Byron Scott Net Worth

Byron Scott Net Worth

Facts of Byron Scott Net Worth

Net worth$14 Million
Date of Birth:1961 March 28
First NameByron Anton
Last NameScott
AkaByron Scott, Byrn Anton Scott
Age:63 years old

Byron Scott Net Worth: $14 Million

Byron Anton Scott is a former American professional basketball player and coach with an estimated net worth of $14 million. Scott is best known for coaching the giant Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Brief bio and Career Highlights

Born on 1961, March 28 in Ogden, Utah, the player grew up in Inglewood, California. Scott grew up playing basketball at Morningside High School which was the home arena of the famous Laker’s The Forum. Before going pro, he was magnificent for three years at Arizona State University. Being selected as draft#4 by San Diego Clippers in the year 1983 NBA Draft, he gains huge attention after his marvelous performance in Lakers from 1983 to 1993. The charm moving to Indiana Pacers from 1993 to 1995, also played for Vancouver Grizzlies from 1995 to 1996. Coming back to Lakers from 1996 to 1997, he engaged himself in Panathinaikos in Greece from 1997 to 1998. Retiring after then, he has won three NBA championship with the Lakers and has been honored with NBA All-Rookie First Team in 1984. Scott started his coaching career from Sacramento Kings and joined the team as assistant coach in 1998. Making wonders until the year 2000 in Kings, he was hired by New Jersey Nets as the head coach. The successful head coach serves the team till the year 2004 and moved to New Orleans Hornets till the year 2009. Furthermore, he serves Cleveland Cavaliers from 2010 to 2013 and came big when he was hired by the Lakers. The coach literally breaks the internet when he was selected for Los Angeles Lakers in 2014. Whereas, he signed the $17 million contract with the Lakers for four years. At the present, the successful coach received the hefty sum of $4 million as his salary. However, he couldn’t meet the team goal and was suspended in the mid of 2016.

Personal life

Though the player has kind of successful career life, he couldn’t maintain the same charm in his personal life. After spending 29 years of a long time with each other as husband and wife, Byron divorced with his wife Anita Scott in March 2014. The major source of divorce reason is said to be irreconcilable differences, whereas the pair shares three children with each other. Apart from his failure marital life, he is an avid activist. Scott is the founder of his The Byron Scott Children’s Fund whereas, the fund has raised over $15 million to support various children’s charities.

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