John Amaechi Biography
|Date of Birth:||1970 , November-26|
|Age:||49 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||6 Feet 10 Inch|
|Birth Name||John Uzoma Ekwugha|
|Birth Place/City||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Net Worth||$ 4 Million|
|Education||Vanderbilt University ,Stockport Grammar School|
|Awards||FIBA Intercontinental Cup champion|
|Books||Man in the Middle|
John Amaechi is a retired basketball player of English nationality who has been known for his endeavors as an educator and broadcaster in the United States as well as Europe. During his football career, Amaechi played for a number of popular teams like Cleveland Cavaliers, Panathinaikos, and Utah Jazz.
Early Life, Bio, And Education Of John Amaechi
John Amaechi was born on 26th of November, 1970 and has managed to become well-known in the sports business at the age of 45. He was born in Boston in the USA and was raised in England.
John Amaechi's Professional Career
John Amaechi started his basketball career at the age of 17 and was enrolled in the St. John’s Jesuit High School and was also enrolled in the Vanderbilt for his education. The playing career of this personality started out when he was signed undrafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the year 1995.
Amaechi played a total of 28 games for the Cleveland Cavaliers and then played for a total of two years in Europe. He has also won the FIBA Intercontinental Cup too. He then started his NBA career in America but turned down a 17 million contract offer from the Los Angeles Lakers. He then started his career post NBA career. His jersey number was 13 and he has authored a book too.
Upon retirement from NBA he represented England in the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne and then embarked upon in a career as a broadcaster, academic and consultant. He has appeared in the basketball game named Five and has also done the commentary for the BBC on the Olympic Games on the year 2008.
The other endeavors of this personality in his career include being involved with the ABC Foundation in Manchester as well as appearing occasionally on The Dan Le Batard Show on the ESPN.
In 2007, Amaechi also authored a book named Man in the Middle.
John Amaechi's Net Worth And Salary
John Amaechi has collected a large amount of money from his various works. He has an estimated net worth of around $4 million, in 2019. He is a psychologist, consultant where her salary is over $40.6 K a year.
John Amaechi's Partner, Love Life, And Affair
The personal life details of John Amaechi have been talked about well too. It has been known that he has been the very first NBA player to come out as gay. He has reviled the fact also in his book named Man in the Middle. He has been regarded to be the world’s most high profile gay athletes and has managed to make his name known for his contributions to the LGBT community.
There was a rumor that Amaechi was once in a relationship with Lance Bass. The two were spotted together in various places. But they were never confirmed.
Amaechi has never been married and has had no wife or girlfriend yet. He has been known to date men but has never revealed the intimate details about his partner yet. Despite being a very well-known celebrity, he does not seem to be openly discussing who he has been on an affair with and if he wants to ever get married or not. He has no children yet.
John Amaechi's Age, Height, And Other Facts
- John Amaechi has a perfect height of 6 feet and 8 inches which is suited well for basketball.
- Amaechi's Age as of 2019 is 48 years