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Charles Barkley’s worth $50 million but he could have been working at McDonald’s all his life

Jeet Pukhrambam
|Mon Aug 08 2022

Charles Barkley might be worth millions today, 50 million Dollars to be precise but what if he wasn’t who he was? Where would he be? 

Charles Barkley, NBA legend, revered host on Inside the NBA, and a McDonald’s aficionado? Well, yes if we’re going by his early years and the flurry of stories that came out he would be described as a fan of McDonald’s.

There was that infamous story about him on an exercise bike, yelling at his teammates, all the while devouring a big mac? we presume.

He also once said that he never made the McDonalds All-American team but he sure ate a lot of them.

But what if he wasn’t a basketball player? What if he wasn’t 6’5 tall?

Also read: Charles Barkley recalls a bizarre reason he gave $100 to a homeless man while sitting with Michael Jordan on the Oprah Winfrey show

Charles Barkley’s worth $50 million but why did he say he would be working at McDonald’s?

In a recent interview, he confessed that if he didn’t have his height, he would be working at McDonald’s!

In his own words, he said “I’d be saying, ‘Welcome to McDonald’s, how can I help you?”. Being the sport that he is, Barkley is the kind of guy who would take things lightheartedly and his answer is surprisingly humble.

Also read: $50 million man Charles Barkley shockingly took money under the table from agents in college, announces it needs to be legal


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Jeet Pukhrambam

Jeet Pukhrambam

Jeet Pukhrambam is TheSportsRush's editor and creative writer. After freelancing for five years as an independent writer, Jeet has created thousands of blog posts and articles. He now covers intriguing news reports and throwback stories on all things NBA. In his free time, he enjoys techno, football, cooking, and traveling. Jeet takes pride in his critical thinking, music playlists, and his love for spaghetti.

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