|Celebrated Name:||Ben Gordon|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Benjamin Ashenafi Gordon|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Birth Date:||4 April 1983|
|Birth Place:||London, United Kingdom|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Elijah Gordon)|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Yes (Ashley Banks)|
|Is Ben Gordon Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$24 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Ben Gordon is a former British-American basketball player who has played 11 seasons in the NBA for Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic. He also represented the University of Connecticut in college basketball, where he lifted the national championship trophy in 2004. He is the only player in the NBA to lift the Sixth Man of the Year Award as a rookie.
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Early Life & Biography
Gordan was born on 4 April 1983 in the city of London, the United Kingdom, to a Jamaican couple. Shortly after his birth, they moved to the United States, and Gordon spent his childhood in Mount Vernon, New York. He represented his high school basketball team during his sophomore year. He played for Mount Vernon Knights and guided his team lifts the New York State Public and Federation Championships in 2000. He was declared as the All-State player of Mount Vernon. He completed his education from the University of Connecticut (UConn.).
The British shooting guard is currently dating his long time girlfriend, Ashley Banks. It is reported that they are even parents of a child named Elijah Gordon. In 2020, he revealed that he had bipolar disorder. According to reports, he was suffering from the same during his professional career only but did not intend to tell anyone.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 4 April 1983, Ben Gordon is 38 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2021. His height is 1.91 m tall, and his weight is 91 kg.
Ben Gordon started his NBA career when he was initially drafted for Chicago Bulls in the 2004 NBA Draft. During his rookie year for the team, he guided Chicago Bulls to the fourth seed in the NBA Playoffs. He recorded 1.9 assists per game with 2.6 rebounds. During the same year, he received the NBA Sixth Man Award. He was also declared as the NBA’s Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month 3 times and was later included in the first team.
In 2009, he signed a five-year deal with the Detroit Pistons, which cost $55 million. He consisted of his role as a sixth man. He scored the ten-millionth point in NBA history playing for Detroit. Later, he played for other teams such as Charlotte Bobcats (2012–2014), Orlando Magic (2014–2015), and Golden State Warriors (2015). His move to Orlando Magic was worth $9 million. During the end of his professional career, he played in the NBA Development League for Texas Legends.
Awards & Achievements
The All-State player of Mount Vernon has played in the NBA for 11 long seasons. The former basketball player had a very successful professional career playing for teams such as Chicago Bulls and Golden State Warriors. He also lifted several awards and achieved numerous milestones in his career, some of which are reflected below:
- NBA Sixth Man of the Year(2005)
- NBA All-Rookie First Team(2005)
- NCAA champion(2004)
Net Worth & Salary of Ben Gordon in 2021
As of 2021, the net worth of Ben Gordon is around $24 million. His primary source of income is from basketball. He played for various teams in his professional career, earning deals worth millions. He was also endorsed by multiple sports companies.
Ben Gordon has left a significant mark on the NBA, having achieved several milestones in his professional career. He started his NBA career in 2004 after the Chicago Bulls drafted him. He has overall 11,084 points with 1,868 assists. He retied playing in the NBA Development League for Texas Legends.