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Stephen Jackson

Stephen Jackson is a former professional basketball player in the United States.  Stephen Jackson spent 14 seasons with the New Jersey Nets, Atlanta Hawks, Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors, Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte Bobcats, San Antonio Spurs, and Los Angeles Clippers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Moreover, In 2003, Jackson won an NBA championship with the San Antonio Spurs.

Early Life

Stephen Jackson was born in Houston, Texas, the United States on April 5, 1978. According to his birth date, he is 44 years old (as of 2022) under the zodiac sign Aries. Jackson holds American nationality and follows the Christian religion.

His father’s name is George Aldridge and his mother’s name is Judyette Jackson. Donald Buckner, Jackson’s half-brother, died from head injuries after being jumped when he was 16 years old.

Stephen Jackson

Caption: A young Stephen Jackson with his family source: Entertainment Tonight.

High School Career

In his junior year, Jackson led Lincoln High School to a state championship. While at Lincoln, he was academically ineligible; however, he transferred to Oak Hill Academy (Virginia), where he was recognized as an All-American in 1996. He was the top scorer on his squad, which also included Kobe Bryant, Jermaine O’Neal, and Tim Thomas, in the 1996 McDonald’s All-American Boys Game.

Jackson committed to enroll at the University of Arizona, but his low SAT and ACT results were used to determine his academic eligibility. Instead, he spent one semester at Butler County Community College in El Dorado, Kansas, but did not play basketball there.

Stephen Jackson – Net Worth 2023

Stephen Jackson has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. As of 2022, his net worth is estimated to be around $20 million.

Professional Career

The Phoenix Suns selected Jackson 42nd overall out of the college in 1997. However, Jackson was waived by the organization a few weeks ago, and he went to the CBA, where he struck a deal with the La Crosse Bobcats. During his debut year, he appeared in six games, scoring 2.7 shots per possession in 12.7 minutes.

He earned his NBA appearance in 2000, during what is now regarded as the league’s “rookie season”. He played in 77 games (40 starts), averaging 8.2 points per game, and forged a close bond with shooting guard Stephon Marbury. The Nets did not renew his contract, although they did refer him to certain other clubs with whom they shared similar contacts.

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Caption: Stephen Jackson with Golden State Warriors source: NBC Sports.

After developing an appropriate tryout, he was hired by the San Antonio Spurs before the 2001-2002 NBA season. Following a reasonably successful first season, Jackson was plagued by injuries and organizational aspirations in 2001., missing 45 games.

He later played for the Indiana Pacers (2004-2007, Golden State Warriors (2007-2009), Charlotte Bobcats (2009-2011), Milwaukee Bucks (2011-2012), San Antonio Spurs (2012-2013), and Los Angeles Clippers (2013-2014).


Jackson announced his retirement on July 22, 2015. Jackson earned more than $68.6 million in salary during his 14-year NBA career (excluding his stint with the Clippers, where his contract was not guaranteed).

Podcasting career

Jackson is currently the host of “All the Smoke with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson,” a digital video podcast. The video podcast is available on Showtime Basketball’s YouTube channel, as well as other audio platforms like iTunes and Spotify.

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Snoop Dogg, Stephen Curry, Lou Williams, Stephen A. Smith, Al Harrington, Shannon Sharpe, Chris Paul, Lil Wayne, Draymond Green, Deion Sanders, Steve Nash, Shaquille O’Neal, and Kobe Bryant have all appeared on the show. The podcast hosted Bryant’s final exclusive interview before his death.

Brand Endorsements

Jackson did not have any special sponsorship relationships. He made the majority of his money through NBA salaries. He appeared in a few commercials during his playing career. In addition, he released “What’s a Lockout?” a rap mixtape hosted by DJ Scream. Likewise, he co-hosted the podcast “All the Smoke” with former NBA player Matt Barnes.

Personal Life

Regarding his love life, Renata Elizabeth White was Stephen Jackson’s spouse. Renata and Stephen wed in 2009, but Renata requested a divorce after four years. When Renata claimed Stephen had sold her Bentley without her knowledge, the divorce became contentious. In the end, Stephen and Renata reached a discreet settlement, and it is unknown if Stephen has subsequently remarried or not.

Stephen Jackson

Caption: Stephen with his ex-partner and daughter source: Sporting News.

The former NBA player is the father of five different women’s children. One of Jackson’s children is a product of his union with Renata White. In addition, he has two more kids from a previous relationship with Melissa Showalter, who abandoned him at the altar because she refused to sign a prenuptial agreement. Camron Jackson and Taylor Jackson are his two known kids.  Renata Elizabeth White  Camron Jackson and Taylor Jackson

Body Measurements

Stephen is handsome, undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of about 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m) and weighs about 100 kg (220 lbs). In addition, Jackson has a black pair of eyes and black hair color.  $20 million 80  100 Black

Stephen Jackson – Social Media

Regarding his social media presence, Stephen is active on his Instagram account @_stak5_ with 967K followers. He also has 77.8K followers on his Twitter account @DaTrillStak5. Besides that, Jackson is not available on any other social media sites including Facebook.