Malik Omar Allen was born on June 27, 1978, in Willingboro Township, New Jersey, United States. A town is known for its natural beauty with different species of mature trees, recreational parks such as Fairmount Park and Millcreek Park. He is an American citizen.
Malik Allen Education Details
He started his early studies at Shawnee Medford, New Jersey where he had started being a star in basketball and even led his school to two state championship. He was widely known and loved by the teachers and students. Between 1996 and 2000 he went to college at Villanova and played before 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association. He graduated with a degree in Communications. His mother, Tracey Allen was one of his greatest supporters right from the beginning of his basketball career.
Malik Allen Career Details
In 2001, he began his career in the American Basketball Association (ABA) with the San Diego Wildfire and he played the position of a power forward, number 35 and 30. A few months later he was signed by the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association until February 24, 2005, when he was traded to the Charlotte Bobcats. Between 2005 and 2007 the Chicago Bulls signed him and he played in 114 games there making 21 starts and averaged 4.5 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. Allen was signed to a New Year contract by the New Jersey Nets worth US$964,636.
On February 19, 2008, he was traded to the Dallas Maverick in exchange for other players and he played there for 6 months until he signed another contract with the Milwaukee Bucks. On July 31, 2009, he was transferred to Denver Nuggets in exchange for Sonny Weems and Walter Sharpe.
In September 2010, Orlando Sentinel signed him to an undisclosed deal. On August 7, 2004, Malik Allen became the assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons. He travelled the world during his basketball career, stayed in American five-star and biggest hotels and even interacted with some of the best basketball players in the world.
Malik Allen Dating History And Marriage Details
He married his wife Malik Allen in 2005 and they were blessed with two lovely children, a boy and a girl, Dante and Maya. They live in Palmetto Bay, a suburban village in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. He loves the place because it is a small town with people from a range of different social and ethnic backgrounds, a variety of small businesses and amazing views and sites.
Malik Allen Net Worth
His current net worth as of 2020 was estimated at $1 Million to $5 Million. This is contributed to by the contracts he signed during the years in his basketball career to date as a coach and also form his basketball academy.
Malik Allen Body Measurements
Malik Allen’s body measurements are as follows; his listed height is 6 feet 10 inches which translates to 2.08m and his listed weight is 255 pounds which translates to 116 kg. This helped him be accepted into the National Basketball Association and perform well in the game.
Malik Allen Career Awards
He gained awards such as the All-Big East Second Team honors when he was playing with the Wildcats. He appeared in a total of 478 games and averaged 4.9 points, 2.8 rebounds and 15.2 minutes. His second game was the best in the National Basketball Association season in 2002 to 2003 when he averaged 9.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game.
Malik Allen Health Status
Unfortunately, on March 8, 2007, he had an uneven heartbeat. His heart was out of the usual rhythm. He felt like his heart skipped a beat and was rushed to the hospital where they realized he had a heart attack. This made him miss the game they had against the Magic.
Malik Allen Zodiac Sign
His Zodiac sign is Cancer. His strengths are tenacious, highly imaginative, loyal, emotional, sympathetic and persuasive. His weaknesses are being moody, pessimistic, suspicious, and manipulative and frequently feels insecure.
He likes art, home-based hobbies such as watching online documentaries, learning new things, gardening, camping and play board games. He also likes relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones and having a good meal with friends. He dislikes being around strangers, any criticism of his loved ones especially his mom, racism and revealing his personal life. He is currently an assistant coach at Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association and also runs a basketball academy called the Malik Allen Basketball Academy at Medford Memorial Middle School.