Karl-Anthony Towns Girlfriend, Parents, Net Worth

By Pranish Sumsher Thapa | Updated On: 20 Aug, 2019
Karl-Anthony Towns Girlfriend, Parents, Net Worth

Karl-Anthony Towns is an American basketball player whose fame as well as the game has kept on rising ever since he was named NBA Rookie of the Year in 2016. Karl was selected first overall in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves and made his first NBA All-Star Team in 2018. 

The New Jersey native has upped his game as the years have progressed. Signs of him becoming a top player were very much evident ever since he was voted the Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2015.

Married, Wife, Girlfriend?

Karl-Anthony Towns had made headlines due to his relationship with his former girlfriend, Kawahine Andrade. The pair started dating in 2016 and looked like an energetic duo.

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However, in 2018, Kawahine reportedly cheated on him with a famous Mexican NBA star Jimmy Butler. The news left its mark on their relationship as he split up with Andrade and moved on with his life.

Following his time with Andrade, Karl seems to have found himself a new girl. Pictures of him surfaced cuddling up with a girl in November of 2018, who reportedly goes by the name Shy.

Karl with his rumored new girlfriend Shy. (Photo:

Although they are considered as a couple due to their evergrowing chemistry, the twosome has yet to adress on their dating status.

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Apart from that, as of now, Karl-Anthony is yet to get married. It may take some time for Karl to step up and announce the news of his future wife. 

Salary & Net Worth

Karl-Anthony Towns has a net worth of $9 million from his career as a professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Dominican Republic national team. He signed a super-max-contract-extension with the Timberwolves in September of 2018, which was worth a staggering $190 million.

While playing for his high school team, Karl got voted as the Gatorade National Player of the Year, a Parade All-American, and a McDonald's All-American. Likewise, in 2015, he was named SEC Freshman of the Year, first-team All-SEC, and a consensus second-team All-American while playing college basketball.

Following that, the Minnesota Timberwolves drafted him as the number one overall in the 2015 NBA Draft. And in 2016, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team and the NBA Rookie of the Year.

From there on, in 2018 he was selected for the All-NBA Third Team, and he was an NBA All-Star in 2018 and 2019. As of 2019, Karl-Anthony has well and truly lived up to the hype surrounding his game.

Wiki & Bio

Karl-Anthony Towns was born on the 5th of November, 1995 in Piscataway, New Jersey to his parents Karl-Anthony Towns Sr and Jacqueline Cruz. Karl stands at a tall height of 7 feet and has an approximate weight of around 248 pounds. 

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He holds American nationality and is of Dominican and African-American ethnicity. He attended the St. Joseph High School.