Tyson Chandler Biography

( 1982 - )
June 24, 2016
First published on:June 24, 2016
by Bchrome

Facts of Tyson Chandler

Date of Birth: 1982, October 2
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 7 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Sign:: libra
Birth Name Tyson Cleotis Chandler
Birth Place Hanford, California
Famous Name Tyson Chandler
Father Frank Chandler
Mother Father Vernie Threadgill
Net Worth $55 million
Salary $ 13.1 million
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Currently Married Yes
Married to Kimberly Chandler (m. 2005)
Divorce N/A
Children N/A

Tyson Chandler is one of the highly famed players of basketball. He is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was the second overall pick of the 2001 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Clippers; however, he was instantly trade to the Chicago Bulls. He also played for the Charlotte Bobcats, New York Knicks, and New Orleans Hornets. He also participated and performed in 2012 Summer Olympics. He was born on October 2, 1982. Hanford, California was his birthplace. He is an American. His ethnicity belongs to a black. His birth sign is Libra. His parents are Frank Chandler and Vernie Threadgill. He has four siblings.

From his early age, he has shown his devotion towards basketball, he attended Dominguez High School; the school was popular for producing some prominent basketball players like Dennis Johnson and Cedric Ceballos. He played professionally throughout his high school career. As a senior in his high school, he has a 31-4 record, averaging 26 points, 15 boards, and 8 blocks a game. He also won a California state championship at his school. However, he received opportunities from several universities, but he declared himself for the 2001 NBA Draft. Los Angeles Clippers selected him, but immediately he was traded to Chicago Bulls. He played for Chicago Bulls from 2001 to 2006. The team Chicago provided him a perfect platform to build up his career. He also played for New Orleans Hornets from 2006 to 2009 and Charlotte Bobcats from 2009 to 2010. Currently, he plays for Phoenix Suns. He is on a four-year contract with the team. He also competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He also helped Team USA bag a gold medal in Olympic 2012 games.

He is a happily living married man. He has a beautiful wife in his life. His wife is Kimberly. They wedded in 2005. Since 11 years of their marriage and they are doing in their conjugal life. There is no any issue of separation between the blessed couple. Their love story has started before their marriage. Before united together as a husband and wife, they had spent some wonderful moments together. After knowing each other properly, they reach in the decision of marriage in 2005. They together have three children. The couple also worked for society and needy people. They run a charity to help New Orleans families who suffered from Hurricane Katrina. The charity helped to purchase small things such as Television, Microwaves, refrigerators, pots, pans etc. His sister Erica was a basketball player at Pepperdine University.

He has a great physique. He has an amazing height of 7 feet and 1 inch. His body weight is 240lb. He has huge admirers that contacted him on social networking sites. He uploads his tweets on Twitter. He also updated his status on Facebook. His latest photos can be viewed on Instagram. He is receiving annual salary of 13.1 million in USD. His total net worth is $55 million. His career stats are really inspiring. Lots of info about his life and bio can be grabbed from Wiki.

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