Charles Barkley

Former Basketball Player, NBA Analyst (1963)
Wed Dec 04 2019
By   Pranish

Charles Barkley, also known as Chuck, Sir Charles, and Street Beef, is a prominent American analyst on Inside the NBA. However, he is best known for his NBA career back in the 1990s. The retired NBA player has played with Phoenix Suns and Houston Rockets and received a couple of awards and titles such as NBA Most Valuable Player.

The former NBA player, Charles was born on 20 February 1963 in Leeds, Alabama, the USA. His sun sign is Pisces. Likewise, his nationality is American, and he belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. Keep reading the article until the end and know about his personal life.

Happily Married To Maureen Blumhardt

The 56 years old former NBA player, Charles is currently a married man. Barkley exchanged the wedding vows of husband and wife with Maureen Blumhardt on 9 February 1989. Maureen is a member of the Fresh Women's Foundation, which is established for women empowerment subjects. Similarly, she is also a former model.

Charles and his wife, Maureen posing for a picture
Image: Charles with his wife, Maureen
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The pair crossed their path in the late 80s at a Pennsylvania restaurant, City Avenue, for the first time. At that time, Maureen was working for Noblerex K-1 as legal aid, and Charles was playing for the Philadelphia 76ers. Since then, the pair started dating until they were married.

It's been 29 years of their successful marriage, and the couple still shares a great bonding and healthy relation with each other. For now, the couple resides in Scottsdale, Arizona, without any kind of divorce rumors and controversies concerning their affairs. Moreover, Charles previously dated Kelli McCarty back in 1995.

Shares A Daughter With Maureen: Christiana Barkley

Together the couple shares a child from their marital relationship and is currently enjoying their parenthood. The two welcomed their baby daughter, Christiana Barkley, in 1989- the same year her parent's tied the knot. Barkley's daughter's age is 29 years old as of 2019.

Charles and Christiana taking selfie
Picture: Barkley and his daughter, Christiana
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Christiana attended Columbia Journalism School and topped with a degree in journalism. So, it seems like she is towards journalism and wants to start a career as a journalist. 

Multi-Millionaire Former Basketball Player, Charles Barkley

Charles is among the 50 top basketball players of all time. Similarly, he has also achieved several reputed titles and awards throughout his career. Some of them are:

  1. NBA Most Valuable Player- 1993
  2. 11 NBA All-Star- (1987-1997)
  3. All-NBA Third Team- (1988-1991, 1993)
  4. NBA rebounding leader- 1987
  5. SEC Player of the Year- 1984

So, being such a well-known former basketball player, he must have earned a hefty sum of money.

Similarly, he is also an analyst on Inside the NBA. Without a doubt, he must have earned a decent sum of dollars from his analyst career. As per Indeed, the average salary of a sports analyst is around $68,465 as of 2019. Probably, Charles might be earning wage over $100,000 per year as a NBA Analyst.

Back in his basketball days, his yearly income was estimated at around $10 Million. Charles' net worth is around $40 Million as of 2019.

Charles Lavish Mansion In Scottsdale

Charles currently lives in his lavish mansion located in Scottsdale, Arizona. He bought this mansion for $2.2 Million back in the late 1990s. 

Charles residing in his Scottsdale house
Image: Charles' current house in Scottsdale
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Barkley house is spread on 6,000-square-foot, and it consists of 8 car garage, swimming pool, tennis court, and basketball court.

Charles on-sale house in Sugar Land
Picture: Charles' Sugar Land House Which was On Sale Back In 2018
Source: Houston Chronicle

Similarly, Charles former Sugar Land House was on sale in 2018. This house was built in 1994, which consists of 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and it is spread on 17,000 square foot land. The house was listed for $700,000.


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