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(Professional Basketball Player)

Anthony Davis is an American professional basketball player.

Relationship Facts of Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis is married to Marlen P.
Anthony Davis married on September 18, 2021.
💑 Anniversary in 287 days 💑
He is father of One (Nala).
Anthony Davis is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Is Anthony Davis married to his girlfriend?

Anthony Davis is married to his girlfriend, Marlen P. The pair tied the knot on September 18, 2021. However, he has kept his personal life far from the spotlight. 

Very little is known about his girlfriend, Marlen who is also his baby mama. The couple has a daughter, Nala, who was born in 2017.

They shared the pictures from their baby shower on social media sites. However, other than that, they are very private. Her social media accounts are also private.

Past Relationship

Previously, he was in a relationship with Brittney Griner. She was a top women’s basketball player. They dated in 2015 after her divorce from Glory Johnson.

Who is Anthony Davis?

Anthony Davis is an American professional basketball player. Widely known as one of the best active players in the NBA, Davis plays as a power forward and center for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Anthony Davis: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity

Anthony Davis was born as Anthony Marshon Davis Jr. on March 11, 1993, in Chicago, Illinois. As of 2022, his age is 29.

He was born to his parents, Anthony Davis Sr. (father), and Trainer Davis (mother). He has one twin sister named Antionette. Also, he has one elder sister named Lesha. She also is a basketball player.

Davis spent his childhood days in Chicago with his family. From an early age, he was very interested in basketball and loved playing basketball as a kid. As he grew up, his love for the sport also grew.

His ethnicity is African-American.

Education: School/College, University

Talking about his education, he went to Perspectives Charter School in the sixth grade. He played basketball for the high school team and competed in the Blue Division (Chicago Public High School League).

Following that, he attended the University of Kentucky. He played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats.

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Caption: Anthony Davis on the game (Source: Silver Screen and Roll)

Anthony Davis: Professional Career, NBA

In May 2012, Davis was an integral part of the US national basketball team that won the 2012 ‘Olympics.’ The team secured the gold medal in the final against Spain.

New Orleans Hornets

After the competition, he declared for the 2012 NBA draft alongside the rest of the championship starting five. On June 28, the New Orleans Hornets selected Anthony with the first overall pick.

His debut came on November 1, 2012, but he was sidelined in subsequent games due to concussions for 11 games.

During the 2014 NBA All-Star Game weekend, he competed in the Rising Star Challenge. He was picked to replace the legendary Kobe Bryant on February 7, 2014, All-Star Game.

He led the NBA in terms of block shots per game with 2.82 blocks per game. Moreover, he finished 3rd in the NBA Most Improved Player Award.

New Orleans Pelicans

In the 2015–2016 season, Davis signed a five-year contract extension with the New Orleans Pelicans. He scored 59 points in a match against the Detroit Pistons.

He set the record as the youngest player in the history of the NBA to achieve this score. His performance in the coming season was incredible, too. He was a starter in the ‘NBA All-Star Game.’

In January 2018, he scored 48 points and 17 rebounds in a victory against the New York Knicks. He publicly requested a transfer on January 28, 2019.

Los Angeles Lakers

On June 15, 2019, the Pelicans agreed to trade him to the Lakers in exchange for Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, Brandon Ingram, and three  1st round draft pick. It was officially completed on July 6, 2019.

He made his Lakers debut on October 22, 2019, against the Los Angeles Clippers. On October 29, he became the first Lakers player to put up a 40-point and 20-rebound performance since the great Shaquille O’Neal in 2003. Moreover, he achieved this in 30 minutes of play for the first time in history.

On December 8, Davis scored 50 points in a victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves. He was selected to be a starter for the NBA All-Star Game. Currently, his partnership with LeBron James is known as one of the best duos in the game.

Anthony Davis: Net Worth, Salary

Anthony Davis has an estimated net worth of around $38 million as of 2022 according to Forbes. He earns around $25.6 million per annum as his annual salary playing for the Lakers.

Moreover, he has endorsement deals with Nike, Red Bull, Foot Locker, ExxonMobil, and Saks Inc that earns him around $9 million per year. In 2019, he was #39 in the Forbes of the highest-paid athletes of the year.

He has a very impressive car collection among which his Mercedes-Benz S550 Coupe and Porsche Panamera are the standouts.

In April 2020, he put his Westlake Village estate for sale for around $7.995 million. The property is a luxury 15,815-square-foot Mediterranean-style home with 5 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half-bathrooms situated on a gated 2.33-acre lot.

He bought the house in 2018 for $7.479 million.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Davis is a tall player with a height of 6 feet 10 inches. He weighs around 115 kg.

His hair color is black and his eyes are dark brown in color.

Rumors and Controversies

Unlike many other A-list sports stars, Davis has stayed away from major controversies throughout his career and is very well-respected.

He was criticized by the New Orleans Pelicans’ fans after he decided to quit in the middle of the 2018-2019 season and demanded a trade. A day after he publicly demanded a trade, the NBA fined him $50 k for his public request.

In May 2020, there are rumors that Davis, along with other elite players of the NBA such as LeBron James, Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Damian Lillard, and Russell Westbrook had a conference call and agreed that they don’t want to cancel the season despite uncertainties with the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Anthony Davis is active on social media sites.

He has around 2.1 million followers on Twitter. Similarly, his Instagram account has around 6.8 million followers.

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