Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard is an American professional basketball player with a net worth of $80 million. He is currently playing as a small forward for the National Basketball Association club Los Angeles Clippers. Read to know Leonard’s net worth, salary, earnings, wife, age, and other related information.

About Kawhi Leonard:

Leonard played in the High Wolves in his senior year. During that time, he recorded 22.6 points, 13.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and 3 blocks on the average per game. This got him listed as the California Mr. Basketball of that year. He spent his college career at San Diego State University. He helped the team win the Mountain West Conference tournament in 2009-10.

The Indiana Pacers picked Leonard during the 2011 NBA draft. Surprisingly, they traded him the same night with George Hills to the San Antonio Spurs. He signed a multi-year deal with the club that December. At the 2012 Rising Stars, he made his professional debut as a member of Team Chuck. He placed 4th in Rookie of the Year voting in his debut year. The following season, he was put in the BBVA Rising Stars’ Team Chuck once again.

In 2012, the San Antonio Spurs advanced to the NBA Finals to face Miami Heat. Leonard made his first team and first final appearance in the match scoring 14.6 points and 11.1 rebounds on average. The following season, he helped the team win the NBA Championship, defeating the previous year’s champion, Miami Heats. Additionally, he earned the Finals MVP title.

After a good career run till 2018, Kawhi Leonard moved to Toronto Raptors via a trade request. There he played for a season and helped the Raptors win the NBA Championship. Furthermore, he earned the finals MVP title once again. In July of 2019, Leonard signed a new deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. After a few injury-filled seasons, he recently made his return to professional games on October 3, 2022. In his return match, Leonard scored 11 points, four rebounds, two assists, and two steals giving his team the win.

Kawhi Leonard’s Net Worth:

In 2023, Leonard’s net worth is $80 million. In 2019, he signed a 3-year contract worth $103 million with the Clippers. Later in 2021, he extended the contract to four-year. The new contract was worth $176.3 million. The club currently pays him an annual average salary of $42.5 million. He ranked 29th in Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid athletes in 2022.

Leonard’s Endorsements:

Leonard is a New Balance-endorsed athlete. Previously he was sponsored by Nike, where he was signed under the Jordan sub-brand. He is also affiliated with Honey and Wingstop. The player reportedly earns around $40 million from his endorsement deals.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Kawhi Leonard
Nickname Klaw, Fun Guy
Profession Basketball
Club Los Angeles Clippers
Position Small Forward
Date of Birth June 29, 1991
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA
Age 31
Nationality American
Draft 2011 NBA draft
Debut 2011
Height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Net Worth $80 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father’s Name Mark Leonard
Mother’s Name Kim Leonard
Salary $42.5 million
Twitter Handle @kawhileonard
Instagram Handle @kawhielite

Leonard’s Wife:

Leonard is in a relationship with Kishele Shipley. The couple isn’t married yet. They share two children, a daughter named Kaliyah Leonard and a son. Leonard is known for avoiding the limelight and interviews to keep his personal life and family-related information private.

Kawhi Leonard and Kishele Shipley

His Age:

Leonard was born on June 29, 1991, in Los Angeles, California, USA. At present, he is 31 years old.

His Height and Weight:

The Los Angeles Clippers’ small forward is 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) tall and he weighs 225 lb (102 kg).

His Nickname:

Kawhi Leonard is known as “Claw” or “Klaw”. He earned the moniker due to his exceptional ball-hawking and defense capabilities. Fans refer to the athlete as “Fun Guy” because of his humorous and lighthearted personality.

Kawhi Leonard’s stats:

Career Achievements

Achievements Year
NBA Champion 2014, 2019
NBA Finals Mvp 2014, 2019
NBA All-Star 2016, 2017, 2019–2021
NBA All-Star Game Mvp 2020
All-NBA First Team 2016, 2017, 2021
All-NBA Second Team 2019, 2020
NBA Defensive Player Of The Year 2015, 2016
NBA All-Defensive First Team 2015, 2017
NBA All-Defensive Second Team 2014, 2019–2021
NBA All-Rookie First Team 2012
NBA Steals Leader 2015, 2015
Ap Athlete Of The Year 2019
Consensus Second-Team All-American 2011
First-Team All-Mwc 2010, 2011
California Mr. Basketball 2009, 2009

NBA Career Stats: 2022 YTD

Year Team Games Played Points 3 Pointer (%) Rebound Assists Steals
2020 Clippers 52 24.8 39.8 6.5 5.2 1.6
2019 Clippers 57 27.1 37.8 7.1 4.9 1.8
2018 Raptors 60 26.6 37.1 7.3 3.3 1.8
2017 Spurs 9 16.2 31.4 4.7 2.3 2
2016 Spurs 74 25.5 38 5.8 3.5 1.8
2015 Spurs 72 21.2 44.3 6.8 2.6 1.8
2014 Spurs 64 16.5 34.9 7.2 2.5 2.3
2013 Spurs 66 12.8 37.9 6.2 2 1.7
2012 Spurs 58 11.9 37.4 6 1.6 1.7
2011 Spurs 64 7.9 37.6 5.1 1.1 1.3
Career   576 19.2 38.4 6.4 2.9 1.8

Kawhi Leonard Explains Why He Doesn’t Play Pick-Up Basketball Anymore. HoopJab NBA

FAQ about Kawhi Leonard:

What is Kawhi Leonard’s Net Worth in 2023?

Leonard’s net worth is $80 million in 2023.

Is He Married?

No. Leonard is currently in a relationship with Kishele Shipley.

How Tall is he?

Leonard is 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) tall.

How Old is He?

The basketball player is 31 years old.

Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.

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