Jerry West 2022 – Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Endorsements


Jerry West is a former American basketball player and here is more about his net worth, salary, records, and endorsements

Jerry West had an illustrious professional basketball career with the Los Angeles Lakers. Famously known as ‘the Logo’, West is currently working as a basketball executive for the Los Angeles Clippers. Let’s know more about his life, career, net worth, etc.

Jerry West Facts

Birth PlaceChelyan, West Virginia
Father’s NameHoward Stewart West
Mother’s NameCecil Sue West
Star SignGemini
CollegeWest Virginia University (1957-1960)
Net Worth (2022)$55 Million
Salary (2022)$4 million to $5 million
Date of BirthMay 28, 1938
Height (ft)6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight (kg)79 (175 lb)
NBA Draft Year1960
NBA Draft PickRound 1/ Pick: 2nd overall
Playing Career1960-1974
Coaching Career1976-1979
PositionPoint guard
TeamsAs a player – Los Angeles Lakers (1960-74)
As a coach – Los Angeles Lakers (1976-79)
Wife/GirlfriendMartha Jane Kane (m. 1960-1976)
Karen West (m. 1978)
ChildrenJonnie West, Michael West, Ryan West, Mark West, David West
Jerry West has a net worth of $50 million
LOS ANGELES, CA – APRIL 18: Executive board member of the Los Angeles Clippers Jerry West looks on before game three of the first round of the 2019 NBA Basketball Herren USA Playoffs between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Clippers on April 18, 2019 at Staples Center in Las Angeles, CA. (Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire)

Jerome Alan West was the 1960, Round 1, 2nd overall draft pick by the Minneapolis Lakers (later Los Angeles Lakers).

West used to play in the position of Point guard and he is best remembered for his playing days alongside Wilt Chamberlain. West is also the 1972 NBA Champion and the 1969 NBA Finals MVP. A 14-times NBA All-Star, West has many nicknames like, “Mr. Clutch”, “Mr. Outside”, “Zeke from Cabin Creek”, and the most famous one, “the logo.”

Jerry West Statistics

Points25,192 (27.0 ppg)
Rebounds5,366 (5.8 rpg)
Assists6,238 (6.7 apg)
Jerry West has a net worth of $50 million
The iconic stance of Jerry West from where the NBA logo is derived. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

Jerry West Achievements

As a player –

  • NBA champion (1972)
  • NBA Finals MVP (1969)
  • 14× NBA All-Star (1961–1974)
  • NBA All-Star Game MVP (1972)
  • 10× All-NBA First Team (1962–1967, 1970–1973)
  • 2× All-NBA Second Team (1968, 1969)
  • 4× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1970–1973)
  • NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1969)
  • NBA scoring champion (1970)
  • NBA assists leader (1972)
  • NBA 35th Anniversary Team
  • NBA 50th Anniversary Team
  • No. 44 retired by Los Angeles Lakers
  • NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1959)
  • 2× Consensus first-team All-American (1959, 1960)
  • Third-team All-American – AP, UPI (1958)
  • 2× SoCon Player of the Year (1959, 1960)
  • No. 44 retired by West Virginia Mountaineers
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom (2019)
  • Olympic Gold at 1960 Rome Olympics

As an executive –

  • 8× NBA champion (1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2015, 2017)
  • 2× NBA Executive of the Year (1995, 2004)

Jerry West Net Worth and Salary

According to sources, West is reported to have a net worth of $55 million as of 2022. Most of his net worth is acquired from his salary as a player and an executive.

In 2017, West became an executive board member of the LA Clippers. In his current role as a consultant with the Clippers, West earns between $4 million and $5 million a year, according to Real GM.

Notably, as a professional player, West only earned $90,000 for his best season.

Jerry West has a net worth of $50 million
Jerry West in his home. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

Jerry West Personal Life

Born in Chelyan, West Virginia, West is the son of Howard Stewart West and Cecil Sue West.

West’s father, Howard, was a coal mine electrician and his mother was a housewife. Furthermore, West has five siblings named Charles West, Patricia Noel, David West, Hannah Bowman, and Barbara West.

West married his college sweetheart, Martha Jane Kane, in April 1960 in Morgantown. However, West and Martha got divorced in 1976. Nevertheless, in 1978, West married his current wife, Karen West.

Subsequently, West has five children named Jonnie West, Michael West, Ryan West, Mark West, and David West.

Jerry West has a net worth of $50 million
Jerry West with his wife Karen West.

Jerry West Endorsements

There is no information available about West’s endorsement deals. Most of his net worth is acquired from his salary as a player and by being an executive board member of the Clippers.

FAQs about Jerry West

What is the age of Jerry West?
Jerry West is 84 years old and he was born on May 28, 1938.
What is the net worth of Jerry West?
Jerry West has a net worth of $55 million.
Where was Jerry West born?
Jerry West was born in Chelyan, West Virginia.
Who is the wife of Jerry West?
Jerry West’swife is Karen West.
In which year was Jerry West drafted?
Jerry West was drafted in the year 1960/ Round 1/ Pick: 2nd overall.
In what position did Jerry West play?
Jerry West played in the position of Point guard.
How many NBA Championship did Jerry West win?
Jerry West has won the 1972 NBA Championship.

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