Kelsey Christine Plum aka Kelsey Plum is an American professional basketball player for Las Vegas Aces of the Women’s National Basketball Association who was born on August 24, 1994, in Poway, California, United States. Kelsey won the gold medal in Women’s 3×3 basketball at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
From which Family American Basketball Star belongs?
The professional WNBA player was born in Poway, California, the United States of America being the beloved daughter of her father, Jim Plum, and her mother, Katie Plum.
Kelsey’s being as an athlete wasn’t a new thing when her parents themselves were former successful athletes. Her sibling two sisters are involved in Volleyball and her one brother is involved in Football.
Plum’s father was a football and baseball player and at the same time, her mother was a volleyball player. Her father played as a football player and earned All-American honors in La Mesa in California. After that, he pursued his further career at San Diego State and he played football and baseball from there.
Moreover, her mother Katie played volleyball at the University of Carolina, Davis and she was an accomplished athlete at that University.
How much Qualified is Basketball Star, Kelsey Plum?
Talking about her education, Plum completed her early studies at La Jolla Country Day School and she successfully graduated from her school. There she was named the McDonald’s All-American. After graduating from her school, she went to the University of Washington to complete her graduation.
After all, Plum graduated with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology in June 2017 from the University of Washington.
Is Kelsey Plum Married? Know about her Relationship Status
This may seem unlikely, but the famous basketball star, Kelsey Plum, is a married woman. The 28-year-old basketball player is married to her longtime boyfriend named Josh.
Though Kelsey has stayed quiet about her relationship, she and her husband have been dating ever since their college days. However, many details about their relationship and marriage aren’t mentioned in the media.
After dating for many years, the couple finally tied their knot on February 17, 2016, and the wedding ceremony was held at Kendall Plantation.
Sadly, we have no idea about Kelsey’s husband Josh, and about his profession to this date. And also, the couple doesn’t have a child as she is still involved in a basketball career.
How Kelsey Plum became World Famous Basketball Player?
In senior season, Kelsey became the all-time leading scorer for either gender in Pac-12 history on December 11, 2016, winning over team Boise State. In that following month, during the win over Arizona, Plum became the first Pac-12 player to reach 3,000 career points.
The record-setting output also gave her the NCAA Division I women’s basketball career scoring record and she entered the game trailing Jackie Stiles’s previous record of 3,393 points by 53 points and she also broke that in the fourth quarter. Plum, along with her third-seeded Washington Huskies, made it to the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament where her team was knocked out by two seed Mississippi.
Kelsey Plum’s Career in WNBA
Kelsey Plum was selected as the first pick for the 2017 WNBA draft by San Antonio Stars. This was marked the first time in history that the first overall pick from NBA and WNBA came from the same school (University of Washington) in the same year. Kelsey made her career debut on May 25, 2017, against team Dallas Wings where she scored four points along she also provided one assist coming off the bench in a 94–82 loss. By the end of that season, she averaged 8.5 ppg and she was also voted on the All-Rookie Team, but suddenly she finished with the second-worst record in the league.
After having a good season for her and for the team in 2018, she was popular at that time. And in 2019, the Aces finished the season as the number four seed with a record of 21–13, making playoffs for the first time after 2014. The San Antonio stars reached the semi-finals, but the Aces would lose in four games to Washington Mystics, who ended up winning the WNBA championship.
Let’s Know about the Net Worth of Kelsey as of 2022
The popular Basketball Player hasn’t revealed her actual net worth but it is expected that Kelsey’s net worth is more than $2 Million. Plum’s main source of income is her successful basketball career. She is one of the most impressive basketball players among the Women’s National Basketball Players.
She was active as a point guard for the Las Vegas Aces since her WNBA draft in the year 2017. From different sources, we came to know that back on May 15, 2020, Plum signed a 2-year extension with the Aces worth $350k.
In which Social Media Handles, Kelsey Plum is Active?
Kelsey Plum is available on her social media handles on Instagram and Twitter. She has a good amount of followers on her social media handles as she is a popular basketball player. On her social media handles, she uploads photos of her playing basketball in different competitions. To be redirected to her social media handles, click the link below: