John Henson Biography

( 1990 - )
November 23, 2018
First published on:November 23, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of John Henson

Date of Birth: 1990, December 28
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Name John Allen Henson
Birth Place Greensboro, North Carolina
Famous Name John Henson
Horoscope Capricorn
Father Matt Henson
Mother Annette Henson
Net Worth $32,349,322
Salary $12,000,000
Siblings Sister Amber Henson
School Location Tampa, Florida
University Team North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball
Cars SRT Hellcat
No. of Twitter Followers 120k
No. of Instagram Followers 78.3k
Weight 99kg
Position in Team Power forward/ Center
Current team Milwaukee Bucks
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Profession basketball player
Started career as a player of Milwaukee Bucks
Currently Working For Milwaukee Bucks
Awards 2× ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2011, 2012), Second-team All-ACC (2011), McDonald's All-American (2009)
Current City Milwaukee, Wisconsin
University attended North Carolina
School attended Sickles High School
Alumni North Carolina Alumnus
Graduated year 2009-2012
Girlfriend Not known
Tatto(s) tatto on his left arm

John Henson is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, John Allen Henson currently plays for the Milwaukee Bucks as their Power forward/Center. 


Playing in the position of Power forward/Center, John reportedly earns around $12,000,000 as his yearly salary from Milwaukee Bucks besides, Henson has an estimated net worth of over $32,349,322.

John Henson Early Life

John Henson was born on December 28, 1990, in Greensboro, North Carolina to parents Matt Henson and Annette Henson. He spent his childhood with his sister Amber Henson. John has an American nationality and belongs to the black ethnic group. His star sign is Capricorn.

After studying for three years at Round Rock High School, Henson attended Sickles in Tampa, Florida where he played for his high school basketball team, averaging 17.6 points, 12.2 rebounds, and 6.1 blocks.  After completing high school, Henson enrolled at the University of North Carolina.

Averaging 11.7 points, 10.1 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game in the 2010-11 season, and 11.7 points, 10.1 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game in the 2011-12 season. John was declared for the NBA Draft on his final year of college.

John Henson Personal Life

John Henson is not only a world-class athlete but also is a very attractive individual. The Famous NBA star John is 6 feet 11 inch in height and weighs around 99kg (219lbs).


Other than being a famous NBA Power forward/Center, Henson is pretty famous in social media. He has 78.3k followers on Instagram and around 120k on Twitter.

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...wouldn't be where I am today without him...not even close ...Happy Father's Day big fella!!! ????????????????

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John is an ambassador of a national non - profit organization, Up2Us Sports which helps underserved young people by providing training in positive youth development.

Despite being a celebrity, John has not made his personal life public. So there are no details about his probable girlfriend/wife.

John Henson Professional Career

John was selected in the 2012 NBA Draft with the 14th overall pick by Milwaukee Bucks and signed a rookie scale contract on July 10, 2012, playing along with Thon Maker, Eric Bledsoe, Khris Middleton, and Brook Lopez.

He played 2013 season-best game against Orlando Magic scoring 17 points and 25 rebounds.
Later on, Bucks extended John's contract for the 2014-15 season where he played 67 games averaging 7.0 points and 4.7 rebounds per game.

NBA Regular season

Year Team Games played Games  started Rebounds per game Assists per game Steals per game Blocks per game Points per game Minutes per game
2012-13 Milwaukee 63 9 9 13.1 .3 7 6.0 13.1
2013-14 Milwaukee 70 23 23 26.5 .6 1.7 11.1 26.5
2014-15 Milwaukee 67 11 11 18.3 .4 2.0 7.0 18.3
2015-16 Milwaukee 57 1 1 16.8 .3 1.9 7.0 16.8
2016-17 Milwaukee 58 39 39 19.4 .5 1.3 6.8 19.4
2017-18 Milwaukee 76 69 69 25.9 .6 1.4 8.8 25.6
Career   391 152 152 20.4 .5 1.5 7.9 20.4

He signed a 4-year contract extension worth $45 million with Milwaukee on 2nd October 2015. He scored season-high 22 points against New York Knicks. Henson played against many other teams like Orlando Magic, Brooklyn Nets.

John Henson's Net Worth

John Henson as of 2018 has an estimated net worth of $32,349,322. Henson signed a four-year contract worth $48,000,000 with Milwaukee Bucks with a guaranteed sum of $44,000,000 and bonus $4,000,000, including average annual salary of $12,000,000.

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”..neighbors trippin’, demon make too much noise ..” [email protected]_1

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Let's take a look at John's projected salary:

Season Milwaukee Bucks
2018-19 $10,577,466
2019-20 $9,732,396

Henson's base salary will be $9,577,466 and an incentive bonus of $750,000, with a cap hit of $11,327,466 and a dead cap of $20,309,862.

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