Charles Barkley is an American professional Basketball player and an analyst on “Inside the NBA” show. Charles Barkley was born on 20 February 1963 at Leeds, Alabama in the United States of America. Charles Barkley responds to nick names like “Sir Charles”, “the red mound of rebound”, and “the chuckster”.
Charles Barkley was educated at Leeds High School and then proceeds to the Aubum University where he majored in business management. As a Junior, Charles Barkley stood at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall, and weighed 220 pounds. Charles Barkley gained attention form college scouts when he played in the state high school semi finals and scored 26 points against Alabama’s most highly recruited player, Bobby Lee Hurt.
Charles Barkley joined the NBA while he was at the final year at the Aubum university. He made himself eligible for the 1984 NBA draft and he was selected with the fifth pick in the first round by the Philadelphia 76ers, two slots after the Chicago Bulls drafter Michael Jordan. Charles Barkley maintained his fame as an NBA player has won so many awards throughout his career.
Charles Barkley played for the NBA for over 16 years and then retired in the year 2000. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.
Charles Barkley Net Worth
Charles Barkley has an estimated net worth of $40 million. He was able to generate his net worth through his salary, assets, and endorsement deals.
Charles Barkley Wife
Charles Barkley is married to Maureen Blumhardt, a former model whom he met in the 1980s at Pennsylvania restaurant, City Avenue. Charles Barkley and Maureen Blumhardt got married in 1989 and are blessed with a daughter, Christiana Barkley.
Charles Barkley Height
Charles Barkley stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inch tall.
Charles Barkley Shoes
Charles Barkley have his signature on some shoes that are patronized all over the world. Below is a list of Charles Barkley shoes.
- Air Max2 CB 94 ‘Barkley’
- Air Max2 CB 94
- Air CB 34 ‘Sir Charles’
- Barkley Posite Max ‘Splatter’
- Barkley Posite Max ‘Area 72’
- Air Max Barkley ‘Hyperfusion’
- Air CB 34
Charles Barkley Stats
Charles has accumulated throughout his career the following;
- Points – 23,757 (22.1ppg)
- Rebounds 12,546 (11.7ppg)
- Assists 4,215 (3.9 apg)
Charles Barkley Teams
Charles Barkley has played in three different teams since the start of his career in 1984, to his retirement in 2000. Charles Barkley has played in the following teams;
- Philadelphia 76ers 1984-1992
- Phoenix Suns 1992-1996
- Houston Rockets 1996-2000