Robin Lopez bio, Stats, Contract, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts

March 29, 2019Robin Lopez bio, Stats, Contract, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts

Who is Robin?

Tall and beautiful Robin Lopez is a well-known American professional basketball player. He is best known as the National Basketball Association (NBA) Chicago Bulls player. He plays with a jersey number 8 from the center position.

In the Early life of Robin Lopez

Twin brothers Robin and Brook Lopez

Fig: Twin brothers Robin and Brook Lopez

Robin Lopez was born in California's North Hollywood. He was born on April 1, 1988. He is of Cuban ethnicity and of American nationality. His birth is called Robin Byron Lopez. He's the son of Heriberto Lopez(father) and Deborah Ledford(mother). He was born in an athletic family, his father was a Cuban baseball player, and his mother was a swimmer. He's got a twin brother Brook who's also a basketball player.

Talking about his education, Lopez studied at San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fresno, California along with his twin brother and while there, they captured the hearts of many fans with their exceptional prowess in basketball and later he attended the University of Stanford.

Career and Stats of Robin Lopez

Robin Lopez as professional player

Fig: Robin Lopez as professional player

Since 2008, Robin Lopez has started playing basketball and is still active in it. He started playing basketball professionally after being selected by Phoenix Suns in the NBA draft of  2008. He recorded 14 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 blocks against a match with Chicago Bulls in his debut game.

He was traded to New Orleans Hornets on July 27, 2012, but was soon traded to Portland Trail Blazers on July 10, 2013. In March 2014, he was honored with the Maurice Lucas Award for his efforts with Portland Public Schools in his' Read Big' literacy campaign. He was forced to miss several matches after breaking his hand on 16 December 2014. He signed with New York Knicks on July 9, 2015, where he recorded season-high with 26 points and 16 rebounds twice.

Lopez was traded to Chicago Bulls on June 22, 2016, recording a season-high with 25 points against a match with Washington Wizards. He has since been playing for team Bulls wearing a number 8 jersey.

How much is Robin Lopez net worth?

In his basketball career, Robin Lopez has earned handsomely, his past contracts and the healthy salaries he has earned have all accumulated into a whopping net worth of $26 million. His annual salary at $12.65 million has the positive potential to increase with subsequent contracts.

In the Personal life of Robin Lopez

The celebrated basketballer is not a married man, but the beautiful man has definitely seen his fair share of failed relationships in the quest to find the one. He is currently dating Christine Vargas, who earns a living at Portland Timbers, working as an account executive. Their relationship, which is known to have taken off since 2016, is now going on for two years and is still counting.

He was in a love relationship with the popular golfer Michelle Wie before he met his current girlfriend. Their relationship started back at Stanford University, but unfortunately, their romance didn't last long and they eventually broke up in 2008. Rumors suddenly broke out after that about Robin and one of the Kardashian sisters–Khloe Kardashian. Although the rumors triggered his fans ' curiosity, it was short lived as neither Robin nor Khloe came forward to confirm or deny the rumors.

Facts about Robin Lopez

Robin Lopez during his game

Fig: Robin Lopez during his game

  • There is an ongoing rumor that he will soon be traded from the Bulls.
  • He's active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 141k followers on Twitter and more than 140k followers on Instagram. He has about 69k followers on Facebook.
  • Lopez is an avid comic book enthusiast and has also participated in Stanford theater productions in California.

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