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Iman Shumpert is a former professional basketball player. Iman Shumpert was selected by the New York Knicks with the overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. Likewise, in 2016, Iman won an NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Early life

Iman Shumpert was born on 26th June 1990, in Berwyn, Illinois, USA. His birth name is Iman Asante Shumpert. As of now, Iman is 31 years old and he holds African-American ethnicity. Likewise, he belongs to American nationality and follows Christianity. His father’s name is Odis Shumpert, and he was an insurance broker. While his mother’s name is L’Tanya, she worked as an art and design professor at Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois.  Moreover, he has three brothers, Kasani Shumpert, Odis Jr. Shumpert, and Ahril Shumpert.

Talking about his academic qualifications, Iman studied at the Oak Park and River Forest High School. In high school, he played on the same basketball team as Evan Turner. He also displayed a passion for Spoken Word Poetry. Further, he joined Georgia Tech in 2008 and graduated in the year 2011.

Career

In February 2012, Iman Shumpert started his NBA career with the New York Knicks but in 2012 April, he suffered a number of knee injuries early on and missed the rest of the first season. Thus, Iman came 5th in the 2012 NBA Rookie of the Year voting with a total of 33 votes. In 2013, he was allowed to participate in team practice. On January 17, he played against Detroit Pistons in London as the first season’s first debut. Sadly, on 12th January 2014, Shumpert dislocated his left shoulder and was ruled out of the team for 3 weeks.

Likewise, on 25 January 2015, he was traded by Cleveland Cavaliers. He signed a four-year contract with $40 million with the Cavaliers on 9th July 2015. And, he helped the Cavaliers to reach the NBA finals. Despite a knee injury, he helped the Cavaliers reach the NBA Finals once again after reaching it last season in 2016. Despite the Cavaliers going down 3-1 in the series following a Game 4 loss, Iman and his team won the series in the seven games and became the first team in NBA history to win the championship after being down 3-1.

In 2017, the basketball player led the team to the NBA finals for the third straight season but he lost the finals to the Golden State Warriors. Later in 2018, Iman signed with Sacramento Kings and has recently played for them. Moreover, he played more than 385 games in his entire basketball career. And, in 2008, he was in the McDonald’s All-American, and in ACC All-Freshman Team in 2009. Along with this, he is interested in rap music. Also, in 2012, he released his first song ‘Knicks Anthem’.

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Caption: Iman Shumpert performing on the stage (Source: Instagram))

Net worth

As for his income, Iman has been earning an impressive amount of money all over his professional career. His estimated overall net worth is around $20 million as of 2022. On 9th July 2014, he signed a four-year, $40 million contract with the Cleveland Cavalier.  Likewise, his wife, Teyana has a net worth of around $6 million.

Relationship Status

Talking about the marital relationship status of Iman Shumpert, he is a married man. He tied the knot with Teyana Taylor on October 1, 2016. Likewise, Teyana is an American actress and dancer. Thus, Teyana gave birth to Junie Shumpert on December 16, 2015, and Rue Shumpert on September 6, 2020. They both are an inspiration to the black Americans that if they have the talent and are willing to work hard, they will definitely succeed in life.

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Caption: Iman Shumpert with his wife and two daughters (Source: Instagram)

Body measurement and Social Media

Regarding his physical statistics, Iman Shumpert has a height of 6 feet 5 inches or 1.96m tall. While he weighs around 198kg or 215 lbs. Other body measurements such as waist size, shoe size, dress size, etc are not revealed in public. Moreover, this personality has a pair of black eyes and black-colored hair.

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Caption: Iman Shumpert posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

When it comes to his social media presence, Iman is very active on social media. His Instagram account @imanshumpert has 2.3 million followers. While his Facebook account has 1.3 million followers. Whereas, his Twitter account @imanshumpert has more than 665k followers.

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