Biography / Wiki
One of the most important recipes of success is determination and it might as well be the most important secret of success, this line is very well proved by ‘Charles Oakly’ who is an American former professional basketball player as well as basketball coach and entrepreneur.
He played for National Basketball Association’s New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, Washington Wizards, and Houston Rockets in a power forward position. Moreover, he was named to the NBA All-Star Team, the NBA All-Defensive First Team, the NBA All-Rookie First Team, and the NBA All-Defensive Second Team.
He has served as head coach of the Killer 3’s of the BIG3 since 2017. Mr.Charles had started several commercial ventures as an entrepreneur including Hair Solutions and Nails EtCetera.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 18th December 1963, Charles turns 59 years old. He is towering tall with a height of 203 centimeters and 6’8” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 102 kilograms and 224 lbs in pounds.
He seems attractive with his dark brown eyes and grey hair. His body measures 44 inches chest, 34 inches waist and his biceps size is 16 inches approximately.
A successful and talented former basketball player, Charles Oakley has made a huge amount of money, and his net worth is estimated to have $12 Million. In his whole career, he has made $42 Million from his basketball career.
Education / Family
Charles was born and raised in Ohio, USA, and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. He is born to his father Charles Oakley II and his mother Corine Oakley. He has grown up with his brother Curtis Oakley and four sisters Yvonne Moss, Carolyn Felders, Diane Oakley, and Saralene Oakley.
As for her education, he completed his schooling at John Hay High School and further completed his graduation from Virginia Union University in 1985.
|Birth Place||Ohio, USA|
|Date Of Birth||18th December 1963|
|Height||In centimeters – 203 cm
In feet inches – 6’8”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 102 kg
In Pounds – 224 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Retired Basketball Player|
|School||John Hay High School|
|College||Virginia Union University|
|Home Town||Ohio, USA|
|Fathers Name||Charles Oakley II|
|Mothers Name||Corine Oakley|
|Sister||Yvonne Moss, Carolyn Felders, Diane Oakley, Saralene Oakley|
Career / Fashion And Style
As of his career, he started playing basketball in his high school. He led Virginia Union to the 1985 CIAA championship as a senior. In his college career, he scored 2,379 points and grabbed 1,642 rebounds. In the 1985 NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, he was drafted with the 9th overall pick but his draft rights were traded to the Chicago Bulls.
In 1986, he was selected as a part of the NBA All-Rookie First Team. After that, he was traded to the New York Knicks from the Bulls. During his 1995 season, he records 25 playoff games started every regular-season game for a record 107 starts in a single season.
After that, in 1998, he traded to Toronto Raptors for blossoming star Marcus Camby. In 2001, he was traded to the Chicago Bulls for Brian Skinner by the Toronto Raptors with a 2002 2nd-round pick. In 2002, he signed as a free agent with the Washington Wizards.
During the 2002-2003 season, he played 42 games with averaging 1.8 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game, and 1 assist per game. In 2003-2004, he played his final season where he signed the first of two 10-day contracts with the Houston Rockets. He only played 7 games for the team in which he averaged 1.3 points per game.
He retired from the NBA at the end of the season. In 2005, he was inducted into the CIAA Hall of Fame after his career at Virginia Union University. As of his 19-year professional basketball career, he was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he is a married man who tied the marriage knot on 30 July 2016 with his beautiful wife Angela Reed who is a businesswoman and financial consultant by profession. Previously, he was involved in a love affair with Nefertini Rasool as well as has a daughter named Ahmauri Anderson from an unnamed relationship.
|Children||Daughter – Ahmauri Anderson|
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Charles Oakley
- He consistently ranked as one of the best rebounders in the NBA as a power forward.
- He has been the coach of the Killer 3’s of the BIG3 since 2017.
- He retired and played his final season in 2003-2004.
- In his 19-year professional basketball career, he was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
- He owned the companies named “Наіr Ѕоlutіоnѕ аnd Nаіlѕ ЕtСеtеrа”, “Rеd, thе Ѕtеаkhоuѕе”, and Оаklеу’ѕ wаѕh hоuѕе”.
- Charles was involved in an altercation as the Knicks faced the visiting Los Angeles Clippers on 8th February 2017at Madison Square Garden.
- A portion of Deering Street in his hometown was renamed Charles Oakley Way in his honor in September 2016.
- After his career at Virginia Union University, he was inducted into the CIAA Hall of Fame in 2005
Social Media Profile(s)
- Instagram – @therealoak34
- Twitter – @CharlesOakley34
- Facebook – @coakley34