Jerome Whitehead was a professional basketball player who played Center / Power forward as number 33, 40, 54, 52, 6. Whitehead’s weight was 220 pounds. Whitehead died on December 20, 2012, in El Cajon, California. Whitehead was born on September 30, 1956, in Waukegan, Illinois. Whitehead’s height was 6 ft 10 in. This article takes a deep dive into Jerome Whitehead’s net worth.
In high school, Jerome Whitehead played basketball for Waukegan High School (Waukegan, Illinois). Whitehead played basketball in college with, Riverside City College (1974-1975), and Marquette Golden Eagles men’s basketball (1975-1978) and started playing professionally in 1978. In the 1978 draft, Whitehead was chosen number 41 in round 2 by the Buffalo Braves. Whitehead left the game of basketball in 1989.
Whitehead played for the San Diego Clippers during 1978-1979- as well as the Utah Jazz in 1979. Later, Whitehead played for the Dallas Mavericks throughout 1980-, the Cleveland Cavaliers over 1980-, the San Diego Clippers during 1980 1983, and the Golden State Warriors during 1984-1988-. Some of the highlights of Jerome Whitehead’s career included: List of NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball champions, and Third-team NCAA Men’s Basketball All-Americans – National Association of Basketball Coaches.
Whitehead set a career record of 4,423 (6.5 ppg) points, 3,268 (4.8 rpg) rebounds, and 374 (0.6 apg) assists.
Basketball yearly earnings range between a couple thousand dollars and tens of millions of dollars per year, depending on a number of considerations. Although typical NBA players make a salary of almost $2 million, some with D-league crossover contracts earn as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is approximately $100 million, although as of today nobody brings in anywhere near that amount. The top players earn nearly $35 million. Outside of the NBA, annual payments can be as low as $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
So what was basketball player Jerome Whitehead’s net worth at the time of death? Whitehead earned a career high salary of around $400,000 in ’89. Our estimate for Jerome Whitehead’s net worth at death is:
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