This article will answer every question you have about Lonnie Walker. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Lonnie Walker do for a living?
- Who are Lonnie Walker’s parents and siblings?
- What are Lonnie Walker’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Lonnie Walker married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Lonnie Walker have any children?
- Where is Lonnie Walker now?
- How tall is Lonnie Walker?
- How much money does Lonnie Walker earn?
- What is Lonnie Walker’s net worth?
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Who is Lonnie Walker?
Lonnie Walker IV is a well-known American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Walker previously played high school basketball for Reading High School in Pennsylvania. He then signed a letter of commitment to continue his academic and athletic career at the University of Miami. Walker was picked as a McDonald’s All-American in January 2017.
Lonnie Walker Career
High school career
Lonnie studied at Reading Senior High School in Reading, Pennsylvania. He made his varsity basketball breakout as a freshman and played 27 games averaging 8 points per game. Later as a sophomore, he averaged 16.9 points per game in a brief season because of an injury. As a junior, Walker averaged 17. 1 point per game in 29 games. During his senior year, he averaged a career-best of 18.4 points per game, and also surpassed Reading High grad and former NBA player Donyell Marshall’s school record in points by completing with 1,828.
Walker then guided the Red Knights to their first state championship in the program’s 117-year history in a 64-60 victory against the Pine-Richland Rams on March 25, 2017. He completed the game with 22 points, 8 rebounds, 4 steals, and 3 assists. During the season he signed with the Miami Hurricanes, passing on offers from Kentucky, Arizona, Villanova, and Syracuse.
On November 10, 2017, Walker made his collegiate debut. He recorded 10 points and a season-high 5 assists coming off the bench in a 77-15 blowout victory against Gardner-Webb University. Lonnie created new highs of 12 points and 5 rebounds in an 80-52 blowout victory over Princeton University on December 2. Three days later, he recorded season-highs of 26 points and 7 rebounds in his first collegiate start in a 69-54 victory against Boston University.
Walker then scored a game-high 25 points including an acrobatic layup in traffic to force overtime against Louisville. He hit a 3-pointer with two seconds remaining to win 79-78 in a game against Boston College. Walker later completed the season averaging 11.5 points per game and was also named to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) All-freshman team. Following his sole season with Miami ending, he declared for the 2018 NBA draft.
San Antonio Spurs (2018-2022)
Lonnie was picked by the San Antonio Spurs with the 18th overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft on June 21, 2018. He later was included in the 2018 NBA Summer League roster of the Spurs. The Spurs then announced on July 11, 2018, that they had signed Walker. He was revealed to have a right medial meniscus tear on October 6, 2018. The San Antonio Spurs assigned him for the first time of the season to the Austin Spurs on November 25, 2018. He made his NBA breakout in a 125-107 victory over the Toronto Raptors, scoring 3 points and grabbing one rebound in five minutes of play on January 3, 2019. Walker then scored a career-high 28 points, consisting of 19 in the 4th quarter, in a 135-133 double-overtime victory against the Houston Rockets with 4 rebounds, 3 steals, and a block on December 3, 2019.
Los Angeles Lakers (2022-present)
The Los Angeles Lakers revealed that they had signed Lonnie on July 6, 2022.
How old is Lonnie Walker?
Lonnie Walker IV is aged 23 as of 2021, having been born on December 14, 1998, in Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S. He shares his birthday with famous people including Vanessa Hudgens, Tori Kelly, Cliff Williams, Dee Wallace, Jane Birkin, KaDee Strickland, Michael Ovitz, Michaela Watkins, Miranda Hart, Natascha McElhone, Patty Duke, Jackson Rathbone, Tycho Brahe, among others.
Lonnie Walker Family
Who are Lonnie Walker’s parents?
Lonnie Walker IV was born to Lonnie Walker III and Tamica Wall in Reading, Pennsylvania. His father was a basketball player during his university days. His parents were not officially married and co-parented to care for him, and not much is known about his mother.
Walker revealed in June 2020, that he had been the victim of frequent sexual abuse by family members as an adolescent. He had grown his trademark long hairstyle as a coping mechanism and decided to cut it as an act of shedding his skin mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually.
Does Lonnie Walker have siblings?
Walker was born to his parents as an only child and does not have any siblings.
Lonnie Walker Education
Walker attended Reading Senior High School in Reading, Pennsylvania, where he played basketball. He then committed and joined the University of Miami in 2017, where he played college basketball until 2018.
Lonnie Walker Interests
Walker is interested in conspiracy theories as he revealed to the public at the 2018 NBA Draft Combine. He donated 300 pairs of Adidas sneakers to his hometown youth blacktop league in 2018. Lonnie is also an animal lover and has a dog named Zola, who appeared with him in a PETA ad campaign, reminding people not to leave their dogs in hot, parked cars.
Lonnie Walker Partner
Walker is currently not married but has been linked to a relationship with his longtime girlfriend Emily Miller. They met in 2017 and got engaged in November 2021, and are waiting to get married.
Lonnie Walker Kids
Walker is currently unmarried but is in a relationship. The two lovebirds do not have any children of their own as of the date and live in Reading.
Lonnie Walker Height
Walker has a well-built, athletic, and physically fit body adding up to an impressive height of 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) and a weight of 93 kg (204 lbs).
Lonnie Walker Net Worth
American professional basketball player, Walker plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA from 2022 to the present. He has been active from 2018 to the present and previously played for the San Antonio Spurs. Walker earns an annual salary of an estimated $3 million and has garnered an estimated net worth of approximately $12 million as of 2022.