Charles Barkley Net Worth

Charles Barkley is a former professional basketball player who is now a $50 million-dollar television sports analyst

Charles Barkley made a total of $40.3 million in pay alone during the course of his playing career

In 1999, during his final season with the Houston Rockets, he earned his highest salary of $9 million

That is equivalent to almost $14 million in today's dollars after inflation.

In addition, he made tens of millions of dollars from endorsement deals with firms like Nike.

He has also lost between $10 and $30 million playing poker throughout the course of his life.

On February 20, 1963, Charles Barkley was born in Leeds, Alabama.

Charles was given the opportunity to test out for the American men's basketball team for the 1984 Summer Olympics in 1994.

Charles Barkley receives a $6 million yearly compensation from his current contract with TNT. He presently has a $30 million, 5-year contract.

Barkley has a bad gambling reputation. In his lifetime, he has claimed to losing about $10 million in gambling

possibly as much as $30 million, including $2.5 million while playing blackjack in less than six hours.

Barkley ended up being the highest-scoring member of the team, and set a  U.S. men's Olympic record for highest three-point field goal percentage  (87.5%).

A former Republican, Barkley reversed his stance and declared support for Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election