A retired American professional basketball player, Lamar Odom was a member of the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA), who won NBA championships in 2009 and 2010. In 2011, Lamar was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year. Besides being a famous basketball player, he is also a television star and movie star.
Lamar Odom’s Biography
Lamar Odom is a famous basketball player, who was born on 6th Nov 1979 in South Jamaica Queens, New York. He was born to father Joseph and mother Cathy Mercer. He was raised by his grandmother, Mildred Mercer after his mother died because of Colon Cancer, and his father was a drug addict.
As per his education, Lamar enrolled in Redemption Christian Academy in Troy New York, and later joined St. Thomas Aquinas High School.
Lamar Odom’s Body Statistics and Age
- Age: As of 2019, he is 39 years old.
- Body Measurements: The former NBA player, Lamar Odom has a jockey type body as he has a tall height and a heavyweight. His exact body measurements, his chest is 49 inches, biceps is 17 inches and waist is 40 inches (i.e 49-17-40).
- Height: He stands 6 feet 10 inches.
- Weight: His body weight is around 104kg.
The player uses the 17.5(US) size shoe while his dress size is yet to be disclosed.
Lamar Odom’s Relationship History; Married and Divorced
The 6 feet 10 inches, Lamar Odom has been married twice but none of his marriage lasted forever as he has already been divorced.
At first, he tied the knot with his school girlfriend, Liza Morales. The former couple welcomed three children: Destiny, Lamar Jr, and Jayden. Their son Jayden died at the early age of six due to infant death syndrome. The couple separated in the year 2007.
Later on, he was married to reality television star Khloe Kardashian. They shared the marital vows on 27th Sep 2009 after dating each other for a year.
However, the couple later got a divorce after Khloe found Lamar for cheating. She filed for a divorce and the couple ended their relationship in divorce in July 2015.
Apart from Khloe, Odom dated Taraji P. Henson (2008-2009), Claudia Jordan, Claudia Jordan (2009), Jennifer Richardson (2012-2013), Polina Polonsky (2013), Ryder Cherry (2015), and Monica Monroe (2015).
Lamar Odom’s Net Worth, Salary, House, and Car Collection
Lamar Odom is a retired professional basketball player as well as an actor. As per 2019, Lamar Odom’s net worth is estimated to be around $30 million but if we get back to his net worth in 2014, then the former player holds around $43 million.
The downhill of his net worth was all because of a divorce settlement with his ex-wife, Kardashian as well as life-threatening health issues.
As per some of the reliable sources he is supposed to receive $8.2 million as his annual salary.
Well, we are unknown about Lamar Odom current house but as per some of the sources he uses to live in 8,557 square foot Florida crib which he sold in April 2017 for $5.2 million. He bought that house in 2003 for $2.975 million.
The former NBA player, Lamar was a car enthusiast as he has collected various brand car in his garage which includes Mercedes, Range Rover, Rolls Royce etc. His car collection is of around $1.5 million.
Lamar Odom’s Career
Lamar started playing basketball when he was seven, and his career started in 1999 when he was drafted by ABA and later played for the Struggling Los Angeles Clippers Franchise as the fourth overall pick.
During his career in Los Angeles, he won the two NBA championships, in 2009 and 2010. In 2014, he joined Laboral Kutxa, a Spanish expert basketball team and retired in the same year, after Odom was unable to uphold the requirements to return as an NBA player.