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Has Former NBA Player Ralph Sampson's Ex-Wife Aleize Sampson Found A New Man? Details Here!

As tall as he is, the former professional basket ballplayer Ralph Sampson's fame was even taller during 80s-90s.

The 7’4” NBA player was most recently in the media for winning $25,000 for the UVA Health System in ABC’s Celebrity Family Feud. But, there are many facets of his life to be discussed. For example, his ex-wife!

Ralph was once married to Aleize Sampson. They divorced in 2003. Has his former wife moved on and found new love? 

Does Ralph Sampson's Ex-Wife Aleize Sampson Have A New Man?

Aleize Sampson has rarely made any public appearances after her divorce from husband Ralph in 2003. She has kept a low-profile since the divorce. 

After her separation with the retired basketball player, Aleize has not confirmed her romance with anyone officially. Further, she is also unavailable is any of the social media.

American retired basketball player Ralph Sampson, 57

American retired basketball player Ralph Sampson, 57

Well, given that it has already been over a decade since the couple's divorce, Aleize Sampson has possibly moved on and found a new man. 

Ralph Sampson's Married Life With Aleize Sampson- Divorce Details

Ralpha and Aleize tied the knot in 1987. At the time, Ralph was 26. The big day was held in in Anniston, Ala and the couple exchanged their vows in front of  200 guests.

The couple is blessed with four children; Ralph Sampson III, Robert Sampson, Anna Aleize Sampson, and Rachel Lee Sampson. His sons, Ralph and Robert are also American professional basketball players. 

Ralph Sampson allegedly has four other kids from his relationship with other women.

The former couple, Ralph Sampson and Aleize Sampson, who divorced in 2003

The former couple, Ralph Sampson and Aleize Sampson, who divorced in 2003

Source: Zimbio

Ralpha and Aleize ended their relationship after 16 years of married life. After the separation, the former NBA player's wife, Aleize and the other women sued him for child support.

Ralph Sampson Sued Child Support Cases

Reportedly, two child support cases were filed against Ralph. According to a source, he fathered a daughter in 1985 and another daughter in 1988 with the anonymous woman. After an investigation, Ralph paid the child support as he was found guilty.

Again, after two years, he was imprisoned on two more counts of failure to pay child support. The first case was of his daughter born in 1986 and second was the daughter he fathered in 1988. Later, he paid around $290,000. 

At the time, Roanoke Times sports reporter Doug Doughty also explained:

The Ralph Sampson I know, if he wasn’t paying child support it’s because he didn’t have the money. It’s not because he didn’t believe in supporting his kids or his family,

Despite all the issues he faced, things are better now. Ralph explained:

Everything is settled. All my kids that I have are in great places,

Well, looks like Ralph is doing all right. Currently, he is not dating anyone officially. Or, fathering any children. Guess, he knows better now!

Ralph Sampson: Quick Facts

  • Ralph was born Ralph Lee Sampson Jr.
  • He was born on July 7, 1960, in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
  • His height is 7’4”.
  • Ralph attended the University of Virginia. He also received a three-time Naismith College Player of the Year while playing for the university.
  • His birth sign is Cancer.
  • He served for the Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings, and Washington Bullets.
  • Ralph became 4-time NBA All-Star and Rookie of the Year with the Houston Rockets in 1984.
  • Ralph Sampson's estimated net worth is $6 million.