Klay Alexander Thompson alias Klay Thompson is an American professional Basketball player. Thompson is currently playing for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. Further, Thompson is one of the greatest shooters in NBA history. He is a 6’7’’ shooting guard. Altogether Klay owns about 9 personal titles. Besides this Klay is a three-time NBA champion,five-time NBA All-Star and two-time All NBA Third Team.
People are very much interested in knowing about this American basket player. So let’s find out Thompson’s early life,net-worth, family, etc together below.
Wiki Bio, Age, Birthday, Parents, Education
The greatest NBA shooter nicknamed Thompson was born on February 8, 1990. Klay was born in Los Angels, California, United States. The 29 years old player is American by Nationality. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He follows the Christianity religion. Further Klay Thompson is very close to his parents Mychal Thompson (father) and Julie Thompson (mother). Moreover, Klay’s father Mychal was a former NBA player and mother was a volleyball player. His mother Julie used to play volleyball while at the University of Portland and San Francisco. Klay’s father was from the Bahamas and his mother is European.
Besides this Klay raised along with his siblings Trayce Thompson and Mychel Thompson in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Further his brother Trayce is a baseball outfielder and Mychel is a basketball player. Thus we can say that sports travel in the blood of Thompson’s family.
He joined Santa Margarita Catholic High school in California. After completing his high school Klay graduated from Washington University, Pullman, Washington.
Further talking about his hobbies, he likes watching movies and listening to music. His favorite musician is Bob Marley and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.
Net-Worth & Salary
The professional basket player has an estimated net worth of $38 million. With worth $69 million Klay signed 4 years contract with The Warriors. According to this contract, his annually earning is $17 million. Further, Thompson had earned $31 million including salary and endorsement between June 2017 and June 2018. Among this $13 million was from endorsement. Moreover, Klay is currently getting $18 million in salaries.
Who is Klay Thompson’s Girlfriend ?
In summary, we can say that Thompson has a long list of his girlfriend. Moreover, Klay had dated Cherise Sandra (Los Angeles Rams cheerleader), Tiffany Suarez (school basketball player), Hannah Stocking (model, Youtube star).
Klay’s relation with Hannah lasted for one-year. Besides his other ending on the relationship, break up with Hannah was quite bitter. Hannah caught Klay cheating on her. Hanna publicly tweets accusing of clay cheating on her with a groupie.
The NBA star is currently dating American actress and model Laura Harrier. They started their relationship since November 2018. Furthermore, it has also come to hear that he was previously in a relationship with the Instagram model Carleen Henry before Laura. Currently, he is rumored for a breakup with Laura. But due to a lack of information, we are not sure about it. Further, Klay hasn’t married anyone yet.
Having an NBA player father Klay started playing basketball since his early childhood. Watching his game during school everyone has no doubt that the boy is going to be a future NBA player. In 2008 he was named in his junior season to All-Area second Team and Orange Country Third Team. Being a senior while in high school he led his team to 30-35 record and averaged 21 points per game. Further, he was named as the Division Three State Player of the year and League MVP due to his impressive performance. Then he started playing basketball for Washington University. Klay played there from 2008 to 2011 under the coaching of Tony Bennett. Further, he was named First-Team All-Pac-10 in 2010 and 2011.
In 2011 Thompson’s first steps toward professional basketball started. He got selected for 11th overall by the club Golden State Warriors in that year. Warrior’s general manager Larry Riley praised Klay for his shooting ability which ultimately increased Thompson’s confidence level. However, he was weak in defensive skills. Due to this, he didn’t get select for the 2012 NBA Weekend Rising Stars Challenge. Later on in the four games after the decision, Klay improved his defensive skills too.
Thompson scored a season-high 32 points against the Cleveland Cavaliers on January 9, 2013. Further, in the same year, Thompson along with his best basketball mate Stephen Curry was titled as the best shooting duo in the NBA history. Not only this they were nicknamed Splash Brothers by their fan. In October 2014 he signed a four-year extension with the warriors. Thompson has benefited Warriors a lot. While playing with warriors Klay became a three-time NBA champion,five-time NBA all-star, two-time All-NBA Third Team honoree. Not only this he also helped Warriors to their first NBA championship since 1975. And also the Key contributor in the Warriors2017 & 2018 titles.
Besides Thompson has also done some contribution to its nation. He represented the United States in different international competitions. Further, Klay owned the gold medal 2014 World Cup in Spain and 2009 FIBA under-19 World Championship in Auckland.
Height, Weight and Other body features
The Golden State warrior player is approximately 6 feet 7 inches (201 cm) tall. His body weighs 95 kg (209 Ibs). Being the son of different ethnicity parents Klay has got brown eyes and black hair.according to the source his Chest, Waist and Bicep size measures 46,36 and 16 respectively.