Shawn Kemp net worth 2023, biography, age, height, career, family.
Shawn Kemp is a basketball player from the United States. He was a member of the Seattle SuperSonics, Portland Trail Blazers, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Orlando Magic in the NBA.
Biography & Profile Summary
|American Former Professional Basketball Player
|Date of Birth
|26 November 1969
|53 years old
|$5 Million dollars
Shawn Kemp Age
How old is Shawn Kemp? Shawn Kemp is 53 years old. He was born in Eikhart, Indiana, United States.
Shawn Kemp Height & Weight
How tall is Shawn Kemp? Shawn Kemp has a height of 2.08m and weighs 127kg.
Shawn Kemp Wife
Is Shawn Kemp married? Shawn Kemp was married to Marvena L. Thomas. They married in 2001 and had three children. They divorced and Kemp has been in several relationships with other women.
Shawn Kemp Children
Does Shawn Kemp have any children? The former NBA player Shawn Kemp has a total of seven kids. Shawn Kemp Jr., his first kid, was born in 1991.
Through his union with his ex-wife Marvena Thomas, Shawn Kemp also has two kids, Jamon and Tiera.
After their divorce, he fathered four more children—a boy named LaTanja and three other sons whose names are unknown—with separate women.
Shawn has been vocal about the value of being there in his children’s lives and being a good parent to them despite having several children with various girlfriends.
All the kids are Shawn Kemp Jr, LaPrincia, Jamon, Tiaura, Jamar, Trinity, Kenyon.
Shawn Kemp Career
In the 1989 NBA draft, he was the 17th overall pick by the Seattle Supersonics. Shawn was the youngest player in the NBA at that time and soon began to demonstrate his talent.
He took his team to 64 victories in the 1995–1996 season by grouping up with Gary Payton, and he immersed Alton Lister in the 1992 playoffs against the Golden State Warriors. After the 1996-1997 season, he was swapped to the Cleveland Cavaliers where he played for 3 years.
He battled weight problems during his stint with the Cavs, but however, he led the team to the NBA Playoffs where they faced the Indiana Pacers. Where he averaged 26 points and 12 rebounds in the series but the Pacers easily swept the Cavs.
During the 1998-1999 NBA season, Shawn showed up to training camp weighing 280 pounds. Though weight problems, the basketball player averaged a career-high 20.5 points along with 9.2 rebounds a game.
Before the 2000-2001 NBA season, Kemp was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers but due to his weight problems, he failed to show his performances. Also, Shawn Kemp won a gold medal with the US national team in the 1994 FIBA World Championship.
More on his career
In the 2002-2003 season, he signed with Orlando Magic and he take the team to reach the NBA Playoffs. The Magic faced the Detroit Pistons in the 1st round but failed to win in 7 more games. Unfortunately, after his season with the Orlando Magic, Shawn failed to land an NBA contract.
Later in 2006, it was reported that he was back in his All-Star shape and joined an NBA team, and finish his career “the right way”. Similarly, in the year 2008, he signed a one-year contract with the Italian League’s Premiata Montegranaro.
Recently, this basketball player is a part-owner of a restaurant on First Avenue in Seattle named Amber’s Kitchen. Moreover, in 2020, Kemp opened a cannabis dispensary in Seattle, Shawn Kemp’s Cannabis.
Shawn Kemp Achievement and Awards
- 6-time NBA All-Star (1992-1998)
- All-NBA Second Team (1994, 1995, 1997)
- NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1990)
- NBA Slam Dunk Contest participant (1990, 1991)
- Named to the USA Basketball Men’s Senior National Team (1994)
Shawn Kemp Net Worth 2023
Shawn Kemp has a net worth of $7 million US dollars. He earned a lot of endorsements as his style of play was very marketable. Also, his biggest endorsement was with the shoe brand Reebok.