Klay Thompson Biography
Klay Thompson is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.
He was born on February 8, 1990, in Los Angeles, California. He’s a four-time NBA champion with the Warriors, he is a five-time NBA All-Star, a two-time All-NBA Third Team honoree, and was once named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team.
Klay Thompson Career
He played collegiate basketball at ‘Washington State University where he was named to the ‘Pac-10 All-Freshman Team’ and Collegehoops.net’s ‘All-Freshman Honorable Mention Team.’
In his 2nd year, he led his team ‘Cougars’ to the ‘Great Alaska Shootout Championship.’ At the championship, he set several records – becoming the tournament’s ‘Most Outstanding Player after scoring a record 43 points in a single game, which was the third-highest single-game point in ‘WSU history.
On December 5, 2016, Thompson created history by becoming the first player in ‘NBA history to score 60 points in less than 30 minutes. In the match against ‘Indiana Pacers,’ he scored 60 points in 29 minutes, which led to a 142-106 victory for his team.
His outstanding performance earned him a place in the ‘Warrior’s Hall of Fame list, alongside players like Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, and Joe Fulks. On July 1, 2019, he signed a five-year contract and agreed to stay with the ‘Warriors.’
Klay Thompson Children
As of the time of writing, The renowned American basketball player, Klay Thompson didn’t have a child.
Klay Thompson Parents
The American professional basketball player was born to Julie Thompson (mother) and Mychal Thompson (father). His mother played volleyball for the University of Portland and the University of San Francisco in college, while his father was the first overall pick in the 1978 NBA draft.
Klay Thompson Age
He was born on Thursday, February 8, 1990. He celebrated his 32nd birthday on Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Klay Thompson Net Worth
He has been making some good money from his career. As of October 2022, he had an estimated net worth of $70 million. His annual salary is $32 million. He earns an additional $5 – $10 million per year from endorsements
Klay Thompson Wife
He is not yet married, however, he’s in a relationship with American actress and former model Laura Harrier.
Klay Thompson Height
The professional American basketball player has an incredible physique. He stands at a height of 1.98 m
Klay Thompson Education
There’s no information about his primary school education, however, he attended Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita in 2008. After completion, he furthered his education at Washington State University.
Klay Thompson Twitter
He has 1.8 million followers on his official and verified page.
Klay Thompson Instagram
He is very active on Instagram where he shares most of his daily activities. He has a following of 13.9 million.