Steve Kerr
Steve Kerr (Image Source: Margot's Twitter)

If you are a basketball fan, then you must have heard about the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Golden State Warriors is a San Francisco-based American basketball team that competes in the NBA's Western Conference. The team has won one Basketball Association of America (BAA) championship title and six NBA championships. In this article, we will be talking about its head coach who has been leading the team in a national and international game since 2014.

Stephen Douglas Kerr aka Steve Kerr is a former American professional basketball player who is now a coach of the Golden State Warriors. He joined the team in 2014.  He has won nine NBA championships, including four as head coach of the Warriors and five as a player (three with the Chicago Bulls and two with the San Antonio Spurs).  

What Is The Age Of Steve Kerr?

Steve Kerr was born on September 27, 1965, in Beirut, Lebanon to his parents Malcolm H. Kerr (father) and Ann Zwicker Kerr (mother). He is 57 years old as of 2022. He belongs to the American nationality and is of Caucasian ethnicity. His sun sign is Libra. His father and mother used to work at the UCLA university where his father was a biochemist and his mother was a dean of women. He has three siblings-two brothers and one sister. His brother's names are John Kerr and Andrew Kerr while his sister’s name is Susan Kerr.

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He spent his childhood days with his family in Beirut. He attended Cairo American College in Egypt followed by American Community School in Beirut, Lebanon. After that, he moved to America to pursue further education. In Los Angeles, he attended Palisades High School, which is now called Palisades Charter High School, and graduated in 1983. He developed an interest in Basketball while he was a student at  Palisades Charter High School. 

Later on, he attended the University of Arizona. When Kerr was 18 years old and a first-year student at the University of Arizona in 1984, his father was killed by the militant group Islamic Jihad.  Islamic Jihad had targeted his father because he was the president of the American University of Beirut. Steve was deeply affected by the unexpected death of his adored father.

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When Did Steve Kerr start His Professional Career?

Initially, Steve Kerr started his professional career as a basketball player in 1988 when Phoenix Suns selected him in the second round of the 1988 NBA draft.  He was with the team for one year that is till 1989. He was then traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1989. He was there for three seasons from 1989 until 1992. Kerr joined the San Antonio Spurs in January 1999, and later that year he assisted the team in winning its first NBA championship. He earned his sixth NBA title in 2003. Following the 2003 NBA Finals, Kerr made his retirement announcement. He participated in 910 regular season games throughout his NBA career.

Steve Kerr is the head coach of Golden State Warriors

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As a player, Kerr won five NBA titles. After his retirement, he worked as a TV analyst for Turner Network Television (TNT). He was there till 2007 and in 2007 he joined Phoenix Suns as their general manager. Similarly, in 2014 Steve started his new career as the head coach of the Golden State Warriors. In his first year with the Golden State Warriors team, he helped the team win 67 games out of 82.  The Golden State Warriors appeared in the NBA Finals five times in a row during Coach Kerr's first five seasons winning the game in 2015, 2017, and 2018.

Who Is Steve Kerr's Wife?

The wife of Steve Kerr is Margot Kerr. The couple got married on September 15, 1990. Since then, they have been living together happily. According to the wiki, Steve Kerr and his partner Margot met each other for the first time while they were students at the University of Arizona. They met through Steve’s good friend named Bruce Fraser, who also set them up as a couple. As for their children, Steve and Margot are the parents of two sons and one daughter. Their son’s names are Nick Kerr (basketball player) and Matthew Kerr while their daughter’s name is Madeleine Kerr. The family is now living happily in San Francisco. 

Steve Kerr with his wife and children.

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What Is The Net Worth Of Steve Kerr?

The total net worth of Steve Kerr is estimated to be around $35 Million. As of 2022, he is one of the highest-paid coaches in the NBA. He earns a yearly salary of $9.5 Million through his contribution as the head coach of the Golden State Warriors. 

What Is The Height Of Steve Kerr?

Steve Kerr stands at the height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.91m tall. His body weight is around 80 kg. He has light brown hair and has pair of beautiful hazel-green eyes.

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