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(Professional Basketball Player)

A former American professional basketball player. he is a married man. He is married to Maureen Blumhardt.

Relationship Facts of Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley is married to Maureen Blumhardt {Compare Couple}.
Charles Barkley married on February 09, 1989.
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He is father of One (Christiana).
Charles Barkley is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Charles Barkley?

Reflecting on the personal life of Charles Barkley, he is a married man.

He is married to Maureen Blumhardt on 9 February 1989.

The couple is living a happy married life together with their kid.

In the same year of their marriage, the couple has been blessed with a daughter Christiana.

In 1995, he had an encounter with Kelli McCarty.

His personal life isn’t in the limelight as his career path is.

He is successfully keeping his personal life far from the tabloids.

Who is Charles Barkley?

Charles Barkley is a former American professional basketball player.

He has played for different teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and is currently an analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.

He is also an author who has published the book I May Be Wrong But I Doubt It.

How many siblings does Charles Barkley have?

This retired American professional basketball player was born and raised in Leeds, Alabama. He was born on 20 February 1963 as Charles Wade Barkley.

His mother’s name is Charley Glenn and his father’s name is Frank Barkley.

Charles has two brothers: John Glenn Barkley and Darryl Barkley. He does not have any sister.

He is of European, African, and American ethnicity with American nationality.

In which school did Charles Barkley attend?

Barkley studied at Leeds High School. He has also attended Auburn University and majored in business management.

Charles Barkley: Career, Salary, and Net Worth

Talking about the career journey of Charles Barkley, he started playing basketball professionally in 1984 and retired in 2004.

He started playing basketball professionally after selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the fifth pick in the first round of the 1984 NBA draft.

After playing for several years for the team 76ers, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns during the 1992-93 season. In 1993, he was named the NBA Most Valuable Player.

Then he joined the Houston Rockets during the 1996-87 season.

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.

Barkley retired from the professional NBA in 2000. On 20 March 2004, Phoenix Suns honored Barkley as well by retiring his jersey including him in the “Suns Ring of Honor”.

Currently, he is working on the television program Inside the NBA. He has endorsed McDonald’s and T-Mobile.

His successful career helped him in earning a net worth of $50 million as of 2023.

Charles Barkley: Awards, Nominations

In his college game, he has won numerous awards 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.

He forgoes his final year and made himself eligible for the 1984 NBA draft.

In addition, this talented basketballer for his contribution has received three Sports Emmy Awards for “Outstanding Studio Analyst”.

Is Charles Barkley involved in any rumors and controversies?

Once he argued that athletes should not be considered role models. This statement has created several controversies.

Body Measurements

Charles Barkley has a height of 6 feet 6 inches with a bodyweight of 114 kg.

He has black hair color and dark black eye color.

Social Media

Charles Barkley is active on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

He has more than 22.8k followers on Facebook and he has around 109.4k followers on Twitter.

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