There are people who didn’t achieve mainstream fame on their own yet they are in the limelight courtesy of their spouse’s popularity. The age-defying Kayla Wallace perfectly fits this category of celebs as she shares the spotlight with her basketball player husband, Isaiah Thomas who is renowned as a former point guard for both Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics and currently, is a free agent.
Kayla who has worked as a schoolteacher stole the spotlight when her celebrity husband took to Instagram to flaunt their wedding photos. Earlier, she met her husband during her formative years and the duo went on to build a family that they so much desired. Despite being married, the certified teacher still has a special place in her heart for her immediate family.
Tacoma Native, Kayla Wallace Shares a Special Bond With Her Military Dad
Originally from Tacoma, Washington, Kayla Wallace was born on November 26th, 1987. She is the daughter of an army veteran, Theodore William Wallace whom she refers to as her hero. Kayla once took to social media to display profound devotion to her dad by wishing him Happy Veterans Day. On the other hand, her mum’s profession is not known but she has been identified as Deborah Anna Wallace.
She is Afro-American by ethnicity and was raised by her parents alongside one sister whose identity has never been revealed. There is a dearth of information on her formative years and early education which may be due to the fact that she is yet to achieve mainstream fame.
She Worked As a School Teacher Upon Graduation From College
Kayla proceeded to Central Washington University after her years in high school, and graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education, majoring in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education. Hence, prompting her choice of career as a school teacher. Following her graduation from the university, Isaiah Thomas’s spouse became a certified teacher and kicked off her teaching profession by becoming a second-grade school teacher in a yet to be disclosed elementary school.
However, it seems that she is no longer in the teaching profession at the moment. Regarding her current endeavor, there is a paucity of information on what she is doing apart from looking after her kids. With her former profession as a certified school teacher, expectations are that Kayla Wallace will come in as the prim and proper kind who loves to favor modest dressing, but the reverse seems to be the case with Kayla as she has a very good sense of fashion and is not averse to flaunting it on social media with the beauty shots she constantly uploads on Instagram.
Judging by her recent social media uploads which mostly depict her hourglass figure, it wouldn’t be surprising to see Isaiah Thomas’ beauteous wife on the cover of magazines or the runway in the nearest future. No doubt, if Kayla Wallace decides to venture into modeling in the coming years, she would excel in it as she obviously has the attributes of a model. Her best feature is her age-defying looks which blend well with her black hair which she loves to wear long. Despite birthing two children, she still maintains a perfect hourglass body build.
How Much Is She Worth?
Kayla Wallace’s net worth has never attracted media attention since her known means of income was teaching; however, she is enjoying the perks of being the wife of a professional basketball player whose net worth was last listed at $16 million with his annual income estimated at $6.26 million.
Isaiah’s wife is currently enjoying a luxurious life with her spouse; they are the proud owners of a landed property which is valued at $1.4 million. They own a Bentley Flying Spur in black color valued at $200,000.
Kayla Got Acquainted With Her Husband During Her High School Days
An insight into her relationship history shows that love blossomed for Kayla Wallace early in life when she hooked up with the love of her life, Isaiah Thomas during her days as a high school student. They attended the same Curtis Senior High School, situated in University Place, Washington. Life seemed to be moving on oiled wheels for the certified school teacher as they became officially engaged in 2014 following a longterm relationship.
A couple of years later, on August 20th, 2016, Kayla Wallace tied the connubial knot with Isaiah. According to Essence Magazine, Wallace and Thomas’ first dance was Sade’s “By Your Side”. Their wedding ceremony which took place at the Experience Music Project Museum in Seattle was well attended by both family and friends – of more importance are her spouse’s teammates both past and present who came in their numbers to grace the occasion.
The former Celtics point guard never misses an opportunity to brag about his wife, he wasted no time in flaunting their wedding photos on the internet through his Instagram account.
Kayla And Isaiah Were Already Parents Before Their Nuptials
Before they said “I do”, Isaiah Thomas and Kayle Wallace were already parents. The hunk sportsman shares a son named James with his ex-girlfriend from his previous relationship. Kayla gave birth to Isaiah’s second son, Jaiden Thomas on January 29th, 2012. Both boys were present at their parent’s wedding. Few years after their celebrity-studded wedding, the couple welcomed their daughter, Journey Thomas on October 10th, 2018.
The love birds look quite happy and beautiful as a couple and are always spotted in public attending functions together. They are often seen at boxing contexts and basically everywhere and they never seem to get tired of flaunting each other’s photos on the internet. Atypical of the sports star, he took to his Instagram to wish Kayla happy Val on Valentine’s Day of 2018.
What Is Her Husband Famous For?
Kayla Wallace’s husband, Isaiah Thomas is a renowned American professional basketball player who is a free agent at the moment. He forwent his final college year to be drafted into the 2011 NBA draft which led him to be selected in the second round of the draft as the 60th pick of the Sacramento Kings. So far, he has represented several NBA franchises including Phoenix Suns, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Denver Nuggets.
Prior to becoming a free agent, the 5 feet 9 inches basketballer signed on the dotted line with the Washington Wizards on July 10th, 2019. He was signed by the Los Angeles Clippers on the trade deadline day, February 6th, 2020 but was released after two days. His career highlights include being a two-time Pac-10 Tournament MVP, two-time NBA All-Star, All-NBA Second Team, and NBA All-Rookie Second Team.
Asides from being a basketball player, Kayla Wallace’s husband is also an actor who has featured in a few films, video games, and TV series such as NBA 2K18 (2017), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2017), and The Equalizer 2 Promo (2018).