The beginning of Iman Shumpert’s professional career was in 2011, and he is still spreading the light of his excellence in the field of basketball. The golden part of his career was with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He led his team to win the NBA championship in 2016. On the back of a successful career in the NBA, he became one of the most famous and wealthy players. His net worth crossed $30 million this year. So this article will tell you about this man, including his career history, family, and current worth.
Iman Shumpert Net Worth- $30.5 Million
Contracts with the Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Knicks made Iman Shumpert a millionaire. The net worth of this famous basketball player is $30.5 million now. He also earns from media endorsements and sports TV shows.
Average Annual Salary: $11 Million
Yearly Salary Earnings:
|2011-2012||New York Knicks||1.2 Million|
|2012-2013||New York Knicks||1.6 Million|
|2013-2014||New York Knicks||1.7 Million|
|2014-2015||Cleveland Cavaliers||2.6 Million|
|2015-2016||Cleveland Cavaliers||8.9 Million|
|2016-2017||Cleveland Cavaliers||9.6 Million|
|2017-2018||Sacramento Kings||3.6 Million|
|2017-2018||Cleveland Cavaliers||6.6 Million|
|2018-2019||Houston Rockets||3.9 Million|
|2018-2019||Sacramento Kings||7 Million|
|2019-2020||Brooklyn Nets||0.41 Million|
|2020-2021||Brooklyn Nets||0.44 Million|
|2020-2021||Brooklyn Nets||0.16 Million|
His full name is Iman Asante Shumpert. He was born in Berwyn, Illinois, on June 26, 1990. His father, Odis Shumpert, was an insurance broker. His mother, L’Tanya Shumpert, was a professor of art and design at Columbia College.
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High School career Highlights
In the early part of his life, he went to Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School in Oak Park, Illinois. Later, he was admitted to Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRF) in Oak Park, Illinois. At this school, he became the first team all-state player. In his junior and senior years of college, he led the team to three conference titles and was named conference MVP. He got recognition in the 2008 McDonald’s All-American Game, was a third-team Parade All-American, and was ranked No. 15 among the nation’s senior players. He was also one of the nation’s top 30 seniors.
|Full Name:||Iman Asante Shumpert|
|Nick Name:||Shump, The Shumpty Dance|
|Father Name:||Odis Shumpert|
|Mother Name:||L’Tanya Shumpert|
|Siblings:||Kasani Shumpert, Odis Jr. Shumpert, Ahril Shumpert|
|Position:||Shooting Guard, Small Forward, and Point Guard|
|Date of Birth:||June 26, 1990|
|Birth Place:||Berwyn, Illinois, United States|
|College Education:||New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets|
|Kids:||Iman Tayla Shumpert Jr. and Rue Rose Shumpet|
|Height:||6 ft. 5 inches|
|Current age:||32 years|
|Jersey Number:||1, 4, 9, 10, 21.|
College Career and Stats
He started his college basketball career at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. Here he played for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men’s basketball team. His college career in basketball was from 2008 to 2011.
In his freshman year, he averaged 10.5 points per game and 34.5% on three-point attempts. Next season, he passed the time by scoring 10.0 points per game. In the following season, he scored an average of 17.3 ppg. He finished fourth in scoring, 15th in rebounds, 10th in field goal and free throw percentage, and first in steals in the ACC. He also became part of the All-ACC second team.
Contracts history: Is Iman Shumpert still in the NBA?
The New York Knicks took him in the first round of the 2011 NBA draft. He played five seasons and left the team in 2015. From 2015 to 2018, he was with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The next season, he was a player for the Sacramento Kings. In 2019, he spent time with the Houston Rockets. He signed a contract with the Brooklyn Nets twice in 2019 and 2021. So he is still playing in the NBA with this team.
In the sphere of the NBA, he played 461 games and scored PTS 7.2, TRB 3.3, and AST 1.8. His other career statistics are FG% 39.1, FG3% 33.7, FT% 76.4, eFG% 46.9, PER 9.7, WS 12.9.
Every step of his career bore the imprint of his success. Notably, he was a celebrated part of the NBA champion’s victory in 2016. He was part of the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2012. In 2011, he was named to the ACC’s second team. He inserted his name into the ACC All-Freshman Team in 2009. In 2008, he earned his place at the McDonald’s All-American. He became a third-team Parade All-American in 2008.
Iman Shumpert Wife
In his personal life, Iman Shumpert married Teyana Taylor. His wife is also a talented girl. His full name is Teyana Me Shay Jacqueli Shumpert. She is an American singer-songwriter, actress, dancer, choreographer, director, and model.
The couple started their relationship in 2016 and now have one son, Iman Tayla Shumpert Junior (born on December 16, 2015), and a daughter, Rue Rose Shumpert (born in 2020).
Height and Age
Iman Shumpert stands at 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 212 pounds. The age of this man is now 31.
Position and Jersey Number
His playing positions in the field of basketball are “shooting guard,” “small forward,” and “point guard.” That’s why he is paid high for each season. He wore several jersey numbers in his basketball career, including 4, 9, 1, 10, and 21.
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