Luke Kornet Biography

( 1995 - )
November 24, 2018
First published on:November 24, 2018

Facts of Luke Kornet

Date of Birth: 1995, July 15
Age: 24 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 7 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Luke Francis Kornet
Birth Place Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Famous Name Luke Kornet
Father Frank Kornet
Father Nationality American
Mother Tracy Kornet
Mother Nationality American
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $1,619,260
Siblings John Kornet, Nicole Kornet 
University Team Vanderbilt University
No. of Twitter Followers 6324 followers
No. of Instagram Followers 9,184 followers
Weight 113.4 kg
Nationality American
Profession Basketball player
Currently Working For Westchester Knicks
School attended Liberty Christian School
Squad No 21

Luke Kornet is an American professional basketball player. Kornet currently plays for the Westchester Knicks after assignment from the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).


Kornet previously played for the Vanderbilt University team. But in 2017 NBA draft, Kornet remained undrafted so he joined the New York Knicks for the 2017 NBA Summer League. Kornet is currently dating his girlfriend and the couple got engaged in 9th June 2018.

Luke Kornet Early life and Education

Luke Kornet was born on 15th July 1995, in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. His parents are father Frank Kornet and mother Tracy Kornet. His father is a Vanderbilt as well as a former professional basketball player. He grew up along with his siblings, brother John Kornet and sister Nicole Kornet who played basketball at Oklahoma and UCLA.

CAPTION: Luke Kornet earl life image SOURCE: Instagram

Kornet belongs to an American nationality. Kornet attended the Liberty Christian School. For his higher studies, Kornet attended Vanderbilt University. Besides his basketball career, Kornet is also an avid golfer. His school's coach mentioned Kornet as "most naturally athletic golf swing in Liberty Christian history." 

Luke Kornet Career

Luke Kornet played for Vanderbilt University for four years. During his four-year career, he averaged 8.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.64 blocks over 24.1 minutes in 128 games. Moreover, with 13.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.00 blocks, Kornet previously earned All-SEC and All-SEC Defensive honors.

YouTube: Luke Kornet Highlights

However, Kornet remained undrafted in the 2017 NBA draft. Later, he joined the New York Knicks for the 2017 NBA Summer League. Kornet signed a two-way contract with Knicks on 3rd July 2017. However, Kornet made his National Basketball Association debut on 8th February 2018, in a match against Toronto Raptors

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In the debut match, Kornet finished with a double-double, scoring 11 points and 10 rebounds. Moreover, he also became the first player in NBA history to sink 3 threes and have 4 blocks in a debut match. On 6th July 2018, Kornet signed a one-year standard contract with Knicks. 

Luke Kornet Personal Life

Luke Kornet is not married yet, however, he is currently dating his girlfriend. Although Kornet is dating, he hasn't revealed any identity of his girlfriend yet. Kornet and his partner began dating in 2015 and are still going strong in their relationship. 

CAPTION: Luke Kornet and his girlfriend SOURCE: Instagram

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The couple engaged on 9th June 2018. Kornet shared an adorable photo on his Instagram where we can see him proposing his girlfriend. They often spend their time together and Kornet frequently shares photos of his partner on his Instagram

CAPTION: Luke Kornet engaged to his girlfriend SOURCE: Instagram

Although the lovebirds are already engaged, none of them have mentioned any plans of getting married. Other than this, there are no any records of Kornet's other affairs and relationships. 

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Luke Kornet Age, Height, and Weight

Luke Kornet, aged 23, stans the height of 2.16 m i.e. 7 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 113.4 kg which is 250 lbs. 

Luke Kornet Net worth and Salary

Luke Kornet earns a decent amount of money from his career as a basketball player. Currently, Kornet has an estimated net worth of around $2 million

On 6th July 2018, he signed a standard contract of 1 year with Westchester Knocks for $1.6 million. Similarly, Kornet earns the salary of $1,619,260 per year.

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