John Salley is not new name in NBA history. He is the player who is able to sustain his career as both player and talk show host. Born in Brooklyn, he is also named as professional basketball player of the US before retirement. Although he is retired already, he currently works as TV host for different programs.
The man who started journey as player and ended up as TV personality gives idea of how much he earns. Obviously it will be higher that of others. Therefore, in this column today, we will be discussing about John Salley’s net worth and salary along with his income sources and career.
John Salley’s Career as Basketball Player
John Thomas Salley, 52, began his career as Basketball player from the year 1986, when he participated NBA draft from Detroit Pistons. After playing two championship, he was traded to Toronto Raptors in the year 1992.
Later, he was offered to be on Chicago Bulls team where he made world record of 72-wins. In Chicago Bulls, his playing mates were Michael Jordan, Toni Kukoc and Scottie Pippen. He played for Panathinaikos after retiring from playing NBA in the year 1992.
John Salley’s Career as Actor and TV Personality
If you have watched Bad Boys, I would ask you to watch it again; coz the man in the house is John. He used to work for comedy clubs, but how did he ended up in acting for the movie? Its because he had friend, Eddie Murphy on same industry.
For the movies Bad Boys and its second part, he portrayed the role of computer geek. And for the movie named Eddie, he portrayed himself as basketball player. His career stepped into music video too. He worked for ‘Take You Out.’ The TV series and sitcoms he worked for are Noah’s Arc, Fast Cars and Superstars, He’s a Lady and more.
John Salley’s Net Worth and Salary
Salley is vegan which keeps him healthy. Much of his earnings goes to health campaigns that he organizes and he earns from being health coach. Here you can see in his instagram post how he loves vegan food.
Talking about his income sources and salary, from the Greek Basket League, he was able to earn around €300,000. Solely from his basketball career, he is able to increase his net worth two times fold. When his net worth from Talk Host and Basketball combined, we estimate his net worth to be $16 million as of 2017.
Most of his net worth goes into health campaigns and for luxurious items. With his earnings, he is living blissfully with his wife Natasha Duff and children.