Kyrie Irving Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Kyrie Irving Net Worth – Kyrie Irving is an Australian-born pro basketball player who plays for the National Basketball Association (NBA) franchise, Boston Celtics as a point guard after six seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was selected by the Cavaliers in the 2011 NBA draft as the first overall pick.
Irving followed in the footsteps of his father, Drederick Irving who also played basketball in his prime. His father became his mentor and inspiration and encouraged him all the way from his high school days till he ended up a basketball star.
Early Life, Family and Education:
Irving was born on March 23, 1992, as Kyrie Andrew Irving in Melbourne, Australia. Even though he was born in Melbourne, his parents were Americans which meant he did not stay in Australia for long as his family which consisted at the time of his father, Drederick Irving, his mother, Elizabeth Irving, and his older sister, Asia Irving moved back to the United States from the suburbs of Kew in Melbourne when he was just two years old.
Their initial stay in Australia was because his father, Drederick played basketball for the Bulleen Boomers in Australia during his playing career. We will have more on Irving’s fathers’ basketball career much later.
Not long after the family relocated to the United States, Irving’s mother, Elizabeth Irving got ill and never recovered from the illness. She died when Irving was four years old. Upon the death of his mother, his aunties played a great role in his upbringing. Being born in Australia, Irving holds an Australian nationality and also that of the United States as his parents originate from the US.
So Kyrie Irving holds the dual nationality of both Australia and the United States of America. His ethnicity is African American. His mother originally descends from the Great Sioux Nation.
Kyrie Irving Daughter:
Azurie Elizabeth Irving (daughter)
Date of birth: November 23, 2015
In late November, 2015 Kyrie Irving made his fans happy with a great news – he has become a father for the first time. The athlete seems really happy with his paternal duties, and he crosses the ways with his daughter regularly and is a part of her life, in spite of the fact that he doesn’t live with her mother.
Kyrie had an affair with Andrea Wilson, who previously won Miss Texas title, in early 2015. In November that very year she gave a birth to a girl, and proved through paternity test, that Kyrie was her biological father. Currently the man pays more than $4, 000 child support money to his ex-lover.
By the way, Kyrie and Andrea are in amicable relationship as for now. They decided to remain friends for their daughter.
Now Azurie is 3, and her famous father always finds the gap in his schedule to spend time with her. Not long ago both were pictured by paparazzi, wearing the same jeans jackets at the match between the Celtics and Mavericks.
By the way, the child’s second name is Elizabeth. The stellar point guard named a girl after his late mother.
Kyrie Irving is not married yet and does not have a wife but he has a “catalogue” of ex-girlfriends including a baby mama. He welcomed his daughter, Azurie Elizabeth who he had with Texas beauty queen, Andrea Wilson on November 23, 2015. He named her after his late mother, Elizabeth Irving. He has had other affairs both before and after his relationship with Wilson.
Their relationship has not been a smooth one especially after the birth of their daughter, but Irving now pays $4,500 in child support to Wilson and both of them decide the best way the money should be spent.
Other women Irving has dated include Gabrielle Lexa, Kehlani Parrish, Chantel Jeffries, Natalia Garibotto, Callie Rivers, Ashley Bishop, etc.
Irving watched his father as he participated in basketball adult-league games in New Jersey and his love for and interest in the game grew. After taking part in the games which held in school during his fourth grade, he mind was made up about playing professional basketball in the NBA. He wrote it out on the door of his closet that he was going to be selected for the NBA and added the words “I promise” which he underlined three times.
He started honing his skills at the Boston University basketball skills camp and by the time he was in fifth grade, he got a scholarship offer by the then-coach of the college’s basketball team, Dennis Wolff, to study at the Boston University.
Kyrie Irving is an Australian-American basketball player of the who has a net worth of $50 million. As a member of the Cavs, Kyrie won the NBA Championship in 2016. He has been an NBA All-Star four times and even won a gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Kyrie intends to eventually return to Duke to finish his degree.
He has endorsement deals with Pepsi, Skullcandy, Nike and more. He signed a five-year contract with the Cavs in 2014 that is worth $94 million. Kyrie was traded to the Celtics in August 2017. Between June 2017 and June 2018, Kyrie earned $36 million from salary and endorsements.