Blake Griffin Biography

July 16, 2019
First published on:December 11, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Blake Griffin

Birth Name Blake Austin Griffin
Birth Place Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Famous Name Blake Griffin
Birth Date 16th March 1989
Father Tommy Griffin
Father Nationality American
Mother Gail Griffin
Mother Nationality American
Net Worth $60 million
Salary $31,873,932
No. of Twitter Followers 4.43 M
No. of Instagram Followers 3.5 M
Height 6 feet 10 inches
Weight 113.9 kg
Nationality American
Profession NBA player
Currently Working For Detroit Pistons
University attended University of Oklahoma
School attended Oklahoma Christian School
Children Finley Elaine Griffin, Ford Wilson Cameron-Griffin
Girlfriend Kendall Jennerm, Brynn Cameron
Squad No 32
Rank 33

Blake Griffin is an American professional basketball player. He currently plays for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). 

Griffing played college basketball for the Oklahoma Sooners. Los Angeles Clippers drafted Griffin in the 2009 NBA draft. Griffin plays the position as Power forward as well as Center. Griffin previously dated celebrities including Kendall Jenner and Brynn Cameron

Blake Griffin Net worth in 2019; How much does he Earn annually?

Currently, Blake Griffin has an estimated net worth of $60 million. Griffin earns an astonishing amount of money from his professional basketball career. As of now, Griffin plays for the Detroit Pistons of NBA after being traded from Los Angeles Clippers.

On 19th July 2017, Griffin signed a five-year contract with Clippers for $173 million. The contract included an average annual salary of $34,234,964 and the base salary of $31,873,932. In 2018-19, Griffin will earn a base salary of $31,873,932, while carrying a cap hit of $32,088,932 and a dead cap value of $141,661,920.

Year Salary/ Earnings
2013 $16,441,500
2014 $17,674,613
2015 $18,907,725
2016 $20,140,838
2017 $12,005,247
2018 $18,367,653
2019 $32,088,932

Playing in the NBA for over a decade, Griffin has made career earnings of about $157,806,930.

In addition, Griffin must have earned a decent amount of money from his college basketball career. 

Blake Griffin Personal life; Is he Married?

Blake Griffin is an unmarried man and is not dating anyone currently. However, Griffin previously dated a few celebrities. Griffin was in a relationship with Brynn Cameron who is the sister of former NFL tight end Jordan Cameron. From his relationship with ex-girlfriend, Griffin has two children. 

CAPTION: Blake Griffin and his ex-girlfriend Brynn Cameron SOURCE: Hitberry

They have a son Ford Wilson Cameron-Griffin and a daughter Finley Elaine Griffin. However, the duo was never engaged or married. Even being the parents of two children, the duo failed to continue their relationship and later separated. 

CAPTION: Blake Griffin and his son SOURCE: Pinterest

Similarly, in 2017, Griffing began dating an American model as well as a television personality Kendall Jenner. But their love life didn't last long and the pair separated after dating for a year in 2018. Besides this, Griffin was further encountered with Daniella Grace, Bethany Gerber, and Kari Klinkenborg.

Blake Griffin Age, Height, and Weight

Aged 29, Blake Griffing the handsome hunk stands the height of 2.08 m i.e. 6 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 113.9 kg which is 251 lbs. 

Blake Griffin Early life and Education

Blake Griffin was born on 16th March 1989, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. His parents are father Tommy Griffin and mother Gail Griffin. His father is a former basketball player as well as a coach. He grew up along with his brother Taylor Griffin who is also a basketball player. 

Blake Griffin Early life image SOURCE: Instagram

Griffin belongs to an American nationality. He attended Oklahoma Christian School. Likewise, Griffin graduated from the University of Oklahoma

Blake Griffin College and Professional Career

Blake Griffin won four high school state titles while playing for Oklahoma Christian School. Likewise, he also won two state basketball championships. Furthermore, during his sophomore year, Griffin was named the Consensus National Player of the Year. 

Griffin averaged 26.8 points, 15.1 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 2.9 blocks per game in his senior years. Griffin was even named the Player of the Year by the Tulsa World as well as The Oklahoman. He earned All-American First Team honors by averaging 22.7 points, 14.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game during his college basketball career. 

YouTube: Blake Griffin Highlights

Moreover, the Big 12, Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News and FoxSports.com named Griffin as the Player of the Year during his sophomore career. Later Los Angeles Clippers drafted Griffin in the 2009 NBA draft with the first overall pick. In the first season, Griffin was named Summer League MVP.

Griffin played a regular season for Clippers until 2018. However, on 29th January 2018, Griffin was traded to Detroit Pistons along with Willie Reed and Brice Johnson in an exchange with Avery Bradley, Tobias Harris, and Boban Marjanovic

 


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