Former American basketball player, Jason Williams was a point guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He had played for teams like Sacramento Kings, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, and Orlando Magic. For twelve seasons during the late 1990s and 2000s, he played for different teams.
Jason Williams Family, Wiki
In Belle West Virginia, Jason Williams was born on November 18, 1975 to American family. But his parents info is under review. By nationality, Jason is American citizen and is of white ethnicity.
He enrolled at DuPont High School located in Belle, West Virginia. From his high school, he started playing basketball. Then he joined Marshall University located in Huntington, West Virginia for his education and basketball career. However, he moved to Florida College till 1998 until he was drafted in NBA.
What’s Jason Williams Net Worth?
$20 Million is the estimated net worth of Jason Williams collected from his professional career. Jason salary at the end of his career in the year 2011 was reported to be $1,352,181 . Reportedly, he made millions of earnings from his NBA career.
Jason fine $15,000 for cursing at fans as a result of his alleged actions as well. He was previously fined $10,000 for comments to a fan at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, in the year 2000. On May 4, 2005, he was fined $10,000 for the incident.
Jason Williams Social and Charitable Work
Jason was playing for the Memphis Grizzlies, along with Dr Bob Wallace. Then the UT Medical Group founded the We Will Foundation, a charitable foundation to benefit children facing treatment for craniofacial deformities in the year 2003.
Also, he was a frequent visitor to St Jude Children’s Hospital when he was a player in Memphis, Tennessee.
Who is Jason Williams Wife? Son
Jason fell into love with Denika when they met for the first time at the University. Before their wedding, they dated for a certain period of time. He tied the wedding knot with his wife Denika Kisty in the year 2003. His wife Denika used to be on the Florida Gators track and field team.
After their marriage, they became parents of three children (two daughters & a son). In the year 2000 before their marriage, they became parents of a son Jaxon Williams. His son is a hoop player and plays basketball following the footsteps of his father.
Then he because father of a daughter Mia Williams born after their marriage. Their 2nd child Mia is a nationally ranked softball player. The couple youngest child, daughter Nina Williams is also has a skilled at tennis and softball.
They have been married for more than 17 years living a blissful married life. Jason has been sharing joyful marriage.
Jason Williams Height
Jason Williams has a height of 6 feet 1 inch or 1.8 m tall. He has muscular and healthy body that weighs around 180 pounds or 82 kg. Jason has light brown hair with hazel eyes color.
Jason Williams is a retired basketball player who has played as a point guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for twelve seasons. In his long career, he had played for teams such as Sacramento Kings, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, and Orlando Magic. In the year 2006, his team Miami Heat won the NBA title.
Jason got the nickname of “White Chocolate” due to his flashy style of play the game. He had played school basketball for his University teams such as Marshall University and the University of Florida. Williams was chosen by “Sacramento Kings” in the first round of the 1998 NBA draft. Also, he is popular for his elbow pass technique as well. In the year 2011, he retired from the playing career due to injury.