Lonzo Ball Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Aug, 2017
Facts of Lonzo Ball
Date of Birth: 1997 , October-27
Age: 21 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Name Lonzo Ball
Father LaVar Ball
Mother Tina Ball
Birth Place/City Los Angeles
Ethnicity White
Profession Basketball player
Net Worth $14 million
Girlfriend Denise Garcia
Siblings LaMelo Ball, LiAngelo Ball
View more / View Less Facts of Lonzo Ball

Synopsis

The America professional basketball player Lonzo Anderson Bill was selected second overall in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. He played one year of college basketball at UCLA. 

At Chino Hills High School, Anderson was also the 2016 Morgan Wooten Player of the Year and 2016 Naismith Prep Player of the Year.

Early Life and Education

Lonzo Ball was born on October 27, 1997, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area in Ahaheim, California. He is the son of LaCar and Tina Ball. Both of his parents were former college basketball players. He transferred to Cal State Los Angeles after playing at Washington State.

Ball also played professionally American football for the London Monarchs in the World League of American Football. He was raised up with the younger brothers, LiAngelo and LaMelo. His 15 years old brother, LeMelo is also an American basketball player.

Ball began playing the basketball at the tender age of 2. He played basketball at Chino High School in Chino, Hills. During his junior year in 2014-15, he averaged 25 points, 11 rebounds, 9.1 assists, and 5 blocks.

Moreover, due to his marvelous performing in every game, Ball also achieved several nationals honors including, Naismith Prep Player of the Year, Morgan Wootten National Player of the Year, Mr. Basketball USA, and USA Today Boys Basketball Player of the Year respectively.

College Career

He signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the University of California, Los Angeles in November 2015 and played for the Bruins. After that, he helped to lead the nation in assists and transformed the Bruins into the top scoring offense in the country.

Additionally, Ball won the Wayman Tisdale Award by the USBWA as the top freshman in the nation. Lonzo belongs to American nationality and ethnicity wise, he is of mixed ethnical descent. 

Professional Career

Los Angeles Lakers selected Lonzo Ball second overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, on June 22, 2017. He was selected as Lakers' third straight choice for 2017 NFL after D’Angelo Russell and Brandon Ingram simultaneously in 2015 and 2016 respectively. 

On July 3, 2017, Lonzo signed with the Lakers for a four-year rookie scale deal. On July 3, 2017, Lonzo signed with the Lakers for a four-year rookie scale deal.

Personal Life and Affair 

The 19 years old, Lonzo Ball is yet to be married. But, he is in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend UC Riverside soccer star Denise Garcia. The couple has been together since they both attended Chino Hill High School.

Ball’s high school sweetheart, Garcia was also a four-year starter and team captain from 2012-2014 at Chino Hills. The pair takes Instagram and Twitter to share pictures of the happy couple. On the occasion of Valentine’s Day, he released a photo of Garcia with the caption:

“Doesn’t get better than this #myvalentine ?”

The couple first met at while they both were studying at Chino Hills High School. The couple is getting along quite nicely.

Net Worth and Body Measurement

Lonzo Ball is a professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA. Wayman Tisdale Award winner, Lonzo has a net worth of $14 million in 2017. He is paid $8 million as an annual salary. He currently has signed to his dad Laver Balls’ Big Baller Brand, ZO2 shoes. The company launched the sneaker with a $495 price tag. He is 6 feet 6 inch tall. 

Related