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How Much Is Jason Collins's Net Worth? Know in Detail About His Salary, Career, & Awards

Shree Krishna Fri Nov, 2018
How Much Is Jason Collins's Net Worth? Know in Detail About His Salary, Career, & Awards

Jason Paul Collins, 39-year old American retired basketball player, shocked his fans after he publically came out as a gay in 2014. Jason is the first publicly gay athlete to play in any of four major North American pro sports league. The retired professional basketball player played 13 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Drafted in the 2001 NBA draft by Huston Rockets, Jason lastly stepped on the field with Brooklyn Nets. Over the years of professional career, Jason has also amassed a huge net worth for himself. 

Get to know about his net worth, income, and career.

Gay Athlete' Jason Collins' Net Worth in 2018

Born on December 2, 1978, Jason retired as a professional NBA player in 2014, after 13 seasons on the field. Jason has played for teams including New Jersey Nets, Memphis Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Washington Wizards, and Brooklyn Nets.

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#tbt When I was a young fella with the greatest ever to play the game. #Jordan #MJ #FlightSchool

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Following his retirement in 2014, Jason still enjoys a net worth of $16 million, attributed to his successful NBA career. Jason's current professional portfolio hasn't been released. 

Drafted by Houston Rockets in the 2001 NBA draft, Jason signed with New Jersey Jets the same season. For the 2011-02, Jason had his earnings at $1,067,400. He played with the Jets for seven seasons. Jason then joined Minnesota Timberwolves that was followed by Atlanta Hawks, Wahington Wizards and Brooklyn Nets.

Salary & Awards

Here is the list of his income from his respective teams during his 13 years at NBA. 

 Season   Team   Salary
 2001-02  New Jersey Jets  $1,067,400
 2002-03  New Jersey Jets  $1,147,440
 2003-04  New Jersey Jets  $1,227,480
 2004-05  New Jersey Jets  $1,887,864
 2005-06  New Jersey Jets  $5,500,000
 2006-07  New Jersey Jets  $5,800,000
 2007-08  New Jersey Jets  $6,100,000
 2008-09  Minnesota Timberwolves  $6,200,000
 2009-10  Atlanta Hawks  $1,181,803
 2010-11  Atlanta Hawks  $1,352,181
 2011-12  Atlanta Hawks  $1,352,181
 2012-13  Washington Wizards  $1,352,181
 2013-14  Brooklyn Nets  $436,316

On November 19, 2014, Jason announed his retirement from professional basketball. Few months prior to his retirement, in April, Time Magazine featured Jason in the cover of 100 Most Influential People in the World. 

Over his 13 years at NBA, Jason was one-time third-team All-American-NABC (2001). The same year his was honored with the Pete Newell Big Man Award and was introduced to the First team All-Pac-10.

After 13 years of professional career, Jason currently seems to enjoy his retirement. He is often seen flaunting his daily life on his social platforms.

Jason Collins: Life After Retirement

First, you earn and then you spend. For someone like Jason who has earned millions, there's a lot for him to spend as well. One might assume, Jason enjoys his life in a million dollar worth mansion, his time vacationing, buying expensive gadgets. 

 
 
 
 
 
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If you’re looking for a magical place in Cancún... you have to visit @nizucresort! #AnniversaryTrip

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However, there aren't any records of such things. Even, Jason's residence hasn't been revealed. Looking at this Instagram, it came to us; Jason enjoys his time with friends, connecting with peoples. 

 
 
 
 
 
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#peaceful #laborday #relax #enjoy

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Maybe he isn't spending his millions on expensive purchases, but he sure is enjoying his time out of the court. 

 

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