Facts of Charles Barkley
|Full Name:||Charles Barkley|
|Age:||56 years 2 months|
|Birth Date:||February 20, 1963|
|Birth Place:||Leeds, Alabama|
|Father's Name:||Frank Barkley|
|Mother's Name:||Charcey Glenn|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Maureen Blumhardt|
|Siblings:||John Glenn Barkley and Darryl Barkley|
|Profession:||Professional Basketball Player|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 6 inches (1.98m)|
|Net Worth:||$40 million|
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The former American professional basketball player, Charles Barkley is known for playing for different teams in the NBA. He is also an analyst on the TV program Inside the NBA currently. Besides, he is an author as he published I May Be Wrong but I Doubt It book.
- 1 Charles Barkley Age, Parents, Siblings, and Childhood
- 2 Charles Barkley Education, School/College, University
- 3 Charles Barkley Career and Professional Life
- 4 Charles Barkley Awards and Nominations
- 5 Charles Barkley Salary, Income, and Net Worth
- 6 Charles Barkley Rumors and Controversy/Scandals
- 7 Charles Barkley Wife, Daughter, and Relationship Status(married)
- 8 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, and Body Size
- 9 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube
Charles Barkley Age, Parents, Siblings, and Childhood
Charles Barkley was born on 20th February 1963 in Leeds, Alabama. He is the son of Charcey Glenn and Frank Barkley. Similarly, he has two brothers John Gleen Barkley and Darryl Barkley. He has American nationality and has a North American ethnicity. However, there is no other information about his childhood and early life.
Charles Barkley Education, School/College, University
Talking about his education, Charles Barkley attended Leeds High School. He studied at Auburn University and majored in business management and assisted University’s head coach Sonny Smith.
Charles Barkley Career and Professional Life
Now talking about the career Charles Barkley, he started playing basketball professionally since 1984. Similarly, he started playing basketball professionally after selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the fifth pick in the first round in 1984 NBA draft.
Likewise, he played several years for the team 76ers, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns during the 1992-93 season. In the year 1993, he was named the NBA Most Valuable Player. After that, he joined the Houston Rockets during the 1996-87 season. Similarly, he was invited by Bob Knight to try out for the United States men’s basketball team for the 1984 Summer Olympics but he was cut because of poor defense.
However, he retired from the professional NBA in 2000. Recently, he is working in the television program Inside the NBA. He has endorsed McDonald’s and T-Mobile.
Charles Barkley Awards and Nominations
Charles Barkley has won numerous awards in his career including Southeastern Conference (SEC) Player of the Year, three All-SEC selections, one Second Team All-American selection, and SEC Player of the Decade for the 1980s by the Birmingham Post-Herald while he was in college.
Similarly, he has received three Sports Emmy Awards for Outstanding Studio Analyst.
Charles Barkley Salary, Income, and Net Worth
Not just basketball he has endorsed brands like T-Mobile, Nike and McDonald’s. There is no information about his salary and incomes. However, the estimated net worth of Charles Barkley is $40 million. He is living a happy and lavish life with his wife and daughter.
Charles Barkley Rumors and Controversy/Scandals
Charles Barkley fell in controversy when he made a statement saying that athletes should not be considered role models. His statement created several controversies.
Charles Barkley Wife, Daughter, and Relationship Status(married)
Charles Barkley is a married man as he married to Maureen Blumhardt on 9 February 1989. This couple is living a happy married life together with a daughter. The couple has been blessed with a daughter Christiana on the same year of their marriage.
In the year 1995, he had an encounter with Kelli McCarty. He keeps his personal life away from media however his fans are curious to know about his life.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, and Body Size
Talking about the body measurements of Charles Barkley, he has the height of 6 feet 6 inches and weighs around 114 kg. He has a good look with a ripped physique and muscular abs. He has a blad head and black eyes. Similarly, he is an attractive man with a good body and personality.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube
Charles Barkley is active on social media as he has 66.9k followers on his Twitter account and 16k followers on his Facebook account. However, he doesn’t have Instagram or YouTube account.