Who is Zach LaVine?

Zach LaVine is a professional basketball player from America. He plays for the team “Chicago Bulls.” Zach comes from a family with a background in sports. He began showing love for sports in his young days. Zach was active in both baseball and basketball. He decided to choose basketball. His professional career as Zach started from the “Minnesota Timberwolves.” Then, he joined the “Chicago Bulls.” He had also won the “NBA Slam Dunk Contest” two times continuously. Zach is doing well in his career.

Quick Info
Full NameZach LaVine
Date Of Birth10th March 1995
Birth PlaceRenton, Washington, USA
Parent(s)Paul LaVine
Cheryl Johnson
ProfessionBasketball Player
Career History2014–2017 Minnesota Timberwolves
2017–present Chicago Bulls
Age25 Years
Height6 ft 5 in
Partner(s)Hunter Mar
Net WorthUSD $3 million

Early Life

The birthplace of Zach LaVine is Renton, Washington. He came into the world on 10th March 1995. His father’s name is Paul LaVine. He used to play professional football. Paul was part of the “National Football League” and “United States Football League” (USFL). Zach’s mother’s name is Cheryl Johnson. She was also a “softball player.” There is no doubt how Zach got the wings to fly during the matches.

Zach LaVine became more passionate about basketball after watching the movie “Space Jam.” Before this, he was keenly in love with baseball. The performance of “Michael Jordan” in the movie inspired him a lot. He also received inspiration from Kobe Bryant and enjoyed starting following his moves.

Zach LaVine

Education and College

Zach LaVine went to “Bothell High School.'” He used to play from the “point guard” position for the basketball team of the school. Zach succeeded to become the primary ball handler of the team. He used to practice in the backyard of his home. His father played a significant role to increase his passion and skills in basketball. He used to train Zach. Zach even practised “Dunking” for hours. The technique, mentorship, and encouragement helped him to flourish as a tough player.

Zach LaVine grew as one of the amazing basketball players during his senior year in high school. He also received the honour “Associated Press Washington State Player of the Year” in 2013. Zach also received the “Washington Mr Basketball” honour. Zach was also part of the “Parade All-American Boys Basketball Team.” His skills made him the best basketball player during the days.

Moreover, Zach LaVine was part of the annual all-star game “Ballislife All-American Game” in 2013. It was also during his high-school days. He is also the winner of the “Slam Dunk Contest.” His ranking was number 12 in the list of the “Shooting Guard” in 2013. The same year, his ranking was 44 in the nation. Zach went to the “University of California.” He was also part of the “UCLA Bruins” team. Zach succeeded to create an amazing impression as a player for his college basketball team in the “2013-2014 season.” Although his performance was a roller-coaster ride in the remaining college days, Zach became part of the “Pac-12 All-Freshman Team.”

Zach LaVine

Professional Career

Minnesota Timberwolves

The professional journey Zach LaVine started after joining the “Minnesota Timberwolves” during the “NBA Draft” in April 2014. He quit his studies after attending a single year. Zach even succeeded to win the “Slam Dunk Contest” during the “Seattle Basketball Pro-Am League.” The “2014-2015 season” was his rookie year. Zach also succeeded to win the “Slam Dunk Contest” during the “2015 NBA All-Star Weekend.” Zach was twenty years old during that time. Zach appeared in a total of 77 matches in the “2015 season.” His average point was 10.1, assists of 3.6, and rebounds of 2.8 by the end of the 2015 season.

The team extended his contract for a rookie year in October 2015. Zach succeeded to score a career-high of 26 points in a match against the “Indiana Pacers” in November.  He even scored 35 points in the match against the team “Oklahoma City Thunder” in January 2016. He succeeded to score 30 points for “Team USA” in the “Rising Stars Challenge.” It was during the “2016 All-Star Weekend.” Zach also won the “Slam Dunk Contest” in 2016.

Chicago Bulls

Zach LaVine joined the “Chicago Bulls” from the “Minnesota Timberwolves” as per trade-in June 2017.  He succeeded to score 14 points for the team in the first match in January 2018. Zach successfully scored a “season-high score” of 35 in the match against the “Minnesota Timberwolves.” He succeeded to score his “career-high” of 49 points on 23rd November 2019. Zach scored 41 points in the match against “Oklahoma City Thunder” on 25th February 2020.

Zach LaVine

Personal Life

Zach LaVine is in a relationship with his long-term girlfriend, Hunter Mar. They have been dating for a long time. Their pictures on social media are adorable.

Net Worth

Zach LaVine has been part of the sports fraternity for more than five years. He has played a lot of games to make his team won a lot of matches. His amazing skills have succeeded to gain him a lot of honours. According to celebritynetworth.net, Zach has an approximate net worth of $3 million. He still has a long way to go. There is no doubt that more zeros will add to his net worth in the upcoming days.

Nutshell Bio, Height, Weight, and Age

The nationality of Zach LaVine is 25 years. He has an attractive height of 6 feet 5 inches along with a complimentary weight of 91 kg. His ethnicity is African-American and Anglo-American.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Zach LaVine is active on social media platforms. He goes with the name of “zachlavine8” on Instagram with 2.1 million followers and “Zach LaVine” on Twitter with 371.7K followers.  His Facebook page “Zach LaVine” has 1.6 million followers.