Carlos Boozer Bio: NBA, Divorce & Net Worth

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There is no doubt that Carlos Boozer has all it takes to make it big in the National Basketball League. He is undoubtedly one of the best players in various professional leagues.

Boozer has played with teams like Cleveland Cavaliers, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Guangdong Southern Tigers. Moreover, while playing basketball, he won the bronze and gold medals at the Summer Olympics.

Carlos Boozer (Source: Instagram)
Carlos Boozer (Source: Instagram)

Since his childhood, being a passionate player, he used to play basketball with his Father. Before retiring from his career, he last played with the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association. 

Quick Facts

Full Name Carlos Austin Boozer Jr.
Date of Birth November 20, 1981
Place of Birth Aschaffenburg, West Germany
Nick/Pet Name Carlos Boozer
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnic Belonging Black
Father’s Name Carlos Boozer Sr.
Mother’s Name Renee Boozer
Number Of Siblings 4
Education
  • Juneau-Douglas High School
  • Duke University
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Age 41 years old
Height ‎6’9″ (2.06 m)
Weight 258 lb (117 kg)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blad
Shoe Size Unavailable
Body Measurement Unknown
Figure Athletic
Marital Status Divorced
Ex-Wife CeCe Boozer
Children 3
Occupation Basketball Player
Net Worth $45 Million
Salary $13.5 Million
Active Since 2002-Present
Merch Cards
Current Works BIG3 league 
Social Handle Instagram, Twitter
Last Update January, 2023

Carlos Boozer: Early Life, Family, and Education 

Boozer was born November 20, 1981, in Aschaffenburg, West Germany. Although he was born in Aschaffenburg, West Germany, he grew up in Juneau, Alaska.

Carlos is among the fifth children of his parents. He is the son of his proud parents, Carlos Boozer Sr. (Father) and Renee Boozer (mother).

Carlos with his Mother
Carlos with his mother

Carlos used to play basketball outside his local middle school during his childhood. However, Boozer’s mother has not been in the spotlight but has always supported his career.

Talking about the siblings of the basketball player has four siblings, i.e., Charles Boozer (brother), Netanya Boozer (sister), Natasha Boozer (sister), and Nakeisha Boozer (sister).

Carlos’s brother Charles is also a renowned basketball player. However, there is not much information related to the sisters of Carlos.

The BIG3 player attended his high school degree from Juneau-Douglas High School. Upon completing high school, he joined Duke University. He attended University from 1999-to 2002.

Not much is known about how Boozer spent his childhood; it is kept secret.

Carlos Boozer: Age, Height, and Nationality

Born on November 20, 1981, the basketball player is 41 years old as of 2023.

He is born under the sun sign Scorpio. Scorpio people are believed to be great thinkers, secretive, and passionate. Boozer somehow matches the character.

The basketball player possesses a dashing personality. He has a height of 6’9″ (2.06 m). Moreover, he weighs around 258 lb (117 kg) with regular physical exercises and diet plans.

Talking about physical appearance of Carlos, he has got an athletic body. Likewise, he has got Brown eyes with Blad’s hair. Not to mention, he has got a large tattoo on his arms.

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The basketball player belongs to the American nationality and belongs to the Black ethnical group. Likewise, he follows the Christianity religion from the time of his birth.

Carlos Boozer: Basketball Career

Boozer started his career in basketball after joining Juneau-Douglas High School. While playing for his school basketball team, he won two major back-to-back state titles.

After his excellent performance, he was offered basketball offers by top-college like St. John’s and UCLA. But he was elected to play for coach Mike Krzyzewski at Duke University.

Boozer Playing for Duke University
Boozer playing for Duke University

While playing for the team, he won the 2001 NCAA championships.

Likewise, he was also elected to Duke University and helped the team win the 2001 NCAA championship. Moreover, he was also selected for the NBA draft, forgoing his final year of college eligibility.

Professional Career

Upon completing his career at University, Boozer joined the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2002 after being selected. 

After the 2003-2004 season with Cleveland, Cleveland could allow Carlos to become the restricted free agent or keep him under the contract for one -year.

But later, Boozer signed a contract with the team for six years. Then, Utah Jazz offered the contract to Carlos, after which the basketball player signed with the team on July 30, 2004.

