Kevin Wesley Love, better known by his stage name Kevin Love, is an American professional basketball player, who is currently playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He won the 2016 NBA Championship for the Cavaliers, a four-time All-Star and also won gold medal for USA men’s national team at the 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Check out his biography that provides detailed information about his childhood, personal life, family, height, weight, body measurements, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Kevin Love Biography
Kevin Wesley Love
Professional Basketball Player
Birthday / Date of Birth
Kevin Love was born on 7 September 1988, in Santa Monica, California, United States.
He is currently 29 years old.
Kevin attended the Lake Oswego High School in Oregon. During high school, Love was part of his school team Lake Oswego Lakers.
In July 2006, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) offered him scholarship to play for them.But during his freshman year, he pulled himself from the team and entered the 2008 NBA Draft.
- Father – Stan Love (former NBA player)
- Mother – Karen Love
- Siblings – Collin Love (Older Brother), Emily Love (Younger Sister)
- Relatives – Mike Love (Uncle) (Founder of the band The Beach Boys), Kathleen McCartney Hearst (Aunt) (Former Triathlete)
Love has been dating American actress and model, Cody Horn since 2014.
- In feet – 6 feet 10 inches
- In centimeters – 208 cm
- In meters – 2.08 m
- In Kilograms – 114 kg
- In Pounds – 251 lbs
- Measurements – 47-16-37
- Chest – 47 inches
- Biceps / Arms – 16 inches
- Waist – 37 inches
He wears a size 19 (US) shoe.
Kevin love Favorites
- Subjects in School – Business related
- Sport to watch outside Basketball – NFL
- Team – Dallas (NFL)
On October 29, 2008, Kevin Love made his NBA debut against Sacramento Kings, playing for Minnesota Timberwolves, in which he scored 12 points, grabbing a total of 9 rebounds. Minnesota won the match scoring 98-96 over the Sacramento Kings.
Shooting, Dribbing, Post Moves, Fundamentals, Scoring
Defense, Energy, Strength and Explosiveness, Leadership
He hasn’t appeared in films.
Kevin first appeared in the TV series Entourage as himself in 2010. He, then, appeared as himself in sports talk-show Rome Is Burning.
In 2011, Kevin signed a lucrative 6 year deal with the Chinese shoe company 361 Degrees and also invested a hefty amount of money in a lifestyle online retailer, 12Society. In 2016, Love became the new style ambassador and campaign model for Banana Republic.
Kevin love Net worth
Kevin Love’s net worth stands at $50 million US dollars as of 2017 with an annual salary of $15 million US dollars. Look How much he made very year from 2008 to 2017 –
- 2008 – $3,163,680
- 2010 – $3,638,280
- 2011 – $4,609,704
- 2012 – $13,668,750
- 2013 – $14,693,906
- 2015 – $15 million
Social Media Portfolio
Over the year, Kevin has accrued an immense fan base on social media, who has more than 2.8 million followers on Twitter, 2.6 million followers on Instagram and 1.8 million followers on Facebook.
He began playing basketball from a very young age. His inclination towards the sport came after watching the tapes of Wes Unseld, a former NBA star that played for Baltimore / Washington Bullets.
Love was named consensus first-team All-American, Pac-10 Player of the Year, All-Pac-10, and Pac-10 Freshman of the Year.
Love was named a consensus First Team All-American and was voted the player of the year in the Pac-12 Conference.
He appeared in the 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend Rookie Challenge.
In 2011, he singed a record contract of worth $62 million with Minnesota Timber wolves. Though, he demanded for five years and wanted to be team’s designated player, they mutually settled on four years with a player option for Love to opt out after the third year.
In Aiguts 2014, Kevin was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a three-team trade. In June 24, 2015, Love opted out of the final year of his contract, worth $16.7 million in 2015–16, to return to free agency.
Love graced the cover for the video game NCAA Basketball 09.
He was one of the featured stars in the film Gunnin’ for That No. 1 Spot.
He appeared as himself on the Disney Channel show The Suite Life on Deck during the season 3 episode Twister: Part 1 along with Dwight Howard and Deron Williams.
He appeared in the HBO television series Entourage in its seventh season finale Lose Yourself.