Who is Karl-Anthony Towns?

Karl-Anthony Towns is a Dominican-American competitive basketball player of the NBA (National Basketball Association) for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He was born on November 15, 1995, in Edison, New Jersey. He was born to Karl Towns Sr., and Jacqueline Cruz, with the birth sign Scorpio. Karl holds an American nationality, and as per ethnicity, belongs to African-American and Dominican. With the height of 7 feet, and weigh about 112 kg, he has been able to maintain his body fit.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameKarl Anthony Towns
ProfessionBasketball Player
Birth dateNovember 15, 1995
Birth PlaceEdison, New Jersey
Star SignScorpio
ParentsFather: Karl Towns Sr.
Mother: Jacqueline Cruz
EthnicityAfrican-American and Dominican
Height7 feet 0 inches
Weight112 kg
Marital StatusUnmarried
Net Worth$8.6 million

Karl Anthony Towns

School and College Career

Firstly, Karl attended Theodore Schor Middle School in 2009. Then, he attended Lake Nelson Seventh-Day Adventist School. He attended many schools. Eventually, he started to play basketball at St. Joseph High School. Meanwhile, he led the school team to a state championship and also earned a top position in the ESPN list. Also, he led the team to state titles in 2013 and 2014 as well. During his senior year, he had an average of 20.9 points, along with 13.4 rebounds, 6.2 blocks, per game. Moreover, in 2014, he won the Gatorade Player of the Year Award.

Subsequently, he enrolled in the University of Kentucky, and studied kinesiology, along with playing basketball. However, after a year he left Kentucky, for the NBA. Then, he enrolled in online courses to earn a degree. During his college, he scored an average of 10.3 points, along with 6.7 rebounds. Moreover, he received All-American titles.

Karl Anthony Towns

NBA Career

The Minnesota Timberwolves chose Karl for the 2015 NBA Draft. In October, he appeared for the first time against the game with Los Angeles Lakers. Eventually, in November, he received the Western Conference Rookie of the Month award. He became the 7th Timberwolves player to receive the title. Against the game with Utah Jazz, he hit 12 rebounds and 32 points and became the youngest player to make such a record.

Meanwhile, in February, for the 4th time in a row, he won the Western Conference Rookie of the Month award. By the completion of the rookie, he won the Western Conference Rookie Month for six times. Also, he won the NBA All-Rookie First Team honors, the NBA Rookie of the Year honors, including many others.

Eventually, for the next season, he became the second-youngest player to record the 100th career double-double. By the end of 2016/17 season, he made a record of 2061 points, along with 1007 rebounds and 100 three-pointers, and became the only player to have such records. Furthermore, he recorded his best NBA 60th double-double, in March 2018, in a game against the Los Angeles Clippers.

Karl Anthony Towns

Personal Life of Karl-Anthony Towns

About his personal life, the player is not rumored to be in any love-life relationship. It seems he is currently busy in pursuing his career.

Net Worth

Karl-Anthony Towns, along with earning popularity, he has been able to earn a good amount of money. His net worth is estimated to be about $8.6 million. Besides, his annual salary is $5.704 million.