Caitlin Clark Biography
Caitlin Clark is an American college basketball who is currently playing as point guard for the Iowa Hawkeyes of the Big Ten Conference. Most notably, at Dowling Catholic High School in West Des Moines, Iowa, she was named a McDonald’s All-American. She was also ranked fourth in her class by ESPN.
In her first season at Iowa, she led the NCAA Division I in scoring, three-printers, and total assists. Clark was named a second-team All-American; won the Dawn Staley Award. As a sophomore, she was named Big Ten Player of the Year. She was also chosen as a first-team All-American by all major selectors in women’s basketball.
In addition, she has won three gold medals representing the United States at the youth international level. Clark was named Most Valuable Player of the 2021 FIBA Under-19 Women’s Basketball World Cup.
Born in Des Moines, and raised in West Des Moines, Clark started playing basketball at age five and was the only girl on a boy’s youth team. She also played softball, volleyball, soccer, and tennis as a child before focusing on basketball. In sixth grade, she joined the All Iowa Attack, and Amature Athletic Union basketball program based in Ames, Iowa.
She drew inspiration from Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx, the closest WNBA team to her hometown, and traveled with her father for three and a half hours to see the games. Clark also looked up to her cousins, Haley and Audrey Faber, who played for Dowling Catholic High School.
On November 25, 2020, she made her collegiate debut for Iowa, recording 27 points in a 96-81 win over Northern Iowa. She set the Iowa freshman record with 26.6 points per game and recorded the fourth-highest points per game in a single season in Iowa history.
At the end of the regular season, she was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year and unanimous First Team All-Big Ten. She shared two major NCAA Division I freshman of the year awards with Paige Bueckers of Uconn. Recently she reached the 1000-point mark in Iwa’s first game of calender 2022 and the 40th of her career making her the fastest Big Ten women’s player to reach the milestone.
Caitlin Clark Age
How old is Clark? Clark is 20 years old as of 2022. She was born on January 22, 2002, in Des Moines, Iowa, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on January 22 and her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Caitlin Clark Height
Clark stands at an average height of 6 feet and weighs 70 kg equivalent to 155 lbs. However, her other body measurements are currently under review and will be updated.
Caitlin Clark Parents | Brothers
Clark is the proud daughter of Brent Clark (father) and Anne Nizzi-Clark (mother). Her father played basketball and baseball at Simpson College. Clark has two brothers, an older brother, Blake, and a younger brother, Colin. Blake is now a college football player at Iowa State.
Caitlin Clark Boyfriend
Clark has kept her personal life away from the public eye and for this, not much is known about her relationship status. We are keeping close tabs on this section and will update it as soon as the information is available.
Caitlin Clark’s Net Worth
Clark has an estimated net worth of $3 Million. Her main source of income is her career as a basketball player.