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Metta World Peace

Biography

Fiery and unstable NBA swingman who entered the group as Ron Artest using the Chicago Bulls in 1999. He performed for the Indiana Pacers from 2002 to 2006 and earned an NBA Tournament with the LA Lakers this year 2010. He performed on a single AAU group as Lamar Odom and Elton Brand. He transformed his name from Ron Artest to Metta Globe Peacefulness in 2011 to be able to inspire and provide youth together all over the world. He previously three children along with his wife Kimsha, whom he wedded in 2003 and divorced in ’09 2009. He also got a son called Jeron with Jennifer Palma. He performed alongside Kobe Bryant for the Lakers from 2009 to 2013.

Quick Facts


Full Name Metta World Peace
Salary 1.552 million USD
Date Of Birth November 13, 1979
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Height 2.01 m
Weight 118 kg
Profession Basketball Player
Education St. John's University, La Salle Academy
Nationality American
Spouse Kimsha Artest
Children Sadie Artest, Jeron Artest, Diamond Artest, Ron Artest III
Parents Sarah Artest, Ron Artest Sr.
Siblings Daniel Artest, Shalice Holmes-Taylor, Angelique Artest, Khalik Artest, Quanisha Artest, Walid Artest, Isaiah Artest
Awards NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, All-NBA Team, NBA All-Defensive Team, NBA All-Rookie Team, National Basketball Association Awards - J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, Haggerty Award
Movies 9 Full Moons, Murda Muzik
TV Shows Dancing with the Stars
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1 (January 25) Traded to the Sacramento Kings for 'Peja Stojakovic'.
2 (August 14) Traded to the Houston Rockets.
3 Legally changed his name in September 2011 to Metta World Peace (his NBA jersey has World Peace on the back).
4 Grew up in the Queensbridge Public Housing Projects in New York.
5 Jennifer Palma is the mother of Ron's son Jeron.
6 Ron and Kimsha Artest had been in a relationship since 1994, when he was age 15, she age 14. They have 3 children together: Sade, Ron 3, and Diamond.
7 Attended LaSalle Academy in New York, NY.
8 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
9 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 (I)' and Stephen Jackson were also involved.
10 Drafted 16th in the first round by the Chicago Bulls in the 1999 NBA Draft.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 5th Quarter 2016 TV Series Metta World Peace
Ball Up 2015 TV Series Coach (2015)
Sensitive Men 2014 Short as Metta World Peace (Himself)
The Millers 2014 TV Series Metta World Peace
9 Full Moons 2013 Jason
Waking 2013/I World Peace
All Wifed Out 2012 Ron Artest
The Eleventh Victim 2012 TV Movie Garlin Fincher (as Metta World Peace)
Metta World Peace Amazing Skateboard Slam Dunk for Mental Health Awareness 2012 Video short
Think Like a Man 2012 Ron Artest
Reed Between the Lines 2011 TV Series Rashaad
John Wooden Memorium 2009 Short Basketball Player (uncredited)
Murda Muzik 2004 Video

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 5th Quarter 2016 TV Series 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
When the Bell Rings 2014 Documentary executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Metta 2017 Documentary filming Himself
Garbage Time with Katie Nolan 2017 TV Series Himself
Naclerio 723 2017 Documentary short Himself
Hollywood Medium 2016 TV Series Himself
Ridiculousness 2016 TV Series Himself
Chelsea 2016 TV Series Himself
Home & Family 2013-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Mike & Mike 2016 TV Series Himself - Los Angeles Lakers
Manchild: The Schea Cotton Story 2016 Documentary Himself
Tia Mowry at Home 2015 TV Series Himself
Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw 2015 Documentary Himself - NBA player
Larry King Now 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
TakePart Live 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself - Co-Host
The Grind 2014 TV Movie Himself
Key and Peele 2013 TV Series Himself
The First Family 2013 TV Series Himself
GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network 2013 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2009-2013 TV Series Himself
The DUB Magazine Project 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Yo Gabba Gabba! 2012 TV Series Himself
Brand X with Russell Brand 2012 TV Series Himself
Punk'd 2012 TV Series Himself
Conan 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
80th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2011 TV Special Himself (as Metta World Peace)
Master Debaters with Jay Mohr 2011 TV Series Himself
The View 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Dancing with the Stars 2011 TV Series Himself - Contestant
Lopez Tonight 2010-2011 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Big Morning Buzz Live 2011 TV Series Himself
13th Annual Young Hollywood Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
Khloé & Lamar 2011 TV Series Himself
Latino 101 2011 TV Series Himself
Minute to Win It 2011 TV Series Himself
Golden Boy Boxing 2011 TV Series Himself - Audience Member
Mr Immortality: The Life and Times of Twista 2011 Documentary Himself
Larry King Live 2010 TV Series Himself
The Mo'Nique Show 2010 TV Series Himself
Life After 2010 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2010 TV Series Himself - At 'Eclipse' Premiere
Chelsea Lately 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
Pardon the Interruption 2008-2010 TV Series Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2009 TV Series
ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin 2009 TV Series Himself - Celebrity Guest
Rome Is Burning 2007-2009 TV Series Himself
BET Awards 2006 2006 TV Special Himself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith 2005-2006 TV Series Himself
The Real: Rucker Park Legends 2006 Video documentary Himself
CMI: The Chris Myers Interview 2006 TV Series Himself
The Best Damn Sports Show Period 2006 TV Series Himself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel 2005 TV Series Himself
The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch 2005 TV Series Himself
Mobb Deep: Infamous Allegiance Pt. 1 2004 Video documentary short Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The O'Reilly Factor 2015 TV Series Himself - Author, Meet the Police
Mike & Mike 2012-2014 TV Series Himself - Former NBA Player / Himself - Los Angeles Lakers Forward
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2011 TV Series Himself
Rome Is Burning 2006-2010 TV Series Himself
ESPN Outside the Lines Nightly 2006 TV Series Himself - Basketball Player
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith 2006 TV Series Himself

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