- Date of Birth:
- January 1, 1955
- 6' 0"
Joe Odom (born in Queens, New York) is the father of former NBA star, Lamar Odom.
Best Known For:
Joe Odom is best known as the father of Lamar Odom.
Joe suffered from drug abuse, and lost his wife to colon cancer when their son Lamar was only 12 years old. In Oct. 2015, Lamar was found unconscious at a brothel in Pahrump, Nevada, after a weekend of binge-partying, and fought for his life at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas. Despite their strained relationship, Joe went to visit Lamar in the hospital.