John Salley Net Worth

John Salley Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

John Salley net worth is
$16 Million

John Salley Wiki Biography

John Thomas Salley was born on the 16th May 1964, in Brooklyn, New York City USA of American and African ancestry. He is a former professional basketball player, widely know for playing as a center and power forward in the NBA, for different teams including the “Miami Heat”, “Chicago Bulls”, and “Los Angeles Lakers”. He is also recognized not only as actor, but as a talk show host of “The Best Damn Sports Show Period”, which was aired on the Fox Sports Net.

Have you ever wondered how rich John Salley is? According to sources, it has been estimated that the overall size of John Salley’s net worth is as high as $16 million, which was largely earned during his career as a professional NBA player. Since 2000 he is in retirement, and another source of his net worth is coming from his active acting career and hosting as well. In addition to his sport career, he is currently the official spokesperson for a natural supplements line called VirMax, which is also adding to his wealth.

John Salley Net Worth $16 Million

John Salley was raised in Brooklyn, where he attended the elementary school. He started showing interest in basketball and playing while he was at Canarsie High School, after which he continued education at the Georgia Tech’s College of Management, from which he got a degree in 1988. He was a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. While Salley was in college, he established the college blocked shot record and received third-team All-American selection as well as gaining the rare honour of having his number retired..

Selected by the Pistons in the first round of the 1986 NBA Draft, he played for them until 1992 when he was traded to Miami Heat. During his time with Pistons, Salley won two NBA Championship rings, in 1989 and 1990.

In 1992 he signed a contract with Miami Heat, but he wasn`t required after three seasons, and was sent to Toronto Raptors in 1995., but decided to buy out his contract, and subsequently signed with the Chicago Bulls, and in his first season won third NBA Championship ring, alongside Michael Jordan, Dennis Rodman and Scottie Pippen among his teammates, adding further to his net worth. However, after the season ended, Salley decided to retire from the NBA, but later signed a contract with Greek team Panathinaikos, two play a few games.

Sally wasn`t ready yet to quit basketball for good, as he signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers for one year in 1999, and won his fourth NBA Championship ring. After retirement he broadly boasted that he ‘… won four rings with three different teams in three different decades and two different millennia…’

After retiring, John has also made several film appearances, including roles in films “Bad Boys” (1995), “Bad Boys II” (2003) playing hacker Fletcher, and “Confessions Of A Shopaholic” (2011) as D. Freak. Besides that, he has starred in a number of TV series, such as “Malcolm & Eddie” (1997-1998) in the role of Lt. Stanley Proctor, “Come To Papa” (2004) as Mailman, and “Sin City Saints” (2015) playing Tom. All these have also added to the overall amount of his fortune.

Additional to his acting, John Salley has appeared as host in different TV sports shows – “The Best Damn Sports Show Period” on the Fox channel, and “NBA Showtime”, which have also contributed to his net worth.

If to talk about his personal life, John Salley married Natasha Duff, who works as a lawyer, in 1993. The couple has three children and resides in Beverly Hills, California. Salley also has a child from a previous relationship. Thanks to his healthy lifestyle, Salley became a vegan, who has appeared on PETA’s videos, VegMichigan’s campaign and fest. He is also an ambassador for Operation Smile, a nonprofit medical organization.

Full NameJohn Salley
Net Worth$16 Million
Date Of BirthMay 16, 1964
Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Height6 ft 10 in (2.1 m)
Weight229 lbs (104 kg)
ProfessionBasketball player, Actor, Presenter
EducationScheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseNatasha Duffy (m. 1993)
SiblingsRon Salley, Willjay Salley, Jerry Salley
NicknamesJohn Thomas Salley , Spider , John Spider Salley
MoviesBad Boys, Eddie, Book of Love, Bad Boys II, Coast to Coast, Ladies Night, Naughty or Nice, Confessions of a Shopaholic, Something Like a Business
TV ShowsThe Best Damn Sports Show Period, He's a Lady, Game On! With John Salley, Come to Papa, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, All American Girl, Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, Ballers
1Father of Taya Salley.
2Was a member of the late 1980s-early 1990s Detroit Pistons team that was nicknamed the "Bad Boys". Ironically he also starred in both Bad Boys (1995) and Bad Boys II (2003).
3Currently a DJ for 100.3 The Beat's morning show in Los Angeles, California. [May 2005]
4Longtime friend of Nancy O'Dell.
5Won 4 championships with 3 different teams (2 with the Detroit Pistons, one with the Chicago Bulls, and one with the Los Angeles Lakers), in 3 different decades (with Detroit in 1989, with Detroit in 1990 and with Chicago in 1996, and with Los Angeles in 2000), and finally in 2 different millenniums (Detroit and Chicago in the 1900s and Los Angeles in the 2000s.).
6He is a vegetarian.
7Salley and Robert Horry are the only two players in NBA history to win championships with three different teams.
8Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
9Played college basketball for Georgia Tech. He was named to the All-American team in 1986.
1011th overall draft pick by Detroit Pistons in 1986 NBA draft.
11Won 4 NBA championships: 2 with Detroit Pistons; 1 with Chicago Bulls; 1 with LA Lakers.
12Professional basketball player with the NBA's Detroit Pistons (1986-1992), Miami Heat (1993-1996), Toronto Raptors (1995-1996[start]), Chicago Bulls (1995-1996[end]), and Los Angeles Lakers (1999-2000).


