Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

Who is Kyrie Irving?

Kyrie Andrew Irving is an  Australian-American professional basketball player. He plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays in the point guard position and wears shirt number 11. 

What is Kyrie Irving Best Famous for/Achievements?

Kyrie Irving has won several awards and honors throughout his career. He won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award in 2012. He won FIBA World Cup MVP and gold medal for the United States in 2014. He is the fourth American player to win NBA Championship and an Olympic gold medal in the same year in 2016.

How was Kyrie Irving's Early Life?

Kyrie Irving was born on 23 March 1992. He was born to American parents, Drederick Irving, a father, and Elizabeth Irving, a mother. He belongs to black ethnicity. His birthplace is in Melbourne, Victoria, in Australia. His zodiac sign is Aries. He follows Christianity religion. He has 2 siblings, Asia, an older sister, and London, a younger sister. His father played college basketball at Boston University. Upon completing college career, his father moved to Australia to play professional basketball for the Bulleen Boomers in the SEABL. Thus, Kyrie was born in Australia.

And he holds dual American and Australian citizenship. When he was two years old, his family moved back to the United States. He grew up in West Orange, New Jersey. He attended Montclair Kimberley Academy and St. Patrick High School. After graduating from high school, he attended Duke University, where he attended only for a year and declared himself for the 2011 NBA draft.

How is Kyrie Irving's Career?

From 2009, Kyrie Irving started playing for Duke University. Cleveland Cavaliers selected him with the 1st overall pick in the first round of 2011 NBA draft. He played for the Cavaliers from 2011 to 2017 before joining the Celtics. He earned the 2012 NBA Rookie of the Year Award. In the 2012-13 season, he injured his index finger in a game against the Dallas Mavericks, which resulted in a loss for the Cavaliers. However, later in the season, he was seen becoming the youngest player in the history of NBA to score 40 points in the Madison Square Grade. His performance in the 2013-14 season was also remarkable.

Irving helped US national team to win a gold medal in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup  He was also named the 2014 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year. His performance in the 2015-16 season was the most noteworthy as he helped the team win the 2016 NBA Championship after defeating the Golden State Warriors in the finals. In 2016, he represented Team USA at the Summer Olympics, where he helped the team win a gold medal. He also became the fourth member of Team USA to have captured both the NBA Championship and an Olympic Gold the same year. He is also an occasional actor and has appeared in the 2018 film, Uncle Drew. 

What are Kyrie Irving Controversies?

In 2012, there was a heated debate about Irving being given a position on the Australian team for the 2012 Olympics. But Irving refused to represent Australia and stated that he was more interested in being selected for the US National Team in the 2016 Olympics.

How is Kyrie Irving Personal Life?

He is an unmarried man Kyrie Irving as once in a relationship with the popular American singer and songwriter Kehlani. He has also dated Chantel Jeffries. He has one daughter named AzureAzurie Elizabeth Irving from a former girlfriend. Kyrie  His daughter's middle name Elizabeth was given to her in honor of his late mother. Before that, He was also romantically linked with Callie Rivers, Andrea Wilson, Hannah Stocking, and Natalie Garibotto. He speaks for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and supported their protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.

What is Kyrie Irving's Net Worth?

As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at around $50 million. He signed a five-year contract extension for $90 million with the Cavaliers in July 2014.  He has also appeared in Pepsi Max commercials in 2012. He launched his PSD Underwear collection in 2015. He has also appeared in the Nike ad. He has signed an endorsement deal with Foot Locker, Skullcandy, and EA Sports. 

How Tall is Kyrie Irving?

Kyrie Irving stands at a height of 1.91 m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a body weight of 193 lbs i.e. 88 kg. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is also dark brown. He wears a shoe of size 12 (US).

How famous is Kyrie Irving in Social Media?

He has over 12.4 million followers on his Instagram.

some facts:

His mother died of an illness when he was only four years old. He aimed at playing in the NBA after playing at Continental Airlines Area during a school trip in fourth grade. With his father's connection to Boston, he was offered a scholarship to Boston University by then-head coach Dennis Wolff. He was then in the fifth grade. He is the fourth American alongside LeBron James, Michael Jordan, and Scottie Pippen, to win NBA Championship and an Olympic gold medal in the same year.  He loves reading. He has a journal. He likes to sing, dance, and play the baritone sax.

He stated in a podcast interview in February 2017 that he believes that the Earth is flat. He later apologized for his original flat Earth comments in October 2018. He also believes in other conspiracy theories that John F. Kennedy was killed by the Federal Reserve, and the CIA tried to kill Bob Marley. Former NBA player Rod Strickland is his godfather. His cousin, Isaiah Briscoe was a highly rated basketball player, who declared for the 2017 NBA draft. He moved to a plant-based diet starting the 2016-17 season.

Kyrie Irving
Quick Facts of Kyrie Irving
Celebrated Name Kyrie Irving
Age 50 years old
Nick Name Kyrie Irving
Birth Name Kyrie Andrew Irving
Birth Date 1992-03- 23
Gender Male
Profession Basketball Player
Nationality American and Australian
Horoscope Aries
Education Duke University
Place of Birth Melbourne, Australia
Ethnicity black
Religion Christanity
Mother Elizabeth Irving
Father Drederick Irving
Sister Asia Irving and London Irving
Marital Status Unmarried
Net Worth $50 million
Height 1.91 m
Weight 88 kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 12 (US)
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