Carmelo Anthony Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More

Carmelo Anthony Profile

Real NameCarmelo Kyam Anthony
ProfessionBasketball Player
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 203 cm
in meters- 2.03 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 8”
Weightin Kilograms- 109 kg
in Pounds- 240 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 48 Inches
- Waist: 35 Inches
- Biceps: 15.5 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
NBA DebutOctober 29, 2003
TrainerIdan Ravin
PositionSmall Forward
Current Team (2016)New York Knicks
Achievements (main ones)• 2013 NBA scoring champion
• 2014 NBA minutes leader
• All NBA selections- 6 times
• NBA All Star- 9 times
Career Turning PointBeing the third overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, right after LeBron James #1 and Darko Milicic #2.
Personal Life
Date of BirthMay 29, 1984
Age (as in 2016)32 Years
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownBrooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
SchoolTowson Catholic High School, Towson, Maryland, U.S.A.
CollegeSyracuse University, New York, United States
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Carmelo Iriarte (Died of Liver failure when Carmelo was 2 years old)
Mother- Mary Anthony
Carmelo mom Mary Anthony
ReligionNot Known
EthnicityPuerto Rican (Father)
African- American (mother)
HobbiesMusic & Video Games
ControversiesDuring a match between the New York Knicks and Portland Trail Blazers, a heckler started irritating Carmelo Anthony by shouting out, "You guys suck. You guys suck." The heckler further added that he would never come again to watch the Knicks play. Anthony agitated at such a comment replied, "Look, the owner's right there, ask for your money back." After the match, the New York Knicks owner, James Dolan ordered Carmelo Anthony to issue an apology, to which Anthony was reluctant but still had to do so.
Favourite Things
Favourite NBA playerMichael Jordan
Favourite TV showG.I.Joe
Favourite FilmCasino (1995)
Girls, Family & More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsLa La Vasquez (Started dating in 2003)

WifeLa La Vasquez
Carmelo Anthony with Wife
ChildrenDaughter- None
Son- Kiyan Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony with Son
Money Factor
CarsChevrolet Chevelle SS, 2014 Corvette Stingray
Salary$22 Million
Net Worth (approx.)$90 Million

Carmelo Anthony Playing

Some Lesser Known Facts About Carmelo Anthony

  • Does Carmelo Anthony smoke: No
  • Does Carmelo Anthony drink alcohol: Yes
  • Just like Michael Jordan, Carmelo was cut from his high school team as a freshman.
  • Anthony won the 2002 High School all American slam dunk contest.
  • Carmelo Anthony has been named The Big East Rookie of the week a record 10 times. He surpassed NBA legend Allen Iverson’s record of 9 Awards.
  • In 2006, Anthony faced a 15 game suspension for an ugly on court brawl with the members of New York Knicks. Interestingly, a few years later, Anthony was picked up by the Knicks in the NBA Draft and he now shares the locker room with some of the guys he had a spat back then.
  • Anthony is afraid of Cats.
  • He led his Syracuse University team to a 30-5 record and their first ever NCAA championship.
  • He has a Sandwich named after him at New York’s famous Carnegie Deli Restaurant. The sandwich is called “The Melo”, which costs around $22.
  • In 2013, Carmelo started a high-end watch and luxury lifestyle magazine called ‘Haute Life.’
  • Anthony’s 33- point outburst against Texas in the final four set an NCAA tournament record for most points by a freshman.
  • Carmelo got a scar above his left eyebrow when he was 4, after falling off a speaker he climbed to look through a window and watch his elder brother play Basketball.
  • Carmelo Anthony is the only player to be the cover athlete for all 3 EA Sports Basketball franchises.