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Vince Carter Biography

Biplov Barakoti Tue Nov, 2017
Vince Carter

Facts of Vince Carter

Date of Birth: 1977 , January-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch

Quick Timeline of Vince Carter

1977 Born in Florida
1977 Born in Florida
1999 Represented the United States.
1998 Started his Professional Career
2004 Married to Ellen Rucker
2010 Opened Restaurant
2018 Current Networth

Detail Timeline of Vince Carter

January 26 , 1977

Born in Florida

Vince Carter was born on 26th January 1977 in Daytona Beach, Florida. He is the son of Vince Carter Sr. and Michelle Carter. He holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethncitity.  

January 26 , 1977

Born in Florida

Vince Carter was born on 26th January 1977 in Daytona Beach, Florida. He is the son of Vince Carter Sr. and Michelle Carter. He holds American Nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.  

1999

Represented the United States.

Vince Carter represented the United States in 2000 and won the gold medal. Before, that he won NBA Rookie of the year Award and Slam Dunk Contest, in the same year.

1998

Started his Professional Career

After struggling couple of years in the University, Vince Carter started his professional career with the Golden State Warriors but traded to the Toronto Raptors soon.

2004

Married to Ellen Rucker

Vince Carter married his long-term girlfriend, Ellen Rucker; a chiropractor, in 2004. Together, the couple has a daughter, Kai Michelle Carter, born in 2005. Unfortunately, the couple ended their relationship in a divorce in 2006. 

 

2010

Opened Restaurant

While Vince Carter was engaged in building basketball career, he opened a restaurant in Daytona, Florida, in 2010, but due to some problems the restaurant shut down and closed in 2016.

 

2018

Current Networth

Vince Carter earns a huge sum of money in his career. He won several tournament and matches through which he gained a decent amount of money. His current net worth is around $60 million.

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Carter played basketball for the North Carolina Tar Heels while he was at the University of North Carolina. After playing three for three years with the Heels, Carter was selected for the NBA draft by Golden State Warriors in 1998. Later, he was traded to the Toronto Raptors, where he won NBA Rookie of the Year award and Slam Dunk Contest. Same year during Olympics, he represented the United States.

Vince got his breakthrough after Summer Olympics and soon became a league star by his leaping ability and slam dunks. After playing for Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, Mavericks, and Grizzlies, he signed with the Kings in 2017

Besides, Vince Carter established his foundation, "Embassy of Hope" in Florida, New Jersey, and Toronto, helping children and their families. His effort and dedication towards Foundation made him Child Advocate of the Year by the "Children's Home Society" and earned "Florida Governor's Points of Light" award in 2007. 

During basketball career, Carter earned several awards; he won NBA All-Rookie of the Year Award, NBA All-Rookie First Team and The Sporting News NBA Rookie of the Year, in 1999. He also earned an Olympic gold medal and NBA Slam Dunk Champion, in 2000, as well as, Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award in 2016.     

Moving towards his personal life, Carter married his long-term girlfriend, Ellen Rucker; a chiropractor, in 2004. Together, the couple had a daughter, Kai Michelle Carter, born in 2005. Two years after their marriage, Carter and Rucker got divorced. Later, Ellen married to Bakari Sellers, an American politician, and attorney. 

After divorcing Ellen, Vince lived in Saddle River, New Jersey, along with his daughter, Kai. In 2010, he opened a restaurant in Daytona, Florida, but shut down the restaurant shut down in 2016.

American Basketball player, Vince Carter earns a huge sum of money in his career. He won several tournament and matches through which he gains a decent amount of money. He had an annual salary of $3,180,000 as well as a $12,000,000 contract for three years with Memphis Grizzlies. He has a Buggati Veyron car and lives in Fl Mega Mansion, which shows, he is a wealthy man. His current estimated net worth is around $60 million. 

Carter own as a 36,905 square feet mansion in Windermere, Florida. The mansion includes an indoor regulation size basketball court and an 82-foot long swimming pool.