Tag: LaMelo Ball

LaMelo Ball (credits - Greenwich Time and Sportsnet)
LaMelo Ball (credits – Greenwich Time and Sportsnet)

LaMelo LaFrance Ball is an American basketball player born in Anaheim, California on 22nd August 2001. He is the son of LaVar Ball, the founder of the defunct Junior Basketball Association (JBA).

LeMalo’s first experience with the game began during high school when he played for Chino Hills High School, California in the year 2015. Currently, he is playing for the team Charlotte Hornets of the NBA. Charlotte Hornets drafted LeMalo in the NBA draft of 2020. 

His professional career began with the Lithuanian basketball team, Prienai in 2018. He later moved to Los Angeles Ballers and Illawarra Hawks before his NBA debut on December 23, 2020. He became the NBA Rookie of the Year in the first Season (2020-2021).

In the next season, Ball was named to be the NBA All-Star game for the first time. He is also the second youngest player in the NBA right after LeBron James, to attain the record of 1000 points, rebounds, and assists. 

LeMelo recently suffered an injury and underwent surgery on March 1, 2023, and is now ruled out for this season.

Age 21
Date of Birth 22 August 2001
Net worth $ 22 million
NBA Draft 2020
Spouse Analicia Chaves (Ana Montana)
Kids …….
Endorsements Puma

LaMelo Ball net worth

Ball’s total net worth as of 2023 is expected to be $22 million. He has managed to earn this hefty amount through his successful basketball career and is expected to earn more in the future. 

LaMelo Ball wife and kids

LaMelo is yet to marry. He has been involved with social media influencer and model Ana Montana, whose real name is Analicia Chaves. The couple has been dating since February 2022. Although there are no photographs of them together as a couple.

Ana has a sensational follower base of 2.6 million on Instagram. She is reportedly 12 years older than LaMelo.

LaMelo Ball current contract

LaMelo signed a 4-year agreement with the Charlotte Hornets worth $35.5 million. He last received an annual salary of $8,899,069 approx. 

LaMelo Ball business and endorsements

LaMelo Ball has an endorsement contract with Puma which is reportedly worth $100 million. He has also been earning a good sum of money through his business investments. He is one of the prominent athletes to invest in the sports streaming application Buzzer. 

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