Kawhi Leonard Biography

( 1991 - )
September 11, 2019
First published on:May 12, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Kawhi Leonard

Date of Birth: 1991, June 29
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Sign:: gemini
Birth Name Kawhi Anthony Leonard
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Famous Name Kawhi Leonard
Horoscope Cancer
Father Mark Leonard
Mother Kim Leonard
Net Worth $35 million
Salary $23,114,066
Past Team San Antonio Spurs
Siblings Miesha Slayton (sister)
University Team San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball
Date 2009
House Location San Diego
Cars 1997 Chevy Tahoe, Porsche,
Sponsors New Balance & Nike
Weight 5 feet 4 inch
Coworker Kyle Lowry ($48 million)
Position in Team Small forward
No. of Siblings one
Coworker Salary Kyle Lowry ($48 million)
Current team Toronto Raptors
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro_American
Profession basketball player
Started career as a player of San Antonio Spurs
Currently Working For Toronto Raptors
Awards NBA champion (2014), 2× All-NBA First Team (2016, 2017). NBA All-Rookie First Team (2012)
University attended San Diego State
School attended Canyon Springs High School
Currently Married Unmarried
Divorce N/A
Children baby girl
Affair with Kishele Shipley
Girlfriend Kishele Shipley

Famous basketball player, Kawhi Leonard currently plays at the position of small forward for the Toronto Raptors. He started his professional NBA career with San Antonio Spurs in 2011. 

Currently, he is dating girlfriend Kishele Shipley and duo has a daughter, Kaliyah born in 2016. He is receiving an annual salary of $23,114,066 with an estimated net worth of $35 million.

Kawhi Leonard Net Worth-$35 million

Kawhi Leonard has an estimated net worth of $35 million as of 2019. In the current date, his salary is reported $23,114,066. Thus far, he has summoned $84,014,010 from his entire NBA career. Kawhi is listed among the top five highest earners of NBA history as his annual earnings exceed $30 million.

In 2017, his salary was 17.64 million USD and has an estimated net worth of $25 million. As his net worth, his earnings are also significant. In addition to his earnings, Leonard also owns luxurious houses and cars shoe total market value is around $20 million

Leonard's $13.3 million Southern California estate SOURCE: https://www.latimes.com/business

Currently, he is residing in his Tuscan-style estate worth $13.3 million covering the area of five acres located in Southern California. The house consists "seven "bedroom suites," 10.5 bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen, two offices, and his own temperature-controlled wine vault."


He is not a private person as he never hides his relationship details from the media. As his professional life is known to the public similarly, most of his fans already knew about his love life. He has a beautiful girlfriend named  Kishele Shipley. Though there are rumors that Kishele is his wife but there aren't any solid evidenced confirming the rumor. 

Kawhi Leonard & his girlfriend Kishele Shipley SOURCE: Kawhi Leonard & Kishele Shipley

Well, if they have been married undoubtedly, Kawhi surely has mentioned in his social media. Most probably, she is considered to be his future wife. 

They have a daughter together named, Kaliyah (2016). He is determined, passionate and desires to get better in his game. His physique provides him a lot of support in his game. He has an amazing height of 6 feet and 7 inches and his weight is around 229 lbs.

Early Life

 He celebrates his birthday every year on June 29 and his birth year was 1991. He was born to dad Mark Leonard and mom Kim Leonard. His nationality is American and seems he belongs to an Afro-American ethnical background. He attended Canyon Springs High School. Later after that, he transferred to King High School in his junior years.

College Career

He has a good basketball average throughout his high school career. His hand size played a pivotal role in basketball.  He averaged 22.6 points, 13.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 3.0 blocks per game. In the same year, he also manages to win California Mr. Basketball. Due to his splendid performance, he has also listed as the no.8 small forward and the no.48 player in the nation in 2009.

He attended San Diego State University in 2009. He averaged 12.7 points and 9.9 rebounds in freshman season and 15.7 points and 10.4 rebounds in a sophomore season.

CAPTION: Kawhi Leonard SOURCE: HoopsHype

NBA Career

He started his professional career in 2011; however, he was selected by Indiana Pacers but later traded to San Antonio Spurs. He signed a multi-year contract with San Antonio on December 10, 2011. Currently, he plays for the Toronto Raptors.

On January 13, he recorded 41 points and 11 rebounds in a season-high 45 minutes in a 140–138 double-overtime win over Washington Wizards.


In July 2018, he was traded to Toronto Raptors with his teammate Danny Green in exchange for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Pöltl and a protected 2019 first-round draft pick.


  • Full Name: Kawhi Anthony Leonard
  • DOB: June 29, 1991
  • Horoscope: Cancer
  • Current team: Toronto Raptors
  • Past Team: San Antonio Spurs
  • Net Worth: $25 million
  • Salary: $17.64 million
  • Height: 6 feet 7 inch
  • Weight: 104 kg/229 pound

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