Paul George Religion: Does He Follow Christian Faith? Ethnicity And Origin

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As much for his intensive basketball games, fans are also eager to know Paul George’s religion. His faith in god helped him through his NBA journey, and he still leaps on it.

Paul has been rocking the NBA scenario since his 2010 NBA Draft by one of the oldest teams, Indiana Pacers, in the NBA active since 1967. He played with players like Tyler Hansbrough.

Due to his ultimate faith in Christianity, George believes that hard work and dedication is the key to his success.

His famous and one of favorite motivational quotes is, “The worst has happened. The best is next.”

Paul grew up with his two older sisters, Teiosh, who played basketball at Pepperdine. The other sister, Portala, played volleyball at CSU-San Bernardino, an intercollegiate athletic team of California State University.

Lakers Paul George American Basketball Player
Lakers Paul George, American Basketball Player (Source: NBA Family Wiki)

Paul’s inspiration for sports was his older sisters, who were inclined toward athletics. He began playing basketball with Teiosha at the park.

After that, it transcended to a higher flame during his play with the JV team at Knight High School. 

At the varsity level, Paul started playing at California State University, Fresno. In his first game with the Bulldogs, he scored 14 points against Sacramento State.

Sports Illustrated also listed him as one of the “Top 16 Most Entertaining Players in College Basketball”.

George Paul Ethnicity & Religion

George was born in Palmdale, California, to his African- American inclined ethnic group parents. 

He mainly grew up in the east side of Palmdale, mostly predominated by the black and Hispanic ethnicity.

Through his interviews and the warmup rituals, we can tell George is a theist and believes that god is omnipresent and supports our will to keep going.

Through his Instagram posts, we can get hints of what religion he follows; for instance, in one of his posts, he wore a cross symbol, and his wedding style was traditionally Christian.

Last but not least is the Instagram post of Daniela from July 16, 2016, of standing in church with their daughter. It sealed the deal and confirmed that George follows Christianity all in all.

George didn’t state his religion openly, which indicates that he likes his share of personal privacy; otherwise, it’s publicly available regarding career-related queries.

Family Details Of Paul George

George was born in Palmdale, California, on May 2, 1990, to his parents, Paul And Pauletta George.

As stated by Andscape, George’s parents first meet and then nuptial in South Central Los Angeles.

Later they migrated to Antelope Valley, expecting cheaper housing and a less crowded locality.

George’s father used to work in a blue-collar job for a remote infrastructure management company, and his mother, Pauletta, is a homemaker.

Paul George Wife And His Three Kids
Paul George’s Wife, Daniela Rajic, And His Three Kids (Source: USA Today)

His two older sisters, Portala and Teiosha were already engaged in the sports field, and he shared his basketball interest with Teiosh as she plays the same sport.

Paul married Daniela Rajic, his wife, on June 2022 after being blessed with three beautiful kids.

They had their first kid in May 2014, Olivia; the second was almost four years later in 2017, Natasha; and the third was a son Paul Vuk on October 2021, just a year before they tied the knot.

Paul lives happily with his beautiful wife and three adorable kids, and very often, they go on vacations, primarily to beaches.

Vandana Thapa
Vandana Thapa
Vandana is one of our observant and appreciative writers, an avid reader with a passion for sports, whether from F1 to Lacrosse. Our work gives a two-way growth to the readers as well as the writer and a tour of the sports world.

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