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Gilbert Arenas: Biography, Careers, Achievements and More

All About Gilbert Arenas

The famous basketball player, Gilbert Arenas, was also known as ‘Agent Zero’ and was best known for his performance with the Washington Wizards. He is well-known for his amazing skills and gained popularity on social media platforms with 903k followers on Instagram alone. 

Who is Gilbert Arenas?

This former basketball player, Gilbert Arenas, is an American born in Tampa, Florida. He is famous as ‘Agent Zero’ as his jersey number was zero along with his shot abilities. He was a three-time NBA star; three times nominated in the All-NBA team and was chosen as the most improved player of the NBA team in the 2002-03 season.  Arenas had some of the famous basketball teams waiting to sign him after his achievements in 2002-03. He went forward to sign a contract with the Washington Wizards and achieved success. Due to his amazing skills and active personality, he got the nickname ‘Hibachi’, meaning a Japanese barbequing device boring the meaning of ‘bowl of fire’. He quickly became famous with youngsters.

Arenas joined Orlando Magic in 2010 and got signed with the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2012 NBA season and with the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association in his last days of playing. He retired soon after. 

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Quick Bio

Birth NameGilbert Jay Arenas Jr.
BornJanuary 6, 1982 (Age 39)
ProfessionFormer Professional Basketball Player
Birth SignAquarius
CountryUnited States
Height6 ft 4 in (1.93 cm)
Weight98 kg or 215 lbs
Hair ColorBlack 
Eye ColorBlack 
Sexual OrientationStraight
High SchoolUlysses S. Grant High School, Los Angeles
CollegeUniversity of Arizona
Net Worth$20 million



Position Point Guard


What is the success story of Gilbert Arenas?

  • Arenas is a fabulous basketball player. He played quite well during his high school days and University days. His career started in 2001 when he got selected through the NBA Draft of the Year by the American Professional Basketball Team, Golden State Warriors. He is well known for his skills in scoring late-game shots. Soon he left the Warriors and joined the Washington Wizards. 
  • Arenas played a total of 55 games and scored 19.6 points in each game. In 2004-05, he played 80 games and scored 25.5 points on average. Arenas joined the Orlando Magic in 2010 and played 49 games with an average point of 8.0 in each game. Soon after, he joined Memphis Grizzlies in 2012 and played 17 games scoring 4.2 points in every game. Arenas also became a part of the Chinese professional basketball team, Shanghai Sharks in November 2012 and played 14 games. Here he scored an average of 24.9 points per game. He retired in 2013. 
  • Arena’s achievement lies with his winning in the NBA All-Star for 3 years- 2005, 2006, and 2007. He was awarded as the Most Improved Player in 2003 by the NBA.   

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Personal Information

What is the physical appearance of Gilbert Arenas?

  • Arenas have an athletic build with a stunning height of 6 ft 4 inches. Due to his attractive personality and strong physique, he was quite famous with the fans. 
  • Arenas weigh 98 kgs with black hair and black matching eyes. Sometimes, he appeared with a French beard and sometimes a full beard. 


What is the relationship status of Gilbert Arenas?

Arenas had a dating relationship with Laura Govan from 2002 to 2014. They had plans of marriage but unfortunately got separated. They have 4 children together- Aloni Arenas, Alijah Arenas, Hamley Arenas, and Izela Arenas. 

Net Worth

What is the net worth of Gilbert Arenas?

Arenas have a net worth of $20 million. He has had many successes in his career. Signing contracts with Washington Wizards, several brand endorsements especially with Adidas, and making deals in the real estate business, Arenas has been blessed with a luxurious and wealthy life.


  • Gilbert Arenas currently lives in Virginia.
  • Arenas are famous for his jersey number zero and got the nickname Agent Zero for that reason.
  • He has played with Golden State Warriors, Washington Wizards, Orlando Magic, and Memphis Grizzlies. 
  • Arenas were called the NBA’s Most Improved Player in 2003.
  • Arenas got suspended from 2009-2010 for his handgun violations. 
  • He retired in 2013.

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