Stephen Douglas Kerr, also known as Steve Kerr, is a former professional basketball player and current ‘National Basketball Association’ (NBA) coach of the team ‘Golden Warriors Team’ who hails from America. He has played a total of 14 seasons in the NBA. In May 2014, he became the team’s success coach and prepared the future basketball players. He also works as the broadcaster and executive for the ‘Phoenix Suns.’ Steve has been a five-time champion of the NBA. His estimated net worth stands at $35 million as of 2021.
|Net Worth:||$35 Million|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional Basketball Coach|
|Birth Date:||September 27, 1965|
|Children:||3 (Matthew, Madeleine, Nick)|
|Height:||6 ft 3 inches|
Early Life and Education
Steve Kerr was born on 27th September in Beirut, Lebanon. He was raised by his father, Malcolm H. Kerr, a professional academic professional in the Middle East, and his mother, Ann Kerr, a homemaker. Unfortunately, Steve’s childhood has been a series of miseries. While he was a child, his father was assassinated by Muslim Jihadists named Shia Lebanese Militia in 1984. Steve’s father was shot to death while he was serving at the American University of Beirut.
Apart from this, Steve’s grandfather worked as a volunteer in the Near East Relief after the Armenian Genocide. Steve spent the rest of his childhood in Beirut along with his three siblings. Steve pursued graduation from the Cairo American College in Egypt, then transferred to the American Community School in Beirut. From 1983 to 1988, Steve played basketball for the University of Arizona. In late 1988, he obtained a degree in Bachelor of General Studies from the University of Arizona. His primary focus subjects were History, Sociology, and English.
Steve Kerr has a deep interest in playing basketball since his college days. After playing for the University of Arizona, Steve was named for the USA basketball team in ‘FIBA World Championship’ in 1986. While Steve served his NBA career, he got selected and drafted for the Phoenix Suns in 1988. Followed by this, he also played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. After serving three seasons to the team, he switched to the Orlando Magic.
In 1993, he signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls and contributed to the Bull’s victory in the 1997’s NBA finals against Utah Jazz. Later in 1999, he started playing for the San Antonio Spurs and became the second player in history to win four consecutive NBA titles after Frank Saul, who also made straight-four victories.
In 2001, Steve played 65 games for the Portland Trail Blazers, followed by Spurs again in 2002. Later in 2003, Steve got retired after the NBA finals. He served a total of 910 regular seasons during his NBA career. Later, he started working as a broadcast analyst for the ‘Turner Network Television.’ In May 2014, he began working as a coach for the Golden State Warriors in NBA.
Awards and Net Worth
- Steve Kerr has achieved several awards in his career, including ‘NBA Champion (1996-1999-2003), NBA Three-Point Contestant Champion 1997, NABC during the year 1988, NBA Coach of the year award 2016, and Best Coach/Manager ESPY Award.
- Steve has earned his overall wealth from his professional career as a basketball player and coach.
- He has amassed a net worth of $35 million as of 2021.
Famous Quotes by Stephen Kerr
“It’s different as a coach because you feel responsible for a lot of people. Even though you don’t take a shot, you don’t get a rebound, you feel like you just want people to succeed and you want to help them any way you can.”― Steve Kerr
“I’m just thrilled for so many people. Our players, mostly, but the people in our organization – Rick Welts, Joe Lacob and Peter Guber and the whole group. It’s just a phenomenal group of people. I think as a coach you just appreciate kind of the big picture a little bit more.”― Steve Kerr
“I know there’s been all this talk this year especially about the 3-point shot and can you win shooting it. There is a lot of different styles that can work. You have to base it on your own personnel.”― Steve Kerr
“Our team, because of our depth and our talent, we were able to do that, and it turned into a special season as a result.”― Steve Kerr
As of 2021, Steve Kerr’s net worth is $35 million.
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