Yao Ming

Place of Birth: Shanghai, China

Date of Birth: September 12, 1980

Ethnicity: Chinese

Yao Ming is a Chinese basketball player. He played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

He is the son of basketball players Yao Zhiyuan and Fang Fengdi. He is married to basketball player Ye Li.

Ming’s paternal grandparents were Yao Xueming and Xu Lizhen.

Source: Biography of Yao Ming – Yao Ming: The Road to the NBA (2004), by Xiao Chunfei

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  1. Manila says:

    He is the son of basketball players Yao Zhiyuan and Fang Fengdi.

    He is married to basketball player Ye Li.

    Ming’s paternal grandparents were Yao Xueming and Xu Lizhen.

    Source: Biography of Yao Ming – “Yao Ming: The Road to the NBA” by Xiao Chunfei

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