|Real Name/Full Name||Kevin Maurice Garnett|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Kevin Garnett|
|Birth Place:||Greenville, South Carolina, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||19 May 1976|
|Age/How Old:||46 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimeters – 211 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 11″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 109 Kg
In Pounds – 240.30 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – O’ Lewis McCullough
Mother – Shirley Garnett
|Siblings:||Louis McCullough (Brother), Sonya Garnett (Sister), Ashley Garnett (Sister)|
|School:||Mauldin High School, South Carolina|
|College:||Farragut Career Academy High School, Chicago|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Brandi Padilla|
|Kids/Children Name:||Capri Garnett|
|Profession:||Basketball Player, Athlete, Actor|
|Net Worth:||$150 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Kevin Maurice Garnett is a former basketball player from America who used to play in NBAs (National Basketball Association). He is included in the top five NBA players to receive the “Most Valuable Player” as well as the “Defensive Player of the Year” awards. In 2004 in West Conference Finals, he also leads Timberwolves and received the NBA MVP award. He also holds franchise records for the Timberwolves. For his emphatic dunking and agility, he is often referred to as “The Big Ticket.”
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Biography and Early Life
On 19th of May in 1976, in Greenville, South Carolina, Kevin Garnett (KG) was born. He was the second child out of three children in his family. He was with Shirley Garnett, his girlfriend. Garnett’s mother never married O ‘Lewis McCullough, his father. Garnett grew up in the presence of his stepfather Ernest Irby. But Garnett and his two sisters didn’t accept Ernest as his father.
When Garnett was in Mauldin high school he started to grow a love for Basketball. And from that age, he was playing. But due to some cast racial fight between the black and the white, he feared being targeted, so he shifted to Farragut Career Academy High School, Chicago. At the age of 10, He decided to be a basketball player. For his success, his mother helped him a lot to achieve such a position. So Garnett attributes most of his success to his mother.
Garnett was the youngest NBA player at the time. Since he was just 19 years and 11 months old. He joined the NBA bill in 1995 and was chosen by Minnesota Timberwolves with the fifth overall selection.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Kevin Garnett in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Kevin Garnett’s age is 46 years old as of today’s date 23rd March 2023 having been born on 19 May 1976. Though, he is 6′ 11″ in feet and inches and 211 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 240.30 lbs in Pound and 109kg in Kilograms.
Initially, Garnett attended Middle School in Hillcrest. He went to complete his 1st three years of high school from Mauldin High School in Mauldin, South Carolina.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Kevin Maurice Garnett was a star level NBA player. In July 2004, Kevin got married to his girlfriend Brandi Padilla during a private ceremony in California. Due to the wedding, that year Garnett wasn’t able to take part in Athens. Later Garnett and Padilla had their child named Capri Garnett.
Later they weren’t able to run their married life peacefully, on July 12, 2018, Padilla filed a divorce, asking for custody of the children.
Is Kevin Garnett Gay?
Kevin is not a Gay celebrity, he is a straight man. Later he married Brandi Padilla. Although their relation didn’t succeed for a longer time. Before Padilla, Garnett has dated 2 women.
In 1995, Garnett was the first one to be drafted directly out of school by the NBA drafts Minnesota Timberwolves. Garnett showed improvement in his playing techniques during 1997-98. He was able to earn 18.5 points with 9.6 rebounds. Following this Garnett was able to score 20.5 points with 10.4 rebounds, his career started to take off around this time.
In August 1997, Garnett and Fleisher were offered a contract worth 120 million dollar from Timberwolf’s, but they refused to join them. Garnett broke out as a superstar during the 53rd season of the NBA due to the lockout. Through the midway of the season, Stephon Marbury was traded to the New Jersey nets. To this, the wolves received two times all-star, Terrel Brandon. To this big change in the team, wolves were not able to overcome that and has to face defeat in the first round. To this time losing was from 3-1, the champions were San Antonio Spurs.
Also in the same year, the team was fined by Leagues for the free signing of Joe Smith which was illegal. The consequence of this is that General Manager Kevin McHale was banned for one year. During 2001-02, Garnett showed his skill and achieved an average of 21.2 points with 12.1 rebounds. Whereas in 2004-05 Garnett broke the records and score a total of 43 points with 17 rebounds.
In exchange for AI Jefferson, Gerald Green, Theo Rattliff, and Ryan Gomes, Garnett was traded to Boston Celtics on 31 July 2007. The 7 for 1 deal was reported in a league match in history for the greatest number of players traded for a single-player. During 2010-11 Garnet and Celtic started strong of winning 23 out of 26 matches.
And eventually, on September 23, in 2016, after playing 21 NBA seasons, Garnett announced his retirement.
During his playing years, he was able to win several honors. He was the first player to score at least 25,000 points in NBA history with 10,000 rebounds over six consecutive seasons.
Garnett won the Olympic Gold Medal in 2000. He is appreciable to hold the position of NBA most valuable player in 2004. He also received the NBA champion award in 2008. He also won the National Basketball Association award in 2006.
IN 2006 he received the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award. He was given the 30th position in Slam Magazine in 2009 that was the revision of the top 30 best players of all time.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kevin Garnett in 2023
As of 2023, His net worth is $150 million. He is the highest-paid player of all time. During his final session with the NBA, Garnett earned a total of $10 million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
1) He signed a six-year contract with Minnesota Timberwolves in 1997, that worth an incomparable $126 million.
2) Kevin had an alleged relationship with a dancer.
3) He also bought season tickets for that dancer.
4) Kevin’s mother-in-Law was a southern California native.
5) Kevin and Padilla owned a home in Concord, Massachusetts.
What we see Kevin Garnett today is only by his hard work. He made his passion for his profession and moved on in it. At a very young age he was selected in the NBA, so to this, we can say how dedicated he was to his gameplay.