Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley 2022: Net worth, salary & endorsements

Charles Barkley is a former professional basketball player. But currently, he is an analyst on Inside the NBA. Born on February 20, 1963, Barkley became among the best in the NBA. He came into the league after playing college basketball for Auburn University. He first played in NBA in 1984, when he was drafted with the fifth overall pick by Philadelphia 76ers.

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 24: Charles Barkley attends 2019 NBA Awards at Barker Hangar on June 24, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/WireImage)

Barkley played eight seasons for the Sixers, four seasons after that for Phoenix Suns. Later, he ended his career playing four seasons with Houston Rockets.

His nicknames are "Chuck", "Sir Charles" and "the Round Mound of Rebound."

Barkley usually played in the power forward position with jersey no 34. In 2019, the Sixers honored Barkley with a statue of him outside their practice facility.

Charles Barkley married Maureen Blumhardt in 1989. The couple has a daughter together named Christiana.

Major achievements

NBA Most Valuable Player (1993)

11× NBA All-Star (1987–1997)

NBA All-Star Game MVP (1991)

5× All-NBA First Team (1988–1991, 1993)

NBA All-Rookie First Team (1985)

NBA rebounding leader (1987)

No. 34 retired by Philadelphia 76ers

Phoenix Suns Ring of Honor

No. 34 retired by Phoenix Suns

Charles Barkley’s 2022 net worth and endorsements

Celebrity net worth estimates the net worth of Charles Barkley as $50 million. However, he had earned his peak salary in his final season at Houston Rockets, where he got $9 million. Unfortunately, Barkley lost a significant amount of wealth in gambling. Moreover, he had once lost $2.5 million in under six hours playing blackjack.

Barkley’s endorsements include some popular companies. However, he has strong views on endorsements. Notably, in a Nike commercial, Barkley stated he was not a model. In addition, he asked the youth to look up to their parents as models, rather than athletes. He has also endorsed other major brands, including Coca Cola and McDonald's.

Charles Barkley charity

During the corona-virus pandemic, Barkley announced a relief fund to provide financial assistance to hospital staff in need.

He has previously made huge donations to colleges. As a result, he contributed $1 million to Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, Alabama. In addition, he donated $1 million to Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta.


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10 April 2019, US, Dallas: Basketball: NBA; Main Round; 81st Matchday; Dallas Mavericks - Phoenix Suns at Amercian Airlines Center. Legendary meeting on the occasion of Dirk Nowitzkis last home game of his career. This is Charles Barkley speaking to Dirk Nowitzki. Photo: Philipp Hülsmann/dpa (Photo by Philipp Hülsmann/picture alliance via Getty Images)

How to contact Charles Barkley?

Charles Barkley isn’t active on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook. However, you contact him through his website. To talk to Barkley, drop a message to his website:


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Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMaureen Blumhardt
Teams playedPhiladelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets
Listed height6’ 6”
Listed wight114 kg
Wingspan2.08 m
EndorsementsCoca-Cola, McDonald's, Nike, Right Guard, T-Mobile