Charlie Alexander Villanueva Mejia is a Dominican-American former professional basketball player. In the National Basketball Association, he played for the Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons, and Dallas Mavericks (NBA). Villanueva was raised in Elmhurst, Queens, in New York City. At the age of 20, the Toronto Raptors selected him.
It is with the seventh overall choice in the 2005 NBA Draft. In addition, he is a citizen of the Dominican Republic. He has competed for that nation’s national team abroad.
Charlie Villanueva Biography
Charlie Villanueva is 37-year-old as of 2022. Smush Parker was a freshman at Newtown High School in Queens, New York. Villanueva played with a future NBA player. He played basketball at Blair Academy in Blairstown for the next three years. It is along with future NBA player Luol Deng, New Jersey. Villanueva was recognized as an All-American as a senior.
He earned the New Jersey Co-Player of the Year award. His eligibility was withdrawn from the 2003 NBA draft. So, he could play collegiate basketball for the University of Connecticut. According to Rivals.com, Villanueva was a five-star recruit. They ranked him as the nation’s No. 2 power forward and No. 5 player in 2003.
Villanueva rescinded his verbal commitment to play for the Illini. It is after Bill Self switched from the University of Illinois to the University of Kansas. He was going to play for the University of Connecticut. Instead of the following Self to the Jayhawks. Villanueva was an essential reserve for the UConn team.
During his first season there, he won the 2004 NCAA National Championship. He forfeited his remaining two years of college eligibility. Then he declared for the NBA draft after his second year.
Charlie Villanueva Family
Lisette Lala Alvarez is Villanueva’s fiancée. Villanueva has three brothers, Rob Antonio, Rob Elia, and Rob Carlos.
Villanueva is collaborating with two of the three brothers on a documentary titled What is Alopecia? It was first revealed in September 2015. It is made to continue his advocacy work to inform, raise awareness about, and assist the alopecia community.
Charlie Villanueva Networth
Charlie Villanueva estimated net worth is $30 million. A company led by former Dallas Maverick Charlie Villanueva and builder Clyde Kemp completely renovated this 1970 Addison property. The original construction was done by Clyde Kemp. It features five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and two half-baths. The price is $2.795 million.
The interior of the house was created by listing agent Lisette Lala Alvarez. Lisette is also Villanueva’s fiancée. She claimed that everything had been replaced after it had been pulled apart to the studs. It is with the exception of the foundation and a few still-sound walls. The 6,916-square-foot house has high ceilings throughout and is all on one level.
The foyer is well-lit by natural light, and a striking light fixture draws attention there. A doorway leading into the dining room is located in the formal living room. The expansive family room is behind the foyer and along a gallery-like hallway. It has a fireplace, big windows, and French doors that open to the patio.
The kitchen, has a breakfast nook, a walk-in pantry, and a center countertop island. It is located farther down the hallway close to the dining room. On this side of the house, there is a laundry room and another half bathroom. The main suite has soaring ceilings and a fireplace in the bedroom. Also, a spa-like bathroom is located on the other side of the house.
The bathroom’s layout is distinctive in that it has separate wet and dry areas. The rest of the bathroom is segregated from the shower and bathtub. It is concealed behind a glass wall with two doors. Additionally, the bathroom features two toilets and two vanities. The suite has two walk-in closets.
On the property, there are two independent garages that share a roofline and are accessible by a covered walkway. The second garage contains guest rooms that are attached to it. But they have their own entrance. In the backyard, there are two pools that are next to one another.
Charlie Villanueva Skin Condition
Alopecia Universalis, an autoimmune skin condition comparable to alopecia areata, affects Villanueva. This does not physically hurt or pose a threat to life. It just stops hair from growing on the scalp and/or other parts of the body. The NBA presented Villanueva with the Community Assist Award in February 2006. His work on the NAAF‘s behalf (National Alopecia Areata Foundation). As a first-generation Dominican-American, Villanueva speaks Spanish with his family. So, he is fluent in it.
Charlie Villanueva Luxury collection
Lisette Lala Alvarez of JP & Associates Realtors is the agent in charge of listing the house at 5505 Celestial Road.