Quick Facts of Jannero Pargo
- Full NameJannero Pargo
- Date of Birth22 October, 1979
- Marital Status Divorced
- BirthplaceChicago, IL
- Ethnicity Afro-American
- ProfessionBasketball coach and Former Basketball player
- Nationality American
- Eye colour Black
- Hair colour Black
- SpouseJannero Pargo (2006-2014)
- Height6 feet 1 inch
- Weight77 kg
- EducationPaul Robeson High School
- Online PresenceInstagram
- Horoscope Libra
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Jannero Pargo is not an unknown name to the basket lovers. He is an American professional basketball coach and former player. Currently, he is working as an assistant coach for the Windy City Bulls of the NBA G League.
Furthermore, he has a bright basketball career, as he has played for many successful teams such as L.A Lakers, Chicago Bulls, New Orleans, Washington Wizards and more.
Childhood and Early Life Of Jannero Pargo
Jannero Pargo was born on 22nd October 1979, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He was born under the birth sign Libra. Jannero is an American by nationality belonging to the Afro-American ethnicity. He has a brother named Jeremy Pargo who is also a professional basketball player.
From his early age, he was interested in basketball. He used to seek a chance to play the same and continued his interest to make it his professional career. Regarding his educational qualifications, he attended Paul Robeson High School which is in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from the high school in 1998. Later, he shifted to the University of Arkansas in 2000, where he played collegiately.
After completing his graduation he decided to pursue his career in basketball because of which he worked hard and played in the NBA for the Los Angeles Lakers. Till 2004, he played for Lakers and altogether he played 47 games for the team. After he joined Chicago Bulls from 2003, his career goes to peak. His career began to shine when he was sent off the bench to replace fellow Chris Paul.
In the 2007-2008 NBA Season, the Russian League team Dynamo Moscow gave a one-year offer to Jannero Pargo with a $3.8 million contract. On 13th July 2009, he signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bulls. Currently, he is serving as an assistant for Windy City Bulls of the NBA G League.
Net Worth: How Much Jannero Pargo Earns?
Jannero Pargo’s dedication, hard work towards his basketball career has paid off well. Judging from his long list of teams he has been with we can assure that his net worth must be more than a million.
As per the various sources, his estimated net worth is $4.5 million and has a salary of $2 million. Furthermore, he resides in a lavish mansion valued at $2.25 million. He earned in millions from his successful playing career.
Is Jannero Pargo Married? Know His Wife And Children
Talking about Pargo’s personal life, he is a single as of 2019. Prior to that, he was married to Laquisha better known as Malaysia in 2006. Pargo lived in Riverwoods, Illinois with his wife, Malaysia, till 2012. Jannero with his ex-wife Laquisha were in a marital relationship for eight years.
Together they have three children. They welcomed their first child a son named, Jannero Pargo Jr. and after four years they welcomed twins whose identity is not revealed in public. However, due to some conflict, their marriage came to an end. In 2014, the duo filed for divorce.
Various sources reported that the main cause of the couple’s separation was because of an affair of Malaysia with Diddy’s former rapper turned pastor Mase. Additionally, in 2014, it was admitted that Malaysia is already Mase’s girlfriend.
After their divorce, Pargo’s former wife sought after taking sole legal and physical custody of their children with only visitation rights to Jannero. Due to which Pargo paid a total of $7500 each month for spousal support and $15380 each month for child support.
Further, he also gave $25000 as his ex-wife’s attorney’s fee.
Jannero Pargo’s Body Measurements (Height, Weight)
The professional basketball player Jannero stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.83 m) tall with the body weight of 77 kg (170 lb). He has black hair color and his eye color is also black. His body measurements which include biceps, chest are unavailable.