Know About Paul Pierce; Stats, Wife, Age, Net Worth, Jersey, College

Published Date: 07 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 07 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Very few NBA players get the fortune of retiring from their first team and Paul Pierce, age 51 is a one. The Boston Celtics honored his retirement in the unique way where he spent 15 years of his playing career.

Paul Pierce is a former American professional Basketball player with 19 playing seasons for four different NBA teams. The 2008 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player in one of the three players with over 20,000 career points for Celtics.

Paul Pierce Bio & Family

The former was born on 13 October 1977, as Paul Anthony Pierce in Oakland, California. His single mother, Lorraine Hosey raised him with his two half-brothers, Jamel Hosey, and Steve Hosey. After the family migrated to Inglewood, Paul went to Inglewood high school with his half-siblings in 1991.

Paul stands at the height of 6 feet 7 inches (201cm) tall and weighs 107kg.

Career & Net Worth

Before stepping into the professional game, Paul played for his college, Kansas between 1995 to 1998. Likewise, he is the fifth-leading scorer for his college with a great stats of 1,786 points including 676 all-time rebounds list.

The Boston Celtics signed him in the 1998 NBA draft. After spending 15 applauding years playing every season, the Celtics traded him to Brooklyn Nets on 28 June 2013. Just a year with the Nets, Paul signed a two-year deal worth $11 million with the Washington Wizards on 17 July 2014. Similar to his single season at Nets, Paul agreed on a three-year contract of $10 million with the Los Angeles Clippers on 10 July 2015.

Surprisingly his retirement was with Celtics after signing a ceremonial contract on 10 July 2017. The Celtics on 18 August 2017 announced his number 34 jersey would be officially be retiring on 11 February 2018.

Paul Pierce playing stats between 1998 to 2017 season (Picture: ESPN)

Paul’s playing with four different NBA teams made him to earn a net worth of $70 million.

Paul & His Wife Welcomes Baby Daughter Prior Wedding

After a giant of a playing career, Paul and his wife, Julie Pierce: an interior designer has some time for their kids. The pair got hitched on 17 July 2010 at the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast, California. A close of 80 people including close friend and family members attended the wedding.

Paul Pierce with wife, Julie at their wedding (Picture: Pinterest)

Their eldest daughter, Prianna Lee Pierce, born on 4 April 2008 was present as the flower girl at her parents’ matrimony. The pair who started dating in 2005 gave birth to second daughter, Adrian Pierce in 2011. After delivery of two daughters, the family became five upon the arrival of their son, Prince Paul Pierce, born on 2 April 2013.

Some Interesting Facts About Paul Pierce

  • Paul is the 2012 recipient of the 35 Greatest McDonald’s All-Americans.
  • He is the 23rd player to be honored after Celtics-Cavaliers game.
  • His wife, Julie, born on 24 February 1983, in Saint Louis, Missouri went to parkway central high school. Next, she got enrolled in the fashion institute of technology.
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