Steve Francis is an American former passionate basketball player. He had played the matches for the Houston Rockets, New York Knicks, and Orlando Magic. Steve Francis net worth is $ 40,000,000. Steve was born on the Feb 21, 1977, in Takoma Park, Maryland. The earning of the Steve Francis is measured to be $ 40 million USD in single year.
He sings pretty well, and sing a song “Finer Things”.
- Birth Name: Steven D’Shawn Francis
- Age: 44 years
- Birth date: Feb 21, 1977
- Height: 6 feet 3 inches
- Birth Sign: Pisces
Bio and Career life
Francis was raised by her mother and supported him to be a basketball performer. His mother died, in 1995, and he had decided to leave the profession for two years that time. He lived in Takoma Park, Maryland. He was also known as the Wink in his childhood. Now, he take his grandmother everywhere and point her as a parent.
Steve had joined the San Jacinto College of Texas, in 1996. After studying there for one year he left his education and he joined the Allegany College of Maryland, in 1997. He had participated in the basketball in the junior team of his college and beaten two teams in National Junior College Tournament.
Steve was sent for the 2nd season to the Maryland, in 1998. He had ranked the Terrapins to the top 5th position. Francis had scored 17 points as the opener in the match with the Western Carolina. He became famous in the Puerto Rico Shootout, by winning from two goals in BB&T classic. Terps was ranked at 2nd position.
Terrapins had ended the 2nd in the ACC. Francis was added to the All ACC team for the final tournament. Terrapins had also participated in the NCAA tour but he lost the game from the St. John’s by the sixteen goals. Francis led the Maryland team and they had won 28 matches but loss 6.
He had gain the 17 scores per game. His named was added to the second-team All-American and he won the award for the Naismith Player of the Year. In an interview, he had stated that he would came back to support Maryland team for the senior season. When he was the member of Terrapins, he meet with the Idan Ravin (a coaching of the basketball team).
Salary and Net Worth
Steve Francis had earned a lot from his basketball career. He had played the matches Houston Rockets (1999 to 2004), Orlando Magic (2004 to 2006), New York Knicks (2006 to 2007), Houston Rockets (2007 to 2008), and Beijing Ducks (2010). His earning from the matches added to his net worth: $ 40 million USD.
How is Steve’s Marriage Life?
Steve Francis married to the Shelby Francis, in 2006. The Duo is living the happy life with each other. They have 2 children named: Shailyn Francis, and Steven II Francis.
Awards and Nominations
He had won the 3× NBA All-Star (from 2002 to 2004), NBA Rookie of the Year (in 2000), NBA All-Rookie First Team (in 2000), Consensus second-team All-American (in 1999), and First-team All-ACC (in 1999).