Stephon Marbury is well known American professional basketball player, who has a net worth of over $50 million. He is currently drafted with Beijing Fly Dragons and plays in the CBA (Chinese Basketball Association). He has won three championships in 2012, 2014 and 2015 in CBA with Beijing Ducks. He has also won a Bronze in 2004 Athens Summer Olympics playing for the USA. He plays at the point guard position in his basketball team.
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Biography & Wiki
Stephon Xavier Marbury was born on 20th February in 1977 to Mabel Marbury and Don Marbury. He is the second youngest kid amongst seven siblings. He completed his schooling from Abraham Lincoln and later graduated from Georgia Tech.
Stephon Marbury married his wife 2002 in Tasha Marbury.Stephon has three kids together named Xaviera Marbury, Stephanie Marbury, and Stephen Marbury Jr.
His wife has also appeared on VH1’s TV series called ‘Basketball Wives’.
In 2015, Stephon applied for a Chinese ‘green Card’ and luckily received it, making him the permanent resident of China. He is one of the five American basketball players whose have a received a Chinese green card.
Currently, he is working on his autobiographical movie which is titled ‘My Other Home’ with Jessica Jung.
Stephon started off his basketball in 1996 and since he has been playing with over 9 basketball teams.
He has done played with teams like Minnesota Timberwolves, New Jersey Nets, Phoenix Suns, New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, Shanxi Zhongyu Brave Dragons, Beijing Ducks, and Foshan Dralions. Currently, Stephon is playing with Beijing Fly Dragons, who drafted him this year.
Stephon is also an active philanthropist. He can be seen making humble donations to different charities from time to time.
Stephon also has a clothing and shoe lane called ‘Starbury’ in collaboration with Steve & Barry in 2006. In 2001 he helped Pepsi in donating $250,000, to help the victims of September 11 attacks. In 2005, he donated $500,000 to the victims of Katrina Hurricane. He has also donated millions to support New York City Teacher’s Fund.
He is also a Midway video game cover NBA Ballers.
He has an also co-written a kid’s book called ‘The Adventures of Young Starbury: Practice Makes Perfect’. Apart from playing basketball, Stephon has also made a career as a celebrity in the entertainment business.
Awards & Achievements
Stephon has won NBA’s 2 All Star, CBA’s 6 All-Star, 1997 NBA All Rookie, NBA’s 2 Third Team, 2013 CBA Foreign MVP, 2015 CBA Finals MVP, 3 CBA Championships and ACC’s 1996 First Team All-ACC. He also won 2004 Athens Summer Olympics and 1994 Santa Rosa at the FIBA Americans U18 Championship. Stephon was included in The Sporting News list of ‘Good Guys in Sports’ for three years.
Net Worth of Stephon Marbury
Stephen Marbury has an estimated net worth of $50 million as of 2017. In 2008, Stephon had an estimated salary of $20 million which was given to him by New York Knicks. He also makes millions from his clothing line and endorsement deals which help him in fueling his future.
Stephon Marbury is one of the most popular and well-known players of National Basketball Association. He is an amazing human being and sports player. Unlike most basketball players, Stephon Marbury has been popular for being the good guy in the sports world. He is never involved in any controversy or scandal. He is always in the good books of his fans doing charitable deeds and supporting causes like literacy and health care accessibility. We just hope that he keeps making baskets in his career, and entertaining his fans with his amazing play style.