Shaw Kemp
Shawn Kemp
Real Name/Full Name Shawn Travis Kemp
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Shawn Kemp
Birth Place: Elkhart, Indiana, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 November 1969
Age/How Old: 54 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 208 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6’10”
Weight: In Kilograms – 104 kg
In Pounds – 228.8 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – Barbara Kemp
Siblings: Lisa Kemp
School: Concord High School
College: University of Kentucky
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Marvena L. Thomas (m. 2001)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (7)
Profession: Former Basketball player
Net Worth: $6 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Shawn Travis Kemp was born on 26th November 1969 in Elkhart, Indiana, United States. He was raised by his single mother because his father left them when he was in the nursery. Shawn Kemp was a former Basketball player of America. He has done exceptional work in National Basketball Association (NBA). Kemp was rated very high when he used to play basketball. He was like a tank when he was on the court. He is counted on the list of the very best basketball players of all time. Kemp was selected by Supersonic, and he became the youngest player to be selected by them.

Well, how well do you know about Shawn Kemp? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Shawn Kemp’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Shawn Kemp to date.

Biography and Early Life

Shawn Kemp was born and raised in Elkhart, Indiana. He used to live with his mother and sister as his father left his family when he has very small. His mother kept the family well and together, and she handled all the needs of everyone. Kemp was quite phenomenal in basketball since childhood. He was the best basketball player in his school and later when he joined the college he became the best basketball player in the nation. He looked after his family from then on.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Shawn Kemp in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Shawn Kemp’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 26 November 1969. Though, he is 6’10” in feet and inches and 208 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 228.8 lbs in Pound and 104kg in Kilograms.


Shawn Kemp was first admitted to Concord High School, where he used to play a lot of basketball. He later got a scholarship because of his exceptional basketball skills. However, his scholarship was later cancelled because of his poor performance in his studies. He later went to the University of Kentucky but was later removed by the college because of his low grades. He later joined Trinity Valley College to complete his graduation. Although he was selected by the NBA at the age of 19, so he left the college.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Shawn Kemp has been married once to Marvena L. Thomas. However, he has been in a relationship several times. He has a total of seven children, six daughters and one son. He is currently with Marvena, and they are very happy together. They are now married for 20 years, and they form a formidable pair together.

Shawn Kemp has been involved in various trouble because of the illegal possession of drugs and weapons. He has been arrested few times for having cocaine and marijuana under his possession. He has once arrested for keeping a semi-automatic pistol with him.

Kemp, a few years ago has opened a bar named Oskar’s Kitchen. Though his business becomes blunt, and the bar was closed in 2015. He later opened a store in 2020, a cannabis dispensary. He named the store Shawn Kemp’s Cannabis.

Is Shawn Kemp Gay?

Shawn Kemp is a happily married man for the last 20 years. He is also the father of seven children. He has also been in several relationships. So, it’s quite obvious from the above data that Shawn Kemp is not gay.

Professional Career

Shawn Kemp started his professional career in 1989 when he was assigned to NBA with Supersonics. He became the youngest player of the club to be assigned by them. He played there for a very long time, and he became a legend in that club. He has won many awards and championship with the club that made his career even more successful.

Later in 1997, he left Supersonics to join Cleveland Cavaliers. He joined the club with a contract of three years. Although in his first season, he has suffered a lot because of his overweight and lack of intensity for the match. Despite his weight, Kemp was able to perform exceptionally, but he was failed to win a lot.

In 2000, he joined Portland Trailblazers for a contract of two years, but his form was on a decline, and he started to show fatigue. He wasn’t able to perform many there, and he was also involved in drugs.

Later he joined Orlando Magic for one season, which hasn’t gone well too. It was the end of his career; although he tried to make a come back several times, it was all in vain.


Shawn Kemp has won plenty of awards and championship with the respective clubs he played for. He was the most talented teenage basketball player. He was named Reign Man by his first club Supersonics. Kemp was also able to win a gold medal for his national team in FIBA World Championship. He has played an exceptional level of basketball in his career, and as a consequence, he was able to win so many awards and accolades.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Shawn Kemp in 17th June 2024

Shaw Kemp Net Worth
Shawn Kemp Net Worth

As of 2024, Shawn Kemp has a net worth of $6 million. He has had a very beautiful and successful career in basketball. Shawn has played with few clubs, but he has performed exceptionally well for Supersonics. He has earned a lot of money from his time as a basketball player.

As to conclude things here, we can say that Shawn Kemp was a phenomenal basketball player who had played the game for 13 years. He has been on top of his career for few years, but as time continued, he started to show signs of fatigue. The way his career is the same way his career fell too.

He has earned a lot of awards and achievements during the time he played. He has had many weight complications too, and because of that, his career ended way before time. He was also involved in many drugs charges which have caused him a lot of troubles.

Now he is retired and living his life peacefully. We wish him good luck for the rest of his career.


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