Matt Barnes
Matt Barnes
Real Name/Full Name Matthew Kelly Barnes
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Matt Barnes
Birth Place: Santa Clara, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 March 1980
Age/How Old: 44 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 201 cm
In Feet and Inches –6′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 103 Kg
In Pounds – 226 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Henry Barnes
Mother – Ann Barnes
Siblings: 2
School: Del Campo High School
College: UCLA
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Gloria Glovan (m. 2012-2014)
Kids/Children Name: Isaiah Michael, Carter Kelly, Ashton Joseph Barnes
Profession: Basketball Player
Net Worth: $15 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Matt Barnes is an American Basketball Player who won the NBA Championship in 2017 with the Golden State Warriors. He played a total of 14 seasons in the NBA (National Basketball Association). In 2017, Matt announced his retirement from professional basketball.

Well, how well do you know about Matt Barnes? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Matt Barnes’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 Matt Barnes to date.

Biography and Early Life

The birthplace of Matt is Santa Clara, California. His father, Henry Barnes, was African, while his mother, Ann Barnes, was a white woman. He grew up along with his two brothers named Jason Barnes and Danielle Barnes. In an interview, he revealed that two of his siblings and he were very much active and were interested in outdoor sports from his childhood. His brother Jason was a professional Canadian football player.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Matt Barnes in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Matt Barnes’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024 having been born on 9 March 1980. Though, he is 6′ 7″ in feet and inches and 201 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 226 lbs in Pound and 103 kg in Kilograms.


Matt started his schooling by attending Del Campo High School, which is located in Fair Oaks, California. He was an active sportsperson in his High School and used to play football along with basketball. He had won prestigious honors in football and basketball like all-American, all-state, all-CIF, All-City, and All-League. He continued his high studies and got enrolled in the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was a regular basketball player and played four seasons of College Basketball.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Matt Barnes started dating his now ex-wife Gloria Govan back in 2006. The couple welcomed their twin sons named Isaiah Michael and Kelly Carter two years later in 2008. Matt got married to Gloria four years later, in 2012. Just after welcoming their third child, Gloria filed a petition asking for divorce stating invincible differences. Their divorce was finalized in 2016.

In 2010, when Matt and Gloria were not even married, Matt was arrested because of domestic violence on his then-girlfriend Gloria. However, Matt or Gloria never talked about it publicly.

In 2012, Matt was arrested for the second time for driving with an illegal driver’s license. He also allegedly threatened a police officer.

Is Matt Barnes Gay?

Matt Barnes was married for two years with his first wife. He also dated Gloria Govan for almost four years before marrying her. He has twin boys with his ex-wife. Matt has never been heard of getting linked to any man ever. These facts prove him to be straight. It is safe to assume that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

In 2002, Matt debuted in professional basketball by getting selected in the 2002 NBA Draft, and he played with the Memphis Grizzlies. He was then transferred to Cleveland Cavaliers and played the NBA D-League. In the following year, he played with the Fayetteville Patriots. He won the ABA Championship by playing with the Long Beach Jam in 2003. His average points in that season were 18.9 and 6.8 rebounds.

His fantastic performance brought him a chance to work with Los Angeles Clippers in the 2003-2004 season. From 2004 to 2006, he played with various teams as a free agent. He played with Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, The New York Knicks, etc. From 2006 to 2008, he played with the Golden State Warriors.

He made several records, such as hitting seven three-point field goals while playing with them. In 2007-2008, he became the captain of the Golden State Warriors and played along with famous players like Baron Davis, Stephen Jackson. From 2008 to 2012, he played with various teams like Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, and Los Angeles Lakers.

Finally, in 2012 he came back to the Los Angeles Clippers, and next year he won the ‘Defensive Player Of The Year’ title. In the 2014-2015 season, he was fined and suspended multiple times for his aggressive behavior in court. In 2015, he signed for the Memphis Grizzlies for one year and made 26 points, 11 rebounds, and ten assists. In 2016, he played with the Sacramento Kings for one year. In 2017, he announced his retirement from professional basketball after playing one season with Golden State, with whom he won his only NBA Championship.


Matt Barnes won All Pacific-10 Honorable Mention selection in 2001. In 2017, with his team named Golden State Warriors, Matt Barnes successfully won the NBA Championship Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Matt Barnes in 2024

Matt Barnes Net Worth
Matt Barnes Net Worth

As of 2024, it has been revealed that Matt has an estimated net worth of around $15 million which he has earned through his very successful sports career. Matt was a star player of the basketball team named Los Angeles Clippers, where he used to be paid 3.4 million dollars per season. He has also earned colossal prize money and remuneration throughout his career.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Following are some interesting facts about Matt Barnes:

  • Matt loves to get inked and has several tattoos all over his body.
  • His brother was also a national player.
  • He has played for 12 NBA teams.
  • His brother whose name is Jason Barnes is a professional football player in one of the teams of the Canadian Football League.

Matt Barnes is an ultimate inspiration to any aspiring basketball player. He achieved his success through hard work, dedication, and practice. He is active on Instagram and Twitter, and he has 1 million followers on Instagram. He is very much active on social media and regularly shares his everyday activities with fans through social media.


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