Horace Grant Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Jan 30, 2024 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Aug 23, 2022
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About Horace Grant

Horace Grant is a famous former basketball player in the United States of America.

Horace Junior Grant Sr. is popularly known as Horace Grant. He was born in Augusta, Georgia, a state in the Southeastern region of the United States of America, on July 4, 1965.

Horace Grant is an American former professional NBA basketball player. He is a special advisor to the president and chief operating officer of the Chicago Bulls, Michael Reinsdorf. He played professional basketball in the National Basketball Association from 1987-2004. In his NBA career, he played for Chicago Bulls, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, and Seattle SuperSonics. He was known for his defensive play. He was four times selected to the NBA All-Defensive Team.

Horace Grant Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Horace Grant's net worth?

Horace Grant has an estimated net worth of $ 35 million. The source of his income is by being a basketball player and an advisor.

How much does Horace Grant earn per year?

The amount of money Horace Grant earns per year is estimated to be around $4 million.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Horace Grant?

Horace Grant stands at a magnificent height of 6 ft 10 in (210 cm) tall.

How old is Horace Grant?

On July 4, 1965, Horace Grant was born. Age of Horace Grant, as of 2022, is 57 years old.

Childhood And Education

On July 4, 1965, Horace Grant was born in Augusta, Georgia, USA. He was born to Anna Loomis Grant and Reuben Grant. He also has a twin brother Harvey Grant, who is also a former NBA basketball player. He and his brother grew up together in Mitchell, Georgia. Any further information about his early life is not known as he likes to retain his private life out of fame and attention.

Horace Grant did his high school in Sparta, Georgia. After that, he studied at Clemson University. During his university days, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha. He also played basketball for the Clemson University team named Clemson Tigers. In the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) history, he was the first player to take the league, scoring 21.0 average, rebounding with 9.6, and shooting with 70.8% field goal shooting. Horace Grant also became the first player of Clemson University ever to win ACC Player Of The Year. In 1987, he graduated from the University.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Horace Grant’s partner?

Horace Grant is married to Andrea Grant. The couple, Horace Grant and Andrea Grant are blessed with eight children, three sons and five daughters named Deon Grant, Horace Junior Grant, Elijah Grant, Coriel Grant, Gianna Grant, Maia Grant, and Naomi Grant and Eva Grant.

Earlier to Andrea Grant, Horace Grant was married to Donna Grant. He and Donna Grant got married in 1988 and got divorced in 1994. In 1989, Donna Grant gave birth to their son named Horace Jr.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Horace Grant started his NBA career in 1987 with Chicago Bulls. There he played as a power forward or center. In 1988, he started playing in a starting lineup when Charles Oakley was traded to the New York Knicks, and he became the main rebounder and recognized himself as the Chicago Bulls' third scoring possibility after Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, which formed them as one of the league's best trios. Grant also helped Chicago Bulls to win three consecutive NBA championships in 1991, 1992, and 1993 and locked the third win with a last-second block on Kevin Johnson. During the season 1990-91, Grant started playing with goggles fitted with prescription lenses as he was diagnosed with myopia. He corrected his eyesight through Lasik surgery but continued wearing eyeglasses as he learned that he became an ideal figure for those children who wear eyeglasses.

In 1994, as a free agent, Horace Grant decided to join another NBA team named Orlando Magic which Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway led. In 1995, on May 5, he made a final basket for his team Orlando Magic and snatched a win from the Boston Celtics. In 1995, due to Grant, Orlando Magic reached the finals, where they were brushed in the four games by the Houston Rockets. He was part of the NBA team Orlando Magic until 1999 and was again part of the team in 2001-2002.

In 1999-2000, he was part of another NBA team named Seattle SuperSonics. In 2000-2001, he was part of another NBA team, the Los Angeles Lakers. Grant became part of the defending champion Lakers in three-way trading and reunited with Shaquille O'Neal and coach Phil Jackson. In 2003-2004 again, he was part of the Los Angeles Lakers. In 2004, basketball player Horace Jr. decided to retire from the NBA. In 2009, Horace Grant was appointed as an NBA Goodwill Ambassador. In 2016, Grant became Special Advisor to the president and chief operating officer of the Chicago Bulls, Michael Reinsdorf. His twin brother Harvey Grant played 11 seasons as an NBA basketball player with the Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers, and Washington Bullets/ Wizards. Horace Grant’s three nephews are also basketball players. His nephew Jerai Grant currently plays overseas and plays for his uncle’s team at Clemson university. His other nephew, Jerian Grant, played for the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's basketball team and now plays for Olimpia Milano. Jerami Grant, his other nephew, now plays for the Detroit Pistons and earlier played for the Syracuse University Orange men's basketball team.

Grant is also active on social media. He has his Twitter account under the name horacegrant54. On his Twitter account, he has nearly 10,600 followers and almost 607 tweets. He also has his Instagram account with the name horacegrant54. On his Instagram account, he has almost 30,000 followers.

Charity Work

Horace Grant supports the PIKE Foundation, which helps humans and the environment.

What awards has Horace Grant won?

Horace Grant won many awards in 1987, he won ACC Player of the Year, and in the same year, he won First-team All-ACC. He also won four NBA championships from 1991-1993 and in 2001. In 1994, he won an NBA all-star.

Horace Grant's Hobbies And Interests

Horace Grant likes to read, eat, play, listen to music, and travel in his free time.

Other Interesting Horace Grant's Facts And Trivia

  • Grant celebrates his birthday on July 4, the independence day of the United States of America, and the zodiac sign of a basketball player is Cancer.
  • As of 2022, Grant resides in Augusta, Georgia, with his wife, Andrea Grant.
  • Grant is blessed with eight children named Deon Grant, Horace Jr. Grant, Elijah Grant, Coriel Grant, Gianna Grant, Maia Grant, Naomi Grant, and Eva Grant.
  • Grant is said to be still in touch with his Chicago Bull friend, Scottie Pippen.
  • Horace Grant's twin brother, Harvey Grant, is also a former NBA professional basketball player.

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Horace Grant Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Horace Junior Grant Sr.

Date of Birth

1965-06-04

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Georgia

Age

Height

210 cm

Occupation

Basketball Player

Education

Clemson University

Net Worth

35000000

Partner

Andrea Grant

Parents

Anna Loomis Grant, Reuben Grant

Siblings

Harvey Grant

Annual Earnings

4000000
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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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