Is Kevin Durant married? Regarding his marital status, Durant is an unmarried man. However, he was previously in the relationship with Monica Wright who is famous for being a point guard in the WNBA. As per some online sources, he also dated estate agent Cassandra Anderson but broke off before celebrating their wedding. He was also rumored to have dated the American model Joie Chavis in 2014. Let’s explore in detail about Durant’s wiki including some interesting personal facts about him:
Who is Kevin Durant?
Kevin Wayne Durant was born on September 29, 1988, which makes his age be 32 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is an American professional basketball player who is most noted for his playing career with Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Early Life and Education
Kevin landed the planet in 1988 and his place of birth is in Washington, D.C., the United States of America. Regarding his family life, he was born to the parents named Wayne Pratt (father) and Wanda Durant (mother). His father Wayne deserted the family when he was just an infant which made his parents got divorced. He was raised with the help of Grandmother Barbara Davis. Later, his father came back to his life when he was 13 years old and helped him by taking to several to basketball tournaments.
He is also blessed with other three siblings including two brothers named Tony and Rayvonne and a sister, Brianna. He spent most of his early days in Prince George’s County, Maryland with his siblings. He was comparatively taller in height compared to other children of his age. During his middle school age, he reached a height of 6 feet tall. He was the teammate to future NBA players like Ty Lawson, Greivis Vásquez and Michael Beasley while playing Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball in Maryland.
He played his high school basketball at National Christian Academy for a couple of years and also spent one year with Oak Hill Academy. He came to limelight after being named as the Washington Post All-Met Basketball Player of the Year.
Career and Professional Life
After being drafted in the 2007 NBA draft by the Seattle SuperSonics as the second overall pick, he started making his regular-season game. While playing in a match against the Atlanta Hawks, he made his first game-winning shot of his professional career on November 16. With an average of 20.3 points, he was named the NBA Rookie of the Year.
He set a Rookie Challenge record at the 2009 NBA All-Star Weekend with 46 pounds. He was still experiencing growth in his height is 6 feet and 11 inches tall. He was selected in his first NBA All-Star Game during the 2009–10 season. He turned as the youngest NBA scoring champion with an average score of 30.1 points per game. He signed a five-year contract extension with the Thunder prior to the start of the 2010–11 season, the deal was worth approximately 86 million USD.
From his long successful professional playing career, he has been able to earn two NBA championships, two Finals MVP Awards, an NBA Most Valuable Player Award, four NBA scoring titles, two NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Awards, two Olympic gold medals and the NBA Rookie of the Year Award.
Kevin is also known for being one of the highest-earning basketball players in the world which have made him have various endorsement deals with companies like Nike and Foot Locker. He has also entered into the acting industry by appearing in the 2012 American family comedy film Thunderstruck which was directed by John Whitesell.
Kevin Durant isn’t married yet. However, he has been into the limelight for his personal life details as well. Previously, he dated Monica Wright. He was also romantically linked with estate agent Cassandra Anderson. He also became involved with the popular online video platform, YouTube in 2017 as he visited YouTube’s headquarters in February. He started uploading live stream vlogs into his YouTube account which he created on April 7, 2017. He also worked together with producer Brian Grazer’s Imagine Television on February 13, 2018, for creating basketball-themed scripted drama for Apple.
American basketball player Kevin Durant stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 10 inches (2.08 m). He weighs about 109 kilograms or 240 lbs which makes him perfect as per his tall height. With dark brown colored hair and eyes, his chest, arms (biceps) and waits for measures 43, 15½ and 35 inches respectively. It’s an amazing fact that Kevin needs a shoe size of 18 (US) or 51 (EU). Being a religious man, he has kept religious tattoos on his stomach, back and wrist.
Salary and Net worth
One of the highest-earning basketball players in the world, Kevin Durant has an estimated net worth 170 million USD. He is one of the most highly paid players in the world making him financially strong. He has also raised his fortune from his endorsement activities by being the part of renowned companies including Nike.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Kevin Durant is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia. Join him on Twitter @kdtrey5 where he has amassed more than 19 million followers. Likewise, he is also available on Instagram@easymoneysniper where he has garnered over 12 million followers.