- Lailaa Nicole Williams is the daughter of WNBA Player Candace Parker and former NBA Player, Shelden Williams
- She was born on the 13th of May 2009, in the United States of America and is 14 years old
- Her parents have been divorced since 2016, but they have managed to co-parent her successfully even though her mother is now married to a woman
Lailaa Nicole Williams is the daughter of Famous African-American Basketball star, Candace Parker and Ex-Husband Former NBA Player, Shelden Williams.
Her mother is a celebrated WNBA Player. She started her career in 2005 when she was signed to the Tennesse Volunteer Women’s Basketball. Parker was selected as the first overall pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft by the Los Angeles Sparks. she is currently signed with Chicago Sky of the WNBA.
Who is Lailaa Nicole Wiliams?
Lailaa Nicole Parker was born in the United States of America on the 13th day of May 2009. Her parents, Candace Parker and Shelden Williams got married on 13th November 2008 and were married for eight years until their divorce in 2016.
The divorce was a result of what Willaims described as “irreconcilable difference”. Both parties however have agreed to co-parent their beautiful daughter, Lailaa.
She shares an incredible bond with her parents individually. Each of them gushes about her on their individual Instagram pages and she seems to enjoy their company.
Lailaa stays with her Mom, her Step-mom, and her little brother, Airr in Los Angeles, California. However, Lailaa spends most of her time with her Dad and they enjoy making TikTok videos together, playing games, as well as going on dates.
The 14-year-old Loves Basketball
As a daughter of two Professional Basketball players, it doesn’t come as a surprise that she loves the game and hopes to make a career in it.
Candace Parker, Lailaa’s Mom is a Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). While her Father, Shelden Williams is a former college basketball player at Duke University. He also played for the NBA between 2006 to 2015.
Her parents are very supportive of her dream and they provide every resource needed to make that dream reality for their little girl.
Lailaa Nicole Williams is a Doting Big Sister and Her Mother is Married to a Female Basketball Player
Candace Parker got married to her Partner, Anna Petrakova on the 14th of December 2019 in a private ceremony with close friends and family. The couple welcomed a son, Airr Larry Petrakova Parker in 2022.
Before the arrival of her little brother, Lailaa had already shown great responsibility in taking care of their family’s dogs, Splash, Ace, and Nahla. She makes such an amazing big sister that her Mothers always gush about how amazing she is as a big sister.
Lailaa Nicole Williams’ Step-mother is Anna Petrakova. She is a Russian Professional Basketball Player born on the 4th of December 1984. Petrakova played with the Russia Women’s Basketball Team. Her career has taken a back seat as she stays and takes care of Lailaa and Air. Candace never seizes an opportunity to appreciate her for the sacrifice.
Her Mother Comes from a Family of Basketball Players
Laila’s mother Candace Parker was born in St. Louis, Missouri before her family moved to Naperville, Illinois when she was two years old. Her father played basketball at the University of Iowa and her Brother, Anthony Parker grew to play in the NBA. The Parker family were huge fans of the Chicago Bulls.
Growing up in a family of basketball players, Candace had doubts about her ability to play the game well that she started off as a soccer player. In 8th grade, she was convinced to try out basketball and was coached by her father. In 2003 and 2004 she led her High school Basketball team to the Class AA state titles.
Lailaa Nicole Williams’ Net Worth
As a teen, Laila does not have a net worth yet however, her parents have started making investments for her.
Lailaa and her mother Candace joined the ownership of Los Angeles Angel City FC. Alongside celebrities like Serena Williams and her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., this was revealed by Natalie Portman on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
Candace Parker, Lailaa’s Mother is worth $5 million. Similarly, her father Shelden Williams is worth another $5 million which provides Lailaa a very comfortable life.