Karlee Malone (born in 1998) is a 24 year old model and social media star better known as the daughter of Karl Malone, the ex-American basketball player.
Karlee’s father scored incredible points for the NBA and is regarded as one of the greatest power forwards in NBA history. His daughter is seen to be making a name for herself through her various careers. Here is all you need to know about the model.
How Old Is Karlee Malone?
Karlee Malone is 24 years old. The exact month and date that she was born cannot be pegged, but her year of birth is 1998 in the United States of America.
She is of American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity, as her mother is of white and Asian descent, while her father is of African American ancestry. She is the fourth child of the ex-NBA player Karl Malone and his wife, Kay Kinsey.
Who are Karlee Malone’s Parents?
Her father, Karl Malone, is an ex-NBA player who started his professional basketball career in 1985 with the Utah Jazz and played with them for most of his career. He also played for the U.S. team and the Lakers before his retirement on March 23, 2006. He was dubbed the Mailman because he always delivered on his post during his active years as a basketball player.
Karl Malone served as the director of basketball promotion and assistant strength and conditioning coach at Louisiana Tech University. In 2013, he returned to his first professional team, the Utah Jazz, as a big-man coach.
Karlee Malone’s mother, Kay Kinsey, is a former American supermodel and the 1988 winner of the Miss Idaho USA pageant. Karlee Malone’s parents have been married for over three decades and counting, though they were met with controversies along the way. They are seen as having the best couple goal and have been supportive of each other throughout their years of marriage.
Karlee has three direct siblings and three older half-siblings from her father’s relationship with other women. Her older half-siblings are twins born to her father in his teenage years by his former girlfriend, Bonita Ford. Cheryl Ford was a professional basketball forward and three-time winner of the WNBA championship. Her twin brother, Daryl Ford, played basketball in high school but didn’t push further with the sport in the future as he chose another career path.
Demetress Bell is her half-brother, whom her father had with Gloria Bell. He was a former professional American football offensive tackle who played for the Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia Eagles, and Dallas Cowboys. Karlee Malone’s direct siblings are Kadee, K.J, and Kylee Malone. Kadee, her older sister, is a successful entrepreneur and runs the Legend Cigar and Vape, a cigar lounge.
She also runs a beauty line known as the Kadee Malone Lifestyle Line. K.J Malone is her direct older brother and a former LSU Tiger football offensive lineman. He currently serves as a United States Marshal. Her older sister, Kylee, is also a businesswoman and the owner of Smile Kyle Tooth Gem, an establishment that fixes expensive gems on teeth.
Karlee Malone is seen to have a good relationship with all her siblings. Details of her where she attained her early, primary, and high schools are unknown. It is not known if she attained a higher education, as there is no information on that.
She Has a Multifaceted Career
With a father and siblings that have successfully made their marks in the sports sector, many would think that Karlee Malone would choose a career in sports. However, she has chosen a different career and is quite successful in it. She is a model, social media star, VIP girl, and internet personality.
Karlee has modeled for top companies like SLU and AMAX. She is still active and is pursuing her career as a model. She is also known for uploading sizzling pictures of fashion and her modeling career on her social media platforms.
Karl Malone’s Daughter is Married
Karlee Malone just got married to her long-time boyfriend, Brent Diaz, on January 10, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee. Though it is unclear how the model and her husband met, they began dating in 2017. Their love is strong, as evidenced by their willingness to flaunt each other on social media while they were still dating. In 2020, Brent proposed to her, and they became engaged.
Karlee Malone was over the moon and took to her Instagram handle to announce her engagement. She uploaded a picture with the caption that it was just the beginning. In another engagement picture uploaded on Instagram, she stated that someone should pinch her and that she was dreaming. The model couldn’t hold her excitement and added in the caption of the same post that she got to marry her boyfriend.
After two years of being engaged to each other, they got wedded on January 10, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America. The type of wedding that they had is unknown, but it was well attended by family and friends. Karlee Malone’s father seemed to be the most excited one, as he was moved to tears watching his daughter walk down the aisle.
Meet The Model’s Husband, Brent Diaz
Brent Diaz was born on March 22, 1996, in Miami, Florida, the United States, to Rodolf and Mariam Diaz. He graduated from Louisiana Tech University though information about his early education is unknown. Brent is a professional baseball player who began his career in the minor leagues with the AZL Brewers and Wisconsin Timber Rattle.
He started his professional baseball career in 2017 with the Milwaukee Brewers. Currently, he plays for the Biloxi Shuckers, a minor league baseball team of the Southern League and the Double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.