Steve Kerr Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Steve Kerr Net Worth – Steve Kerr is an American former professional basketball player and the current head coach of the Golden State Warriors.
Kerr is a seven-time NBA champion, winning 5 as a player, and 2 as a head coach. He has the highest career three-point percentage for any player in NBA history.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Kerr was born Stephen Douglas Kerr on September 27, 1965, in Beirut, Lebanon. His nationality is American and ethnicity is Caucasian.
He was born to Malcolm H. Kerr(father) and Ann(mother). He has three siblings.
His grandfather volunteered with the Near East Relief after the Armenian Genocide and rescued women and orphans in Aleppo and Marash before eventually settling in Beirut.
Kerr spent much of his childhood in Lebanon and other Middle Eastern countries.
He attended Cairo American College in Egypt, the American Community School in Beirut, Lebanon, and Palisades High School in LA. Kerr graduated from the University of Arizona in 1988 with a Bachelor of General Studies.
Steve Kerr married Margot Kerr in the year of 1990. They first met when they were in their college years. Since then, they have been together.
The couple together has three children: Nick, Maddy, and Matthew. They all are living together in a happy family at present.
Kerr was selected by the Phoenix Suns in the second round of the 1988 NBA draft & was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1989. He spent over 3 seasons there and then part of the 1992–93 season with the Orlando Magic.
In 1993, he signed with the Chicago Bulls. He played a major part in the Bulls’ championship victory in the 1997 NBA Finals against the Utah Jazz.
The Bulls won the franchise’s fifth title. Kerr also won the 3-Point Shootout at the 1997 All-Star Game.
During the 1998 off-season, Kerr was traded to the San Antonio Spurs. His timely departure from Chicago gave him a chance to win a fourth straight NBA Title.
The Spurs made it to the 1999 NBA Finals.
It was the first finals appearance in their history, and Kerr won his fourth ring in a row when the Spurs beat the New York Knicks for the 1999 NBA championship.
He is one of two people to win four straight NBA titles without being a part of the 1960s Boston Celtics dynasty.
Kerr was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers on July 24, 2001. He remained in Portland for the 2001–02 season, playing in 65 games.
After his brief stint in Portland, he was traded back to San Antonio on August 2, 2002. The Spurs eventually won the NBA championship that year by beating the New Jersey Nets.
Kerr announced his retirement after the 2003 NBA Finals. He retired as the league’s all-time leader in three-point shooting percentage for a season and career.
In 2003, Kerr became a broadcast analyst for Turner Network Television (TNT), offering commentary alongside renowned analyst Marv Albert.
In the same time period, Kerr also contributed to Yahoo! as an NBA commentator.
He has provided his voice for the in-game commentary of EA Sports video games NBA Live 06, NBA Live 07, NBA Live 08, NBA Live 09 and NBA Live 10 with Albert.
Kerr has also provided his voice as a color analyst for NBA 2K12, NBA 2K13, NBA 2K14 and NBA 2K15.
He remains a commentator in NBA 2K15. On June 2, 2007, Kerr announced his departure from his broadcasting position at TNT and his commentating position at Yahoo!
On May 14, 2014, Kerr reached an agreement to become the head coach for the Golden State Warriors.
After the Warriors beat the Houston Rockets to win their 14th consecutive game, Kerr became the first coach to start his career with a 19–2 record.
On December 10, 2014, Kerr became the first NBA rookie head coach to win 21 of his first 23 games.
On November 20, 2016, the NBA announced that Kerr had been fined $25,000 for public criticism of officiating during a radio interview with KNBR 680 on November 17.
He returned for the 2017 NBA Finals where he led the Warriors to victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games.
Kerr is the fourth coach in NBA history to win two championships in his first three seasons of coaching.
Net Worth Achievement
While his exact salary is not known, he has a net worth of $15 million.