Maureen Blumhardt is famous as the wife of Charles Barkley. Barkley is a former professional basketball player who now serves as an analyst on TNT. She has earned so much fame for being his wife.
Moreover, he is regarded as one of the National Basketball Association’s most dominant players. Charles played professionally for 16 years, during which he made his appearance as part of three different NBA teams: Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, and Houston Rockets.
Her husband developed an interest in basketball when he was a child and played the sport through high school. Besides having good records, he did not garner any significant interest from the college scouts until the state high school semi-finals where his performance ultimately earned him recruitment by Auburn University.
The player was included in the All-NBA First Team five times, the All-NBA Second Team five times, and the All-NBA Third Team one time. In 1993, Charles was named NBA’s Most Valuable Player of the season.
As part of the national squad, Barkley even won two gold medals at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics and one gold medal at the 1992 FIBA Americas Championship.
Similarly, The player retired in 2000 and since then, has built up a successful career as an NBA analyst.
Maureen Blumhardt’s Date of Birth and Age
Maureen Blumhardt was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, the United States on January 15, 1960.
Currently, the wife of a former basketball player is 62 years old however, she appears really young for her age. Maureen has been celebrating her birthday on the 15th of January every year.
Furthermore, Blumhardt holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. She has been following Christianity for her religion. She was born and raised in Arizona.
Maureen Blumhardt’s Early Life
Maureen attended Villanova University, a private catholic institution in Pennsylvania. Similarly, she even has a degree from Columbia Journalism School.
Talking about her family, she has never mentioned her parents and siblings in front of the media.
Although Blumhardt is technically a celebrity, the world has no clue about her mysterious upbringing. The lady from Arizona, with less spotlight in the media, later became a model for weight loss machines and worked in legal aid.
Maureen Blumhardt’s Husband
Maureen Blumhardt was married to Charles Barkley who is a former professional basketball player but today he serves as an analyst on TNT.
Maureen has earned so much fame for being his wife. He is currently affiliated with the ‘Inside the NBA’ television show as one of its hosts.
The couple tied their wedding knot in 1989 and have been together since then. They welcomed one daughter named Christiana Barkley. The couple celebrated their 33 marriage anniversary some months back.
Charles Barkley’s Career
In 1984, Charles appeared in the NCAA Tournament for the first and only time, scoring 23 points on 80% field goal shooting, 17 rebounds, four assists, two steals, and two blocks.
After a year, of his retirement from professional basketball, on March 3, 2001, Auburn honored him by retiring his no. 34 jersey.
Likewise, In the first season in professional basketball, Charles played 82 games, started 60 of those, and scored 14.0 points per game on average.
The 76ers made it to the playoffs, where Barkley made his appearance in 13 games, started two of those, and scored 14.9 points per game on average.
In the 1985-86 season, his game improved drastically under the tuition of Malone. The player started all 80 games he made his appearance in the regular season and scored 20.0 points per game on average.
During the playoff series, Charles played 12 games and scored an impressive 25 points per game on average.
Eventually, Charles continued to play for the 76ers until the 1991-92 season. During the time he was traded to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Jeff Hornacek, Tim Perry, and Andrew Lang.
Meanwhile, he had become a household name across the country and had already secured himself an amazing legacy but as the future events would prove, the best years of his basketball career were yet to come.
Charles appeared in 24 games in the playoffs, started all of those, and scored 26.6 points per game on average.
Similarly, he led his team to the NBA finals where they lost to Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls. For his outstanding performance, he even earned the Most Valuable Player award in 1993.
Maureen Blumhardt’s Net Worth
Maureen Blumhardt is a model and businesswoman who has been earning a huge sum of money from her career. She has been living a luxurious life with her husband. But she has not revealed her exact net worth.
Besides that, Maureen is also a lifetime honorary member at Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, which works towards providing a means for women to start afresh and take control of their lives and turn it around. She is a strong advocate for women’s rights and welfare.
On the other hand, her husband has an estimated net worth of $40 million from his career.
Maureen Blumhardt’s Social Media Handles
Maureen Blumhardt is not active on her social media handles like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and others.