Horace Grant is an American athlete. Horace Grant is an American former professional basketball player. Likewise, he is the forward and NBA All-Star popular for his defense.
Table of Biography
Horace Junior Grant was born on 4th July 1965 and is currently 55 years old. Being born in early July, he is Cancer. Likewise, he was born in Augusta, Georgia, United States of America, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about her ethnicity and religion, he belongs to African American ethnic group and follows Christianity.
Followed by this, about his personal life, there is no information about his personal life. Likewise, there is no information about his family and their names in the media. Similarly, regarding his siblings, he has one twin whose name is Harvey. Likewise, both he and Harvey both spent their childhood in Georgia. Moreover, his brother Harvey has also played in NBA and is a basketball player himself. Furthermore, talking about his educational background he went to Clemson University in Georgia.
Rise to Fame
Talking about his professional life, Horace is a basketball player by profession. Likewise, during their college days, he became a member of Pi Kappa Alpha which is the college fraternity of West Virginia. Similarly, on the 1987 NBA draft, with the 10th overall pick, he was drafted with the Chicago Bulls. He became the forward /center with fellow draft-day acquisition Scottie Pippen forming forward tandem of Bulls. Likewise, in 1988, he became the main rebounder of the Bulls and he made himself as Bull’s third scoring option after Michael Jordan and Pippen. This trio became one of the best trios of this league.
With his defensive play, he became four times the NBA All-Defensive team. Similarly, he also helped Chicago win three consecutive NBA champion in 1991, 1992, and 19993 consequently. Likewise, after having nearsightedness he started wearing eyeglasses and began wearing goggles fitting with prescription lenses on the court. Moreover, the goggles he wore became a trademark for him. Even though he got LASIK surgery but eventually started wearing goggles on the court as he heard from parents being an inspirational figure to children wearing eyeglasses.
More on Career
After retirement on the 1992-93 season, he became the number-two star behind Pippen helping Chicago Bulls push the Knicks to seven games in the second round. Similarly, he became NBA All-Star Game posting four points and eight rebounds in 17 mins. Likewise, after leaving bulls, he became a free agent and joined the Orlando Magic. Similarly, in 2000, he traded to the Seattle SuperSonics.
Followed by this, a year later, he became part of the Los Angeles Lakers. During this tenure, he won the championship with the 2000-01 season. During the offseason, he left Los Angeles and moved back to Orlando Magic. Later in 2002, he chose to retire after getting cut by the Magic. However, in the 2003-04 season, he went back to the Lakers for another run with the Lakers.
Talking about his net worth and earnings, Horace is a basketball player by profession. Likewise, his primary source of income is from his athlete profession. Similarly, talking about his net worth, it is $35 million. However, there is no information about his asset values available at the moment.
Regarding his relationship status, Horace is straight and in a marital relationship. He is the husband of Andrea Grant. Before this, he was in a marital relationship with Donna Grant. However, after divorce, they separated. Likewise, he has seven children together, three sons and four daughters whose names are Deon, Horace Jr, Elijah, Corielle, Noami, Mia, and Eva.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Talking about his body measurement, Horace is quite tall and has a fit body type being an athlete. Likewise, he stands 6 feet 10 inches (82 inches) tall and weighs around 111 kg (245 lbs). However, he has not given his body measurement detail including vital stats in the media. Looking at his physical appearance, he has a dark skin type with black hair and dark brown pair of eyes.
Reflecting upon his social media presence, he is active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Likewise, his Instagram account is @horacegrant54 and has 27.9k followers in it. Similarly, his @horacegrant account on Facebook has 6.4k followers in it. Likewise, he joined Twitter in December 2014 and has 10.6k followers on his @horacegrant54 account on Twitter. Furthermore, he also has his own web page and is www.horacegrant.com