Charles Barkley is a sports commentator appearing on Inside the NBA TV show. He was once one of the greatest NBA players of all time. His most successful season was in 1999 earning him a salary of $9 million. His 16 years as a basketball player culminated into a legacy.
Charles Barkley Net Worth
Charles’s Net Worth of $50 million has partly been collected from brand endorsement deals as the face of mega-corporations such as T-Mobile and McDonald’s, being the spokesperson for WeightWatchers, in addition to the gold medals that he earned at the US Olympics.
He owns a mansion in Scottsdale, Arizona worth $2.2 million. He drives a Lincoln Navigator and a Bentley. Despite all this fortune, he had a gambling issue that peaked when he blew $2.5 million in six hours at a casino playing blackjack.
He appeared in video games such as Barkley Shut Up, Jam, and the well-known NBA 2K franchise.
Charles Barkley Career Details
Born to Frank and Charcey Glenn on February 20th, 1963 in Alabama, Charles attended Leeds High School where he played basketball. One of Auburn University scouts spotted him playing and recruited him where he played for three seasons. He then played for the Philadelphia 76ers who picked him fifth in the 1984 NBA season draft. He became one of the few players in history to score over 20 thousand points during their lifetime.
Charles Barkley Marriage Details With Children
Charles married his wife, Maureen Blumhardt in 1989. They have one daughter, Christiana Barkley.