Who Is Jamal Murray Girlfriend Harper Hempel? Facts to Know + Sex Tape Controversy

Jamal Murray has always been the headliner as a key player for the Denver Nuggets. Murry is very outspoken when it comes to his sports life, but he is reserved about his personal life. But he has failed to keep his personal life secret from the media and news. Murray’s love life came to the highlight when his sex tape with his girlfriend Harper Hempel got viral in 2020.

That was a sad incident for Murray and Hempel. And after that incident, the whole internet got busy to know about ‘Jamal Murray Girlfriend’ who was almost unknown to all before that viral video.

That being said, we have put all the information about the 24-year-old Denver start’s girlfriend and their live life. Let’s get to know the details about Murray’s longtime girlfriend, Harper Hempel.

Jamal Murray girlfriend: Harper Hempel

Jamal Murray Girlfriend Harper Hempel Kentucky Volleyball
Jamal Murray’s Girlfriend Harper Hempel at Kentucky Wildcats. Credit: University of Kentucky website

University of Kentucky graduate Harper Hempel is a businesswoman from Kentucky. She runs her own small business named Harper Hempel Photography. Besides, she is also a digital marketing consultant. Hempel was also known as one of the star volleyball players during her college and high school days. However, she did not continue her sports career and choose to become a businesswoman. 

Jamal Murray girlfriend: Harper Hempel stats at a glance

Full Name Harper Hempel
Nickname Harper
Known as  Jamal Murray’s girlfriend
Profession Businesswoman, Social Media Consultant
Date or Birth  August 31, 1996
Age 24 Years old
Birth Place Union, Kentucky 
Nationality American
Ethnicity White Caucasian 
Gender  Female
Religion Christian
Sexual Orientation Straight
Zodiac Sign  Virgo
Height 5 feet 8 inch or 177 cm or 1.77 meters 
Weight 59 Kg or 130 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Shoe Size 6 (US)
Father Richard Hempel
Mother Conner Hempel
Siblings  1 Brother
Brother Conner Hempel
Marital Status Unmarried
Boyfriend Jamal Murray
Kids None
Education College Graduate from University of Kentucky
Favorite Celebrities Tom Holland, Scarlett Johansson
Favorite Color  Black

Jamal Murray girlfriend: Harper Hempel’s body stats

Jamal Murray' Girlfriend Harper Hempel in bikini
Jamal Murray’ Girlfriend Harper Hempel on a vacation. Credit: Harper Hempel’s instagram

Harper used to play volleyball in her high school college. So, she was health-conscious from her teenage, and she has an athletic build. She stands at 5 feet 8 inches, and her body measurement is 34-28-40, breast, waist, and hips accordingly. Harper wears a 34D size bra. With an excellent healthy diet and regular gym attendance, she has been maintaining her athletic figure.

Harper Hempel’s early life, family and education


Hempel was born on August 31, 1996, at Union, Kentucky and grew up there. Hempel doesn’t share much information about her childhood life. Harper’s father, Richard Hempel, is a co-founder of eCoach, which is an online platform to provide coaching services to people who are eager to learn a particular sport. His company basically provides expert coaches, video tutorials to sports enthusiasts. However, no information has been found about Harper’s mother.

Further, she has one sibling, Conner Hempel, who attended Harvard University and played for the college football team as a Quarterback. He is currently working as Key Account Management at Wheels Up. Conner engaged to New York fashion enthusiast Olivia Rink.

So far, we came to know that Murray’s girlfriend completed her high school at Ryle High School in Lexington, Kentucky. After that, the beautiful young lady joined Gotten school of business at the University of Kentucky to pursue an undergrad in marketing and digital media. While she was in her sophomore year joined the college volleyball team. 

Harper Hempel’s meeting with Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray with his Girlfriend Harper Hempel
Jamal Murray with his Girlfriend Harper Hempel

Although there is not much information available on the couple’s college-era romance, Harper met Murray in college. Murray attended the University of Kentucky, where he played with the college basketball team. Wildcat’s Harper has an interest in basketball as her father is related to basketball coaching. So, there is a reasonable reason for her to fall for a young basketball player.

Furthermore, Hempel and Murray started dating when he was still playing for the college team in 2015, and Hempel was in her sophomore year. However, they could not get enough time to spend some romantic time as Murray got drafted for the Denver Nuggets in the 2016 NBA Draft. The progressive young basketball player left Kentucky while Harper continued studying. 

