Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary

Basketball Player Coach

Steve Kerr

Steve Kerr

Who is Steve Kerr?

Steve Kerr is the current head coach of the Golden State Warriors and a former professional basketball player from the United States. Steve Kerr is a seven-time NBA champion, having won five as a player and two as a coach. He has the highest career three-point percentage of any NBA player.

Steve Kerr – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Stephen Douglas Kerr was born on September 27, 1965, in Beirut, Lebanon.

 His nationality is American, and he is Caucasian.

He has three brothers and sisters. 

Following the Armenian Genocide, his grandpa helped with Near East Relief, rescuing women and orphans in Aleppo and Marash before settling in Beirut.

Kerr spent a significant portion of his upbringing in Lebanon and other Middle Eastern nations.

He went to Cairo American College in Egypt, Beirut American Community School in Lebanon, and Palisades High School in Los Angeles.

Kerr earned a Bachelor of General Studies degree from the University of Arizona in 1988.

Net Worth of Steve Kerr? Salary, Earning

This player Steve Kerr has a $35 million net worth.

In terms of money, he earns roughly $5 million per year.

Facts of Steve Kerr

Name Steve Kerr
Full Name Stephen Douglas Kerr
Net Worth $35 million
Date of Birth 27 September 1965
Age 56 Years Old
Birth Place Beirut, Lebanon
Currently Live In San Francisco, USA
Profession Former Basketball Player and Professional Basketball Coach
Active Year 1988 – 2003
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian and White American
Hometown Lebanon
Zodiac Sign Libra
School/High School Local School in Beirut
American Community School, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Palisades Charter High School, Los Angeles, California
College/University Cairo American College, Egypt
University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona
Education Qualification Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

On September 15, 1990, Steve Kerr married Margot Kerr. 

They met for the first time during their college years. They’ve been together ever since.

Nick, Maddy, and Matthew are the couple’s three children.

They are currently living together as a lovely family.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Steve Kerr stands at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) and weighs 82kg.

His hair is light brown, and his eyes are blue.

Steve Kerr – Professional Career

Kerr was drafted in the second round of the 1988 NBA draft by the Phoenix Suns and traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1989.

 He spent three seasons there before joining the Orlando Magic for part of the 1992-93 season.

He joined the Chicago Bulls in 1993.

He was instrumental in the Bulls’ championship victory over the Utah Jazz in the 1997 NBA Finals. 

The Bulls won their fifth championship. At the 1997 All-Star Game, Kerr also won the 3-Point Shootout.

Kerr was dealt to the San Antonio Spurs during the 1998 offseason. 

His timely move from Chicago provided him with the opportunity to capture his fourth NBA title in a row.

The Spurs reached the NBA Finals in 1999. 

When the Spurs defeated the New York Knicks in the 1999 NBA finals, it was their first finals appearance in franchise history, and Kerr won his fourth ring in a row.

He is one of just two people to win four consecutive NBA championships without being a member of the 1960s Boston Celtics dynasty.

On July 24, 2001, Kerr was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers.

He returned to Portland for the 2001-02 season and appeared in 65 games.

On August 2, 2002, he was sent back to San Antonio after a brief spell in Portland. 

The Spurs won the NBA title that year after defeating the New Jersey Nets.

After the 2003 NBA Finals, Kerr announced his retirement.

 He retired as the league’s all-time season and career leader in three-point shooting %.

Kerr joined Turner Network Television (TNT) as a television commentator in 2003, providing insight alongside legendary analyst Marv Albert. 

During the same time period, Kerr worked as an NBA pundit for Yahoo!.

He has contributed his voice for EA Sports video games NBA Live 06, NBA Live 07, NBA Live 08, NBA Live 09, and NBA Live 10 with Albert.

Steve Kerr during the game. Source: Chicago Bulls History

Kerr has previously served as a color analyst for NBA 2K12, NBA 2K13, NBA 2K14, and NBA 2K15. 

In NBA 2K15, he is still a commentator.

Kerr announced his departure from his TNT broadcasting and Yahoo! commentating positions on June 2, 2007.

Kerr agreed to become the head coach of the Golden State Warriors on May 14, 2014.

Kerr became the first coach in NBA history to begin his tenure with a 19-2 record after the Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets in their 14th consecutive game.

Kerr became the first NBA rookie head coach to win 21 of his first 23 games on December 10, 2014.

Kerr was fined $25,000 by the NBA on November 20, 2016, for publicly criticizing officiating during a radio appearance with KNBR 680 on November 17.

He returned for the 2017 NBA Finals, leading the Warriors to a five-game triumph against the Cleveland Cavaliers. 

Kerr is only the fourth NBA coach to win two titles in his first three seasons.

Steve Kerr – Social Media Status

Steve is active on Twitter, but he is not on Facebook.

He has around 651.4k Twitter followers and approximately 711 Instagram followers.

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Quick Facts of Steve Kerr

  • Steve is an American former professional basketball player and the current head coach of the Golden State Warriors.
  • He is a seven-time NBA champion, winning 5 as a player, and 2 as a head coach.
  • Steve has the highest career three-point percentage for any player in NBA history.
  • On November 20, 2016, the NBA announced that he had been fined $25,000 for public criticism of officiating during a radio interview with KNBR 680 on November 17.
  • Steve returned for the 2017 NBA Finals where he led the Warriors to victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games.