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Metta World Peace

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Birthday
13, 1979
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1979 (age 40)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Fiery and unpredictable NBA swingman who entered the league as Ron Artest with the Chicago Bulls in 1999. He played for the Indiana Pacers from 2002 to 2006 and won an NBA Championship with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2010.

Before Fame

He played on the same AAU team as Lamar Odom and Elton Brand.

Trivia

He changed his name from Ron Artest to Metta World Peace in 2011 in order to inspire and bring youth together all around the world.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Kimsha, whom he married in 2003 and divorced in 2009. He also had a son named Jeron with Jennifer Palma.

Associated With

He played alongside Kobe Bryant on the Lakers from 2009 to 2013.