Who is Charles Barkley’s daughter, Christiana Barkley? Age, career, spouse, bio

Christiana Barkley

Who is Christiana Barkley?

Christiana Barkley is the only child of Charles Barkley former professional basketball player. Christiana’s father Barkley now serves as an analyst on TNT. Christiana is an American journalist who works as the senior account manager and director of writing at Koppleman Group in New York.

Christiana Barkley rose to popularity, due to the fame of her parents. She is a professional woman who has experience working with a few businesses in her journalism career.

Christiana Barkley: Bio Summary

Full nameChristiana Barkley
Date of birth 1989
Age34 years old as of 2023
Place of birthScottsdale, Arizona, USA
Current residenceNew York City, New York, USA
Sex Female
EducationColumbia University School of Journalism, Villanova University
ParentCharles BarkleyMaureen Blumhardt
GrandparentsCharcey Glenn, Frank Barkley
Relation statusMarried
SpouseIlya Hoffman
Uncles Darryl Barkley, John Glenn
Net worthUnknown


Christiana Barkley was born in 1989 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Christiana Barkley is the only child of her parent, former NBA player Charles Barkley and Maureen Blumhardt former model. Her actual date of birth is unknown.

She obtained a journalism bachelor’s degree from Villanova University in 2011. She is also a Columbia University journalism master’s degree holder.

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Christiana Barkley was born in 1989. She is 34 years old as of 2023. Her actual birthdate is unknown.

Educational background

Christiana was born and raised in New York City, where she also finished high school. She enrolled at “Villanova University” in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania after high school. Subsequently, in 2016, she enrolled and studied journalism at the “Columbia University School of Journalism” in New York City.


Christiana Barkley is claimed to be the Koppelman Group’s director of writing and senior account manager. She also serves as the company’s writing director. Students who want to attend their top school of choice can get help from the Koppelman Group, a college admissions consulting company. She worked for Turner Sports as a sales assistant from 2011 to 2014 prior to her current position.

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Summary of her father’s career

Charles Barkley was born on February 20, 1963. He is a former professional basketball player from the United States who now works as a TNT television analyst. In the National Basketball Association (NBA), Barkley spent 16 seasons with three different teams.

Although he was smaller than the average power forward, he made up for it with muscle and aggression to become one of the NBA’s best rebounders. He was a skilled player who could make plays, score goals, and play defense.

Barkley won the 1993 NBA Most Valuable Player award and was an 11-time NBA All-Star and member of the All-NBA Team (MVP). He was selected for the 50th and 75th-anniversary teams of the NBA. Barkley was chosen for the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 1985 during his rookie season.

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Marriage Life

Christiana and Ilya Hoffman got married on March 6, 2021, in Andaz Scottsdale Resort. They dated for around five years before tying the knot on March 6, 2021, in Scottsdale. Their wedding took place at Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Bungalows which was attended by about 120 friends and family members. Her husband is an entrepreneur and software engineer who owns DemandByte. Early in 2022, the couple gave birth to their first child, named Henry.

Does Christiana Barkley have children?

Yes, Christiana has a child. Christiana and her husband Ilya Hoffman had their first child, Henry early 2022.

Who is Ilya Hoffman, Christiana’s husband?

Christiana Barkley’s husband Ilya Hoffman was born to his parent parents, Katia Hoffman and Alex, in Moscow, Russia. He works as a marketing executive and the owner of DemandByte. Ilya Hoffman was brought up with his brother Ash Hoffman in Queens, New York City.

Hoffman graduated from the University of Albany in New York with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics. He was a member of the Alpine Ski Racing Team and participated in sports activities such as skiing.

Hoffman began his career as a software engineer, with six years of hands-on experience dealing with B2B marketing and sales solutions, according to Linkedin.

What is Christiana’s Nationality and Ethnicity?

Christiana is of mixed race because her father, Charles, is black and her mother, Maureen, is white. She is a citizen of the United States.

Height and weight

Christiana is 5 feet 7 inches tall (175 centimeters). Her approximate weight is 143 pounds (65 kilograms).

Summary of her parent’s relationship

Christiana is White on her mother’s side and black on her father’s. Her parents first met at a restaurant on City Avenue, where they later fell in love and began dating. But, because of their racial distinctions, they were criticized at the time. In the late 1980s, there was a lot of debate about the relationship.

This prompted the couple to choose a court marriage without the involvement of the media. In 1989, they were legally wed in front of a judge, and Christiana was born in New York City the following year. According to some sources, Christiana’s parents also had a son. This hasn’t been verified yet, though.

Social media

Christiana Barkley doesn’t utilize social media very frequently. She is conspicuously missing from well-known social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Net worth

Christiana’s estimated net worth is unknown, however, her husband Charles Barkley has an estimated net worth of $35 million.

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