A former basketball player for the NBA, Allen Iverson has earned countless titles throughout his 15-year career. Not only did he win the NBA All-Stars eleven times, but he had also received the All-Stars Game MVP Award in 2001. You can learn more about him below.
Allen Iverson– 2017 Facts
Allen Ezail Iverson
Allen Iverson, Al, A.I., The Answer, Ivy, The 3rd Degree, Third Degree
Occupation and Job
Former professional NBA player, basketball coach
Allen Iverson rose to fame as a professional basketball player for the NBA in the early 2000’s. Throughout his career, he won countless titles including the NBA All-Star eleven times.
Age – How Old is He?
He is currently 42 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
He was born on June 7, 1975
Place of Birth/Hometown
Allen Iverson was born and raised in the city of Hampton, Virginia; at the time of his birth, his mother Ann Iverson was only fifteen years old at the time.
He is African American
Allen Iverson Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
He is 6’0″ tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
He is 183cm tall
Weight in Pounds
He currently weighs 165 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
He currently weighs 75kg
Chest- 44 inches or 112cm, Biceps- 15.5 inches or 39.5 cm
31.5 inch or 80cm
He wears a size 11 (US) shoe
Allen Iverson’s Personal Life in 2017
Is Allen Iverson in a Relationship?
Allen Iverson has been married to Tawanna Turner since August 2001. After meeting in high school, they dated for a few years before tying the knot.
Allen Iverson’s Girlfriends
Prior to his current marriage, the former NBA star had been romantically involved with Da Brat, and Kenya Moore.
He has two sisters named Iesha and Brandy Iverson.
He has a brother named Mister Allen Iverson.
With his wife Tawanna, he has five children- three daughters named Messiah Lauren, Tiaura, and Dream Alijha, and two sons named Allen Iverson II, and Isaiah Rahsaan.
As a teen, he went to Bethel High School, where he was a member of the school football team; he later joined the basketball team as well as point guard.
Prior to his graduation, however, he was involved in an altercation which ultimately resulted in him having to spend four months at a correctional facility. He was eventually forced to complete his senior year at Richard Milburn High School, an institute for at-risk students.
Did Allen Iverson Go to College
Upon completing high school, he played basketball at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He ultimately played there for two years before getting drafted into the NBA.
At this time, we do not have any information on Allen Iverson’s salary.
As of 2017, Allen Iverson has an estimated net worth of $32 Million.
He enjoys playing basketball in his spare time
Samuel L. Jackson
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
Some of his favorite artists include Jay Z, Jadakiss, The Notorious B.I.G., Lil Wayne, The Game, Rick Ross, and Young Jeezy.
Interestingly enough, he did not like to play basketball as a child; instead, he was into baseball and football.
Born on June 7th, he is a Gemini
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Allen Iverson’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Allen Iverson’s Facebook Account
Allen Iverson’s Twitter Username
Allen Iverson’s Instagram Username
Allen Iverson’s Youtube Channel
Allen Iverson is not active on Youtube
Allen Iverson’s Snapchat Username
As far as we know, Allen Iverson is not on Snapchat
Other Interesting Facts:
- In 2008, he was rated by ESP as being the fifth greatest NBA shooting guard of all time
- As a teen, he got into an altercation with a few friends, during which he struck a woman with a hair; it ultimately led to a prison sentence
- In 2011, a man sued the NBA player for $2.5 million, claiming that his security guard had assaulted him at a bar in Detroit; the judge ultimately dismissed the case
- This summer, he appeared in the Chinese-American sports biographical film, My Other Home, which starred Stephon Marbury as himself
- The Philadelphia 76ers retired his number 3 in a special ceremony in the spring of 2014
- For many years, there have been rumors stating that he has been struggling financially; he refuted said claims on CBS This Morning in 2015
- In 2000, he recorded a single titled, 40 Bars; criticized for its controversial lyrics, the song never saw a release
- Throughout his entire NBA career, he has scored 24,368 points
- A member of Team USA, he helped the country win the bronze medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens
Allen Iverson Bio – 2018 Update
Born in Hampton, Virginia, Allen Iverson made his college debut in 1994 in Georgetown, where he won the Big East Rookie of the Year Award. After playing there for a couple of seasons, he was selected during the 1996 NBA draft; at 6 feet tall, he became the shortest first pick at the time. Playing for the Philadelphia 76ers over the next few years, he won countless titles as one of the prolific scorers in the history of the NBA. By 2000, his contributions had earned him the NBA Most Valuable Player Award. Continuing to work with his team, they eventually made it to the 2004 Summer Olympics, where they snatched up the bronze medal.
Over a decade later, he announced his official retirement from basketball in October 2013. What has Allen Iverson been busy with since then? Earlier this year, he had become both a player and coach on 3’s Company for BIG3, a new three-on-three professional basketball league. During their first match against the Ball Hogs on June 25, 2017, the former NBA star successfully scored 2 points in just 9 minutes of play. Aside from that, he has also made a few appearances on television- for instance, he was invited onto the shows, Mike and Mike in the Morning (2017), My Other Home (2017), and SportsCenter (2017).