You don’t have to watch NBA to know about Kyrie Irving. Every aspiring child who wants to become a basketball player knows who he is and rightfully so. He is a legend at the sport, who has won the prestigious NBA championship. Moreover, Kyrie has played for the NBA giant Cleveland Cavaliers and is currently a part of Boston Celtics.
Kyrie is a recognized and respected everywhere he goes. He has a huge fan following and lots of admirers. He is also called “Uncle Drew” as a role of his movie ,released in 2018. The NBA star has a following of 12.6 million on his Instagram account and 4.32 million on his twitter account.
Kyrie Irving’s Relationships and Daughter
Kyrie Irving is single at the moment. However, he has been in a long list of relationships. The NBA star has dated Gabrielle Lexa, Kehlani Parrish, Chantel Jeffries, Natalia Garibotto, Callie Rivers and Ashley Bishop to name a few. Among all the women that he dated, he had a daughter with Texas Beauty, Andrea Wilson. He named her Azurie Elizabeth in honor of his late mother Elizabeth Irving.
Azurie came to this world on November 23, 2015, the couple’s breakup. Irving adores his daughter very much and sometimes takes her to his games.
Kyrie Irving’s Professional Career
Kyrie Irving is one of the best basketball players. He was extremely good at the sport during his high school and college days. Irving’s professional career began after entering the 2011 NBA draft. Cleveland Cavaliers selected the player as the first overall pick. On 10th December 2011, Irving signed the contract with the team alongside teammate Tristan Thompson. Irving stayed with the club up until 2017. During his time with the club he won ‘Rookie of the Year’ 2012, ‘NBA All-star game 2014’ and the NBA championship in 2016. Besides this, he also sustained a number of injuries during this time.
On August 22, 2018 Cleveland Cavaliers traded Irving for Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, Isaiah Thomas, and the right to Brooklyn Net’s 2018 first-round draft pick. The point guard player debuted for the Celtics against his former club Cavaliers on 17th October, 2017. However, they lost the match with a score of 102-99.
Furthermore, Kyrie was also a member of the National Team for USA in the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team won gold medal and Irving joined LeBron James, Michael Jordan and Scottie Rippen in becoming the fourth player to win the NBA and gold medal in the same year.
How much is Kyrie Irving worth?
Irving is extremely wealthy. He has amassed an incredible amount of fortune and lives a lavish life. According to reports, he has an annual salary of $17 million. Furthermore, he owns a $800,000 house in Westlake, Ohio. On top of that, Kyrie owns lavish cars including, Ferrari 458 Italia, Lamborghini Aventador, Lamboghini SV Roadster, KIA XK3, Audi R8 and Jeep Wrangler. Kyrie also makes a hefty amount from brand deals and endorsements for companies like Nike and Pepsi. As of 2019, his net worth is an astounding $50 million.
Kyrie Irving: Early Life, Mother, Father and Siblings
Kyrie Andrew Irving was born in Melbourne, Australia in March 23, 1992 to parents Drederick Irving and Elizabeth Irving. Kyrie’s father, Drederick was a basketball player at Boston University and played professionally for Bulleen Boomers. For siblings, Irving has two sisters: Asia and London. Along with his family, Irving moved to US when he was 2 years of age. However, when he was 4 years old his mother passed away due to an illness. After that, he was raised by his father and his aunts.
Irving developed a keen interest in Basketball watching his father play. He promised that one day he would play in the NBA through a note attached to his closet. Kyrie trained at Boston University’s basketball skill camp and became one of the best players around. As a result, the head coach Dennis Wolff offered him a scholarship to study at the university. Furthermore, he completed his high school from Montclair Kimberley Academy and went on to study at Duke College.
Kyrie Irving: Physical Qualities
Irving is a giant with the height of 6 feet 3 inches and weight of 88 kg. In addition to that, he has short black hair and black colored eyes. The NBA star has an athletic body with the shoe size of 12 (US).
Facts of Kyrie Andrew Irving
|Full Name:||Kyrie Andrew Irving|
|Birth Date:||March 23, 1991|
|Height:||6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)|
|Net Worth||$50 million|
|Siblings||Asia and London Irving|
|Kids||Aurie Elizabeth Irving|
|Kyrie Andrew Irving Facebook|
|Kyrie Andrew Irving Twitter|
|Kyrie Andrew Irving Instagram|
|View more / View less Facts of Kyrie Andrew Irving|