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Who Is Zach LaVine's Wife? All About Hunter LaVine

Zach LaVine and his wife, Hunter LaVine, were high school sweethearts

<p>Timothy Hiatt/Getty </p> Zach Lavine and Hunter Mar attend the Haute Living, HYT and Geneva Seals honor Zach Lavine at The Virgin Hotel on February 13, 2020.

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Zach Lavine and Hunter Mar attend the Haute Living, HYT and Geneva Seals honor Zach Lavine at The Virgin Hotel on February 13, 2020.

Chicago Bulls player Zach LaVine’s basketball career is on the rise, but his wife, Hunter LaVine, has been with him since the beginning.

The pair grew up in Washington and have known each other since they were teenagers. Years after they met, Zach and Hunter married in October 2021. Shortly after they wed, the couple welcomed their first child, Saint Thomas, in August 2022.

Before the birth, the professional athlete opened up to PEOPLE about becoming a father.

“It's going to be a completely new experience for me," Zach said. "I think I'll be able to adjust, but ... knowing that it's going to be more about [the baby] and my wife, and obviously my job has its demands."

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Most recently, in March 2024, they welcomed their second son, Elijah, and both have shared about their expanding family on social media.

So who is Zach LaVine’s wife? Here is everything to know about Hunter LaVine and her relationship with the NBA star.

She was also an athlete

<p>Hunter LaVine Instagram</p> Zach LaVine and Hunter LaVine on the beach.

Hunter LaVine Instagram

Zach LaVine and Hunter LaVine on the beach.

After finishing high school in 2015, Hunter attended Seattle University.

While at the school, she played on the women’s soccer team as a midfielder. Hunter's Seattle University athletics bio shared that she was interested in pursuing a career in business.

She and Zach were high school sweethearts

<p>Zach LaVine Instagram</p> Zach LaVine and Hunter LaVine.

Zach LaVine Instagram

Zach LaVine and Hunter LaVine.

Zach and Hunter have known each other since they were teenagers, meeting for the first time while attending nearby high schools in Washington state.

According to her athletics bio page, Hunter was a homecoming princess and a National Honor Society member in high school.

She and Zach got engaged in 2020

<p>Zach LaVine Instagram</p> Zach LaVine proposes to Hunter LaVine.

Zach LaVine Instagram

Zach LaVine proposes to Hunter LaVine.

After many years of dating, Zach proposed to Hunter in April 2020 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fellow basketball player and close friend of the couple, Sekou Wiggs, posted a video on Instagram of the proposal, which showed Zach pretending to pose for a photo with the pair’s dog before surprising Hunter by getting down on one knee.

After the proposal, Zach posted about the engagement on his own Instagram, where he shared photos of the special moment and a close-up of Hunter's ring.

“My everything❤️ I love you with all of me. It’s been a long time coming, been together since I was 17 !!! My first love and my FOREVER love,” he wrote.

They married in 2021

<p>Hunter Lavine Instagram</p> Zach Lavine and Hunter Lavine.

Hunter Lavine Instagram

Zach Lavine and Hunter Lavine.

Zach and Hunter tied the knot on Oct. 7, 2021, but have not shared many details of their nuptials.

A year later, the athlete dedicated a tribute to Hunter on Instagram.

"Happy Anniversary to my Beautiful wife," he captioned it. "1 year down Forever to go. Love you my Queen."

She shares two sons with Zach

<p>Quinn Harris/Getty</p> Zach LaVine with his wife, Hunter LaVine, and their son, Saint, pose for a photo after the game against the Detroit Pistons at United Center on April 09, 2023.

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Zach LaVine with his wife, Hunter LaVine, and their son, Saint, pose for a photo after the game against the Detroit Pistons at United Center on April 09, 2023.

In July 2022, Zach and Hunter announced via Instagram that they were expecting their first baby together. “Baby Lavine loading! ... Can’t wait to meet you, our little love,” the pair wrote on a joint post.

During Hunter’s pregnancy, Zach said he was focused on her despite being a busy athlete. At the time, he told PEOPLE he was "learning as much as" he could about parenthood.

"Happy wife, happy life," Zach said, adding that during the basketball season, he looked forward to "being able to come home after good, bad, average games, whatever it may be, just to come home and be dad."

On Aug. 21, 2022, the couple’s son, Saint Thomas LaVine, was born. "Best feeling I've had is now being a Father," Zach wrote in an Instagram caption alongside a carousel of photos announcing the baby’s birth.

Less than two years later, Zach and Hunter welcomed their second son, Elijah LaVine, on March 10, 2024. They shared the news in a collaborative post on Instagram, which showed Saint cuddling his new brother.

She shares about her family on Instagram

<p>Hunter LaVine Instagram</p> Zach LaVine's wife Hunter LaVine poses for a picture.

Hunter LaVine Instagram

Zach LaVine's wife Hunter LaVine poses for a picture.

Hunter is active on social media, with over 90,000 followers on Instagram.

She shares glimpses into her daily life as a mother, wife and model on her profile. She also posts about supporting her husband courtside and at his basketball events.

In November 2022, Hunter shared a video on Instagram of her and Saint spending time with Zach on the court before a game. "surprised daddy 🥹," she wrote in the caption.

She’s her husband’s biggest fan

<p>Jerritt Clark/Getty</p> Zach LaVine and girlfriend Hunter Mar attend the Adidas Basketball Black Tie Party.

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Zach LaVine and girlfriend Hunter Mar attend the Adidas Basketball Black Tie Party.

After many years of supporting her husband’s NBA career, Hunter continues to be Zach's biggest fan.

When he achieved All-Star status in the league for the first time in 2021, Hunter posted a congratulatory message on social media recognizing the achievement.

“1ST TIME ALL STAR! 🌟🌟🌟Wow, what an amazing accomplishment. There is no one more deserving of this experience. You have already been so special this season and we’re not even half way through! Proud of you baby,” she captioned the post.

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