Karl-Anthony Towns Jr. Wiki Biography
Karl-Anthony Towns Jr. was born on 15 November 1995, in Edison, New Jersey USA, into a family of Dominican and American ancestry, and is known as a professional basketball player who plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
So just how rich is Karl-Anthony Towns as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, this basketball player has net worth of $5.2 million, with his wealth being accumulated from his three years-long career in the mentioned field.
Karl-Anthony Towns Net Worth $5.2 Million
Thomas spent his formative years in Piscataway, New Jersey, where he attended Lake Nelson Seventh-Day Adventist School. Subsequently, he transferred to Theodore Schor Middle School from Our Lady of Fatima School, and then attended St. Joseph High School, where he played basketball and led the school team to a state championship in 2012, which gained him recognition and got him the top position in the national ranking of high school players. In 2013 and 2014, Towns led his team to more victories. Having matriculated, he enrolled into the University of Kentucky and studied kinesiology, hoping to become a doctor once his basketball career was over. Despite leaving the mentioned college after one year, Karl-Anthony took online courses, and hopes to get his degree someday.
In April 2015, it was announced that Towns would be a part of the 2015 NBA draft, at which he was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves, the first overall pick and signing a rookie scale contract with the Timberwolves in early July. In late November, Karl-Anthony made his debut for the Timberwolves in a match against the Los Angeles Lakers, scoring 14 points and adding 12 rebounds in his team’s victory of 112-111. Later on, he scored 28 points against the Denver Nuggets, and in the first 13 games he played, Towns averaged 16.0 points and 10.4 rebounds per game. However, his ratings dropped in the five following games, to 8.4 points and 6.0 rebounds, nevertheless, he was named the Western Conference Rookie of the Month in November. He went on to play for the Timberwolves in games against the Portland Trail Blazers and the Dallas Mavericks, and was named the rookie of the month once more, in January, and went on to win the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge – at that time, he was the tallest, heaviest and youngest winner of the challenge. In late February 2016, he recorded 30 points and 15 rebounds in a victory over the New Orleans Pelicans, and shortly after that he was named Western Conference Rookie of the Month for February.
His skills improved further, and in 2017 he had a career-high 47 points and 18 rebounds in a game which his team lost to the New York Knicks. As of the 2017-18 season, he finished in the top 10 in almost every statistical category in NBA history, and was rewarded with Western Conference Player of the Week. Additionally, in late January of 2018, he was selected as a Western Conference All-Star reserve.
When it comes to his private life, Karl-Anthony is in a relationship with Kawahine Andrade. He is active on social media such as Twitter and Instagram, and is followed by over 350,000 people on the former, and almost two million on the latter.
|Net Worth||$5.2 Million|
|Date Of Birth||November 15, 1995|
|Place Of Birth||Edison, New Jersey, USA|
|Education||Lake Nelson Seventh-Day Adventist School, Theodore Schor Middle School, St. Joseph High School, University of Kentucky|
|Parents||Jacqueline Cruz, Karl Towns, Sr.|
|Siblings||Lachelle Towns, Malaika Singleton-Towns|
|Awards||NBA Rookie of the Year Award (2016), NBA All-Rookie Team (2016), Parade All-America Boys Basketball Team (2014), Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year (2014)|
|Nominations||Best Breakthrough Athlete ESPY Award|