Know About Kyle Korver; Wife, Career, Height, Age, Contract, Net Worth

Kyle-Korver
Published Date: 22 Jul, 2019 Updated date: 22 Jul, 2019

After playing for five different NBA teams, Kyle Korver, age 38, has signed a new lucrative contract with one of his old playing squad. The fans are more than delighted to see the father return his former club.

American professional Basketball player, Kyle Korver plays for NBA team, Memphis Grizzlies. The shooting guard is the 2015 recipient of NBA All-Star and NBA Sportsmanship Award while playing for Atlanta Hawks.

Kyle Korver Bio & Family

The player was born on 17 March 1981 in Paramount, California to parents, Kevin Korver and Laine Korver. His father works as a pastor for the Third Reformed Church in Pella, Iowa. He is the eldest child in the family with three brothers named Kaleb, Klayton and late Kirk Korver. The youngest, Kirk passed away at the age of 27 in 2017 due to illness.

He went to Pella high school in Pella, Iowa and attended Creighton to play basketball from 1999 until 2003. The athelete stands at the height of ‎6 feet 7 inches (2.01 m) and weighs around 96 kg.

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Career, Contract & Net Worth

The 38-year-old has a net worth of $30 million from playing career since 2003. He got selected by the New Jersey Nets in the 2003 NBA draft, but the team had no option but to trade him to the Philadelphia 76ers. For two years he was with the playing squad including an eye-gluing contract worth $25 million in 2005.

From 2007 to 2010, he got the fortune to play for Utah Jazz, 2010 to 2012 for Chicago Bulls and 2012 to 2017 for Atlanta Hawks. He played 2017/2018 season for Cleveland Cavaliers and returned to Utah for the 2018/2019 season.

Kyle Korver playing stats (Picture: ESPN)

Right now, the Memphis Grizzlies acquired him on 6 July 2019.

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Who Is Kyle’s Wife?

Kyle relishes eight years of beautiful matrimony with wife, Juliet Richardson; an American singer by profession. The couple decided for their wedlock on 10 August 2011. For a fact, his wife was raised in a Christian family and choosing a career into Rock music was never considered.

Kyle Korver with wife Juliet (Picture: Fabwags)

Together they share three children; Kyra Elyse born in 2012, Knox Korver born in 2014 and Koen Korver born in 2016.

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Some Interesting Facts About Kyle Korver

  • Kyle’s father and mother played basketball at Central College in Pella.
  • The athlete’s grandfather is also a pastor at the Immanuel Reformed Church in Paramount, California.
  • He is the 2015 recipient of the NBA Sportsmanship Award.
  • Kyle’s wife wanted to become a model but she chose music after meeting musical group, Band 1 Plus 1 and has one album, Random Order released in 2005.
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