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How much is John Salley Net Worth? Know about his Salary and Career

Smriti Rai Wed May, 2017
How much is John Salley Net Worth? Know about his Salary and Career

You get the fruit if you sow the seed properly. If you keep on working hard and be dedicated to every task, you perform you are ought to get a good result. John Sally is one example to the world where he showed his versatile personality as a professional basketball player, actor and talk show host.

Brooklyn boy John Thomas Sally made his first remark to the world as an American professional basketball player before his retirement. Even after his retirement, he didn't stop working. He worked as an actor and as a host of numerous entertainment program.

Do you want to know how much he earns? We bet you do. We will reveal you all the details about his net worth and his luxurious lifestyle. Stay tuned to Frostsnow!

NBA player John Salley's Basketball career

The 52-years-old John lived half his life playing several basketball championship games for different teams. He began playing for the Detroit Pistons of the 1986 NBA draft where he played for two Pistons NBA championship teams. Then he was traded to Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors in 1992.

The American former basketball player John Salley

The American former basketball player John Salley

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After that, he got signed by the Chicago Bulls and made the record-breaking 72-win season as well recorded victory in the NBA championship in 1995-96. He played along with Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Toni Kukoc from the Bulls.

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John then retired from professional basketball games, but his passion for basketball wasn't dead. After his retirement in 1992, he went to Greece and played for Panathinaikos team in the same year.


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He also played with the Los Angeles Lakers team in 1999 and then ultimately retired in 2000 following the first Lakers Championship season.



Sally proudly proclaimed his basketball life, saying he won four championship rings, with three different teams, in three different decades and two different millenniums. Surely it is a proud moment for him. Congrats man!

Post-Basketball Career of John Sally as a Film Actor and a TV Host

You people might recognize him as an actor from the movie Bad Boys, but you will be surprised to know his other works.

John's interest in the acting field first came out after he joined the professional basketball team, Detroit Pistons. During the off-season, he performed at comedy clubs. How did it all begin? John is a close friend with famous comedy actor Eddie Murphy, and they used to act together.

John Salley, an actor and tv host

John Salley, an Actor, and TV Host

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He featured in hit movies Bad Boys and Bad Boys II. He played the character of a geek computer hacker in the film. In another movie, Eddie, he played his original life role, a basketball player.

Not only that he made appearances in the music video 'Take You Out' by Luther Vandross and popular television series like Noah's Arc and ABC reality television series Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race.


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He was also part of celebrity judge's panel in the TBS Superstation show He's a Lady. He also became the host of the Fox Sports Network, NBC, and VH1.

Also Read: Eddie Murphy & girlfriend Paige Butcher welcome a daughter as they are rumored to get married soon

Some personal information of John along with his net worth

Sally promotes vegan life as he is a vegan himself. He leads a healthy lifestyle. Not only that but he also leads several health campaigns to let people achieve a healthy way of life. As a health coach, he continually promotes vegan life. He shares his vegan diet and recipes. Have a look at his Instagram posts.


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6 feet 1 inch tall John earned €300,000 after his team won Greek Basket League team. Here's the video of him sharing the recipe of Vegan dish.

From his basketball career to his acting and talk host career he earned $16 million net worth. He is evidently relishing a luxurious lifestyle and is living a happy life with his family, wife Natasha Duff who he married in 1993 and his three children.

John Salley a retired NBA player

John Salley a retired NBA player

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Congratulations to one of the successful man and a legendary NBA player, John Salley. We wish him all the very best for his future life and career.