|Celebrated Name:||Bonzi Wells|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Gawen DeAngelo “Bonzi” Wells|
|Age:||47 years old|
|Birth Date:||28th September 1976|
|Birth Place:||Muncie, Indiana, United States|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes ( Duane, Gawen and Christian )|
|Is Bonzi Wells Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$20 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
The world of sports is so diverse and one can get indulged in it through being talented in a certain sport, or getting some training to indulge in sports. For Bonzi wells, he was a basketball player who was most recognized for his time with the Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets. In 1996, he was named the Mid-American conference Men’s Basketball player of the Year, and later a collegiate player in 1998.
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Early Life & Biography
Gawen DeAngelo “Bonzi” Wells was born on September 28th 1976, in Munchie, Indiana, in the United States of America. His parents are Gawen Wells and Christian Scaife Coleman. Wells attended Muncie Central and Ball State from 1994 to 1998, where he was actively involved in his career while still in college.
During his all four years at Ball State, Wells managed to lead the conference in steals. He finished his collegial career as the Mid-American Conference all-time career records in remarkable points and steals.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 28 September 1976, Bonzi Wells is 47 years old as of today’s date 9th December 2023. His height is 6ft 5inc tall, and weight is 95 kg.
Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids
Bonzi wells was born to Gawen and Christian Wells. He was named Gawells after his father, but his nickname “Bonzi” originated from his mother’s cravings for ice cream bonbons when he was pregnant of him. The parents decided to call him bonbon which would later change to Bonzi when he attained the age of two years. Reliable sources inform that wells has a half-brother by the name Jajuan.
Wells is the father of three sons; Duane, Gawen and Christian, however, there is no record that he had been engaged or married before. Wells had the honour to have the Roy C Buley community centre name its gymnasium in his honour. Wells was also at one time chosen to serve as a sports envoy to China for the U.S. State Departments Sports Diplomacy office in 2019.
When Wells was a young child, he would go to watch the game as just a cheerleader and it was during one of the days when his uncle who happened to be the coach picked him from the side-lines. He says that he really played hard so that he would be the best. From then on, he became one of the best players and he would play at Muncie Central High School where he attended and went on to play at Ball State University.
After his times in college, Wells took the game into a professional career and this saw him playing as a shooting guard /small forward for Portland Trail Blazers between 1998-2003, and later, he would play for Memphis Grizzlies, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, New Orleans Hornets, Shanzi Zhongyu and Capitanes de Arecibo.
Bonzi however had his share of on and off the court incidents. He was one time at Blazers suspended for two games for publicly cursing at his coach after being taken out of a game. In a separate incident, Bonzi was fined for making an obscene gesture to a fan in a loss during a match.
Awards & Achievements
Wells has made remarkable achievements during his career. Some of his remarkable include being named the BSN Champion in 2010, NCAA season steals leader in 1998, 2x Mac Player of the year in 1996, 3x first-team all-MAC 1996-1998. He was also listed in No. 42 retires by Ball State Cardinals.
Wells was also honoured to be named as the leagues’ Freshman of the Year in 1994-95. After completing the Ball State career, Wells played 11 years in the National Basketball association. Wells also broke the Mid-American Conference record at Ball State scoring 2,377 points which was previously held by Ron Harper.
Net Worth & Salary of Bonzi Wells in 2023
Despite Bonzi holding out big contracts that did not materialize, ranging from turning down a deal from his team that cost him a huge amount in the end, to later engaging in free market where he thought that he would attract more lucrative offer, but unfortunately, he did not. These notwithstanding, he has managed to amass a reasonable amout as he has a net worth of $20 million as of December 2023.
Wells did not give up even after his many unfortunate incidents, rather, he put on a brave face and held on to the saying that the sky is the only limit.