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Jason Kapono Biography

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Facts of Jason Kapono Biography

OccupationAmerican basketball player
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
ReligionChristian
SpouseAshley Cline (m. 2004)
EducationArtesia High School The university of California,
Place of birthLong Beach, California, United States

Jason Kapono is an American retired professional basketball player, who is widely recognized for leading the league in three-point field goal percentage in two consecutive seasons (the other being Kyle Korver).

 

Moreover, he has won the Three-Point Shootout twice, and the only defending champion to had won for two franchises. He is a happily married man and father of two daughters.

Jason Kapono Early Life & Education

Jason Alan Kapono was born on 4th February 1981, in Long Beach, California to  Joe and Joni Kapono. He is an American national and has Hawaiian and Portuguese ethnicity. Jason Alan Kapono has one sibling named Jillian.

Kapono studied at Artesia High School where he was honored with a McDonald’s All-American. Then, he went to attend the University of California, Los Angeles where he graduated with a degree in history.

Jason Kapono Basket Ball Career

Jason Kapono started playing basketball professionally after being chosen by Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2003 NBA draft. After his rookie seasons with the Cavaliers, he was chosen by Charlotte Bobcats in 2004. After converting a free agent, he contracted with Miami Heat and played for NBA championship which they obtained during 2005-2006 seasons.

[ CAPTION: Jason Kapono during Miami Heat ][ SOURCE: Pinterest ]

On 9th June 2009, he was purchased by Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Reggie Evans. He endorsed with Los Angeles Lakers after his deal expired with the 76ers on 9th December 2011.

On 15th March 2012, he was again purchased by the Cavaliers but soon freed from the team on 17 March. Later on 15th November 2012, Jason signed a contract with the Panathinaikos Athens which is famous for the Euro league and Greek League.

[ CAPTION: Jason Kapono during his time with Panathinaikos Athens ][ SOURCE: Pinterest ]

In March 2014, he dropped the Athens and resigned in May 2014. Later on 4th October 2014, he contracted with the Golden State Warriors but was shortly freed from the team on 24th October 2014.

[ CAPTION: Jason Kapono holding a trophy ][ SOURCE: Pinterest ]

Jason Kapono Married, Girlfriend, Dating, Wife, Affairs

Jason Kapono has currently reached 36 years old and his sensational style attracted a lot of peoples attention. His fans are very curious to know about his personal life whether he is married or dating someone.

Well, he is a happily married man. He married his long-term girlfriend Ashley Kapono on 28th August 2004, where only close friends and relatives attended their wedding. The couple met in the summer of 2000 and the two dated while Kapono was at UCLA.

[ CAPTION: Jason Kapono with his wife ][ SOURCE: Pinterest ]

His father-in-law and brother-in-law were football players. The couple has been blessed with two daughters and as of now, their relationship is going very well with no signs of separation.

Jason Kapono Net Worth, Salary, Income, Earning

Jason Kapono earns a good sum of money in his career. He has made huge achievement in career track which has paid him well financially. In 2014, his estimated salary has 1.223 million USD. He has won several matches and tournaments through which he receives a good sum of money. 

Moreover, Jason also receives a decent amount of money from several fashion lines and brands as an endorsement. Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is found out that Jason Kapono current estimated net worth is around $10 million.

Updated On Fri Sep 28 2018 Published On Thu Sep 21 2017 By rajan

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