|Real Name/Full Name||William Anthony Parker Jr.|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Tony Parker, T.P|
|Birth Place:||Bruges, Belgium|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||17 May 1982|
|Age/How Old:||39 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 84 Kg
In Pounds – 185 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Tony Parker Sr.
Mother – Pamela Firestone
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Axelle Francine (m. 2014), Eva Longoria (m. 2007–2011)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Josh Parker|
|Profession:||Basketball Player, Businessman|
|Net Worth:||$90 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2021|
Tony Parker is a French-American professional basketball player who retired in 2019. He was famous for his speed and strength. He is the winner of four NBA Championships. He was the star player of the San Antonio Spurs. He also has his own rap hip-hop music album and has been seen in various movies and TV series.
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Biography and Early Life
The birthplace of Tony Parker is Bruges, Belgium. His family relocated to France, and he grew up there along with his two younger siblings named T.J Parker and Pierre Parker. His father’s name is Tony Parker Sr. who was a professional basketball player. He belongs to a sports family.
His grandmother Jetty Baars was a National Tennis Champion while his grand Uncle Jan Wienese was into rowing and won an Olympic Gold Medal. Parker and his brothers were into basketball from a very early age and attended basketball matches with his father. However, Parker was more into Soccer, but after seeing Michael Jordan playing, he decided to become a basketball player.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Tony Parker in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tony Parker’s age is 39 years old as of today’s date 6th August 2021 having been born on 17 May 1982. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 185 lbs in Pound and 84kg in Kilograms.
There is no information about Tony’s formal education. However, it is known for his talent and skill he was accepted in a famous training institute named the National Institute of Sports and Physical Education in France. He trained there for two years before debuting in professional games. He was offered sports scholarships from colleges like UCLA and Georgia Tech for his talent, but he didn’t accept a single one of them and decided to continue his career by staying in France. He never started his formal higher education.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Back in 2004, Tony started dating American actress Eva Longoria. Two years later, they got engaged, and in 2007, the dip married. Eva filed a petition asking for divorce from Parker in 2011, stating irreconcilable differences. However, it was reported that Parker’s head cheated on her with American model Erin who was also the wife of Parker’s former teammate. After divorce, he got linked with Barbara Morel, but the relationship ended after a short time.
Parker started dating Journalist Axelle Francine in 2011. Two years later, the couple got engaged, and in 2014, Parker married for the second time. The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Josh Parker, in 2014. In 2020, they separated.
Is Tony Parker Gay?
Till now, Tony has been married twice and has been in at least 3-4 relationships. He also has a son with his second wife. He was in a relationship with his first wife for almost a decade. These facts prove him to be straight, and it is safe to assume that his sexual orientation is straight.
Parker started playing at the age of 15 and played two seasons of French Amateur Leagues. He then played in French League and 2001 NBA Draft. In his first championship, he made 9.2 points and 2.6 rebounds. Despite his good performance, he was often benched.
In his second championship, he was ranked 13th in the league. His team won the league that season. In his third championship, he scored 18.9 ppg and did a good performance. In 2014 he started his fourth championship and had a record-breaking performance. In 2019 Parker retired from professional basketball.
In 2015, he started his academy to support young talented players. He had also released his music album, collaborating with artists like Booba, Jamie Foxx, etc. His single music named ‘Premier Love’ entered into the official French Singles Chart and was ranked 11th. In 2009, he appeared in a biographical documentary film. He was also seen in the movie “Asterisk at the Olympic Games. In 2021, he featured in a Netflix documentary based on him.
In 2002, Tony was nominated and won ‘NBA All-Rookie Team Award.’ Four years later, in 2007, he was awarded ‘NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award.’ In 2013, he won a total number of four prestigious awards such as ‘All NBA Team’ Award, ‘Eurostar Award,’ ‘All-Europeans Player Of The Year’ and ‘FIBA Europe Men’s Player Of The Year Award.’Next year he won the ‘All-NBA Team’ and ‘All-Europeans Player Of The Year’ award again. In the same year, he also won the ‘FIBA Europe Men’s Player Of The Year Award.’
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tony Parker in 2021
As of last estimated in 2021, Tony has an estimated net worth of around $90 million, which he has earned through his very successful professional basketball career. He also has his basketball training camp in the City of Lyon. He is also a major shareholder of Lyon Basket Feminine. Tony has his own music album and has appeared in movies from where he has earned a huge sum of money.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
Following are some interesting facts about Tony Parker:
- He was the youngest point guard in Spur’s history.
- Tony’s academy, ‘Adequate Academy,’ offers every graduate a job after the final exam.
Tony Parker is an inspiration to any player of basketball who wants to get into the NBA at a young age. He has earned huge success through his hard work and dedication. He is also a rapper, and he has fans from all over the world. He is active on Twitter, and he posts regularly.