Part of Los Angeles Saprks team Candace Parker net worth is today $2 million dollar while salary is $500 thousand . She is married with Shelden Williams & has 2 siblings. Candace Nicole Parker is an athlete who is considered to be an ace basketball player. She stands 6.4 feet tall owning an athletic body structure and became famous for her slam dunks during game play.
|Candace Nicole Parker
|Source of Income
|April 19, 1986
|Lailaa Nicole Williams
Parker is now aged 30 years and is an Aries, being born on April 19. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States and grew up in Naperville, Illinois. She has two brothers one of whom is a doctor and the other a professional basketball player. Her entire family loves basketball and wanted Parker to pursue the sport. Her father also played basketball in his college and initially coached Parker in the game. He was also a critique for Parker. Earlier due to high expectations and fear of failure, Parker did not take up basketball. Instead she played soccer in school. It was only in grade eight that she was convinced to take up the sport and get formally trained.
Parker and her brother Anthony attended the Naperville Central High School. Her brother was the lead in the school basketball team. In 2001, when Parker was 15 years old, she made her first dunk and held the record of being the first female athlete to slam dunk in Illinois. She played several matches and collectively scored over 2700 points and made a school record. She won the High School Player of The Year by USA today twice. In 2004, she joined the University of Tennessee.
Parker was drafted for the Los Angeles Sparks team in the year 2008 by WNBA. She is an expert as a forward but also plays excellently as a guard and in the centre position. Her association with basketball through the Lady Vols team and Parker started training in the club since 2007. She participated in the NCAA championships 2008 onwards and won the Teens Choice Award in the same year. Parker also appeared on TV shows like Figure IT Out, Nicky Ricky Dicky and Dawn on Nickelodeon. Parker fetched the gold medal for her team twice in the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics as well as yet another gold medal in the 2004 U18 Mayaguez team competition.
Parker dated Shelden Williams, a basketball player for Duke University and NBA. The couple tied the knot in 2008 and was blessed with a baby girl in 2009, named Lailaa Nicole Williams. Parker was a huge fan of the Chicago Bulls team and adored Michael Jordan. She has two pet dogs, one plug and one St. Bernard. In 2007 Parker was endowed with the title of being one of the most beautiful people in the world amongst the top 100 listed by People magazine.
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