After signing with the Jazz, he played his first match with 17 points and 9 rebounds per game. However, he suffered from an injury that led him to miss other remaining games of the entire season.

Boozer Playing for Bulls
Boozer is playing for the Bulls.

Boozer played against the Houston Rockets at the beginning of 2007, scoring a career-high 41 points. Moreover, he was also named Western Conference Player of the Month in November 2007.

After playing against the Seattle SuperSonics, he registered his first triple-double on February 13, 2008.

Sadly, he missed 44 games of the 2008-2009 season due to knee surgery. However, after returning from the injury, he played well in the other games of the season.

On July 8, 2010, Boozer signed the trade deal with the Chicago Bulls. He missed 23 games in the 200-2011 seasons upon signing with the Bulls. Despite having the injury, he managed to play the games where he got the first seed in the Eastern Conference.

Due to an amnesty clause, Carlos was released by the Bulls on July 15, 2014. After the bulls’ release, the basketball player joined the Los Angeles Lakers.

After Los Angeles Lakers, he joined the Guangdong Southern Tigers on July 30, 2006. He announced his retirement on December 18, 2017.

Carlos Boozer: Net-Worth and Salary

There is self-evidence that Boozer earns quite a satisfying amount of money from his basketball career. Being a successful basketball player, he has accumulated good net worth.

As of 2023, Carlos’s net worth is expected to be around $45 Million. Likewise, he receives an annual salary of $13.5 Million.

Boozer started his professional career in 2002. At the beginning of his career with the Cleveland Cavaliers, he was paid around $695,000 as the salary amount. After that, the contract was extended to six years worth $39 million.

Later, Utah Jazz offered a contract to Carlos worth $70 million contract, which he signed. After the Jazz, Boozer signed an agreement with the Los Angeles Lakers. He received $3.25 million of his $16.8 million salary with the Lakers.

Besides earning from sports, the basketball player is involved with various brands and endorsements. He has a contract with Nike for the Nike Concrete line shoes.

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Talking about other physical properties of the basketball layer, he has a big mansion built on 2 acres with an 18,000-square-foot area. The House is in the sale worth $29.995 million or leased for $80000 per month.

Previously he also sold a 6840-square-foot modern Mediterranean House in Pinecrest, in Miami-Dade County, worth $2.75 million.

To sum up, Boozer enjoys his present-day life with his family and living a lavish life.

Carlos Boozer: Love Life and Family

Despite being a professional basketball player, Carlos keeps his private life public and shares everything with his fans and followers.

The basketball player was previously married to CeCe Blackwell. The couple tied the wedding knot in 2002. Before the wedding, they were in a love relationship for 2 years.

After six years of their wedding, the coupled filed the divorce in March 2009. However, the divorce case was finalized only in 2015.

Talking about the kids of Carlos and CeCe have three kids together. Carmani Boozer is the eldest son, whereas Cameron and Cayden are twins sons.

Carmani was born in May 2006 with sickle cell anemia disease. He underwent a bone marrow transplant in 2007. However, eight years after the treatment and spending over $2 million, he became healthy.

The sons of Carlos are engaged in various sports activities like his Father.

Carlos and Aneshka Wedding
Carlos and Anushka’s Wedding

After separating from his previous wife, Boozer married his long-time girlfriend, Anushka Smith, on June 3, 2017. The marriage took place on a Miami beach with a gorgeous ceremony surrounded by family and friends. 

The couple does not have a kid for now, but we are sure they will be planning it soon.

Social Media Presence

  • Instagram: 2.6 Million Followers (As of Feb 2022)
  • Twitter: 1.1 Million Followers (As of Feb 2022) 

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Some FAQs

Is Boozer still playing after retirement?

Boozer is still playing after his retirement. He signed the BIG3 league as a co-captain of the Ghost Ballers.

When was Carlos selected for the U.S. Olympic basketball team?

He was picked for the U.S. Olympic basketball team in 2004. He was also able to win the bronze medal for the team.

What does Carlos’s tattoo describe?

Carlos has a lot of tattoos on his body parts. Since he is Christian, he has a lot of faith in his religion. He has a Christian cross on his chest and the Bible verse Philippians 4:13 on his left forearm.

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