Mark Jackson

Sujan 01 Mar,2023

Facts of Mark Jackson

Full Name
Mark A. Jackson
Last Name
Birth Name
Mark A. Jackson
First Name
Desiree Coleman
Relationship Status
Mark Jackson Jr., Heavyn Jackson, Micah Jackson, Christian Jackson
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Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$30 Million
Famous for
American Basketball Player
House Location
Calabasas, California
Property Status


Desiree Coleman
Relationship Status

Mark Jackson is a retired American professional basketball player, known for his remarkable playing skills and leadership abilities.  From an early age, he showed a keen interest in basketball, and his family supported him in pursuing his passion.

Jackson attended Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in Brooklyn, where he quickly became a standout basketball player. He led his high school team to a championship in his senior year, and his impressive performance earned him a scholarship to St. John's University.

Jackson's Married life and Divorce

Jackson is currently a single father who stays with his children in Los Angeles. He has never been in any affair since his divorce from a 27-year-long fiance. He and his ex-wife, Desiree Coleman-Jackson, have four children.  According to the sources; he hasn't shared any information on his Relationship Matters more than this.

MarkMark Jackson with his children

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Seeing his Instagram profile we can know that he's looking after his daughter "Heavyn Jackson" and sons "Chris Jackson and Micah Jacson" and is now serving as a commentator and analyst for ESPN.

Mark Jackson and Desiree Coleman-Jackson Divorce; After 27 years of long marriage life, Coleman filed for divorce. The reason behind it is still unknown. Coleman mentioned

"Unfortunately, the relationship just ran its course, We are both God-loving people and will co-parent our children." and added Jackson is “an amazing man and is one of the best people you can ever meet in life.”

Divorce of Jackson and Coleman

Mark Jackson's Networth in Millions

Mark Jackson's net worth is estimated to be $30 Million. During his 14-year career, he earned a total contract of $70 Million while playing in the NBA for more than fourteen seasons. 

Jackson'sJackson's house in LA SOURCE: NBCSport

Jackson signed a four-year contract worth, $8 million with the warriors as a head coach and earned two more years guaranteed on his contract in 2013.  As a podcast host, Jackson earns a hefty sum of money.

As he adds millions to his net worth he is fond of many expensive things. He loves luxurious cars and as noticed he lives in a pleasant Mansion situated in Los Angeles. 

Mark Jackson's Offensive Controversy

Jackson revealed in June 2012 that he had received an extortion threat because of an inappropriate affair and some 2006 nude images. Jackson claimed that he initially paid a stripper and her sidekick several thousand dollars to keep quiet about the relationship and the photos. 

Jackson Jackson involved in a controversy SOURCE: NBA

However, when the alleged extortionists raised their demands, Jackson turned to the FBI, and the alleged conspirators were eventually named in felony criminal complaints. 

Jackson admitted, "I understand the extraordinarily poor judgment I showed both in engaging in an extramarital relationship six years ago—including the shameful communication I displayed throughout that time—and in initially trying to handle the extortion scheme by myself.

Mark Johnson's Parents and Siblings

Mark was born on April 1, 1965, in Brooklyn, New York, Jackson's parents were both devout Christians, and he grew up attending church regularly.

Jackson Jackson shares a photo with his mother.  SOURCE: Twitter

Mark Johnson has kept information about his parents and siblings away from the spotlight. However, he has posted a photo of his mother on his Twitter account. 

Mark Jackson NBA Stats

At St. John's, Jackson continued to excel on the basketball court. He was a four-year starter for the Red Storm, and he helped the team reach the NCAA tournament in each of his four seasons. In his senior year, he was named the Big East Player of the Year and led St. John's to the Final Four.

Jackson Jackson against late Bryant  SOURCE: 8 points 9 seconds

After graduating from St. John's in 1987, Jackson was selected 18th overall by the New York Knicks in the NBA draft. He spent the first five years of his career with the Knicks, where he quickly established himself as one of the league's top point guards along with Hall of Fame center Patrick Ewing.

In his rookie season, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, and he was named an NBA All-Star in 1989. Jackson also played for the Los Angeles Clippers, Indiana Pacers, Denver Nuggets, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz, and Houston Rockets during his 17-year NBA career.

Jackson was known for his excellent passing and court vision, and he ranks third on the NBA's all-time assists list. He was also a solid scorer, averaging 9.6 points per game over his career.

What is Mark Jackson Doing Now?

After retiring from the NBA in 2004, Jackson began a career as a basketball coach. He served as an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors from 2011 to 2014 before being named the team's head coach in 2014.

Mark Mark Jackson as a Commentator SOURCE: USA Today

In his first season as head coach, he led the Warriors to a franchise record of 67 wins and was named the NBA Coach of the Year. 

Jackson has also worked as a television analyst for ESPN, providing commentary for NBA games and studio shows. He is known for his insightful analysis and his ability to break down the nuances of the game.

Off the court, He is also involved in several charitable organizations, including the Mark Jackson Foundation, which provides scholarships and support to underprivileged youth.


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