Kyle Lowry

Quick Facts

Name Kyle Terrell Lowry
Date of Birth March 25, 1986
Birth Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Nick Name The Bulldog
Age 36
Gender Male
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Horoscope Aries
Body Measurement 45 inches (Chest), 15.5 inches (Arms), and 35 inches (Waist)
Height 6 ft (1.83 m)
Weight 89 kg (196 lb)
Body Mass Index (BMI) 26.6
Build Athletic
Wingspan 1.88 m
Shoe size 13
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Tattoo Yes
Father’s name Lonnie Lowry Sr.
Mother’s name Marie Holloway
Siblings Lonnie Lowry (brother)
Relationship Married (2014)
Wife Ayahna Cornish Lowry (former basketball player)
Children Karter and Kameron (sons)
Profession Professional Basketball Player
Position Point Guard/ Shooting Guard
Education
  • Cardinal Dougherty High School
  • Villanova University
High School Ranking 4-star recruit/ 29th ranked
Draft 2011 (24th overall pick) Drafted by  Memphis Grizzlies
NBA Debut 2006
Team Miami Heat
Previous Teams Memphis Grizzlies,  Houston Rockets
Current Affiliations NBA
Jersey Number 7
Salary $30 million
Net Worth  $55 million
Social Media  TwitterInstagram
Playing Career 2006 – present
Merch The Inspiring Story of One of Basketballs All-Star Guards (Paperback), Trading Card
Last Update August, 2022

American professional basketball player Kyle Terell Lowry, an Olympic gold medalist and multiple All-Star, plays for the Miami Heat in the NBA.

He has really made the NBA All-Star team six times, which is a noteworthy accomplishment. For the Miami Heat, Lowry is the point guard at the moment.

In 2016, he was chosen to the NBA Third Team, and in 2019, he and the Toronto Raptors won the NBA title.

Kyle Lowry possesses a fluid offensive style, improved shooting skills, and passable playmaking skills. He is also renowned for his prowess with the ball.

The lifestyle, family, career, and net worth of a professional basketball player will all be covered in this article.

Childhood And Family

Kyle Lowry had a significant childhood and experienced a significant percentage of setbacks in his early years before becoming a successful professional basketball player.

Kyle Lowry was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on March 25, 1986. He belongs to the American nationality and practices Christianity.

Kyle Lowry was brought up by his mother and grandmother in North Philadelphia.

Kyle Lowry with his mother & brother (Source: Whereparentstalk.com)

His mother Marie Holloway worked long hours at the Internal Revenue Service and the US Post Office in order to care for her sons.

For added cash, his grandmother also worked at Dunkin’ Donuts.

Lonnie Lowry Sr., the father of Kyle Lowry, lived ten minutes away but never showed up. Around the time Kyle was around seven, he lost Kyle’s father.

He has a five-year age difference with his brother Lonnie Jr. As they grew older together, Kyle Lowry was inspired to develop a passion for sports by Lonnie’s enthusiasm for basketball.

Kyle Lowry showed talent as a player at a young age. Instead of toys, his mother used to bring him athletic gear.

He initially played baseball and tried playing basketball for a while when Kyle’s brother encouraged him to do so.

Kyle Lowry is currently among the best-known and highest-paid basketball players. It is all because of his brother that he was shown this wonderful journey.

How Did He Start Basketball Career?

Kyle Lowry attended Philadelphia’s Cardinal Dougherty High School. He was the team’s point guard while they were playing high school basketball.

Rivals.com ranked him as the No. 6 point guard and gave him a five-star rating, and in 2004 he was ranked as the No. 8 player in the United States.

College Career

When Lowry was a freshman at Villanova, he was selected to the Big East All-Rookie team.

He was awarded to the First Team All-Big 5 as well as the Second Team All-Big East. In 31 of 33 games, he averaged 11.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.7 assists, and 2.3 steals.

Memphis Grizzlies

At the 2006 NBA Draft, the Memphis Grizzlies selected Kyle Lowry with the 24th overall choice.

He suffered a season-ending wrist fracture while competing against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Kyle Lowry and Lionel Hollins, the team’s head coach, had a bad relationship. Kyle was dissatisfied with his job and the organization’s view of him as a negative influence on the roster.

Houston Rockets

In a three-team deal involving Memphis Grizzlies and Orlando Magic, Lowry was traded to the Houston Rockets in February 2009.

He beat the Dallas Mavericks in December 2009 and had a career-high 26 points, six rebounds, ten assists, and five steals.

He defeated the Memphis Grizzlies in a victory in December 2010 with a second career-high 28 points.

Once more in February, he scored 36 points, which is a career high, against the Philadelphia 76ers.

In a win over the Utah Jazz, he earned his first triple-double with 28 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists.

Because of this, he was named Western Conference Player of the Week.

Toronto Raptors

In July 2012, Kyle Lowry was exchanged for Gary Forbes and a future first-round selection and sent to the Toronto Raptors.

One of the most coveted free agents, Lowry entered the off-season. Lowry is coveted by top NBA teams including the Miami Heat and Houston Rockets.

The four-year, $48 million contract with the Toronto Raptors was renewed by Kyle.

