Jamal Mashburn is a former NBA player nicknamed the “Monster Mash” known for his prolific scoring abilities. The former small forward spent 12 years in the National Basketball Association and averaged 19.1 points per game.
Mashburn is 49 years old and here is everything you need to know about his net worth, salary, career, personal life, and more.
Jamal Mashburn Facts
|The Bronx, New York
|Net Worth (2022)
|Date of Birth
|November 29, 1972
|6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
|247 lb (112 kg)
|NBA Draft Year
|1993 – 2005
|NBA Draft Pick
|1993 – 2005
|Mavericks, Heat, Hornets (NBA)
Jamal Mashburn Net Worth And Salary
Jamal Mashburn is no ordinary athlete but a highly successful entrepreneur as well. He is said to run more than 90 businesses. He purchased an Outback Steakhouse soon after retiring and now owns 34 franchise restaurants. He expanded his portfolio to 37 Papa John’s, several Dunkin’ Donuts and five car dealerships. His business interests also lie in horse racing and real estate, owning a company in Lexington.
Mashburn has high ambitions of buying an NBA franchise one day which makes us think he is worth way more than we think. He earned around $75 million through his contracts in the NBA but chose to donate $500,000 to the University of Kentucky before even entering the league. Soon after becoming a professional, he accumulated a team of finance experts, insurance professionals and other managers to handle his estates while he played basketball.
Mashburn was clearly a step ahead of the rest of his colleagues in terms of managing his money. He is an inspiration to all athletes out there. He chose to put his head down and invest his earnings rather than squander it like so many professionals from the olden days.
Jamal Mashburn Basketball Career
Jamal Mashburn was picked 4th overall by the Dallas Mavericks and broke out as a brilliant attacking option in his rookie season. He played alongside Derek Harper and Jim Jackson to average 19.2 points in his first year to get picked in the NBA All-Rookie Team. The Mash continued to grow exponentially, averaging 24 points and up in his second campaign but injuries kept him off the court plenty of times. After a few failed attempts at the playoffs, Mashburn was traded to the Miami Heat.
He joined Alonzo Mourning, Tim Hardaway and famed coach, Pat Riley to greatly impact the side. The team made the playoffs but lost in the Conference finals against Chicago. Mashburn’s offensive output helped the team but his struggles with fitness saw his performance drop. Charlotte came calling in 2000 where he played for two seasons with Baron Davis. Both Mashburn and the Hornets shocked Miami Heat in the playoffs only to be stopped by Milwaukee in his first season.
Mashburn’s career did see an uptick towards the end of his career with the New Orleans Hornets. He averaged 21.2 points across 82 games in the 2002-03 season, scoring 50 points against Memphis and 40 against Orlando. He made the All-Star team for the first time in his career. Soon, it became clear that Mashburn could never grow because of injuries. The former forward missed the entire 2004-05 season after suffering a right knee injury. He underwent microsurgery but could never return to playing. He retired in 2006 after being traded to the 76ers.
Jamal Mashburn Personal Life
Jamal Mashburn has been a Miami native since 2017. He and his wife divorced after being married for 17 years. His son, Jamal Jr. attended the Gulliver Prep before transferring to Brewster Academy. He played college basketball for New Mexico and Minnesota.
In 2013, he partnered with former NFL player Winston Justice to launch Mashburn Justice Capital Partners, a firm that invested in tech startups. He is also involved in a cannabis company called Revolution Global and has a marketing agency called Mashburn Sackett.
FAQs About Jamal Mashburn
Jamal Mashburn owns over 100 food franchises and has several enterprises in finance, investing, marketing, real estate and cannabis distribution.
Yes, in 2003.
University of Kentucky.
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