When it comes to American basketball, one name is clear that is Iman Asante Shumpert. Iman Shumpert is an American professional basketball player who plays for Sacramento Kings in the National Basketball Association (NBA). In 2016, he was NBA champion. He is also known for releasing hit songs like “Knicks Anthem”. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Iman Shumpert in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Iman Shumpert was born on 26 June 1990 in Oak Park, Illinois. His father, Odis is an insurance broker and his mother, L’Tanya is a professor of art and design. He did his primary schooling from Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School and attended Oak Park and River Forest High School.
He got engaged with the Teyana Taylor who is an American actress and dancer. Teyana gave birth to a baby on 16 December 2015. Later, this baby is given a name as Tayla Shumpert. Shumpert was arrested while driving under the influence of marijuana possession in August 2016.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Iman Shumpert started his basketball career when he was studying in high school. When he was playing for the Georgia Tech during the season 2008-09, Iman achieved the tag of the fourth-leading scorer of that season. Later, in the year 2010, he has gone through arthroscopic surgery. In 2011, Iman signed with New York Knicks. He was raked at 5th position in the 2012 NBA Rookie of the Year voting. On 17 January 2013, he played against Detroit Pistons in which he recorded 8 points and 3 rebounds.
On 5 January 2015, Iman was drafted to Cleveland Cavaliers and debuted for Cavaliers against Charlotte Hornets in which he recorded 2 rebounds, 8 points, and 2 assists. Again, from 1 December 2017, Iman was out of the team for six to eight weeks as his left knee was injured. On 8 February 2018, he signed with Sacramento Kings and currently playing for them.
Along with the basketball, he has a very keen interest in rap music. He had released his first song
“Knicks Anthem” in the year 2012.
In the regular season, he has played more than 384 games in his entire basketball career. As a hardworking and passionate basketball player, he has received many awards. He was in the McDonald’s All-American in 2008, in ACC All-Freshman Team in 2009. He was also the part of the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2012.
Net Worth & Earnings:
His net worth is jaw-dropping. His net worth is approximated to be around $17 million. In 2016, he bought a house of a whopping $4 million. That’s quite expensive. Iman Shumpert also makes his fortune from the songs he releases. Currently, he is only 27 years old but has eye-catching net worth. His years of hard work turned into the fruitful results.
Iman Shumpert is kind and hard-working basketball player. He has emerged as a successful basketball player as well as an excellent singer. Despite the string of knee injuries in his career he never gives up and always gives his best in any condition.