Its said that there is a lady behind every successful man, Kishele Shipley is the women behind the rise of the NBA star Kawhi Leonard. She grabbed the media attention as the girlfriend of the American professional basketball player.
The girlfriend of the famous basketball star prefers to remain out of the media and remains tight-lipped when it comes to professional life. The mother of one lets her boyfriend take the center stage.
Dating Kawhi Since College; Chooses Boyfriend Over Family
Kishele is in a relationship with Kawhi and has been dating since 2014. They have been together since their college life in San Diego State University. When Kawhi had to move to Texas for the San Antonio Spurs, she moved along with him leaving her family and friends behind.
Kishele with her boyfriend Kawhi (Photo: heavy.com)
Kawhi was the most valuable player of The 2014 NBA Finals and is one of the finest players of his team, Toronto Raptors, and the entire NBA club. He stands at the height of 2.01 meter tall and is known for his lateral movements and leadership in the team.
Kishele has always supported him throughout his career. Kawhi tried to keep the relation away from the public because he did not want the media’s attention over his girlfriend.
The couple is blessed with a daughter, who they welcomed a baby daughter in 2016. Although the exact date is still unclear, Kawhi says its a great feeling to father a child.
ESPN also referred Kishele as his “fiancé,” but the news about their engagement or wedding is not flashed anywhere in the media. They are yet to make things official and is relishing their relationship.
How Much Is Kishele's Net worth?
As Kishele does not appear on the media, her current job, and net worth is not revealed. But, she used to work in human resources for a few years before moving to Texas. An average salary of human resources in San Diego is $70,623 annually.
Though her net worth is not disclosed, her boyfriend has made a lot of money out of his career and has summoned the net worth of $25 million. His excellence as a professional basketball player has helped him earn this huge amount.
Kishele was born in 1989 and celebrates her birthday on 10th of April every year, as per wiki. She holds American nationality and African-American ethnicity. She has two sisters Kasandra and Kenisha; and the trio was raised together by their parents in San Diego, California.
Know More About Kawhi Leonard’s Girlfriend
Some unknown facts a completely private person:
- Kishele keeps her life extremely private and uses no social media accounts. Kishele is not found on the social media accounts. Her sisters also help save her life a complete secret and do not portray their relationship with Kishele in their facebook accounts.
- Her sister Kasandra graduated from California State University- Long Beach, in 2016. Reportedly, she is believed to have worked in the education field.
- Kenisha, one of her sisters has a Master's Degree in Environmental Science- Hydrology. She got this degree from California State University and is currently a graduate state researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.