Player Profile

Jeff Green

Jeff Green

Denver Nuggets Small forward / Power forward

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :August 28, 1986
Height :6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight :235 lb (107 kg)

Jeff Green: A Brief Biography

Jeffrey Lynn Green was born on August 28, 1986, in Cheverly, Maryland, to Jeffrey Green Sr. and Felicia Akingube.

Thanks to his father’s support and perseverance, Green picked up basketball at a young age and became quite good at it. Additionally, his older brother was a high school All-League Guard.

Green and his father frequently played the game together when they weren’t with their mothers and stepfathers.

By the time Jeff Green entered high school, he had already established a reputation for himself. He attended Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, Maryland, and took part in a number of esteemed college programs there.

In 2004, Green’s high school won the state basketball title before he accepted a scholarship to Georgetown University for his senior year.

Height of Jeff Green, Weight, and Body Stats

Jeff Green is 107 kilograms and has a height of 6 feet 8 inches. He has dark brown eyes and black hair in a similar way.

Because he is athletic, shoots well, and can finish off the dribble if defenders get too close, Jeff is able to play small ball. The Nuggets’ bench was in dire need of Green’s brand of play.

How much does Jeff Green Earn? Net Worth

Sources claim that Green has a net worth of $20 million. The majority of his net worth is made up of his salary and various endorsement deals.

According to Spotrac, the athlete agreed to a two-year, $9 million deal with the Denver Nuggets, with a $9 million guarantee and an annual average salary of $4,500,000.

His base pay in 2021–22 will be $4,500,000, with a $4,500,000 cap hit and a $4,500,000 dead cap value.

He has also made $75,564,856 over the course of 11 NBA seasons. He committed to the Jazz for 2019 under a one-year, $2.5 million contract, but was later released and is now a free agent.

Green previously agreed to a one-year, $2,393,887 deal with the Washington Wizards in 2018–19. This deal included a base salary of $2,393,887, a cap hit of $1,512,601, and $1,512,601 in dead cap value. He made $15 million annually in 2016.

Green receives millions of dollars a year in endorsement payments. He frequently promotes JBL, a producer of audio equipment, on his Instagram. As a brand ambassador, he also represents Hyperice and Jordan Jumpman.

He is known to be a fan of the Sneakers brand of footwear and owns a fleet of expensive vehicles, including the well-known Mercedes Benz, which is thought to have cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Jeff Green plays for Denver Nuggets (NorthwestNBA Team)

College Career

Craig Esherick, a college career coach, attracted Green to Georgetown University in 2003. Esherick was fired and replaced by John Thompson III before Green arrived on campus.

Two of Esherick’s top recruits, center Roy Hibbert and guard Draymond Green were crucial to Thompson’s success in the future.

In 2007, Jeff won the Big East Player of the Year award. He and Hibbert received a unanimous vote for the All-Big East First Team.

He earned the title of Most Outstanding Player of the 2007 Big East Tournament following performances of 30 points against Notre Dame in the semifinals and 21 points against Pittsburgh in the championship, which helped the Hoyas win their first Big East championship since 1989.

Professional Career

Only 18 players in NBA history have played for at least ten different teams, and Green is one of them. One of his seven postseason teams, the Nuggets, is where he is currently competing.

On one of the most talented teams in NBA history, Jeff has carved out a spot for himself, averaging 11 points, 3.9 rebounds, and the occasional highlight-reel dunk.

However, even in a league where players are moving around more than ever, Green’s career path has been unusual.

Despite his success, Green has not received long-term contracts; since the 2014–15 season, he has played for seven of his ten teams.

His last five contracts, with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Brooklyn Nets, Houston Rockets, Utah Jazz, and Washington Wizards, were all for a maximum of one year. One of them was a 10-day contract with the Rockets.

For a person making his salary, Green has consistently scored in the double digits and performed better than expected.

He helped the Cleveland Cavaliers advance to the championship round with 19 points and 8 rebounds in Game 7 of the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals between the Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics.

NBA Trophies & Titles

  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2008)
  • Third-team All-American – AP, NJeff Green (2007)
  • Big East Player of the Year (2007)
  • Second-team All-Big East (2006)
  • Big East Tournament MVP (2007)
  • Big East Rookie of the Year (2005)

Personal Life

Jeff Green and Stephanie Hurtado exchanged vows after dating for a while.

Stephanie Hurtado was born in Miami, Florida, on September 17, 1990, and she received her degree from Florida International University in 2015. Through shared friends, the couple happened to meet in a Miami club.

It was said that Jeff and Stephanie really hit it off that night, and when they parted ways, they traded phone numbers.

The two started talking on the phone and exchanging texts for three months before they next met. By this time, both parties had been involved with each other continuously, sparking a love story that culminated in them starting a family.

After dating for a while, Green took his significant other to Greece in the summer of 2016. She happily consented when Green next asked for her hand in marriage.

After giving birth to a daughter named Sofia Jade in February of the following year, on August 9, 2017, the couple got married at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami.