- Short Bio
- Birth and Early Days
- Education and Career
- Personal Life and Wife
- Body Measurement
- Net Worth and Salary
- Wiki Facts
Name: Stephon Marbury
Birthday: February 20, 1977
Birth Place: New York, United States
Ethnicity: African - American
Marital Status: Married
Height: 6 feet 2 inches
Weight: 93 kg
Profession: Basketball Player
Birth and Early Days
Stephon was born on 20 February in Brooklyn, New York with African American ethnicity. He holds American nationality and was raised sixth of seven children in one Island neighborhood of Brooklyn. Stephon attended elementary school and started playing basketball from there. He joined Abraham Lincoln High School where he turned out to be one important subject of Darcy Frey's Book, 'The Last Shot'. He then attended Georgia Tech where he played teaming with Matt Harping and Drew Barry. Marbury has a brother who also plays ball overseas. There is not any information available about his parents.
Education and Career
Marbury started playing basketball right after his graduation. He remained active in sports since 1996 itself and is still in the field. It was from Milwaukee Bucks, Stephon started playing where he was selected in NBA Draft 1996. He then got traded to Minnesota Timberwolves where he played for New Jersey Nets in 1999. He was then called by Phoenix Suns in 2001, where he played till 2004 and then joined New York Knicks.
It was on December 2, 2997, while he was playing with Phoenix Suns, his father passed away. After Stephon was banned from attending Knicks practices and games, he joined Boston Celtics on 27 February 2009. Gradually with a large number of changes, he finally joined Beijing Ducks in 2011 and is still playing for the same team thereby.
Away from sports filed, Marbury partnered Steve and Barry's for promotion of line of shoes and clothing with his nickname Starbury. He endorsed shoes which later got sold for USD 14.98 less than other shoe lines. He did so to promote reasonable price and avoid expensive shoes which would be the target of theft. He did so without any sort of payment. He has the plan to open a dozen stores and distributorship in China as well.
Personal Life and Wife
It is unknown who was Stephon's girlfriend previously, or whom he had been dating for. However, he is married since 2002. He married Latasha on September 14, 2002. The couple is living a happy life blessed with three children Xaviera Marbury, Stephon Marbury, Jur, and Stephanie Marbury. His brother Zuch played professional basketball in Venezuela.
Stephon has a good height of 6 feet and 2 inches and his body weight is if 93 kg. He has black eye color and black hair. He appears dark and tall with American-African ethnicity with proper worked out body.
Net Worth and Salary
Stephon Marbury is in a basketball career for a pretty long time and hence, it is obvious that he receives a decent amount of payment as a salary. However, his monthly salary is not yet revealed. With his growing expertise, it can easily be stated that he is paid well. However, his estimated net worth is said to be around USD 45 million. He is the owner of Beijing Lions of the China Arena Football League as well.
Stephon Marbury is active on Twitter with more than 94K followers. He has verified account and has kept his name 'I AM PEACE STAR'. Stephon has his own website starbury.com and he is also active on Instagram. Stephon had a number of donation records as well - from victims of the September 11 attacks to Hurricane Katrina he had donated millions of dollars to date. It was in 2007, Marbury co-authored his first children book with Marshall Dean named 'The Adventures of Young Starbury: Practice Makes Perfect'. He also appeared in musical I am Marbury back in 2014, which was based on his life.
Stephon was featured in LA Times back in 2014, as 'Stephon Marbury: From NBA bad boy to Chinese celebrity'. He has a Chinese 'green card', or permanent residence permit. Stephon Marbury will be appearing in his own autobiographical movie titled 'My Other Home' with Jessica Jung soon.