Bre Filene Ladd was born on 19 April 1984 under the sign of Aries, in Tucson, Arizona USA. She is a 35-year-old former volleyball player, but better known for being the wife of Luke Walton, a former professional basketball player and current head coach of the National Basketball Association (NBA) team – the Sacramento Kings.
How Rich is She, As of Now? Bre Ladd Net Worth and Assets
Bre Ladd’s net worth is as high as $3 million, earned largely from her brief career as a volleyball player. Moreover, she probably shares the fortune of her husband Luke Walton, which is as high as $16 million. Her net worth includes a luxury mansion worth over $7.2 million, and located in Manhattan Beach, California.
Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Bre Ladd spent her early years in her hometown of Tucson, where she was raised with her elder brother named Josh by their father, Bob Ladd, and mother, Tammie Ladd. Her nationality is American, while she belongs to white ethnicity, and practices Christianity. Bre attended Canyon Del Oro High School. Upon matriculation, Bre enrolled into the University of Arizona, from which she graduated in 2003 with a BA degree, majoring in Community and Public Health. Afterwards, she attended a nursing school.
While in high school, Bre Ladd started playing volleyball and later was a part of Club Cactus in her hometown for about four years.
She distinguished herself as a volleyball player, was the captain of the school’s team and a part of the CDO Honor roll. Bre won several Player of the Year awards, including the 2001 Gatorade National High School Volleyball Player of the Year, Tucson Citizen Player of the Year, Arizona State Player of the Year and Arizona State 5A South Most Valuable Player (MVP). She was chosen to represent the US national volleyball team when they participated at the Women’s Junior World Championship in 2001. Moreover, she was named in the 2002 Fab 50 list by Volleyball Magazine. She later continued playing volleyball for the college’s team – the Wildcats, with which Bre set the record of best blocking average by a freshman with 1.09, and the most blocks with 124.
Bre Ladd became known for being fluent in sign language. She even volunteered by serving for several years in the position of a mentor for students who are hearing-impaired, at the Arizona State School for the Deaf and the Blind. Bre collaborates with many other charitable organizations too, alongside her husband.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
- Long blonde dyed hair
- Blue eyes
- Height – 6ft 1ins (1.85m)
- Weight – 147lbs (67kgs)
- Body Shape – Hourglass
- Vital Statistics – 38-30-37
- Bra Size – 36B
Luke Walton Proposed to Her with a Diamond Ring
Bre Ladd and Luke Walton met each other while attending the same college back in 2002, at the time Bre played volleyball while Luke played basketball. They became romantically involved in a relationship three years later, and Luke eventually proposed to her on Christmas Eve in 2012. The proposal was creative since he put a diamond ring in a jewelry box and then put the box in another bigger box. Bre was quite shocked when she saw the ring, since she expected the earrings she had previously asked him for.
Fairytale Summer Wedding in Aspen
The wedding ceremony took place on 17 August 2013 at The Little Net ski hub, located in Aspen, Colorado. According to Brides magazine, the wedding was attended by 225 guests.
Luke’s best man was Richard Jefferson, a former professional NBA player, and singer-songwriter Kelley James performed at the wedding party. She wore Hailey Paige’s bridal gown, and sandals designed by Giuseppe Zanotti, while Luke wrote Tom James’ custom made suit.
Parents of Two Children
Bre and Luke have two children. She gave birth to their first son, named Lawson, in 2013, while they welcomed their second baby boy in 2016, his name still undisclosed.
Hobbies and Favorites
In her spare time, Bre Ladd enjoys working out and reading. She also likes traveling, and her favorite holiday destination is Greece. Her favorite actor is Bradley Cooper, while her favorite actress is Emma Stone. Jessica’s favorite cuisine is Mexican.
Who is Her Husband? Luke Walton Short Wiki/Bio
Luke Theodore Walton was born on 28 March 1980 under the sign of Aries, in San Diego, California USA. He is the son of famous UCLA basketball player, NBA star and Hall of Famer Bill Walton and his wife Susie. Luke has three brothers, names Adam, Chris and Nathan. He went to University of San Diego High School, and upon matriculation in 1998, he enrolled in the University of Arizona, from which he graduated with a BA degree in Family Studies and Human Development.
Amateur Career at College
While in college, Luke played for the college basketball team the Arizona Wildcats, under coach Lute Olson. He finished his college career averaging 10.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 0.9 steals per game.
Luke was named a Second-team All-American – SN in 2002 and twice First-team All-Pac-10, in 2002 and 2003.
Professional Playing Career
Luke’s career turned professional when he was selected as the 32nd overall pick in the second round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. He spent nine seasons there, and playing in the position of small forward/power forward. In 2005, Luke represented Team Los Angeles, which participated in the Shooting Stars Competition during All-Star Weekend. His best season was 2006-2007, when he scored 25 points in the match against the Atlanta Hawks, and set career-high averages in points (11), rebounds (5) and assists (4) per game. In 2008, he led the team to the NBA Finals, but they were defeated by the Boston Celtics.
However, the Lakers won the NBA championship in 2009 and 2010, which made him and his father the first father and son to have won two NBA titles, since his father won it in 1977 and 1986. In March of 2012, Luke was traded next to Jason Kapono to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Christian Eyenga and Ramon Sessions. He spent only a season there and then retired.
Professional Career as a Coach
Luke started his coaching career in 2011, when during the NBA lockout he served as an assistant coach for the University of Memphis. After his retirement, Luke got a chance to work as a player development coach at the Los Angeles D-Fenders, in the 2013-2014 season.
During the next season, he joined the Golden State Warriors as an assistant coach, helping them to win the 2015 NBA championship. In October of 2015 he became the interim head coach, so Luke made his debut officially in the match against the New Orleans Pelicans, the Warriors winning 111-95 points. Under his guidance, the Warriors set a record start of 19-0, and he won the NBA Western Conference Coach of the Month awards for October and November, while ended the season with a 73-9 record.
In April of 2016, Luke was hired as the head coach for the Los Angeles Lakes, replacing Byron Scott, and he stayed with them until April of 2019, when he joined the Sacramento Kings as the head coach.