Chris Paul Bio, Career and Net Worth

Chris Paul Bio, Career and Net Worth

Chris Paul is an American professional basketball player. He plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).  The playing position of Paul in the team is Point guard. He prefers playing in the half court versus playing up-tempo. As a professional player of NBA, his ability to penetrate deep into the paint leads to easy shots and gain points in the game for his teammates.

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Chris Paul early life and career

Christopher Emmanuel Paul was born in May 6, 1985 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, America to his parents Charles Paul (father) and Robin Jones “Paul” (mother). He isn’t single son of his parents, he has an older brother Charles “C.J.” Paul. As a former athlete, Charles Sr. taught his sons football and basketball. He also coached them in various youth leagues throughout their childhoods.

He attended West Forsyth High School in Clemmons. Chris Paul use to play on the junior varsity team during his freshman seasons. Then he attended Wake Forest University through his college.

In 2005 NBA Draft, Chris Paul was selected fourth overall by the New Orleans Hornets. Paul also became the second rookie in the NBA history to lead the league in total steals by assists, points, double-doubles and steals. He was named NBA Rookie of the Year, the first place Rookie to receive was Deron Williams, with whom Paul enjoyed a rivalry in their career.

Career Highlights and Awards

  • NBA Rookie of the Year
  • NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award
  • Two Olympic gold medals
  • NBA All-Star Game MVP
  • All-NBA First Team
  • All-NBA Second team
  • NBA assists leader
  • NBA steals leader
  • USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year
  • North Carolina Mr. Basketball

He is also been selected in “nine NBA All-Star team, Nine NBA ALL-Defensive teams and eight All-NBA teams”.

Chris Paul Personal Life and Net Worth

In 2011, Paul married his college girlfriend, Jada Crawley. The happy couple have two children, Christopher Emmanuel Paul, Jr. and Camryn Alexis Paul. He bought a resident from Avril Lavigne in a Mediterranean-style mansion in Bel Air for $8.5 million, where the Paul family lives.

Paul is a Christian and attends church every Sunday as possible as he can. As his hobbies, he enjoys bowling and owns a franchise in the professional Bowlers Association (PBA) League which is also known as L.A.X.

Being an American professional basketball player, Paul has an estimated net worth of $75 million. His salary is 22.87 million USD.

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