Who is Rece Mitchell?
Rece Mitchell was born on 21 January 1994, in Detroit, Michigan, USA, and is a social media personality. but best known for being the girlfriend of professional basketball player Lou Williams. Her boyfriend plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Los Angeles Clippers, and has won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year three times.
Love ? pic.twitter.com/NoT24pKEad
— Rece Mitchell (@recegorg) September 29, 2019
The Net Worth of Rece Mitchell
Rece Mitchell’s net worth remains undisclosed though she probably benefits from the success of her boyfriend, as Lou has a net worth estimated to be over $35 million, earned largely through high-valued contracts in the NBA since 2005.
Life, Education, Career, and Relationship
Rece grew up in Detroit alongside an older brother and an identical twin sister – the two are only distinguished by tattoos and different hairstyles based on their physical appearance.
She attended Henninger High School located in Syracuse, New York State, the largest high school in the district with over 1,800 attending. After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at Michigan State University. MSU has been in operation since 1955, and is one of the schools that first taught agriculture in the country. It has one of the best graduate programs in the US.
Following the completion of her degree, she sought to gain income through business, and established a hair weave store called 2Glamorous alongside her twin sister, which focused on hair and nail products.
She also created her own clothing store called D4 Threads, which sold apparel for both men and women.
She became involved romantically with Lou Williams at an interesting and controversial time, because he was still dating Ashley Henderson at the time, and they had a child together. While many would figure he was cheating, the two were okay with him being his girlfriends, and for a time they all lived together.
Boyfriend – Lou Williams
Lou Williams grew up in Memphis where he attended South Gwinnett High School, and played with the school’s basketball team. He received numerous accolades during his time there, and led his team to a 5A Georgia State Championship. He was considered a top recruit for college basketball, and initially committed to playing for the University of Georgia, but later retracted his statement, and declared that he was joining the 2005 NBA draft.
During the pre-draft workouts, he did not perform to expectations, and was dropped to the second round of the draft where he was selected up by the Philadelphia 76ers as the 45th overall pick. He didn’t have the opportunity to play a lot during his rookie year, and was sent to the developmental league where he played well with the Fort Worth Flyers. He was recalled during the 2007 season and perform well, leading to a five-year contract worth $25 million with Philadelphia. During the end of his contract with the team, he was in the running for the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award.
Later Career – Lou Williams
In 2012, Williams signed with the Atlanta Hawks, but tore his ACL during a pre-season game, forcing him to miss the entire season. He returned to form a year later, and performed impressively, staying with the Hawks until 2014 when he was traded to the Toronto Raptors. He achieved a career-high 36 points in a game with the Raptors, and was named Sixth Man of the Year, the first for the Raptors.
The following year, he signed a $21 million three-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers and showed signs of improvement with his high scoring ability, including a season-high 40 points off the bench, becoming the first Laker to score 38 points in successive games since Kobe Bryant.
However, his future with the Lakers was not meant to be, as he was traded to the Houston Rockets to complete the rest of the 2017 season, and was then traded in a deal that saw him move to the Clippers, as numerous assets were traded by the Rockets to acquire Chris Paul.
He continued to perform well, and became a pivotal member of the Clippers, winning the Sixth Man of the Year award for the second time in his career. He also won the award for the third time in 2019, sharing the record with Jamal Crawford.
Rece and Lou attracted a lot of attention from the public with their unusual three-person relationship with Ashley Henderson. For a time, Lou became better known for the relationship rather than his achievements in the NBA, with celebrities and fellow NBA players commenting on his relationship skills.
Even rapper Drake released a song called “6 God” following one of his Sixth Man awards, which is about his NBA career and girlfriends.
However, what was dubbed as the triangle was later broken, as Henderson split from the group. Rece and Lou continued their relationship for a while but then broke up, after which she was spotted with Drake and Trey Songs. However, the two reconnected, and Rece announced that she was pregnant with his child. The couple has remained together since, with Lou taking care of her and their future child.