|Iman Shumpert Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||June 26, 1990|
Iman Shumpert is an American professional basketball player who has represented the New York Knicks (2011-2015), the Cleveland Cavaliers (2015-2018), the Sacramento Kings (2018-2019), the Houston Rockets (2019), and the Brooklyn Nets (2019-2021), as a shooting guard, in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers squad that had won the NBA Championship in 2016. He was drafted 17th overall in the 1st round of the 2011 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks.
Iman Asante Shumpert
Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Fontana, San Bernardino County, California, United States
Iman had attended the Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School in Oak Park, Illinois. He had later studied at the Oak Park and River Forest High School, a public school in Oak Park, Illinois.
After his high school graduation in 2008, he had joined the Georgia Institute of Technology, a public research university, and institute of technology in Atlanta, Georgia. He had represented the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men’s basketball team there until March 2011 when he had declared for the NBA Draft, forgoing his final year of college eligibility.
Professional Basketball Player
- Father – Odis Shumpert (Insurance Broker)
- Mother – L’Tanya Shumpert (Adjunct Professor of Art and Design at Columbia College in Chicago)
- Siblings – Kasani Shumpert (Brother), Odis Jr. Shumpert (Brother), Ahrii Shumpert (Brother)
- Others – Nikki Taylor (Mother-in-Law), Tito Smith (Father-in-Law)
- 21 – New York Knicks
- 4 – Cleveland Cavaliers
- 9 – Sacramento Kings
- 1 – Houston Rockets
- 10, 21 – Brooklyn Nets
Iman Shumpert’s net worth had been $30 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm
96 kg or 211.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Iman has dated –
- Stephanie Woods
- Rosee Divine (2011)
- Elle Varner (2012-2013)
- Teyana Taylor (2014-Present) – Iman had started dating singer,-songwriter, actress, dancer, choreographer, and model Teyana Taylor in January 2014. They got engaged in November 2015 and got married on October 1, 2016. They have 2 daughters together named Iman Tayla Shumpert, Jr. (b. December 16, 2015) and Rue Rose Shumpert (b. September 6, 2020).
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American descent.
- Toned physique
- Sports a thick beard
- Has both his hands and entire upper torso covered in tattoos
Iman Shumpert Favorite Things
- Cartoon – Johnny Bravo
- Drinks – Ginger beer, PureLeaf lemon tea
Source – Us Magazine
Iman Shumpert Facts
- In 8th grade, Iman was teammates with fellow future NBA player Evan Turner in the basketball team at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School.
- At Oak Park and River Forest High School, he was a first-team all-state player and was one of the country’s top 30 seniors. He had helped the school win 3 conference titles and was named the conference ‘MVP’ in both his junior and senior. years.
- During the 2012–13 NBA season, he had become a fan favorite for his high-top fade haircut. He had shaved the fade in October 2013.
- Besides his career in basketball, he has also dabbled in rap music from time to time. In 2012, he had released a song for his NBA team that was titled Knicks Anthem as well as a mixtape titled Th3 #Post90s. In 2013, he had released a song titled Dear Kendrick in response to rapper Kendrick Lamar‘s verse in the song Control. He had also released an EP titled Substance Abuse in 2018.
- In September 2021, during season 30 of Dancing with the Stars, Iman was partnered with Daniella Karagach. The pair had also won the season which concluded in November 2021.
- He loves eating Honey Nut Cheerios and tacos.
- Iman started loving music after listening to “You Know How We Do It” by Ice Cube.
- Iman writes poetry.
- He wanted to be a music engineer and went to school for that.
- He doesn’t like to be tickled.
- Iman loves going to the shooting range.
- Before going for the game, he generally listens to his wife Teyana Taylor’s VII album in order to manage his excitement levels because he feels as if she is directly speaking to him.
- McLaren is the best car he has ever owned.
- He loved science in school.
- In August 2022, Iman was arrested at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport in Texas for possession of marijuana.
Featured Image by Iman Shumpert / Instagram