Who is Jason Kidd and what is his net worth 2018? Jason Kidd is a popular name of American Basketball player and Milwaukee Bucks Coach Jason Frederick Kidd. He debuted into the NBA draft in 1994 and played for the Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns New Jersey Nets and New York Knicks. He had also coached Brooklyn Nets. He is one of the highly paid coaches with a handsome salary of $8.5 million.
Jason Kidd was born March 23, 1973, in San Francisco, California. He did his schooling from St. Joseph Notre Dame High School in Alameda. There he led his school basketball team and under the guidance of coach Frank LaPorte won the consecutive state championship. Thereafter, in 1992, he enrolled in Berkley College in California.
Jason Kidd , tied knot with Joumana, in 1997. The two together were blessed with three children. However, she accused him of domestic violence and took divorce in 2007. Thereafter he began dating, Hope Dworaczyk .Presently, he is married to Porschla Coleman and the two are blessed with two children.
Jason Kidd began his career as a basketball player at a very early age. He headed his high-school basketball team and had won back-to-back tournaments. Professionally, he entered the game in 1994 and played for two years for Dallas Mavericks. In his first year, he made a record of an average of 11.7 points, 5.4 rebounds (average) and 7.7 assists. His performance won NBA, Rookie of the Year award.
In 1996, he was traded to Phoenix Sun. In that season he played total sixteen games. In 2001 he was again traded to New Jersey Nets until 2008. In 2008, Jason was traded back to Mavericks. The team with the amazing performance won 2011 NBA Championship. Jason experienced one more trade before his retirement. He was traded to New York Knicks, in 2012. Thereafter, he began mentoring the Brooklyn Nets. Presently, he is a coach of Milwaukee Bucks.
Jason Kidd throughout his career has received many accolades for his games. He is ten times NBA All-Star winner, five times All-NBA First Team winner, NBA Co-Rookie of the Year (1995), USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2007) and two times NBA Sportsmanship Award winner. Along with this he had won Olympics (2000, 2008) and FIBA Americas Championship (1999, 2003, 2007)
Net Worth of Jason Kidd
Jason Kidd is one of the richest athletes. In 2008, he Jason was offered 3 yrs $24.5 million by Maverick. He accepted the deal and played for the tea. In 2009, Jason Kidd received yet another offer from New York Knicks for $25 million, however, Jason declined it to remain part of Maverick. In 2012 he joined New York Knicks for a 3 yrs $9 million. At present Jason with a handsome salary as a coach enjoys a total net worth of $75 million.
Jason Kidd is an Irish-African-American, most celebrated former basketball player who is known for his rebounding guards in the game. He owned a minor share in the Brooklyn Nets.