Irving was born in Melbourne, Australia, on March 23, 1992;the son of Drederick Irving
Elizabeth Irving, American expatriates. He has an older sister Asia and a younger sister
Shawn Teague under coach Rick Pitino.After completing his college career
Irving's father moved to Australia to play professionally for the Bulleen Boomers
in the SEABL.The Irvings lived in the Melbourne suburb of Kew before relocating to
The United States when Kyrie was two years old.He holds dual American and Australian citizenship.
His mother, who was African American and Lakota,died of an illness when he was four
Drederick raised him along with the help of Irving's aunts.In 2004 Irving's father
Remarried to Shetellia Riley, who as of March 2022 is Kyrie Irving's agent.
Irving grew up in West Orange, New Jersey, where he frequently attended his
Father's adult-league games. His inspiration to play in the NBA came after playing at Continental
I promise.Due to his father's connection to Boston University Irving spent a lot of time
in Boston including at BU's basketball skills camp. Irving said that in fifth grade
He was offered a scholarship to Boston University by then-head coach Dennis Wolff
As a teenager Irving played for the Road Runners of the Amateur Athletic Union