Andre Iguodala

Iguodala in 2012, photo By Tim Shelby (File:Iguodala, Harden, Anthony.jpg) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Birth Name: Andre Tyler Iguodala

Place of Birth: Springfield, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 28, 1984

*Nigerian (father)
*African-American (mother)

Andre Iguodala is an American professional basketball player. He plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA), and previously for the Philadelphia 76ers, the Denver Nuggets, and the Miami Heat.

His mother, Linda Shanklin, is African-American. His father is Nigerian. As he is of Nigerian descent, Iguodala is eligible to represent Nigeria in world competition. His surname is of Edo origin.

He is married to Christina Gutierrez, and has two children.


Curious about ethnicity

1 Response

  1. Oaken05 says:


    His surname is an Edo name, apparently. Maybe this can read:

    Father: Nigerian (Edo)
    Mother: African American

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