Facts of Shelden DeMar Williams
|Full Name:||Shelden DeMar Williams|
|Age:||36 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||October 21, 1983|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Gemini|
|Birth Place:||Oklahoma City, OK, USA|
|Father's Name:||Bob Williams|
|Mother's Name:||Jeannette Williams|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 9 inches (2.06m)|
|Net Worth:||$8 million|
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
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Shelden DeMar Williams is a famous legendary Gold Medalist in American professional basketball. He is also the pride of Duke University in Durham. Also, he works as the assistant coach for College Park Skyhawks, NBA G League, Georgia, United States of America.
Sheldon the Philanthropist is also the founder of the ‘Shelden Williams Foundation’. This foundation inspires upcoming basketball players to remember the kindness of strangers and pay it forward as a team. Its various social support programs, charity work, and community drives empower student-athletes, their families, and communities in Oklahoma, Atlanta, Durham, and its suburbs.
Shelden DeMar Williams: Bio, Age, Family, Ethnicity
Shelden Williams was born Shelden DeMar Williams on 21 October 1983, at Forest Park, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. His father is Bob Williams and mother, Jeannette Williams. His father Mr. Bob Williams played basketball at Oklahoma Christian University. He then coached Junior-High School and High School basketball players.
DeMar attended Midwest City High in Midwest City, Oklahoma. Similarly, along with his education, he played basketball and ranked one of the highest scores during his stay at Midwest High.
Thereafter from 2002 until 2006, DeMar also studied at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, US. Likewise, he majored in Sociology, with a certificate in Markets and Management.
Profession Career, Basketball player famous for?
In the 2006 NBA Draft, the Hawks selected Shelden as the fifth pick after which his career in basketball took wings. Thereafter on February 16, 2008, Williams was involved in a multi-player trade to the Sacramento Kings for Mike Bibby. He played the NBA Leagues until 2012 and took the opportunity of his life to play in Europe and Asia.
On 28 August 2012, Shelden signed a one-year contract with the French League champions Élan Chalon, on Chalon-sur-Saône, in France, Europe. Thereafter in October the year 2013, Williams signed with Tianjin Ronggang- The Tianjin Gold Lions, in Tianjin of China. Additionally, his shot-blocks earned him the nick ‘The Landlord’.
Additionally, he emerged as one of the top players in the ACC. During the year 2018, Shelden coaches the Erie BayHawks and also works at College Park Skyhawks as the Assistant Coach.
In addition, Sheldon is the Founder of the Sheldon Williams Foundation. He is also a member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes in High School.
Gold Medals, Awards
Shelden is the recipient of two Gold Medals- for the 2005 Izmir Team Competition, Summer Universiade, and the Men’s Basketball Team that represented the United States of America.
|2005||USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year|
|2005||NABC Defensive Player of the Year|
|2006||NABC Defensive Player of the Year|
|2006||John R. Wooden National Player of the Year Finalist|
|2007||April NBA Rookie of the Month|
|2001||Fourth-team Parade All-American|
|2005||Third-team All-American – AP|
|2006||Consensus first-team All-American|
|2006||Associated Press First Team All American|
|2006||John R. Wooden First Team All American|
|2006||Senior CLASS All-Senior All American Team|
Shelden’s net worth is $8 Million US, and his earnings for 2019 are $992,680 K US. Shelden also earned a total of $12,256,869 up until 2020 January.
He has a height of 6 feet 9 inches and weighs is 113Kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Is Sheldon DeMar Williams married? Divorced
Sheldon DeMar Williams and Candace Parker married in 2008. Moreover, Candace Parker is a star WNBA athlete and the power forward for Los Angeles Sparks. Her brother Anthony Parker is a retiree from the NBA. Sheldon and Candace have a cute daughter, Lailaa Nicole Williams.
In April 2018, Shelden and Candace officially divorced, and after completing legal formalities to share custody of their daughter, educational and medical costs, they wrapped up their divorce.
He has around 36K followers on Twitter, about 15.3K followers with 1K posts on Instagram.