Tony Parker Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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William Anthony Tony Parker was born on 17 May 1982, in Bruges, Belgium, of African-American (father) and Dutch (mother) ancestry, though he grew up in France and is a French citizen. Tony is certainly best known for being a star basketball player with the San Antonio Spurs in the American NBA.

Tony Parker Net Worth $75 Million

So just how rich is Tony Parker? Sources estimate that Tony is one of the richest basketball players with a net worth of $75 million, mostly accumulated from his basketball career. While playing in the NBA with the San Antonio Spurs, he has earned around $100 million dollars and the highest amount he made in a year was in a 2010-2011 season where his salary reached $13.5 million.

Tony Parker‘s mother, Pamela Firestone was a model and his father, Tony Parker Senior was a professional basketball player. Tony at first favored soccer, but was inspired by Michael Jordan to switch to basketball. Due to his height, he was chosen to play in the point guard position, which required more agility than size.

Tony Parker played in the amateur leagues for two seasons in France until he joined Paris Basket Racing in 1999 and started his professional basketball career. In 2001, Parker was picked 28th by San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Draft and played with them until 2011. At that time Tony‘s career got the biggest boost and his net worth started rising significantly. While the 2011 NBA lockout was going on, Tony played with the team he owned a 20% stake in, ASVEL Villeurbanne, where he chose to play at home for minimum wage which was $2,000.

After the lockout ended, Tony Parker returned to playing with the Spurs and is still a part of this very successful team today. This can be measured by the Spurs winning the NBA Championship four times, and Tony himself being selected for the All-Rookie First Team in 2001-02, six NBA All Star Team six times, and being vote the MVP in the 2007 title play-offs. Tony Parker has also played consistently in international games for France, firstly in age teams, and then for the senior team from 2001.

Besides football, Tony also dabbled in music and movies. In 2005, he appeared in various TV series like “En aparté“. Then, in 2007, he released a hip-hop music album TP and in 2008, he played Tonus Parker in the movie “Asterix at the Olympic Games“.

As for his personal life, Tony Parker‘s parents are divorced, but his mother still advises him on diet, while his father evaluates Tony‘s performance after every game. Parker married Texan Eva Longoria in 2007 at the Saint-Germain I‘Auzerrois Church in Paris. In the same year media started spreading rumours about a supposed affair with Alexandra Paressant, which both parties denied, and after Parker started a $20 million lawsuit against the website, it quickly dropped the story and apologized. In 2010, Eva sued for divorce from Tony stating their differences as a reason, though she also thought Parker was cheating on her. The divorce was finalized in 2011. The same year, Tony started dating Axelle Francine, a journalist and they married in 2014. Their son, Josh Parker, was born in April of 2014.

Quick Facts

Birth date: May 17, 1982 age 33
Birth place: Bruges, Belgium
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:185 lbs (84 kg)
Profession:Basketball player, Athlete, Actor
Nationality:France
Spouse:Axelle Francine (m. 2014), Eva Longoria (m. 2007–2011)
Parents:Tony Parker, Sr., Pamela Firestone
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Filmography

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The First To Do It2017Documentary executive producer post-production
Amateur Night2016executive producer
Meet the Blacks2016executive producer
The Birth of a Nation2016executive producer
9 - Un chiffre, un homme2008co-producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
9 - Un chiffre, un homme2008co-director

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Astérix aux jeux olympiques2008Tonus Parker

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dans l'ombre de Teddy Riner2016DocumentaryHimself
Conversation secrète2015TV SeriesHimself
Fort Boyard2009-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Night with Seth Meyers2014TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2009-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - NBA All Star Party Guest
The 2014 NBA Finals2014TV Mini-SeriesHimself - San Antonio Spurs
Le grand journal de Canal+2005-2013TV Series documentaryHimself
The 2013 NBA Finals2013TV Mini-SeriesHimself - San Antonio Spurs
Stade 22012TV SeriesHimself
On n'est pas couché2011TV SeriesHimself
C2011TV SeriesHimself
The Angels2011ShortHimself
Mike & Mike2010TV SeriesHimself - Telephone Interviewee
Entertainment Tonight2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
Kobe Doin' Work2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
9 - Un chiffre, un homme2008Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2008TV SeriesHimself
Today2008TV SeriesHimself
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
TV Guide Live at the Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Vivement dimanche2003-2008TV SeriesHimself - Main Guest / Himself
Vivement dimanche prochain2008TV SeriesHimself - Main Guest
Late Show with David Letterman2007TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
The 2007 NBA Finals2007TV Mini-SeriesHimself - San Antonio Spurs
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
Eva Longoria: The Interview with Ryan Seacrest2006TV MovieHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2006TV SeriesHimself
12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
En aparté2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The 2005 NBA Finals2005TV Mini-SeriesHimself - San Antonio Spurs
20h10 pétantes2004TV SeriesHimself
Crossover2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 2003 NBA Finals2003TV Mini-SeriesHimself - San Antonio Spurs

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
E! True Hollywood Story2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Vivement dimanche2006TV SeriesHimself

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