Who Is Nicole Kornet? NBA Star Luke Kornet Sister

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NBA star Luke Kornet’s sister, Nicole Kornet, is an actress signed under Warner Bros. Nicole played basketball at UCLA and Oklahoma. 

The 28-year-old player of the Boston Celtics, Luke Kornet, grew up in an athletic family. But basketball wasn’t always his first love. 

There was a time when Luke Kornet believed himself to be the worst player on the team.

But in the end, despite going undrafted in 2017, he made it to the NBA as the New York Knicks took a chance with him. 

Luke Kornet With His Sister Nicole And Brother John In A Throwback Picture
Luke Kornet With His Sister Nicole And Brother John In A Throwback Picture (Source: Facebook)

Since then, he has played for five other franchises and is enjoying his second stint with the Boston Celtics.

Now he is bidding to win his first championship ring as Celtics look to go past the Philadelphia 76ers.

Despite being powered by MVP award winner Joel Embiid, the 76ers were comfortably defeated by Celtics in Game 2 of the conference semi-finals. 

Luke Kornet Sister, Nicole Kornet, Is A Former Basketball Player

Nicole is an older sister to Luke and is currently 30 years old. She has a blog account where she talks about her everyday life and her acting career.

Nicole attended Liberty Christian and played for the women’s basketball team. During her senior year, she averaged 20.8 points and 7.2 rebounds.

She also collected many accolades playing for her high school team, including the Team MVP of the 2012 WBCA High School All-America Game.

After high school, Nicole joined the University of Oklahoma and played three seasons on the women’s basketball team. 

Nicole Kornet Pictured In Her UCLA Basketball Kit In 2017
Nicole Kornet Pictured In Her UCLA Basketball Kit In 2017 (Source: Instagram)

The 6 feet 1 basketball player then joined UCLA, transferring from Oklahoma in the summer of 2015 and redshirted the season.

With the UCLA Bruins in the 2016-17 season, she averaged 7.7 points per game. She also worked as a broadcaster and color commentator.

Nicole graduated with a degree in sociology from UCLA in 2017.

Nicole Began Her Acting Career In 2019

The older sister of Luke Kornet worked with Warner Bros in 2019 and has starred in three Netflix shows. 

Before joining Warner Bros as an actress, Nicole worked as a project manager at Blue Elan Records, working with artists and graphic designers to create artistic images.

Luke Kornet’s sister, Nicole Kornet, made her acting debut in 2021 with the movie, Cheaper by the Dozen.

Nicole also starred in the movie Space Jam: A New Legacy, spearheaded by LeBron James. The former college basketball player starred in a supporting role. 

Nicole Kornet With LeBron James In The Set Of Space Jam In 2021
Nicole Kornet With LeBron James In The Set Of Space Jam In 2021 (Source: Instagram)

Nicole’s latest acting work came in 2022 in the Netflix movie, Hustle, starring Adam Sandler as the main character. As per IMDb, Nicole has three upcoming films in an additional crew role.

The actress is available on Instagram with the username @nicolekornet, dedicated to sharing posts about her movies and family. 

Luke Kornet Brother, John Kornet Is A Chief Investment Officer 

Besides an older sister, the Celtics star has an older brother named John Kornet. John was born on June 12, 1991.

He works as Chief Investment Officer at Naviter Wealth. He joined the independent wealth management firm in 2021. 

Previously, he worked as a financial consultant for Stephens Inc. for six years. 

John Kornet Pictured With His Wife Kori Kornet In 2020
John Kornet Pictured With His Wife Kori Kornet In 2020 (Source: Instagram)

All three siblings graduated from Liberty Christian School, but John later joined Ouachita Baptist University.

He graduated with a BBA degree and received his Certified Financial Planner license in 2018.

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