Iman Shumpert is an American professional basketball player who is a free agent. Iman was selected by the New York Knicks with the 17th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. In 2016, he won an NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He has represented the New York Knicks, the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Sacramento Kings, the Houston Rockets, and the Brooklyn Nets as a shooting guard, in the National Basketball Association (NBA). In 2021, Iman won Season 30 of Dancing with the Stars with pro Daniella Karagach.
Iman Asante Shumpert
Professional Basketball Player
Birthday / Date of Birth
Iman Shumpert was born on the 26th of June 1990, in Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, United States.
He is currently 32 years old.
He is of African-American descent.
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.
- Father – Odis Shumpert
- Mother – L’Tanya Shumpert
- Siblings – Kasani Shumpert (Brother), Odis Jr. Shumpert (Brother), Ahrii Shumpert (Brother)
Girlfriends / Spouse
Iman Shumpert has dated –
- Teyana Taylor (2014-Present) – In January 2014, Iman had started dating singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, choreographer, and model Teyana Taylor. In November 2015, they got engaged 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).
- In feet – 6 feet 5 inches
- In centimeters – 196 cm
- In meters – 1.96 meters
- In Kilograms – 96 kg
- In Pounds – 121.5 lbs
He wears a size 13 (US) shoe.
Iman is famous for being an American professional basketball player who has won an NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Iman Shumpert Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Ryan Reynolds
- Favorite Actress – Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep
- Favorite Color – Blue, Black
- Favorite Singer – Cardi B
- Favorite Destination – Paris
Iman Shumpert Net worth
Shumpert has an estimated net worth of $30 million dollars as of 2022.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Iman Shumpert
- Iman wanted to be a music engineer and went to school for that.
- 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.
- Besides his career in basketball, he has also dabbled in rap music from time to time.
- During the 2012–13 NBA season, he had become a fan favorite for his high-top fade haircut.
- 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 October 2013, he had shaved the fade.
- McLaren is the best car he has ever owned.
- He loved science in school.
- He loves eating Honey Nut Cheerios and tacos.
- He doesn’t like to be tickled.
- Iman loves going to the shooting range.
- 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.
- On November 13, 2019, Shumpert signed with the Brooklyn Nets, who had a roster exemption created by the 25-game performance-enhancing substance (PED) suspension to Wilson Chandler.
- In September 2021, during season 30 of Dancing with the Stars, Iman was partnered with Daniella Karagach.
- In November 2021, the pair had also won the season which concluded.
- In August 2022, Iman was arrested at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport in Texas for possession of marijuana.