American basketball player Kemba Walker plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball at the University of Connecticut.
Kemba Walker Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight
Kemba Hudley Walker was born on 8 May 1990 to parents Paul Walker and Andrea Walker. He grew up with three siblings; two brothers, Keya and Akil, and a sister named Sharifa Nesbitt in Bronx, New York.
Walker pursued his primary education at Rice High School in Harlem, New York. He then went to the University of Connecticut to begin his college basketball. The NBA talent stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83 meters) and weighs 184 lbs (83 kg).
His Career; NBA, Stats
Kemba played college football for the Connecticut Huskies for three seasons from 2008 to 2011. He became the second-leading scorer in college basketball and was named consensus First Team All-American. Moreover, he led the Huskies to the 2011 NCAA championship.
Kemba Walker’s NBA career stats as of 2020 (Picture: Basketball-Reference)
The Charlotte Bobcats selected him 9th overall in the 2011 NBA draft. Subsequently, he made his NBA debut against the Minnesota Timberwolves, hitting the game-winner on 14 November 2012. Walker played for the Bobcats for eight seasons. Afterward, he joined the Boston Celtics on 6 July 2019 via a sign and trade. He made his debut for Celtics against the Philadelphia 76ers on 23 October 2019.
Contract & Net Worth
Kemba signed a four-year, $141 million contract with the Boston Celtics on 30 June 2019. He currently enjoys a net worth of $20 million.
Previously, he signed a 4-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets, worth $140,790,600. It includes $140,790,600 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $35,197,650. He made $12 million in 2018-19, the final year of his contract.
Who Is Kemba Walker’s Girlfriend?
The 29-year-old is rumored to be in a relationship with a lady named Ashtyn B. Montgomery. Ashtyn, aged 33 a former Track athlete and she earned a master’s in sports management from Florida State University.
Kemba is active on Instagram, amassing more than 1.4 million followers. However, he is yet to confirm his relationship with his rumored girlfriend Ashtyn.
Some Interesting Facts About Kemba Walker
- Kamba received the Most Outstanding Player award in the 2011 NCAA championship.
- He was listed as the No. 5 point guard and the No. 14 player in the nation in 2008.
- Walker was named to the All-NBA Third Team following the 2018-19 season.