Jason Kapono Biography

Jason Kapono Kapono
( 1981 - )
September 21, 2017
First published on:September 21, 2017

Facts of Jason Kapono Biography

Date of Birth: 1981 February 4
Age:37 years old
occupationAmerican basketball player
body_measurement
networth
ethnicityWhite
nationalityAmerican
religionChristian
spouse Ashley Cline (m. 2004)
educationArtesia High School The university of California,
place_of_birthLong Beach, California, United States
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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 February 4, 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 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 2005-06 seasons.

Jason Kapono during Miami Heat
Source: NBA

On 9 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 9 December 2011. On 15 March 2012, he was again purchased by the Cavaliers but soon freed from the team on 17 March. Later on 15 November 2012, Jason signed a contract with the Panathinaikos Athens which is famous for the Euro league and Greek League.

Jason Kapono during his time with Panathinaikos Athens
Source: Turkish Airlines EuroLeague

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

Jason Kapono holding a trophy
Source: Pinterest

Jason Kapono Personal Life

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 28 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.

Jason Kapono with his wife
Source: Albano blog

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

Jason Kapono's achievement in career track has paid him well financially. In 2014, his estimated salary has 1.223 million USD. His net worth varies depending on the source so for now, we can say that his net worth has increased significantly.

September 21, 2017
First published on:September 21, 2017
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