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Charles Barkley Gambling Addiction Affects His Net Worth

Charles Barkley Gambling Addiction Affects His Net Worth

Name Charles Wade Barkley
Age, Born 50 years old, Charles Wade Barkley, February 20, 1963
Net Worth $15 million
Source of Wealth Basketball athlete
Endorsements Nike, McDonalds, Coca Cola, T-Mobile, Taco Bell, and Weight Watchers
Achievement NBA Most Valuable Player, NBA All-Rookie First Team , NBA All-Star Game MVP, NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team, SEC Player of the Year
Family Married to Maureen Blumhardt with a daughter named Christina


Even Charles Barkley has been retired as a basketball player, but his amount of salary that ever reaching $9,000,000 when he joined Houston Rockets,it was the biggest one he ever made. Charles Barkley also ever paid $1,5million just when he endorsed by TNT for the 2002 contract. But unlucky Charles Barkley is a little bit obsessed with gambling, so even he receives his salary, he can’t earn more than $15 million net worth. It was reported that this man who currently stands as an analyst on the television program Inside the NBA ever spending $10 million just for gambling only.

When Charles Barkley attended Auburn University for three years he collected 62.6% field goal percentage. There he averaged 9.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.7 blocks per game. Charles Barkley started his career in major league was rafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in  the 1984 NBA Draft. As the sophomore in Philadelphia 76ers he averaged 14.9 points and 11.1 rebounds per game. During the 1992–1993 season, Charles Barkley moved from Philadelphia 76ers to the Phoenix Suns. In his new club, he averaged 5.6 points on .520 shooting, 12.2 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game. But in  1996 to 1997 season, Charles Barkley was traded to the Houston Rockets and spent his an entire career with this team.

While interviewed by ESPN, Charles Barkley admitted that he really regrets with his gambling addiction. And even he received $4,695,000 annual salary in 1995-1996 season and $9,000,000 as his salary, it never makes him satisfied and stop him from gambling.