|Real Name/Full Name||John Houston Stockton|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||John Stockton|
|Birth Place:||Spokane, Washington, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||26 March 1962|
|Age/How Old:||61 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 170 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Jack Stockton
Mother – Clementine Frei
|Siblings:||Leanne Stockton , Steve Stockton , Stacey Stockton|
|School:||St. Aloysius , Gonzaga Prep|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Nada Stepovich (m. 1986)|
|Kids/Children Name:||David Stockton, Michael Stockton, Lindsay Stockton, Laura Stockton, Samuel Stockton, Houston Stockton|
|Profession:||Retired basketball player|
|Net Worth:||$50 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
John Stockton is a renowned American basketball player, who is currently retired from the sport, but is working as a coach. He is one of the best point guards throughout his NBA career and even played for the ‘Utah Jazz.’ Presently he is retired and teaches women basketball players at Montana State University.
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Biography and Early Life
John Stockton was born in Spokane, Washington, United States, and gained quite fame after he broke the record for points scored in a single season of basketball. After clearing his high school at Gonzaga Prep, he got offers from and Idaho and Montana universities but eventually settled for Gonzaga University.
John scored 20.9 points per game for the Bulldogs in his senior year. John also led the West Coast Athletic Conference and was termed WCAC player of the year. He was the first one from the Gonzaga team to get this award. John was coached by Bob Knight and was among the 74 college seniors invited for the US Olympic team, 1984.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is John Stockton in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, John Stockton’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 2nd October 2023 having been born on 26 March 1962. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 170 lbs in Pound and 77kg in Kilograms.
John received his school education from St. Aloysius and Gonzaga Prep. He was offered from Idaho and Montana universities, but he ultimately graduated from Gonzaga University, where he was the first Gonzaga player to earn the title of WCAC Player of the Year.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
John Stockton’s grandfather, Hust Stockton, was also a professional football player for the Frankford Yellow Jackets in the National Football League. He is married to Nada Stepovich, and the couple has two daughters and four sons. Each of his children is associated with Basketball. His elder brother has also played for the University of Washington, and three of his nephews are college basketball players.
Is John Stockton Gay?
John Stockton has been married to Nada Stepovich since 1986, and the happy couple has two daughters and four sons. So he is not gay, and his sexual orientation is straight.
Stockton joined the Utah Jazz in 1984 and made a remarkable record in his 19 years of career. John broke the NBA’s record in 1995, and he is still on the top. John played his first all-star game in 1988-89 and for nine successive seasons headed NBA in assist per game. Stockton won against the San Antonio Spurs, scoring 20 points and a franchise- record of 28 assists on January 15, 1991.
Stockton, along with Malone, was titled co-MVP of the all-star game in 1993, which was held in Salt Lake City. John has a career point of 19,711 and stands 41 on the all-time NBA list score. John made an announcement in 2003 about his retirement, and in November 2004 at a game, his jersey number 13 was retired by the Jazz. There is a statue of Stockton in front of Vivint Arena as gratitude for his contribution for so many years.
- In 1996 he was inducted in the list“50 Greatest Players In NbA”
- John Stockton was also on the 1992 and 1996 Olympic teams.
- John Stockton broke the record by being an NBA all-star ten times.
- John Stockton was in all NBA first, second and third teams.
- In 2017 John got a place in the college basketball hall of fame.
- In 2009 John became a part of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John Stockton in 2023
As a basketball player, John Stockton’s professional career made his net worth to be approximately $50 Million as of 2023. His NBA career as a point guard has also lead to an increase in his income. He is currently working as a coach, through which he is earning a handsome amount of money.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- After John’s retirement, he was invited by Jazz to coach Deron Williams and Trey Burke.
- John has published an autobiography, “Assisted”with the help of his school coach, Kerry L.Pickett, and its prologue is written by Karl Malone.
John Stockton, the talented basketball player, is well-deserving of all the fame and respect he has acquired. The numerous awards and achievements show respect for all his contribution to the basketball world then and even now after his retirement. He inspires every individual in that field to strive to be better.