Who is Juan Dixon and what is his net worth 2018? Juan Dixon is an American former professional basketball player. He is a retired player. Currently, he is working at the University of Maryland, as a special assistant basketball coach. He is a professional basketball player. He is well known for playing in the NBA with several teams. He is also popular for playing in the college basketball and also for as leading the University of Maryland Terrapins in 2002, for its first NCAA championship in 2002. He was also sent by Washington Wizards team to the NBA. In his career, he also played for the Portland Trail Blazers, Detroit Pistons and for the Atlanta Hawks.
Juan Dixon was born on 9th October 1978, in Baltimore, Maryland USA. Juan Dixon’s mother’s name is Juanita and her father’s name is Phil Dixon. Juan Dixon’s parents are drug addicted and are dead due to more addiction of drug. He has an older brother Phil Dixon and a younger sister Nichole. He also has a younger brother Jermaine Cooper. Juan Dixon was raised by his grandparents. Warnick and Roberta Graves are his grandparents.
He completed his high school education from the Lake Clifton High School. He completed his graduation from the Calvert Hall College High School in Towson, MD. In 2013, he earned a bachelor degree in family science from the University of Maryland. At the Calvert Hall, he played basketball. Under the tutelage of head coach Mark Amatucci, he scored 1,590 points. At the Maryland University, he continued to play basketball. In the history, he became one of the best players.
From 1996, Juan Dixon was dating his school girlfriend, Robyn Bragg Dixon. In 2005, they got married. She is working in the field of public relations and also in the Bravo reality television show Real Housewives of Potomac as a cast member. They have two songs. She gave birth to Corey in 2008. In 2010, she gave birth to Carter. The couple divorced in 2012. But they are still living together in the Maryland.
Head coach Gary Williams was impressed by the Dixon’s performance at the University of Maryland College Park. He revealed himself at an AAU tournament. Dixon played in 34 games. In the 2000 session, Dixon entered and won the Naismith Award Player and also got the Wooden Award. For his good performance, he was selected for the ‘All ACC’ first team.
He was honored as the ‘ACC Men Basketball Player’ of the Year and also as an ‘ACC Athlete’ of the Year. In college, he was best known as one of the best national player. He became Maryland’s leader; he also played against the Wisconsin and gained 29 points. He was the only player, who scored such a huge ponits, in the NCAA history. Dixon was also marked on the cover of a video game.
In 2002, He was sent 17th overall by the Washington Wizards. First three years of his NBA was spent with the Wizards. In the 2004 session, he gained 8 points in each game. In 2005, he signed with the Portland Trail Blazers as a free agent. He received standing ovation from the Verizon Center crowd in his first game. In 2008, the Washington Wizards signed a 1 year contract with Dixon. In 2009, he signed a contract with the Atlanta Hawks.
In 2010, after testing positive for steroids Dixon was suspended by the FIBA. In 2011, he was signed with Bandırma Banvit.
In 2013, he joined as a special assistant with the Maryland Terrapin coaching staff. In 2016, he was pleased of his duties. He was hired as a head coach of the women’s basketball team.
He is a very good player and won many awards. In 2002, he won the Senior CLASS Award. In the same year he also won Chip Hilton Award, NCAA champion, NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player, ACC Player of the Year, ACC Athlete of the Year and 3x First-team All-ACC.
Net Worth of Juan Dixon
Juan Dixon is an American former professional basketball player and he is retired now. Juan Dixon’s estimated Net worth is around $6.5 million. He earned such a huge worth from her career as a professional basketball player. He played with various teams. This is the main reason behind his huge worth. In the international competition of Summer Universiade, he also represents US and won a Bronze Medal. He had also signed a deal for 1 year with the Wizards, at a worth of $1 million. He also performed on the on the reality television series of Bravo, The Real Housewives of Potomac. All these increases his Net worth.
He is one of the most renowned players in Maryland history. He is one of the leading scorers in the history. He won many awards and also got standing ovation for his performance. He is not even afraid to play in pressured situations. He enjoyed his game every time and scored well. He is one of the positive players.