Jannero Pargo is a professional basketball player in the United States with a net worth of $3.5 million and a salary of $2 million as of 2022. Jannero Pargo was born in Chicago, Illinois, and attended the University of Arkansas after graduating from Paul Robeson High School. In 2002, he was chosen into the NBA and spent one season with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Jannero Pargo Net Worth 2022
|Net Worth:||$3.5 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Oct 22, 1979 (42 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft (1.85 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Jannero Pargo Early Life
Jannero Pargo was born in Chicago, Illinois, on October 22nd, 1979. His ethnicity is African and his nationality is American.
Charlie Mae Pargo is his mother’s name, and Jannero Brown is his father’s name. Kizzy Pargo is his sister, while Jeremy Pargo is his brother.
In 1998, he graduated from high school in Chicago. He had a strong desire to play basketball since childhood and would dedicate all of his free time to the sport.
He graduated from the Paul Robeson High School in Chicago. Following that, he opted to pursue a basketball career and began playing for the ‘University of Arkansas’.
Jannero Pargo Career
Pargo was a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, and New Orleans Hornets in the NBA from 2002 to 2008. He gained notoriety with the Hornets during the 2008 playoffs by filling in for star Chris Paul. In 12 postseason games, he averaged 10.3 points and nailed clutch three-pointers in Game 7 of the Western Conference semi-finals against the Spurs.
Following the 2007–08 NBA season, Pargo accepted a one-year, $3.8 million contract with Dynamo Moscow of the Russian League. Pargo was bought out of his Russian team in January 2009 and joined Olympiacos of the Greek League. Olympiacos released him on May 5, 2009. In the Euroleague, he averaged 3.5 points and 1.4 assists per game.
Pargo signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on July 13, 2009, getting him back to the Bulls and the NBA for the second time.
He joined the New Orleans Hornets on September 24, 2010. However, due to his poor recovery from knee surgery, he was dismissed before the start of the regular season.
Pargo re-signed with the Bulls on March 20, 2011.
The Bulls released Pargo on December 16, 2011. Pargo joined the Atlanta Hawks on December 20, 2011.
Pargo joined the Washington Wizards on October 1, 2012. The Wizards waived Pargo on November 15, 2012, to make place for Shaun Livingston.
After injuries to Lou Williams and Devin Harris destroyed the Atlanta Hawks’ point guard depth, Pargo signed a 10-day deal with the team on January 21, 2013. He signed a second 10-day deal with the Hawks on February 2, 2013.
Pargo signed a 10-day deal with the Charlotte Bobcats on March 14, 2013. He signed a second 10-day deal with the Bobcats on March 24, 2013, and a contract for the rest of the season on April 3, 2013. He re-signed with the Bobcats on August 9, 2013. The Charlotte Bobcats have renamed the Hornets in April 2014.
Pargo re-signed with Charlotte Hornets on July 25, 2014, for a reported one-year, $1.45 million contract. On November 9, 2014, he made history by becoming the first modern-day player to play both for New Orleans Hornets and the Charlotte Hornets clubs. The Hornets waived him on February 4, 2015.
Jannero Pargo Height, Weight, Body Size
Jannero Pargo stands 6 feet tall and weighs 77 kilograms. His hair is dark brown, and his eyes are equally dark brown.
Jannero Pargo Personal Life
Jeremy, Pargo’s brother, is a professional basketball player as well. Pargo and his wife, Malaysia, had been married since 2009 and had filed for divorce in 2014.
Jannero Pargo Controversy
Due to his well-built player figure and physique, there were speculations that Page was gay at one point, which was supposed to be the cause of Page and his wife Malaysia’s divorce.