Allen Iverson

John Max 13 Apr,2015

Facts of Allen Iverson

Birth Name
Allen Iverson
Famous Name
Allen Iverson
Birth Date
Tawanna Turner
Tawanna Turner
Affair with
Tawanna Turner
Currently Married
Allen Broughton
Ann Iverson


Career & Net worth

2 million USD2010
Net Worth
$1 million


Tawanna Turner
Tawanna Turner
Affair with
Tawanna Turner
Currently Married

Allen Iverson is one of the most talked about basketball players and also the most controversial NBA star of all time. He is a retired professional basketball player who has played for 14 seasons in the NBA games being associated with four different teams Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies, and Detroit Pistons.

The basketball superstar is famous for his tremendous playing skills along with his controversial lifestyle which includes Jail time, drugs, girls, marriage, and a well-publicized divorce. Allen is known for his Conrows, Lightning fast crossover, and the fastest first step in the game. Because of his outstanding performances over the seasons, he won the NBA All-Star 11 times in a row, two NBA All-Star Game MVPs, three All-NBA First Teams, three All-NBA Second Teams, four times NBA scoring champions, three NBA Steals leaders, and many more.

Despite being one of the most controversial players in the NBA's history Allen Iverson still has a decent net worth but he won't be able to use it until he turns 55. As a rule, he gets $1 million every year. He previously had a mansion in Atlanta built for $4.5 million which was later foreclosed by the bank. 

Allen Iverson's Personal Life; Is he Married?

Allen Iverson, AKA Answer, Ivy, and AI is 6 feet tall. He is currently living a single life after his divorce from his girlfriend turned wife Tawanna Turner. The former couple married on 3rd August 2001 and has five children from their failed married life.

CAPTION: Allen Iverson and his ex-wife, Tawanna Turner SOURCE: Liverampup

They parented their first child, a daughter Tiaura Iverson, followed by a son Allen II, a son Isaiah Rahsaan, a daughter Messiah Lauren Iverson, and a fifth son Duece.

CAPTION: Allen Iverson's 5 children SOURCE: Ecelebritymirror

However, the marital relationship did not go as planned, their divorce was, in fact, a very controversial one, Allen's wife Tawanna even accused him of abducting the children. She had filed for divorce with the sole legal and primary physical custody of all five children along with the child support. The divorce was finalized in 2013. At the same time, Allen again was caught in the news for not being able to pay his child support.

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How Controversial is Allen Iverson?

43-year-old Basketball star Allen has been pulled into several scandals and controversies. Over time, he has been accused of assaults, arrested for carrying a concealed weapon, possession of Marijuana, Overspeeding the car, etc.

Allen had an affair with several women in the past including Kenya Moore and Da Brat. He was also rumored to have an affair with Foxy Brown, Carmen Bryan, Ally Hilfiger, etc.

Allen Iverson's Net Worth in 2019; Salary and Earnings

In 2001, Iverson was named one of the highest-paid athletes in the world with a jaw-dropping income totaling up to $155 million, exclusive of endorsements.

He has been liable to pay fines in different cases. In November 2010, a 76ers beat writer for the Inquirer reported that he had gone “broke” and heavily in debt. This is amidst rumors that he is broke mainly due to his lavish lifestyle and expensive lawsuits.

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Despite earning more than $200 million from salary and endorsement from his career, according to sources, his current net worth is only $1 million. As a rule, he gets $1 million every year. He previously had a mansion in Atlanta built for $4.5 million which was later foreclosed by the bank. 

With the applause and hatred from his fans and anti-fans, till the end of his career, this Basketball legend became a recognized name in the world of sports. Also, he can be followed on his Twitter.

Allen Iverson's Early Life

Allen Iverson was born on 7th June 1975 in Hampton, Virginia, the United States to a 15-year-old single mother Ann Iverson. He was born after his father Allen Broughton deserted her. Allen took his mother’s maiden name as his surname. Born and raised in Hampton, he attended the local school and went to Bethel High School.

Since his childhood, he has been passionate about basketball and used to play with his friends in the street and at school. After he joined his high school, he started as a quarterback for the school football team and also started as a point guard for the school basketball team. Allen had won the Associated Press High School Player of the Year award in both sports in the Virginia state championships where he had played representing his School.

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Early Career, Jail Time, and College Career

When Iverson was 17, he was involved in a huge fight at a bowling alley in Hampton where he allegedly struck a woman with a chair on her head. He was sentenced to 15 years of jail but his behavioral improvement and sports enthusiasm decreased his sentencing to 5 years only. He completed his high school from Richard Milburn High School established for at-risk students.

Allen in between his three years' sentencing, successfully convinced Coach John Thompson from Georgetown University to offer him a full scholarship to join the Georgetown Hoyas, Basketball team.

After his release from jail, he joined the Georgetown Hoyas Basketball team and led the team to the Elite 8 round of the NCAA tournaments. He spent two seasons on the college team and was picked in the NBA draft in 1996 and then after, he made his pro-basketball debut.

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Professional Career

  • Philadelphia 76ers

Allen was first picked by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1996 NBA draft which opened the door to professionalism. He spent 10 years of his career with Philadelphia. In 2006, the Philadelphia 76ers sent him and his fellow mate Ivan McFarlin to the Denver Nuggets in the 2007 NBA draft. He was the second-leading scorer in the NBA during that time. 

  • Transfer to Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, return to Philadelphia

After the 2007-2008 seasons with the Denver Nuggets, he joined the Detroit Pistons and later at Memphis Grizzlies giving his skills to make the team champion. Later in 2009, he returned to the Philadelphia 76ers. However, unexpectedly, he missed most of the games in early 2010 due to the health issues of his fourth daughter. At the same time, the coach announced, that he wouldn’t be appearing for the rest of the season. 

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Later in that year, he signed a contract with the Turkish club Besiktas where he played a season and returned to the United States for his Calf Surgery.

However, in January 2013, he received an offer to play for Texas Legends of NBA-D-League which he declined. Later, he announced his retirement citing the loss of his interest in playing Basketball.

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