Know About Chris Paul; Stats, Age, Wife, Height, College, Contract

Published Date: 19 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 19 Jun, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The multi-million player, Chris Paul, age 34, was listed as one of the highest-paid athletes in the world by Forbes magazine in 2014. His brand endorsements were $5.5 million, which makes his net worth to touch the 100 million mark.

American professional basketball player, Chris Paul plays for NBA team, Houston Rockets. He is the nine-time NBA All-Star from 2008 to 2016 including the 2013 NBA All-Star Game MVP.

Chris Paul Bio & Family

The player was born as Christopher Emmanuel Paul on 6 May 1985 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to parents, Charles Edward Paul and Robin Jones. His other family includes an older brother, Charles “C.J.” Paul.

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The player went to West Forsyth High School in Clemmons, North Carolina. In his junior year, his stats were 25 points, 5.3 assists, and 4.4 steals per game. Likewise, in his senior year, his stats were 61 points in a game and finished the season with averages of 30.8 points, 5.9 rebounds, 9.5 assists, and six steals per game. He stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83 m) tall and weighs around 79 kg.

Career & Net Worth

After his high school, he played for his college, Wake Forest between 2003 to 2005. In his freshman season, his stats were 14.8 points, 5.9 assists, and 2.7 steals per game. He then was selected fourth overall in the 2005 NBA draft by the New Orleans Hornets. Chris also agreed on a contract worth $68 million before the 2009/09 season and stayed with the team until 2011.

Chris Paul NBA stats (Picture: ESPN)

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The team later traded him to Los Angeles Clippers in 2011. Two years later, before the 2013/14 season start, he agreed upon a mammoth contract worth $107 million for five years. Nevertheless, the Clipper traded him to Rockets on 28 June 2017, and a year later he signed a four-year deal worth $160 million on 8 July 2018. As if for now, his net worth is $100 million.

Chris Wife Was His College Sweetheart

Besides a giant of a career, he relishes joyful matrimony with wife, Jada Crawley. After being with each other for quite some time, they went to exchange wedding vows on 10 September 2011. Together, they share two kids, a son born on 25 May 2009 and a daughter born in August 2012.

Chris Paul with family during his son’s 10th birthday on 25 May 2019 (Picture: Chris Instagram)

Chris and his wife, Jada with their two sunshine resides in $8.5 million worth Mediterranean-style mansion in Bel Air that he bought from singer, Avril Lavigne in 2012

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Some Interesting Facts About Chris Paul

  • Chris father, Chris Sr. taught both his sons basketball and football during their early days.
  • During his high school play, he became the recipient of the McDonald’s All-American and first-team Parade All-American including the North Carolina’s Mr. Basketball by The Charlotte Observer.
  • In his college, he became the First Team Consensus All-America with a record stats of 3.21-grade point average (GPA).
  • Apart from NBA leagues, he represented his country at the 2006 FIBA World Championship in Japan including the 2008 and 2012 Olympics in Beijing and London.

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