J.P. Macura Biography

( 1995 - )
January 4, 2019
First published on:November 21, 2018
by Jack Ol

Facts of J.P. Macura

Date of Birth: 1995, June 5
Age: 24 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Birth Name J.P. Macura
Birth Place Lakeville, Minnesota
Famous Name J.P. Macura
Father Paul Macura
Mother Sue Ann Macura
Salary $72,250
No. of Twitter Followers 9 k
No. of Instagram Followers 12.3 k
Weight 92 kg
Position in Team Guard
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Basketball player
Currently Working For Charlotte Hornets/ Greensboro Swarm
University attended Xavier University
School attended Lakeville North High School
Currently Married No
Girlfriend Simone Kolander
Religion Catholic

J.P. Macura is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Charlotte Hornets of National Basketball Association (NBA) on a two-way contract with Greensboro Swarm of the NBA G League. Macura played college basketball for the Xavier Musketeers.


Macura also played college basketball for Xavier Musketeers. He started his professional career in 2018. Let's take a look at his wiki to gain information regarding his career, net worth, personal life, girlfriend, family, education, and more. 

J.P. Macura Early Life and Education

J.P. Macura was born on June 5, 1995, in Lakeville, Minnesota to parents Paul and Sue Ann Macura. He has a brother named David and a sister named Kari. Regarding his nationality, Macura is American and his ethnicity is white. He is Catholic as well.

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J.P. Macura attended Lakeville North High School in his hometown. He discovered his passion for basketball at a young age. He won MSHSL state title while in school. Macura led his team to victory in 2014 4A state tournament over Hopkins High School. 

The talented basketball player was offered scholarships from Butler and Iowa State. However, Macura committed to Xavier University to compete in the Big East Conference.

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J.P. Macura College Career

J.P. Macura played for the Xavier Musketeers from 2014 till 2018. He made his first two collegiate starts at Villanova on January 14 and Marquette on January 17. Macura recorded back-to-back double-figure scoring games for the first time in his Xavier career with an 11- point game at Marquette on February 10.

On March 13, against Georgetown, the basketball player scored eight points in only seven minutes of action however, he was forced out the game due to an ankle injury. Later, J.P. Macura was voted the 2015-16 Big East Conference Sixth Man Award winner by Big East coaches. 

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 Furthermore, as a junior, he averaged 14.4 points per game. Macura finished his college career with 1,491 points.

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J.P. Macura NBA Career

J.P. Macura went undrafted during the 2018 NBA draft. He later signed a two-way contract with the Charlotte Hornets, agreeing on a trade to play for their G league affiliate the Greensboro Swarm as well. 

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Macura scored 27 points in a 114-98 win against the Wisconsin Herd in his first game with the Swarm. 

J.P. Macura Personal Life 

Talking about his personal life, J.P. Macura is currently in a relationship with Simone Kolander. The two have been together for more than four years now. They both attended Lakeville North High School where they first met each other. They have been dating ever since.

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Macura's girlfriend is a soccer player who currently plays for AC Sparta Praha. She also played for the Gophers Women’s soccer team at the University of Minnesota.

Simone is a graduate of Lakeville North High School and is pursuing a communications studies major at the University of Minnesota.

This athletic couple is driven and very supportive of each other. Macura and Kolander love each other very much. They have not been engaged in other affairs. So far there have been no rumors of the couple's separation. They are yet to get married. However, they might take their relationship to the next level in the future.

Macura was caught with a fake ID in a Cincinnati bar in March 2016 which led him being charged with disorderly conduct.

J.P. Macura Net Worth 

Having started his pro career recently, J.P. Macura has nat made good impact in the game yet. He is yet to earn a good deal from his career as a basketball player. It is to be noted that his current salary is $77, 250. Macura will probably earn salary in millions after his return to NBA with Hornets.

Nicolas Batum, Bismack Biyombo, Marvin Williams are the three highest paid players in the team.

Macura is able to afford a comfortable lifestyle and his salary allows him to do so. The exact figure of his net worth is currently unknown. However, it is expected to be around $300,000 and will increase in coming days as he progresses in his career.

J.P. Macura Facts 

The young basketball player is currently 23 years old and he has a standing height of 6 feet and 5 inches. Macura has a weight of 92 kg.

Furthermore, he has quite a fan following on his Twitter and Instagram. More information about his bio can be found on his wiki. His stats are available on many websites. 

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