Who is Shawn Marion?
Tall and handsome Shawn Marion is a well-known retired American basketball player who has been playing basketball since his high school. He is a four times NBA All-Star and won NBA championship in 2011. Marion retired from professional basketball career in 2015.
Shawn Marion: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood
Retired professional basketball player Shawn Marion was born in Waukegan, Illinois on 7th May 1978. He is of African-American ethnicity and has an American nationality. He has three sisters(Traimane Marion, Shawnette Marion, and Quinnisha Marion) who were all raised by their mother Elaine Marion. There is no information on his father.
Shawn Marion: Education History
For his schooling, he joined Clarksville High School in Clarksville, Tennessee where he played with future NBA player Trenton Hassell. After completing high school he joined the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1998.
Shawn Marion: Professional Life and Career
Reflecting on career journey of Shawn Marion, he started playing basketball professionally after being selected by Phoenix Suns in the 1999 NBA draft. He has been active in the sports field since 1999 and retired playing in 2015. He started playing from Phoenix Suns in 1999 but he left the team in 2008. While he was in Suns, he was also selected to the US Olympic Men’s Basketball team in 2004. After playing for so long in Suns, he was traded to Miami Heat on 6 February 2008 but left the team in 2009. On 13 February 2009, he was again traded to Toronto Raptors. Then on 9 July 2009, he signed a 5 year deal with Dallas Mavericks with $39 million where he won his first championship in the 2011 NBA Finals. On 9 September 2014, he signed with Cleveland Cavaliers and played from there until his retirement. On 18 June 2015 Marion announced his retirement from NBA after 16 seasons.
Shawn Marion: Salary and Net Worth
His success in career path has paid him well financially making his estimated net worth to be $35 million.
Shawn Marion: Rumors and Controversy
Unlike other players, Shawn Marion hasn’t been rumored but he suffered a controversy at a time when he was retiring from NBA.
Shawn Marion: Body Measurements
Moving towards his body measurements, he has a good height of 6 Feet and 7 inches (2.01m). He has black hair color and his eye color is also black.
Shawn Marion: Social Media Profile
He is active on Instagram and Twitter. He has 547,874 Followers on Twitter and has more than 118k followers on Instagram. Previously Marion was in a relationship with Kimbella Vanderhee. The couple started dating from the year of 200 but due to some reason, they broke up in the year of 2005. While he was in a relationship with Vanderhee, he was also in a relationship with Erika Jones.He also dated Jennifer Christenson. She is a television personality, author, entrepreneur, Miss Illinois USA 2012 First Runner Up and Humanitarian Award Recipient. The couple had a baby boy in the year 2011. But even after being so close, the couple had some differences and they broke up.Talking about a present relationship status of Shawn Marion, he is possibly single. There isn’t any solid proof which leads towards his married life and children. Updated On Thu Oct 25 2018 Published On Thu Oct 25 2018 By Married Bio