Alex Len Biography

( 1993 - )
December 1, 2018
First published on:December 1, 2018

Facts of Alex Len

Date of Birth: 1993, June 16
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: Ukraine
Height: 7 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Oleksiy "Alex" Len
Birth Place Antratsyt, Ukraine
Famous Name Alex Len
Father Nationality Ukrainian
Mother Julia Len
Mother Nationality Ukrainian
Net Worth $4 million
Salary $4,350,000
Siblings Anna Shaposhnikova
No. of Twitter Followers 16.8k
No. of Instagram Followers 39.9k
Weight 102.1 kg
Nationality Ukrainian
Profession Basketball player
Currently Working For Atlanta Hawks
University attended University of Maryland
School attended Dnipropetrovsk Higher College
Girlfriend Essence Townsend
Squad No 21
Rank 25

Alex Len is a Ukrainian professional basketball player. He currently plays for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).


Len is ranked in #25 and plays the positions as Power forward as well as center. Len played college basketball for Maryland Terrapins of the Atlantic Coast Conference before being drafted to NBA. Moreover, he is also a member of the Ukraine National Basketball team. 

Alex Len Early life and Education

Alex Len was born on 16th June 1993, in Antratsyt, Ukraine. Len was raised by his mother Julia Len. He grew up along with his sibling, sister Anna Shaposhnikova. Lenn belongs to a Ukrainian nationality. 

CAPTION: Alex Len Early life image SOURCE: Instagram

Len attended Dnipropetrovsk Higher College. Likewise, he completed his graduation from the University of Maryland, College Park. 

Alex Len College and Profesional Career

Before being drafted to NBA, Alex Len played two seasons for the Maryland Terrapins of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Moreover, he also played a season for Dnipro in his home nation's top professional basketball league.

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During his sophomore year at college basketball, Len averaged 11.9 points per game in 38 total games. Len was drafted by Phoenix Suns in the 2013 NBA draft with 5th overall pick. However, Len did not join the 2013 NBA Summer League due to ankle surgeries. Len made his NBA debut on 1st November 2013 in a match against Utah Jazz

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Len joined 2014 NBA Summer League for the Suns and further played the 2015 NBA Summer League. However, Len became a restricted free agent following 2016–17 season. Len signed a two-year contract for Atlanta Hawks on 3rd August 2018

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Alex Len Personal Life

Alex Len is an unmarried man. However, Len is dating his long-term girlfriend Essence Townsend. His girlfriend is also a basketball as well as a model. The couple has been dating for long but yet, they haven't mentioned the actual date when they began dating. 

CAPTION: Alex Len and his girlfriend Essence Townsend SOURCE: Instagram

Len is successfully maintaining his profession as well as love life. The lovebirds often spend their time together and further makes public appearances together. Len frequently shares adorable photos of his partner in his Instagram.

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Although the couple is dating for long, neither Len nor Essence have mentioned any plans of getting engaged or married. So far, the pair hasn't been the part of controversy regarding their breakup. Besides this, Len hasn't been in any other relationships. 

Alex Len Age, Height, and Weight

Alex Len, aged 25, the skilled and handsome hunk, Len stands the perfect height of 2.16 m which is 7 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 102.1 kg i.e. 225 lbs. 

Alex Len Net worth and Salary

 As of 2018, the estimated net worth of Alex Len is around $4 million. From his career as a professional basketball player, Len earns a fortunate amount of money. Len currently plays for the Atlanta Hawks. On 3rd August 2018, Len signed a two-year contract with Hawks for $8.5 million.

As per the contract Len gets paid an average annual salary of $4,255,00 and the base salary of $4,350,000. Likewise, he previously played for the Phoenix Suns. On the other hand, Len further adds money from his National Basketball team career. 

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