Mario Chalmers has a $12 million net worth as a professional basketball player. Mario Chalmers was a member of the Miami Heat and the Memphis Grizzlies during his NBA career. He also played for Virtus Bologna, AEK Athens, and the Aris squad on an international level of the Greek Basket League.
|Full Name||Almario Vernard Mario Chalmers|
|Birth Date||19 May 1986|
|Birth Place||Alaska, United States|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Life & Career|
Mario Chalmers was born in Anchorage, Alaska, on May 19, 1986. Mario Chalmers is the son of Ronnie and Almarie Chalmers, both of whom have been involved in the development of basketball players. Ronnie Chalmers was a former head basketball coach at Bartlett High School and at Kansas University. Almarie Mosley Chalmers has coached several basketball camps and is the author of The Ball Is in Your Court.
Chalmers graduated from Bartlett High School in Anchorage, Alaska and was selected the 4 A State Player of the Year 3 times in a row at that school. Chalmers formed an unusual alliance with Trajan Langdon, the only other player to do so at the time. Chalmers would go on to win two state titles with his Bartlett team.
Chalmers also lead Bartlett to a runner-up finish in 2004 and was rated as a 5-star recruit by Rivals dot com, a respected source. Chalmers was ranked as the nation’s No 2 point guard as well as the nation’s No 12 overall player.
Chalmers began his collegiate career as a backup to Jeff Hawkins on the bench and earned a spot in Kansas starting lineup in January of 2006. Chalmers went to start 21 of Kansas last 22 games as a rookie. Chalmers finished his first NCAA season with an average of 11 points per game, which positioned him in second place among Kansas scorers.
The Timberwolves picked Chalmers in the NBA Draft, and he was shortly traded to the Miami Heat where he faced difficulties when he was kicked out of the NBA’s programme after being accused of marijuana usage. Despite the fact that Chalmers was never convicted, he was fined $20k for missing rookie camp
Chalmers and James Ennis were dealt from the Heat to the Memphis Grizzlies on 10 November 2015. Jarnell Stokes and Beno Udrih were traded as part of the deal and 3 days later, Chalmers made his first appearance with Grizzlies. Chalmers came off the bench to score 11 points in a Memphis victory over the Portland Blazers.
|Personal Life & Relationships|
Chalmers is the creator of the Mario Foundation, an organization that supports impoverished children’s sports and educational initiatives. Chalmers also devotes a lot of time and money to breast cancer research. Chalmers also helped to organize and direct the Miracle Mario Chalmers basketball camp in Kansas.
Tiffany Graves, the star of College Hill, was Mario’s girlfriend and they had been together for several years when someone new entered their lives. In 2014, online rumours of Mario cheating on Tiffany appeared. Paije Speights confirmed the suspicions when she shared multiple images of herself and him on social media.
Paije must have been something unique to him because he left his longtime partner in such a daring manner. So far, his decision has shown to be correct. As of the date, the pair is still together and appears to love one other’s presence.
Mario has 4 children despite not being married. On 26th October 2018, he and Paije had their youngest child, a son called Prynce Almario Chalmers. He has 2 additional sons, one named Zachiah Mario Johnson and the other unnamed.
He also has a daughter, Queen Elizabeth, with Brittany Burrough, a former fling. After the baby mom sued him in 2014, Mario now pays a hefty $10,000 per month in child support.
Mario Chalmers has a net worth of more than $12 Million. While in the NBA, he earned roughly $24 million in salary alone. In year 2015, Mario got $4.3 million from the Grizzlies, which was his highest pay in his career.
Chalmers sold his sprawling property in Matthews, North Carolina, in 2019 for $2.2 million. It was an 11,000-square-foot castle. Chalmers had a five-bedroom and a six-bathroom bespoke house built for him.