Randy Wilkens the first son of Lenny Wilkens also known as Leonard Rando Wilkens. Lenny Wilkens is a former National Basketball Association player and coach from the United States. He was elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame three times: first as a player in 1989, then as a coach in 1998, and finally in 2010 as a member of the 1992 United States Olympic “Dream Team,” for which he was an assistant coach.
Randy Wilkens: Bio Summary
|Full name||Randy Wilkens|
|Date of birth||Unknown|
|Place of birth||unknown|
|Famous as||The child of Lenny Wilkens|
|Parent||Lenny Wilkens and Marilyn Reed|
|Aunts||Mary Wilkens, Connie Wilkens|
|Siblings||Leesha and Jamee|
|Children||Allisandra Wilkens and Isabella Wilkens.|
Who is Randy Wilkens?
Randy Wilkens was born to Lenny Wilkens and Marilyn Reed. He is the first son of his parent. His birthdate and place of birth are unknown because he withheld his personal information from the media. Randy rose to prominence as the son of the legendary Lenny Wilkens, a former National Basketball Association player and coach. Randy grew up with his two siblings, Leesha and Jamee Wilkens.
What does Randy Wilkens do?
His father Lenny Wilkens has founded the Lenny Wilkens Foundation for Children. Randy works with the family foundation. He currently serves as the foundation’s vice president. Furthermore, the foundation has developed at an exponential rate since its inception.
The foundation’s major goal is to support children’s health care, and based on the quantity of funding they receive, they must be making a significant difference.
Who is Lenny Wilkens?
Lenny Wilkens also known as Leonard Randolph Wilkens was born on October 28, 1937. He grew up in the Bedford–Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. His father was of African-American descent, and his mother was of Irish descent.
The St. Louis Hawks selected Wilkens sixth overall in the 1960 NBA draft. He began his career with the St. Louis Hawks, who lost in the NBA finals to the Boston Celtics in his debut season.
Wilkens was named to the NBA 50th Anniversary Team in 1996, and the NBA 75th Anniversary Team in 2021. In addition, he was named to the list of the 15 Greatest Coaches in NBA History in 2022, making him the only person to be named to both the NBA 75th season celebration list as a player and as a coach. He was also inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.
Wilkens appeared in 13 NBA All-Star Games as a player (nine times) and as a head coach (four times), was the 1993 NBA Coach of the Year, won the 1979 NBA championship as the head coach of the Seattle SuperSonics, and won an Olympic gold medal as the head coach of the 1996 United States men’s basketball team.
Wilkens set the record for most regular season coaching wins in NBA history during the 1994-95 season, which he maintained until his retirement with 1,332 victories. He retired from playing in 1975 and coached the Trail Blazers for one more season.
What does Randy’s wife Mercedes do?
Randy Wilkens’ wife Mercedes is an Emmy Award-winning journalist. She is currently employed at Mopdog Creative and Strategy as an account manager.
Randy’s Children: Meet his three kids
Randy Wilkens is a married man. Randy and Mercedes Vaca-Wilkens got married and they had three children together; Allisandra Wilkens, Isabella Wilkens, and Leo Wilkens.
The couple gave birth to two daughters named Allisandra Wilkens, and Isabella Wilkens and one son Leo Wilkens.
Meet Randy’s Parents: Lenny Wilkens and Marilyn Reed
Lenny Wilkens is married to Marilyn Reed and they have a happy marriage. Since 1962, Lenny Wilkens has been married to Marilyn Reed, with whom he has three children: Leesha, Randy, and Jamee. Lenny Wilkens has seven grandchildren, six girls and a boy.
Marilyn and Lenny have both been secretive about their personal lives. As a result, it’s unknown when and where they met before they married.
Does Randy Wilkens have siblings?
Yes, Randy Wilkens was not the only child of his parent. He has two other siblings: Leesha Wilkens and Jamee Wilkens.
Randy Wilkens’s estimated net worth is unknown. However, his father Lenny Wilkens has an estimated net worth of $30 Million as of 2023.