Baketball player Tamika Catchings updated salary is $100 thousand & net worth is $300 thousand dollar. Born in 1979 Tamika Devonne Catchings is married to Parnell Smith. Tamika is a renowned American athlete, expert in the sport basketball. She is a fantastic basket scorer and plays for the team Indiana Fever. She was born in Stratford city of New Jersey, United States.
|Name||Tamika Devonne Catchings|
|Source of Income||Basketball player|
|Birth Date||July 21, 1979|
Catchings attended the Duncanville High School in Texas. She is the daughter of retired NBA player and is a Black by ethnicity. Her sophomore years of study were spent in Stevenson High School in Illinois. She attended the University of Tennessee and did a major in Sports Management. Catchings was born with a hearing loss and had to wear a hearing aid all throughout her school days. She did not let this disability pull her down; instead she developed a passion for the sport seeing her father as the source of inspiration. She has a sister who is also a professional basketball player. Please note that Tamika Catchings net worth information is extract from several renowned sites, provided details might not be 100% accurate.
Catchings was part of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team from 1997-2001 and played as a freshman for the 1997 National Champions. In 2001, Catchings was drafted for the Indiana Fever team but unfortunately injured herself during a match and had to drop out. The preceding year proved to be very fruitful for her outstanding performance and earned her the title Rookie of the year. She became the fastest player to score 2000 points in 2005. Catchings team won gold all four time for the Olympics from 2004-2016. She also fetched two gold and a bronze medal for the World Championships held in China, Czech and Brazil respectively. Catchings is famous for her immaculate basket throws from near and far as well as ball handling. In an interview she revealed that she would retire after 2016 Rio Olympics but there is no affirmative news till date. She referred for a game between B.Obama and Maple Crest Middle School students in 2008 which she revealed was an unique experience.
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This 6.2 feet tall athlete is the founder of the Catch The Stars Foundation, an NGO which helps disabled youth to pursue their dream sports. She is considered as an important figure and a role model in the Indianapolis community. Catchings also received several awards and recognition for her outstanding sportsmanship as well as her contribution to the society. Catchings got married to Parnell Smith, a prior basketball player and a Computer Engineer by profession. They met in Los Angeles in 2014 and married in 2016.