Candace Parker is an American professional basketball player. She was born on April 9, 1986, and was a Women’s National Basketball Association member. She has been in the spotlight since she revealed her pregnancy on social media.
She has previously played for the Chicago Sky and the Los Angeles Sparks. She has received numerous honors and medals, including two WNBA championships. Her annual income is approximately $500,000.
Euro League Champion in 2013, AP Female Athlete of the Year in 2008, Russian National League Champion five times, and Naismith College Player of the Year. Wade Trophy winner and two-time John R. Wooden Award winner.
Is Candace Parker Married?
Candace Parker is married to Russian professional basketball player Anna Petrakova. They married in 2019, but Parker did not publicly declare their marriage until December 14, 2021. They have a child together, a son born in February 2022.
Parker previously married former NBA player Shelden Williams before marrying Petrakova. The couple married on November 13, 2008, and welcomed a daughter in 2009. They divorced in 2016, alleging “irreconcilable differences.”
Parker has been outspoken in her support for the LGBTQ+ community, and her marriage to Petrakova exemplifies her support for same s*x marriage. According to Sportskeeda, she has underlined the value of being true to oneself and sticking up for those you love in interviews.
Parker has been an analyst and commentator for Turner Sports since 2018, covering NBA games on TNT and NBA TV as well as the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
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