Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Biography

( 1993 - )
March 22, 2019
First published on:November 21, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Date of Birth: 1993, February 18
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Birth Name Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
Birth Place Thomaston, Georgia
Famous Name Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Lawrance Pope
Mother Rhonda Caldwell
Salary $12,000,000
Past Team Detroit Pistons
School Location Greenville, Georgia
Points 31
Rebounds 8.2
University Team Georgia Bulldogs basketball
Contract $18 million/ one-year contract with Los Angeles Lakers
Career Earnings $29,741,533
No. of Twitter Followers 63.4K
No. of Instagram Followers 183K
Weight 93kg
Position in Team Shooting guard
Current team Los Angeles Lakers
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as a player of Detroit Pistons
Currently Working For Los Angeles Lakers
Awards SEC Player of the Year, First-team All-SEC, SEC All-Freshman Team, McDonald's All-American
University attended University of Georgia
School attended Greenville High School
Graduated year 2013
Currently Married yes
Married to McKenzie Caldwell-Pope
Children Kenzo, and Ken Jr.
Squad No 01

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is an American professional Basketball Player player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2019, Kentavious currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers as their Shooting guard. Kentavious has played for the teams Detroit Pistons.


As a Shooting guard, Kentavious reportedly earns around $12,000,000 as his yearly salary from Los Angeles Lakers. 

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Net Worth and Salary

As of 2019, Caldwell has an estimated net worth over $15 million. 

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signed a 1-year / $ 12,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Lakers which includes $ 12,000,000 guaranteed and $ 12,000,000 annual average salary. In 2018-19, Caldwell-Pope earns a basic salary of $ 12 million, with a cap hit of $ 12 million and a dead cap of $ 12 million.

Kentavious so far has made earnings of $41,741,533 from his entire NBA career. Moreover, he is the second highest paid player of L.A. Lakers followed by Rajon Rondo with LeBron James being the highest paid with the salary of $35,654,150.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Married, Wife, and Personal Life

The Famous NBA star is 6 feet 5 inch in height and weighs around 93 kg. Kentavious is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. 

Caldwell is married to McKenzie Caldwell-Pope. The couple met in Dallas, Texas, while Caldwell-Pope was playing for the Detroit Pistons. 

CAPTION: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope with his wife SOURCE: Sports Gossip


Mckenzie has a son named Kenzo from her earlier relationship, who was only one when the couple started dating. The couple later welcomed a son in 2017 named Ken Jr.

Caldwell is active on social media and gives regular updates on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Moreover, He has 85.3 K followers on Instagram and 42.6 K followers on Twitter and often posts images on his social network profile.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Bio and Early Life

Kentavious was born on February 18, 1993, in Thomaston, Georgia to parents Lawrance Pope and Rhonda Caldwell. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Aquarius.

Kentavious attended Greenville High School in Greenville, Georgia where he played for his high school basketball team.

Kentavious, in his high school career, held an average of 31 points and 8.2 rebounds. After completing high school, Kentavious enrolled at the University of Georgia and played for the Georgia Bulldogs basketball.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Professional Career

Caldwell-Pope was selected by the Detroit Pistons on 27 June 2013 with the eighth overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. He later joined the Pistons for the 2013 NBA Summer League and signed his contract with the team on 19 July.

He was associated with Detriot Pistons from the year 2013 to 2017. Later on July 7, 2017, Caldwell was declared as a free agent by renouncing his position in the team.

CAPTION: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope playing for L.A. Lakers SOURCE: Lakers Nations

On 13 July 2017 Caldwell-Pope signed with the Los Angeles Lakers a one - year $ 18 million contracts. He debuted for the Lakers on 22 October 2017, earning 20 points as a starter in a loss of 119–112 to the Pelicans of New Orleans.

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His career stats are:

YEAR TEAM Games played Games Started Minutes per game Rebounds per game Assists per Game Steals Per Game Blocks Per Game points Per Game
2013-2014 Detriot 80 41 19.8 2.0 .7 .9 .2 5.9
2014-2015 Detriot 82 82 31.5 3.1 1.3 1.1 .2 12.7
2015-2016 Detriot 76 76 36.7 3.7 1.8 1.4 .2 14.5
2016-2017 Detriot 76 75 33.3 3.3 2.5 1.2 .2 13.8
2017-2018 L.A. Lakers 84 74 33.2 5.2 2.2 1.4 .2 13.4

On 6 July 2018, Caldwell-Pope re-signed a $ 12 million contract with the Lakers for one year and is playing along with the team-mates LeBron James, Lonzo ball.


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