|Real Name/Full Name||Lamar Joseph Odam|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Lamar Odom|
|Birth Place:||South Jamaica, Queens, New York City|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||6 November 1979|
|Age/How Old:||43 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 165m
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 73Kg|
|Parents Name:||Father : Joe Odom
Mother : Cathy Mercer
|School:||Christ the King Regional High School|
|College:||Redemption Christian Academy in Troy, New York|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Khloé Kardashian (m. 2009–2016)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Jayden Odom, Lamar Odom Jr, Destiny Odom|
|Profession:||American former professional basketball player|
|Net Worth:||$35 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2022|
Lamar Joseph Odom by profession is an American former professional basketball player. He was a member of the NBA (National Basketball Association) for the Los Angeles Lakers team. He was a part of the winning team in 2009 and 2010 in the NBA sixth Man of the Match in 2011
Well, how well do you know about Lamar Odom? If not much, here is what we know about Lamar Odom to date.
Biography and Early Life:
Lamar got birth in South Jamaica, Queens, New York City in the year1979 on November 6. He was born to the family of Joe Odom and Cathy Mercer. Odom’s father got addicted to heroin, and his mother passed by colon cancer when Odom was only twelve years old. The only words by his mother to him on her last days were “Be nice to everybody,” and it went as a good point of advice with him throughout his life. Then he was raised by his maternal grandmother who was Mildred Mercer.
No further information has been replenished about Lamer in any media sites or by him personally about his early further. Nothing about his parents anymore or anything about his siblings has also been mentioned.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Lamar Odom in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, Lamar Odom’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 1st December 2022 having been born on 6 November 1979. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 160 lbs in Pound and 73kg in Kilograms.
As he was bought and born up at Queens, he was into the Christ the King Regional High School in Middle Village, Queens. He then left the school in his first as he scored poor grades. Then he went to Redemption Christian Academy in Troy, New York, then St. Thomas Aquinas High School in New Britain, Connecticut. And there, he was coached by Jerry DeGregorio.
Being a senior was recognized as the Parade Player of the Year nationally in 1997. Then he directly went to NBA from high school itself. From the University of Nevada at Las Vegas to the University of Rhode Island, he continued his playing career. The real data about his educational career are being mentioned over here in short. No further information is available on any site.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
He got three children from the former girlfriend Liza Morales, and their names were Destiny, Lamar Jr., and Jayden. One of his children was Jayden, who died at the age of 6 ½ months due to sudden infant death syndrome. He calls his coach Jerry DeGregorio a white dad and trusts him to be his godfather in his life. Then Odom married Khloe Kardashian in the year 2009 on the month of September after dating her for one month.
On October 13th in the year 2015, he was admitted into hospital after getting to know about his unconscious state. Then they both got divorced, and later on in the year 2019, in the month of November, he declared that he was engaged to Sabrina Parr, who by profession was a health and lifestyle coach. Then on November 5th in the year 2020, Parr confirmed that the engagement had been called off.
Is Lamar Odom Gay?
Lamar is straight by sexual orientation part. Nowhere has it been mentioned about Lamar being gay by sexual orientation part. He is quite open about his gender everywhere when it has been asked for. His married life affairs with famous beautiful ladies describe it clear that he is not gay by sexual orientation. We can easily say that no such media attention has been gained towards his sexual life based on being gay.
In the year 1999, Odom was eligible for the NBA draft after the first year in Rhode Island. Then he thought himself not to be capable of NBA and wanted to return, but as he had already signed the draft, he could not leave that. Then he got picked up by Los Angeles Clippers at the fourth pick. Then he got the name of NBA All-Rookie First Team in the year 2000.
In the year 2004 Summer Olympics at Athens, he played for the US National Team and won a bronze medal too in that game. He got an invitation by FIBA World Championship in the year 2006, but he was rejected as he was injured.
Then the year 2010, again in FIBA World Championship, he won the gold medal for the US Team for the first time. According to his manager, he was the most popular player in the locker room. He was too cooperative with the media and provided good responses to the media each time he was questioned.
- National Basketball Association Sixth Man of the Year Award.
- NBA All-Rookie Team Award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lamar Odom in 2022
As of 2022, Odom’s net worth is expected to be $35 million approximately. He earns a good amount from his playing career and does maintain a celebrity life. He has got a luxurious life too and is counted among the highly established players list.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know:
- Lamar likes to play drums in the free time and enjoys traveling on solo trips.
- He enjoys hip-hop too.
- He usually cooks on vacations and also enjoys food a lot. He is also a tattoo lover.
Nothing matters more than self-efforts and the high aim of doing good. His mother’s advice on her last days is “Be good to others,” and yes, it is the fact that matters a lot in shaping someone’s life. He went through with the same advice throughout his life and went to the highest peak of success.