Who Is Stan Love? Father Of Kevin Love

by Manisha Fri Jun 09 2023 Updated On Mon Jun 19 2023
Who Is Stan Love? Father Of Kevin Love

Stan Love is the father of professional basketball player Kevin Love who plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association

Kevin's dad is a former basketball player. He played for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA and the San Antonio Spurs

He took retirement from basketball in 1975. He was raised in Baldwin Hills in West Los Angeles

Stan Love with his wife.
Stan Love with his wife. Source: Sports Lulu

He has five siblings. He also worked as a bodyguard and trainer in the late 1970s

Stan was also an assistant of Brian Wilson, a co-founder of the band Beach Boys

His wife is Karen Love, and they have three children together. Their children's names are Kevin, Emily Love, and Collin Love.

Children of Stan Love.
Children of Stan Love. Source: Instagram

Is Kevin Married?

Kevin is happily married to Kate Bock. His wife is a Canadian model and well-known socialite. They met each other back in 2016 in New York City

A photographer introduced them. They met at Saint Regis for their first date. 

They dated for six years, and after that, Kevin popped her a question in 2021

They tied the knot in 2022 in New York City before their families and close ones. 

Before getting married, they went to Saint Regis, where the couple had their first date to have coffee and relive that moment. 

They will be parents soon as Kate is expecting their first child together.

Kevin Love with his wife.
Kevin Love with his wife. Source: Instagram


Stan was born on 9 April 1949, and his current age is 74. His height is 6 feet 7 inches.

Net Worth

His son's Kevin net worth is estimated to be $150 million

Young Stan Love.
Young Stan Love. Source: Amino Apps

Kevin Once Had Suicidal Thoughts 

Kevin was at his lowest as he struggled with his mental health. He said he didn’t have the willpower to exist and wanted to lock himself in a dark room and never leave the room. 

He said he only came out of his room to eat and play basketball. 

He shared that his fans had a lot of expectations from him, which added up much to his depression, and he was exhausted. 

He added he didn’t know what he was dealing with outside the court. 

His mental health took a significant toll on him when he played for Timberwolves

Basketball was his safest place, but his injuries kept him from the court. He didn’t understand what he was going to do with his injury. 

He was living alone and not hanging around with his teammates, which heightened his social anxiety. 

His depression and anxiety became even worse. He said he did everything to harm his body. 

Eventually, he reached a point where he had suicidal thoughts. He thought of taking his own life, but he never attempted suicide. 

He said it was the scariest moment in his life, and it still crossed his mind. 

He shared that he has not fully recovered from that as it is excruciating, and he still looks back into old times. 

While opening up about his mental health in an interview in 2020, he admitted that he still thinks about committing suicide. 

Kevin Feels That He Is Not Successful Enough

Kevin had been struggling with mental health since 2012

He said that during the pandemic, he had a lot of thoughts about his past, and he tried to understand those. 

He shared that there were times he suffered and struggled a lot. He also felt like he was not worthy enough to be in that position. 

He added he felt like a fraud as he didn’t feel he had achieved enough in his career. 

He thought he was not worthy enough to deserve all those achievements and success. 

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