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 Generation Y (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?

Yao Ming 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 2023?

He turned 43 in September of 2023.

When will Yao Ming turn 50?

He will turn 50 years old on September 12th, 2030. That's roughly 6 years and 11 months from now.

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When is Yao Ming's next birthday?

His next birthday will be on September 12th, 2024. On that date, he will turn 44.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Friday.

Other people who were born around September 12, 1980.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are roughly the same age as Yao Ming.

Macaulay Culkin

Born on August 26th, 1980
Star Sign: Virgo

Kerry Katona

Born on September 6th, 1980
Star Sign: Virgo

Michelle Williams

Born on September 9th, 1980
Star Sign: Virgo

Ben Savage

Born on September 13th, 1980
Star Sign: Virgo

Virgil Abloh

Fashion designer. Deceased
Born on September 30th, 1980
Star Sign: Libra

Nick Cannon

Born on October 8th, 1980
Star Sign: Libra

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Margo Dydek

Basketball player. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1974
Height: 2.18m / 7 ft 2 inches

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Basketball player.
Born on April 16th, 1947
Height: 2.18m / 7 ft 2 inches

Dikembe Mutombo

Former NBA player.
Born on June 25th, 1966
Height: 2.18m / 7 ft 2 inches

Peter Mayhew

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

Andre the Giant

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


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

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