Parnell Smith

Parnell Smith

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Parnell Smith is a former American basketball player and celebrity husband. Moreover, Parnell Smith is best known as the husband of WNBA former basketball player, Tamika Catching. Moreover, Tamika spent 15 years career for the Indiana Fever franchise in WNBA.

Early life

Parnell Smith was born on the 5th of August, 1985, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the United States of America. According to his date of birth, he is 37 years old and holds an American nationality.

Parnell has a zodiac sign of Leo and his ethnicity is unknown. However, there is no information about Parnell’s parents, siblings, and childhood. We can presume that he might be well raised as a child by his parents.

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Caption: Parnell Smith playing basketball match during his college years (Source: IndyStar)

Regarding his academic career, he attended Pike High School in Indiana. He played basketball for the school team and was a fantastic player. Furthermore, his college and university are not mentioned.

Professional life

In the past, Parnell Smith played basketball. He is the younger brother of Boiler forward Rodney Smith, who Purdue fans would recognize. However, Rodney Smith has long been recognized by Purdue fans as one of Indiana’s top players. His skills will almost probably get him a job at forward in college, but it is yet unclear which forward position he will play.

Tamika Catchings

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Caption: Tamika Catchings American former WNBA player (Source: Knoxville News Sentinel)

Tamika Catchings was drafted by The Indiana Fever as the third basketball player in 2001. Due to an injury, she could not begin her debut season, nevertheless, she picked well in the 2002 season that she was named the WNBA Rookie of the Year. She averaged 20.3 points for the Indiana Fever in the WNBA 2002 season.

Moreover, she played for the Asan Woori Bank Wibee in the WNBA offseason in 2003. In 2003, she had her best career, after averaging 19.7 points per game for the Indiana Fever. As a basketball player, she holds the record for the fastest player to score 2,000 points, get 1,000 rebounds, 400 assists, and 300 steals in the WNBA.

In 2009, with the help of Katie Douglas, she inspired the Indiana Fever to reach the finals but lost 3-2 to the Phoenix Mercury. She had a soar back in 2014, which made her miss 17 games in the WNBA season.

And, she comeback father a full recovery, played in the WNBA All-Star Game, and made the winning basket for the Eastern Conference all-star team. This woman also helped the team to finish second in the 2014 season. Sadly, She spent her whole WNBA career with the Fever until retiring in 2016.

Other works

After she retired from her basketball career, she purchased a tea shop known as Tea’s Me Cafe which is located in Indianapolis in February 2017. While she was a player, she used to go to Tea’s Me Cafe tea shop frequently which also played a major role in purchasing the tea shop.

In addition, she has written a book titled, ‘Catch a Star Shining through Adversity to Become a Champion’ which was published on the 1st of March, 2016. Moreover, she has a foundation known as ‘Catch a Star Foundation’ in 2004 which strives to help disadvantaged youth achieve their dreams.


As of now, this man has not received any awards or recognition in his profession. Moreover, his wife has earned some of them in her basketball career. Tamika has won several awards including WNBA Defensive Player of the Year five times, WNBA All-Defensive First Team ten times, WNBA All-Star ten times, All-WNBA First Team seven times, All-WNBA Second Team five times, and many more.

Net Worth

At the moment, this man has not shared anything regarding his net worth, salary, and income. Moreover, his wife as a former basketball player has a net worth of $300,000.

Relationship Status

In February 2016, he married an American WNBA player, Tamika Catchings. In July 2015, they had their initial connection through a mutual friend. However, there isn’t a lot of information available on their kid. This man is not currently involved in any controversies or rumors.

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Caption: Parnell Smith with his wife Tamika Catching (Source: WTHR)

Body Measurement and Social Media

This celebrity husband stands 6 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 102 kg. Moreover, this man has black hair with black eyes color and there is no further information regarding his other body stats.

On his Twitter account, there are more than 240 followers. Other than that, he is not active on Facebook or Instagram.


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