Although the two love birds were far away from each other, they continued a long-distance relationship.

Are Harper Hampel and Jamal Murray still together?

Despite spending some time apart due to Harper’s study, the couple is still together. However, they have reunited after Harper completed her studies in 2017. But the couple again had to face some time apart due to the COVID-19 restriction last year. As a result, Murray could not stay at her girlfriend’s 24th birthday on August 31, 2020. 

Jamal Murray girlfriend: sex tape controversies

Jamal Murray Leaked Sex tape with Harper Hempel

Murray and Harper faced an odd situation on March 22, 2020. Murray’s Instagram got hacked, and the hacker uploaded a sex tape of him and his girlfriend. Eventually, the video got numerous negative attention towards the couple. 

However, Jamal deleted the video promptly; by that time, the video was viewed by 480,000 followers. After that, the video generated a lot of controversy on different social media platforms. But the hacker uploaded some random stories on Murry’s Insta. Further, the Nuggets’ point guard apologized to his fans. By the time Murry deleted the video, it was downloaded by many people, and later the video was circulated all over the internet. 

After the incident, Harper took to Twitter to plead the people to delete the video if they have it. Next, the couple deactivated their social media accounts for a while because the video and the gossip on social media were hampering their reputation.

Social media break of Jamal Murray Girlfriend

The unwanted video scandal forced Harper to take a break from social media, and she deactivated all her accounts. Besides, she had more than ten thousand of followers on Instagram during that incident, and she didn’t want to get all the negative attention. 

She activated the account after a long time and back to her normal social media days. Furthermore, she made her Twitter account private following the incident.

Jamal Murray girlfriend: Harper Hempel’s career and profession

Let’s take a look at Harper’s eventful career, which started in 2010. After that, she has been glowing in as a volleyball player and a marketing professional. She was a starter for four consecutive years in her high school volleyball team. During her high school volleyball career, the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association (KVCA) named her an All-State player three times. 

Harper Hempel played for the women’s volleyball team from 2015 to 2017 for University of Kentucky
Harper Hempel played for the women’s volleyball team from 2015 to 2017 for University of Kentucky. Credit: University of Kentucky Website

Harper started her college volleyball with the Kentucky Wildcats of the University of Kentucky in her sophomore year in 2015. Initially, she played as a defensive specialist and setter. Further, she played 13 games in her sophomore season and ended the season with a kill, 20 digs, an ace, and three assists. She completed her season-high with five digs against Wichita State and Illinois.

Jamal Murray Wife
credit: Herper’s Instagram

After completing the Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Digital Media, Hempel joined Fact & Fiction as a Social Media Community Manager. And with the job at Fact & Fiction, Harper stepped into her dream job. At her job, the 24-year-old young marketing professional deals with famous companies like Halo Top Ice Cream and Voodoo Ranger. Apart from working as a special media manager, Harper owns a photography business named Harper Hempel Photography. 

Harper Hempel on social media

Harper is moderately active on social media and posts something once or twice a week. She has 77.7k followers on her Instagram account. She also uses Facebook. Harper did not open the Twitter account after her account got deactivated due to the video scandal. Use any other social media platform. Hempel usually shares her personal photos, moments with friends, and travel photos.

Some unknown facts about Jamal Murry girlfriend

Harper loves collecting shoes, and she has a huge collection of shoes. She posts pictures of her shoes in Instagram stories from time to time. Besides, Hempel’s insta has pictures from her travel, which resembles that she loves travelling.

Jamal Murray girlfriend: Harper Hempel net worth

The former volleyball player earns around  $65,000 per year as a social media manager. Besides, she also makes around $40,000 from her photography business. Considering her earnings from volleyball, Harper’s estimated net worth is $1-$5 million. Though she will be just 25 in 2021, Harper has great prospects in the future.

Jamal Murry’s career at a glance

The Denver Nuggets picked him as the seventh overall pick in the 2016 NBA. Despite playing 82 games in his first NBA season, Murray could not do well. But he improved as he played more. This season Murry has been incredible. He played 48 games so far and averaged 21.2 points with four rebounds and 4.8 assists. Jamal Muray has been leading the Nuggets and secured third place in the points table.


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