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Biography of ex professional basketball player, Charles Barkley; Career, Net worth

Charles Barkley

American former professional basketball player, Charles Barkley was born on the 20th of February 1963. Charles started his career as a basketball player after he emerged as a favourite player when he played for his school team for three years. Despite being a basketballer, Charles is also an author who is famously rich with fleet of cars in his possession.

According to the Celebrity Cars Blog, Barkley had been spotted pulling up to the studios in New York City back in 2011 in a Lincoln Navigator. The versatile former basketball player owns a mansion in Gainey ranch. The 6000-square foot property cost about $2 million, it and has space for eight cars in the garage. The backyard looks like a great place to enjoy sunny Arizona days and features a swimming pool, tennis courts, and lots of lush trees that provide shade and privacy for his property. Charles Barkley worth stands at $50 million as of the year 2020.

He is known to be one of the richest players in Alabama. His fortune has been amassed through his career earnings with the Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, and the Houston Rockets. During his playing career, he earned a total of $40.3 million in salary alone. In his final season with the Houston Rockets in 1999, he was paid $9 million. Most of his wealth was accumulated in the 16 years that he was a professional basketball player. After Charles retired from playing basketball, he appeared as a studio analyst for the Turner Network Television (TNT’s network coverage). Charles’s salary with the TNT was $6 million per year. He was also a studio analyst for joint coverage of the NBA games for the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS).

He is currently a basketball sports analyst on Inside the NBA. This job contributes to the net worth Charles Barkley enjoys. For those who do not know, Charles Barkley is one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history. His super-sized persona matches both his figure and his phenomenal career in professional basketball. Standing half-a-foot shorter than many of his adversaries on the court, he became a leading rebounder.

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