Kyle Kuzma - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 23, 2022

Kyle Kuzma
Nick Name: Kuz
Profession: Basketball player
Best Known For: Los Angeles Lakers (baseball player)
Salary: $1.9746 million
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 24, 1995 (age 28)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Kyle Alexander Kuzma
Birth Place: Burton, Michigan, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: Karri Kuzma
Siblings: 2

Andre Smith (half-brother)
Briana Smith (half-sister)

High School: Bentley High School
University: University of Utah
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (African-American, Caucasian)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Winnie Harlow

Body Measurements

Height: 2.06 meter (6 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 99 kg (218.26 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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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, the USA as Kyle Alexander Kuzma. 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, and 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 stepfather 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 grandparent's home for a few months.

Kyle Kuzma with his mother and half-siblings (fabwags)

Education, Ethnicity

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 his girlfriend Katya Elise Henry, an Instagram star. They began dating in 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.

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Kyle Kuzma, Winnie Harlow (DailyMail)

Kyle Kuzma – Career

Early 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.

With Lakers

In the 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, and 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.

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Kyle Kuzma (calisportsnews)

Kyle Kuzma – Awards, Honors

Kyle Kuzma was named NBA All-Rookie First Team (2018), Rising Stars Challenge (2018, 2019), and 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 the 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 the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons respectively.

Kyle Kuzma – Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter

On social media, Kyle Kuzma is active on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter with thousands of followers. He also has an official website –

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