Julie Thompson Klay Thompson Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Julie Thompson Klay Thompson Net Worth– Klay Thompson is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of National Basketball Association (NBA). He played basketball for three seasons at Washington State University. He was selected in the first round of the 2011 NBA draft by the Golden State.
Early Life, Family and Education:
Klay Thompson was born on February 8, 1990, to Julie and Mychal Thompson the former NBA player. Thompson moved to Lake Oswego, Oregon at the age 2 where he was friends with Kevin Love future NBA star. When he was 14 his family moved to Ladera Ranch, California.
Thompson was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. His older brother, Mychelplayed basketball for Pepperdine University and has played in the NBA Development League, while his younger brother, Trayce is a Major League Baseball player with Oakland Athletics.
He graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita in 2008. Thompson scored average 21 points per game and led SMCHS to a Division III State Championship.
Thompson is also known for his offbeat, and dry sense of humor. He also faced controversy when he was suspended for his final regular-season game at WSU after being accused of marijuana possession.
Klay has dated many beautiful ladies: a model and television personality Hannah Stocking, Los Angeles cheerleader Cherise Sandra, Fordham basketball player Tiffany Suarez. Cherisa was rumored to be in a relationship with him in 2016. But, Klay later denied the rumors. Tiffany and Klay were close to each other in 2017 but was proved to be false.
Thompson was in relation with Hannah Stocking for almost a year and the duo parted their ways when Stocking found him cheating on her. The couple started dating each other in 2014 but broke up a year later in October 2015. The reason behind their separation is cheating allegations.
Thompson started all 33 games at Washington State University he was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team and All-Freshman Honorable Mention Team after leading his team in 3-point field goal percentage averaging 12.5 points per game.
He leads the Cougars to the Great Alaska Shootout Championship, where he was named Most Outstanding Player after he scored a tournament single-game record of 42 points.
Thompson was named to the All-Pac-10 First Team after he became the third fastest Cougar to reach 1,000 points. He was also chosen as a midseason candidate for the John R. Wooden Award.
As a junior, Thompson became the first Cougar to win Pac-10 Player of the Week three times. In 2011 Pac-10 Tournament, Thompson set records with 43 points and 8 three-pointers. He is WSU’s 3rd all-time leading scorer.
In 2014 he and his teammate Stephan Curry set the then record with 484 combined three-pointers and got a nickname the ‘Splash Brothers’. In 2015, he led Warriors to their first NBA Championship since 1975. Klay is a four-time NBA All-Star and two time All-NBA Third Team honoree.
Klay Thompson has an estimated net worth $38 million as of 2019, mostly earned through his NBA career.
Not to mention, Thompson is one of the leading players of the Golden State Warriors in the NBA since he joined the Warriors in 2011 season. Thompson signed a four-year contract worth $68 million in 2015 with the Golden States.
As per the contract, in 2018-19, he will earn a base salary of $18,988,725, while carrying a cap hit of $18,988,725 and a dead cap value of $18,988,725.
The Warriors’ shooting guard bought a house in Dana Point for $2.2 million back in 2015. He is often seen riding his Chevrolet car.
In late October 2017, Thompson participated in local efforts to raise money for the October 2017 Northern California wildfires. Thompson was able to raise $5,223 per point scored with 69 points in the three games.
Besides, Kalay earns much from his endorsement deals. His deals include BodyArmor, Anta Sports Products, BMW Group, Electronic Arts and Fanatics.
Furthermore, Klay’s endorsement earnings are $13 million including his shoe deal and his chocolate milk deal. He recently signed an extension with the shoe company and is expected to earn around $9 million annually.