|Real Name/Full Name:
|45 years old
|13th May 1978
|Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|N/A/Yes (Janae, Mia, Nylah, and Michael)
|Is Mike Bibby Gay?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
Mike Bibby is a retired American basketball player who currently works as a coach. As a player, he played his college basketball with Arizona Wildcats with Lute Olson as his coach. His basketball star shone brightly while in college with him helping Arizona Wildcats to NCAA championship as a freshman.
In 1997-1998, he was named Pac-10 Player of the Year with an average of 17.2ppg, 3.0 RPG and 5.7 APG. In his college basketball, he never missed a single game earning himself a First-Team All-America honors in is a sophomore campaign.
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Early Life & Biography
Michael Bibby was on 13th May 1978 in Cherry-Hill, New Jersey, to his parents Henry Bibby and Virginia. His father was a basketball player before retiring and joined a coaching career. His love for basketball came at an early age after being influenced by his dad’s career. He joined Shadow Mountain High School, where he was a member of the school’s basketball team with Jerry Conner as his coach.
His impressive performances as a point guard helped his team win the Arizona State championship. Just like his father, Mike played as a point guard throughout his career. In the history of the NCAA basketball championship, only Mike and his dad are among the only four father-son duos to have each won the championship.
Mike is of Mixed racial being born of an American dad and a mother who originated from Trinidad and Tobago. Bibby family is a family of athletes with his uncle Jim Bibby playing in Major League Baseball during his time. His two cousins both play for Us National Soccer Team while he was teammates with his brother-in-law playing for Sacramento Kings during the 2004-05 season.
Mike’s parents divorced while he was a kid, and he was left under his mother’s care. This strained Mike’s relationship with is absentee dad so much that Mike openly said his dad was not part of his life. In 2002 when Mike’s basketball career was at its peak, he mended his differences with his dad, and since then, the two have been close.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 13th May 1978, Mike Bibby is 45 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2024. His height is 1.88m tall, and his weight is 88 kg.
For 14 years, Mike played professional basketball with different teams, With Vancouver Grilles being his first NBA team. He played for them from 1998-2003 before he was traded to Sacramento Kings. His performances with Sacramento Kings during 2002 western conference finals earn him a seven years contract worth $80.5 million. 2002-03 season was a difficult one for him as injuries restricted him to 55 games only.
Though he recovered and continued to do well, Kings’ form deteriorated, and on 16tn February 2008, he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks for four of their players. He played for the Hawks for three seasons before being traded to Washington Wizards on 23rd February 2011 but only played two games for them and moved to Miami heat. He ended his basketball playing career at New York Knicks, the team where his father Henry started his NBA professional career
Awards & Achievements
Just like his father, his first award was NCAA champion with Arizona Wildcats in 1997. In 1997, he won Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year. In his honor, Arizona Wildcats retired jersey no 10. Professionally, he was in 1999 NBA All-Rookie First Team.
Net Worth & Salary of Mike Bibby in 2024
Playing for one of the best NBA teams has seen Mike’s fortunes grow rapidly, with his net worth estimated to be around $70 million as of February 2024. His seven years contract with Sacramento Kings was worth $80.5 million. While playing for Washington Wizards, his annual salary was $6.2 million. After his retirement, he got into coaching which has been another source of income
After retirement, Mike got into coaching returning to Shadow Mountain High School, working as an assistant coach. After Conner left, Mike was left as an assistant coach as by the time, and he didn’t have the required certification to be the head coach. His coach career hasn’t been all smooth sailing as he was involved in a sex scandal in 2017. A teacher had alleged he sexually abused her by groping her and rubbing his genitals on her. As a result, he was relieved off his duties as Shadow Mountain High basketball coach. After two months of investigations, police found no evidence warranting his arrest and being charged.