Jose Calderon Biography
Jose Calderon is a Spanish professional basketball player who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA as a power forward. He plays alongside renowned basketball player such as Lebron James, J.R. Smith, Kevin Love, Kyle Korver, and so on.
Prior to that, he played with several basketball teams including Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, Dallas Mavericks and so on. The 36 years old basketball player, Jose Calderon is married to his longtime dated girlfriend, Ana Hurtado. The husband and wife are blessed with a son, Manuel Calderon.
Jose Calderon Early Life and Early Career
José Manuel Calderón Borrallo was born on 28th September 1981, in Villanueva de la Sarena, Spain, to Sr. Jose Calderon, father, and Lola Borrallo, mother. His father used to play basketball in his hometown, Doncel La Serena. Besides, he is the one who introduced basketball to Jose and also accompanied Jose to his games and practices.
Jose Calderon started playing basketball for his hometown team, Villanueva. At that time, he led his team to the Junior Team Championship title for which he received a proposal to play with a professional basketball team. Jose Calderon’s professional career began in his native country with Tau Ceramica from 1998 until 2005.
Jose Calderon Professional Basketball Career
The 6 feet 3 inch tall, Star basketball made his professional basketball career debut with the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the beginning, he struggled with his shooting but at the end of 2005-2006 seasons he ended up playing 64 games averaging 5.5 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 4.5 assists.
Youtube: Jose Calderon’s Raptors highlight;
Calderon played with Toronto Raptors for almost eight seasons and was traded to Detroit in 2013. In the same year, he left Raptors and signed with Dallas Mavericks under a four-year contract of $28 million.
However, a month later after signing with Dallas, he was traded to the New York Knicks, LA Lakers subsequently. In July 2017, he signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers and thenceforth, he has been playing with its team.
Youtube: Jose Calderon scored 16 points against LA Lakers
Apart from the basketball league, Calderon has also established himself in the International basketball tournaments. He internationally represents Spain National team. As of now, he has led his national team to the Fiba World Cup Gold Medal, 2011 Lithuania Gold Medal, 2012 London Silver Medal and so on.
Jose Calderon Married, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Handsome and Hardworking, Jose Calderon married his long-time dated girlfriend, Ana Hurtado in 2003. The husband and wife welcomed their first child on 23rd May 2010, Manuel Calderon.
The couple has been living together for approximately fifteen years and till date, they share a happy life. Besides, the couple was involved in the development of children and youth in the most undeveloped areas of the world.
Moreover, the pair has also maintained their relationship very strong. Apart from their relationship, none of them have engaged in a love affair and neither there are any rumors of the couple bruited in the media.
Instagram: Jose at his brother’s wedding, Brother and his wife;
Recently, Jose attended his brother’s wedding and uploaded a picture of their wedding ceremony on Instagram. He captioned it, ‘A very special day with my brother on the day of his wedding with Clara.’
Jose Calderon Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary
Jose Calderon makes a tremendous sum of money from his basketball professions. He has played several matches and tournaments through which Jose receives a good amount of money as salary. Moreover, Jose also receives a decent amount of money from several fashion lines and brands as an endorsement.
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Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is found out that Jose Calderon current estimated net worth is $25 million but analyzing his past works, he appears to have more sum than that.