Iman Shumpert Biography

( 1990 - )
November 26, 2018
First published on:November 26, 2018
by Jorge

Facts of Iman Shumpert

Date of Birth: 1990, June 26
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Birth Name Iman Shumpert
Birth Place Oak Park, Illinois
Famous Name Iman Shumpert
Horoscope Cancer
Father Odis Shumpert
Mother L'Tanya Shumpert
Net Worth $14 million
Salary $11,011,234
Past Team New York Knicks, and Cleveland Cavaliers
Siblings Kasani Shumpert, Odis Jr. Shumpert, and Ahrii Shumpert
School Location Oak Park, Illinois
University Team Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's basketball
Date 2008
Contract Sacramento Kings
Cars Mercedes GLE 450
No. of Twitter Followers 683K
No. of Instagram Followers 1.7 m
Weight 98kg
Position in Team Shooting guard
Current team Sacramento Kings
Nationality American
Ethnicity Africian
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as a player of New York Knicks
Currently Working For Sacramento Kings
Awards NBA champion (2016), NBA All-Rookie First Team (2012), econd team All-ACC (2011) & McDonald's All-American (2008)
University attended Georgia Institute of Technology
School attended Oak Park and River Forest High School
Graduated year 2011
Currently Married Yes
Married to Teyana Taylor
Children Iman Tayla Shumpert, Jr.
Affair with Teyana Taylor
Girlfriend Teyana Taylor
Tatto(s) Yes
Squad No 09

Iman Shumpert is an American professional Basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Iman Asante Shumpert currently plays for the Sacramento Kings as their Shooting guard. Iman Asante Shumpert has played for other teams like New York Knicks, and Cleveland Cavaliers.


As a Shooting guard, Iman Asante Shumpert reportedly earns around $11,011,234 as his yearly salary from Sacramento Kings. Further, Iman Asante Shumpert has an estimated net worth of over $14 million.

Iman Shumpert Early Life

Iman Asante Shumpert was born on June 26, 1990, in Oak Park, Illinois to parents Odis Shumpert and L'Tanya Shumpert. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to African ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Cancer. He grew up along with his siblings, Kasani Shumpert, Odis Jr. Shumpert, and Ahrii Shumpert.

Iman Asante Shumpert attended Oak Park and River Forest High School in Oak Park, Illinois where he played for his high school basketball team.

 After completing high school, Iman Asante Shumpert enrolled at Georgia Institute of Technology and played for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's basketball, averaging 10.5 points per game in his first season.

Iman Shumpert Professional Career

Shumpert was drafted by  New York Knicks with the 17th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. Shumpert finished fifth in the NBA Rookie voting in 2012. He was also the only rookie to receive votes for the year's defensive player.

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On 5 January 2015, Shumpert was transferred from the Knicks to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a three-team trade involving the Oklahoma City Thunder as well. He debuted for the Cavaliers on 23 January with 8 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists in the 129-90 win over the Charlotte Hornets.

CAPTION: Iman Shumpert SOURCE: chicagotribune

On 8 February 2018, Shumpert was acquired from the Cavaliers by the Sacramento Kings in a three-team business involving Utah Jazz as well. Currently, Shumpert is playing along with  Zach Randolph, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Kosta Koufos and many more.

Some of his career highlights and awards are:

2016 NBA champion
2012 NBA All-Rookie First Team 
2011 Second team All-ACC
2011 ACC All-Defensive Team
2009 ACC All-Freshman Team 
2008 McDonald's All-American 

Iman Shumpert Net Worth And Salary

As of 2018, Iman Asante Shumpert has an estimated net worth of over $14 million. He reportedly signed a  contract with Sacramento Kings in 2018. 

Iman Shumpert signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers for 4 years / $ 40,000,000 which include guaranteed $40,000,000 and an annual average salary of $10,000,000.

In 2018-19, Shumpert earns a base salary of $11,011,236, with a cap hit of $11,011,236 and a dead cap value of $11,011,236.

In addition, Iman Shumpert is a 2nd best player of Sacramento Kings while Zach Randolph is the highest earner of the team with the salary of $11,692,308.

Iman Asante Shumpert so far has made earnings of $36,790,959 from his entire NBA career.

Iman Shumpert Personal Life

Iman Shumpert is married to Teyana Taylor who is an American recording artist, actress, dancer, and model from Harlem. 

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In addition, the couple gave birth to a daughter named Iman Tayla Shumpert, Jr.

CAPTION: Iman Shumpert with his family SOURCE: USA Today FTW

The Famous NBA star is 6 feet 5 inch in height and weighs around 98 kg. Outside of basketball, Shumpert has recorded rap music. In 2012, he released the song " Knicks Anthem " and the Th3 # Post90 mixtape.

Other than being a famous NBA Shooting guard, Iman Asante Shumpert is pretty famous in social media, having 1.7m followers on Instagram and 683k followers on Twitter.

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