Harper Hempel Biography

Harper Hempel is a social media marketer, former volleyball athlete, photographer, and a social media personality famously known as the long-time girlfriend of Denver Nugget star, Jamal Murray.

Early life

Harper was born on August 31st, 1996 in Lexington Kentucky. She is Christian and of mixed ethnicity. She grew up with her brother Conner Hempel who is a Harvard graduate. Her father Rich Hempel is the owner and c- founder of the company e-coach. The company offers high-level instructions to NBA coaches through a virtual platform. There is not much information available about her other family members. Currently, she is 24years old.

Harper hasn’t shared much about her but it is believed that she completed her high school education at the Ryle high school in her hometown Lexington, Kentucky. She was an active part of her school’s volleyball team. She later went to join the Gotten school of business, University of Kentucky to pursue a degree in Marketing and digital media. While in her sophomore year she joined the college volleyball team. She has not shared any more about her other qualifications, skills, and expertise.

Harper Hempel Career

Harper is a graduate in marketing and media degree and has built her profession in the same. She works as a social media marketer and businesswoman and has been an athlete who did play volleyball throughout her school as well as college years but did not pursue the same as her career. She is also a professional photographer. It had been her long-time hobby and she finally pursued it. She currently owns a photography company under the name “Harper Hempel photography” located in Kentucky.

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The company specializes in portrait shots. There is not much information available regarding her jobs and positions over the years but it is known that she joined All social Jessie as social media marketing manager in 2019. As of 2020, she works as the social media community manager for Fact & Fiction. She also takes up consultancies for handling social media.


Harper got involved in a sex tape scandal earlier in 2019 when a video with her boyfriend Jamal was released on his Instagram account. The two had been extremely private about their relationship over the years but as the video surfaced, both got a lot of media attention. A couple of trolled and there were various memes circulating all over the internet. Jamal informed that the video was revealed by a third person who allegedly hacked his account.

Due to the incident, they suffered mentally and has to take a break from social media. Harper deleted her Instagram account immediately after the incident. She went on Twitter to ask people to delete the video being her private and sensitive matter. As of now, Harper is back on her Instagram account and actively posts.

Harper Hempel Biography

Real Name Harper Hempel
Birth Date 30 August 1996
Age 24 Years
Birth Place Union, Kentucky, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Volleyball Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimetres – 172 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs
Body Measurements 35-25-35
Bra Size 34
Waist Size 25
Hips Size 35
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father Richard Hempel
Mother Colleen Hempel
Sister None
Brother Conner Hempel


School Kentucky University
College Kentucky University

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Is she a Lesbian? No
Boyfriend? Jamal Murray
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Personal life

Harper likes to keep her life private and doesn’t share much about it on her social media. She is currently in a relationship with NBA basketball player, Jamal Murrey. The two met in 2015 in sophomore year at the University of Kentucky while both of them were athletes for their college. They have been dating ever since. They are currently in a long-distance relationship.  Harper is close friends with her college volleyball teammates Anna Nyberg, Meredith Klare, Alex Schlute, and Lauren Hollman. She has been on several trips with her girlfriends. Recently her family added a new member to their family. Her brother recently married a petite fashion model Olivia Rink. Harper is known to be a travel enthusiast and she loves to collect shoes. She currently lives in Kentucky with her family.

Social media

Harper enjoys a huge following on her social media accounts. She got famous for being the girlfriend of Jamal Murrey. After her Instagram controversy, she gained a large number of followers. Currently, she has a following of 73.8k on her Instagram. She has maintained an aesthetic profile and likes to post about her daily life, friends, and trips.

Harper Hempel Net worth

Harper leads a luxurious lifestyle with a lot of travel and trips, luxury cars, stay at premium hotels and resorts, etc.  She sources her income through her social media consultancy and photography business which has led her to afford a luxurious lifestyle. Her income as of 2021 is estimated to be approximately  $600,000.

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  • Harper was captain of her school volleyball team for three years in a row.
  • She faced a lot of mental distress after the Instagram controversy and also lost her job.
  • Harper was an instructional coach for the Northern Kentucky volleyball club in 2017.
  • She was an intern at the Kentucky innovation network in the final year of her college.

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