Shams Charania is a renowned sports writer and reporter, often described as “the best young reporter in the business” by many experts in the biz. At the young age of 25, he already stands as one of the most-followed and most-efficient news-breaking prodigy in the sports world.
When his three years of contract with NBA’s Yahoo Sports came to an end, a great many potential suitors like ESPN, Turner Sports, Facebook, and NBC Sports, including Yahoo lined up to covet him and welcome him under their wings.
However, Shams' heart was already set on a joint agreement with The Athletic, a subscription-based sportswriting platform, and Stadium.
He loved working for Yahoo but also wanted to increase his opportunity and challenges, writing for The Athletic and doing the video for the Stadium.
One year after his mentor Adrian Wojnarowski left Yahoo Sports to join ESPN, Shams had taken over Yahoo’s NBA coverage.
Shams Charania Wiki / Bio, Parents
Shams Charania celebrates his birthday every year on 1 April. The native of Chicago suburbs hails from the United States and holds American nationality. Moreover, he embraces Indian ethnicity as per his parents' descents.
Both of his parents provided him with a well-off childhood, working in the medical field. Despite being a prolific name in the industry, Shams has successfully kept his personal life away from the media's eyes.
The 25-year-old scoop master was always sure about the nature of the career he desired to pursue. Thus, he started on his sports-writing journey back when he was 18, writing for his school’s paper.
From there, Shams began covering the NBA for outlets like Yahoo Sports, RealGM, and ChicagoNow. The path he took to reach the height of his career was nothing less than a full roller-coaster ride. However, he never gave up amidst the hustle and bustle.
In between pursuing his NBA salary and gathering scoops, in May 2017, Shams concluded his formal education at Loyola with a degree in Communications.
Shams Dating Or Married To Girlfriend?
Sham is all about his career and professional accomplishments on his interviews and social media. He does not even hint anything slightly about his past girlfriend or current dating status.
The emerging star is way more onto his profession.
He sleeps next to his phone, but not to check any missing texts or calls from his wife.
He is instead making calls and sending texts to movers and shakers around the league as part of his demanding job. At some point, he even tweeted the signings between his lectures.
Shams Charania, recently the senior NBA analyst at Stadium and senior NBA insider and writer at The Athletic (Photo: complex.com)
For now, Shams is literally married to his career, breaking astounding stories all over the globe every next moment. His clarity of purpose, and determination to outwork the competition speaks it all.