LaVar Ball is a famous sports figure in basketball. His full name is Christopher LaVar Christopher Ball. He was born in 1967 on 23rd October in America. Other than being a sports personality, he is also an entrepreneur. LaVar is the Co-founder and chief executive officer of a sports clothing firm, named Big Ballar Brand. Besides this, he is also a founder of JBA or the Junior Basketball Association.
He is the father of 3 basketball players – Lonzo (point guard of the Chicago Bulls), LiAngelo (shooting guard of Greensboro Swarm), and LaMelo (point guard of Charlotte Homets). Well, you might not be familiar with his brother Larenzo Ball, as he is not a popular face like his brother and his sons. Besides Larenzo, he has 3 other brothers – LaFrance, LaValle, and LaShon. LaVar also has two sisters.
Since there are no facts available for Larenzo Ball, let us have a quick overview of his elder brother and basketball champ LaVar Ball. He did his schooling at Canoga Park High School in Los Angeles. There he became a well-known quarterback on the football team. He also played basketball further. In the first season, he broke the school record by grabbing a total of 316 rebounds.
Like most basketball players you see, LaVar stands tall at six feet four inches weighing 113 kgs. Other than sports, this basketball champ had mastered the subject of criminal justice at college and dreamt of becoming a U.S . Marshal. Charles Barkley was his favorite and inspiration as a basketball player when he was growing up.
After the end of his college basketball career, LaVar Ball played tight end in a single year of college football at Long Beach City College. In 1994, on 1st May, he played as a defensive end with the New York Jets of NFL (National Football League). Then in 1995 on 7th March, Ball made his comeback as a tight end. In the same year, he was soon sent to the London Monarchs of the World League of American Football (WLAF).
Even though Ball miserable failed at catches, he managed to make a record of 28 yards in kick returns. Kenny McEntyre, his teammate, Ball was garbage. During his career in NFL, he also became a participant in to practice squads of both Carolina and the Jets.
Until late November 1995, he remained with Carolina Panthers. Due to injury, he abstained from playing games. And his injury caused the end of his sports career. And so he retired early and became a personal trainer in California. Even though LaVar did not get much public attention during the beginning of 2016, he was given the media platform by his sons so that he would start using it continuously. And it did gave results, when in 2015 July, came sports headlines about the feature story of the Ball family written by Gary Parrish of CBS Sports.
Larenzo is not a big name like his older brother LaVar Ball and his 3 sons. So one cannot expect his net worth of him. As of July 2022, the net worth of LaVar Ball is $6 Million. And he has earned it all through different Media Ventures.