Phil Jackson Net Worth

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Phil Jackson net worth is
$45 Million

Phil Jackson Wiki Biography

Phillip Douglas Jackson, commonly known as Phil Jackson, is a famous American professional basketball coach, as well as former professional basketball player. Jackson spent most of his professional basketball career playing for various high school and college teams. When he entered a 1967 NBA Draft, Phil Jackson was chosen as a 17th overall pick by New York “Knicks”. Jackson’s career came to a halt in 1969, when he suffered a spinal injury and underwent a difficult surgery. Jackson officially retired from playing basketball almost a decade later in 1980. Soon after he retired from playing, Phil Jackson decided to venture into coaching.

Phil Jackson Net Worth $45 Million

As a coach, Phil Jackson became widely recognized for coaching the Los Angeles “Lakers” basketball team, with which he worked for 10 years, since 2000 until 2010. Together with “Lakers” Phil Jackson has won five championships and secured himself a title of one of the best coaches in the history of National Basketball Association. An inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame, Phil Jackson had an opportunity to work with other popular teams in NBA, such as Albany “Patroons” and Chicago “Bulls”. Phil Jackson’s contributions to basketball have been acknowledged with “NBA Coach of the Year” award, 11 NBA Championship titles, as well as being included in the list of the “Top 10 Coaches in NBA History”. A famous professional basketball coach, how rich is Phil Jackson? According to sources, Jackson’s annual salary as a coach in 2007 amounted to $10 million, while in 2014 his contract with New York “Knicks” amounted to an impressive $60 million. In regards to his wealth, Phil Jackson’s net worth is estimated to be $45 million.

Phil Jackson was born in 1945, in Montana, US, to parents who were both ministers at the Assemblies of God USA Christian denomination. As a teenager, Phil Jackson studied at the high school in North Dakota, where he started playing both football and basketball. However, Jackson was more successful on the basketball court, and therefore he started to attract the attention of various basketball scouts, including Bill Fitch, who helped Jackson enroll in the University of North Dakota. In university, Jackson established himself as a talented player, and even had an opportunity to showcase his talents in the NBA league. Yet after suffering from an injury, Jackson was forced to step back from the basketball court and chose a career in coaching instead. Jackson started his coaching career with Albany “Patroons”, and eventually moved on to train such clubs as Chicago “Bulls” and Los Angeles “Lakers”. It was with “Lakers” that Jackson finally made a name for himself. Not only did he manage to win five championships, but he also created the legendary duo consisting of Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal, which was supported by such talented players as Derek Fisher, Brian Shaw, Glen Rice and Robert Horry. When Jackson left the Los Angeles “Lakers”, he went on to become a president of the New York “Knicks” team. A famous former basketball player and a coach, Phil Jackson has an estimated net worth of $45 million.

Net Worth$45 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 17, 1945
Place Of BirthDeer Lodge, Montana, United States
Height6 ft 7 in (2.03 m)
Weight220 lbs (100 kg)
ProfessionCoach, Basketball Coach, Basketball player
EducationUniversity of North Dakota, Williston High School
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseJune Jackson (m. 1974–2000), Maxine Jackson (m. 1967–1972)
PartnerJeanie Buss
NicknamesPhilip Douglas Jackson , Bones , PJ , Head n' Shoulders , Action Jackson , Zen Master , Philip Douglas "Phil" Jackson
AwardsNBA Coach of the Year Award, NBA All-Rookie Team, Best Coach/Manager ESPY Awards,
1Uses eastern philosophy (notably his beliefs in Zen Buddhism) in his coaching basketball teams.
2Natty dress attire
1If you meet the Buddha in the lane, feed him the ball.
2Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.
3Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
4Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.
5I gave it my body and mind, but I have kept my soul.
1After being away from the NBA for a year, has re-signed with the Los Angeles Lakers as head coach. [June 2005]
2Coach of the Los Angeles Lakers [September 1999]
3Release of his book, "The Last Season: A Team in Search of its Soul". [2004]
4Engaged to Jeanie Buss [January 3, 2013].
5Considered among the all-time greatest NBA head-coaches with his 11 Championships, his first six were as a coach of Chicago Bulls, in 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997 and 1998, with Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen his two top players. His five as head-coaching the Los Angales Lakers were in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009 and 2010. And his first two were as an athlete of the New York Knicks (original team name, Knickerbockers), were in 1970 and 1973. During one series, he was unable to play while recovering from an injury to his spine and spinal surgery.
6Played for the New York Knicks 1967-1978, and the New Jersey Nets 1978-1980. His 2 NBA Championship rings as an athlete were in 1970 and 1973. Was a player/assistant coach combo for the Nets.
7Divorced his second wife June when she refused to moved to Los Angeles, California after he was named head coach of the L.A. Lakers on June 16, 1999.
8Won a CBA (Continental Basketball Association) Championship as coach of the Albany (NY) Patroons in 1984.
9An All-American at the University of North Dakota.
10His parents were Pentecostal missionaries.


The Garden's Defining Moments2015-2016TV Mini-Series
Unconquered1989TV MovieDobbins


Where God Likes to Be2014Documentary special thanks


Four Square Miles to GloryDocumentary post-productionHimself
When the Garden Was Eden2014DocumentaryHimself
Mike & Mike2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - New York Knicks President of Basketball Operations / Himself - Former NBA Coach
Tavis Smiley2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Charlie Rose2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Daily Show2013TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2001-2013TV SeriesHimself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2012TV SeriesHimself - Former NBA Coach (segment "Philling Time")
BarFly2011TV SeriesHimself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
Pardon the Interruption2005-2009TV SeriesHimself
Keeping Up with the Kardashians2009TV SeriesHimself - Lakers Head Coach
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesHimself
Kobe Doin' Work2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
17th Annual Trumpet Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan2008TV SeriesHimself
Class C: The Only Game in Town2008DocumentaryHimself - NBA Hall of Fame Coach
E:602007TV SeriesHimself - NBA Coach (segment "The Laker Girl")
In Search of Puppy Love2007DocumentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Apprentice2007TV SeriesHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
In the Cutz2006TV Series
CMI: The Chris Myers Interview2005TV SeriesHimself
Be Cool2005Himself (scenes deleted)
The Harlem Globetrotters: The Team That Changed the World2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 2004 NBA Finals2004TV Mini-SeriesHimself (Coach - LA Lakers)
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
NBA Hardwood Classics2004TV SeriesHimself
Independent Lens2004TV Series documentary
After the Sunset2004Himself (uncredited)
Beyond the Glory2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Season Pass2003TV Series documentaryHimself
1 Love2003Himself
Ultimate Jordan2001Video documentaryHimself
The 2000 NBA Finals2000TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Lakers Head Caoch
Michael Jordan to the Max2000DocumentaryHimself
2000 NBA All-Star Game2000TV MovieHimself - Western Conference Head Coach
2000 Essence Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
Michael Jordan: His Airness1999Video documentaryHimself
ESPN Friday Night Fights1999TV SeriesHimself
The 1997 NBA Finals1997TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Chicago Bulls Head Coach
The 1996 NBA Finals1996TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Chicago Bulls Head Coach
Michael Jordan, Above and Beyond1996Video documentaryHimself
1996 NBA All-Star Game1996TV SpecialHimself - Eastern Conference Head Coach
1992 NBA All-Star Game1992TV SpecialHimself - Eastern Conference Head Coach

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Mike & Mike2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - New York Knicks President of Basketball Operations / Himself - Retired Basketball Coach / Himself - Former NBA Player and Coach
Kobe Bryant's Muse2015TV Special documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Rome Is Burning2007-2009TV SeriesHimself

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