The former American professional basketball player Penny Hardaway and present head coach for the Memphis Tigers of the University of Memphis is one successful player in the industry. He has played guard for the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The player was undoubtedly one of the strong players in his team and he has been successful so far in his career as a coach, therefore, he harnesses handsome salaries and has a net worth that is very impressive, to say the least.
Penny has a son named, Jayden who followed his footsteps and became an aspiring basketball player. He also has two daughters named LaTanfernee and Laila Hardaway.
- Full Name : Anfernee Deon “Penny” Hardaway
- Birth Date : July 18, 1971
- Birthplace : Memphis, Tennessee, United States
- Wiki : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penny_Hardaway
Penny Hardaway: Personal Life
The retired player was born in 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 18th of July. He is the only son of Fae Hardaway and Eddie Golden. Penny was raised by his grandmother as his mother had to leave Memphis to work in Oakland in 1974. In fact, he got his nickname from his grandmother who used to call him “Pretty” but with the southern drawl it ended up sounding like “Penny”.
For his schooling, he attended Treadwell High School in Memphis. Ever since he was young, Penny was determined to build a career in basketball so he committed to the University of Memphis and played with the Memphis Tigers.
He holds American nationality and his zodiac sign is cancer. The player stands tall at a height of 6 feet and 7 inches and weighs up to 88kg.
Regarding his love life, Penny was in a long term relationship with his high school sweetheart, Latasha McCray. The couple has two daughters named, LaTanfernee who was born in 1992 and Laila Hardaway who was born in 2005. Penny also has a son named Jayden, who like his father, is a hardworking young basketball player who plays guard for the Memphis Tigers of the NBA.
- Nationality : American
- Ethnicity : N A
- Hometown : Memphis
- Height : 6 feet and 7 inches
- Weight : 88 kg
- Education : Treadwell High School, University of Memphis
- Wife : N A
- Children : Jayden, LaTanfernee, and Laila
- Parents : Fae Hardaway and Eddie Golden
Penny Hardaway: Professional Life
Penny Hardaway has surely marked his name as one of America’s talented basketball player of his time. He started by playing college basketball for the University of Memphis and later was place number 5 on the list of top 100 modern college point guards by collegehoopsnet.com as well as the leading player on ESPN Conference USA Silver Anniversary Team.
Hardaway was then appointed by the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the 1993 NBA draft. Throughout playing for the team, he averaged with 19 points, 6.3 assists, 4.7 rebounds, and 1.9 steals per game. He then moved on to play for the Phoenix Suns through a sign-and-trade with Orlando and played from 1999 to 2004.
Penny also played for the New York Knicks for two years from 2004 to 2006 where helped lead the Knicks to the 2004 NBA Playoffs alongside Stephon Marbury. However, he could not play much due to his knee injury during that time. He gave his best performance while he was appointed by the Miami Heat in 2007 when he won against New Jersey Nets by 91–87 with 6–6 shooting for 16 points.
Penny decided to retire as a player and take on a new path for his career so, he started working as a head coach for the Memphis Tigers since March 19, 2018, replacing Tubby Smith.
- Profession : Basketball Player, Coach
- Worked for : Memphis Tiger, Phoenix Sun, New York Knicks, Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors
- Working for : University of Memphis
Penny Hardaway: Net worth and Salary
As per his successful career, Penny Hardaway has been able to harness huge payroll. His net worth is $50 million dollar as of 2018.
- Net Worth : $50 million dollar
- Salary : N A
Penny Hardaway: Social Media
Penny Hardaway is someone who likes to share bits of his personal life and opinion on social media platforms with his fans so he is mostly active. With his successful career and charismatic personality, he has been able to gain a huge following.