The 2016 WNBA Championship winning Candace Parker is an active and successful professional basketball player. Parker currently plays for the Los Angeles Sparks of Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).
Candace Nicole Parker was born on April 19, 1986, in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States of America, under the zodiac sign of Aries. She is the only daughter of Natasha Parker and Larry Parker. Candace has two brothers, the retired basketball player Anthony Parker, and a doctor Marcus Parker.
Concerning education, Candace attended Naperville Central High School. Afterward, she joined the University of Tennesse. During the college year, she played for the Tennessee Lady Volunteers, a women basketball team representing the University of Tennesse.
Current Relationship Status
The 6-feet-4-inch tall WNBA player Candace lives a single life since the separation with her former spouse. As of now, she is more focused on her career.
Parker lives with her only daughter with whom she never misses a chance to flaunt a picture on her official Instagram account. The pure mother-daughter bonding can be clearly seen on her Instagram pictures.
Separated With Shelden Williams
The 34-years-old Candace was in a marital relationship with Shelden Williams. Shelden is the former basketball player who played for the NBA teams such as Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, etc.
As of 2020, Williams serves as an assistant coach for the College Park Skyhawks. Williams and Parker shared their wedding vows on November 13, 2008. From the wedding day, the duo was sharing a perfect bond as a perfect married pair.
From the marital bond, on May 13, 2009, they also shared their only daughter named Lailaa Nicole Williams. The formerly married couple were parenting their only child happily. Everything was going fine; however, in November 2016, they spilled their marital relationship.
After the separation, Candace paid him $400,000 as alimony. Later, they decided for a joint legal and physical custody of their daughter Lailaa without paying any child support.
Net Worth: $5 million
Candace enjoys a net worth of $5 million which she collected from her professional sports career. She is playing for the Los Angeles Sparks since 2008. The professional team has won numerous championships.
Back on October 3, 2008, Parker also became the first woman to win the title Rookie of the Year and the Most Valuable Player. Likewise, Parker was also the first woman to dunk in an NCAA tournament.
Candace was also a member of the USA Women's National under-19 basketball team. She played for the team at the 2012 Summer Olympics, helping them win a gold medal. The team also won the gold medal at the FIBA Americas Championship.
As per the sources, the WNBA player makes an average salary of around $79,000. But Candace is a popular and successful player. So, she might be earning more than an average,
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