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Phil Jackson Biography

Phil Jackson

Facts of Phil Jackson

Date of Birth: 1945 , September-17
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 8 Inch
Name Duane Chapman
Father Wesley Chapman
Mother Barbrara Chapman
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Denver, Colorado
Ethnicity White
Profession Bounty hunter
Working For Rabbit Hole, Whiplash, The Awkward Moment, The Divergent Series: Allegiant
Net Worth N/A
Famous for Rabbit Hole, Whiplash, The Awkward Moment, The Divergent Series: Allegiant
Affair with Keleigh Sperry
Girlfriend Keleigh Sperry
Awards CinemaCon Award and Teen Choice Award
Movies Rabbit Hole, Whiplash, The Awkward Moment, The Divergent Series: Allegiant
TV Show Dog the Bounty Hunter
Sisters two
Siblings two
Birth Name Duane Lee Chapman
Religion Christian
Body Measurements 36-24-36
Shoe Size 9.5 (US)
Weight in KG 82 KG
Married Yes
Married to Beth Smith (m. 2006)
Children Leland Chapman, Lyssa Chapman
Divorce Tawny Marie
Education elementary school
Nick Name "Dog"
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dyed Brown

Quick Timeline of Phil Jackson

1945 Born in Deer Lodge Montana
1967 played for NBA
1996 won Coach of the Year Awards
1967 Jackson married Maxine
2017 Total Net worth

Detail Timeline of Phil Jackson

September 17 , 1945

Born in Deer Lodge Montana

Phil was born in Deer Lodge Montana in 1945 to father Charles and Mother Elisabeth Funk Jackson. His parents were Assembly members of God minister. Phil Jackson was raised by his parents together with two brothers and a half sister in a remote area of Montana where dancing and television is not allowed.

1967

played for NBA

In 1967, Jackson joined in the second round by the New York Knicks while he was good athlete. Jackson proved himself as the fan favorite and one of the leading player although he played for little time. During New York 1969-70 championship season Jackson was unable to play because of spinal fusion surgery.

1996

won Coach of the Year Awards

Jackson is the winner NBA Coach of the Year Award in 1996 and in the same year Phil was named as the ten greatest NBA coaches of all the time. At that time he served for seven years and he coached 574 games and won 414.

1967

Jackson married Maxine

Jackosn was in long-term love affair with his first girlfriend and married his first wife Maxine in 1967 and divorced in 1972. Following he married second wife June in 1974 and this marriage also ended in divorce.

2017

Total Net worth

As a coach and basketball Jackson has featured in the various team from which he collects a big chunk of money. As of 2017, his estimated net worth is $70 million through which he finances his living and lives a celebrity life.   

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Jackson started his career as basket ball player from his college life. He was the member of the "Sigma Alpha Eplison Fraternity" where he played in the NCAA division 2 tournament.

In 1967, Jackson joined in the second round by the New York Knicks while he was good athlet3. Jackson proved himself as the fan favorite and one of the leading player although he played for a short time. During New York 1969-70 championship season Jackson was unable to play because of spinal fusion surgery. 

Jackson also served as a coach for the various team including New Jersy (1978-1981), Albany Patroons (1982-1987), Chicago Bulls as Assistant(1987-1989), and as a coach (1989-2004), and Los Angeles Lakers (2005-2011).

Phil is the winner of the Award "NBA Coach of the Year" in 1996 and in the same year Phil was named ten greatest NBA coaches of all the time. At the time, he served for seven years and he coached 574 games and won 414.

Jackosn is active on social networking, Twitter and he has 915K followers. He often posts pictures on his social networking profiles.
 
Looking at his personal life, Jackosn married his first wife Maxine in 1967 and divorced in 1972. Following he married second wife June in 1974, sadly his second relationship eslo ended in divorce.

Later he dated Jeanie Buss, the daughter of Lakers owners Jerry Buss whom he met in 1999. the couple announced their engagement in 2013 and they married on December 27, 2016. Jackson has five children they are Brooke, Chelsea, Elizabeth, Ben, and Charlie.

As a baskebal coach Jackson has served in the various teams from which he collects a big chunk of salary. As of 2017, his estimated net worth is $70 million through which he finances his living and lives a celebrity life.