The basketball star Karl Malone has played for Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers and has worked as an assistant coach at Louisiana Tech from 2007 to 2011. The Utah Jazz provided him a perfect platform to his career. He has countless achievement while playing with Utah Jazz. He spent his first 18 seasons with Utah Jazz (1985-2003) in the National Basketball Association. He was honored as NBA’s Most Valuable Player (1997, 1999). Karl Malone was born as Karl Anthony Malone on 24 July 1963. His place of birth was Summerfield, Louisiana. He is an American. His ethnicity is black. His star sign is Leo. He is the son of Shirley Malone and Shedrick Hay. Karl Malone is regarded as one of the best power forwards in the NBA’s history. He is expert in scoring, blocking, rebounding and shooting during the course of play. He played as a Power forward for his team.
Karl Malone is youngest of nine children. He was raised by his mother. As a child, he worked as a farmer. He went to Summerfield high school and basketball during high school years. He was recruited by the University of Kansas but he went to Louisiana State University that was closer to home. He also played college basketball at Louisiana Tech University. He played for the Bulldogs basketball team.
In 1985, he was acquired by Utah Jazz. He played 18 seasons with the Utah Jazz. He retired from playing with Los Angeles Lakers (2003-2004). Numerous awards and rewards have honored him. Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player, NBA All-Defensive Team, NBA All-Rookie team and much more honored him for his remarkable contributions in the game of basketball. Following retirement, he worked as an assistant coach at Louisiana Tech.
Karl Malone married Kay Kinsey in 1988 who is a former Miss Idaho USA pageant. They together have four children as three daughters and a son. They are named Kadee, Kylee, Karlee, and Karl.Jr. K.J. His son K.J played football for the Cedar Creek High School in Ruston, Louisiana. Currently, he plays for the LSU Tigers football team.
Karl Malone has hobbies of hunting and fishing. He owns a farm house near the Kenai River in Alaska. He is also a successful entrepreneur. He is the owner of Teriyaki Grill, Eskimoe’s Ice Cream and Arby’s in Ruston, Louisiana. He also has a dealership of Toyota and Honda. He also makes his prominence as an actor. He is a philanthropist. He supports the organization who works for the betterment of the special child.
Undoubtedly, Karl Malone is one of the most adorable names in the world of basketball. He has a gigantic height of 6 feet and 9 inch, which is around 205cm. His salary is impressive. His estimated net worth is around 75 million USD. He has a huge fan base on social networking sites.