Know About Blake Griffin; Stats, Parents, Height, Girlfriend, Net Worth

Published Date: 11 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 04 Jun, 2021 By Celebs Podium

Just like his commendable NBA career, Blake Griffin personal life has always been the internet’s dearest. From having children with a former girlfriend to his dating with supermodel, Kendall Jenner, Blake has been the media’s favorite child.

When did Blake Griffin switch to Brooklyn Nets? What are his contract and salary? Explore more on his age, parents, height, girlfriend, family net worth, and facts. 

Blake Griffin is a power forward of the NBA team, Brooklyn Nets. He is the recipient of 6 time NBA All-Star from 2011 to 2015 and 2019 and a three-time All-NBA Second Team between 2012 to 2014.

Blake Griffin Bio & Family; Age, Parents, Height

The 32-years-of-age player was born Blake Austin Griffin on 16 March 1989 in Oklahoma City to parents, Tommy and Gail Griffin. Blake and his older brother, Taylor Griffin possess mixed ethnicity from their father’s Afro-Haitian and mother’s white descent. Likewise, the siblings were homeschooled by their mom until Taylor was in the tenth grade and Blake was in eighth. The two siblings also used to play Basketball at a gym their dad owned.

Later Blake went to Oklahoma Christian School in 2003 following his brother. He then attended Oklahoma college to play basketball. The athlete stands at a majestic height of 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 m) and weighs around 113 kg.

Blake’s Early Career & Net Worth

Before commencing a pro-career, Blake played for Oklahoma between 2007 to 2008. One of his laudable stats in his freshman season is an average of 14.7 points and 9.1 rebounds. After college, the LA Clippers selected him in the 2009 NBA draft. However, he had to miss his rookie 2009 and 2010 season with Clippers after a kneecap injury.

Nevertheless, Blake played almost every season for the Clippers until the 2017 season. Subsequently, he was traded to Pistons on 29 January 2018. During his debut game with Memphis Grizzlies in a 104-102 win, Blake recorded laudable stats of 24 points, ten rebounds, and five assists.

Blake Griffin playing stats for Clippers and Pistons (Picture: NBA)

As of now, Blake has a substantial net worth of $110 million from his over-a-decade playing career.

Blake Griffin’s Switch To Brooklyn Nets; Contract & Salary

Following his three-year stint with Detroit Pistons, Blake signed with the Brooklyn Nets on 8 March 2021. Later on 21 March, he ringed his debut for the Nets as he logged two points, two rebounds, and a block in a 113-106 win over the Washington Wizards

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During his latest switch, Blake penned a one-year, $1,229,676-worth contract with the Nets that includes $1,229,676 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $1,229,676. Last year, he earned a salary of $30,302,442 from his contract with the Pistons

Blake Shares Two Children From Ex-Girlfriend

The 32-year-old and his former girlfriend, Brynn Cameron first met in 2009. Brynn who is a sister of NFL ex-tight end Jordan Cameron had almost an eight years-long relationship with Blake. While the engaged pair were to tie the nuptial on 28 July 2017 in St. Barth, they called it off.

Blake had also made an oral agreement with Brynn in 2013 to quit her job to raise their kids, a daughter, Finley Elaine, and a son named Ford Wilson. So, he could focus on his NBA contract, worth more than $170 million. Although the ex-flame have parted ways, they are still on talking terms to nurture their kids.

The NBA star another affair shortly after Brynn was with Keeping Up With the Kardashian fame, Kendall Jenner, age 23. The ex- were first spotted in the 2017 summer and Kendall even became a part of Blake’s home game against the LA Clippers.

Blake Griffin playing against Clipper in presence of Kendall in 2017 (Picture: Hollywood reporter)

Similarly, they also were a part of double date in mid-October 2017 at Universal Studios with Kendall’s younger sister Kylie Jenner and her rapper boyfriend, Travis Scott. The then-couple were also not hesitant to make their red carpet debut at the LA premiere of the movie The 5th Quarter on 29 November 2017.

After a year, his relationship with the supermodel came to an end in early 2018. It is reported that Blake and Kendall’s distance relationship was the only reason for their split after he went to play for the Pistons. Eventually, their rumored separation was almost confirmed when Blake was pictured with a new bikini designer girlfriend Francesca Aiello in Miami in May 2018.

Some Interesting Facts About Blake Griffin

  • Blake is one of the first Pistons players with at least 20 points, ten rebounds, and five assists in a debut game.
  • Before his former girlfriend, Brynn, Blake has a long list of affairs including adult model – Kari Klinkenborg, Bethany Gerber, and American model – Daniella Grace.
  • The player was a part of his former girlfriend, Kendall’s 22nd birthday at LA’s Petit Taqueria restaurant alongside her parents Kris and Caitlyn Jenner.
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