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Karl Towns Sr – All About Karl-Anthony Towns Father

Karl Towns Sr.

Karl Towns Sr. is well-known for being the father of Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns.

Quick  Facts

Full Name Karl Towns Sr.
First Name Karl
Last Name Towns Sr.
Date of Birth September 1960
Age 61 years
Profession Celebrity Parent
Gender Identity Male
Sexual Orientation Straight
No Of Children 3

He is his son’s first mentor.

Towns Sr. was his son’s first mentor because he was a basketball player and instilled athletic skills in him. He played basketball at Monmouth University and then coached at Piscataway Technical High School. He used his resources to create a basketball court outside his house so his kid could practice. They would utilize a Fisher-Price goal until he earned enough money to purchase the hoop. He is responsible for developing his kid into a better athlete and motivating him throughout his career.

Married life

Towns Sr. was married to his Dominican wife, Jacqueline Cruz. They married in July 1990 and were happily married till April 2020. He and his wife were both employed for McKesson, a pharmaceutical business based in New Jersey. Aside from that, Karl worked five jobs, including coaching, to assist his son in realizing his ambition. As parents, they enthusiastically supported their son, attending every game and tournament to cheer him on.

Karl Towns Sr.
Karl Towns Sr. (Source: Google)

His wife died due to COVID-19.

In March 2020, both he and his wife tested positive for the Coronavirus. He made a full recovery, but his wife did not. She remained in a medically induced coma until March 25, 2020, when she was placed on a ventilator. His wife was 58 years old when she died on April 13, 2020. If she had been living, it would have been their 30th wedding anniversary in July 2020. After his wife’s death, he attended his son’s game without her for the first time in March 2021, which was tough for him and his kid, and he became upset before the game. He hadn’t gone to a game since his loving wife died.

Father of three kids

He is the father of two daughters, Malaika Singleton-Towns and Lachelle Towns, and his son Karl-Anthony. In the year 1995, he gave birth to a boy. He raised all three of his children in Piscataway, New Jersey. Lachelle, one of his two daughters, is happily married and the mother of two children. Because his second daughter has been kept out of the limelight, no information about her could be obtained.

Who is Karl-girlfriend?

Jordyn Woods is Karl-current Anthony’s girlfriend. According to Woods, she and Karl-Anthony were friends who had a bond due to the loss of their respective parents at an early age. Woods’ father died in 2017 after being diagnosed with cancer. The duo was sighted in several locations before making their relationship public on their separate Instagram accounts in September 2020. Karl-Anthony previously dated Kawahine Andrade, with whom he split up in 2018 when she cheated on him with Philadelphia 76ers’ Jimmy Butler.

Karl Towns Sr.
Karl Towns Sr. (Source: Google)

Net worth

Karl Towns Sr’s net  worth is about $2 million as of November 2022. As of today, we know his son’s net worth, who has acquired a sizable net income from his playing career. Karl-Anthony was picked first overall by the NBA Minnesota Timberwolves in 2015. In 2016, he was named NBA Rookie of the Year. He was an NBA All-Star twice. His net worth is now $9 million, but it has the potential to rise in the near future.