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Charles Barkley’s Net Worth and His Lost $10 Million in Gambling

  • Charles Barkley has a net worth of $40 million

Source: Sporting News

Charles Barkley Career

American retired professional basketball player Charles Barkley revealed that net worth has  reached $40 million. Although he is retired now, Charles has been able to add to his net worth as a sports analyst of the NBA on the show, Inside the NBA.  Basketball and endorsements have played a pivotal role helping Charles Barkley increase his earnings.


In his career from 1985 to 2000, Charles Barkley is was a notable player for three major teams in the NBA. These included the Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns and the Houston Rockets. He played as a power forward during his NBA career. Charles Barkley has a notable achievement to his name. He was stated as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.  Charles Barkley started is career with the Philadelphia 76ers and he was paid about $437,500 as a freshman. Due to his increased power and ability as a power forward, his salary increased over time. The Philadelphia 76ers even paid Charles Barkley $3,200,000 before he was traded to the Phoenix Suns in 1992. His salary when joining the Phoenix Suns, was approximately 3 to 4 million dollars. And finally Charles Barkley reached his highest salary of $9,000,000 in the last season with the Houston Rockets.


During his career, Charles Berkeley was endorsed by several companies like Nike, McDonalds, Coca Cola, T-Mobile, Taco Bell, and Weight Watchers.

Charles Barkley School

Charles Barkley's Net Worth and His Lost $10 Million in Gambling

Charles Brakley was born and raised in suburban Leeds, Alabama. Since junior high, Charles Brakley was tall, and many people predicted he would be a great basketball player in the future. In senior high school, Charles Brakley showed interest in basketball and played for the school team. With his senior high team, Charles Brakley accumulated 19.1 points and 17.9 rebounds per game. At Auburn University,  Charles Brakley showed his great skills in basketball. His skills then attracted the Philadelphia 76ers who put his name in the 1984 NBA Draft. Charles Brakley soon became an outstanding player and was named rookie of the year by accumulating 4.0 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. After his success with the Philadelphia 76ers, he became a target for many NBA teams. Charles Brakley ended his career as a basketball player at the Houston Rockets in 2000.

Charles Brakley is still rich today, but he lost over $10 million in gambling. And now it’s likely he started to re manage his life and also his financial condition. In 2017, Charles has a net worth of $40 million.