Carmelo Anthony is one of the top active basketball players of the NBA who currently plays at the small forward position for the Portland Trail Blazers. Holding a very impressive college basketball career record, he entered the 2003 NBA draft as one of the most sought-after players and became the third overall pick by the Denver Nuggets. With his highly anticipated NBA debut coming later that year, Carmelo didn’t disappoint his supporters and straightaway began making a major contribution to the overall success of the team. After continuing to remain a key member of the Denver Nuggets squad for several years, he was traded to the New York Knicks in 2011. Continuing his impressive run, Anthony played for the New York Knicks till 2017 and then spent short periods with Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets while got traded to his current team Portland Trail Blazers in 2019.
Aside from the NBA, he has played for the US national team as well and won a medal in each of his four Olympics appearances. Now coming towards his personal life, Carmelo Anthony became engaged to Alani “La La” Vazquez in 2004 and the two got married in 2010. The couple now has one son together, named Kiyan Carmelo Anthony.
Carmelo Anthony Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Carmelo Kyam Anthony
- Nicknames: Melo Man
- Date of Birth: May 29, 1984
- Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Basketball Player
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Race/ Ethnicity: Black
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Carmelo Anthony Height Weight Body Measurements Facts
Carmelo Anthony Family Details:
- Father: Carmelo Anthony, Sr.
- Mother: Mary Anthony
- Siblings: Michelle Anthony (Sister), Daphne Anthony (Half-Sister), Wilford Anthony and Robert Anthony (Brothers)
- Spouse Name: La La Anthony (m. 2010)
- Children Name: Kiyan Carmelo Anthony (Son)
Carmelo Anthony Relationships History:
- La La Vasquez – TV Personality (2003-Present)
Carmelo Anthony Career Highlights:
- NBA Draft 2003: Third overall pick by the Denver Nuggets
- NBA Debut: 2003
- Shirt Number: 7
- Playing Position: Small forward / Power forward
- First Film: Amazing (2013)
- First TV Show: Nurse Jackie (2012)
Carmelo Anthony Distinctive Features:
- Small Mustache
- Tall Body Stature
Carmelo Anthony Body Measurements:
Basketball star Carmelo Anthony height, weight, wingspan, shoe size, and other body measurements statistics are listed below.
- Build: Athletic
- Height in Feet: 6’ 8”
- Height in Centimeters: 203 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 109 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 240 pounds
- Wingspan: 2.13 m
- Chest Size: 48 inches
- Waist Size: 35 inches
- Arms/ Biceps Size: 16 inches
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 14 (US)
Carmelo Anthony Interesting Facts:
- His all-time favorite basketball players are Bernard King and Michael Jordan.
- He was the third overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft behind LeBron James and Darko Miličić.
- With the US national basketball team, he has won one bronze and three gold Olympics medals.