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(Professional Basketball Player, Social media Influncer)

NBA player Rex Chapman is a father of four.

Relationship Facts of Rex Chapman

Rex Chapman is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Rex Chapman's Married and Divorcee Life!

Rex Chapman’s current relationship status is a divorced man.

Previously, he was married to Bridget Hobbs. They tied the knot on August 10, 1991, in a private wedding ceremony attended by close friends and family.

Rex and Bridget welcomed four children named Zeke, Caley, Tatum, and Tyson.

However, their married life fell apart, and they officially divorced in 2012, sharing joint custody of their children.

Before marrying Bridget, Rex dated an African-American woman during high school.

Rex Chapman: Biography in Details

Who is Rex Chapman?

Rex Chapman is an American former professional basketball player and Social media influencer.

He plays as a shooting guard who played for four NBA teams from 1988-2000.

Rex Chapman: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family

The former professional basketball player was born on October 5, 1967, in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

As of 2022, he is 55 years old. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Caucasian. Rex’s full name is Rex Everett Chapman. His Zodiac sign is Libra.

He is the son of Wayne Chapman who played in the American Basketball Association and coached at Kentucky Wesleyan College.

His father Wayne is the two times national champion of NCAA Division II. His mother’s name is Laura Chapman. He has also a sister named Jenny Chapman.


Rex enrolled in Apollo High School in Owensboro, Kentucky. He played for his high school basketball team and won numerous awards.

Chapman was heavily recruited by many universities, but he chose to stay close to home when he signed up with the University of Kentucky.

For the University’s basketball team, he played in NCAA Tournament.

Rex Chapman: Professional Life, Career

He became the first 1988 NBA draft pick of the expansion Charlotte Hornets and played on four National Basketball Association teams at the age of 12.

He averaged 16.9 points per game in his rookie season, had several memorable games, and appeared in two slam dunk competitions in 1990 and 1991.

On February 19, 1992, Rex signed with the Washington Bullets in exchange for Tom Hammonds.

He played 60 games during the 1993-94 season and 45 games during the 1994-95 season. In 1995, he was traded to another team Miami Heat where he participates in 56 games.

Similarly, He signed with the Phoenix Suns where he has two memorable games against the Seattle Supersonics during the 1996-97 season.

In the 1999-2000 season, Rex was injured and declining performance led him to retire.

After retirement, he has been the television presenter of a Block or charge show which appeared on Adult Swim.

He co-hosts the program with his buddy David Helmers out of Helmer’s garage.

He also co-hosts The Rex Chapman Show, a podcast with friend and actor Josh Hopkins that premiered on on March 16, 2021.

Social media Influencer

Rex is also a social media influencer popular for his work on Twitter by posting a video of dolphins charging into a paddle boarder.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, he was able to raise over$150,000 to support those experiencing financial hardship.


CNN announced in January 2022 that Chapman would be a host on CNN+, the network’s streaming channel.

Rex Chapman began on April 4, 2022, and lasted four episodes before the service was shut down on April 28.

Chapman worked as a studio commentator for coverage of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in March of 2022.


  • In 1987, he won a Silver medal in Pan American Games.
  • In 1989, honored by NBA All-Rookie Second Team.

Rumors, Controversy

Rex was harassed by other students and coaching staff for interracial dating in high school.

Similarly, after retirement, he was diagnosed with attention deficit disorder and depression, for which he was medicated.

Also, he arrested for alleged theft at a Scottsdale Apple Store.

Rex Chapman: Net Worth, Income

As of 2023, Rex estimated net worth is around $50 million throughout his profession.

According to the sources, Chapman has made $31 million throughout his playing career whereas he earned another $6 million off the court.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Rex is 6 feet 4 inches tall approximately and his weight is around 84 kg.

Likewise, he has brown eyes color. Furthermore, no information available regarding his other body measurement.

Social Media

Rex joined Twitter in June 2011 with the handle @RexChapman where he has over 1.1M followers.

Moreover, he is not active on other social media sites.

3 Interesting Facts

  1. Rex has a rental vehicle—a red Dodge pickup truck.
  2. He is not a beach person because he does not like sand.
  3. He coaches high school players and goes to watch their games as well.


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