|Real Name/Full Name
|Stephon Xavier Marbury
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Brooklyn, New York, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|20 February 1977
|47 years old
|In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|In Kilograms – 93 Kg
In Pounds – 205 lbs
|Father – Don Marbury
Mother – Mabel Marbury
|Abraham Lincoln High School
|Latasha Marburry (m. 2002)
|Xaviera Marbury, Stephon Marbury II, Stephanie Marbury
|Basketball Coach, Former Player
Stephon Marbury is an American basketball player who is currently the head coach of a Chinese basketball team. He also owns his Shoe brand. He became famous after joining the famous basketball team ‘The Knicks.’ He is an NBA All-Star.
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Biography and Early Life
Marbury belongs to a family where everyone loves basketball. He was born in Brooklyn but grew up in Coney Island with his six siblings. His brothers and cousins are professional basketball players. In an interview, he revealed that his father supported his dream of becoming a professional basketball player. He started to practice basketball from a very early age and was very popular in his high school because of his playing capabilities.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Stephon Marbury in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Stephon Marbury’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 20th February 2024 having been born on 20 February 1977. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 205 lbs in Pound and 93 kg in Kilograms.
Stephon started his schooling by attending elementary School PS 329; for his High School studies, he started attending Abraham Lincoln High School, a famous high school in New York City.
He took an active part in the sports team of his High School. During his senior year in High School, he was named New York State Mr. Basketball for outstanding performances.
Unlike most celebrities, he continued his higher study by getting himself enrolled in Georgia Tech college. He got excellent scholarship opportunities during his college life and continued playing basketball along with his studies. He was on the same team with future NBA players like Dew Barry and Matt Herring. He studied for one year at the University. In 1996, he left University to pursue his career in basketball.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Stephon started to date his now-wife Latasa from high school. They were in the long term on and off the relationship. The couple got married in 2002 in September. Together he has three children. They welcomed their first daughter and named her Xaviera Marbury. Their second child is Stephon Marbury II. Their second daughter and third child is a girl named Stephanie Marbury.
In 2006 Stephon got into a sex scandal with his family’s personal chef. After she filed the complaint of sexual harassment, he offered her a huge sum of money, but the incident somehow got leaked by the media. In the federal court, Stephon confessed to having sex with his former team’s intern also. However, these incidents did not spread any bad influence on his marriage or personal life.
Is Stephon Marbury Gay?
Stephon has been in an on and off relationship with his high school girlfriend forever. He also dated a few other women. In 2002, he married his girlfriend. He also was never heard of getting linked to any men ever. These facts prove him to be straight. It is safe to assume that his sexual orientation is straight.
In 1996, he was selected for the 1996 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks team. In the first year in the league, his average score was 15.8 points, and he scored 7.8 points per game. In 1999, he and his sponsors made a 3-way contract with New Jersey Nets. He was also selected as a reserve player in the 2001 all-star game.
In 2005, he scored 50 points against the Los Angeles Lakers, but they lost the match in overtime. Till 2004, he played with Phoenix Suns. In 2004, he was traded to the New York Knicks with few other players. In 2005, he got into a conflict with the head coach Larry Brown.
At the same time, you also, so I got into a few other scandals. Due to these incidents, he started to get huge negative publicity and was called badly by the media. During the end of the 2005-2006 season, Larry Brown was fired as a head coach. In 2007, he was testified for the sexual harassment complaint which happened two years ago.
In 2008 again, he got into a feud with his coach Thomas, and he left the team. There was a rumor that he blackmailed his head coach, and he was banned from playing for a short time. In 2010, he joined the Foshan Dralions, but his team didn’t make it to the playoffs. In 2011, he went to China to join Beijing Ducks and played there till 2017. He announced his retirement at the end of the 2017-18 Chinese basketball season. In 2019, he became the head coach for Beijing Royal Fighters.
In his successful professional basketball career, he has won lots of prestigious sports awards.
In 1997, he won the ‘NBA All-Rookie Team.’ In 2003 and 2004, two years in a row, he got nominated and won ‘All- NBA Team.’
For his debut movie, my other home, in 2017, he got nominated for ‘China Movie Channel Media Award’ in ‘Best Male Newcomer Category.’
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Stephon Marbury in 2024
Stephon has an estimated net worth of $50 million as of 2024, which he has earned through his very successful basketball career. He is also the head coach of the Beijing Royal Fighters club. He also has his shoe brands from where he earns a huge sum of money regularly.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Marbury regularly donates money to various social causes.
- During the pandemic, he helped organizations in China to help millions of masks.
Stephon Marbury is an inspiration to any player. His hard work, dedication made him successful. He is on various social media platforms and has more than 97k followers on Instagram.