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|Birth date:||March 28, 1980|
|Birth place:||San Diego, California|
|Profession:||American former professional basketball player|
|Education:||University of San Diego High School, University of Arizona|
|Parents:||Bill Walton, Susan Guth|
|Siblings:||Nathan Walton, Adam Walton, Chris Walton|
Luke Walton Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016
Luke Theodore Walton is a San Diego, California-born former professional basketball player, and current assistant coach of the Golden State Warriors in the National Basketball Association. Born on 28 March 1980, Luke is best known for playing 10 seasons in the NBA while winning two NBA championships as a forward with the Los Angeles Lakers. A well-known figure when it comes to basketball, Luke was active as a professional player from 2003 until his retirement in 2013.
A two-times NBA championship winner who has also managed to make an impressive career as a basketball coach, one may wonder how rich is Luke at the present? As of early 2016, Luke counts his net worth at the amount of $16 million. Needless to say, Luke’s wealth is the result of his involvement in the sport of basketball as a professional player. Playing for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA has been undeniably significant in making Luke a multi-millionaire at the present.
Luke Walton Net Worth $16 Million
Raised in San Diego, Luke is the son of former NBA player Bill Walton who was also inducted to Hall of Fame. Luke was educated at the University of San Diego High School then in 1998 he enrolled at the University of Arizona and played basketball at collegiate level, graduated in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies. Luke was then selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in 2003 NBA Draft and he played with the Lakers for nine years until 2012. While playing for the Lakers, Luke won the NBA championship twice in 2009 and 2010. At this point of his life, not only Luke’s fame but also his net worth was rising.
After leaving the Los Angeles Lakers in 2012, he was signed by the Cleveland Cavaliers for a year, until his retirement from the NBA in 2013. Luke played over 650 games during his 11 year career; notably, Luke and his father Bill Walton are the first father and son to have won multiple NBA championships as Bill was a winner in 1977 and 1986.
Since his retirement from playing, Luke has been serving as a basketball coach, beginning at the University of Memphis. At the present, he has been the assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors since 2014. Of course, being one of the more successful basketball players in the NBA as well as a respected assistant coach has been very significant in adding to his riches.
Talking about his personal life, 35 years-old Luke has been married to his long-time girlfriend Bre Ladd since 2013. He has also appeared in the television show “The Young And The Restless”. Luke has a hobby to get tattoos and already has four on his right arm. One of the highly regarded professional basketball players of all time who currently enjoys his career as an assistant coach, Luke’s current net worth of $16 million caters to his daily life in every possible way.
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|#LakeShow||2014||TV Series||Himself - NBA Analyst|
|Access Sportsnet: Los Angeles||2014||TV Series||Himself - NBA Analyst|
|Khloé & Lamar||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|Keeping Up with the Kardashians||2009||TV Series||Himself - LA Lakers|
|Kobe Doin' Work||2009||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|Rome Is Burning||2007-2008||TV Series||Himself|
|Who Made You?||2008||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|The Trouble with Money||2006||Short||Himself|
|The Young and the Restless||2006||TV Series||Himself|
|Wheel of Fortune||2005||TV Series||Himself - Celebrity Contestant|
|The 2004 NBA Finals||2004||TV Mini-Series||Himself (Forward - LA Lakers)|
|Bill Walton's Long, Strange Trip||2003||TV Series||Himself|
|Rome Is Burning||2008-2009||TV Series||Himself|
|Pardon the Interruption||2008||TV Series||Himself|
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|1||Signed a 2 year contract with the Lakers for just under $1,000,000|
|2||Middle brother of Adam Walton, Nathan Whitecloud Walton and Christopher Walton.|
|3||Parents are divorced|
|4||Graduated from University of San Diego High School in 1998.|
|5||Lute Olson was his basketball coach at the University of Arizona.|
|6||Has a tattoo on his right shoulder of four Grateful Dead skeletons spinning basketballs. It commemorates both his brothers and the Dead, a band the kids spent time around. He says that he represents the bottom skeleton, holding everyone up.|
|7||He is teammates with Kobe Bryant, Karl Malone and Shaquille O'Neal on the Los Angeles Lakers.|
|8||Attended the University of Arizona at the same time as reality TV star Nicole Richie, actress Heather Blair, and reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian.|
|9||Endorsement deals with trading card companies, regional ads for Sprint, national print ad campaign for L.A. Gear, and Direct TV's NBA League Pass.|
|10||His brother, Nathan Whitecloud Walton, ran for Governor of California during the 2003 Recall election of California Governor Gray Davis.|
|11||Plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. Started in the 2003-2004 season. Selected third in the second round (32nd overall) by the Los Angeles Lakers.|
|12||Graduated from the University of Arizona in December 2002 with a Bachelor's Degree in Family Studies.|
|13||Father is NBA Hall-of-Famer and Top 50 Player Bill Walton. Mother is educator Susan Walton.|
|14||Did a commercial with his father, former NBA great Bill Walton, and best friend, New Jersey Nets player Richard Jefferson, for NBA League Pass Season Ticket on Direct TV.|
|1||[Shaquille O'Neal jokingly on Luke Walton] "He comes from good breeding. And I don't mean his father, I mean his mother".|
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