Carmelo Anthony Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Nov, 2016
Facts of Carmelo Anthony
Date of Birth: 1984 , May-29
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 8 Inch
Name Carmelo Kyam Anthony
Birth Name Carmelo Anthony
Nick Name Carmelo
Father Carmelo Iriarte
Mother Mary Anthony
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Red Hook, New York City
Ethnicity Black
Profession Basketball player
Net Worth $90 million
Salary $ 24.56 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 109 kgs
Married Yes
Married to La La Anthony (m. 2010)
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Education Towson Catholic High School
Awards 9 NBA All-Star (20072008, 20102016) 2 All-NBA Second Team (2010, 2013) 4 All-NBA Third Team (20062007, 2009, 2012) NBA scoring champion (2013) NBA All-Rookie First Team (2004) NBA Rookie Challenge MVP (2005) USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2006) NCAA champion (2003) NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2003) Consensus second-team All-American (2003) USBWA National Freshman of the Year (2003) No. 15 retired by Syracuse
Sisters Daphne Anthony ,Michelle Anthony
Siblings Wilford Anthony ,Robert Anthony
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Carmelo Kyam Anthony was born on 29th May 1984 in  Red Hook, New York City, New York, the United States to parents Mary Anthony and Carmelo Iriarte. Carmelo’s father is a Black Puerto Rican and his mother is African-American. Carmelo spent most of his childhood days with his siblings, Robert, Wilford and his half-sister Daphne. His family moved to Baltimore when he was eight years old.


Carmelo Anthony went on to attend Towson Catholic High School. He began playing basketball and was even named The Baltimore Sun’s metro Player of the Year. Soon, he began playing for Oak Hill academy and ended up with 25.2 points in a game. He then joined Syracuse University.

Career and path

Carmelo Anthony grabbed the attention of NBA in 2003 where he was picked third in the first round by the Denver Nuggets. Since then he went on to play for the Denver Nuggets till 2011. Carmelo plays the small forward position.  In 2001 he went on to play for New York Knicks. He has won three gold medals in Olympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016 respectively. He has also won gold in the 2007 Las Vegas, Americas Championship.

Throughout  career, Carmelo Anthony has been honored many times including USBWA National Freshman of the Year, NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player both in 2003, NCAA champion also in 2003, NBA scoring champion in 2013, NBA Rookie Challenge MVP in 2005, USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year in 2006, 9× NBA All-Star in 2007 to 2008 and 2010 to 2016, and more. He has been doing great in the field of sports and is an inspiration to millions. 

Married and personal life

Carmelo Anthony is currently married to La La Anthony. The couple got engaged in 2004 and married on 10th July 2010 in Cipriani’s in New York. La La is a well-known American radio and television personality, author, business woman, producer as well as an actress and is renowned for her exceptional work. The couple gave birth to a son named Kiyan Carmelo Anthony on 7th March 2007. There have been no extra marital affairs or rumors.

Fact, bio, and height

Carmelo Anthony is currently 32 years old and stands tall at the height of 6 feet 8 inches. He is of black ethnicity. Carmelo’s weight is noted to be 109 kgs. There have been a few controversies of Carmelo being in possession of marijuana and also driving under the influence. Carmelo Anthony’s salary is noted to be $ 24.56 million. His net worth is estimated to be $90 million arising out of his contract with New York Knicks and his various sponsorships.