Kelsey Plum Husband

Last Modified Jul 3, 2024 06:24 GMT
Kelsey Plum Husband
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Kelsey Plum is an American professional basketball player for the WNBA team, Las Vegas Aces. She was drafted 1st overall by the San Antonio Stars in the 2017 WNBA Draft. The San Antonio Stars later relocated to Las Vegas in 2018 to become the Las Vegas Aces, Plum’s current team.


Plum won back-to-back WNBA Championships with the Aces in 2022 and 2023. She got her first WNBA All-Star selection in 2022 and was also named the All-Star game MVP. Her best season was the 2022 WNBA season, wherein she averaged 20.2 points, 2.7 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game. She was also highly decorated as a college basketball player for the University of Washington, as in 2017, she broke the Women’s Basketball NCAA record for the all-time scoring record with 3,397 points scored. She also holds the Women’s basketball NCAA record for most points scored in a single season with 1,080 points scored.


Plum is also a gold medalist, and represented the USA at the 2020 Summer Olympics for the 3X3 Women’s basketball.


Who is Kelsey Plum’s ex-husband Darren Waller?

Kelsey Plum Husband
Kelsey Plum (Image credit: Getty Images)


Darren Charles Waller is a former professional NFL player who played the tight end position, most recently for the New York Giants in 2023. He is the great-grandson of composer and jazz pianist, Fats Waller. Like his great-grandfather, Waller is also a musician in his spare time and mostly produces rap songs.


Waller began using oxycodone at the age of 15 and also started drinking by the age of 16, according to the South China Morning Post. He was suspended twice in Georgia Tech for drug abuse and also received a 4-game ban for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy and repeatedly failed drug tests in the following years, as per Style. Following this, he went to rehab and worked briefly at a grocery store, before getting reinstated to the NFL in 2018. His family’s role was crucial in helping him overcome the perils of substance abuse.


How old is Darren Waller?

Darren Waller is 31 years old as of June 2024. He was born on 13th September 1992 in Acworth, Georgia.


Darren Waller Height and Age

Darren Waller is listed at 6 feet 6 inches (198 cm) and weighs 245 pounds (111 kg).


What does Darren Waller do for a living?

Darren Waller is a former NFL player for the New York Giants and played the tight end position. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the 6th round of the 2015 NFL Draft (pick 204), where he played till 2018 before getting traded to the Oakland Raiders (later Las Vegas Raiders). He became the highest-paid tight end ($51 million for 3 years) and was there till 2022, after which he was traded to the New York Giants. He announced his retirement from the NFL in June 2024 (aged 31 years), citing health concerns, as per ESPN.


He played college football at Georgia Tech as a wide receiver, redshirting his freshman season in order to extend his eligibility for the 2015 NFL draft.


Darren Waller Parents

Darren Williams was born to parents Dorian and Chalena Waller in Acworth Georgia. Although not much is known about his parents, it is well known that they played a pivotal role in helping Waller tackle his substance abuse, as per Style.


Darren Waller Social Media

Darren Waller is active on social media. He has an Instagram account with the handle @rackkwall and an X account with username @Rackkwall83.


How long have Kelsey Plum and Darren Waller been married?

Kelsey Plum and Darren Waller got married in March 2023. Although it is not well known when they started dating, they have at least known each other since 2021, according to People. Waller was traded to the New York Giants right after the couple’s honeymoon and they had to adjust to a long-distance relationship, as per Style.


The couple filed for joint divorce in April 2024, just one year after marriage. After the divorce, Waller released a song called “Who Knew (Her Perspective)”, which may be about Plum, as per Marca. Reasons for divorce are not clear yet as neither side has given a concrete statement, as of June 2024.


FAQ's On Kelsey Plum Husband

A. Kelsey Plum is an American. 

A. Darren Waller, former NFL player, is Kelsey Plum’s ex. 

A. Kelsey Plum played college basketball for 3 years. 

A. Darren Waller is the great-grandson of Fats Waller.

A. No, Kelsey Plum and Darren Williams filed for divorce in April 2024. 

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