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Steve Kerr

Steve Kerr is a 58-year-old former basketball player and coach. Steve Kerr has won a total of eight NBA championships five as a player and three-time as a coach.

Early Life and Childhood

Steve Kerr is a 58-year-old former basketball player and coach. Likewise, he was born on September 27, 1965, in Beirut, Lebanon. The real name of Steve Kerr is Stephen Douglas Kerr. He is the son of Mother Ann (née Zwicker) and father Malcolm H. Kerr. He has one sister, Susan, and two brothers John and Andrew. His family has been living in Beirut since the 1920s when his grandparents came to the Middle East. Similarly, his father was a faculty member of the American University of Beirut who later became its president.

He grew up as a child in Beirut and other parts of the Middle East. He studied at Cairo American College in Egypt and the American Community School in Beirut, Lebanon. Similarly, after completing school, he went to America to attend Palisades High School (now Palisades Charter High School). While studying at Palisades High School, he grew a great interest in basketball and played for the Palisades Dolphins. In 1988, he graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of General Studies, with an emphasis on history, sociology, and English.

On 18th January 1984, a great tragedy fell into his life, his father was assassinated by Islamic Jihad. The sudden loss of their father deeply affected him who was just 18 years old.

Professional life

Steve was not a highly sought-after player in high school. However, he managed to secure himself a place in Arizona’s basketball program, Arizona Wildcats. While playing for Arizona Wildcats, he truly came into his form as a player and drew the attention of NBA scouts.

He played a total of five seasons for Arizona between 1983 and 1988, appearing in 129 matches. He sums up the average scoring of 11.2 points per game. Similarly, he won the gold medal in the FIBA World Championship in Spain in 1986 with the USA basketball team.

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Caption: Steve Kerr sharing fist bam with Michael Jordan(source: Instagram)

He made his NBA debut on March 12, 1989, with Phoenix Suns against Milwaukee Bucks. He played just one season and he was traded for the Cleveland Cavaliers where he showed his incredible performance for 3 years. Similarly, in 1993 he signed for Chicago Bulls. He was able to win 3 NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls. Later in 1999, he was traded for the Spurs where he got the opportunity to play under the legendary coach Gregg Popovich. He won the NBA championship for the Spurs two times.

Kerr retired as a professional player with a record of 910 matches and scoring 6.0 points per game on average. Similarly, in honor of him, the Arizona Wild Cats retired the no. 25 jerseys

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Caption: Steve Kerr with his NBA trophy(source: Instagram)

He made his coaching debut with the Golden State Warriors as the team’s head coach on May 14, 2014. The Warriors were the underdogs who had been struggling for the championship since 1975 for 41 years. After his arrival, the club was able to keep its hands on its first trophy since 1975.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Steve Kerr with his family(source: Instagram)

Talking about their relationship status Steve is currently married to Margot. He first met Margot in his college in Arizona in 1985. They dated for nearly 5 years. Likewise, they got married on 15 September 1990. The couple is blessed with three children, two sons, Nick and Matthew, and one daughter, Madeleine.

Body Measurement

Talking about their body measurements of Steve,  he stands tall with a height of  6 feet and 3 inches.  Similarly, he has brown eyes along with blonde hair. There is not much information on his body measurement, we will be updating our database soon.

Steve Kerr – Social Media

Talking about social media, Steve Kerr has an account on Twitter and he has earned more than 634 thousand followers on his Twitter account. Besides, he has no official account on other social media however we can find his many fan pages and accounts on Facebook as well as on Instagram. Similarly, talking about their net worth, he has not disclosed it yet to the public.

Steve Kerr – Net Worth 2024

However, his total net worth is estimated to be $5 million to $8 million