Lamar Odom Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Lamar Odom Biography
  • Name: Lamar Odom
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Height: 6ft 10in (209 cm)
  • Occupation: Basketball Player
  • Net Worth: US $30 Million
  • Status: Alive

Lamar Odom is a retired American professional basketball player and reality television star. He won two NBA championship during his 7-season tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers. Lamar Joseph Odom was born on November 6, 1979 in New York City. His father, Joe, was a disabled veteran and drug addict. He was raised by his mother, Cathy Mercer, who died of colon cancer in 1992. Odom attended Christ The King Regional High School before transferring to St. Thomas Aquinas High School his senior year. He attended the University of Nevada followed by the University of Rhode Island.

Odom drew national attention during his high school basketball career. He was named player of the year by Parade magazine in 1997. Other high school honors include Parade All-American First Team and USA Today’s All-USA First Team. Odom played one season of basketball at the University of Rhode Island. He led the Rams to the 1999 conference championship. He was named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year and MVP of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

Odom was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers with the 4th overall pick in the 1999 NBA draft. He played four seasons with the Clippers from 1999 to 2003. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2000. Odom played one season with the Miami Heat before he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. He played seven seasons alongside Kobe Bryant and the Lakers from 2004 to 2011. This long tenure earned him back-to-back championships in 2009 and 2010. Odom was traded to the Dallas Mavericks in 2011 and back to the Clippers in 2012. He also played briefly in the Spanish League for Laboral Kutxa Baskonia in 2014.

Outside of sports, Odom is known for his appearance on the reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians. He starred as himself in ‘Khloe & Lamar’ and was featured in 3 episodes of ‘Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami’. He also made a cameo appearance in Jack and Jill (2011) with Adam Sandler and Katie Holmes.

Lamar Odom has a net worth of $30 million. He’s made over $100 million from on-court earnings throughout the life of his NBA career. Odom and ex-girlfriend Liza Morales have three children together, Jayden, Lamar Jr., and Destiny. He married television personality Khloe Kardashian in 2009. The couple filed for divorce in December 2013 and the divorce papers were signed in July 2015.

Odom was found unresponsive in a Nevada brothel on October 13, 2015. He was taken to the Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas. He was in a coma and tested positive for cocaine in his system. Odom’s health improved and he was transferred to Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. He’s since made a full recovery.

Lamar Odom Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Lamar Odom Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Lamar Joseph Odom
  • Birthday: November 6, 1979
  • How Old : Age: 38 years old
  • Place of Birth: South Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 10in (209 cm)
  • Occupation: Professional Basketball Player
  • Years Active: 1999–2014
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $30 million
  • Marriage(s): Khloe Kardashian
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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