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(Basketball player)

Tamika Catchings is a WNBA Champ, 4X Olympic Gold Medalist.

Relationship Facts of Tamika Catchings

Tamika Catchings is married to Parnell Smith.
Tamika Catchings married on February 07, 2016.
She does not have any kids as of now.
Tamika Catchings is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Tamika Catchings husband?

Tamika is married to Parnell Smith on 7th February 2016.

Her husband Parnell is a former basketball player.

The couple wed at the Skyline Club witnessed by their friends and family.

She revealed that when he proposed to her she was in a sleeping bonnet, glasses, and pajamas.

Who is Tamika Catchings?

Tamika Catchings is a silent basketball player.

She had contributed her entire 15-year career to the Indiana Fever of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA).

She is also known as a prolific scorer close to and far from the basket, as well as a capable rebounder, ball handler, and defender.

Likewise, she is one who has been selected to ten WNBA All-Star teams, 12 All-WNBA teams, 12 All-Defensive teams, and led the league in steals eight times.

Tamika Catchings: Birth facts, Family, Childhood

Tamika was born on July 21, 1979, in Stratford, New Jersey, the United States to her beloved parents Harvey Catchings and Juanda Catchings as Tamika Devonne Catchings.

She has four siblings: Tauja Catchings (sister), Kenyon Catchings (brother), Bryce Catchings( brother), and Chrystie Catchings (sister).

She grew up in her own birthplace.


Tamika joined Duncanville High School in Duncanville, Texas where she played basketball for her team.

She took part in the WBCA High School All-America Game and scored twelve points.

Tamika Catchings: Profession, Career

The Indiana Fever drafted her in 2001.

She was entitled as WNBA Rookie of the Year in 2002. Catchings scored the 2,000th point in 2005 in the WNBA.

She was the fastest player to achieve 2000 career points in the WNBA, reaching the milestone in four seasons of play.

Catchings was also entitled the WNBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2005.

Catchings was voted into the 2006 WNBA All-Star Game and got the high voting.

Further, Catchings won WNBA Most Valuable Player while averaging 15.5 ppg, 7.1 RPG, and 3.5 APG in 2011.

She worked as the president of the WNBA Players Association in the season of 2012.

Lifetime Achievements and Awards

Tamika received  WNBA MVP Award in 2011.

She also was awarded WBCBL Professional Basketball Trailblazer Award.

She got Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award in 2010, 2013, and 2016.

Moreover, she got a star on The Flag of Hope on May 9, 2016, in recognition of her outstanding basketball career and philanthropic efforts in 2016.

Tamika Catchings: Salary, Networth

As of 2023, Her net worth is estimated to be $300k dollars.

Her salary is estimated to be 105,500 USD.

Tamika Catchings: Rumors, Controversy

There are no records available regarding her rumors and controversy at the current time.

Body Measurement

She is 6 feet and 2 inches tall and she weighs around 77 kg.

She has black/brown color of hair and black eyes.

Social Media

Tamika seems to be active on Instagram with over 83k followers, and on Twitter with over 76.2K followers.

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