Lonzo Anderson Ball is a well know American professional player for Los Angeles Lakers of National Basketball Association. Also, he had played college basketball for a whole season with UCLA Bruins that earned the first team All American honors before Lakers selected him the second overall pick of 2017 NBA Draft.
During his senior years in high school, he was awarded various honors and went on to lead his team to undefeated record the national championship. When working as a college freshman in the 2016-2017, he led nation assists and went on to break UCLA record for most assists in a single season. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Lonzo Ball in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Lonzo was born in the year 1997 on October 27th in Los Angeles metropolitan in the Anaheim, California. His parents are LaVar and Tina Ball, who were former college basketball players. LaVar got to play at the Washington State before later transferring to Cal State Los Angeles, where Tina was also a player.
Ball began playing basketball at a tender age of two years old. He was raised together with his young brothers, LaMelo and LiAngelo. When the three reached high school, they were coached by their father while Ball played for the Chino Hills High School that was located in Chino Hills in the California United States.
The ball is dating Denise Garcia, whom he met back in high school and they have been in a relationship for three years. He played Division I Soccer for the Seattle University and also the University of California. The couple had been blessed with their first child by the name of Zoey Christina.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 2017, Ball had the luck of being selected as a second overall pick in 2017 NBA Draft by Los Angeles Lakers. He was ranked the third rookie by the Lakers and was behind Russell D’Angelo and Ingram Brandon. He got to sign a four-year rookie scale contract with Lakers and during the 2017 Summer League in Vegas and was named the Most Valued Player after he had average points 16.3 points and 9.3 assists. He had a total of four games with ten or more assists in more than a game. In the second game, he had a career-high score of 29 points with 11 rebounds and 9 assists.
He missed team’s Christmas game after he had a spraining the left shoulder in previous contest against Trail Blazers. The shooting improved to a 34.9 percent from the field and a 29.7 percent on three-pointers after he made 44 percent of the field goals. Later on, he returned after he missed six games. In the year 2018, Ball went on and undergone a Knee Injury on the left knee to repair the torn meniscus and has been expected to recover by the beginning of the 2018-19 training camp fully.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Lonzo Ball is estimated to be over $7 million. This wealth has been generated from his career as a basketball player. He has played for the Los Angeles Lakers and has demonstrated very high skills, and this is what has seen his net worth grow. He is set to return for the 2018-19 season, and the wealth is expected to increase in the coming years.
Ball has successfully undergone successful arthroscopic surgery on the left knee to repair the torn meniscus, but he is expected to make a full recovery. In 2018-19, he is expected to make a comeback to training camp.