Alaa Abdelnaby Wife Nicole May Vickers- Married Life And Kids

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Alaa Abdelnaby’s wife, Nicole May Vickers, is an account executive at Regan Outdoor Advertising. Abdelnaby also had a wife before Nicole, whose name is Celeste Barnette.

Alaa Abdelnaby, an Egyptian-American retired professional basketball player, played in the NBA and the CBA, among other leagues.

He was raised in Nutley and Bloomfield, New Jersey, and attended Bloomfield High School.

Playing for the high school team, the retired player was named fourth-team Parade All-American and McDonald’s All-American in 1986.

Alaa In His Playing Era
Alaa In His Playing Era (Source: Instagram)

After his professional basketball career, he ventured into the broadcasting world. As the league’s only Arabic speaker, Abdelnaby was asked by the NBA to broadcast the 1995 NBA All-Star Game on an Arabic-language television channel.

His first broadcasting job was with Orbit Satellite Television, and eventually went on to work for other Arabic stations.

Currently, Alaa is working as a basketball broadcaster and analyst for NBC Sports Philadelphia, CBS Sports Network, and Westwood One Radio.

Alaa Abdelnaby Wife, Nicole Vickers

Nicole Vickers is the wife of former basketball player Alaa Abdelnaby. Alaa is a very secretive person who does not share much about his personal life.

So, there is not much information about their relationship, like when they got married and how many kids they have.

Alaa With His WIfe, Nicole
Alaa With His WIfe, Nicole (Source: Instagram)

However, according to Nicole’s Instagram, she seems to enjoy spending time with friends and family.

Alaa’s wife doesn’t miss wishing birthdays to her close and loved ones on Instagram with lovely quotes.

Vickers has also wished her husband Alaa with the lovely caption that read,

“Happy Birthday, @alaasgram, on your actual birthday! 🥳🤣To this wonderful, awesome, caring, handsome, and loving guy! I hope you have the best driver, and I can’t wait to celebrate you! 🎊🎂🎉♥️🥳”

Additionally, talking about her work life, Nicole has worked full-time as an account executive at Reagan Outdoor Advertising since October 2019.

Before this, Vickers also had experience as a commission sales associate at Bagnoche Sports and Promotional Products, where she worked for 13 years and 11 months.

Alaa Abdelnaby’s Previous Relationship

Some sources claim that Alaa Abdelnaby was married to his first love, Celeste Barnette.

However, Alaa doesn’t share much about his personal life in public. So, there is no information about when they got married or how they got separated.

But, the couple gained popularity while they were together.

Alaa’s now ex-wife, Celeste, has been the principal of the San Dieguito Union High School District since August 2022. Prior to that, Barnette was an Assistant Principal at Earl Warren Middle School.

She was also once an Assistant Principal at San Dieguito High School Academy or District for almost 4 years.

Alaa Abdelnaby Hosting The Program
Alaa Abdelnaby Hosting The Program (Source: Twitter)

Barnette also worked as an Assistant Dean, Department Chair, and Associate professor at Ashford University.

Moreover, she has her first experience as a principal in the elementary school in Poway Unified District.

Barnette also attended the University of San Diego, where she studied M.Ed. in Educational Leadership.

Before that, she studied B.A., Biology, and Religion at Duke University from 1984 until 1988.

All in all, Celeste graduated from UCLA in 2003 with an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. 

Besides, the principal also has a License of Administrative Services Clear Credential from the UCLA School of Education and Information Studies.

Neeki Kakshyapati
Neeki Kakshyapati

Neeki Kakshyapati

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