Caitlin Clark

Basketball Player

Birthday January 22, 2002

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Des Moines, IA

Age 22 years old

#167 Most Popular

About

College basketball player and two-time Team USA gold medalist who averaged over 26.5 points per game as a freshman at the University of Iowa. She was awarded the 2021 Dawn Stanley Award for being the nation's top point guard. Her basketball fame has led her to amass more than 1.3 million followers on Instagram. 

Before Fame

She attended Dowling Catholic High School in West Des Moines, Iowa. While there, she was a two-time MaxPreps high school All-American, a Naismith All-American, and the winner of the Gatorade Iowa Girls' Basketball Player of the Year award. 

Trivia

Along with her impressive on-court accolades, she is also a member of the National Honors Society and the Presidential Honor Roll.  In 2021, she recorded back-to-back 30-point triple-doubles.  She signed a large endorsement deal with Gatorade in December of 2023.  She announced that she will be declaring for the WNBA draft in 2024. She also became the all-time top scorer in NCAA history that year.  She was drafted as the first overall pick by the Indiana Fever in the 2024 WNBA draft.

Family Life

She is the daughter of Brent Clark and Anne Nizzi-Clark. Eleven of her family members have played sports in college, including her dad, who played baseball and basketball at Simpson College, as well as her older brother Blake, who plays football at Iowa State University. She began dating Connor McCaffery in 2023.

Associated With

In August 2022, she threw out the opening pitch at a Chicago Cubs home game.