Blake Griffin bio, Career, Early life, Personal life, Net worth, Facts
Who is Blake Griffin?
Tall and beautiful Blake Griffin is a well-known professional American basketball player who has played basketball since high school. He is best known as a player from Los Angeles Clippers wearing jersey number 32. He has been five-time NBA All-Star.
Blake Griffin's Early Life
Passionate and enthusiastic player, Blake Griffin was born on 16th March 1989. He was born and raised in Oklahoma, the city of U.S. His real name is Blake Austin Griffin. He is the son of Tommy Griffin and Gail Griffin. His nationality is American. His astrological sign is Pisces.
He started his career with football at the young era. He attended Oklahoma Christian High School and he graduated from Oklahoma College.
Blake Griffin's Career
Fig: Blake Griffin as basketball player
Blake’s father was his coach at high school, however, he played with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2009 in the NBA draft which was his professional debut. He continued at a great pace and is still a team player.
He signed with the Clippers’ Summers League and earned the Summer League MVP for his incredible skills during the season. Griffin sustained a knee injury while trying to make a dunk that season and was on the disabled list through 2009 until 2010. On returning in 2011, he played against the Indiana Pacers and was also voted to the 2011 NBA All-Star Game which earned him a record as the first rookie to play in the game since Yao Ming broke the records in 2003. He kept playing through the season and also extended his contract with the Clippers’ Summers’ League on July 10, 2012 –a contract worth $95 million for a period of five years.
He was traded to Detriot Pistons in January 2018 and within a short space, he recorded 24 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in a 104-102 win scored against the Memphis Grizzlies. He has recorded amazing heights with his new team. Unfortunately, on March 26, Blake Griffin sustained a bone bruise in his right ankle in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers which resulted in his inability to continue the game.
How much is the net worth of Blake Griffin?
Fig: Griffin during an Ad
The talented basketball player has been earning a very good salary since his NBA draft of 2009. In addition to his annual pay and contracts, he has undertaken several commercials for multinational companies like Kia Motors, Subway, Gamefly, and Vizio. His estimated net worth has been pegged at a handsome $30 million which is quite impressive.
Blake Griffin's Personal Life
Fig: Blake Griffin with his wife Brynn Cameron
Blake is a married man. Previously, he was in a relationship with Bethany Gerber and Kari Klinkenborg. Later, he was also in a relationship with Daniella Grace from 2012 to 2013.
Then, he started dating Brynn Cameron. The couple got married soon and later they are blessed with two children, Ford Wilson (Son) and Finlay (Daughter). They spent a blissful moment for a short period of time and later got separated because of Blake's closeness with Kendell Jenner.
Facts of Blake Griffin
- He is rumored to have a hooked up with Kate Upton in the year 2013.
- Blake Griffin is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has 3.4 million followers on Instagram, 4.33 million followers on Twitter and more than 3 million followers on Facebook.
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