Blake Griffin is a famous American professional basketball player. Blake Griffin is famous as he is currently playing for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Also, he is prominently known as a player from Los Angeles Clippers wearing jersey number 32.
Table of Biography
Blake Griddin was born on March 16, 1989. His birthplace is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Blake’s full name is Blake Austin Griddin. Presently, Blake is 33 years old. By the same token, he belongs to the African-American ethnicity. Similarly, he also has an American nationality.
In addition, he is the child of his father, Tommy Griffin, and mother, Gail Griffin. As siblings, he also has a brother. And, his brother’s name is Taylor Griffin. Regarding his educational background, Griffin was home-schooled by his mother. Afterward, he then joined Oklahoma Christian School. In school, he played under his father as a head coach.
Later on, Griffin went to Oklahoma College where he swept away all six of the national player of the year awards in his sophomore year. During his college days, he was also named Player of the Year by Big 12, Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News, and FoxSports.
Professional Life and Career
During the initial phase of his career, he initiated playing basketball professionally when he was selected by Los Angeles Clippers in the 2009 NBA draft. Additionally, he is also extremely active in the sports field since the year 2009. At present, he is still playing for the Clippers.
Furthermore, he also played for the Clippers’ Summer League Team. In the team, he was also named Summer League MVP for his outstanding performance. Not only this, he missed numerous of his matches the surgery he had for his broken left kneecap in January 2010. Ultimately, he extended his contract with Clippers with $95 million for 5 years on July 10, 2012.
Astonishingly, he was also selected for Team USA in the London Summer Olympics. But, he was removed because of his knee injuries. Most of the time, he plays as a power forward that results in numerous highlight dunks. Other than this, Blake has also made an appearance in a commercial for companies such as Vizio, Subway, and Kia.
According to some sources and reports, his estimated net worth is more or less $110 million. On the other hand, he can earn around $32 million per annum. And, his primary source is income is through his profession as a professional basketball player. Besides, there are no other details such as his personal belongings, and other endorsements on any of the information sources.
Personal Life and Relationships
Likewise, Blake Griffin was previously dating Bethany Gerber as well as Kari Klinkenborg. From the year 2012, he was also in a relationship with Daniella Grace. Unfortunately, the couple ended their relationship after a year, that is in 2013.
Recently, Griffin was in a relationship with Brynn Cameron. Based on them, they said that the couple had started dating in the year 2011. They also have two children. The name of their children is Ford Wilson and Finley. Surprisingly, they had also got engaged. However, he and his fiancee separated in September 2017.
According to some sources, the main reason for their split is his closeness with Kendell Jenner. It seems as if they have ended their relationship on good terms. And, they are still talking and friendly to take care of their children.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Regarding his body measurements, Blake can maintain an appropriate height as well as weight. Similarly, he stands 6 feet and 10 inches tall. His exact weight is 113 kg. Also, Blake has 45 inches of chest size, 34 inches of waist size, and 16 inches of arms/biceps size. His shoe size is also 17(US). Blake’s shirt number is 32 as well. Blake’s hair is light brown. And, his eyes are dark brown.
Moreover, the talented player is active on social media platforms. On Instagram, he has verified an account with the username @blakegriffin23 with more than 3.8 million followers. By the same token, his verified account on Twitter with more than 4.4 million followers. His username on it is @blakegriffin23. Amazingly, his username on his verified Facebook account is Blake Griffin. His followers on it are around 4.3 million in total.