Klay Alexander Thompson was also known as Klay Thompson. Klay Thompson is a professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Not only is he a professional basketball player, but Klay is also the shooting guard for the Golden State Warriors.
Klay Thompson was born on February 8, 1990, in Los Angeles, California, USA, the son of retired Bahamian basketball player Mychal Thompson and volleyball player Julie Thompson, who studied at the University of Portland.
Klay graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic High School in 2008. His love and passion for basketball blossomed during his college years; he averaged 21 points per game in his senior year, leading SMCHS to a record 30 to 5 points and to participating in a Division III National Championship.
At the age of fourteen, his family moved again to Ladera Ranch, California, and from there he continued his career, winning prizes and setting several records in basketball.
As a rookie, he was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team after leading his team in the 3-point field goal and a free-throw average of 12.5 points per game.
In his second season, he led the Cougars to the Great Alaska Shootout Championship, where he was named the most outstanding player after setting a tournament singles record of 43 points in the championship game. As a junior, Thompson was again named All-Pac-10 first team after leading the Pac-10 in the scoring charts.
Today the naturally tall and handsome basketball player is a three-time NBA All-Star
Klay Thompson Wife, Girlfriend
Klay not only has an impressive career as a basketball player, but he also has long and impressive relationships with the ladies. Undoubtedly, he has great skills both on and off the basketball court.
Despite his offbeat and dry sense of humor, fortune drives him around young, extremely beautiful ladies like the Los Angeles Rams cheerleader Cherise Sandra, basketball school player Tiffany Suarez and Oregon-based model Hannah Stocking.
In all his relationships, the most famous is his relationship with Hannah Stocking, a model, and television personality. Previously, Klay is said to have dated Fordham basketball player Tiffany Suarez.
In 2015 he was spotted at a romantic dinner with Suarez. She published a photo on Instagram with the caption “Thanks for a breathtaking night”. Suarez is considered one of the most beautiful ladies in basketball. She was found playing for the Virginia Cavalier women’s basketball group before moving to Fordham.
The 27-year-old NBA star had been dating Hannah Stocking (24) for almost a year, but their relationship fell apart after Stocking filed a fraud complaint against him. She claimed that she found Klay in bed with a “groupie.
Among the names of his siblings are Mychel Thompson and Trayce Thompson. His older brother, Mychel, plays professional basketball and currently plays for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Developmental League. Another brother of Thompson, Trayce Thompson, is an outfield player for the MLB L.A. Dodgers.
Klay Thompson Salary, Net Worth
Thanks to his impressive talent, illustrious pedigree, and flourishing career, Klay Thompson is one of the leading players in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Golden State Warriors.
In the 2014-2015 season, Klay Thompson joined the Warriors and has since become one of the team’s best players, breaking records with all his breathtaking scores. The sniper signed a four-year $68 million contract with Golden State in 2015 as one-half of the Splash Brothers.
Thompson became third in the history of the NBA with 276 3-point finishes. This season he finished second in the NBA, beating the NBA record of his teammate Steph Curry with 402 points. With an incredible 37 points, he also set the record for the most points in a quarter.
On December 5, 2016, Thompson made history when he became the first player in NBA history to score 60 points in less than 30 minutes of play. He scored 60 points in the game against the Indiana Pacers, which led to a 142-106 victory. His outstanding performance earned him a place in the Warrior’s Hall of Fame alongside Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, and Joe Fulks.
In addition to his amazing skills on the basketball court, Klay has a shoe contract with Chinese Anta that has earned him approximately $3 million annually. However, he recently signed an extension with the shoe company and is expected to earn approximately $9 million annually. His shoe business combined with his support for chocolate milk has earned him a huge sum of money, among other things.
Klay Thompson feels the Larry O’Brien Championship trophy during the celebration of the second NBA Golden State Warriors Championship in three years at Lake Merritt in Oakland, California.
In summary, Klay Thompson’s net worth is approximately $23 million with an annual income of approximately $17 million. Two years before his current contract with the NBA expires, he is expected to earn an average of over $18 million in the 2018-2019 season.
Facts About Klay Thompson
|Date of Birth:|
|Birth Place:||United States|
|Height:||6 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||Klay Alexander Thompson|
|Birth Place/City||Los Angeles, California|
|Working For||NBA Draft|
|Salary||$23 million USD (2015)|
|Weight in KG||93 kg|
|Education||Santa Margarita Catholic High School, Washington State University|
|Siblings||Mychel Thompson, Trayce Thompson|