Tyson Chandler Biography

(Professional Basketball Player)

Tyson Chandler is a well-known American professional basketball player. He is best known as the player for Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He often plays the center position wearing a jersey number 4. He is married to Kimberly.

More about the relationship

Reflecting on a personal life of Tyson Chandler, he is married to Kimberly. They got into a married relationship in the year of 2005 and have been blessed with three children, one son Tyson II and two daughters Sacha- Marie and Sayge.

They have helped New Orleans families that who has suffered from the Hurricane Katrina. He is living a happy married life with his wife and children having no rumor on their separation. Being a celebrity, his fans are always curious to know more about him.

Relationship Facts of Tyson Chandler

  • Tyson Chandler is married to Kimberly.
  • He is father of Three ( Tyson II, Sacha-Marie and Sayge).
  • Tyson Chandler is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Tyson Chandler?

Tyson Chandler is a well-known American professional basketball player. He is best known as the player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He often plays the center position wearing a jersey number 4.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

Tyson Chandler was born in Hanford, California. He was born on 2 October 1982 and named Tyson Cleotis Chandler. He is of African American ethnicity and has an American nationality.

He is the son of William Chandler and the late Vernie Re Threadgill. He grew up on a farm in central California with his grandfather till he was 10 years. He has one sister, Erica, and three brothers, Terrell, Trevon, and Ryan.

Tyson Chandler: Education, School/College University

He studied at Dominguez High School in Compton, California where he has earned accolades from Parade Magazine and USA Today.

Tyson Chandler: Professional Life and Career

Tyson Chandler has been playing basketball since 2001. He started playing basketball professionally after being selected by Los Angeles Clippers in the 2001 NBA draft. Although he was selected by the Clippers, his rights were immediately traded to Chicago Bulls. In Bulls, he was reunited with his high school teammate Eddy Curry.

Tyson Chandler
Caption: Tyson Chandler and Kimberly Chandler (Source: Zimbio)

On 5 July 2006, Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Hornets agreed to a trade that sends Chandler to Hornets in exchange for J.R. Smith and P.J. Brown. On 17 February 2009, he was traded to Oklahoma City thunders but he failed the physical due to his toe injury. On 28 July 2009, he was traded to Charlotte Bobcats but due to his injury, he had missed most of his matches.

On 13 July 2010, Chandler was traded to Dallas Mavericks where he had won the 2011 NBA Championship. He was also selected to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team for his outstanding defensive efforts. On 9 December 2011, he signed a four-year contract worth $58 million with the New York Knicks where he has won the 2012 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award.

On 25 June 2014, he was traded back to the Mavericks which reunited him with Dirk Nowitzki and coach Rick Carlisle. In his debut game, he recorded 8 points and 10 rebounds in a match against San Antonio Spurs. On 9 July 2015, he signed a four-year contract with Phoenix Suns worth $52 million and since then he is playing from team Suns.

He was also a national team member of the United States that won a gold medal in the 2010 FIBA World Championship and 2012 London Summer Olympics.

Tyson Chandler: Net Worth($55 million ), Income, Salary()

He has a net worth of $55 million as of 2022 but his salary is not revealed yet.

Tyson Chandler: Rumor and Controversy/Scandal

Except for his trade rumor, he hasn’t been in other rumor and controversy sufferings in his life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Tyson has a height of 7 feet 11 inches. He has black hair and black eyes. His body weighs 109kg.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Tyson is currently active on Facebook and Twitter but he is not active on Instagram account. He has more than 770.1k followers on Facebook and 797.3k followers on Twiter.

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