Tracey McGrady, born Tracy Lamar McGrady Jr. on 24th May 1979 in Bartow, Florida, has been a U.S. basketball player. He is particularly famous for his stint with National Basketball Association (NBA) where he excelled both as a small forward and shooting guard.

He had been a seven-time All-NBA selection, seven-time NBA All-Star, and two-time NBA Scoring Champion. He has also won the NBA Most Improved Player Award. In 2017, he has been included into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the NBA straight from the High School. He has retired professionally in 2013.

Personal Life

Tracey McGrady was born to mother Melanise Williford, and his father had no part in his life. Hence, his mother raised him with the help of her mother, Roberta, in Auburndale. His mother earned for their livelihood as she travelled daily to work at a Disney World hotel. Thus, he did not come from a well-off family, but he was provided with all that he needed by his mother.

He is a U.S. national, and of African-American ethnicity. He attended Auburndale High School where he took part in baseball and basketball. He then joined Mount Zion Christian Academy in Durham, North Carolina. His true talent came to the fore when he performed strongly at Adidas ABCD Camp.

McGrady has married Clerenda Harris on 12th September 2006 in Mexico. They dated for as long as 10 years before getting married. They have together four children namely Laycee Aloe, Layla Clarice, Laymen Lamar, and Layden. He is living happily with his wife and children, and he has not divorced his wife as yet. However, due to his being a celebrity, he is always in the news with respect to his personal life.

As for his body measurements, he is 6’ 8” in height, and weighs 96 kg. His hair colour is black, and his eyes are also black. There are no other details such as dress size, she size etc. available.


McGrady’s professional career started in 1997 when he got selected in 1997 NBA draft. His career spans from 1997 to 2013 when he professionally retired. He began his playing career professionally when he played for Toronto Raptors in 1997, but left the team in 2000. He then entered into a six-year contract for $67.5 million with Orlando Magic. However, he ended the contract in 2004. He then was traded with Houston Rockets. During his days with the Rockets, he had to go for arthroscopic surgery for his left knee and left shoulder.

In 2010, he joined New York Knicks, but again in October 2012, he entered into a contract with Quingdao DoubleStar Eagles. However, on 26th August 2013, he declared his retirement professionally from the NBA. He is currently rumoured that he might return to NBA in the next season. He is presently having a work out with Kobe Bryant. He is active on all social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.As per his biography, his net worth is estimated at $75 million.

Last Modified: 18 Aug, 2018

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