Tarik Black- Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Career

Tarik Bernard Black, an American professional basketball player for Olympiacos in the Greek Basket League and the EuroLeague, was born on November 22, 1991. He formerly participated in National Basketball Association games with the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers (NBA). Black represented the University of Kansas and the University of Memphis in collegiate basketball.

Quick Facts

Full Name
Tarik Bernard Black
Birth date
November 22, 1991
Birth Place
Basketball Player
Net Worth
$100,000 – $1M
Martial Status
6′ 9″
250 lbs (113 kg)
Marital Status
Kennedy Raye
Net Worth 
$100k- $1million

Tarik Black Biography

Tarik Black was born on Friday, November 22, 1991, in Tennessee. Hee is presently 32 years old, and his birth name is Tarik Bernard Black. Sagittarius is the sign of the horoscope for those born on November 22. Goat is his animal of the year.

On loan from the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association, Tarik Bernard Black plays professional basketball for the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League (NBA). He participated in collegiate basketball for the Universities of Memphis and Kansas. At Ridgeway High School, he won two District 15-AAAA championships. He received the Big 12 Preseason Newcomer of the Year honor while studying at the University of Kansas.

Tarik Black Height, Weight

Tarik Black is 6 feet 9 inches tall. He weighs approximately 220 kg. He has lovely warm black eyes and Black locks. There is no information on his chest-waist-hip measurements, dress size, shoe size, biceps, and so on. 


  • Black studied at Memphis, Tennessee’s Ridgeway High School. His 15.7 points and 11.8 rebounds per game average as a junior in 2008–09 guided the Roadrunners to a 26–6 record and the District 15–AAA championship. He led the Roadrunners to a 26-3 record and their second District 15-AAA championship as a senior in 2009–10, averaging 16.3 points and 12.6 rebounds.
  • Black averaged 9.1 points and 5.0 rebounds per game in his first season at Memphis, appearing in all 35 games and starting 24, including 18 of the last 19 games. After that, he was selected for the Conference USA All-Freshman team.
  • Black averaged 10.7 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks per game in his second year, appearing in all 35 games and making 31 starts. He was also selected to the All-Conference USA second team, the All-Defensive team, and the All-Tournament team. He also established a Memphis single-season field goal percentage record of 68.9 percent.
  • Black’s junior season saw him participate in 32 games and make five starts while averaging 8.1 points and 4.8 rebounds in 20.8 minutes per contest. He was nominated to the Tiger Academic 30 for the 2013 spring semester for having the best grade-point average on the squad
  • Black graduated from Memphis University with a degree in organizational leadership on May 20, 2013, moved to the University of Kansas and was approved to play right away. He was voted the Big 12 Preseason Newcomer of the Year in his lone season with the Jayhawks. He then averaged 15.0 points per game in the NCAA Tournament.
  • On Senior Night, he had a season-high 19 points on 9-of-9 shooting, the best efficiency by a Jayhawk since 1990. He averaged 5.5 points and 3.9 rebounds in 13.5 minutes per game across 33 games (15 starts).
  • Black joined the Houston Rockets for the 2014 NBA Summer League after going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft. On August 27, 2014, he signed with the Rockets. He played in 25 games before being released by the Rockets on December 26, 2014.
  • Black was taken off waivers by the Los Angeles Lakers on December 28. He was then sent to the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League on January 3.
  • On April 10, 2015, he had a season-high game with 18 points and 10 rebounds in a 106-98 victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves. He was called up the following day.
  • During the 2015–16 season, Black had repeated deployments to the Los Angeles D-Fenders.
  • Black re-signed with the Lakers on August 24, 2016. On July 1, 2017, the Lakers released Black.

Tarik Black’s Net Worth

The American basketball player, 30, has had success. $100k to $1m is Tarik Black’s estimated net worth. Tarik Black’s net worth, earnings, and income are discussed on several sites, however, internet estimations of his value are inconsistent as of February 2024.

Tarik Black Wife, Marriage, Children

Our data show that the 30-year-old American basketball star is now wed to Kennedy Raye. They had a baby in October 2017; Tarik Black is often reserved when discussing his personal life and makes an effort to avoid the spotlight.

Awards & Achievement

  • Champion of the FIBA Europe Cup (2022)
  • League champion in Israel (2019)
  • Israel League Second Team All-Stars (2019)
  • Israel’s National League (2019)
  • All-Defensive C-USA Team (2012)
  • All-C-USA second team (2012)
  • C-USA Freshman All-Star Team (2011)

Interesting Facts

  • Basketball player who made his NBA debut with the Houston Rockets in 2014. He played with the Los Angeles Lakers from 2014 to 2017 before joining the Rockets again for a second stint.
  • He won two District 15-AAA championships at Ridgeway High School. As a freshman at the University of Kansas, he was named the Big 12 Preseason Newcomer of the Year.
  • Memphis Tigers men’s basketball players. D-Fenders, players from Los Angeles. a Jayhawks basketball player from Kansas.
  • basketball players from Tennessee. Athletes in Memphis, Tennessee, in sports. The Houston Rockets. Lakers of Los Angeles players