Jonathan Kuminga is a Congolese professional basketball player who plays for the prestigious Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Playing in the small forward and power forward positions in all professional games, he has won tremendous competitive games and has various titles engraved in his name.
Instead of going to college and completing his education, he chose to join the Golden State Warriors in the NBA. He was interested in football from an early age and therefore continued to pursue his dreams.
Jonathan Kuminga was born in the city of Goma in the state of North Kivu in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. No information about his parents and relatives could be retrieved, but his older brother Joel played for the University of Nevada.
He was born in October 2002 and celebrates his birthday on October 6th every year. Jonathan started playing soccer at a young age of just 2 years old and used to play in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
He completed his freshman, sophomore, and other high school years at Huntington High School in West Virginia, United States, and did not attend graduate school after being selected to the Golden State Warriors team NBA with the 7th pick. He also played soccer for his school team during high school.
Jonathan Kuminga career
Jonathan had a strong interest in football from a young age and it shows as he started playing basketball when he was just 2 years old.
In 2016 he attended Huntington Prep School in West Virginia where he played basketball for the school team, in his sophomore year he played for Our Savior New American School in New York, in 2019 he was considered the most valuable with 40 points Player (MVP) at the slam dunk, he also won the title of MaxPreps National Sophomore of the Year.
At the end of his junior career, his average was 16.2 points with 5.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists per single game. In 2021, he was selected by the National Basketball Association (NBA) for team The Golden State Warriors, ranked 7th overall. Additionally, at the end of his entire high school career, he was ranked 3rd in his class by Rival.com and 4th by 247sports.com and ESPN.
Jonathan Kuminga Biography
|Real name||Jonathan Malangu Kuminga|
|date of birth||October 6, 2002|
|Age (as of 2022)||19 years|
|place of birth||Goma, DR Congo,|
|job||Professional basketball player|
|height||in feet inches – 6′ 7” – in centimeters – 201 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 102 kg – in pounds – 225 pounds|
|shoe size||14 (USA)|
Jonathan Kuminga Family
|school||Huntington Prep High School, Our Savior New American, The Patrick school|
|Who is Jonathan Kuminga’s girlfriend?||Not known|
Jonathan Kuminga is neither married nor dating anyone, according to him “It’s too early to be in a relationship with anyone and it’s the only time he’s focused on his career to make a life for himself provide,” concludes. He is single and no past records about his affairs are available online.
He rarely posts on his Instagram(@jonathan_kuminga), he has only posted a total of 26 photos and videos on Instagram and he has a follower count of 415K, also he is verified on Instagram. He also tweets regularly on his twitter(@jonathakuming6), he has a follower count of 48.3k and he is also verified on his twitter.
Jonathan Kuminga Net Worth
He has generated multiple sources of income including monthly salary, incentives, bonuses, paid promotions and sponsorships from various sports brands. He just signed with the NBA, so in addition to that he must be making a large sum of money must have received a large signing bonus. Jonathan’s net worth is estimated to be close to $3 million. As a rising star and a beginner in his career, it’s easy to say that he will do good work in the future and also make big amounts of money.
Facts About Jonathan Kuminga
- He received several offers from Texas Tech, Auburn, and Kentucky, but turned them all down.
- Emmanuel Mudiay and Omari Gudul are two of the most famous professional basketball players, both are his cousins.
- In the class of 2020, he was a consensus five-star recruit.
- He was considered the best small forward in the entire class in 2020.
- In an interview he announced that he will invest all his money in buying expensive cars and beautiful mansions.