Jonathan Kuminga was drafted by the Golden State Warriors as the 7th overall pick in the 2021 NBA draft. He was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo. His parents migrated to the United States of America at a very young age. His interest to play basketball started at a very young age. He was born on 6th October, 2002 to Didier Kuminga (father) and Bigette Kapinga (mother). Let us now take a look at Jonathan Kuminga’s birthday, net worth, parents and siblings.
Jonathan Kuminga’s Birthday: How Old is Jonathan Kuminga?
Kuminga was born in Africa, precisely Democratic Republic of Congo. He was born on the 6th day of October, 2002. He is 21 as of 2023.
Jonathan Kuminga’s Parents?
Jonathan Kuminga was born to Didier Kuminga (father) and Bigette Kapinga (mother). They are both Congolese who migrated from the Democratic Republic of Congo to the United States of America. Migrating to the United States helped Kuminga in developing a passion for basketball and pursuing a career in it. Click on this to read about Ja Morant’s dad.
Jonathan Kuminga’s Net Worth
Kuminga plays for the Golden State Warriors. E sign a rookie deal with the Warriors for four years earning approximately $25 million and averaging about $6 million. Currently, Kuminga has a net worth of $8 million.
Jonathan’s nickname is ‘The Kum Bucket’. This name was given to him by the Warrior fans during his rookie season. Although the origin of his nickname is unknown, there have been many debates on the nature of the name because it does not portray his abilities on and off, the court. Others also termed it as a derogatory name. Nonetheless, nicknames are given to NBA players to show their love and support to them. Do not forget to read about Podziemski’s family.
Kuminga is a young player of the Golden State Warriors. He has no girlfriend and he is not married. Report has it that he currently focusing on the development of his career before he goes into any relationship.
What is the Nationality and Ethnicity of Jonathan Kuminga?
Kuminga is an American. His parents, Didier Kuminga and Bigette Kapinga are from the Democratic Republic of Congo in the central part of Africa. This makes Jonathan Kuminga a Congolese. He is a black making him a Black-American or a Congolese-American. In general, Kuminga is an African-American. Read about the ethnicity of Tyrese Haliburton.
Vertical of Jonathan Kuminga
Kuminga has a height close to 7 feet. He is 6 feet, 7 inches with a wingspan of 7 foot, 2 inches. He has a vertical jump of 39 inches. He weighs about 220 lbs.
Siblings of Jonathan Kuminga
Kuminga has a younger brother, Alexandre Kuminga. Alex also wants to pursue a career as a basketball player. He currently plays for Archbishop Riordan High School Basketball Team.
Kuminga also has an elder brother, Joel Ntambwe He plays for Texas Tech Raider of the Texas Tech University in the NCAA Division I. Prior to that, he played for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas popularly known as UNLV Runnin’ Rebels. Check Tyrese Haliburton’s relationship status.
He has cousin, Emmanual Kabeya Mudiay who currently plays for Cangrejeros de Santruce of the Puerto Rican Basketball League. He played for teams in the NBA like New York Knicks, Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz. He also had a short stint in the Chinese Basketball League with Guangdong Southern Tigers.
Omari Gudal is also a cousin of Kuminga who plays in the Polish Basketball Leage for Spojnia Stargard. His first deal was with BC Beroe of the Bulgarian National Basketball League before moving to Craiova in the Romanian top-tier Basketball League.
Jonathan Kuminga’s Highschool Career
Kuminga attended Huntington Prep School during his first year. E then transferred to Savior New American School where he averaged 20.8 points, 3.3 assists and 5.2 rebounds. He finally moved to The Patrick School where averaged 16.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists. Do not forget to read about Anthony Edward’s girlfriend.
Professional Career of Jonathan Kuminga
Kuminga decided to sign with the NBA G-League Ignite, a developmental team associated with the NBA G-League after refusing offers from Kentucky, Duke, Texas Tech and Auburn. He averaged15.8 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.7 after playing with them for a year.
He was drafted by the Golden State Warriors in the 2021 NBA draft as the 7th overall pick. In his rookie season, he became the 2nd youngest player to win the NBA Championship at 19 years, 253 days.
Kuminga played the African World Cup Qualifiers for the Democratic Republic of Congo. Unfortunately, they lost to Cameroon. This is all you need to know about the teams Thanasis has played for.