|Real Name/Full Name||Luke Theodore Walton|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Luke Walton|
|Birth Place:||San Diego, California|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||28 March 1980|
|Age/How Old:||40 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 203cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′8″
|Weight:||In Kilograms –107 Kg
In Pounds – 235 lbs
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father– Bill Walton
Mother – Susie Walton
|Siblings:||Adam Walton, Nathan Walton, Chris Walton|
|School:||University of San Diego High School|
|College:||University of Arizona|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Bre Ladd|
|Kids/Children Name:||2 children|
|Profession:||Basketball Coach, former basketball player|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Last Updated:||February 2021|
Luke Walton is an American professional coach and a former player. He is the head coach of the ‘Sacramento Kings’ in the NBA. He played the NBA as a player from the Los Angeles Lakers as a forward, winning two titles. He also served the Golden State Warriors as an assistant coach, and he is known for guiding his team to its longest winning streak.
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Biography and Early Life
Luke was born on 28th March 1980 in San Diego, California. He is the son of Susie Walton (mother) and Bill Walton (father), who is a former UCLA star and NBA Hall of Famer. Interestingly, he was named after his father’s close friend Maurice Lucas who is also a former player. He has three brothers Adam, Nathan and Chris.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Luke Walton in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Luke Walton’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 26th February 2021 having been born on 28 March 1980. Though, he is 6′8″ in feet and inches and 203 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 235 lbs in Pound and 107kg in Kilograms.
Luke got his schooling from the University of San Diego High School, San Diego, California from where he graduated in 1998. After that, for better Basketball opportunities he went to the University of Arizona, where he played under coach Lute Olson. He graduated from the university in 2003 with a degree in ‘Family Studies and Human Development’.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Luke has married Bre Ladd in 2013, who was his long-time girlfriend. They met at the University of Arizona only, and she used to play Volleyball on the varsity team. They also have two children together. For an interesting fact, Lucas and his father Bill Walton became the third father-son duo to win both NBA Championships as players. In 2019, former Spectrum SportsNet host Kelli Tennant filed a civil lawsuit against Lucas, accusing him of sexual assault, which was clearly denied by Lucas.
Is Luke Walton Gay?
NO … as per the sources searched for this Article there was nothing conforming onto that. He is happily married to his long time girlfriend with whom she also has two children.
Lucas was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2003 NBA Draft. He was a reserve player but was a very favorite of the fans. 2006-07 turned out to be the best year for Lucas when he scored a career high25 points against the Atlanta Hawks and also posted career-high per-game averages in minutes, field goal percentages, steals, blocks, rebounds, assists and points playing as a center-forward.
After that, he was signed by the Lakers to a six-year contract deal amounting $30 million. The Lakers then made three straight finals, winning the last two consecutively with Lucas also being a part of the team. In 2012, he was traded to ‘Cleveland Cavaliers’. Lucas’s first coaching experience came when he coached the University of Memphis as an assistant coach during the 2011 NBA Lockout.
He was also appointed as a player development coach for Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League. But his main coaching career started when he joined the Golden State Warriors as an assistant coach and the team also won the 2015 title. He was also an interim coach in the 2015-16 training camp as the usual head coach ‘Steve Kerr’ took an indefinite leave. His team performed very well under his coaching, winning by its largest margin and getting a 16th consecutive victory at the start.
In 2016, Lucas joined the Los Angeles Lakers as head coach replacing ‘Byron Scott’. In the season, the team showed remarkable improvement from their worst performance last season by winning 5 of their last six games.
He made some significant changes at the setup that year and players also spoke very highly of him. In 2018, they signed LeBron James for a four-year contract at $153.3 million. Slowly, differences occurred between Lucas and Johnson regarding his method of working and changes brought by him.
In 2019, Lucas and the Lakers parted ways after the team still missed getting into play-offs during all three seasons under him. In 2019, Lucas was hired by Sacramento Kings as the head coach. The general manager of Kings Vlade Divac is also a former teammate with Lucas. In that season, the Kings rebounded after a slow start.
Lucas was named the NBA Western Conference Coach of the Month for guiding his team to a great start in that month. In 2016, he was also voted as the ‘NBA Coach of the Year’ of the season.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Luke Walton in 2021
Lucas has served as a coach for many franchises and has also made decent money as a player himself. As of 2021, His net worth stands at around $20 million, which is an enormous amount.
While concluding, we can say that Luke Walton is a very successful basketball player and coach. From the very beginning, he was determined towards his goal, and one after the other, he kept on achieving success first as a player and then as a coach. After coaching the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers, he currently coaches the Sacramento Kings, and we wish him the very best for his new stint.