Blake Griffin Biography: Age, Net Worth, Parents, Wikipedia, Height, Basketball News

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Blake Griffin is a professional American basketball player who gained fame for his exceptional skills and athleticism.

Known for his powerful dunks and all-around play, Griffin has had a successful career in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

From his college basketball days at Oklahoma to being a six-time NBA All-Star, Griffin has profoundly impacted the sport.

Profile

  •  Full Name: Blake Austin Griffin
  • Date of Birth: March 16, 1989
  • Age: 34 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Professional basketball player
  • Height: 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
  • Parents: Tommy Griffin (father), Gail Griffin (mother)
  • Siblings: Taylor Griffin (brother)
  • Relationship Status: Single
  • Children: Finley Elaine Griffin, Ford Wilson Cameron-Griffin
  • Net Worth: $35 million
  • Dating History: Kate Upton (2013), Daniella Grace (2012-2013), Teanna Trump (2012), Kari Klinkenborg, Bethany Gerber, Madison Beer (2019), Kendall Jenner (2017-2018), Brynn Cameron (2009-2017)

Early Life & Education

Blake Austin Griffin, aged 34 in 2023, was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on March 16, 1989. He was raised by his parents, Tommy Griffin and Gail Griffin.

His father, Tommy, was a basketball centre and track standout at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Blake has one older brother, Taylor Griffin, who also played basketball.

Growing up, Griffin attended Oklahoma Christian School, where he played basketball under the guidance of his father, who was the head coach.

He had a successful high school career, winning four state titles with his brother. Blake was also a versatile athlete, excelling in other sports such as baseball and football.

During his junior and senior years, Griffin’s skills on the basketball court gained attention from college recruiters. He played for the Athletes First AAU team, where he competed against future NBA stars Kevin Durant and Ty Lawson.

Ultimately, he decided to commit to the University of Oklahoma, following in his brother’s footsteps.

Personal Life

Blake Griffin, a proud father of two lovely children, Finley Elaine and Ford WIlson Cameron Griffin has had his fair share of high-profile relationships.

Blake’s dating history has been interesting, from his engagement with Brynn Cameron, with whom he shares two children, to his romance with Kendall Jenner.

He has also been linked to singer Madison Beer and Francesca Aiello, founder of Frankies Bikinis.

Blake Griffin and Kendall Jenner had a short-lived but high-profile relationship in 2017. The NBA player and the model were spotted together at numerous basketball games, and Jenner even joined Griffin’s family for his birthday dinner.

However, their busy schedules and Jenner’s focus on her career ultimately led to their breakup. Despite the split, they remain on good terms and continue to support each other’s endeavours.

Blake Griffin‘s romantic history includes connections with Madison Beer in 2019, Kendall Jenner from 2017 to 2018, and Brynn Cameron from 2009 to 2017.

In addition, Blake Griffin has had encounters with Daniella Grace from 2012 to 2013, Teanna Trump in 2012, and Kari Klinkenborg and Bethany Gerber.

There are also rumours of Blake Griffin being linked with Kate Upton in 2013.

Career

Blake Griffin’s basketball journey took off during his college years at the University of Oklahoma. As a freshman, he made an immediate impact, averaging 14.7 points and 9.1 rebounds per game.

Despite knee injuries, Griffin’s performance was impressive enough to earn him multiple accolades and recognition.

In his sophomore season, Griffin’s dominance became even more evident. He averaged 22.7 points, 14.4 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game, leading the NCAA in rebounding.



His exceptional play earned him numerous awards, including a unanimous selection as the Associated Press College Basketball Player of the Year.

After his sophomore year, Griffin declared for the 2009 NBA draft and was selected as the first overall pick by the Los Angeles Clippers.

His professional career got a challenging start when he suffered a knee injury during the preseason, forcing him to miss his entire rookie season.

Despite the setback, Griffin made a remarkable comeback in his second year, earning the NBA Rookie of the Year award and becoming an All-Star.

Over the following seasons, he established himself as one of the league’s top players, earning multiple All-Star selections and All-NBA team honours.

2018, Griffin was traded to the Detroit Pistons, where he played until 2021. He signed with the Brooklyn Nets in March 2021 and played a significant role in their playoff run.

In September 2022, Griffin joined the Boston Celtics as a free agent, adding his talents to the team’s roster.

Net Worth

Blake Griffin’s successful basketball career has contributed to his substantial net worth, estimated at around $35 million.

Through lucrative contracts and endorsements, Griffin has built a solid financial foundation.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @blakegriffin
  • Twitter handle: @blakegriffin23



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