Jason Kidd is a former American professional basketball player. He is currently the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. Throughout his career, he has won numerous championships and has successfully represented his country in international competitions. He has two Olympic gold medals and was the NBA Champion in 2011. He also has three FIBA Americas gold medals.
|Celebrated Name:||Jason Kidd|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Jason Frederick Kidd|
|Age:||49 years old|
|Birth Date:||23 March 1973|
|Birth Place:||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Porschla Coleman (m. 2011), Joumana Kidd (m. 1997–2007)|
|Children:||Yes ( Jazelle Kidd, Miah Kidd, Trey Jason Kidd, Cooper Anne Kidd )|
|Profession:||American professional basketball coach and former player|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$80 million|
Jason Kidd Biography
Anne and Steve Kidd’s son is Jason Frederick Kidd. He was born in San Francisco, California on March 23, 1973. Oakland was where he grew up.
He attended St. Joseph Notre Dame High School and was an avid basketball player. Later, he attended the University of California, Berkeley, and played for the Golden Bears.
Jason Kidd Age, Height, Weight
Jason Kidd was born on March 23, 1973, and is 49 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.93 meters and his weight is 95 kilograms.
Jason Kidd was chosen by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1994 NBA Draft. In his rookie season, he averaged 11.7 points, 7.7 assists, and 5.4 rebounds. He was then selected to play in the 1996 All-Star Game. He was with the Mavericks until 1996 when he was traded to the Phoenix Suns.
In the 1997-98 season, the Suns improved by sixteen games. He averaged 10.8 assists the following season. During the 2000-01 season, Kidd was dealing with personal issues and was unable to focus on his career. He was with the Phoenix Suns until 2001.
Kidd joined the New Jersey Nets in 2001. The Nets won the Eastern Conference title under his leadership. Their record for the 2002-03 season was 49-33. He re-signed a six-year contract with the Nets.
He returned to the Dallas Mavericks in 2008. He was a member of the Mavericks until 2012. In 2012, he became a free agent and signed with the New York Knicks. He retired from professional basketball in June 2013 after a year with them.
In 2013, he was named head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. After a year with them, he was named coach of the Milwaukee Bucks from 2014 to 2018.
Jason Kidd’s Achievements And Awards
Jason Kidd was named NBA Rookie of the Year in 1995. He was named USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year in 2007. In 1993, he was also named USBWA Freshman of the Year. He is a two-time Mr. Basketball in California. He has ten NBA All-Star appearances and is a five-time All-NBA First Team selection. He won Olympic gold medals in both 2000 and 2008. He also won the FIBA American Championships in 1993, 1997, and 2007.
Jason Kidd’s Net Worth In 2022
Jason Kidd’s net worth is estimated to be more than $80 million as of July 2022. The former NBA player amassed this net worth while playing for a number of different teams throughout his career. His contract with the Knicks was worth $9 million, and his contract with the Mavericks was worth $24.5 million. Throughout his career, he has set several records and represented his country. He won gold for his country at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 and the Beijing Olympics in 2008. After retiring from the NBA, he was hired as the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks.
Jason Kidd is regarded as one of the best basketball players in the world. He has won several career championships and continues to work as a coach. He has fans from all over the world and is a well-known figure.
Jason Kidd’s Wife, Marriage
Jason Kidd married Joumana in 1997. Trey Jason, Jazelle, and Miah are their children. He married Porschla Coleman in 2011 after divorcing Joumana. The couple is the parents of two children.
He was arrested in 2012 for a misdemeanor driving charge. He was also arrested for domestic abuse in 2001 and later enrolled in anger management classes.