Christiana-Barkley
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  • Full Name Christiana Barkley
  • Occupation Account Manager & Director
  • Nationality American
Daughter Of Retired NBA Player Charles Barkley

Christiana Barkley | Biography

Senior Account Manager and Director of Writing at The Koppelman Group

A week after the wedding, Charles revealed to Sportcasting that he gave Christiana two options: spending all of the money on her marriage or having a really nice wedding gift. And that, she chose the cheaper wedding and nice gift option. Further, in an interview with The New York Times, Christiana revealed that her father, Charles, lost a considerable amount of weight to participate in her wedding.


Christiana Barkley is the daughter of the retired professional basketball player-turned-analyst, Charles Barkley. 

Who is Christiana Barkley?

Christiana Barkley works at The Koppelman Group as a senior account manager and director of writing. It is a college consulting firm focused on assuring less stressful and more prosperous college processes. She is also a member of a non-profit organization called the Fresh Start Women's Foundation. The foundation helps women improve their life by equipping them with education and career skills. It also provides vital support services for women to positively transform their lives. 

Bio, Age and Education

Born in 1989 as Maureen Blumhardt and Charles Barkley's only daughter, Christiana Barkley's age is 32 years as of 2021. In an episode of The Steam Room podcast, Charles revealed that he named his daughter Christiana after a Christiana Mall in Delaware.

She graduated from Villanova University in 2011. Later, she earned a Master of Arts degree in Journalism from Columbia University in 2017.

Wedding

Christiana first met her future husband, Ilya Hoffman, during a basketball game in May 2016. He later learned that she is the daughter of NBA star and Space Jam star Charles Barkley. After that, however, he became more impressed by her personality. They eventually started dating and met each other's parents and family members.

On 6 March 2021, Christiana and Ilya got married at the Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Bungalows, surrounded by their family and friends in Scottsdale, Arizona. Their wedding ceremony was attended by 120 people, all of who were tested for COVID-19 before the ceremony. 

A week after the wedding, Charles revealed to Sportcasting that he gave Christiana two options: spending all of the money on her marriage or having a really nice wedding gift. And that, she chose the cheaper wedding and nice gift option. Further, in an interview with The New York Times, Christiana revealed that her father, Charles, lost a considerable amount of weight to participate in her wedding.

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Christiana & Hoffman at their wedding. (Photo: The New York Times)

Husband

Christiana's husband, Ilya Hoffman, is the founder of a New York-based marketing technology company DemandByte. The company specializes in creating custom solutions that accelerate, streamline, and optimize marketing automation platforms and CRM systems. Before starting his company in 2015, he worked as a software developer for more than six years, specializing in B2B marketing and sales technologies.

Father

Charles Barkley was born on 20 February 1963 in Leeds, Alabama. He was drafted as a junior with the fifth overall pick in the 1984 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. During his professional career, he was selected to the All-NBA First Team and the All-NBA Second Team five times each and once to the All-NBA Third Team. 

He was named the All-Star MVP in 1991 and was awarded NBA's 'Most Valuable Player' in 1993. Later, he was named one of the '50 Greatest Players in NBA History' during the NBA's 50th anniversary. He also won two gold medals as a member of the United States's "Dream Team." He retired from his professional basketball career in 2000. After retirement, he pursued a career as a sports analyst for the NBA. 

In addition, he is an author, actor, and spokesperson for CDW Corporation. 

Net Worth

Christiana's net worth as of 2021 has not been revealed. However, her father, Charles, heights an estimated worth of $50 million. 

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