Kyle Kuzma - Biography
Last Modified: Oct 5, 2020
|Best Known For:||Los Angeles Lakers, NBA|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
|Born on :||July 24, 1995 (age 25)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Burton, Michigan, USA|
|Mother's Name:||Karri Kuzma|
Andre Smith (half-brother)
|High School:||Bentley High School|
|University:||University of Utah|
|Ethnicity:||Biracial (African-American, Caucasian)|
|Marital Status:||In Relationship|
|Girlfriend Name:||Winnie Harlow|
|Height:||2.06 meter (6 feet 9 inch)|
|Weight:||99 kg (218.26 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Kyle Kuzma?
Kyle Kuzma is a basketball player by profession and American by nationality. He currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Kyle Kuzma – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings
Kyle Kuzma’s birth took place on July 24, 1995, in Burton, Michigan, USA. He was raised by his single mother Karri Kuzma, who had become pregnant with him in college. Karri Kuzma was an athlete in high school, college and was a two-time Class B shot put champion.
He grew up in Flint, Michigan with his younger half-brother Andre Smith and younger half-sister Briana Smith. Kuzma is biracial and has only met his biological father once when he was still an infant. He views his step-father Larry Smith as a father figure.
Growing up, Kyle Kuzma moved around a lot. Once Karri Kuzma and her three children lived in the unfinished basement of her grandparents’ home for a few months.
Kyle Kuzma with his mother and half-siblings (fabwags)
For education, he attended Bentley High School. After graduation, he studied at the University of Utah from 2014 to 2017. He graduated with a degree in sociology.
His ethnicity includes African-American and Caucasian.
Kyle Kuzma – Girlfriend, Relationship
Kuzma was in a relationship with girlfriend Katya Elise Henry, an Instagram star. They began dating from late 2018 and had broken up in mid-2019. He was also rumored to be dating Sophia Jamora before Elise Henry.
In July 2019 Kyle Kuzma was rumored to be dating model Kendall Jenner after the two were spotted together on a boat on July 4. However the rumors turned out to be false.
He is currently dating model Winnie Harlow.
Kyle Kuzma – Career
Kuzma had offers to play with numerous Division I schools and decided to join the University of Utah. However, he redshirted his freshman year as he signed with his University late but got to play basketball in the following years.
In 2017 NBA draft Kyle Kuzma was picked by Brooklyn Nets with the 27th overall pick and was traded to Los Angeles Lakers. He signed a rookie scale contract with the Lakers on n July 3, 2017.
Kyle Kuzma has played with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2017-2018, 2018-2019 seasons.
His college stats are 96 GP, 64 GS, 21.0 MPG, .506 FG%, .302 3P%, .631 FT%, 5.6 RPG, 1.5 APG, .3 SPG, .4 BPG, 10.1 PPG.
Kyle Kuzma’s NBA star from 2017 to 2018 is 147 GP, 105 GS, 32.1 MPG, .453 FG%, .335 3P%, .731 FT%, 5.9 RPG, 2.2 APG, .6 SPG, .4 BPG, 17.3 PPG.
Kyle Kuzma – Awards, Honors
Kyle Kuzma was named NBA All-Rookie First Team (2018), Rising Stars Challenge (2018, 2019), NBA Rising Stars Challenge MVP (2019).
Kyle Kuzma – Net Worth, Salary
His net worth is estimated to be over $3 million while his salary for 2019-2020 season is $1,974,600.
If his contract with Los Angeles Lakers will remain, he will be earning $3,562,178 and $5,282,711 in 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons respectively.
Kyle Kuzma – Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter
On social media, Kyle Kuzma is active on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter with thousands of followers. He also has an official website – kylekuzma.com.
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