Kim Mulkey is a well-known head women’s basketball coach at Louisiana State University. Kim Mulkey is the famous first person in NCAA women’s basketball history to win a national championship as a player, assistant coach, and head coach.
Table of Biography
Kim Mulkey was born on May 17, 1962. Her birthplace is in Santa Ana, California, USA. She is currently 60 years old. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. This personality’s real name is Kimberly Duane Mulkey.
However, the information regarding her parents and siblings is behind the curtains. Mulkey attended Nesom Junior High School and later attended Louisiana Tech University.
Kim Mulkey – Career
Kim Mulkey is a well-known head women’s basketball coach at Louisiana State University. Hence, she is a gold medalist in 1983 and an Olympic gold medalist in 1984. Moreover, she became the first person in NCAA women’s basketball history to win a national championship as a player, assistant coach, and head coach. Also, she won three NCAA championships as the coach of Baylor in 2005, 2012, and 2019.
Furthermore, Mulkey was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020 and was also inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Mulkey played for the USA National team in the 1983 World Championships, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and won six games.
Nevertheless, Mulkey was one of the first girls in the US to play organized baseball with boys. Hence, after playing basketball at Nesom Junior High School in Tickfaw, Louisiana, she led her Hammond High School basketball team to four consecutive state championships. Moreover, she achieved high academic honors as an inductee into the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic Hall of Fame for her classroom achievements at Louisiana Tech.
Additionally, Mulkey signed a 10-year extension to remain Baylor’s coach in 2007. Further, her autobiography is called Won’t Back Down: Teams, Dreams, and Family. Likewise, in 2012, she made NCAA history by leading the Lady Bears to a perfect 40–0 season.
Hence, the season culminated at the NCAA Championship game in Denver, where the Lady Bears defeated Notre Dame. Nonetheless, Mulkey is well known for her “bold” sense of fashion. Mulkey once wore a snakeskin print to a game against Connecticut. Her wardrobe choices have generated a multitude of strong responses online.
Kim Mulkey – Net Worth
Mulkey has earned a decent amount of money from her successful career as a basketball coach. Her net worth is around $1.5 million. Her salary is unknown.
Kim Mulkey – Personal Life
Kim Mulkey married Randy Robertson in 1987. The duo first met at Louisiana Tech and had been the starting quarterback for the Bulldogs for the 1974 and 1975 seasons. Further, the couple has two children named Kramer and Makenzie. Her son Kramer is a professional baseball player and collegiate All-American at Louisiana State University.
Likewise, her daughter Makenzie plays both basketball and softball for Baylor and is now an assistant coach on her mother’s staff. Mulkey was known as Kim Mulkey-Robertson, during their marriage. Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 2006.
Mulkey has a well-maintained body. She has a fit and healthy body. Mulkey has a decent height and weight which suits her very well. She is around 5 feet and 4 inches tall and she weighs around 58kg. Likewise, her other body measurements are 33-25-35. Mulkey has beautiful blue eyes and blonde hair.
Mulkey is not active on different social media platforms. She is active on Instagram and Twitter only. Mulkey joined her Twitter handle @KimMulkey on May 2009 and has around 47.8K followers. On her Instagram handle @coachkimmulkey, she has 32.3K followers.