Robin Byron Lopez a.k.a. Robin Lopez is an American professional basketball player currently playing for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA. He was picked with the 15th overall in the 2008 NBA draft by the Phoenix Suns, was traded to the New Orleans Hornets in 2012 and then to Portland in 2013.
The 31-years-old NBA star is currently dating Christine Vargas. Further, his net worth is $50 million and has an annual salary of $14.3 million as of 2019.
Robin Lopez has an estimated net worth over $50 million as of 2019, mostly earned through his NBA career. His total NBA career earning is $78,484,389.
Currently, he is under a 4 year / $54,015,500 contract with the New York Knicks, including $54,015,500 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $13,503,875. In 2018-19, he will earn a base salary of $14,357,750, while carrying a cap hit of $14,357,750 and a dead cap value of $14,357,750.
Robin Byron Lopez is an unmarried man who has a quite long dating history. Talking about his current affair, he is dating beautiful women Christine Vargas. The couple seems happy and they are having a great time together.
Before Christine Vargas, he had a relationship with golfer Michelle Wie in 2008 when they were at Stanford. Unfortunately, the relation between them was not for a long period.
Later then, there was a rumor between Kardashian sister (Khloe Kardashian) and NBA All-Star Player Robin about their dating, which made many of his fans curious. Sadly rumors did not last for long. “You know, I’m not exactly certain of the veracity of those rumors”, Said Robin.
Robin Lopez is well-known in social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, etc. He has 139K followers on Instagram and more than 141K followers on Twitter. It appears a rim protector Robin has won the heart of millions of people.
He was born on April 1, 1998, in North Hollywood, California to Heriberto Lopez, a Cuban baseball player, and Deborah Ledford, a swimmer. He is American. His ethnicity is Cuban and Caucasian American. His zodiac sign is Aries. He has a twin brother named Brook Lopez who is also basketball player and currently plays for the Milwaukee Bucks.
Robin Lopez was born into a life of basketball. He moved from Hollywood, California to Oak Harbor, Washington in second grade to be near his older brother Alex because at that moment he was playing basketball in the University of Washington.
Later then he shifted to his home town Fresno, California and attended to San Joaquin Memorial High School. There he played with his twin brother brook and won the heart of many peoples. He was also named as MVP of the Adidas Superstar Camp All-Star game in his junior year, 2006 McDonald’s All American team and Parade All-American third team in his full senior year.
After graduation to San Joaquin Memorial High School, he enrolled in Stanford in 2006. There he led the team with 73 blocked shots, breaking the Stanford Record for a freshman and recording the second highest single-season record in Stanford history.
After his second season in Stanford, he was selected by the Phoenix Suns in the 2008 NBA draft. After being drafted by the Suns, he played for the team until 2012.
On July 27, 2012, Lopez signed to the New Orleans Hornets after the team acquired him in a sign-and-trade from the Phoenix Suns.
On July 10, 2013, Lopez was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers as a part of a three-way trade which also involved the Sacramento Kings.
On July 9, 2015, Lopez inked a contract with the New York Knicks.