10 Things About Kris Humphries: The Man Who is Destined to Be Kim Kardashian's Baby Daddy


Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian

There is royal wedding happening this weekend. And in royal we mean the wedding of a princess of reality TV, the one and only Kim Kardashian.

On Saturday Kim will be getting hitched to basketball player Kris Humphries – the very tall hunk of a man who will someday probably be  her baby daddy.

But who is Kris Humphries? Where is he from, what sport did he excel at before basketball and how did he pop the question to Kim Kardashian? Find out here in our 10 things to know about Kris Humphries, the man who is marrying Kim Kardashian!

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    Born February 6th, 1985. This makes him 26. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Debra Humphries and William Humphries. His dad was a football player for the University of Minnesota.
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    He has two older sisters, so he is very much aware of the dichotomy of sisterhood (and you've got to understand that if you marry into the Kardashian family. )
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    Kris' first athletic success was in competitive swimming. He was the top ten-year-old in nation in six event but Michael Phelps yes that Michael Phelps out swam him. He still to this day holds the "the USS national record for the 50M freestyle for 10 and under boys." He gave up his swimming career for a future in basketball.
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    At Hopkins High School he led his basketball team to the Minnesota state championship for the first time in 49 years. He went to college at his dad's school, University of Minnesota. But left in his freshman year when pro basketball came calling.
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    He is one tall man he's 6ft 9in. Kim? She's just 5' 2.5"!
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    In 2004 he was drafted by the Utah Jazz and then went onto pay for the Toronto Raptors (2006-2009), the Dallas Mavericks (2009-2010), and the New Jersey Nets (2010-2011). He is now a free agent.
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    Charity work is important to Kris, he started the Kris Humphries Foundation which helps kids in need.
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    Fellow NBA star Jordan Farmar from the Nets introduced the couple to each other. ""They both fit each other. He is a good kid. He is from the country," he said "So he kind of slows it down, and she is fast paced and has a lot of stuff going on -- so they kind of balance each other out."
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    He proposed to Kim by spelling out "Will you marry me" in rose petals, he than got on one knee and presented her with a crazy big engagement ring that is 20.5 carats and supposedly cost about $2 million!
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    He has two small dogs, a Yorkshire terrier named Gizmo and a miniature pinscher named Brodi. Kim has a Boxer named Rocky so they already have three kids already!

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