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Date of Birth: 1980 , September-12
Birth Nation: China
Height: 7 Feet 6 Inch
Name Tiffany Dupont
Birth Name Tiffany Dupont
Father Peter Moore Smith
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Colorado Springs
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth N/A
Married Yes
Married to Heidi Woan (m. 2012), Karen Denedit (m. 2005)
Music Group South Crack
Books Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It
Nick Name Tiffany
Working For Televisions movies
Eye Color Drack brown
Hair Color Drack brown
Face Color White
Body Measurements 33-24-34
Affair with Bryan Fisher, Tom Cruise
Movies Mall, Frat Party at the Pankake Festival, The Seed, Inside Living Things
TV Show Zoo
Siblings Peter Moore Smith
Mother Anne
Weight in KG N/A
Education : Lake Braddock Secondary School, University of Georgia
Religion Atheist
Salary N/A
Breast Size 33B
Waist size 24
Hip Size 34
Shoe Size 8.5
Children Lila Bennington, Tyler Lee Bennington,
Divorce Heidi Woan (), Karen Denedit (Div.2009)
Awards Best Lead Performance By A Male in a Television Movie 2014
Sisters Valerie Smith
Died July 20, 2017, Palos Verdes Estates
Famous for One Night with the King

Quick Timeline of Yao Ming

1980 Birth of Yeo Ming
1997 Honest Love with Ye Li
2005 Retirement after Injury
2007 Yeo Ming weds Ye Li

Detail Timeline of Yao Ming


Birth of Yeo Ming

The 7 footer Ming is a Chinese basketballer, born onDecemberr 12th, in China, Shangai. He started playing for (CBA) Chinese Basketball Association, from 2002, beacause it was his passion as he was interested in Basketball from his early age.


Honest Love with Ye Li

At the age of 17, Yeo Ming met Ye Li a young basketballer at a secret event, at first young Ye was interested in Yeo but eventually, gave into the precious Yeo's request of being in a relationship, after the 2002 Summer Olympics as he collected 2000 pins and gave them to Ye Li. Yeo in an interview with tabloid in China said that he proposed Li for more than 80 times before he was accepted by Li.


Retirement after Injury

Yao could not perform well from 2005 to 2011, because of his leg injury, causing him to miss out on 246 games. His fans voted for him to start 2006 All- NBA, while he took his time to heal - ending his career in Basketing once and for all in 2011.


Yeo Ming weds Ye Li

In the process of everything going on, Yeo and Ye got married on August 6, 2007. The wedding was held in a privet ceremony where only close friends and family attended, closed to the media, after going viral in 2004.


Yao Ming is a retired sports player for the Shanghai Sharks, Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and also Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was chosen for the Western Conference in the NBA All-Star Game eight times and was named All-NBA Team 5 times. At the time of his final season, he was the tallest active player in the NBA, with the height of 2.29 m. He's the sole player outside of the U.S to guide the NBA in All-Star balloting.

Yao, started playing for the Shanghai Sharks as an adolescent, and competed on their senior team for 5 years within the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), winning a championship in his final year. When negotiating with the CBA and also the Sharks to secure his unleash, Houston Rockets selected Yao, in the 2002 NBA draft. He reached the NBA Playoffs four times, and the Rockets won their first-round series in the 2009 postseason after Yao started playing for Huston.

In 2011, Yao announced his retirement from NBA after series of foot and ankle joint injuries that forced him to miss 250 games in his last six seasons. In eight seasons with the Rockets, Yao was ranked as sixth among franchise leaders in total points and total rebounds, and second in total blocks.

Yao is one among China's known athletes, who holds sponsorships with many major corporations. His novice year within the NBA was later made a topic of a motion picture, The Year of the Yao. He co-wrote a memoir "Yao: A Life in 2 Worlds" along with NBA analyst Ric Bucher.

Yao was nominated into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and is the only international player who is ever nominated for the Hall of Fame so far.