Carlos Boozer Bio: NBA, Divorce & Net Worth

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 who has played with various professional leagues.

Boozer has played with various teams like Cleveland Cavaliers, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Guangdong Southern Tigers. Moreover, while playing basketball, he has been able to win 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 NameCarlos Austin Boozer Jr.
Date of BirthNovember 20, 1981
Place of BirthAschaffenburg, West Germany
Nick/Pet NameCarlos Boozer
Ethnic BelongingBlack
Father’s NameCarlos Boozer Sr.
Mother’s NameRenee Boozer
Number Of Siblings4
  • Juneau-Douglas High School
  • Duke University
Zodiac SignScorpio
Age40 years old
Height‎6’9″ (2.06 m)
Weight258 lb (117 kg)
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlad
Shoe SizeUnavailable
Body MeasurementUnknown
Marital StatusDivorced
Ex-WifeCeCe Boozer
OccupationBasketball Player
Net Worth$45 Million
Salary$13.5 Million
Active Since2002-Present
Current WorksBIG3 league 
Social HandleInstagram, Twitter
Last UpdateSeptember, 2022

Carlos Boozer: Early Life, Family, and Education 

Boozer was born November 20, 1981, somewhere 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, he has four siblings, i.e., Charles Boozer (brother), Natenya Boozer (sister), Natasha Boozer (sister), 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 40 years old as of 2022.

He is born under the sun sign Scorpio. Scorpio people are believed to be great thinkers, secretive, passionate. Boozer somehow matches with 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 necessary diet plans.

Talking about the 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 was able to win the 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 was able to win the 2001 NCAA championships.

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

Professional Career

Upon completing his career in 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 on, 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 playing for the Bulls

Boozer played against the Houston Rockets at the beginning of 2007, setting the career-high score of 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 career triple-double on February 13, 2008.

Sadly due to knee surgery, he missed the 44 games of the 2008-2009 season. 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 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 release by the bulls, the basketball player joined the Los Angeles Lakers.

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

As of 2022, 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 on, Utah Jazz offered the contract to Carlos worth $70 million, which he signed to. After the Jazz, Boozer signed the contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. He received $3.25 million of his $16.8 million salaries 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 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’s life with 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 couples 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, they 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 Aneshka Wedding

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

The couples do not have the 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. In fact, he signed 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 in his chest and Bible verse Philippians 4:13 on his left forearm.

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