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Jimmy Hal King Wiki Biography
Jimmy Hal King was born on 9 August 1973, in South Bend, Indiana, USA, and is a retired professional basketball player, although probably best known to be part of the “Fab Five”, a group of freshmen and sophomores from the University of Michigan Wolverines who made it to the 1992 and 1993 NCAA Men’s Division I Championship match. Jimmy also spent a bit of time with the National Basketball Association (NBA). His efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is now.
How rich is Jimmy King? As of early-2016, sources estimate that his net worth is at $200,000, which while earned through basketball, the bulk of his current wealth comes from business as well. He currently handles a non-profit organization and is the head of a technology company. All of his efforts have helped in increasing his wealth.
King became known for his skills in basketball at Plano East Senior High School, where he was recognized as an All-American. As he joined the University of Michigan and the Wolverines, he became part of the “Fab Five” along with future players of the NBA such as Juwan Howard, Jalen Rose, Chris Webber and Ray Jackson. For the four years he was with the team they always reached the playoffs, earning them significant recognition by NCAA and the media.
Jimmy King Net Worth $200,000
Jimmy joined the 1995 NBA Draft and was selected by the Toronto Raptors in the second round, 35th pick overall. During his first season he didn’t achieve much in terms of statistics, and he was then traded to the Dallas Mavericks, where he would be waived. He subsequently joined the CBA playing for the Quad City Thunder, and then left the team for a 10-day contract with the Denver Nuggets, which didn’t amount to much. He played a few years in Europe and eventually returned to the CBA, coming back to the Quad City Thunder and becoming the 1998 MVP of the team. His performance here led him to become part of the US team for the 1998 FIBA World Championships, a team that would win bronze. His final season in the NBA would come in the year 2000, when he was part of the Indiana Pacers. All the above contributed to his net worth.
After basketball, King went on and pursued other endeavors and was reported to have become a financial advisor on Wall Street. He was also hired as a color commentator for the Michigan Wolverines. Currently, Jimmy is a Program Director for the non-profit organization H.Y.P.E. which aims at mentoring and helping Detroit youth. He has also become the President of J King Solar Technologies. He was featured in an ESPN Special called “30 for 30” which included the run and popularity of the “Fab Five”.
For his personal life, it is known that Jimmy has a son, who was included a bit in a spotlight due to King’s arrest. In 2011, Jimmy was detained because of failure to pay child support at the amount of $17,000, the circumstances of which were not published, but he eventually paid his debt and the case was dismissed. Other than that, not much is known about his private life.
|Date Of Birth||August 9, 1973|
|Place Of Birth||South Bend, Indiana, USA|
|Profession||Professional basketball player, radio color commentator, program director|
|Education||Plano East Senior High School, University of Michigan|
|Awards||CBA champion (1998), CBA Most Valuable Player (1998)|
|1||Played with the NBA's Toronto Raptors (1995-1996) and Denver Nuggets (1996-1997).|
|2||Member of the so-called "Fab Five" group of basketball players that played for the University of Michigan beginning with the 1991-1992 season.|
|30 for 30||2015||TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode|
|30 for 30||2015||TV Series documentary||Himself - University of Michigan Basketball Player, 1991-'95|
|Mike & Mike||2011||TV Series||Himself - Guest|