Steve Kerr Biography

( 1965 - )
September 16, 2019
First published on:May 20, 2016
by Jack Ol

Facts of Steve Kerr

Date of Birth: 1965, September 27
Age: 54 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign:: virgo
Birth Name Stephen Douglas Kerr
Birth Place Beirut
Famous Name Steve Kerr
Father Malcolm H. Kerr
Mother Ann Zwicker Kerr
Net Worth $18 million
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Married Yes
Married to Margot Kerr (m. 1990)
Divorce N/A
Children 3

Steven Kerr is an American retired professional basketball player who currently serves as the head coach of the Golden State Warriors. He is an eight-time NBA champion, winning three championships with the Chicago Bulls, two with the San Antonio Spurs as a player, and three as the head coach of the Golden State Warriors.

 

Steve Kerr's net worth is estimated to be around $18 million whereas his current salary as the head coach of Warriors reported at around $5 million annually. He married his long-term girlfriend, Margot Kerr, on September 15, 1990. They together have three children.

Married with Margot Kerr

Steve Kerr is married to his wife Margot Kerr. The couple tied the knot on September 15, 1990, and they just celebrated their Silver Jubilee Marriage Anniversary in 2015. Reportedly, Steve and Margot were the college sweethearts and dated several years prior to their marriage. They first met each other through a blind date in 1985 when both of them were in the sophomores at the University of Arizona.

Their date of planned by the Bruce Frasier, a former teammate of Steve. His wife, Margot in one of her interview said that "I think he thought, ‘These two are nerdy, they’ll get along,’ as both of them grew up with the parents who were academics professionals.  

CAPTION: Steve Kerr with his wife Margot, two sons and daughter SOURCE: YouTube

They are happily living together and there is no sign of separation between the lovely couple. Furthermore, he is not engaged in an extramarital affair. As per the reports, the couple currently resides in California. 

Steve Kerr with his wife and children
SOURCE: Sports Gossip

They together have 3 children as a son named Nicholas Kerr and two daughters Madeleine Kerr and Matthew Kerr. His eldest son Nicholas was previously a coaching intern at Cal and is currently a first-year member of the San Antonio Spurs coaching staff. One of his daughter Madeleine is a volleyball player at Cal while the other daughter is interested in writing about sports.

Net Worth - $18 million

Steve Kerr is a veteran and established himself as a successful player, television analyst and a successful coach. He has a height of six feet and 3 inches and his weight is around 174lbs. He manages to look young and handsome, despite 50 years of his age. He has huge admirers on social networking sites. One can regularly attach with him on Twitter.

His net worth is estimated to be around $18 million. His current salary as the head coach of Warriors is reported to be around $5 million. His 4-year contract worth $25 million ended recently in 2018 and was offered a contract extension but details are not yet revealed.

 

 

As per some sources, his new contract will reportedly make him one of the best paid NBA coaches. Kerr bought a mansion in San Francisco, California for $7.3 million recently in August 2018. Kerr paid about $1.5 million more than the asking price for the four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathroom house.

Steve Kerr $7.3 million San Francisco mansion
SOURCE: ABC7 News

Kerr also owns a house in Rancho Santa Fe, California. He also owned a house in Lake Forest which he sold for $760,000 in 1999. He had purchased the house for $625,000 in 1996.

Short Bio

Steve Kerr with his birth name Stephen Douglas Kerr, was born on September 27, 1965, in Beirut, Lebanon. His nationality is an American and belongs to white ethnicity. He is the proud son of his parents Malcolm H.Kerr and Ann Zwicker Kerr.

He has four siblings named Nick Kerr, Susan Kerr, Andrew Kerr, and John Kerr are his siblings.

Steve's father was an American academic who specialized in the Middle East due to which he spent most of his childhood in Lebanon and the Middle East. his father was murdered when he was 18.

Following his High School, he joined Cairo American College and graduated with Bachelors degree on history, sociology, and English from the University of Arizona in 1988.

Kerr played for five years with Arizona and was named to the USA Basketball team that competed in the FIBA World Championships in Spain in 1986.

Professional Life

Steve Kerr was selected by the Phoenix Suns in the 2nd round of the 1998 NBA draft. He was traded to Cleveland Cavaliers in 1989. Later after that, he also played for Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, Portland Trail Blazers, and San Antonio Spurs.

He won five NBA title as a player which includes four with Chicago Bulls from (1996–1999) and one with San Antonio Spurs in 2003.

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Kerr retired in 2003 from his NBA game and in 2003 he worked as a broadcast analyst for Turner Network Television. Currently, he serves as the head coach for the Golden State Warriors since 2014 which includes star players like Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson. He led the Warriors to NBA title in his first season and has so far won three titles with the team reaching the finals in all four occasions.

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Awards and Honors:

  1. 5x NBA champion (1996–1999, 2003)- As a player
  2. 3× NBA champion (2015, 2017, 2018)- As a coach
  3. NBA Three-Point Shootout champion (1997)
  4. NBA Coach of the Year (2016)
  5. 2× NBA All-Star Game head coach (2015, 2017)

 


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