Rare are the ones who don’t know of National Basketball Association (NBA) legend Charles Barkley. He set a number of records and won many awards during his 17 years long career, playing for the Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, and Houston Rockets. But is Christiana his daughter? Well, Christiana Barkley was born in December 1989 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, and is in fact the only child of Charles Barkley and his wife Maureen.
Christiana Barkley Wiki: Early Life and Education
Her parents married in 1989 and just a few months later Christiana was born; being an only child, she has enjoyed the spoils of a rich kid, including attending the best private schools. Following her high school matriculation, she enrolled at Villanova University, Pennsylvania, from which she graduated in 2016, then continued her studies at the Columbia Journalism School in New York.
Career and Net Worth
Although Christiana is yet to step into the professional waters and definitely choose her calling, she is already a star name in the world thanks to her successful father. On account of his accomplishments, and being a single child, Christiana isn’t left alone to take care of herself in the world, having had financial help from her father throughout her life. So, have you ever wondered how rich Christiana Barkley is, as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Christiana Barkley’s net worth is as high as $1 million, which is still quite decent, don’t you think?
Christiana Barkley Controversial Pictures
Christiana entered the limelight when alleged pictures of her appeared on Twitter, on the profile named Ari. However, it turned out that it wasn’t Christiana on these pictures, but some other girl whose name is Villanova, and who shares a striking resemblance with Christiana. Someone brought up Christiana’s name in bad context, but Christiana has managed to wash it off.
Christiana Barkley Personal Life, Dating, Boyfriend
When it comes to her personal life, Christiana hasn’t shared much about it, and details such as relationships and further interests would likely stay secretive for as long as possible. However, according to reports, Christiana is still single and solely focused on her education for now.
Christiana Barkley Father, Charles Barkley
Now that we have shared all there is to know about Christiana, let’s switch focus to her father, Charles Barkley.
Born Charles Wade Barkley on the 20th February 1963, in Leeds, Alabama USA, he is the son of Frank Barkley and Charcey Glenn. His father left the family a few years after Charles’ birth, and he spent most of his childhood with his mother. He went to Leeds High School, where he started playing basketball, but had problems with his weight as during his junior year he was already 220 pounds, so was primarily a reserve. However, he grew next summer to 6ft 4in from being 5ft 10in, and in his senior year he was a starter on the team, averaging 19.1 points and 17.9 rebounds per game. Following his matriculation, Charles enrolled at Auburn University, where he majored in business management.
Thanks to his success in college, Charles earned a high draft position, and was drafted by the 76ers as the 5th pick in the first round. He played from 1984 to 1992 for the Philadelphia franchise, and averaged a double-double per season in all except for the first one. After the 76ers, he became a part of the Phoenix Suns, where he stayed until 1996, then spent his last four years playing for the Houston Rockets. During his career, Charles collected 11 All-Star appearances and was named to the All-NBA First team five times. His jersey No. 34 was retired by both Philadelphia 76ers and Phoenix Suns.
He also had a successful international career, as he won three gold medals with the USA national team, two from the Olympic Games in 1992 and 1996, and also a gold medal from the FIBA Americas Championship in 1992.
After retirement, Charles remained a celebrity, firstly through the basketball shows on TNT, which he hosted with Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith, while also becoming an actor and author, among other ventures.
Charles Barkley Net Worth
Charles was an enormously successful basketball player, and has continued to increase his fortune after retirement. So, have you ever wondered how rich Charles Barkley is, as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Barkley’s net worth is as high as $20 million. Pretty impressive don’t you think?