An amazing talent in the basketball turntable that has fans and the media drools all over the world Lance Stephenson. The super talented basketball player, known for his exceptional playing skills, has many fans with questions Here you will find an overview of everything you need to know about him.
Lance Stephenson Biography
Lance Jr. Stephenson is an American born in Brooklyn, New York on September 5, 1990. Lance attended Lincoln High School in Brooklyn, where he was popularly called Mr. New York Basketball. He also attended the University of Cincinnati for his college education. Lance’s passion for basketball began at the age of 12, it was clear that he had a future in basketball. His school, the Abraham Lincoln School, had a reputation for breeding outstanding basketball youth.
During his time in Lincoln, he played five games in six nights during one season. He also led Coney Island’s Lincoln High to an unprecedented four consecutive titles. In his junior year, he was the only non-senior to be inducted into the current All-American Boys’ Basketball Team. In all four years of high school, he won the City Basketball Championships. During his time in New Jersey in the ABCD camp challenged Lance O.J. Mayo one to one and gained fame. After leaving the camp, he has won several awards, from “The Big East Rookie of the year” award in 2010 to Mc Donald’s All American 2009 to Mr. New York Basketball 2009. He currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers and is in the process of creating a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA. In 2017 Lance Stephenson owned his own record label, which he called Born Ready.
Lance Stephenson Net Worth
Many would wonder how much the basketball star is worth. Stephenson has accumulated a net worth of $12 million over his career. He signed a three-year contract with the Hornets in 2014 worth over $27 million. Lance has a market value of $33 million.
Stephenson was born into the family of Lance Sr. and Bernadette Stephenson. He has a younger brother named Lantz. His father, a heating engineer, was a teenage basketball player. He played at Lafayette High in Brooklyn and traveled across the country to play at UC Santa Barbara. Lance Sr., also known as “Stretch”, was always the driving force behind his son’s development. As Lance Jr. grew up, he let him run on the beach and trained him for push-ups within the shortest possible seconds.
Lance Sr. grew up in a gun and drug-infested neighborhood and invested what he could to ensure his son stayed away from crime and street life. He attended meetings of an anti-drug community group called Coney Island Lives for Youth and made fat donations to anti-drug movements.
His love life was somehow cryptic; since his teenage years, he has been in many different relationships. In 2010 he is said to have dated a model Jasmine Williams. It was said that she was the mother of his first child Liara, who was later exposed. According to reports, he brutally attacked her, threw her down the stairs, and was charged with third-degree assault when he was arrested, but the charge was eventually dismissed. Previously
In his case with Jasmine, he was arrested in October 2008 for allegedly groping a 17-year-old girl at school. However, he faced a Class B sexual harassment charge.
Stephenson also had a relationship with love and hip-hop star K. Mitchelle, with whom he dated from time to time. They met in 2013 and separated months later. They got back together in 2014 but broke up again after rumors arose that Stephenson had cheated on her. Later it turned out that Feby Torres was the woman he cheated on her with. He met Feby Torres in 2013 and had two children with her – Liara and Lance. Currently, the children are with her while he is busy maintaining the children.
Lately, Lance Stephenson has been in the news because of the lawsuit with his girlfriend about her children. Feby claimed that Lance’s monthly alimony of $6000 is not enough to support two children. In 2017, on June 6, Stephenson welcomed a third child named Leya, but the mother is still unknown.
What is Lance Stephenson’s Height?
Lance Stephenson boasts an intimidating physique, which is very useful in court. He is about 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) tall and weighs about 104 kg (230 lbs). He has black hair and his eye color is also black.