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Londa Butler 

Londa Butler is an American celebrity mother. Moreover, Londa Butler is best known as the mother of  American professional basketball player Jimmy Butler. Jimmy is a professional basketball player who is currently playing for the Miami Heat in the NBA.

Early life

Londa Butler was born on the 10th March of 1958, in Texas, the United States of America. According to her date of birth, she is 65 years old and holds an American nationality. Moreover, she has a zodiac sign of Pisces and belongs to a mixed ethnicity of African-American descent.

She follows Christianity by religion. Besides that, there is no other detailed news regarding her parents, siblings, and early childhood life. Looking at her lifestyle, we can assume that, she was well raised as a child by her parents.

Talking about her academic career, she studied at Lone Star College, Tomball. Other than this, there is no further information on whether she has completed her graduation or not. We can expect that this old woman might have completed her graduation from a well-known university in America.

Professional career

Londa Butler

Caption: Londa Butler posing for a photo (Source: Facebook)

Regarding her professional career, Londa Butler works as a private sitter. Moreover, she also has worked as a receptionist in the past. In addition, she rose to fame as the mother of a professional basketball player, Jimmy Butler.

Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler started his basketball career in his college time. He accepted an athletic scholarship to attend Marquette University, where, as a sophomore in the 2008–09 season, he averaged 5.6 points and 3.9 rebounds per game and recorded a free-throw percentage of 76.8%.

As a junior in 2009-10, he stepped into the starting lineup and averaged 14.7 points and 6.4 rebounds per game, earning All-Big East Honorable Mention. He averaged 15.7 points per game as a senior in 2010-11, earning All-Big East Honorable Mention for the second year in a row.

More about her son’s career

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Caption: Jimmy Butler Basketball player (Source: Rappler)

After graduating from college, he was selected as the 30th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls. He signed his rookie contract with the Bulls on December 9, 2011. That season saw the fourth and most recent NBA lockout in the league’s history. It began on July 1, 2011, lasted 161 days, and pushed the start of the 2011-12 season from November 1 to December 25.

He appeared in 42 games for the Bulls in his rookie season, averaging 2.6 points per game. Moreover, he participated in three postseason games with the Bulls but did not score a single point. He was on the Bulls’ NBA Summer League roster the following season. In his four games, he averaged 20.8 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 2.0 assists. His contract was then extended until the 2013-14 season.

However, he was not used much until one of his teammates, Luol Deng was injured. Luol was forced to sit out, and Jimmy was picked to take his place. He had played 82 games at the end of the season, averaging 8.6 points per game. The Bulls made the playoffs in 2013-14 as well. He played in 12 postseason games, starting all of them.

He averaged 13.3 points per game in the playoffs, which was more than in the regular season.  His rookie-scale contract was extended for another year on October 30, 2013. He set a new Bulls record by remaining on the field for 60 minutes in a game against the Orlando Magic.

Injury and renew the contract with the Bulls

He took center stage in the Bulls’ offense during the 2014-15 season. He scored 32 points against the Nuggets and 35 points against the Knicks. On April 20, he set a playoff career-best for the second time in a row with 31 points in the Bulls’ 91-82 victory against the Milwaukee Bucks. On April 25, he set another postseason career-high with 33 points against the Bucks.

In the semi-finals, the Bulls were defeated by the Cleveland Cavaliers. He accepted a five-year, $95 million contract from the Bulls on July 9, 2015. The deal also included a fifth-year player option for him. On February 5, 2016, he suffered a left knee injury during a game against the Denver Nuggets. As a result, he was sidelined for nearly four weeks and missed the 2016 NBA All-Star Game.

On March 14, he made his comeback against the Toronto Raptors. He had a triple-double with 10 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists in the Bulls’ last game of the season on April 13 against the Philadelphia 76ers. He was outstanding in his final season with the Bulls. On October 27, 2016, he scored a team-high 24 points to help the Bulls win their season-opening against the Boston Celtics. He set a season-best with 40 points against the Los Angeles Lakers on November 20.  At the end of the season, he had played in 76 regular-season games, averaging 23.9 points per game, and six playoff games, averaging 22.7 points per game.

Moreover, he joined the Heat. He made the NBA Finals in his first season with the franchise. This player topped the league in steals in 2021. The Heat reportedly signed him to a four-year, $184 million contract extension on August 7, 2021.

Awards

However, Londa has not received any awards or honors in her career. Moreover, her son as a professional basketball player has won some of them. Jimmy has won 6× NBA All-Star (2015–2018, 2020, 2022), 4× All-NBA Third Team (2017, 2018, 2020, 2021), and 5× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2014–2016, 2018, 2021). Moreover, he earns the NBA’s Most Improved Player (2015) and NBA steals leader (2021).

Londa Butler – Net worth 2024

Regarding her net worth, Londa’s net worth is estimated at around $100,000 to $500,000. On the other side, her son Jimmy has a net worth of $60 million which he earns from his basketball career.

Relation Status

Regarding her relationship status, she was a married woman. However, there is no information regarding her husband and their marriage date. In addition, her husband abandoned her and her children.

Moreover, she has two sons whose names are Jimmy Butler and Jordan Leslie. Her son, Jimmy is a professional basketball player whereas Jordan played football at the University of Texas, El Paso.

Londa Butler – Body measurements

Londa is 5 feet 6 inches tall and her weight is unknown. Moreover, she has black hair with dark brown eyes and there is no other information regarding her other body stats.

Social media

On her Facebook page, there are 106 friends. Other than that, she is not active on Instagram and Twitter.