Jason Kidd is 48 years old and here is everything you need to know about his net worth, salary, career, personal life, and more
Jason Kidd is a former professional basketball player and currently the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks. He played 19 seasons in the National Basketball Association before retiring in 2013.
Jason Kidd Facts
|San Francisco, California
|Net Worth (2022)
|Date of Birth
|March 23, 1973
|6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
|210 lb (95 kg)
|NBA Draft Year
|NBA Draft Pick
|Round 1, Pick 2nd overall
|1994 – 2013
|2013 – Present
|AS PLAYER: Mavericks, Suns, Nets, Knicks (NBA); AS COACH: Nets, Bucks, Lakers, Mavericks
Jason Kidd Net Worth And Salary
Jason Kidd is said to have an estimated net worth of $87 million. His career earnings from his time in the NBA aggregated almost $188 million. According to this source, that amount would be $251 million considering inflation. His career achievements really paved the way for Kidd to make a fortune and then some.
His most lucrative contract was with the Dallas Mavericks, where he made over $21 million in 2009. His final contract with the New York Knicks was worth just under $10 million a year. The California native is continuing to make big bucks as a coach in the NBA now.
He worked as an assistant coach for the Brooklyn Nets and banked around $1 million. In his four years with the Bucks, he is said to have made $8 million and now, he is getting paid handsomely as head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies. Kidd’s current contract sees him make $7 million a year.
Jason Kidd Basketball Career
Jason Kidd is a huge source of inspiration for future basketball players. He was voted as one of the greatest NBA players of all time by being voted in the NBA 75th Anniversary side. The former point guard was a lethal weapon on the floor, holding records in assists and three-point field goals made.
Kidd led his high school team to multiple state championships, averaging 25 points, 10 assists, 7 rebounds and 7 steals in his senior season.
He ditched a number of top collegiate programs to play for the University of California, who were coming off a 10-18 season and had not won a conference title since 1960. He went on to set the NCAA record for most steals by a freshman at 110 and led the uprise in California basketball. After two years, he declared for the NBA draft and was picked by the Dallas Mavericks second overall in the first round.
Kidd led the NBA in triple-doubles in his first season and was voted Rookie of the Season along with Hill of the Detroit Pistons. The former’s problems in the dressing room saw him get traded to the Phoenix Suns. However, the most prolific period in his career came with the Brooklyn Nets.
The 2001 season was one of this best, leading the Nets to their first-ever final in franchise history. After an injury in 2004, he was traded back to the Dallas Mavericks where he won his only championship as a player in 2011, beating LeBron James and Miami Heat in the finals.
Kidd has 10 NBA All-Star appearances, 5 selections into the All-NBA team and 4 in the All-NBA Defensive First Team. He also ranks second in the NBA for the number of assists and twelfth in three-pointers made.
Jason Kidd Personal Life
Jason Kidd is an enigmatic figure in basketball but he has had his fair share of problems off the court. In 2001, he was arrested over a domestic charge against his first wife Joumana who he had married in 1997. The Suns chose to trade Kidd to the Nets because of that reason despite the couple reconciling from the incident.
After a messy divorce in 2007, Kidd found love again with model, Porschla Coleman. He continues to raise his three kids from his previous marriage.
In 2012, he was arrested once again for driving under the influence.
FAQs About Jason Kidd
Jason Kidd averaged 7.7 points, 6.3 assists and 4.5 rebounds in 6 games in the 2011 NBA Finals.
Yes. Jason Kidd’s son is named Trey Kidd.
Jason Kidd was born on the 23rd of March, 1973.
Jason Kidd was born in San Francisco, California.
Jason Kidd is married to Porschla Coleman.
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