American professional basketball player Blake Austin Griffin most recently competed for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The next year, Griffin made his NBA debut as a rookie after being chosen as an All-Star, taking first place in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, and being awarded NBA Rookie of the Year. He was listed as one of the NBA’s 15 Greatest Rookies of All Time by Sports Illustrated in 2011.
Blake Griffin Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $110 million|
|Full Name Blake Austin Griffin|
|Birth Date March 16, 1989|
|Age 33 Years|
|Birthplace Oklahoma City|
|Profession Basketball Player|
|Girlfriend Francesca Aiello|
Blake Griffin Early Life
On March 16, 1989, in Oklahoma City, Blake Austin Griffin was born and Tommy, his father, was a basketball player at famous Northwestern Oklahoma State. From the 1st-Grade until Blake was old enough to start high school, his mother Gail taught him and his brother at home. Blake’s father taught him how to play basketball when he was just a little child. Griffin joined his elder brother Taylor on the varsity basketball team when he first started high school (who later became a professional basketball player). As a high school athlete, Griffin immediately demonstrated his promise, taking the team on extended unbeaten streaks and eventually winning multiple awards.
Blake Griffin College Career
His elder brother, who received a basketball scholarship to the University of Oklahoma, notified team’s head coach Jeff Capel about Blake. After Griffin had successfully completed his high school basketball career, Capel was keen to recruit him and was able to persuade him to join on a scholarship. Soon after, Griffin was named to the All-American First Team, and as a collegiate basketball player, he was breaking records left, right, and center.
Blake Griffin Professional Career
Griffin was chosen by the Los Angeles Clippers as the first overall pick in 2009 and his victory in the Slam Dunk Contest in 2011 earned him the title of “the greatest rookie of all time” in several publications. Griffin was acquired by the Detroit Pistons in a trade in 2018. Later that year, against the 76ers, he recorded a career-high 50 points. Griffin penned a contract with the Brooklyn Nets on March 8, 2021. Griffin re-signed with the Nets on August 9, 2021, for a single season. Griffin scored a season-high 19 points against the Denver Nuggets on February 6, 2022, but the team lost 104-124.
Blake Griffin Girlfriend
Blake Griffin and Francesca Aiello, model and designer from LA met in 2018 and they have had relationship ever since and appears to have tremendous romantic affinities.
Blake Griffin Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Blake Griffin is $110 million as of 2022. Blake made $160 million in NBA salaries alone during his first ten years in the league. In 2018, when he received $32.1 million from the Pistons, his seasonal salary surpassed $30 million for the first time. Griffin and the Clippers agreed to a 5-year, $95 million contract agreement prior to the 2012–13 season. He agreed to a $171 million NBA contract extension in 2018. He made $39 million from June 2018 to June 2019 and Griffin’s annual pay right now is roughly $32 million.
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