Julius Randle’s Wife Kendra Shaw: Relationship History & Other Interesting Details

Published 08/09/2021, 9:39 PM EDT
May 26, 2021; New York, New York, USA; New York Knicks forward Julius Randle (30) reacts after scoring a basket against the Atlanta Hawks during the second half of game two of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Elsa/POOL PHOTOS-USA TODAY Sports


Julius Randle is one of the lucky few NBA stars who could play alongside Kobe Bryant during the Black Mamba’s last season. However, he enjoyed his career-best performance only when he shook hands with Anthony Davis in the Pelicans. Yet, it took him a Knicks seat to ensure he played his first postseason and made his case as a future champion. 

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So currently, an upward graph marks Julius’s NBA career and that has a lot to do with the stability in his personal life. His lady luck comes from his longtime girlfriend and now wife, Kendra Shaw. 

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NY Knicks’ Julius Randle and his “happily married ever after” tale

Julius Randle went to the University of Kentucky, where he played one season (2013) for the Kentucky Wildcats. Randle was still a teenager when his college life gave him something more than just basketball. He found his girlfriend in Kendra Shaw during those days and stood loyal to her.

Three years later, in June 2016, Julius proposed to Kendra while on a romantic holiday in Greece. In what was the NBA off-season, the Lakers’ player made the most of it by tying himself to the woman he loved. 

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The same year, in December, the couple became parents to their son, Kyden Jay. That was just a few months after their official marriage that saw a picturesque white-rose-themed celebration. Julius has many pictures from that day on his Instagram as he keeps posting about his love life there.

Who is Kendra Shaw and which instance proved Julius loves her more than anything?

Some fans suggest that Kendra Shaw is a doppelganger of Khloe Kardashian (Lamar Odom’s former). However, she is more than just that. The proud woman is a serial entrepreneur. She graduated with a degree in fashion merchandizing and put it to complete use. Her fashion brand, Kalore, specializes in empowering women through the best selection of apparel.

Presently, Kendra is pregnant with another child and is eagerly awaiting the arrival of a new life. On top of that, she is extremely lucky to have Julius as her hubby and father to her children. An instance from their marriage ceremony proves that.

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Nick Young, a former team member and senior of Julius, had revealed something amazing while he was there to attend the star couple’s wedding. Per the Los Angeles Times, he had detailed, “There were times when me and Jordan were saying we were trying to take him to a strip club. And he didn’t go.” 

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Just imagine a man like that with all the money in the world staying so true to his lovely wife. Certainly, Julius is on the right path, both on and off the court.

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Sourabh Singh

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Sourabh Singh is an NBA sports analyst for EssentiallySports, who has been working with the site since May 2020. Prior to this, he functioned as Managing Editor at WittyFeed, followed by a stint at Decathlon. The Sports Management graduate leads an active lifestyle, veering to the mountains for off-trail adventures.

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