Tony Parker is a French basketball player who was born on May 17, 1982, in Bruges, Belgium. William Anthony Parker II, of his full name, is the son of a professional American basketball player and a Dutch model. After his professional debut in Paris, Tony Parker tried his luck in the United States, the temple of world basketball. TP joined the San Antonio Spurs in 2001. With this team, he won the NBA championship three times. He was then the first French player to win this trophy. It was during a game in November 2004 that he met his future wife Eva Longoria, one of the stars of the Desperate Housewives series. Six years later, the couple announced their divorce. In addition to a celebrity marriage, the Frenchie has been digging his own path in the United States through hard work and sporting feats. Five times, he was a member of the NBA All-Star Game, the flagship team of the United States. After acquiring French nationality at the age of 15, Tony Parker set himself the challenge of winning a major title with the national team. This is done in 2013 with the European Championship trophy. He shines by his presence: he is elected best player and best scorer. He is also involved in the ASVEL Villeurbanne club as vice-president.
On June 10, 2019, Tony Parker announced that he was ending his sports career.
On the private side, Tony Parker is engaged to the journalist Axelle Francine, whom he met in 2011. On April 30, 2014, they welcome a little boy named Josh. In August 2014, the couple got married. The family grows with the birth of a second boy named LIam at the end of July 2016. On August 3, 2020, the basketball player announces on twitter his separation from Axelle Francine, after nine years of love.