Kyrie Andrew Irving is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association.
He was named the Rookie of the Year after being selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the first overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft.
Kyrie Irving Parents: Drederick Irving, Elizabeth Irving
Drederick Irving played collegiate basketball for Rick Pitino’s Boston University team with Shawn Teague.
He relocated to Australia to play professionally for the Bulleen Boomers in the SEABL after finishing his collegiate career.
The Irving family resided in the Melbourne suburb of Kew. He is a dual citizen of Australia and the United States. The family relocated to the US when Kyrie was two years old.
Elizabeth Irving was of Lakotan and African American origins. She passed away from sickness when Kyrie was four.
Drederick raised him with the help of Irving’s aunts. He married Shetellia Riley, who is Kyrie’s agent as of March 2022, in 2004.