hair Style Dreadlocks
Bearded Style stubble
Eye Color Black
Coach Tyronn Lue
Current Team Los Angeles Clippers
Team Played San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors , and Los Angeles Clippers
Position Small forward
  • Kawhi Leonard is an American professional basketball player. He plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a five-time All-Star with two All-NBA First Team selections. This talented player has been enlisted in Forbes Richest Basketball star. 
  • He is ranked 14th in NBA season leaders 2020/21. He was named the Finals Most Valuable Player after he won an NBA championship in 2014 with his former team "San Antonio Spurs". He is best known for his nickname the "Claw," or "Klaw," for his ball-hawking skills.
  • According to CNN news, his elder sister Miesha Slayton aka Kimesha Williams was one of two women charged in connection with an assault that left an 84-year-old woman dead. Kimesha, 35, and Candace Townsel, 39, were both arrested and charged with robbery and murder "due to their involvement in Assad's death.
  • The suspects were quickly identified through surveillance footage and the information was immediately provided to local law enforcement

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Kawhi Leonard Biography

  • Kawhi Leonard was born in Los Angeles, California. He was born to Mr. Mark Leonard and Ms. Kim Leonard in the year 1991, June 29. Kawhi is described as Afro-American with American nationality. Born on June 29 which means the basketball star falls in the category of Cancer. He calls himself a devoted Christian and says faith in God helped him through the low point of his career to the apex level. 
  • Kawhi hails from a working-class family. His father was a mechanic worker but he was shot and killed on January 18, 2008, at the Compton car wash he owned. He is the youngest one and only son born to his parents other being four sisters. 
  • Leonard attended Canyon Springs High School in Moreno Valley, California, before transferring to Martin Luther King High School for his junior year. Then he enrolled at San Diego State University. 

Kawhi Leonard Wife & Kids

  • Kawhi Leonard is the loyal husband of his wife Kishele Shipley. Before marrying, Kawhi and Kishele Shipley first met each other as students after both get admitted to the same San Diego State University in the early 2000s.  Their friendship relationship soon turns into boyfriend and girlfriend. The two had actually begun dating in 2014 and were living together. 
  • Keeping their love life in contrast, Kawhi continued playing basketball and Kishele continued studying. Now after 6 years, Kawhi has emerged as a celebrated player and Kishele a degree holder in Public Administration. They both have also married and is starting a new life with their offsprings, a beautiful daughter, Kaliyah Leonard, born on 10th July 2016, and a son born in 2019. 

Kawhi Leonard Net worth, Salary & Endorsements

  • As a key player of the Los Angeles Clippers, Kawhi is paid $34,379,100 for the 2020-21 season of NBA according to the three years and $103 million contract sign. While playing for the Toronto Raptors in 2018/19, he brought home $23,114,066 as a cash salary. From 2011–2018, "the Claw" played for San Antonio Spurs earning a total income of $61,553,196 in 7 NBA seasons. While summing up his total career income, then it is estimated at $119,046,362. his net worth in 2021 is estimated to be $50 million.
  • The Los Angeles star has managed to accumulate his wealth from his professional basketball career. An endorsement deal also provides him hefty money. He has signed a multi-year endorsement deal with New Balance, the multinational sports footwear and apparel corporation. He had previously signed with Air Jordan brand, a subsidiary of Nike. 
  • This wealthy player is known to live a lavish lifestyle. He owns three luxurious mansions in his hometown. This year, he paid $17.1 million for a Pacific Palisades mansion, making it his third Southern California home. The 11,815-square-foot home on Paseo Miramar has seven bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. He drives A four-door Chevy Tahoe LS which is only worth as much as roughly $1,390.

Kawhi Leonard Height, Weight & Measurements

  • Kawhi Leonard has a very tall height of 6 ft 7 inches and weighs 102 Kg. He has an Athletic build rigid body. His chest size is 47 inches, his Waist size is 33 inches and his Biceps size is 16 inches. 
  • He regularly does exercise, workouts at the gym, and basketball training which has given him a perfectly toned body that resembles sportsman-like.
  • This player has got a famous Dreadlocks hairstyle that is black in color and his eye color is also black. He has a stubble beard along with a tight fade. 

Facts About Kawhi Leonard

  • #1His playing style is compared to Metta World Peace and Gerald Wallace.
  • #2Kawhi’s hands are 52% wider than the average guy’s hands measuring 11.25 inches x 9.75 inches.
  • #3He loves drinking alcohol and eating desserts.
  • #4The car driven by him is 20 years old.
  • #5He was a good friend of Kobe Bryant.
  • #6Highly versatile, he is capable of guarding at least three positions.
  • #7Playmaking has been cited as a weakness of Leonard's.
  • #8 Leonard is the cousin of American football wide receiver Stevie Johnson.
  • #9He rarely gives interviews and avoids questions about his private life.
  • #10He does not actively consume news media or use social media.