Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony is one of the most successful and professional American basketball player who played for New York Knicks of the Association. A double Olympic gold medallist, Anthony was one of the most prolific scorers in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. Interestingly he has been named as “NBA conference player of the month” many times in his career as well as “NBA All-star” eight times in a row.

Quick Biography

Carmelo Kyam Anthony or as the world knows him by the name of Melo was born on 29th May in the year 1984 in Brooklyn, New York. Raised in Baltimore by his mother alone, Anthony was youngest of four children. Anthony began playing basketball at a young age, and by 2001, he was titled as Baltimore Sun’s metro player of the year as well as Baltimore Catholic League player of the year.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Carmelo Anthony
Age: 38 years old
Birth Date: May 29, 1984
Birth Place: Red Hook, New York
Nationality: United States of America
Religion: Christianity
Parents: Father: Carmelo Iriarte
Mother: Mary Anthony
Spouse: La La Anthony (m. 2010)
Children: Kiyan Carmelo Anthony
Height: 6 ft 7 inche
Weight: 107 kg
Profession: Basketball player, Television producer, Actor, Athlete
Net Worth in 2022: $170 Million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Anthony one of the most skilled basketball players of all time is only 38 years old. To talk about his physical features he has a height of 6 ft 7 inches, weight 107 kg.  To talk about his other body measurements JJ’s chest equals to 48 inches, waist 35 inches and biceps 15.5 inches.

Education, School/College University

Anthony attended the Towson Catholic High School and Oak Hill Academy, before he started to seriously focus on his game. At his college Syracuse University, he quickly adapted to the college game. While in college Anthony raised his test scores and his game to become the highest-ranked high school basketball player in the country.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

National Basketball player Anthony was born in Brooklyn, New York City. He is of African-American ethnicity and has an American nationality. His father’s name is Carmelo Iriarte, who was a Puerto Rican.

He was raised by his mother Mary Anthony. He has two sisters namely Michelle Anthony and Daphne Anthony. He also has two brothers, Wilford Anthony and Robert Anthony. There are no such clear facts about his political views as he might be completely apolitical.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Carmelo Anthony With Wife La La Anthony
Carmelo Anthony With Wife La La Anthony

Anthony is a married man and is married to La La Anthony on July 10, 2010, at Cipriani’s in New York City. They have a son, Kiyan Carmelo Anthony who was born on March 7, 2007. About his past relationship Anthony had a relationship with Raavin but due to some problem they broke up.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 10 July 2010
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Carmelo Anthony Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): La La Anthony
Kids: Kiyan Carmelo Anthony

Anthony joined USA Basketball Junior National Team in 2002. While playing his sixth game as a NBA player, history was created by scoring 30 points, thus he became the second youngest player in NBA history to score such points. By 2004, he was the third-youngest player to score 1,000-point in NBA history.

He made his debut at the 2004 Athens Olympics, and won a bronze with an average of 2.4 points and 1.6 rebounds. 2005-06, was a glorious period for him as he finished at the top eighth spot in the NBA. In 2008, he was picked up for a second successive time for NBA All Star Game.

The 2009-10 season opened with a bang for him as he scored 71 points. By 2013, he became the first Knicks player with the highest-selling jersey in the NBA. Anthony also played in the 2016 Olympic Games

Awards & Nominations

He was five times selected in the All NBA selection, twice in the second team in 2010 and 2013 and four times in the Third team in 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2012. Six times he was chosen as the NBA All-Star and once won the NBA Rookie Challenge MVP.

At the Olympics, his performance is commendable as he won Bronze Medal at the 2002 Junior Team and 2004 Athens Olympics. Additionally, he won two gold medals in 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics.

Carmelo Anthony Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Carmelo Anthony Net Worth
Carmelo Anthony Net Worth

Over the years Anthony played remarkably well, and his salary is $22.5 million. His net worth is $170 million as of August 2022. He earns an additional $9 million per year from endorsements.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Anthony got involved in a controversy after his arrest for stealing items and cocaine for personal use, which was against the drugs licencing policy of the team. Later a source claimed that the entire news was made fabricated, and nothing took place.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.

Yes he has an official Facebook page with a fan likes of 13k people. A twitter account with 9.28 million followers and an Instagram account with 5.9 million followers.

A sports personality with commendable success, Anthony is an all-time leading scorer.  Also, he is a 10 time NBA All-Star and has played for the US in the 2004, 2008 and 2012, and 2016 Olympics.


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