Shawn Bradley: Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Gender, Net-Worth, Wife, Career, Hometown, Girlfriends: Shawn Bradley is a former German- American professional basketball player and actor. He is known for his towering height as well as he is the tallest player in NBA history to date. He has citizenship in two countries namely Germany and the USA.
Shawn Bradley’s Birth Details, Hometown and Early Life:
Shawn Bradley was born in Landstuhl, West Germany on 22 March, 1972. He was already 6 ft 8 during the end of junior high school itself. During the junior year of Bradley’s high school, he was already 7 ft 5. As an adult, he grew to reach the height of 7 ft 6 high. He was raised in a farm, outside town, Castle Dale, Utah. He and his siblings were raised in The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints (LDS Church).
Shawn Bradley’s Parents, Siblings and Family:
Shawn Bradley was born to his mother Teresa Bradley and to his father Reiner Bradley. When Shawn was born, his family was based in a US military base medical facility. Shawn Bradley has three siblings namely Adrianne Bradley, Tasha Bradley and Justin Bradley.
Shawn Bradley’s Career:
From 1987 to 1990 , Shawn Bradley was a famous baseball, football and basketball player in Emery High School. He reached great heights as a famous basketball player in entire Utah High School history. Bradley was titled as All – American by several national publications like Parade Magazine, Street and Smith, USA Today. He gave a power-packed performance at McDonald’s All-American Game. There he was awarded as the Most Valuable Player for the West Team.
Shawn Bradley was in high demand across the United States. But at the end, he decided to play for the Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah. Bradley won several accolades for his amazing freshman season. He was also honoured by giving him the title of Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Freshman Of The Year. He also won All- WAC defensive team and New-Comer Team awards. The Associated Press named him as the Honourable Mention All – American. Bradley then took a two year leave from BYU to be of service as a full-time missionary to LDS Church. He was designated to serve in Sydney, Australia. He then took a decision to let go his final three years of NCAA eligibility and declared for the NBA draft. Bradley has also played for Germany by using the fact that he was given birth by his German origin mother to get the German Citizenship.
After his retirement as a player, Bradley became a part of private co-educational school named West Ridge Academy for at- risk youths in West Jordan, Utah. Some of the services that he provides there are that of a vice-principal, counsellor and coach. Bradley then filed papers on March 19, 2010 to stand in the elections as a Republican against incumbent Democratic Representative in the Utah House of Representatives.
Shawn Bradley’s Personal Life ( Girlfriends, Wives, Relationships, Children):
Shawn Bradley’s first Wife was Annette Evertson. They both gave birth to six children. They then got divorced. Later, in 2017, he married Carrie Cannon and adopted her three children in 2019.
Bradley has done many philanthropic work all his life. The 2000-01 season saw Bradley’s donation of $25 for each blocked shot to Bryan’s house to a managed facility which looked after children affected with HIV and AIDS. Children Miracle Network Hospitals’ spokesman is Shawn Bradley. He had also participated in a basketball event called ‘Basketball Without Borders’ with other NBA players and Bradley liked the experience of participating in this event the for children of Africa. Through the Rising Star Outreach, in India, he has also participated in treating leprosy colonies. Being a member of LDS Church, he refused to be a part of a mandatory meeting in a strip club due to his religious beliefs, while in NBA. Hence, he had to bear the brunt of the fine imposed on him.
On January 21, 2021, a tragic accident affected Shawn Bradley. He was struck by a motorist from behind while Bradley was cycling near his house in St. George, Utah. This accident caused a traumatic spinal chord injury on his neck leaving him paralyzed. In an interview with Sports Illustrated in 2022, Shawn Bradley informed that he has plans to move to a more wheel-chair friendly house in Dallas, Texas with his family as he continues his rehabilitation.
Shawn Bradley’s appearances in Movies, TV Shows and Music Video:
In 1996, Shawn Bradley did a role in ‘Space Jam’ movie. In this movie, Bradley enacted as a NBA star who loses his talent. He also did a role of an auto mechanic in a movie called ‘The Singles Ward’. Bradley also appeared as himself in an episode of ‘Walker’, ‘Texas Ranger.’ He also featured in an episode of ‘Studio C.’ Shawn Bradley has also featured in a music video alongside a former BYU football star and a coach as a tribute to Jimmer Fredette. Bradley has also appeared in ESPN 30 for 30 short documentary titled ‘Posterized.’
Shawn Bradley’s Income, Net-Worth and Lifestyle:
Shawn Bradley’s net worth is $27 million. His income is not known.
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Shawn Bradley’s Age, Bio, Height, Profile, Net-Worth:
|Real Name||Shawn Paul Bradley|
|Nickname||the Stormin Mormon|
|Height (approx.)||in inches: 7 ft 6.
in metres: 2.29m
|Weight (approx.)||125 kg|
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||Not Known|
|Date of Birth||22 March 1972|
|Age (as in 2022)||50 years old|
|Birth Place||Landstuhl, West Germany|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aries|
|Hometown||Castle Dale, Utah|
|School||Emery High School|
|Higher Education||Brigham Young University|
|Educational Qualification||Not known|
|Hobbies/ Interests||Sports, Social Service|
|Parents||Father: Reiner Bradley
Mother: Teresa Bradley
|Siblings||Justin Bradley, Tasha Bradley, Adrianne Bradley|
|Husband/Wife/Spouse||Former Wife: Annette Evertson
Present Wife: Carrie Canon (m. 2017)
|Children||Charity Bradley, Chase Bradley, Chance Bradley, Ciera Bradley, Cheyenne Bradley, Chelsea Bradley|
|Net Worth||$27 million|
Shawn Bradley is not available on any social media platforms.
Some Lesser known facts about Shawn Bradley:
- Shawn Bradley is now quadriplegic patient.
- Bradley spent nearly three months in ICU.
- Shawn Bradley spent close to four months in rehab.
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