Yao Ming

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Yao Ming (Basketball Player ) was born in Shanghai, China on a Friday, September 12, 1980 🎈. Yao Ming is 43 years old. He is a Virgo ♍ and was born in the Year of the Monkey 🐒.

7’6″ center who was the first overall pick of the 2002 NBA Draft. He was named an NBA All-Star during all eight of his seasons in the NBA with the Houston Rockets, then was forced to retire in 2011 after numerous foot and ankle injuries.

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BIRTH DATE: September 12, 1980
BIRTHPLACE: Shanghai, China
AGE: 43 years old


Yao Ming is a Basketball Player. Yao was born in the 1980s, in the middle of the Millennials Generation generation. Millennials are individuals born between 1981 and 1996. This generation is known as being sophisticated, technology-savvy, immune to most traditional marketing and sales pitches. This creative generation is known for heavy usage of the Internet, mobile devices, and social media. Millennials have experienced some of the most important historical events, including, the Great Recession, Gulf War, World Trade Center attacks, and the Iraq War.

He married Ye Li in 2007 and he has a child named Yao Qinlei. His parents Yao Zhiyuan and Fengdi Fang were both Chinese national basketball players. Find out who is Yao Ming dating right now.

He practiced 10 hours a day in order to make the Shanghai Sharks junior team at the age of 13.

DID YOU KNOW He was an All-NBA Second Team selection twice and an All-NBA Third Team selection three times in his career.

FACT In the 2005 All-Star Game fan voting, he broke Michael Jordan’s record for most votes.

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Currently, Yao Ming is 43 years old. His next birthday is away. Yao will celebrate his 44th birthday on a Friday, September 12th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on September 12, 1980. Below is the countdown to his next birthday.


Yao Ming’s zodiac sign is Virgo. People born between the dates of August 23rd and September 22nd belong to the sixth sign of the zodiac, Virgo. Virgos are known for being humble, practical, and systematic in their approach to life. Cancer is the most compatible sign for Virgos.

Famous Virgo celebrities are Beyonce, Prince Harry, Cameron Diaz, Salma Hayek, Chris Pine, Jennifer Judson, Bernie Sanders, and Agatha Christie. Virgo ruling planet is Mercury. Astrologically, Mercury symbolizes communication. It is the closest planet planet to the sun.

Yao Ming was born in the Year of the Monkey. Monkey symbolizes cleverness in Chinese culture. People born in the Year of the Monkey have magnetic personalities and are confident, charming, and humorous. They can also sometimes be distrustful, arrogant, opportunistic, erratic, manipulative, and dishonest.

This year is the Year of the Dragon.

DID YOU KNOW United States life expectancy is about 78.5 years.

Yao Ming is a 43 years old Basketball Player, born in September, in the Year of the Monkey (1980), and is a Virgo. His life path number is 3. Yao’s birthstone is Sapphire, and his birth flower is Aster/Myosotis.


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