Chris Paul Biography

( 1985 - )
February 5, 2018
First published on:July 22, 2015
by binor

Facts of Chris Paul

Date of Birth: 1985, May 6
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign:: taurus
Birth Name Christopher Emmanuel Paul
Famous Name Chris Paul
Father Charles Paul
Mother Robin Paul
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Birth Place Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Salary $20 million
Net Worth $75 million
Weight in KG 79 kg
Currently Married Yes
Married to Jada Crawley (m. 2011)
Children N/A
Divorce N/A

Chris Paul is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He has won several major awards like the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, an NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, two Olympic gold medals, and led the NBA in assists four times and steals six times. He has also been selected to nine NBA All-Star teams, eight All-NBA teams, and nine NBA All-Defensive teams.

Early Life, Childhood of Chris Paul

Chris Paul was born as Christopher Emmanuel Paul on May 6, 1985, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. His parents are Robin Paul and Charles Paul.  He has an older brother named Charles "C.J." Paul. His father taught Paul basketball. Paul used to play in youth leagues before he started his senior career. He used to spend his summers at a service station of his grandfather.

Chris Paul's Early Career

Paul attended West Forsyth High School in Clemmons. He played for junior teams in his freshman and sophomore years in high school. His average is 25 points, 5.3 assists and 4.4 steals in his junior year at West Forsyth High School. After finishing his high school, Paul joined Wake Forest University in 2003.

In his freshman year, his average was 14.8 points, 5.9 assists, and 2.5 steals per game for them. In his second year with them (2004-2005) his average point is 5.3 points, 6.6 assists, and 2.7 steals per game, playing 32 matches.

NBA and Professional Career of Chris Paul

His wonderful time with Wake Forest University came to an end in 2005. In NBA draft of 2005, Paul was selected 4th overall by New Orleans Hornets. He made a noticeable impact in his first season with Hornets, due to which he was named Rookie of the Year 2005.

In 2007, Paul scored an average of 21.1 points, 11.6 assists and 2.7 steals per game, helping his team Hornets to finish the season with record 56 wins. Paul extended his contract with Hornets in 2008. Paul created up a controversy in 2009-2010 season as he was dissatisfied with Hornets, as the team coach Byron Scott was sacked.

Paul tore his cartilage in his left knee in the same season. Paul had another injury in the 2010-2011 season after he collided with Ramon Sessions and suffered a concussion. He finished that season with average 22 points, 6.7 rebounds, 11.5 assists, and 1.8 steals per game.

On December 12, 2011, Paul was traded to Los Angeles Clippers. He finished his first season with the Clippers, averaging 19.8 points, 9.1 assists, and 2.5 steals per game. Paul extended his contract with clippers in 2013. It was a deal approximately worth $107 million. He helped his team Los Angeles Clippers to achieve a record of 57 wins in that season. Paul played all 82 season games in a 2014-2015 season with the Clippers, averaging 19.1 points and 10.2 assists per game. Paul represents his country USA on an international level. He is a good friend of fellow NBA player Kevin Durant and Kyle Kuzma

Chris Paul's Personal Life

Talking about his personal life and affairs, the 32 years old professional is a married man. He got married to his longterm loving girlfriend, Jada Crawly. The couple officially tied their knots on 13 September 2011, among their family and friends.

The couple is living happily without any divorce rumors or controversies. The couple together has two children, a son named, Christopher Emmanuel Paul II, and a daughter named Camryn Alexis Paul. He currently resides in Bel Air, Los Angeles.

Net worth and Career of Chris Paul

Chris Paul has an estimated net worth of almost $75 million in 2018, including all of his properties and assets. He is currently receiving an annual salary of $20 million from his club  No wonder, he is one of the richest basketball players around. Paul has the second highest career player efficiency ratio among active players behind only LeBron James. Apart from his career earnings, his endorsing brands includes Nike's Jordan Brand, State Farm, Panini, FanDuel, Kaiser Permanente, and Tencent. 

Chris Paul owns few of the best luxury cars in the world. The Car brands owned by Chris Paul are Lamborghini Aventador, Bentley Continental, Jeep, and Ferrari. As for living, he resides in a mansion at Calabasas, Los Angeles County, California. Chris Paul bought this House in 2015, and the estimated value of this Real Estate Property around $8.9 Million.

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