- Famous Name
- Father Charles Bales
- Mother Mary McCarthy
- Birth Name Alison Bales
- Net Worth $450 thousand
- Birth Country Indianapolis, Indiana.
- Nationality American
- Affair with Single
- Height 2.01 m
Alison Marie Bales who is also known as Bales is the former WNBA player who is retired from professional WNBA games in 2008. She used to play from Indiana fever and Atlanta Dream.
Born on April 4, 1985, in Indianapolis, Indiana, she completed her High School from Beavercreek (Beavercreek, Ohio) where she started playing basketball and also represented Duke University. She got her ticket to WNBA in 2007 draft where she was picked up by Indiana Fever in the first round.
The 6 ft 7 in tall Bales has an estimated net worth of $450 million. She is currently engaged in her studies but when she used to play with Atlanta Dream she had signed $11700 worth of contract with and also used to earn $50,000- $65,000 from her crossover contracts.
Bales also played for Indiana Fever on a year contract where she received $95,000 as an annual salary and also appeared in overseas game but she has not released her multi-streaming income in front of the public.
Alison Bales is unmarried. However, it's hard to get her personal details because she does not appear in front of the camera frequently. She is a very determined human who left a basketball career to initiate study and after retirement, she is completely engaged in her education.
Like most of the celebrity, she has also kept herself isolated from media and there are no records of her previous relationship and affairs.
Alison Bales used to have two dreams, the first one is to become a professional basketball player and the other, to become a physician. Her father, Charles Bales, used to play football for Texas Christian University and her mother, Mary McCarthy is a surgeon who is the chair of the Department of Surgery at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
She retired after playing 5 years of professional basketball and now she is on a quest to slay her another dream. She has done double majored in biological anthropology and anatomy and cultural anthropology and currently, she is a resident physician in trauma surgery.
Overseas Career review
The former Duke guard was drafted 9th overall by Indiana Fever in 2007. She also played for Dynamo Moscow in the Russian league during winter in 2007. She then joined Atlanta Dream in 2008 after one and a half years but was traded to Phoenix Mercury in early 2009.
During the 2008 season, she also played for Turkey's Samsun.
She was waived by Mercury in June 2009 and currently, she plays in the offseason for L Union Jainaut Basket Saint Amon in France.
She took retirement from WNBA in 2012 for her studies.
Bales loves to play in France, in one of her interviews she said I enjoyed France the most. France is a fun place to live,” she said. “It’s easy to get around, plus French is a lot easier to learn than Russian or Turkish.