Charles Barkley

Net Worth: $50'000'000

Charles Barkley

$50'000'000

Charles Barkley is a retired professional basketball player and current TV sports analyst with a net worth of $50’000’000. During his playing career, Charles Barkley earned a total of 40. Three million in salary alone. His peak salary year was His final season with the Houston Rockets in 1999, when he was paid 9’000’000. This is the same as around $14’000’000 today when adjusted for inflation. Aside from endorsements with Nike, he earned tens of millions. He also lost an estimated 10-30’000’000 to gambling throughout his life. Charles Barkley was born in Leeds, Alabama, on February 20, 1963. When he was just a little boy, his father abandoned the family. His mother later married and had two more sons, and His stepfather tragically died at the age of 11 years in an accident. He attended Leeds High School and failed as a junior to make the varsity team but improved his senior year well enough to attract attention from the head coach of Auburn University, who was at one of his better games. From 1981 to 1984, he was recruited to the University of Washington and majored in business management. He played college basketball for Auburn for three seasons. Barkley became popular for his crowd-pleasing dunks and blocked shots. He did not have the typical body of a basketball player. He was shorter than the average Player, and He struggled to lose weight. However, he received many accolades during his time at Auburn, including Southeastern Conference (SEC) Player of the Year. Barkley left Auburn his junior year and was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers as the fifth pick in the first round of the NBA Draft in 1984. He was the team leader By the season of 1986-87 and became a franchise member of the Mixers the following season. During his time with the Mixers, he played in six all-star games and was named MVP for two. Barkley’s eight seasons in Philadelphia made him a household name, and at this point, he even had his own signature shoe line with Nike. Charles was traded to Phoenix Suns In July 1992. He averaged 25. 6 points and a career-high 5. 1 assist per game, which led the Suns to an NBA-best record. He was awarded Most Valuable Player almost immediately after being traded, just the third player ever to have achieved the title so soon after being traded, and qualified for his seventh All-Star Game. He said he would miss the entire 1995 – 1996 season, but the back pain cut his time with the Suns short, and he announced that he would be his last at Phoenix. During his tenure, Barkley had led the team in rebounds, steals, and scoring and accomplished an All-NBA and All-Stars honors, along with a career-high. 777 free-throw shooting. Charles was traded to the Houston Rockets In 1996, and his career began In an abysmal manner. He was suspended for the opening season for a fight with Charles Oakley in a preseason game. He continued to battle severe back pain and had to miss 67 games – 14 of them in 1837. Furthermore, he reportedly became the second-leading scorer. The Rockets finished The season with a score of 57-25 and advanced to The finals, where they were defeated by The Utah Jazz. The 1999-2’000 season, Still plagued by injuries and pain, proved to be his final year in the NBA. On April 19, 2’000, he walked off the court to a standing ovation, immediately retired, and ended his 16-year Hall of Fame career. Charles was a popular pitchman for a variety of products Throughout his career. During his career, he appeared in a very famous Nike advertisement declaring I am not a role model. He endorsed McDonald’s and T-Mobile. In 1994 Charles was invited to try for us amen’s basketball team for the 1984 Summer Olympics. He made it to the final cut of the trials but was ultimately rejected. In the Olympics of 1992, he became part of the infamous Dream Team consisting of fellow greats like Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and Scottie Pippin and won a gold medal as part of the men’. Barkley ended up being the highest-scoring member of the team and set a US Olympic record for the highest three-point field goal percentage, 87. 5%). For his trash talk and ribbing of opponents, fans were not surprised when he intentionally elbowed a fellow player during a game. In 1994 Barkley led the team again In Atlanta to Gold. The Dream Team made history with their incredible roster and were inducted in 2010 into The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. According to Sports Illustrated, the group was the most dominant team of all time. The Dream Team craze seemed to spark a worldwide re-interest in The sport. Since 2’000 Barkley has appeared as a studio analyst for TNT’s NBA network. He is featured on Inside the NBA, a post-game show where Barkley and other former NBA stars recap the NBA games that have taken place during the day. For his work as an outstanding studio analyst, he won three Sports Emmy Awards. He’s also been a studio analyst for CBS’s joint NBA coverage. He has since 2011 been an analyst for every Final Four broadcast. In 2023 He plans to retire from television. His annual salary with TNT is 6’000’000. In 1989 Barkley married Maureen Bernhardt. The two had a daughter Christina b Barkley. 1989). Barkley is a notorious gambler. He has admitted to losing roughly $10’000’000, potentially as much as $30’000’000, gambling in his lifetime, including $2’500’000 lost playing blackjack in under six hours. Barkley reversed his position and declared support for Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election. For many years he had tried the idea of running as an Independent For the office of the Governor of Alabama. Barkley is an outspoken supporter of gay rights and has been a vocal critic of Trump.

ID: 1037094
Published: 19/08/2022
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Feb 20, 1963
Male
3227
Basketball Player, Announcer, Athlete, Actor, Sports Analyst, Author, Spokesperson
United States of America

Present Rank:

3227

Historical Rank:

4436

Date of Birth:

Feb 20, 1963

Date of Death:

Age:

59

Profession:

Basketball Player, Announcer, Athlete, Actor, Sports Analyst, Author, Spokesperson

Nationality:

United States of America

Gender:

Male

Height:

1.95m

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