Kawahine Andrade took a leap from obscurity to the spotlight sometime in the year 2016 when she began hanging out with New Jersey-born professional basketball player Karl-Anthony Towns. The pair became friends after the athlete commented on Kawahine’s Halloween post and subsequently slid into her DMs.
Although the couple’s relationship only spanned for a few months, their brief fling was overshadowed by a cheating controversy which the basketball player and his ex-girlfriend debunked on their social media pages. While it is true that Andrade owes her rise to popularity to Towns, the former’s personal life has been a subject of interest to the public, even though they are no longer an item. You’ll get to know all the facts about her in this post.
Kawahine Andrade – Bio
Karl-Anthony Towns’ ex-girlfriend is a native of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She was born in the city on the 9th of February 1995, to Jason Loando (a horse trainer) and Joni Loando. She was raised in her hometown and later enrolled in Konawaena High School for her post-elementary education.
While she was in Konawaena, Andrade actively participated in volleyball and water polo and was lettered in both sports. To her credit, she emerged a state champion thrice and was the leader of her school’s team which competed in the Big Island championship for four years in a row.
Karl-Anthony Towns’ ex-girlfriend is a graduate of the Californian-based institution of higher learning, Orange Coast College. She studied fitness there and was also a basketball player before switching to the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
Facts About Kawahine Andrade
- 1. She Is An Instagram Model
As gathered from her college profile, Kawahine’s initial plan was to work with children with special needs at the end of her playing career. However, things changed and she fell in love with fitness modelling along the line. She is signed with the Los Angeles-based modelling agency, Nous Models Management.
In the course of her modeling career, Karl-Anthony Towns’ ex has promoted several brands such as Proactive Sports, Detox Organics, Nike, Fenty Beauty by Rihanna, Jen’s Pirate Booty, Ofra Cosmetics, Ethika, to mention a few.
- 2. Relationship With Karl-Anthony Towns
The model and her basketball player ex made their first public appearance as a couple in late 2016. According to Towns’ Instagram narrative on how he won the heart of the model, he came across Kawahine’s Halloween costume online and commented that she was one of the hottest in the universe and later followed her to her DMs and then asked her out.
Andrade Karl-Anthony confirmed their relationship by following and featuring on each other’s Instagram post. However, it became clear to their followers that they were no longer together after they stopped following each other and also deleted all traces of their relationship from their respective accounts.
In the wake of their shocking separation, some users began to search for reasons why the lovebirds went their separate ways. Kawahine was subsequently dragged to the spotlight again after an internet user came up with the story that she had slept with Towns’ teammate Jimmy Butler. There were also speculations that Butler refused to extend his contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves at the time because he was in a feud with Karl-Anthony and that the two teammates weren’t getting along because of the incident.
However, neither Towns nor Kawahine was fazed by the allegation that Butler slept with her, rather, they rubbished the report and described it as fake news. While its clear the model and her athlete boyfriend are no longer together, it appears the former didn’t sleep with Butler and she wasn’t the reason Jimmy left Timberwolves.
- 3. Kawahine Andrade Is A Social Media Influencer
The model’s social media pages, especially her Instagram, is a sight to behold. It is literally covered with her seductive curves and toned physique and has over 77, 000 followers who visit her page to know more about her career, lifestyle and daily activities.
The social media sensation also shares her workout routines and fitness pictures/videos on her account. Most of them capture Kawahine Andrade kickboxing, snorkeling, playing basketball, and riding horses.
- 4. She Is An Avid Dog Lover
The Hawaii-born Instagram personality loves dogs so much, especially her beloved pet Bentley. Interestingly, Bentley has an Instagram account which is being managed by Andrade. Towns was last featured in a photo with Andrade and her fur baby on Bentley’s account in June before their breakup.
- 5. Residence
Kawahine Andrade currently manages her modelling career from the city of California. However, her parents live in Kealakekua, Hawaii, where they own a ranch. The model also enjoys horseback riding whenever she visits her family.