In November 2021, the NBA/WNBA coach Alex Bazzell revealed he and his fiancee Napheesa Collier were expecting their first child. Their baby girl was due May 22 next year, and even though it was an unplanned one, the two were more than prepared to welcome her.
Keep reading this Alex Bazzell Wikipedia to learn more about him.
Meet Alex Bazzell, Napheesa Collier Partner
Alex Bazzell first met Napheesa Collier when she was a senior in high school. Soon Alex then went on to become her full-time trainer as she became a freshman athlete at the University of Connecticut. However, the two only started dating after Napheesa reached her junior year in 2016.
After almost 3 years of enjoying the dating bliss, the pair then went on to get engaged in October 2019. The engagement took place as the two were just strolling down Central Park, and Alex suddenly got on his knees and took out the diamond ring.
On their second engagement anniversary, Alex took it to his IG with a picture of Napheesa and himself, to write, “CHAMPIONS!! 💍💍 2 of my favorite people have gone through hell to get here.”
A month later, he then revealed the good news about their pregnancy over his IG captioned, “Excited to welcome a baby girl into the world in 2022!”. Also, on the very day, Napheesa posted the same pictures as Alex’s but with a different caption. It wrote, “@napheesa24 & I are excited to welcome a baby girl in 2022! We’re looking forward to the next stage of life as parents. #girldad”
However, the news about Napheesa’s pregnancy came as a “shock” to Alex. Likewise, Napheesa shared that it indeed was a surprise — But “what’s the saying, God laughs when people make plans?” she added.
The two had always envisioned “building a family.” but they just didn’t know when or where that would take place. So, now it’s time, they are more than prepared for it.
According to Alex, who used to train Kobe Bryant’s late daughter Gigi, he planned on setting Kobe as his “idea-parent” example.
Who Is Alex Bazzell First Wife?
Alex Bazzell didn’t have a first wife. However, he did have a soon-to-be first wife, his fiancee, Napheesa Collier.
This all-star hoops couple was initially set to be married in November 2020. Unforanutaley, the COVID pandemic was at its peak then, and the world went on lockdown. So, they had to postpone their wedding plans.
Well, the next year they got pregnant and were waiting for their baby girl to step into this world. Maybe, sometime after their daughter is born, we might finally hear the wedding bells.
Alex Bazzell Net Worth
Alex Bazzell flaunted a net worth of over $3 million by 2021.
His basketball career started right after he started playing Division 1 college basketball while enrolled at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Then he leveled up to Division 2 as he joined Lindenwood University, meanwhile, also earning his bachelor’s degree in Communications.
After graduation, Alex moved to Germany and started playing profession for Leitershofen Germany from Aug 2013. But within a year, Alex realized his passion lied in training. So, he stopped his professional career and launched his basketball training academy Bazzel Basketball LLC in St. Louis, MO in May 2014.
Since then, Alex Bazzell has trained many stars like Bobby Portis, Trae Young, Napheesa Collier, Candace Parker, Kyrie Irving, Carmelo Anthony, Jaxson Hayes, and many more.
“It’s not often you find a trainer genuinely cares that much. The relationships we have built is something I cherish,” said Chicago Bulls’ Bobby Portis
As of 2021, he was also working as the CEO of Through The Lens, an online basketball video lesson program.
Alex Bazzell Age
Alex Bazzell was born on April 20, 1990. That made him 31 years of age in 2021.
He is six years older than his partner Napheesa who was born on September 23, 1996.
Corresponding to his birthday, Alex is of the Taurus zodiac.
Is Alex Bazzell On Instagram, Twitter?
Most of his videos then featured basketball tips and tutorials.
Where Is Alex Bazzell From?
Alex Bazzell was born and raised in St. Charles, MO.
Has Alex Bazzell Shared Anything About His Family?
Alex Bazzell comes from a family of six. He was born to parents Rob and Diane Pence Bazzell. They celebrated their birthdays on September 8, and November 11 respectively.
His father, Rob just turned 63 in 2021. He is also a basketball fanatic who often came to see his son’s games.
As for Alex’s siblings, he has two brothers named Robbie and Ryan, and a sister named Jamie.
His brother, Robbie welcomed his daughter Skyler Christine Bazzell in August 2015.
How Tall Is Alex Bazzell?
Alex stands tall at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) and weighs 81 kg (180 lbs).