• Kishele Shipley is a 30-year-old businesswoman and the girlfriend of Kawhi Leonard, an NBA small forward.
• She is American and of African-American ethnicity and has 2 sisters.
• She graduated from San Diego State University in 2012 with a BA in Public Administration.
• Kishele and Kawhi have two children and live in Los Angeles.
• Kawhi was drafted by the Indiana Pacers in 2011 and has won two NBA championships and has been named three times to the NBA All-Star team.
Who is Kishele Shipley?
Kishele Shipley was born on the 10th April of 1989 under the sign of Aries, in San Diego, California USA, and is a 30-year-old businesswoman, but perhaps better known for being the girlfriend of Kawhi Leonard, a professional National Basketball Association (NBA) small forward for the Los Angeles Clippers.
How old is she, as of now?
Kishele Shipley’s net worth is over $100,000, earned from the business industry. Moreover, she probably shares the fortune of her boyfriend Kawhi Leonard, which is as high as $20 million.
Early Life, Family, Education
Kishele Shipley’s nationality is American, while her ethnicity is African-American. She was raised alongside two sisters in her hometown of San Diego, by her father, Kenneth Shipley, who is a businessman, and her mother, Cathy Marie Shipley, a housewife.
Her sister named Kasandra is a graduate of California State University, while her other sister named Kenisha obtained her MA degree in Environmental Science – Hydrology from the same university. Upon matriculation, Kishele enrolled in San Diego State University, from which she graduated with a BA degree in Public Administration back in 2012.
Kishele’s professional career started right after she obtained her degree, since she got a chance to work in the position of a professional in human resources. Kishele worked for two years and then decided to quit the job to move to Texas and be with her famous boyfriend.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
- Long curly dark brown hair
- Dark brown eyes
- Height – 5ft 8ins (1.73m)
- Weight –141lbs (64kgs)
- Vital Statistics – 38-28-36
- Bra Size – 36B
- Shoe Size – 8 (US)
Popularity through Her Relationship with Kawhi Leonard
Kishele Shipley and her future partner Kawhi Leonard met each other while they were attending the same university. They became romantically involved in 2014, and Kishele gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Kaliyah Leonard, in July of 2016. Most recently, they welcomed their second child, a son, in March of 2019. Their son was born in Canada, so he will hold Canadian citizenship as well as American.
After five years, the couple aren’t married or engaged, but the family currently resides in Los Angeles, California, where Kawhi plays for the Los Angeles Clippers.
Who is her partner? Kawhi Leonard Short Wiki/Bio
Kawhi Anthony Leonard was born on the 29th June 1991 under the sign of Cancer, in Los Angeles, California USA, and was raised alongside four elder sisters by his father, Mark Leonard, who was the owner of a car wash, and his mother, Kim Robertson.
He went to Canyon Springs High School, located in Moreno Valley, California, but later transferred as a junior to Martin Luther King High School. There he played basketball for the King High Wolves, leading them to set a 30–3 record, and won the 2009 California Mr. Basketball award. He continued on to play for San Diego State University’s team – the Aztecs. He was twice named First-team All-MWC and Consensus Second-Team All-American.
Kawhi was selected by the Indiana Pacersas the 15th overall pick in the first round of the 2011 NBA Draft , but was immediately traded to the San Antonio Spurs. He was a member of the team until 2018, and then signed a contract with the Toronto Raptors, playing there for a season. Kawhi started the 2019 season with the Los Angeles Clippers. Playing in the position of a small forward, Kawhi has won two NBA championships in 2014 and 2019 and has been named twice NBA Finals MVP in the same years.
One of my greatest experiences pic.twitter.com/MiuGPv5Iin
— Kawhi Leonard (@kawhileonard) January 13, 2015
Besides that, he was honored three times by being named to the NBA All-Star team, and was named three times to the NBA All-Defensive First Team and twice to the All-NBA First Team. He was also the 2015 NBA steals leader, and twice NBA Defensive Player of the Year, in 2015 and 2016.