Amar’e Stoudemire is an American professional basketball player, and has a significant impact on the game and his community. He is a member of the Mali Basketball Commission, and was named a Good Will Ambassador to Sierra Leone. Stoudemire also owns a major share of the Israeli basketball team Hapoel Jerusalem. He founded the foundation to help youth with scholarships, basketball tournaments, and other community projects in Africa.
Amar’e Stoudemire and Alexis married in 2012, in front of 12 guests, and later, in Miami. Amar’e wore a Calvin Klein outfit while Alexis wore Oscar de la renta. The two were married in 2012, and have four children together. After revealing that he was a father, Stoudemire filed for divorce.
Stoudemire was named to All-Star Team in 2009-10. The Suns and Cavaliers talked about a trade to send Stoudemire to Cleveland to play with LeBron James. However, the deal was canceled when the Golden State Warriors pulled out. As a result, the Warriors selected Stephen Curry with the #7 pick. The Suns finished third in the Western Conference with a record of 54-28 under Stoudemire.
Stoudemire worked with Dr. Micheal, the CEO and president of National Academy of Sports Medicine, during his rehabilitation. Stoudemire was explosive during rehab and slowly regained his strength. He was also a co-captain of the BIG3 league while in high school. Stoudemire, who is currently playing basketball in Jerusalem, converted to Judaism last year.
The wedding ceremony was moved indoors, because rain is considered a good luck omen in many cultures. Colin Cowie and his team worked out all the details. A crowd of men carrying umbrellas escorted the bride into the church. At the altar, she looked picture-perfect. Amar’e Stoudemire and Alexis Stoudemire are the proud parents of four children.
Stoudemire’s net worth was estimated to be $70 million. He bought a 185-acre farm near Hyde Park, New York. Stoudemire also owns an estate in Florida that has a pool and nine-car garage. In 2011, he averaged 17.5 points and 7.8 rebounds in the series against the Spurs. Amar’e Stoudemire was selected to the All-NBA Second Team and made a significant impact on the NBA.
The marriage of the NBA star and his ex-wife Alexis Welch was contentious. They dated for many years before they were married in 2012. They got married in 2012 and had a daughter, Zoe Renee. They both denied paternity but eventually settled the case and agreed to pay child support to each other without a court order. The judge noted that both of them had signed a prenuptial arrangement.
During the 2007-08 season, Stoudemire was the leading scorer for the Suns. He was the team’s leading scorer and rebounder and was named to both the All-Star and Second All-NBA teams. During his tenure with the Suns, he was able to adjust to playing alongside O’Neal, and was named to the All-NBA Second Team. The Suns went on to lose in the conference finals to the Los Angeles Lakers, and Stoudemire averaged 23 points in games three and four.