Birth Name: Lonzo Anderson Ball
Place of Birth: Anaheim, California, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 27, 1997
*father – African-American
*mother – Slovak, Croatian, Slovenian, other
Lonzo Ball is an American professional basketball player. He is a point guard, and plays for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was previously with the Los Angeles Lakers and the New Orleans Pelicans. He was an award-winning high school and college player, and led his high school team to an undefeated 35-0 record, as well the consensus national top ranking.
He is the son of Tina and LaVar Ball (LaVar Christopher Ball), who is a media personality, businessperson, and professional football player. His father is a co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of sports apparel company Big Baller Brand, and founder of the Junior Basketball Association (JBA).
His father is black and his mother is white. Lonzo stands at 6′5″ and owes his size to his parents, who played basketball in college. His father stands at 6′5″ and his mother at 6′1″. His siblings are professional basketball players LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball. He was raised partly in Chino Hills, California.
Lonzo has a daughter with his former partner Denise Garcia.
Lonzo’s paternal grandfather is named Anderson Ball.
Lonzo’s paternal grandmother is named Maria.
Lonzo’s maternal grandfather was Robert A. “Bert” Slatinsky (the son of Joseph Francis Slatinsky and Elizabeth C. Hrazo). Joseph was the son of John Slatinsky, who was Croatian, and of Frances Lonchar/Loncar, who was likely Slovenian. Elizabeth was the daughter of Slovak parents, Paul John Hrazo and Elizabeth Daak.
Lonzo’s maternal grandmother is named Catherine.