Steve Kerr Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Steve Kerr net worth is
$18 Million

Stephen Douglas Kerr's salary (annual):
$5 Million

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Steve Kerr Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017

Stephen Douglas Kerr was born on 27 September 1965, in Beirut Lebanon. He is a retired basketball player, currently working as a coach the Golden State Warriors team in the NBA. During his time as a professional player, he was known for his prowess and talent whenever he entered the court, especially when he was playing for the San Antonio Spurs and Chicago Bulls. He won a total of three championships with these teams, becoming one of the few NBA players to have won the championship in consecutive seasons, in two different teams.

How wealthy is Steve Kerr, as of today? Steve Kerr is estimated to have a net worth approaching $18 million as of early 2016. He has acquired his fortune from his career as a basketball player and head coach of the Golden State Warriors. Sources say that he currently earns an impressive $5 million in salary as the team’s coach.

Steve Kerr Net Worth $18 Million

Steve Kerr was born to American academic Malcolm Kerr, and Ann Kerr. He spent most of his childhood in Middle Eastern nations such as Lebanon, attending Cairo American College in Egypt, and the American Community School in Beirut, Lebanon. He also attended Palisades High School in Pacific Palisades, California, where he excelled in basketball. He continued playing basketball after being enrolled at the University of Arizona, where he stayed from 1983-1988. He was named as one of the players for the USA Basketball team in 1986, helping the team compete in FIBA World Championship.

During the 1988 NBA draft’s second round, Steve Kerr was chosen to play for the Phoenix Suns, but was traded in 1989 to the Cleveland Cavaliers. He spent more than three seasons there, before joining the Orlando Magic. In 1993, Steve signed a deal with the Chicago Bulls, helping the team to win the 1996 1997 and 1998 NBA Championships. In 1998, he was traded for Chunk Pearson of the San Antonio Spurs, a team with whom he won the NBA Championship in 1999, hence championships with different clubs in successive seasons. On 24 July 2001, the Spurs traded him in a 3-man deal, which saw him join the Portland Trailblazers. He played 65 games with the team before returning to the Spurs on 2 August 2002, and in 2003, he helped the team win the NBA Championship again, defeating New Jersey Nets. During the finals, he announced that he was looking to retire, while still ‘on top’.

In 2003, Steve Kerr was hired by Turner Network Television, with whom he became a broadcast analyst. During this time he was also contributing as an NBA commentator for Yahoo! He subsequently provided in-game commentary for video games for EA Sport’s NBA Live: 06, 07, 08, 09 and 10. In 2007, he left broadcasting and joined he Phoenix Suns as the team’s general manager. On 14 May 2014, he reached an agreement with Golden State to become the Warrior’s head coach, succeeding Mark Jackson. He was reported to have signed a lucrative deal with the team in 2014, where he would be paid $25 million for a five-year contract.

In his personal life, Steve Kerr married his longtime girlfriend Margot Kerr in 1990, and the couple has three children: he is currently based in San Diego, California with his wife and youngest son.

Quick Facts

Birth date: September 27, 1965,
Birth place: Beirut, Lebanon,
Profession:Retired basketball player, coach the Golden State Warriors team in the NBA
Education:Cairo American College in Egypt, Palisades High School in Pacific Palisades, California, University of Arizona,
Nationality:American
Spouse:Margot Kerr (m. 1990-)
Parents:Malcolm Kerr, Ann Kerr
Awards:1988 NBA draft - Phoenix Suns, 2010-11 NBA season, NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship, the head coach for the Golden State Warriors - 2015 NBA All-Star Game, 2015–16 NBA Coach of the Year
TV shows:www.tv.com/people/steve-kerr
twitter.com/SteveKerrTNT
imdb.com/name/nm0449807
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Kerr


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Basketball Analyst on Yahoo! Sports
2Close family friend of Julie Davenport.
3Led NBA in 3-point Field-Goal Percentage in 1989-1990 (.507) and 1994-1995 (.524).
4NBA All-Time 3-Point Percentage Leader (.454).
5Guard for Phoenix Suns (1988-1989), Cleveland Cavaliers (1989-1992), Orlando Magic (1992-1993), Chicago Bulls (1993-1998), San Antonio Spurs (1998-2001 and 2002-2003) and Portland Trailblazers (2001-2002).
6Won five championships with the Chicago Bulls (1995, 1997, 1998) and the San Antonio Spurs (1999, 2003)
7His father, Malcolm Kerr, president of American University in Beirut, Lebanon, was assassinated outside his office. (18 January 1984)
8Children: Nicholas, Madeleine and Matthew.
950th overall pick in the 1988 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns.
10Professional basketball player.


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NBA 2k132012Video GameColor Analyst (voice)
Thunderstruck2012/ISteve Kerr
NBA 2K122011Video GameColor Analyst (voice)
NBA Live 102009Video GameCommentator (voice)
NBA Live 092008Video GameCommentator (voice)
NBA Live 082007Video GameCommentator (voice)
Space Jam1996Steve Kerr (uncredited)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
'882017Documentary post-productionUniversity of Arizona Basketball Player
The 2016 NBA Finals2016TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Golden State Warriors Coach
Rush Brothers2016DocumentaryHimself
The 2015 NBA Finals2015TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Golden State Warriors Coach
2015 NBA All-Star Game2015TV SpecialHimself
Open Court2011-2014TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - Former NBA Player and Executive / Himself - TNT Basketball Analyst / Himself - Interviewee / ...
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
Pardon the Interruption2007TV SeriesHimself
NBA Live 062005Video GameHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2005TV SeriesHimself
Michael Jordan to the Max2000DocumentaryHimself
The Sport Jerks1998TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1997TV SeriesHimself
The 1997 NBA Finals1997TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Chicago Bulls Guard
The 1996 NBA Finals1996TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Chicago Bulls Shooting Guard
The NBA on CBS1989TV SeriesHimself
The NBA on TNT1988TV SeriesLead Analyst

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Golden State Warriors Head Coach / Himself - San Francisco Warriors Head Coach / Himself - TNT Basketball Analyst / ...
Rome Is Burning2009TV SeriesHimself

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