Phil Jackson Net Worth

Net Worth: $45 Million
  • Source of Wealth:

    Baseketball, NBA
  • Age:

  • Birth Place:

    Deer Lodge, Montana
  • Weight:

    220 lb (100 kg)
  • Marital Status:

    Divorced (June Jackson)
  • Full Name:

    Philip Douglas Jackson
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About Philip Douglas Jackson

Philip Douglas Jackson professionally known as Phil Jackson is a former American professional basketball coach and a player. In the history of NBA – National Basketball Association, Jackson is considered to be the greatest coach so far. He has a net worth of $45 million, which has been earned from his career as a coach and a player. Between 1989 and 1998, he was the head coach of Chicago Bulls. The team won six NBA titles. Between 2000 and 2010, Phil coached Los Angeles Lakers and helped them win five NBA titles.

As a coach Phil has won 11 NBA titles. He beat Red Auerbach who held the record of winning nine titles. Phil has won two championships as a player and has the highest winning percentage which is .704. Between 1970 and 1973, Jackson won as a player of the New York Knicks. Phil’s trademark style is the use of Tex Winter’s triangle offense. His coaching approach is highly influenced by the Eastern Philosophy. This made him earn the nickname “Zen Master”. It has been extremely successful as a strategy. Jackson considers the book “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” by Robert Pirsig as his guiding force.

Phil is an author as well. He has written a book called “Sacred Hoops”, which documents Native American spiritual practices. As an author, he has published several other books too. All his books talks about his team and the strategies to keep the team together and work as one. He was awarded the “Roughrider Award” by the state of North Dakota. Jackson has also been included into the “Basketball Hall of Fame”. He was included in 2007.

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Earnings 2014

Contract Mar. 2014
Five-year contract as president of the New York Knicks
Asset 2014
Value of his apartment in midtown New York

Earnings 2007

Contract 2007
Contract extention as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers
Salary 2007
Annual salary as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers
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