Lailaa Nicole Williams is a child celebrity and the daughter of women basketball player Candace Parker.
Just like her mother, she is also doing everything possible to start off her basketball career.
The teenager has done so well for herself as she is pushing to create her legacy which won’t keep her in the shadows of her mom.
Lailaa Nicole Williams Biography
She was born on May 13th, 2009 in the United States of America where both of her parents are from.
Lailaa Nicole Williams will be age 13 as of May 13th, 2022 which is the date she celebrates all her birthdays.
She currently lives with her mother Candace Parker who is married to someone else.
The name of her father is Shelden Williams, who is a former NBA player now retired.
Both of her parents got married on the 13th of November, 2008 after dating for a long time.
Lailaa’s parents are no more together as they are both divorced and living separate lives.
Although both of them do share custody of their daughter who sometimes goes to stay with his father.
Their divorce was made official back in 2016 after Shelden filed for divorce due to personal reasons.
Both of them did everything possible to make sure it did not affect the life of their daughter who was still little at that time.
The love they have for their daughter is always there and remains despite both of them not living together.
Lailaa is currently in the process of making it into a full-time basketball player, as her parents have always been her inspiration.
Candace Parker Daughter
Lailaa Nicole Williams is the beautiful daughter of WNBA player Candace Parker.
There is a strong bond shared between mother and daughter has been one of the important figure growing up for the teenager.
Her father divorced her mother when she was still a baby, but they still managed to stay active as a parent.
Candace is now married to a fellow WNBA player who goes by the name Anna Petrakova from Russia.
They have been together since 2019 years after she and her husband divorced in 2016.
Although their relationship has been going on long before then and was made official in 2019 when they got married.
Anna has been a good stepmother to Lailaa as they all live happily together in the United States of America.
On the 14th of December, 2021, her mother confirmed via social media that she and her wife are expecting a baby.
When their baby arrived, they did confirm that they both welcomed a son named Airr Larry Petrakov Parker.
He was born on February 11th, making him her second child with a new wife who they both married in 2019.
The couple shared their joy on the arrival of their baby who they can’t stop talking about and showing to the public.
Lailaa Nicole Williams was also said to be happy that she is now a big sister to her mother and stepmother’s son.
Candace Parker started her basketball career at an early age which she did most of it in school.
During her college and University days, she moves with so much pace in establishing herself as a player.
It wasn’t that easy for her as she stumbled through some hard processes on the path of her career.
On April 9th, she was selected as the first pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft by the Los Angeles Sparks which gave her the first breakthrough.
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Marking her debut for the team, she had 34 points, 12 rebounds, and 8 assists making it one of the best performances from a rookie which was also a record.
The record still stands to date after making sure she overtook what was set by Cynthia Cooper with 25 points in 1997.
She went on being named Rookie of the Month for May and July 2008 respectively after an incredible performance that was going well for her and the team.
Her daughter’s birth played a huge part in her career and she took some time off before making a comeback.
As of now, Candace plays for the Chicago Sky, and she is still going strong with her nearing retirement age.
Lailaa Nicole Williams is always present during her games while she is also working very hard to carry on from her mother.