6 feet and 10 inches Lamar Odom is an American professional basketball player who is also a member of the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Further, he is also named as an NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2011. The handsome hunk is also a two-time NBA Champion with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2009 and in 2010. To know more about him scroll below our pages.
Birthday, Age and wiki of Lamarr Odam
The talented and handsome American professional basketball player was born as Lamar Joseph Odom. Later he got famous by his stage name Lamarr Odam. In 1979, he had opened his eyes to South Jamaica, Queens, New York City. He is the son of Joe Odom and Cathy Mercer. He celebrates his birthday every year on November 6. His father used to be a heroin addict while his mother died of colon cancer when he was only twelve years old. He had grown up with his grandmother at his hometown and birthplace. Belonging to the African-American nationality while he holds an American Nationality.
Educational Background of Lamarr Odam
The slaying and gifted Basketplayer Odam has done his schooling from Christ The King Regional High School. Which is located in Middle Village, Queens, where he played basketball for three years. After completing his school level she was transferred to Redemption Christian Academy in Troy, New York. Further, he was also enrolled in the St. Thomas Aquinas High School in New Britain, Connecticut. Later he had also joined the University of Rhode Island.
Wife, Wedding, and Girlfriend of Lamarr Odam
The handsome hunk has three children, Destiny (b. 1998), Lamar Jr. (b. 2002), and Jayden (2005–2006), with Liza Morales before they separated. Sadly, in 2006, 6½-month-old Jayden died from sudden infant death syndrome while sleeping in his crib in New York.
Later he tied his knot with Khloé Kardashian after a month of dating. The duo meets first time at a party for Lakers teammate Artest. Their wedding was based upon the series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, in which she stars.
In 2013, Odam was arrested on charges of driving under the influence (DUI). Later, he had refused to submit a chemical test and a week earlier, gossip websites had alleged that Odom had been abusing drugs, which prompted worrying tweets from former teammates and coaches. Layer he had accepted a sentence of three years’ probation and three months of alcohol abuse treatment.
Later, Khloe had filled a divorce form and divorce papers were signed by both parties in July 2015; however, the divorce did not receive final approval from a judge before being dismissed by request in October 2015. After a year, the duo got divorced in 2016.
As of 2019, he has not shared any photos and status regarding n her love life. It seems that the handsome hunk is currently single and not dating anyone.
Lamarr Odam’s Career
Talking about the career of Lamarr he had started his career journey from 1999, to the Los Angeles Clippers. Before that, he had worked for the University of Rhode Island team until 1998. After few times he was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers with the fourth overall pick. Further, he was also named as a2000 NBA All-Rookie First Team.
Later he played for the team for four years and transferred to Miami Heart in the 2003-2004 season. He had also become the winner of the NBA championship twice in 2009 and 2010 with Los Angeles Lakers. Further, he was also named as NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year in 2011.
As a retired professional basketball player, he had earned a huge name and fame in a lifetime career. The net worth of the handsome hunk has been estimated at around $30 million US dollars. While he makes an annual salary of 8.2 million dollars. There is no doubt that his net worth and salary will sure increase in the upcoming years.