The American professional basketball player LiAngelo Robert who previously played for BC Prienai of the Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL). He is currently affiliated with Vytautas Prienai–Birštonas.
LiAngelo Ball entered this earth on November 24, 1998, in Anaheim, California. As of 2019, his age is 20 years old under the birth sign Sagittarius. He was born to parents to LaVar Ball (father) and Tina Ball (mother). His father is a former basketball player who played for Washington State of the NCAA Division I.
His mother used to be a basketball player at California State University, Los Angeles. He is the middle son of his parents as he has an elder brother named Lonzo Ball and a younger brother named LaMelo Ball. Both of them are professional basketball players.
LiAngelo stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches with a weight of 104 kg. He has a pair of eyes with brown color and natural black hair color. Further, he is active on Facebook and Instagram.
At an early age, he had played basketball against older opponents. As a kindergartener, he took on teams from the fourth and fifth grades. At the age of four, he was already maintaining a fitness regime. At six, he started playing with his two brothers too. The brothers also participated in flag football. At that time, his brother Lonzo played the quarterback while LiAngelo and LaMelo were the receivers.
Later their father founded an Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) under-17 team named Big Ballers VTX. There his father and mother were coached. Likewise, LiAngelo raised as a member of this team along with his brother.
In August 2011, when he was in the seventh grade, Ball enrolled in the Junior Phenom Camp along with his brothers. There he had a successful tenure. At that time, he was listed at #12 among the best players of his class at the event by The Hoop Scoop Online. Also, he got the chance to play in the all-star game for his age group.
He attended Chino Hills High School. There he joined their football program in the 2013-14 season. Then he began his freshman year as part of the starting line-up alongside his brother. At that time, his brother Lonzo was a sophomore. Similarly, he had a good season, scoring 13 points, with six in the second quarter, in one match and registering 24 points in another. The brothers received media attention, with Los Angeles Times calling them “quite a duo”.
Later Ball led Chino Hills to the first-ever appearance in the CIF Southern Section Open Division championship game along with his brother Lonzo. At that time, he scored 14 points in a losing effort against Mater Dei High School. Chino Hills’ last match of the season, the Southern California Regional Division I final, was against Centennial High School. While Ball registered 10 points, his team lost the game in overtime.
At the beginning of his student year, he suffered a foot injury that put him out until June that year. When he returned, he did so with a bang. In a game against Cathedral High School on September 14, 2014, he registered 30 points. In another match, he led his team to a title victory at a tournament at Fairfax High School. At that time, he scored 36 points against Maranatha High School.
During the 2014-15 season, he scored 53 points in a 111–80 victory over Dorsey High School in the quarterfinals. Eventually, he returned to play the playoffs. At the CIF State Division I championship game, he scored 23 points, including a game-tying three-pointer, but Chino Hills lost the match in double overtime to San Ramon Valley High School. After the season ended, Ball verbally committed to UCLA Bruins to play college football for them. He was their first verbal commit of the 2017’s class. The recruiting website Rivals.com listed him as a three-star recruit.
In the year 2015, Chino Hills was placed 8th in USA Today High School Sports’ list of the top basketball programs in the US. Their 2015-16 roster featured all three Ball brothers. On November 30, 2015, he recorded 20 points in their season opener against San Bernardino High School.
In the following games, he registered 27 points at the championship match of the Battle Zone tournament in Centennial High School. Likewise, he scored 32 points against the stronger top-ranked Montverde Academy in the quarterfinals of the City of Palms Classic in December 2015. And later he scored 20 points against Elizabeth (New Jersey) Patrick School in the finals, which Chino Hills won in overtime.
In the following year, Chino Hills emerged as the number one team in the country. As a junior, Ball scored a team-high of 27.4 points on average. On November 2, 2016, he signed a letter of intent with UCLA Bruins. At that time, he had verbally committed to them in his junior year. The next year on November 1, 2017, he made his debut for the team exactly against NCAA Division II team Cal State Los Angeles, in a preseason match.
While playing for the UCLA Bruins was cut short after he was apprehended in China for shoplifting on November 7, 2017, along with two teammates. Following the incident, UCLA suspended him indefinitely and he ultimately decided to withdraw from the program. At the time, he was not considered an NBA prospect. On December 11, 2017, both Ball and his brother were recruited by BC Prienai.
Net Worth & Salary of LiAngelo Ball
According to the sources the estimated net worth of Ball is around $4 million as of 2019. Likewise, he earned an annual salary of $20,000 to millions of dollars per year.
Well, he remained undrafted in the NBA so far due to which his earnings are not similar to other professional NBA players. Besides, he earned a huge sum from his junior leagues which is quite excellent.
Furthermore, the monthly salary reported for the JBA players is around $3,000. Similarly, they receive $80 per jersey sale. And all the professional NBA players earn almost $2 million, a few with crossover agreements with the D- League receives as little as $50,000. He also owns some expensive cars and living a luxurious life.
Relationship with his Girlfriend
No, LiAngelo Ball is not a married man. Earlier, he was in a relationship with Isabella Morris. She is a YouTuber and social media influencer by profession. While they were in a relationship, Isabella was once rumored to be pregnant.
In November 2018, he confirmed that he has split up with his longtime girlfriend who he started dating in his junior year of high school. As of now, he is dating his current girlfriend Jaden Owens in late 2018. She is a five-star senior point guard at Plano West High School in Plano, Texas.
Besides, she also played at UCLA in August. The pair first met on Instagram. Then they met in person during the Los Angeles Ballers played the Atlanta Ballers in Dallas in July.
Facts of LiAngelo Ball
|Full Name||LiAngelo Ball|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Date Of Birth||November 24, 1998|
|Age||22 years 2 months|
|Place Of Birth||Anaheim, California|
|Height||6 feet 4 inches|
|Education||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Parents||LaVar Ball (father) and Tina Ball (mother)|
|Siblings||LaMelo Ball/ Lonzo Ball|