- Name: Carmelo Anthony
- Age: 32 years old
- Height: 6ft 8in (203 cm)
- Occupation: Basketball Player
- Net Worth: US $90 Million
- Status: Alive
Carmelo Anthony is an American professional basketball player currently signed to the New York Knicks. He stands 6ft 8in tall and plays the small forward position. Anthony was born to parents Mary Anthony and Carmelo Iriarte on May 29, 1984 in Brooklyn, New York. His father died of liver failure when he was 2. He has siblings Robert and Michelle, and half-sister Daphne. Anthony grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Towson Catholic High School in Maryland followed by Oak Hill Academy in Virginia. He continued his basketball career and education at Syracuse University.
Anthony entered Syracuse University in fall 2002. He started all 35 games and averaged 22.2 points, 10 rebounds and 2.2 assists. He led the Syracuse Orange to the 2003 NCAA tournament title. Anthony was named NCAA Final Four MVP. His college honors also include Consensus second-team All-American and USBWA National Freshman of the Year. His #15 jersey was retired by Syracuse.
Anthony was selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 3rd overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft. His rookie game debut was against the San Antonio Spurs on October 29. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2004. Anthony played 8 seasons with the Nuggets and led them to 7 consecutive playoffs. The team made the Conference Finals in 2009, their first since 1985. Anthony was traded to the New York Knicks in 2011. He scored a career high 62 points against the Charlotte Bobcats in January 2014.
Anthony is a 10x NBA All-Star, 4x All-NBA Third Team and 2x All-NBA Second Team. He was the 2013 NBA scoring champion with an average of 28.7 points per game. He was the USA Basketball Male Athlete for years 2006, 2008 and 2016. In addition to the NBA, Anthony is a 3x Olympic gold medalist. His Olympic debut was at the 2004 games in Athens, Greece. He led Team USA to gold in 2008, 2012 and 2016.
Carmelo Anthony has an estimated net worth of $90 million. He banked $31 million in 2016 according to Forbes. Melo signed a 5-year $124 million contract with the New York Knicks in July 2014. The contract is fully guaranteed. He also boasts endorsement deals with Nike’s Jordan Brand, Draft Kings, Las Vegas Sands and SMS Audio.
Melo got engaged to television personality ‘Alani Vazquez’ aka ‘La La’ in 2004. The couple tied the knot in July 2010 in New York City. They welcomed their first child, a son named Kiyan in March 2007. Reports surfaced in April 2017 claiming that the two have separated.
Carmelo Anthony Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Carmelo Kyam Anthony
- Birthday: May 29, 1984
- How Old : Age: 32 years old
- Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 8in (203 cm)
- Occupation: Professional Basketball Player
- Years Active: 2003-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $90 Million
- Marriage(s): Alani “La La” Vazquez
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: thisismelo.com