Kemba Walker is a professional basketball player in the United States who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a point guard for the Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets He is a member of the Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets. Walker has been a member of the NBA All-Star team four times. He has twice received the NBA Sportsmanship Award and has been voted the NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player. Kemba is going to the New York Knicks as he once again hit the headlines of the leading media.
Kemba Walker was born on May 8, 1990, in the Bronx, New York, United States, to Paul Walker and Andrea Walker. Akil Walker and Keya Walker are his two brothers, while Sharifa Walker is his sister. Walker is the youngest of siblings who grew up in the Sack-Wern Houses in Soundview, Bronx. His mother is an African-American with Antiguan ancestors who was raised in Antigua, and his father is Antiguan. He graduated from Rice High School in New York and was named to the McDonald’s All-American Team in his senior year after averaging 18.2 points per game. He was a member of the New York Gauchos AAU Basketball team, which finished first in the country. Kemba Walker started every game at UConn his freshman year and was chosen to the Big East All-Rookie Team.
Kemba Walker Career
In 2009, he helped the Huskies win the NCAA Tournament’s top spot. At school, he was a good student who was always focused on his schoolwork. He became an important member of his institution’s basketball squad after enrolling in college. He went on to the University of Connecticut after that. Initially, he was a member of the Connecticut Huskies, where he wowed everyone with his incredible sportsmanship. In his junior year, Kemba received tournament MVP honors after leading the Huskies to victory over the Louisville Cardinals in the Big East Championship. On April 4, 2011, Kemba led the University of Connecticut to the Division I Championship. In addition, he was named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
On April 1, 2011, Kemba departed the University of Connecticut and entered the 2011 NBA Draft. The Charlotte Bobcats drafted him ninth overall. During All-Star Weekend in 2012, Kemba took part in the Rising Stars Challenge. Against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Kemba Walker won his first NBA game. He was named Player of the Week in the Eastern Conference. The Charlotte Bobcats were renamed Charlotte Hornets in 2014-16. Kemba finished the 2014-15 season-opening game on October 29. He inked a four-year, $48 million contract with the Hornets the next day. After a successful operation to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee on January 28, 2015, Kemba was ruled out for six weeks.
Rise to Glory
Against the Miami Heat, he got his 7000th point with the Charlotte Hornets. He became the franchise’s fourth player to attain that milestone. On October 17, 2018, against the Milwaukee Bucks, Kemba scored 41 points, surpassing the franchise record for most points scored in a season opener. He set the NBA record for most three-point field goals in a season with 19 in the first three games of the season, and he became the first player in NBA history to make five or more three-point field goals in each of the first three games.
Kemba Walker signed a four-year, $141 million contract with the Boston Celtics on July 6, 2019. On October 23, 2019, he made his NBA debut against the Philadelphia 76ers. He set a season-high with 44 points in a game against the Indiana Pacers on December 11. Walker was signed to the Oklahoma City Thunder from the Boston Celtics on June 18, 2021, along with a 2021 first-round draft pick (16th overall) and a 2025 second-round draft pick, for big men Al Horford, Moses Brown, and a 2023 second-round draft pick.
Kemba Walker Biography
|Real Name||Kemba Walker|
|Birth Date||May 8, 1990|
|Age (as of 2021)||31 Years|
|Birth Place||The Bronx, New York, USA|
|Profession||Professional Basketball Player|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimeters – 183 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 83 kg – in Pounds – 184 lbs|
|Chest Size||44 Inches|
|Waist Size||34 Inches|
|Biceps Size||14 Inches|
|Shoe Size||11 (U.S.)|
|Sister||One (Sharifa Walker)|
|Brother||Two (Akil & Keya Walker)|
|School||Rice High School|
|College||University of Connecticut|
|Marital Status||In Relation|
|Who is his girlfriend?||Ashtyn Montgomery|
|Sport (except basketball)||Football|
Walker is a quiet, humble man who never forgets his roots. Kemba is in a relationship with Ashtyn Montgomery, an outstanding woman. The couple hasn’t revealed anything else about their relationship. They both travel extensively to enjoy their love lives.
Kemba Walker Net Worth
Walker is one of the most successful NBA basketball players in history. Until now, he has played basketball for several well-known teams. He also gets a lot of requests for advertisements from different brands. The 6-foot-tall player has had a successful professional career. He has dabbled in dance and singing in addition to being a fantastic basketball player. Walker released his mixtape, which was well-received by fans all over the world. He has a total net worth of $20 million, according to the most available numbers. In the future years, his total assets are projected to rise.
- Kemba collaborated with DJ Skee and Skee Sports to produce a mixtape on June 21, 2011. The mixtape includes songs written by Kemba and influenced by him.
- Walker is a dancer as well. For the television show Showtime at the Apollo, he performed three times at the Apollo Theater.
- Walker agreed to a multi-year sponsorship deal with Under Armour in 2011. Walker’s deal with Under Armour concluded in 2015. After that, he signed with Jordan Brand, a Nike affiliate.
- Shabazz Napier and Jeremy Lamb were his teammates at UConn.
- He plays as a point guard in the team.
- In November 2019, he received a concussion after colliding with Semi Ojeleye during a game against the Denver Nuggets.
- Friday Night Football (2002), Ballers (2015), and NBA on YES(2002) are among his most well-known works.
- From 2013 until 2019, he was a point guard for the Charlotte Bobcats.
- Since 2019, he has been a point guard for the Boston Celtics.
- He is a social activist who speaks frequently on social reform.