Kevon Looney is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He previously played college basketball with the UCLA Bruins, where he received honors such as the second-team All-Conference.
After completing the college season, he opted for the 2015 NBA draft where he was selected by Golden State as the 30th overall pick. He is the recipient of the NBA Championship title for the 2017 and 2018 seasons.
Kevon Looney was born on February 6, 1996 to Doug and Victoria Looney in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Growing up, he used to watch his older brother Kevin play pickup games. Just like his older brother, who was almost 6 years his senior, Kevon became a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant.
In addition to his older brother, Kevon grew up with another sibling who was said to be an older sister named Summer. He is also linked to his cousin named Nick Young, who played as a teammate with him in the NBA in the 2017-18 season.
Looney received the honor of being named the best player in his high school at Alexander Hamilton High in Milwaukee. After graduating from high school, various colleges offered him to continue his freshman season. He received offers from the Marquette and Wisconsin state schools.
As a result, he attended UCLA and had his second season in 2012, where he was named Player of the Year after averaging 20.9 points, 8.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game. He received five-star recruits from Rivals.com, ESPN.com, and Scout.com, all of which ranked him #1 on their list of top players. 10, no. 12 or No. 15.
Kevin Looney career
Kevon Looney was one of 19 players who showed up for the draft, where he fell to the last pick of the first round. He was selected as the 30th overall pick by the NBA’s Golden State. After being drafted in March during the season, Kevon was again set back for a while by his injury and later by an infection in his surgically repaired hip.
After recovering from health, he returned to the field and became a regular rotation player in the 2017-18 season. During the season he lost about 14kg/30lbs after hiring a personal trainer for his summer training session, where he changed his training programs and adopted a modified paleo diet.
For the 2018-19 season, Kevon was re-signed from the Warriors and on January 28 he had a career-high 15 points, shooting 6-of-7 off the bench and going 132-100 overall with a win over Pacers. During 2019, Kevon re-signed with Warriors in a deal valued at around $15 million. He signed the deal during the off-season and immediately after signing in the summer of that year, he started to feel uncomfortable in his hamstring.
During the game, he began to feel uncomfortable or numb in his limbs, wrists, feet, hands, etc. He could no longer handle the situation that was affecting his health and the games. Limited to just 20 games, he averaged 3.4 points and 3.3 rebounds per game throughout the season. On May 19, 2020, he underwent surgery to repair his core muscles, after which he returned to the field and began playing regularly.
Kevon Looney Biography
|Real name||Kevon Grant Looney|
|Date of birth||February 6, 1996|
|Age (as of 2022)||26 years|
|Place of birth||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 6′ 9” – in centimeters – 206cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 101kg – in pounds – 222 pounds|
|eye color||dark brown|
Kevon Looney Family
|Marital status||In relation|
|Who is Kevon Looney’s girlfriend?||Mariah Simone Winston|
According to reliable sources, Mariah Simone Winston is probably his youngest girlfriend. She spent her childhood along with her other siblings in her hometown with her parents named Barbara Anderson Winston and Michael Wayne Winston. She is a graduate of Bishop Alemany High School and California State University, Northridge, where she received her degree in Business & Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations.
Like Kevon, Mariah is a basketball player who went to play and was involved with Holy Names University and has also remained an active member of the American Marketing Association. Aside from her basketball games, she is also a fitness model, fitness trainer, and fitness apparel owner. Before assuming this position, she worked as a retail clerk at JCPenney in 2016.
Kevon Looney Net Worth
Kevon Looney has been with the Golden State Warriors for about 3 years and is valued at $14,464,287. Given his signed contract amount, it is certain that he must have a minimum net worth of around $5 million.