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Kelsey Plum Age, Parents Katie & Jim Plum Were Athletes

By Kushal Katuwal | September 22, 2022 04:50 PM

Kelsey Plum #10 of the Las Vegas Aces poses for a photo with the trophy after Game 4 of the 2022 WNBA Finals on September 18, 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut ( Source : Gettyimages )

Basketball player Kelsey Plum, age 28, was born to parents Katie and Jim Plum. She plays for Las Vegas Aces in WNBA.

She won the WNBA championship in 2022, defeating Connecticut Sun 78-71 in-game. Kelsey was called for her first ll-WNBA First Team and was honored as MVP at her first WNBA All-Star Game.

Plum attended and played college football at the University of Washington. She broke the NCAA Division I women's basketball all-time scoring record with 3,397 points making 19 of the 28 shots.

The player set a new NCCA record for most points in a single season with 1,080 points. Kesley was picked out of UW with the overall pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft by the San Antonio Stars. 

Kelsey Plum Quick Facts

NameKelsey Plum
Date of BirthAugust 24, 1994
BirthplacePoway, California, U.S.
FatherJim Plum
MotherKatie Plum
SiblingsKaitlyn, Lauren and Daniel Plum

Who Are Kelsey Plum Parents?

Kelsey Plum was born August 24, 1994, in Poway, California U.S to supporting and loving parents Jim Plum and Katie Plum.

His father, Jim Plum was an expert in two different sports. He was selected as an All-American while competing at the collegiate and secondary school levels in La Mesa, California.

He later played on the National Collegiate Athletic Association(NCAA) baseball and played football games for San Diego State Aztecs football team in American football.

Kelsey Plum #10 of the Las Vegas Aces looks on prior to game four of the 2022 WNBA Finals against the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena on September 18, 2022 in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Kelsey Plum #10 of the Las Vegas Aces looks on prior to game four of the 2022 WNBA Finals against the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena on September 18, 2022 in Uncasville, Connecticut. ( Source : gettyimages )

Kelsey's mother, Katie Plum played collegiate volleyball at the University of North Carolina. She was a good athlete who mastered passing, setting, spiking, blocking, digging, and serving.

The Los Vagas Aces player was hugely inspired by her parents and their successive career. As a result, she started working hard and got picked in the 2017 WNBA draft by San Antonio Stars. 

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Kelsey Plum Age And Height Revealed

Kelsey Plum turns 28 in 2022. The Los Vegas Aces star player stands tall with a height of 5'8" (1.73 m)and weighs 145 lb (66 kg).

At 22, she completed her high school education at La Jolla Country Day School in San Diego. Later, Kelsey attended the University of Washington, where she participated in college basketball.

Plum scored career-high 57 points at the age of 23, making 19 of the 28 shots she attempted. She smashed the NCAA Division I women's basketball all-time scoring record with 3,397 points.

 Kelsey Plum #10 of the Las Vegas Aces celebrates in the first half against the Connecticut Sun during game four of the 2022 WNBA Finals at Mohegan Sun Arena on September 18, 2022 in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Kelsey Plum #10 of the Las Vegas Aces celebrates in the first half against the Connecticut Sun during game four of the 2022 WNBA Finals at Mohegan Sun Arena on September 18, 2022 in Uncasville, Connecticut. ( Source : gettyimages )

Kelsey broke the NCAA single-season scoring record with 1080 points. The San Antonio Stars picked her in the 2017 WNBA Draft and named the WNBA Sixth Player of the Year award. 

She was only 24 when she joined Fenerbahçe during the 2017–18 offseason. Plum helped the Fenerbahce basketball team win the Turkish Super League championship in her first year.

Kelsey managed to win the Turkish Cup and the Turkish League championship during her second season. She signed a six-month contract with Galatasaray on January 15, 2022.

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Who Are Kelsey Plum Sisters?

Kelsey Plum grew up with her two sisters, Lauren Plum and Kaitlyn Plum. The two sisters play volleyball professionally, carrying the legacy of their mother.

1. Lauren Plum

Kelsey Plum's younger sister Lauren competes for the College of Oregon and the USA Volleyball Junior National Team. She started her career with her college volleyball team Oregon Dukes in 2010.

Four years later, She joined  ASPTT Mulhouse, where she played as a setter for the 2014-2015 season. Lauren made her debut with the Capitalinas de San Juan volleyball squad in 2016.

She signed a two-year contract to play with Rote Raben Vilsbiburg from 2016 to 2017. Plum played for various teams like Vandoeuvre Nancy Volleyball and VfB Suhl Lotto Thuringen (France).

Photo: American volleyball player, Lauren Plum is single and focus on her career.
Photo: American volleyball player, Lauren Plum is single and focus on her career. ( Source : marriedceleb )

2. Kaitlyn Plum

Kelsey's other sister, Kaitlyn, is a former volleyball player from the University of California, Davis. She played a total of 120 matches of volleyball in her career, making 25 turnovers and 38 assists.

Kaitlyn began her career as an operation manager for the executive firm Sequoia Associates in April 2013. Later, she worked as a project coordinator at KDC Construction starting in June 2015

Plum developed project budgets for direct, indirect, and other expenditures depending on the job. Kaitlyn is now working as a senior project manager at XL Construction since November 2019.

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Who Is Kelsey Plum Brother?

Daniel Plum is the brother of Kelsey Plum. Dan Plum is a paramedic firefighter. He is employed in Oceanside, California. Dan earned a human development degree from UC Davis.

Plum was passionate about working with people in an emergency response environment and making efforts to bring change in people's lives on the day-to-day basics.

He used to be a student-athlete while studying at UC Davis. Daniel was also a member of the UC Davis football squad. He has also mentioned painters on his Linkedin profile.

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Some FAQs

When Did Kelsey Plum Born?

Kelsey Plum was born on Poway, California.

What Are The Name of Kelsey Plum Siblings?

Kelsey Plum siblings include Lauren, Kaitlyn and Daniel Plum




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