In November 2014, Lowry’s triple-double of 13 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists cemented her as the team’s all-time triple-double leader.

In a victory over the Utah Jazz in December, he scored a career-high 39 points on 13 of 22 shooting.

Kyle Lowry with Toronto Raptors ( Source: allucanheat.com)

The Eastern Conference’s player of the month for December 2014 was Lowry.

When Kyle Lowry was selected as an Eastern Conference starter for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, he became the game’s first-ever All-Star.

He tallied 20 points, 11 rebounds, and ten assists per game against the Indiana Pacers to post his sixth triple-double in his career.

Lowry beat the Brooklyn Nets with a game-high 31 points, tying a career high in three-pointers.

For the 2016 NBA All-Star Game, he was selected as a starter for the Eastern Conference All-Star squad.

Furthermore

Against the New York Knicks, he had 22 points, 11 assists, and 11 rebounds for his eighth triple-double in his professional career.

In game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals, Lowry averaged 26 points, seven rebounds, and 10 assists.

His contribution enabled the Toronto Raptors to defeat the Golden State Warriors and win the first NBA title in the team’s history.

On December 16–22, 2019, Kyle Lowry was selected the Eastern Conference player of the week.

Lowry joined teammates Stephen Curry and Damian Lillard, who have surpassed 4,000 assists with their current teams, by recording his 4,000th assist with the Raptors.

Along with Chris Bosh and DeMar DeRozan, who had previously reached that milestone with the team, Lowry amassed 10,000 points while playing for the Toronto Raptors.

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Miami Heat

In August 2021, the Miami Heat acquired Kyle Lowry from the Toronto Raptors. He was obtained in a sign and trade in return for Goran Dragic and Precious Achiuwa.

On November 2021, Lowry recorded his 19th triple-double of his career, his first with the Miami Heat.

He shot 72% from the field and averaged 20 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists.

National team Career?

A member of the American men’s national team, Lowry. At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, he averaged 5 points and 3.3 rebounds and took home the gold medal.

During the game, he was praised for his defense and leadership, and head coach Mike Krzyzewski referred to him as the team’s “unsung hero.”

He was also referred to as “the best team player out of everyone” by assistant coach Jim Boeheim.

Career & Achievements

  • NBA champion (2019)
  • All-NBA Third Team (2016)
  • Six times NBA All-Star (2015-2020)
  • Second-team All-Big East (2006)
  • Big East All-Freshman Team (2005)
  • No.1 retired by Villanova Wildcats

What is the Physical Measurement of Kyle Lowry?

Kyle Lowry was born on March 25, 1986, and is now 36 years old.

He is described as being 6 feet (1.83 m) tall and weighing about 196 lb (89 kg). He is average height and athletically built.

In terms of appearance, he has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Social Media

Kyle Lowry, a talented professional basketball player, has a respectable amount of followers on social media with his verified account.

1.5M Followers on Instagram (As of February 2022)
920.7K Followers on Twitter (As of February 2022)

What is the Relationship status of Kyle Lowry?

In 2014, Kyle Lowry wed Ayana Cornish Lowry, the person he fell in love with in high school.

They dated for more than 12 years before getting married. Both of them attended Cardinal Dougherty High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The couple has known and dated one another since High School. It’s a lengthy trip to a successful relationship.

Ayahna is a former American basketball player who has won the Best Offensive Player title two times for St.Joshep University’s women’s squad.

Kyle Lowry with his wife & sons (Source: Glamourbreak.com)

Sadly, she had an ACL injury in her junior year and could not perform any longer at the same level.

The loving couple has two boys, Karter Lowry and Kameron Lowry.

Kyle and his wife Ayahna Lowry share a deep bond. Ayahna supports Kyle Lowry by going the basketball arena and watching him play.

How was the Networth Value of Kyle Lowry?

One of the most notable professional basketball players, Kyle Lowry, has a net worth of $55 million.

In the 2020-21 season with Toronto Raptors, he earned $30,500,000.

The Miami Heat presently pays a lucrative yearly compensation of $30 million.

He is one of the highest-paid athletes. Also, he has prospective endorsement incomes from Adidas, Sony, Citizen Watch Canada, Taylor Made Golf.

The involvement with endorsement deals and business ventures keeps on strengthening his wealth.

The Lowry Love Foundation

Unlike the horror that Lowry is on the arena, he is a different self off the arena with a caring heart and essence. He is a continuing contribution to the sphere of philanthropy.

His wife, Ayahna Lowey, introduced  “The Lowry Love Foundation” in 2013 with the primary objective of helping the lives of the poor population in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Kyle Lowry has donated thousands of dollars from his foundation to benefit society.

Interesting Facts

  • Besides basketball, Lowry loves to play golf in the off-season. His favorite golf courses are Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, and Aviara Golf Club in San Diego.
  • Lowry had never won a championship before 2019, neither in High School nor in University. He became an NBA champion in 2019 with the Toronto Raptors.
  • In 2016, he started his brand of Juice. The drink called “Fam Juice” came into eight flavors was procured in the Philadelphia region.
  • Lowry made his cameo appearance in “The Nutcracker” in 2019.
  • Lowry has not dunked in an NBA regular season or playoff game in 12 years.

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