Who is Shams Charania?
Shams Charania also known as “Rizz God” is a prominent American sports reporter for The Athletic and Stadium covering the NBA.
Shams Charania Career
At the age of 7, he began his sportswriting career covering for the Chicago Bulls for ChicagoNow, a subsidiary of the Chicago Tribune. In 2012, he began writing for RealGM and reporting small transactions around the league. After several years, he caught the attention of Adrian Wojnarowski, who then worked for Yahoo Sports. Shams then began to break the news of deals and high-profile signing in the summer of 2016 after joining Yahoo.
These included Dwight Howard’s move to the Atlanta Hawks, DeMar DeRozan’s re-signing with the Toronto Raptors, Luol Deng’s signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, and Jamal Crawford’s signing with the Los Angeles Clippers. This thus set off a friendly rivalry between him and Wojnarowski. In 2017, he broke the signing by Stephen Curry, Blake Griffin, Jeff Teague, and Paul Millsap. He announced on August 14, 2018, via his Twitter account that he would be leaving Yahoo Sports for The Athletic and Stadium at the end of the month. He also reported on October 2, 2020, that U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump had tested positive for COVID-19.
How Old Is Shams Charania?
He is 28 years old as of January 2023, having been born on April 1, 1994, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Charania shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Logan Paul, Scotty Sire, King Combs, Randy Orton, Asa Butterfield, and many more.
Shams Charania Family
Who are Shams Charania Parents?
News on the internet shows that he was born to Jat Pakistani parents who immigrated to the US in the 1980s. However, his parents’ names are not mentioned on the internet.
Does Shams Charania have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has siblings or was born as an only kid. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Shams Charania Education
He received his high school education at New Trier High School. After high school, he attended Loyola University Chicago where he graduated.
Shams Charania’s Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Lisa Skeete Tatum.
Shams Charania Kids
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has kids or not. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Shams Charania’s Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 9 inches (1.75m) and has unknown weight.
Shams Charania’s Salary and Net Worth
News on the internet shows that he has an estimated annual salary ranging between $40,000 to $110,500. And an approximate net worth of $2 million.