Who is Gilbert Arenas?
Gilbert Arenas is a former professional basketball player, born on January 6, 1982, in Tampa, Florida. He is also known as ‘Agent Zero’ and is famous for his performance with the Washington Wizards. Arenas was a three-time NBA star, three times nominated in the All-NBA team and was chosen as the most improved player of the NBA team in the 2002-03 season. He quickly became famous with youngsters due to his active personality, amazing skills, and gained popularity on social media platforms with 903k followers on Instagram alone.
Early Life and Career
Arenas played basketball during his high school and university days. His professional basketball career began in 2001 when he got selected by the American Professional Basketball Team, Golden State Warriors, through the NBA Draft of the Year. He is well known for his skills in scoring late-game shots. Soon he left the Warriors and joined the Washington Wizards, where he played a total of 55 games and scored 19.6 points in each game. In 2004-05, he played 80 games and scored 25.5 points on average.
Arenas joined the Orlando Magic in 2010 and played 49 games with an average point of 8.0 in each game. Soon after, he joined Memphis Grizzlies in 2012 and played 17 games scoring 4.2 points in every game. Arenas also became a part of the Chinese professional basketball team, Shanghai Sharks in November 2012 and played 14 games. Here he scored an average of 24.9 points per game. He retired in 2013.
Arenas has several achievements in his career, including winning the NBA All-Star for 3 years- 2005, 2006, and 2007. He was awarded as the Most Improved Player in 2003 by the NBA.
Arenas has an athletic build with a height of 6 ft 4 inches, weighing 98 kgs with black hair and black matching eyes. He has an attractive personality and strong physique.
Arenas had a dating relationship with Laura Govan from 2002 to 2014, and they have 4 children together- Aloni Arenas, Alijah Arenas, Hamley Arenas, and Izela Arenas.
Arenas has a net worth of $20 million. Apart from his basketball career, he has signed contracts with Washington Wizards, had several brand endorsements, especially with Adidas, and made deals in the real estate business. Arenas has been blessed with a luxurious and wealthy life.
- Gilbert Arenas currently lives in Virginia.
- Arenas are famous for his jersey number zero and got the nickname Agent Zero for that reason.
- He has played with Golden State Warriors, Washington Wizards, Orlando Magic, and Memphis Grizzlies.
- Arenas was called the NBA’s Most Improved Player in 2003.
- Arenas got suspended from 2009-2010 for his handgun violations.
- He retired in 2013.
In conclusion, Gilbert Arenas has made an incredible mark in the basketball world and has a net worth of $20 million, thanks to his basketball career, brand endorsements, and real estate investments.