Kawhi Leonard is a Brilliant American basketball player. Kawhi Leonard is a five-time All-Star match with selections in All NBA three times. Los Angeles Clippers of the national basketball association is the team for which he is playing basketball. He finalized two times Championships and he won that. In 2005 & 2016 Kawhi won the Award of Defensive Player of the Year. He signed with the NBA 75th Aniversary Team in 2021. Kawhi Leonard Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Children, Education, Net Worth, Salary, Biography & More.
Kawhi Leonard Wiki/Biography
Kawhi Leonard was born on 29th 1991, In Los Angeles, California in the United State of America. His full real name is Kawhi Anthony Leonard and his nickname is Claw and Klaw. His nationality is American. His Zodiac sign is Cancer and follows the Christian (religion). His Profession is famous basketballer.
Kawhi Leonard Educational Qualification
Kawhi completed his schooling at Canyon Springs High School in Moreno Valley in California after some time he change his school to Martin Luther King High School for his Junior Year. During his school time, people called him Mr. Basketball because of his Extraordinary performance in Basketball matches.
From 2009-2010 after schooling, he attended San Diego State University for his higher Study.
Kawhi Leonard’s Physical Stats
Height: 6′ 7″
Weight: 102 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Shoe Size: 14
Kawhi Leonard’s Family & Parents
Leonard was born into a middle-class family to American parents. His father’s name is Mark Leonard and his mother’s name is Kim Leonard.
On 18th January 2008, at the Campton car wash his father was shot and killed. After this news, Leonard broke down. The murderer is still not found. Instead of that, Kawhi has 4 sisters. His sister’s name is Miesha Slayton, and Kimesha Monae Williams and his other two names are unknown. He has a cousin, who is American footballer Stevie Johnson.
Kawhi Leonard’s Wife, Relationships & Children
Kawhi Leonard has a relationship with Kishele Shipley. He dated her in 2014 and in 2016 they expected their first child who is girl Kaliyah Leonard.
In 2019 the couple announce their second child. Although, the couple doesn’t reveal their child’s name. Kawhi talked about his second child son Leonard revealed in a press conference.
Kawhi Leonard’s Career & Profession
He started his basketball career in college life. He played two seasons of college basketball for the San Diego State Aztecs team and was named a consensus second-team All-American.
He chooses to Quit his final seasons of college to enter the 2011 NBA draft. In 2014 he won the NBA championship and his name announces as Final Most Valuable Player.
In 2018, after seven seasons Leonard signed with the Toronto Raptors. Leonard conduct the Raptors to their first NBA championship in franchise history and won his second finals MVP award.
After that, In July 2019 he moved to his hometown of Los Angeles and signed with the Clippers as a free agent.
Kawhi Leonard Awards & Achievements
- 2× NBA champion in 2014, 2019.
- 2× NBA Finals MVP in 2014, 2019.
- 5× NBA All-Star in 2016, 2017, 2019–2021.
- NBA All-Star Game MVP in 2020.
- 3× All-NBA First Team in 2016, 2017, and 2021.
- 2× All-NBA Second Team in 2019, 2020.
- 2× NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2015, 2016.
- 3× NBA All-Defensive First Team in 2015–2017.
- 4× NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 2014, 2019–2021.
- NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2012.
- NBA steals leader in 2015.
- NBA 75th Anniversary Team.
- AP Athlete of the Year in 2019.
- Consensus second-team All-American in 2011.
- 2× First-team All-MWC in 2010, 2011.
- No. 15 retired by San Diego State Aztecs.
- California Mr. Basketball in 2000.
Kawhi Leonard’s Net Worth & Salary
Kawhi Leonard’s net worth is estimated at about $100+ million dollars (As of 2022). He is a popular basketball player and earns all of his net worth from his occupation and brand endorsements. His annual salary is $17 million dollars and signed a 5-year contract with the Spurs in 2015. In the basketball season of 2021-22, he earns an incredible $39,344,900 dollars. In 2021, Kawhi is also on the list of the World’s Top 50 Highest-Paid Athletes of the Year. Also, he earns $5.5 million dollars from brand promotions of shoe companies like New Balance, Air Jordan, Honey, and Wingstop.
Kawhi Leonard’s Social Handles
Kawhi Leonard Amazing Facts
- Leonard’s jersey number is 2.
- Kawhi is the cousin of American footballer Stevie Johnson.
- In his school life, he played football instead of basketball.
- His father was shot and killed on 18th January 2008.
- On 10th December 2011, he signed with San Antonia Spurs a multi-year contract.
- Leonard smokes and consumes alcohol.
- Kawhi loves to listening music and watching movies.
- He does not active on social media.
- At the Los Angeles he carried the position of small forwarded.
- In 2019, he donated 1 million backpacks to underserved children in Los Angeles with the Clippers Foundation and also part in many charitable events.
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