Biography / Wiki
In the National Basketball Association an American former professional basketball player Ray Allen has played 18 seasons. He gained a reputation as an efficient long-range shooter when he started playing basketball for the Connecticut Huskies. He was born as Walter Ray Allen Jr on July 20, 1975.
In 1996, as the fifth overall selection he got selected for the NBA where he developed into a prolific scorer for the Milwaukee Bucks, featuring alongside Glenn Robinson and Sam Cassell as the team.
He has earned ten NBA All-Star designations and won an Olympic gold medal as a member of the 2000 United States men’s basketball team. He also appeared in the movie for his role of basketball prodigy Jesus Shuttlesworth in He Got Game where his performance as Shuttlesworth was greatly praised by critics.
Height / Weight / Age
Ray Allen has an impressive height of 196 cm or 6’5” feet inches. Along with great height, he weighs 96 kg and 212 lbs. He will turn 47 years old. He has a large dark brown color set of eyes and black hair but now he is bald.
He has a slim physique with a body measurement of 42 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 36 waist hips whereas his biceps size is 15 inches. His shoe size is 14 (US).
According to the sources, Ray Allen’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million approximately. His average salary is $10 million.
Education / Family
Ray Allen was born in California to Walter Sr who was in the military and Flora Allen. Along with his sibling, he grew up in Saxmundham, Suffolk, England, in Altus, Oklahoma, at Edwards Air Force Base in California, and in Germany.
He attended Hillcrest High School for his elementary education. Later he was enrolled at the University of Connecticut after being recruited by assistant coach Karl Hobbs. While at the university, he was named USA Basketball’s Male Athlete of the Year in 1995.
|Full name||Walter Ray Allen Jr|
|Birth Place||Merced, California, USA|
|Date Of Birth||July 20, 1975|
|Height||In centimeters – 196 cm
In feet inches – 6’5”
|Weight||In kilograms – 96 kg
In pounds – 212 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Profession||Former basketball player|
|School||Hillcrest High School|
|College||USA Basketball’s Male Athlete|
|Home Town||California, USA|
|Fathers Name||Walter Allen, Sr.
|Mothers Name||Flora Allen
|Sister||Kristie Raye and Talisha Allen|
Career / Fashion And Style
Ray Allen started his career as a basketball player in the college itself. In 2001, he became the 25-member UConn All-Century Basketball Team. In 1996, NBA draft he was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the fifth pick and immediately was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks for the rights to fourth pick Stephon Marbury.
In 1997 season, he had put up 29 points, including 6 three-pointers in a win against the 76ers. In 1999, he signed a six-year, $70.9 million extensions with the Bucks, and became the highest-paid player in franchise history.
he achieved many individual accomplishments during his Seattle Supersonics tenure in the year 2006 and became the 97th player in NBA history to score 15,000 points. In the 2007 NBA draft, he was traded from Sonics to the Celtics. In 2008, he was honored as the 3rd best of the 20 greatest players in franchise history.
In 2012, he accepted a three-year deal with Miami Heat and in the first season he averaged 10.9 points per game and made 88.6% of his free throws while playing an average of 25.8 minutes per game. He became a free agent in the year 2014 and announced his decision to sit out the season and focus on 2015–16. In 2019, he received an opportunity to play in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
|Girlfriends||Shannon Walker Williams|
|Wife||Shannon Walker Williams
|Children||Walker, Wynstan, Walter, Wyann, and Tierra|
Here we are providing you the list of Ray Allen’s favorite things.
|Favorite Cars||Levante – Manufactured by Maserati|
|Favorite Film||Schindler’s List|
Some Interesting Facts About Ray Allen
- Ray Allen owns a 1995 Lotus Espirit S4S.
- He is fond of collecting shoe collectors and sneaker.
- In the year 2016, he announced his retirement.
- He broke the record of most three-pointers in an NBA Finals game with eight.
- In the year 2018, he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
- He is the only player in NBA history score who has over 200 three-point shots for straight five seasons.
- He has customized shelves for his sneakers and shoes in almost every room in his house, except the kitchen.
- With Seattle Supersonics, he signed a contract for $80,000,000.
- In 2011, he became an all-time NBA leader in total 3-point goals, surpassing Reggie Miller.
- During 2001 All-Star Weekend, he has won the 1 800 CALL ATT Shootout.
- He is considered as the greatest shooter from 3-point territory playing.