Lonzo Ball is an American professional basketball player, who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. He played basketball with UCLA Bruins for one year.
Lonzo was born in Anaheim, Califonia, the USA, on October 27, 1997. He stands 6 feet 6 inches, and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Lonzo is of white ethnicity and holds American nationality.
He is the son of Lacar Ball and Tina Ball. Both his mother and father were a former basketball player during their college days. He has two siblings, namely LaMelo Ball and LiAngelo Ball.
Lonzo Ball began his career playing the basketball at the age of 2. He played four years of varsity basketball at Chino High School. As a junior, he averaged 25 points, 9.1 assists, and 11 rebounds. Later, he led the school to a 35-0 record and won a state title.
Lonzo is honored with Naismith Prep Players of the Year, Morgan Wootten Players of the Year and Mr. Basketball USA and USA Today Boys Basketball players of the Year.
After that, he signed a National Letter of Intent to enroll at the University of California, Los Angeles and played for UCLA Bruins. In his first College game against Pacific, Ball scored an average of 19 points, 8 rebounds, and 11 assists.
Later in Bruins regular –season finale, he had a career-high 14 assists in a 77-68 victory against Washington State. Then in his second season, Ball recorded 16.6 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 7.6 assists.
During 22nd June 2017, Lonzo was selected for a second overall pick in the NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. He signed a 4-year deal with Lakers after recording 16.3 points 1.0 block, 2.5 steals, 7.7 rebounds and 9.3 assists game.
Likewise, he was named the League MVP during the NBA Summer League, Las Vegas, and later scored 29 points, 9 assists and 11 rebound in a 132-130 victory over the Phoenix Suns.
Lonzo, by the age of 21, has built an average of 19 points, 12 rebounds and 13 assists in a 98-90 defeat through the Milwaukee Bucks and is the youngest player to have a triple-double.
Lonzo is recorded with fellow NBA rookie Oscar Robertson, Connie Hawkins, Art Williams, Ben Simmons, and Magic Johnson as the only players to record multiple triple-double withing the fits 20 games of their NBA Career.
Moving towards his personal life, Lonzi is in the relationship with his girlfriend Denise Garcia. She is a soccer player for UC Riverside. The couple met each other at the Chino Hill High School and now, they are together for 2 years.
Lonzo, in August 2017, alongside his family appeared in the premiere of Facebook Watch reality show Ball in the Family. In the month, he published his first rap single Melo Ball 1, which was an ode to his brother, LeMelo.
Similarly, in October, he again released another rap single, Super Saiyan, a nod to the anime and managed series, Dragon Ball Z.
Lonzo ball has earned a huge amount of money from his professional career. As an American professional basketball player, he has several sources of income and is paid well in terms of salary. He receives $8 million as his annual salary.
It is estimated that his current net worth is around $14 million. He also gets paid a total of $8 million as his annual salary from his present club. Besides, he owns a house, a Mansion, in Chino Hills, which is worth $5.2 million.
Lonzo is signed to his dad's Big Baller Brand. The company recently announced the sneaker that has a price tag of $495.