|Chanan Colman Quick Info
|6 ft 2 in
|Date of Birth
|March 10, 1984
Chanan Colman is a Danish-Israeli professional basketball player who as of May 2023, had been playing for the Hapoel Haifa of the Israel Basketball Premier League. Previously, Chanan also played college basketball for Chipola and played professionally in Finland, Israel, and Denmark.
Chanan Safir Colman
Chanan attended Chipola College.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
92 kg or 203 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Chanan has dated –
- Jessie J – British singer/songwriter Jessie J and Chanan started dating in 2021. However, they first came into the spotlight in April 2022 after being spotted kissing while on a lunch date in Los Angeles. On January 6, 2023, Jessie announced that she was pregnant. On May 12, 2023, she gave birth to a baby boy named Sky Safir Cornish Colman.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Black and White)
Chanan has American Jewish ancestry on his father’s side and Israeli ancestry on his mother’s side.
Sports an undercut short Afro hairstyle
Through his social media, Chanan has either endorsed or promoted various brands including Ride Olive.
Chanan Colman Facts
- Colman was just 9 years old when he started to learn to play basketball.
- Chanan started a basketball camp for children in Denmark called Camp Colman that motivates children aged 8-19 to pursue their passion for basketball.
- He took part in the 2005 as well as the 2007 EuroBasket qualification tournaments.
- Colman began his career as a professional basketball player in with the Finnish team Lappeenrannan NMKY in 2004. Since then, he has played for various teams including Espoon Honka, Svendborg Rabbits, Randers Cimbria, Maccabi Haifa, Hapoel Eilat, Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Copenhagen Wolfpack, and Hapoel Haifa.
- In 2017, Chanan revealed in an interview that he can fluently speak Danish, English, and Hebrew.
- He is very close to his mother and considers her to be his queen. Chanan uploaded a picture of her to his Instagram on her birthday in September 2022. It was also his mother who convinced him to pursue a career in passion.
- Chanan was named Finnish League Finals MVP in 2006 and the Danish League MVP in 2012.
Featured Image By Chanan Colman / Instagram