NBA center nicknamed 'Birdman' who signed a $26 million contract with the Denver Nuggets in 2009 and won an NBA title with the Miami Heat in 2013.
He played one season of basketball for Blinn College in Texas and began his professional career in 1999 with Jiangsu Nangang in the Chinese Basketball League.
He became widely popular for his excessive tattoos, covering his arms, hands, legs, back, chest and neck.
His wedding with Brandy Newman was called off shortly before the date. He was born to Claus Anderson and Linda Holubec.
He became teammates with LeBron James on the Heat in 2013.