Chris Paul | Biography

The very handsome and charming Chris Paul is a professional basketball player. Born on May 6, 1985 in Lewisville, North Carolina, he was named Christopher Emmanuel “Chris” Paul at his birth. He is the son of Charles Edward Paul and his wife Robin Jones. He belongs to American nationality and African American ethnicity. His father was a former athlete himself and he basically coached Chris to play basketball and football during his childhood years. He excelled in basketball games. He studied and completed his high school education from West Forsyth High School and later joined Wake Forest University to carry on his further studies.

 

Chris played for his college tournaments and performed outstandingly at each game. In 2002, while still at High School, he scored sixty one points as a tribute to his 61-year-old grandfather who had recently been murdered. His grand dad was someone real close to him; he was his hero as well as his best friend and everything. It was a huge loss for Chris to lose his grandpa like that. He was voted North Carolina’s Mr. Basketball for 2003 by The Charlotte Observer, the largest newspaper of North Carolina.

 

After a stellar career at high school, he opted for Wake Forest University. He made a strong impact in his freshman year that earned him ACC Rookie of the year. And following that accomplishment, in his sophomore year with the average of 15 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assist per game, he was named First Team All American that year. Later, he joined NBA after the completion of his college years. He has had several achievements as New Orleans Hornets. He then joined Los Angeles Clipper in 2011. His skill, quickness, court vision and great defense have made him a regular all-star and an unarguably the top point guard in the game of basketball.

 

 He’s not just talented but has a smash hit personality too. He stands tall at six feet. He’s charming and has that appealing quality to him. He is a married man. He tied knot with his high school sweet heart Jada Crawley on September 10, 2011. The two had met back in 2003 while attending Wake Forest together. He was only twenty six years of age when he got hitched.  They still have the magic alive in their relationship after almost ten years of being together. They are the proud parents of two children together. They welcomed their first baby; Christopher Emmanuel Paul II on May 23, 2009 while their second kid, Camryn Alexis Paul on August 16, 2012.  It’s really unlikely for the pair to file for divorce in the future. He is happy in his married life and living a blissful life with his kids and his wife.

 

He has come a real long way. His skills with the ball, his alert vision in the court and his techniques to score has helped him pave his way all the way to top. He’s making jaw dropping amount of fortune out of his work. His total estimated net worth is around $ 75 million while the man receives $ 18.7 million as his salary every year. Its huge amount of money he’s making. He has definitely been able to provide his family a better life because of which. He is an NBA superstar of today.

 

He has made a huge amount of fans over his career time. They love his games and the way he plays it. They can remain close with him by following him at his twitter account. His detailed information about his life and his career graph can be obtained from wiki and other sites relating him. To add some fun facts about him, his nick name is “CP3” which is the combination of his initials and his jersey number. He has multiple brand endorsements at his hands. And in 2006 he made it to the People’s Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People List.