Lonzo Ball is the popular basketball player from America who plays professionally for Los Angeles Lakers. He is 6ft 6in high and plays at point guard position for UCLA Bruins. Born on 27th October, 1997 in California, Ball has managed to make a fortune of around $10 M already at such a young age. He’s son of Lavar Ball, the former American football player, while his mother played basketball in college for Cal State LA Golden Eagles. He attended school at Chino Hills High School and then studied at University of California, Los Angeles.
Ball, as well as his brothers, started playing basketball with their father to first learn the art of the game. He spent 4 years playing varsity basketball at the Chino Hills High School which his coach was Steve Baik. Ball’s average was 25 points, 9.1 assists and 11 rebounds during 2014-15 season. Being a senior, Ball averaged triple-double, took Huskies to an amazing 35-0 record, and also bagged a state title as well. Some of the high school honors for Lonzo Ball include “Morgan Wotten National Player of Year”, “Mr. Basketball USA”, and “Naismith Prep Player of Year”. Ball had also been dubbed the top point guard by Scout and ESPN in California and Western region.
Ball’s career as a basketball pro continued with UCLA Bruins and he managed to break record of most assist within a single season by making 7.6 assists. His average of 14.7 points, 1.9 steals and 6.1 rebounds in 2016-17 season also helped him live up to his reputation. He also won Wayman Tisdale Award in 2017. Sporting News and USBWA also named him first-team All-American as well while his honors at the college include “first-team All-Pac-12” and “Pac-12 Freshman of the Year”. Los Angeles Lakers selected Ball with 2nd overall pick during NBA draft in 2017.
If you want to find another reason for recognizing Ball family, their apparel and lifestyle company Big Baller Brand is also very well-known. They sell lots of different types of hats, shirts and sweaters. ‘Z02: PRIME by Lonzo Ball’ is the signature footwear of the company which debuted back in the May of 2017. Their prices start at $495 and go as high as $695. They have also unveiled “Z02: WET” and “Z02: Signature Slides” as well.
With a whopping $10 million net worth, Lonzo Ball is one of the richest players around. He has signed a $13.75 million contract for 2 years with Los Angeles Lakers back in 2017. This is a fully guaranteed contract and Ball will be earning around $6.87m annual salary on average from this contract. His net worth also has contributions from the merchandise sale of the Big Baller Brand.
Ball is currently in relationship with UC Riverside football player Denise Garcia who belongs to West Covina, California. She’s graduated from Chino Hills High School and played soccer from Seattle University prior to her transfer to University of California, Riverside. In July 2018, the couple became parents to the baby girl named Zoey Christina.