Clyde Drexler
Clyde Drexler
Real Name/Full Name Clyde Austin Drexler
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Clyde Drexler
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 June 1962
Age/How Old: 61 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 201 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6’7”
Weight: In Kilograms – 95 kg
In Pounds – 209 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father – James Drexler
Mother – Eunice Drexler Scott
Siblings: Yes (James Drexler, Denise Drexler and Virginia Drexler)
School: Ross Shaw Sterling Aviation High School
College: University of Houston
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Gaynell (m. 1988-2011), Tonya (m. 2014)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Erica, Austin, Elise and Adam)
Profession: Basketball player
Net Worth: $30 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Clyde Austin Drexler was born on 22nd June 1962 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, to James Drexler and Eunice Drexler Scott. Clyde Drexler was a phenomenal basketball player who is now retired, and he currently does occasional commentary in NBA matches. In his days, he was one of the finest players, and that’s why people often used to call his Clyde the glide. He was so subtle and sublime on the field, and because of that, he has won many awards and accolades.

Well, how well do you know about Clyde Drexler? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Clyde Drexler’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Clyde Drexler to date.

Biography and Early Life

Clyde Drexler was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he lived with his family before shifting to Texas. His family owns a restaurant in Houston which his other siblings handle. Clyde has done his schooling from college in Houston, where he used to live. He was interested in basketball from a young age, but he failed to impress any when he was at school. Later, when he went to college, he gathered the attention of others towards his basketball skills.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Clyde Drexler in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Clyde Drexler’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024 having been born on 22 June 1962. Though, he is 6’7” in feet and inches and 201 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 209 lbs in Pound and 95 kg in Kilograms.


When Clyde shifted from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Houston, Texas, he was admitted to Ross Shaw Sterling Aviation High School, where he completed his schooling. Later he went to the University of Houston, where he gained much of his praises for basketball.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Clyde Drexler With Wife Tonya
Clyde Drexler With Wife Tonya

Clyde has been in a relationship several times, and he has also married three times in his life. Clyde’s first wife is almost unknown to many. He hasn’t shared anything about his first wife, but it is known that he has had a child from her named Erica. They were separated quite early. In 1988, Clyde met with Gaynell, with whom he married in the same year.

The couple has had three children together, but in 2011 they decided to take divorce from each other. The reason behind their divorce is a prolonged disagreement. After some time, in 2014, Clyde Drexler married Tonya. The couple didn’t have any child together, but they form a formidable pair together. They still live together happily, and they are enjoying their marriage.

Drexler is retired now, but he still makes some real estate investment. His siblings manage their family business of Barbecue restaurant in Houston. His mother also handles a cafe that the family owns. Drexler has a house in the neighborhood of Houston and one in the neighborhood of Portland.

He was a phenomenal basketball player, and that’s why he was called the name Clyde the glide. He has mentioned this in his autobiography.

Is Clyde Drexler Gay?

Clyde Drexler has been in a relationship several times, and he has been married three times too. Clyde has been married to someone unknown, and he has a child from her. Later, he married Gaynell in 1988. He lived with her for several years until 2011, when they decided to get separated. After some time, he met with Tonya in 2014. He was married to her, and they still live together.

Professional Career

Clyde Drexler first started playing basketball in school, but he didn’t get enough recognition there. Later, when he went to college, he became an integral part of the college team. He has played many games with Young. He has won many awards and accolades during his college days.

He left his college team and drafted to NBA. He began his NBA career with Portland Trailblazers, where he became mightily successful. He was able to become one of the very best there. He left Portland Trailblazers to join Houston Rockets. He played with Houston Rockets till the end of his career. He has won many awards their too, and he was later named in the all-time top 50 NBA player.

He retired from basketball quite some time ago, and after retirement, he has spent some time as a coach of the Houston Rockets. He has also done commentary for Houston Rockets occasionally after his retirement. He is also involved in the real estate business, and he currently handles some of his business himself.


Clyde Drexler has won many awards and accolades in his basketball career. He has been named in the NBA All-Star ten times which is simply exceptional. He has won one of the most prestigious Olympic gold medals with the United States Basketball Team. He has also won the NBA championship with the Houston Rockets. Drexler is considered one of the best basketball players, and he has been in the hall of fame twice. He was a phenomenal player as his name is listed in the top 50 basketball player of all time.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Clyde Drexler in 2024

Clyde Drexler Net Worth
Clyde Drexler Net Worth

As of 2024, Clyde Drexler has an estimated net worth of around or more than $30 million. He has earned most of his wealth by playing basketball. However, his family is wealthy as they gave their own business of Barbecue Restaurant and cafe. However, he has never worked in each of them.

His siblings and his mother handle their family business. He has always given his time to basketball. He has also been involved in the real estate business, and he deals inland. He has also spent some time as a coach of the Houston Rockets.

As to conclude things here, we can say that Clyde Drexler has achieved almost everything in his life. He is known as one of the best basketball players of all time. He has his name officially listed in the list of top 50 basketball players of all time.

Despite having a big family business, he never left his dream of basketball, and because of that, he was able to become that successful. After he retired from basketball, he involved himself in the commentary and real estate business. He does commentary occasionally now, but he is still involved in the real estate business.

Clyde Drexler is a very successful personality, and everyone pretty highly admires him. Everyone follows him and wants to be like him. Now he is retired, and we wish him good luck for the rest of his life.


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