Kevin Durant is a professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors who was recruited into the world of the slam sport right from high school.
Born in Suitland, Maryland, the United States on September 29, 1988, Durant’s chose a career in basketball as he was widely regarded as the second-best player in his class.
At the time, he also played for the University of Texas, where he won numerous year-end awards and became the first freshman to be named Naismith College Player of the Year.
Kevin Durrant currently plays for the Golden State Warriors as the forward and is ranked as one of the highest-earning basketball players in the world; with many awards and endorsements as a bonus. He also gained a reputation as a philanthropist and for his kind demeanour.
Kevin Durant Wife
The 28-year old was engaged to WNBA player Monica Wright in 2013, but the duo split up for some unclear reasons. However, Durant reportedly said he didn’t “love her the right way.”
With all his achievements, it not surprising why the basketball star is linked with several women in the past. Although he is currently dating Jasmine Shine who is a model, but pictures of the two cannot be seen on his social media page.
All in all, the steaming hot bachelor is still single and possibly searching for love.
Kevin Durant Net Worth – $26.54 million
According to Forbes, Kevin Durant made a whopping sum of $56 million in 2016. In 2014, he signed a contract with Nike to a 10-year extension worth as much as $300 million.
Already the 28-year old was earning millions since the beginning of his career. At the start of 2010-11 basketball season, Kevin Durant used his Twitter handle to announce he signed a five-year contract extension with the Thunder worth $86 million.
Plus his sizeable endorsements with other big names such as Beats, American Family Insurance, BBVA, Sparkling Ice, Panini and NBA 2K – those fetch him an estimated sum of $36 million. Durant’s jersey regularly ranks as one of the NBA’s best-selling and he is consistently one of the top All-Star vote-getters.
Kevin Durant signed a two-year pact worth just over $54.2 million after he ended a high-profile trip into free agency last summer by confirming his intention to join the Warriors on July 4, 2017.
Playing the Basketball was not easy for Durant as he has sustained a fair share of injuries. During his final seasons with the Thunder; prior to the start of 2014 – 2015, he was diagnosed with Jones fracture in his right foot which kept him out of the game for weeks. After missing the first 17 games of the year, he finally had a chance to make his debut for the Thunder on December 2 against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Durant had also undergone foot surgery on March 27, 2014, and was officially ruled out for the rest of the season.
Kevin Durant Mother
Growing up with his brother in Prince George’s County, Maryland, on the eastern outskirts of Washington, D.C, Kevin Durant has a special bond with his single mother Wanda. He had described her as the real Most Valued Player, MVP when he won the NBA MVP.
Wanda Durant or the real MVP as she is loving known is an inspirational speaker, who propels women, single mothers, and children to follow their dreams and set life goals. Kevin Durant’s mother is also an advocate, philanthropist and of course, a business woman.
Kevin Durant’s House
The Golden State Warriors star owns several properties located in Oklahoma City area, in Southern California, including a restaurant. He shared a YouTube video of his trip from the Bay Area to Los Angeles to give fans a glimpse of the stunning mansion he’ll be living in.
Kevin Durant titled the video “My First Livestream” showing a spectacular vista from KD’s East Bay home, which of course features a basketball court. He recently got involves with the YouTube and visited the headquarters for speaking engagement before he created his own media account.
Quick Facts about Kevin Durant / Wiki
Full Name: Kevin Wayne Durant
Profession: NBA Champion/Basketball Player
Body Measurements: Height – 6’9” (206 cm), weight – 109 kg
Date of Birth: September 29, 1988
Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., United States
Marital status: Single
Birth/Zodiac/Astrological sign: Libra