Lamar Odom is an American former professional basketball player who won two NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2009 and 2010 and was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2011. He also played for the Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks, and the Spanish team Laboral Kutxa Baskonia. Odom played on the United States national team, winning a bronze medal in the Olympics in 2004 and a gold medal in the FIBA World Championship (later known as the World Cup) in 2010.
Born Lamar Joseph Odom on November 6, 1979 in South Jamaica, New York, to parents Cathy Mercer and Joe Odom, his father was a heroin addict, and his mother died of colon cancer when Odom was only twelve years old. He played college basketball for the University of Rhode Island, earning all-conference honors during his only season in the Atlantic 10 Conference before turning professional. He was married to media personality, socialite, and model Khloe Kardashian from 2009 to 2016. The couple had their own reality show titled Khloe and Lamar. On November 11, 2019, Odom announced his engagement to fitness guru Sabrina Parr after 3 months of dating, but they have since broken up.
Lamar Odom Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 6 November 1979
Birth Place: South Jamaica, New York, USA
Birth Name: Lamar Joseph Odom
Nicknames: Lammy, Lam Lam
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Occupation: Basketball player
Race/Ethnicity: Black (African-American)
Hair Color: Bald
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Lamar Odom Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 230 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 104 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 10″
Height in Meters: 2.08 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Chest: 49 in (124.5 cm)
Biceps: 17 in (43 cm)
Waist: 40 in (102 cm)
Shoe Size: 17.5 (US)
Lamar Odom Family Details:
Father: Joe Odom (Heroin Addict)
Mother: Cathy Mercer (Died of colon cancer when Lamar was age 12.)
Spouse/Wife: Khloé Kardashian (m. 2009–2016)
Children: Jayden Odom (Son) (December 15, 2005 – June 28, 2006), Lamar Odom Jr (Son) (b. 2002) with high school sweetheart Liza Morales, Destiny Odom (Daughter) (b. August 6, 1998) with high school sweetheart Liza Morales
Others: Mildred Mercer (Maternal Grandmother), Robert Kardashian (Ex Father-In-Law) (Attorney, Businessman), Kris Jenner (Ex Mother-In-Law) (Media Personality, Socialite, Producer, Entertainment Manager, Businesswoman), Kim Kardashian West (Ex Sister-In-Law) (Media Personality, Socialite, Model, Businesswoman, Actress), Kourtney Kardashian (Ex Sister-In-Law) (Media Personality, Socialite, Model), Rob Kardashian (Ex Brother-In-Law) (Television Personality, Businessman)
Lamar Odom Education:
Christ The King Regional High School, Middle Village, Queens
Redemption Christian Academy, New York
St.Thomas Aquinas High School, New Britain, Connecticut
University of Nevada at Las Vegas
Lamar Odom Facts:
*He was born on November 6, 1979 in South Jamaica, New York, USA.
*His mother passed away when he was 12 years old.
*He played AAU basketball as a youth with Metta World Peace and Elton Brand.
*He made his NBA debut on November 2, 1999.
*He was named Parade Magazine’s 1997 National Player of the Year.
*He was married to television star Khloe Kardashian from 2009 to 2016.
*He was hospitalized after being discovered unconscious at the Love Ranch South brothel in Crystal, Nevada on October 13, 2015.
*He is the owner of Rich Soil Entertainment, a music and movie production company.
*He is childhood friends with Mr. Cheeks.
*Visit his official website: www.lamarodomcollection.com
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.