|Celebrated Name:||James Worthy|
|Real Name/Full Name:||James Ager Worthy|
|Age:||62 years old|
|Birth Date:||February 27 1961|
|Birth Place:||Gastonia, North Carolina|
|Height:||6 ft 9 in|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Angela Wilder|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes(Sable and Sierra Worthy)|
|Is James Worthy Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Commentator and Television Host|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$14 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
James Worthy is a former American professional basketball player, and he is currently a television host, commentator, and an analyst. He is one of the greatest basketball players we have ever seen, and we all love his commentary. He has been named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA history. He is also known as “Big Games James” and was seven-time NBA All-Star.
Maybe you know about James Worthy very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of James Worthy’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
James Worthy took birth on February 27, 1961, in Gastonia, NC. His team performed well at state championship game when he played for the school, and the team was able to reach the championship due to his 21.5 points, 12.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game. After his High School, James attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. But soon, he broke his ankle in freshman year. During his sophomore year, he was the key member of that school’s 1981 NCAA runner-up team, and he played alongside Al Wood and Sam Perkins.
He was a junior forward, and he was a leading scorer of the Tar Heels NCAA championship team, and that featured the greatest NBA players, including Sam Perkins and freshman Michael Jordan. James was able to dominate the 1982 game against the Georgetown Hoyas, and it was a championship game. He got renowned as the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA tournament.
Talking of his personal life, James was married to Angela Wilder from 1984 to 1996. Angela died in 1996, and they both have two beautiful daughters named Sable and Sierra Worthy.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on February 27 1961, James Worthy is 62 years old as of today’s date 26th September 2023. His height is 6’9’’ tall, and his weight is 102 kg.
Talking of his career further, in the NBA draft, James was chosen first overall by the Los Angeles Lakers. He made a significant impact as a rookie, and he made an average of 13.4 points per game and later was named to the 1983 All-Rookie First Team. He was known for his fast-break style with his speed, and his other ability was to score with both hands and play above the rim. He was also one of the best baseline post players at the small forward position, and he had a quick spin move with a deadly turnaround jump shot.
In 1985 he got an eye injury against the Utah Jazz in March, and due to this, he had to wear goggles for the rest of his career.
After NBA, James was the studio analyst for Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes, and he was also the co-host of Access SportsNet. He was also the NBA analyst for KCBS-TV in Los Angeles. James has also acted in several television shows, and he also portrayed the Klingon Koral in the Star Trek: The Next Generation’s episode “Gambit, Part II.” He was also seen on Everybody Loves Raymond and Webster.
Awards & Achievements
Talking of his achievements and awards:
- He has been elected as NBA Finals MVP in 1988 and inducted in NBA All-Star seven times.
- He was also elected NCAA champion in 1982 and NCAA final four most outstanding player in 1982.
Net Worth & Salary of James Worthy in 2023
James Worthy is a known retired American professional basketball player and commentator who has a net worth of $14 million as of September 2023. He has earned all his wealth from his successful career in American college and the golden basketball career that he had. He has also been named as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA history.
He recently sold his mansion for $2.025 million, and the mansion was located in Bel-Air. The mansion is a two-story building, and it is gated in the Bel-Air Crest. Worthy bought this mansion for $945,000 10 years ago, and it looks like he earned a good future from this sale.
Most of the earnings come from the live shows that he does, the commentary, and most of the television stuff. He has also done some brand endorsements, and he gets Royalty money from them.
James Worthy is one of the most celebrated Basketball players of all time, and he has been able to surpass many records. He had an impressive career, and he dunks are always remembered. The “Big Game James” has been inducted in the Hall of Fame of NBA, and he has been named as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History and has been the NBA champion for over three times. We wish nothing but success for him.