Is Kevin Love Related To Mike Love? Family Tree

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“Is Kevin Love related to Mike Love?” This question has been raised by the fans of Kevin Love, a power forward for the Miami Heat of the NBA.

Kevin Wesley Love, a professional American basketball player, was born on September 7, 1988, in Santa Monica, California, United States.

Kevin left UCLA to enter the 2008 NBA Draft on April 17, 2008.

NBA Champion Kevin Love
NBA Champion Kevin Love (Source: Instagram)

The Grizzlies drafted the five-time All-Star and a two-time member of the All-NBA Second Team in the 2008 NBA Draft.

Kevin, aka Lil Kev, won the NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016.

Furthermore, he had to miss 18 games in his sophomore year because of the left-hand injury, but without delay, he returned to action.

Is Kevin Love related to Mike Love?

Despite sharing the same surname, many fans are often confused about the relationship between Kevin Love and Mike Love.

However, it is important to note that the two are not related to each other in any way, which often surprises their admirers.

Mike Edward Love is an American singer who co-founded the Beach Boys with his cousins and friends. The singer was born in Los Angeles, California, on March 15, 1941.

On the other hand, Kevin is the third child of Karen and Stan Love, an NBA big man who was a shooter. Stan helped his son develop his outside shooting and ball-handling skills.

Young Kevin Love
Young Kevin Love (Source: Instagram)

Kevin’s mother does not want to be in the highlight, so the player hasn’t revealed much about her. But she supports him and has helped him become a great player. 

To sum up, the singer and the player are related to each other in any way whatsoever.

Kevin Love Family

Kate Lynn Bock became Kate Love in late June 2022 at the public library. The theme of the wedding was inspired by The Great Gatsby.

Before their engagement on January 31, 2021, Love and Bock dated for at least five years.

Love And His Wife
Love And His Wife (Source: Instagram)

Kate, a Canadian model born on January 30, 1988, is Jewish. The model started her modeling career at 12 at a local pool in Vancouver.

Soon after she signed a modeling contract to shoot for Abercrombie Kids, she traveled to Santa Barbara. When Kate was 18, she moved to Paris to pursue her career.

The model has been known for appearing in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit since 2013.

Moreover, Bock has already been featured in advertisements for various major brands, including Victoria’s Secret, Guess, Brooks Brothers, L’Oréal, Kérastase, Banana Republic, and Ralph Lauren.

The couple does not have a child yet but is soon planning to have one.
Neeki Kakshyapati
Neeki Kakshyapati

Neeki Kakshyapati

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