Chandler Parsons developed an interest in basketball right from his early years, he left a memorable record at Lake Howell Silverhawks High School where he led the basketball team to win the state championship of 2007 and in the process, achieved the prestigious reputation of a valuable high school basketballer.
At the university level, he left admirable college statistics as a member of the Florida Gators men’s basketball team of the University of Florida. His NBA draft came in 2011 when he was selected by the Houston Rockets as the 38th overall pick. He became a free agent after leaving the Rockets but later signed a two-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks. His next contract can be described as a mega one, a 4-year $94 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies which he signed in 2016 has catapulted him to the class of the crème de la cream in basketball.
Chandler Parsons’ Bio (Age)
The son of Terri and Gary Parsons, Chandler Parsons was born in Casselberry, Florida on the 25th day of October 1988. There is no sufficient information about his family background, however, it is common knowledge that the young basketball player is of American nationality and white ethnicity.
Chandler’s high school education was accomplished at Lake Howell High School located in Winter Park Florida. His days at the institution were eventful, he assisted his school in winning the 2007 state championship. After an impressive score of 30 points with 10 rebounds, he got recognition as one of the best senior players at the state championship.
His Athletic skills earned him a well-deserved scholarship to the University of Florida where he played active basketball from 2007 to 2011 with the Florida Gators men’s basketball team under the supervision of coach Billy Donovan. During his freshman season, he played a total of 36 games with an average of 8.1 points per game and a record of 4.0 rebounds for each game. The young sportsman was honored as the SEC player of the year in 2011 which made him the first Florida Gator to bag such honor. He graduated from the university with a degree in telecommunications.
Wife or Girlfriend, Is He Dating or Married?
A look at the long list of women the tall handsome basketball player has dated in the past would definitely make you feel like honoring him with a standing ovation. His endless list of past relationships began with Robyn Crowley whom he started seeing in 2011, the relationship lasted till 2013 when Chandler Parsons announced their separation in an entertaining interview he had with Chelsea Handler where he stated that he does not have a girlfriend.
His name was briefly linked to KC Concepcion in 2013 and by 2014, Christina Perri was on the scene, she lasted till 2015 before making way for the advent of Toni Garrn in 2015. Toni is an ex-Victoria’s Secret model who hooked up with Chandler after splitting with the famed actor Leonardo DiCaprio. Toni is very beautiful with a memorable symmetrical face that is pleasing to the eye, she has been featured on the cover pages of several popular magazines and has done several quality commercials for multinational brands. The Chandler-Toni relationship hit the rocks in 2016 despite the fact that they seemed happy together, we were told that both parties wanted to dedicate quality time to their careers.
Between 2016 and 2017, rumors broke out about Chandler and Kendall Jenner but according to Chandler, Kendal is just a girl who works out with him at the same place, he became acquainted with her and they eventually had dinner together. Chandler finally debunked the rumor when he made it known that what they had was a kind of group activity and not a love relationship.
Also, in 2017, the famous Lothario had a brief encounter with Bella Thorne but it appears that he has finally met his match in his current girlfriend, Cassie Amato who works as a model.
Is Chandler Parsons Gay?
From TMZ reports, things are really looking serious for Chandler and his new catch and he looks ready to settle down. He even made it official on his Instagram page with a photo of Cassie which he posted on Valentine’s Day with the telling caption “My Valentine Forever”. Thus, the question about the dude being gay is laughable because the trail of women he has had in his love life says volumes about his sexuality.
Height and Weight
Chandler Parsons can be categorized among the tall players, he stands at a great height of 6 feet 8 inches which is approximately 2.08 m and weighs a commensurate 103 kg.