Kelsey Plum is an American professional basketball player for the Las Vegas Aces of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She also won the gold medal in Women’s 3×3 basketball at the 2020 Summer Olympics. In 2021, she was named the WNBA Sixth Player of the Year. In 2022, Kelsey won a WNBA championship when she earned her first All-WNBA First Team selection and was named the WNBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (MVP) in her first WNBA All-Star Game.
Kelsey Christine Plum
WNBA Basketball Player, Broadcaster
10 – United States
Birthday / Date of Birth
Kelsey Plum was born on the 24th of August 1994, in Poway, California, United States.
She’s currently 28 years old.
Kelsey completed her high school education at La Jolla Country Day School in San Diego. She attended and played college basketball for the University of Washington.
- Father – Jim Plum ( Football and Baseball player)
- Mother – Katie Plum (Volleyball player)
- Siblings – Lauren Plum (Older Sister) (Volleyball player), Kaitlyn Plum (Older Sister) (Volleyball player), Daniel Plum (Younger Brother) (Football player)
Boyfriend / Spouse
Kelsey Plum has dated –
Kelsey has largely opted to keep her personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about her love life and dating history.
- In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
- In centimeters – 173 cm
- In meters – 1.73 m
- In Kilograms – 65 kg
- In Pounds – 145 lbs
- Measurements – 32-24-33
- Bust – 32 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 33 inches
- Bra Size – 32D
She wears a size 9.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 5 (US).
Kelsey became known after appearing as a professional basketball player for the Las Vegas Aces of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She also won the gold medal in Women’s 3×3 basketball at the 2020 Summer Olympics. In 2022, Plum won a WNBA championship when she earned her first All-WNBA First Team selection and was named the WNBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (MVP) in her first WNBA All-Star Game.
In 2017, Plum was selected as the first pick of the WNBA draft by the San Antonio Stars. This marked the first time in history that the first overall pick from the NBA (Markelle Fultz) and the WNBA came from the same school (University of Washington) in the same year. On August 5, 2017, Plum scored a career-high 23 points in an 87–80 overtime win against the Seattle Storm. By the end of the season, Plum averaged 8.5 ppg and was voted on the All-Rookie Team, but the Stars finished with the second worst record in the league.
In June, 2020, she suffered an injury to her Achilles tendon. Due to the injury and the surgery to repair it, she missed the 2020 season. In 2021, Plum came off the bench and had a career year averaging 14.8 points, 3.6 assists, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.0 steals on 38.6% from the three and 94.4% from the free throw line. In 2022, Plum in a now starting role averaged a new career high in points, assist, and rebounds. Kelsey then signed a two year contract extension with Las Vegas worth $185k for one year and $200k the other year. Plum would go on to help the Aces to their second finals appearance and win their first championship in franchise history.
Kelsey Plum Net worth
Kelsey Plum has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars as of 2023.
Social Media Profiles
- Facebook – Kelsey Plum
- Instagram – kelseyplum10
- Twitter – Kelsey Plum
Some Lesser Known Facts About Kelsey Plum
- Kelsey was born and brought up in Poway, California.
- Her mother was an accomplished volleyball player for the University of California, Davis. Her father earned All-American honors playing high school football in La Mesa, California, and went on to play football and baseball collegiately at San Diego State.
- Plum was selected to the 2013 WBCA High School Coaches’ All-America Team.
- In 2013, she participated WBCA High School All-America Game, hitting six of her eight field goal attempts, scoring 14 points.
- In July 2013, Plum competed on behalf of the US at the Tenth FIBA U19 World Championship, held in Klaipeda and Panevežys, Lithuania.
- On May 25, 2017, Plum made her career debut against the Dallas Wings, she scored four points along with one assist off the bench in a 94–82 loss.
- On January 17, 2020, Plum’s first work as a broadcaster came when she was the analyst for Pac-12 Network’s broadcast of the Arizona State at University of Washington women’s basketball game.
- In 2022, Plum in a now starting role averaged a new career high in points, assist, and rebounds. 20.2 points, 5.1 assists, and 2.7 rebounds on 42% from three and 46% from the field.
- On 15 January 2022, Kelsey signed a six month contract with Galatasaray.