Kris Humphries: Now, Wife, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Parents, Height

Published Date: 06 May, 2020 Updated date: 06 May, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Former NBA player Kris Humphries’ marriage with his then-wife, Kim Kardashian, lasted for just 72 days. Within two and a half months, the pair had their differences and filed for a divorce, which got finalized after a long wait.

Kris Humphries recorded a wonderful NBA career stats before announcing his retirement from the sport on 26 March 2019. He made the announcement through his article titled I Never Wanted to Be That Guy.

Who Are Kris Humphries Parents? His Age, Sisters, Height, College

Kris Humphries is the son of his parents, William Humphries and Debra Humphries. The 35-years-of-age basketball player was born with the name Kristopher Nathan Humphries on 6 February 1985 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the United States. Kris’ father, William, was a football player at the University of Minnesota. Moreover, Kris shares a sibling bond with his two elder sisters, Krystal Humphries and Kaela Humphries.


Kris Humphries pictured alongside his parents on 29 March 2019 (Kris’ Instagram)

Standing tall at the height of 6 feet and 9 inches (2.06 meters), Kris attended Hopkins High School for his early education. There, he initiated his amateur basketball career and achieved a tremendous feat. He later enrolled at the University of Minnesota and played college basketball for the Minnesota Golden Gophers men’s basketball team from 2003 to 2004.

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NBA Career, Net Worth

The former NBA star amasses a healthy net worth of $25 million. The major part of his earnings is the result of his 16 seasons-long NBA career that spanned eight different teams. Eventually, he entered the league after the Utah Jazz drafted him with the 14th overall selection in the 2004 NBA draft.

After two seasons with the Jazz, Kris went on to sign with the Toronto Raptors. He played three seasons with the team before parting ways with them in 2009. Later on July 9, the same year, Kris agreed to a tarde to Dallas Mavericks and played with them for a single season.


Kris Humphries summons hefty net worth from his long-haul NBA career (The Daily Beast)

Furthermore, Kris played for Brooklyn Nets (2010-2013), Boston Celtics (2013-2014), Washington Wizards (2014-2016), Phoenix Suns (2016), and Atlanta Hawks (2016-2017). In the meantime, he joined the Philadelphia 76ers on 25 September 2017; however, the team waived him on 14 October the same year. Kris announced his retirement on 26 March 2019.

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Kris’ Relationship Life: Wife, Girlfriend

Kris Humphries was previously married to the famed television personality, actress, model, and businesswoman, Kim Kardashian. The pair first met one another in October 2010 and eventually began dating. Subsequently, they got engaged in May 2011 and walked down the aisle together on 20 August 2011.

The two-part television special broadcasting the preparations and the wedding itself of Kris and his wife aired on E! in early 2011. However, their wedding vows were not meant to last for long as Kim filed for divorce from Kris on 31 October 2011— 72 days after their marriage!


Kris Humphries and his then-wife Kim Kardashian remained married for just 72 days (The Sun)

Later on 1 December 2011, Kris filed his response to Kim’s petition, requesting an annulment on the grounds of fraud or a decree of legal. There were few rumors spread that Kim’s marriage to Kris was merely a publicity stunt for financial gain orchestrated by E! Entertainment. Besides, the accusation was that Kris and Kim were to promote the Kardashian family’s brand and their subsequent television ventures. However, there has been no substantial evidence to support their claims.

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After a lengthy battle, their divorce finally got finalized on 3 June 2013. As of now, Kris has had a casual date with his girlfriend, model Khloë Terae and musician Laura Wilde.

Some Interesting Facts About Kris Humphries

  • Kris is half African-American from his father.
  • Kris’ initial success in sports came in competitive swimming, where he was the top 10-year-old in the nation in six events, first, beating young Michael Phelps in the remaining events.
  • He gave up swimming to pursue a career in basketball at the age of 12.
  • His career highlights include First-team Parade All-American (2003) and Minnesota Mr. Basketball (2003).
  • Kris also played for the U.S. national team at the 2003 FIBA Junior World Championship.
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