Thurl Bailey

by Jack Ol 21 Jan,2019
Thurl Bailey
Body Stats
Weight 112 kg
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Thurl Lee Bailey
  • Birth Place Washington, D.C.
  • Famous Name Thurl Bailey
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Net Worth $8 million dollars
  • Salary $72,300 dollars
  • School Location Bladensburg, Maryland
  • University Team Wolfpack
  • Career Earnings $8 million dollars
  • House Location Salt Lake City
  • No. of Twitter Followers 10.4k
  • Position in Team Small Forward and Power Forward
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession former NBA player and current broadcast analyst
  • Famous for basketball
  • Started career as basketball player
  • Currently Working For Utah Jazz
  • Awards NBA All-Rookie First Team, J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, NCAA champion and First-team All-ACC
  • Current City Salt Lake City
  • University attended North Carolina State University
  • School attended Bladensburg
  • Married to Sindi Bailey
  • Children Thurl Bailey, Jr.,TeVaun Bailey, Chonell Stanley, Brendan Bailey and BreElle Bailey

Thurl Bailey is a former American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played as a Small Forward and Power Forward for teams like Utah Jazz and Minnesota Timberwolves. Currently, he works as a broadcast analyst for the Utah Jazz and the University of Utah.

As a broadcast analyst, Thurl Lee Bailey reportedly earns around $72,300 as his yearly salary from Utah Jazz. Further, Thurl Lee Bailey has an estimated net worth of over $8 million. He married his long-term girlfriend, Sindi, and has three children with her.

Thurl Bailey's Salary and Net Worth in 2021

Thurl Lee Bailey has an estimated net worth of over $8 million in 2021. Further, the former NBA player has an average salary of $72,300 annually, working as a broadcast analyst for the University of Utah and Utah Jazz. Besides, Thurl Lee Bailey's financial earnings, his personal assets include a million-dollar house in Salt Lake City. 

Other than being a famous NBA Small Forward and Power Forward, Thurl Lee Bailey is pretty famous in social media. He has 10.4k followers on Twitter.

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Is Thurl Bailey Married; Who is Wife?

Thurl Bailey is married to his wife, Sindi Bailey. The couple tied the knot in 1994 in Las Vegas. Since then, their relationship is going on strong as ever. The couple started dating each other in 1989 shortly after their divorce from their first spouse.

His wife Sindi is a former basketball player at Utah Valley State College and the couple met each other in 1989 soon after Thurl divorced from his first spouse. Sindi also worked at Bailey's basketball camps. The couple had an affair for a couple of years before getting married.

Thurl Bailey and his wife Sindi SOURCE: Church News

The  6 feet tall white Mormon woman in Salt Lake City, Sindi, and Thurl adapted to the cultural differences and attended Mormon and Baptist churches but couldn't get married. His wife was even abandoned by her family for marrying a black guy. The couple formally exchanged their wedding vows again in 1997.

Thurl Bailey is the father of six children. His eldest daughter Chonell is from his relationship with his college sweetheart while he had two children named Thurl Jr., 34, and TeVann, 29, with his first wife. They currently live with Thurl's former wife in North Carolina.

Thurl and his current wife Sindi are the parents of three children BreElle, 24, and Brendan, 22 but the details about their third child is not available. 

Thurl Bailey and wife Sindi with three children SOURCE: The Undefeated

Currently, Thurl Bailey lives in Salt Lake City with his wife and their three children. Among them, he has a daughter with his college sweetheart and two sons from his first marriage.

His niece Morgan Bailey is a basketball forward for The Salt Lake Tribune Brigham Young Cougars.

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Bio and Early Life

Thurl Lee Bailey was born on April 7, 1961, in Washington, D.C. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Aries.

Thurl Lee Bailey attended Bladensburg in Bladensburg, Maryland where he played for his high school basketball team. After completing high school, Thurl Lee Bailey enrolled at North Carolina State University and played for the Wolfpack.

Thurl Bailey's Professional Life

The Utah Jazz selected Thurl Bailey as the 7th pick of the 1983 NBA draft. He played 16 years of professional basketball, 12 years with NBA. On November 25, 1991, he was traded by the Jazz along with a 1992 second-round draft pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

He played for almost three seasons until 1994 when he left the NBA and played in the Greek League. From 1995 to 1998, he played in the Italian League for Polti Cantù in 1995–97 and Stefanel Milano in 1997–98 and returned to the Jazz as a free agent on January 21, 1999.

He officially retired after the end of 1998–99 season.

Thurl Bailey playing for the Utah Jazz SOURCE: Deseret News

Bailey currently is a public speaker, a broadcast analyst for the Utah Jazz and the University of Utah as well as an actor, and a singer/songwriter. He currently appears on the sideline alongside Kristen Kenney.

He is further the chairman of Big T Productions, Fertile Earth. He also works with various charities — including Make-A-Wish, D.A.R.E., the Happy Factory and also continues to coach in the Salt Lake City area using the private coaching service, CoachUp.

Height and Weight

Thurl Lee Bailey was not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The former NBA star is 6 feet 11 inches in height and weighs around 112 kg.

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