Kyrie Irving is the point guard for the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA. Irving was born on the 23rd of March 1992 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His father’s name is Drederick Irving and his mother’s name is Elizabeth Irving. He is also the stepson of Shetellia Irving. Kyrie Irving also has an older sister named Asia and a younger sister named London.
Kyrie Irving holds dual citizenship and is of Lakota heritage. Irving played for Montclair Kimberley Academy and became the second person to score 1,000 points in the school’s history. He also played at St. Patrick High School where he played with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. In 2009, Irving led the USA East team to the title in the Nike Global Challenge. He was also crowned MVP with 21.3 points and 4.3 assists per game. In 2010, he was selected to the 2010 Junior National Select team and played at the Nike Hoop Summit.
Irving was drafted to the NBA at the 2011 NBA Draft. He was the first pick of the first round. Since joining the league, Kyrie has cemented his status as one of the best dribblers to ever grace the game. He has won 1 NBA title so far, with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He formed a formidable duo with the legendary LeBron James at the Cavaliers that saw them win a championship in 2016.
Together with a championship ring, Kyrie also holds the 2021 Rookie Of The Year award and the 2014 All-Star game MVP award as well. So far in his career, Kyrie has made it onto the All-Star team on 7 occasions.
|Date of Birth
|23rd March 1992
|American and Australian
|Past NBA teams
|Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets
|#1 Round 1, 2011
|Azurie Elizabeth Irving
|Nike, Panini, Pepsi, Skullcandy
Irving has made a fortune while playing in the NBA for more than a decade now. It is estimated that his net worth is around $90 million.
The Olympic champion is in a relationship with Marlene Golden Wilkerson, who is a model. The pair met in late 2018 and announced their engagement the next year.
Irving is the father of two children. A daughter named Azurie Elizabeth Anil, and in 2020, he welcomed a boy.
Pepsi, Skullcandy, and Nike are some big endorsement deals signed by the pro basketball player.
Irving has a staggering sneaker deal with Nike which is worth $11 million. He has a signature shoe line with the company.
The 31-year-old signed a four-year contract with the Brooklyn Nets in 2019 as a free agent. His contract is worth a staggering, $136 million. His current contract has a massive $36 million per year deal with the Mavericks.
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