Andre Iguodala; Contract, Grizzlies, Lakers, Age, Team, Wife, Height

Published Date: 04 Feb, 2020 Updated date: 04 Feb, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Regards to his affluent lifestyle and shimmering contract in million-dollar figures, Andre Iguodala garnered immense fame and fortune from the NBA. After playing for one NBA team for almost eight seasons, the Lakers wanted to sign him.

American professional basketball player Andre Iguodala plays for NBA team Memphis Grizzlies. He is the 2012 recipient of NBA All-Star and three-time winner of NBA champion in 2015, 2017, and 2018.

Andre Iguodala Bio & Family

The player was born as Andre Tyler Iguodala on 28 January 1984 in Springfield, Illinois. His parents Leonard and Linda Shaklin, raised him and his older brother, Frank. Andre went to Lanphier High School in Springfield, Illinois, and then committed to Arizona College from 2002 until 2004.

He stands at the height of 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) tall and weighs around 98 kg.

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Contract Worth Million Dollar Figures

The 36-year-old has a net worth of $50 million from a professional NBA career since 2004. He got to be part of the 2004 NBA draft and fortune to play for the Philadelphia 76ers. After almost four seasons with 76ers, he and the team agreed upon a six years contract worth $80 million on 17 August 2008. A part of the agreement included $5 million bonuses.

Andre, on 10 August 2012, went to the Denver Nuggets and played just one season. The other traders were the Sixers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Orlando Magic. From then, he signed with the Golden State Warriors for four years on a contract worth $48 million in July 2013. He further extended his contract and re-signed with the Warriors for three-year worth $48 million on 25 July 2017.

Andre Iguodala playing stats (Picture: Basketball-Reference)

Two years later, he got traded to Grizzlies on 7 July 2019.

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His Wife Was His Childhood Sweetheart!

Besides his shimmering NBA contract, Andre enjoys a great four year and more matrimony with wife Christina Gutierrez. She is his childhood sweetheart, and the couple decided to walk the wedding aisle on 10 August 2015 at One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico.

Andre Iguodala and wife Christina during their wedding (Picture: TMZ)

The wedding guest included a list of NBA stars, including Steph Curry, Draymond Green, Jermaine O’Neal, Rudy Gay, Kent Bazemore, Klay Thompson, and Festus Ezeli.

He has a daughter, London, and a son, Andre Jr. Back in 2016, he had to stand in L.A. to testify in his child support battle with baby mama Clayanna Warthen. She is the baby mama of his daughter London who was looking for $58k per month and was getting $16k.

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Some Interesting Facts About Andre Iguodala

  • Andre’s father is of Nigerian descent, and his mother is African-American.
  • The player’s older brother played for Lake Land College in Mattoon, Illinois, and Dayton.[1] His mother is African American, while his father is Nigerian.
  • Legendary former Basketball player Michael Jordan is his sheer inspiration.
  • In 2002 during his senior year, he led Lanphier’s basketball team to a runner-up finish at the Illinois High School Association Class AA state tournament.
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