Tales of Titans2017TV Series post-productionTommy Squib
Jane the Virgin2016TV SeriesJohn
Sin City Saints2015TV SeriesTom
Love That Girl!2014TV SeriesJohn Salley
Cook Her Pants Off2012TV SeriesRonald Stern
Something Like a Business2010Deacon Windfall
Confessions of a Shopaholic2009D. Freak
Black Dynamite2009Kotex
Rescue Me2006TV SeriesTall Guy
Noah's Arc2005TV SeriesVictor
Ladies Night2005TV MovieElroy
Naughty or Nice2004TV Movie
Mr 30002004John Salley
Come to Papa2004TV SeriesMailman
Bad Boys II2003Fletcher
Baby Bob2003TV SeriesDarnell Dixon
Coast to Coast2003TV MovieClifford Wordsworth
Girlfriends2002TV SeriesByron
Arli$$2002TV SeriesJohn Salley
Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Dogs2002The Wizard
DAG2001TV SeriesShooter Jones
Son of the Beach2001TV SeriesJerome Curl
The Ultimate Christmas Present2000TV MovieCrumpet - the elf
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch2000TV SeriesNBA Player
Getting Personal1998TV SeriesPaul
Sin City Spectacular1998TV Series
Malcolm & Eddie1997-1998TV SeriesLt. Stanley Proctor
Eddie1996Nate Wilson
Bad Boys1995Hacker 'Fletcher' (as John Spider Salley)


A Fare to Remember1999executive producer


Food HealsDocumentary filming
The Real2017TV SeriesHimself
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host / Himself
Fit Club2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Mike & Mike2012-2016TV SeriesHimself - Former NBA Player / Himself - Substitute Host
2015 Soul Train Awards2015TV MovieHimself
Exhale2015TV SeriesHimself
Dads Doin' Dishes2015TV SeriesHimself
Q N' A with Mikki and Shay2015TV SeriesHimself
A Healthy You & Carol Alt2014TV SeriesHimself - 4-Time NBA Champ
30 for 302014TV Series documentaryHimself
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
Four Courses with J.B. Smoove2013TV SeriesHimself
The Millionaire Matchmaker2013TV SeriesHimself
Kendra on Top2012TV SeriesHimself - TV Host & Former NBA Champion
RuPaul's Drag Race2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D2012Documentary shortHimself
Connected2012TV MovieHimself
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!2012TV SeriesHimself - Judge
Lunch Hour2011DocumentaryHimself
Game On! With John Salley2011TV SeriesHimself
The Car Show2011TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
WWE Tough Enough2011TV SeriesHimself
The Traveler's Guide to Life2011TV SeriesHimself
Holy Crap! I Wanna Go Vegan2010ShortHimself
Hollywood Uncensored with Sam Rubin2010TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Hawthorne2010TV SeriesHimself
The Brian McKnight Show2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Skin Trade2010DocumentaryHimself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2009TV Series documentaryHimself
2009 World Series of Poker2009TV SeriesHimself
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!2009TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy2009TV Special documentaryHimself
Shaken Not Stirred2008TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2008TV SeriesHimself
GSN Live2008TV SeriesHimself
Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race2008TV MovieHimself
11th Annual Prism Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Host
The Comebacks2007Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
BET's Top 25 Countdown2007TV SeriesHimself
Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race2007TV SeriesHimself
Howard Stern on Demand2007TV SeriesHimself
Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race2007TV MovieHimself
Ballers2007TV SeriesHimself - Host (2007)
WWE Raw2007TV SeriesHimself
In the Cutz2006TV SeriesGuest
The Best Damn Sports Show Period2006TV SeriesHimself
Stranded with a Star2006TV MovieHimself - Panelist
The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch2006TV SeriesHimself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie Wonder2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 10th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
The Southern Sports Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Co-Host
Weekends at the DL2005TV SeriesHimself
One on One2005TV SeriesHimself
Family Face Off: Hollywood2004TV SeriesCo-host
He's a Lady2004TV SeriesHimself - Judge
Hair Show2004Himself
The N Word2004DocumentaryHimself
Pyramid2003-2004TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
Miss USA2004TV SpecialHimself - Celebrity Judge
The Sharon Osbourne Show2003-2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Frankie Muniz HoopLA Celebrity Basketball Event2004TV MovieHimself
Hollywood Squares1998-2004TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
G-Phoria2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
The New Tom Green Show2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Man Show2003TV SeriesHimself
All American Girl2003TV SeriesHimself / Coach
Relatively Speaking: Joe Dumars2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Slip N' Slide: All Star Weekend2002Video documentaryHimself
Weakest Link2001TV SeriesHimself
Primetime Glick2001TV SeriesHimself
The Test2001TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
32nd NAACP Image Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
Playing the Field: Sports and Sex in America2000TV Movie documentaryHimself - Detroit Pistons, 1986-92
The 2000 NBA Finals2000TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Lakers Forward / Center
7th Heaven2000TV SeriesHimself
Linc's1999TV SeriesHimself
The 1999 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
BET Live1998TV SeriesHimself - Host
I Can't Believe You Said That1998TV SeriesHimself - Host (1998)
V.I.P.1998TV SeriesHimself
The Sport Jerks1998TV SeriesHimself
1998 NBA All-Star Game1998TV SpecialHimself - Studio Analyst
The Daily Show1997TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 1996 NBA Finals1996TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Chicago Bulls Power Forward
NBA All-Star Stay in School Jam1992TV MovieHimself
The NBA on CBS1987TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Pistons Forward / Center

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Howard Stern on Demand2006TV SeriesHimself

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