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Overview (4)

Born in Queensbridge, New York, USA
Birth NameRonald William Artest Jr.
Nickname Ron-Ron
Height 6' 7" (2.01 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ron Artest was born on November 13, 1979 in Queensbridge, New York, USA as Ronald William Artest Jr. He is an actor and writer, known for Think Like a Man (2012), Waking (2013) and When the Bell Rings (2014). He was previously married to Kimsha Artest.

Spouse (1)

Kimsha Artest (June 2003 - 30 June 2009) (divorced) (3 children)

Trivia (10)

Drafted 16th in the first round by the Chicago Bulls in the 1999 NBA Draft.
Received the longest suspension in NBA history - 86 games (73 regular season, 13 playoffs) for his involvement in the infamous "Palace Brawl" with Detroit Pistons fans on November 19, 2004. Teammates Jermaine O'Neal and Stephen Jackson were also involved.
Has worn three numbers in the NBA, 15: thought his dad was that number (he was 51), 23 after Michael Jordan, and 91 after Dennis Rodman.
Attended LaSalle Academy in New York, NY.
Ron and Kimsha Artest had been in a relationship since 1994, when he was age 15, she age 14. They have 3 children together: Sadie Artest, Ron 3, and Diamond Artest.
Jennifer Palma is the mother of Ron's son Jeron.
Grew up in the Queensbridge Public Housing Projects in New York.
Legally changed his name in September 2011 to Metta World Peace (his NBA jersey has World Peace on the back).
(August 14) Traded to the Houston Rockets. [2008]
(January 25) Traded to the Sacramento Kings for Peja Stojakovic. [2006]

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