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Yao Ming

Basketball player

Born on September 12, 1980.
43 years old.

Yao Ming

Which generation does Yao Ming belong to?

Yao Ming belongs to the Millennial demographic cohort.


"Isn't he too old to be a Millennial?! I mean, isn't he 43?!!"

Believe it or not, the Millennial generation actually started in 1980. This means that Yao Ming is in fact a Millennial. The word Millennial is often (and wrongly) used as a "catch-all" term to refer to "young people".
Generation-X ended in 1979, which was about one year before his birthday.

What is he known for?

He is a Chinese former basketball player who played for the Houston Rockets between 2002 and 2011. Before that, he played for the Shanghai Sharks in China.

What are his nicknames?

His nicknames are: "Ming Dynasty" and "Yao Ming Phenomenon".

Which star sign is Yao Ming?

He is a Virgo.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number is 3.

How tall is he?

Yao Ming is about 7 ft 6 inches tall. That is 229 in cm or 2.29 in meters.

This means that he is a lot taller than the average American man. In other words, he is tall enough to stick out in a crowd.
Furthermore, because he is 7 ft 6 inches, it means that he might have an issue walking through average-sized doors without having to crouch down a little!

What age will he be in 2024?

He will turn 44 years old in September of 2024.

When will Yao Ming turn 50?

He will turn 50 years old on September 12, 2030. That's roughly 6 years from now.

Celebrities that will be turning 50 in 2024.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Friday.

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Nick Cannon

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People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Peter Mayhew

Peter Mayhew

Actor Deceased
Born on May 19, 1944
Height: 2.21m / 7 ft 3 inches

Andre the Giant

Andre the Giant

French wrestler Deceased
Born on May 19, 1946
Height: 2.24m / 7 ft 4 inches

Omos

Omos

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Born on May 16, 1994
Height: 2.21m / 7 ft 3 inches

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