Richard Jefferson Biography

( 1980 - )
February 11, 2018
First published on:May 9, 2016
by binor

Facts of Richard Jefferson

Date of Birth: 1980, June 21
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Sign:: gemini
Birth Name Richard Allen Jefferson
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Famous Name Richard Jefferson
Net Worth $50 million
Salary 1.499 million USD
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Currently Married Yes
Married to Teresa Lourenco
Divorce Yes
Children N/A

Richard Jefferson is one of the brightest names in the world of basketball. He garnered his attention and stardom while playing for the New Jersey Nets. He played seven seasons with New Jersey Nets. Currently, he is one of the prominent players of Cleveland Cavaliers. He plays as a small forward for his team. He is passionate, determined and motivated towards his game. He often worked as a nightmare for his opponents.

Early Life of Richard Jefferson

Richard Jefferson was born as Richard Allen Jefferson on 21 June 1980 in Los Angeles, California, the United States. As he was born in America, so there is no any confusion about his nationality. He is an American and his ethnicity is a black. His parents are Richard Jefferson Sr. and Meekness LeCato. There is no any info about his siblings.

He attended Moon Valley High School for his early education. The school was located in the west, Phoenix. He also played basketball throughout his school career. He also played basketball at the University of Arizona, under Hall of Fame Coach Lute Olson from 1998-2001.

Richard Jefferson's Professional Career

He played basketball at the University of Arizona, under Hall of Fame Coach Lute Olson from 1998-2001. professionally and he averaged 11.2 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game. He was also inducted into the Pac-12 Basketball Hall of Honor throughout the 2012 Pac-12 Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament. He turned professional after achieving his college basketball career and turned professional in 2001. He played seven seasons with New Jersey Nets.

He was also the member of Men’s Olympic Basketball team in the 2004 Summer Olympics. After playing with New York Jets, he also played for Milwaukee Bucks, San Antonio Spurs, Golden State Warriors, Utah Jazz and Dallas Mavericks. On August 5, 2015, he signed a contract with Cleveland Cavaliers.

Personal Life of Richard Jefferson

His personal life is not as successful as his career. He is not a married man now. However, he was a married man and he had celebrated his wedding with his ex-wife Kesha Nicholas. The couple looked beautiful together. They often spotted by their fans at different places. However, unfortunately, the lovely couples had to move through the process of divorce.

It is not known why they got the divorce currently, he is not together with his ex-wife. He is still in his marriageable age and he will definitely get a perfect pair to get settled with. A source revealed he is a single now. He is cheerful and never been through the process of divorce. Apart from his love life, he too supports charities. Recently he was found with Nikola Jokic Visiting Washington Park Rec Center to teach the children about the game of basketball.

Net Worth and Endorsements of Richard Jefferson

The 37 years old American professional basketball player, Richard Jefferson has a net worth of $50 million in 2018, including all of his properties and incomes. He is currently receiving an annual salary of $3.3 million from his present club. He is listed among the top 10 paid players of his club along with Jamal Murray. The Net Worth of Richard Jefferson has seen a hike of 90% over the past 3 years.

As for driving, he owns few of the best luxury cars in the world. Earlier he was having Audi and a Kia. Recently, he has got the lavish Lamborghini Centenario. Richard Jefferson Resides in Los Angeles, California in a house which has the Real Estate Value of value of the House around $1.2 Million. Looking at his stats is one of the remarkable names in the world of basketball often compared with LeBron James.

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