Jonathon Simmons is an American professional basketball player who has played for the San Antonio Spurs, the Orlando Magic, and the Phoenix Suns. In addition, he has also played for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
Simmons played for the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2016-2017 seasons and became an unrestricted free agent. Besides, He was a four-year starter and led the team in scoring his final two seasons. Simmons scored 20 points in his debut game and 20 points or more in 10 of 17 appearances with the San Antonio Spurs.
Now, let’s know more about Jonathon Simmon’s early life, his NBA basketball career, net worth, relationship status, and active social media accounts.
|Full Name||Jonathon Simmons|
|Date Of Birth||September 14, 1989|
|Birth Place||Houston, Texas|
|Parent(s)||Michael Sean (Father) and LaTonya Simmons (Mother)|
|Age||31 years old|
|Height||6 ft 6 in|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg).|
|Children||Brielle, Jordynn, Jaeda, and Journey|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Jonathon Simmons Early Life
Jonathan Simmons was born on September 14, 1989, in Houston, Texas. He is the son of Michael Sean (Father) and LaTonya Simmons (Mother). He grew up with his sister (Joi Simmons) and a younger brother.
The basketball player’s height is 6 ft 6 in and weight around 195 lb (88 kg).
Jonathan went to the M.B Smiley High school of Houston where he started practicing his basketball. He was the most valuable and honorable player as a senior for his high school.
After graduating from high school, he joins the Paris Junior college on where he spent most of the freshman season playing basketball. His skills are even better and in college and earned tons of conference honors.
Later on, Jonathon transferred to Midland College for his sophomore season where he was selected for all-region and conference.
As a junior basketball player in the college at Houston, Simmons, later on, decided to go for the senior season in the NBA draft.
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Jonathon Simmons Age
Jonathon Simmons is currently 31 years old. He will soon turn into 32 incoming September 14.
Jonathon Simmons Career
Jonathon Simmons’s senior career started when he went for the NBA draft. He receives multiple pre-selected with lots of NBA teams but he wasn’t selected for the 2012 NBA. However, he was drafted for the inaugural American Basketball League (ABL) for the first round. It was the Sugar Land Legends in 2013 on where he scored 36.5 points on 16 games.
Despite being undrafted by NBA, Jonathon later signed with the Austin Toros/Spurs of the NBA Development League from (2013-2015). He improves his basketball skills and scores good points against the Bakersfield Jam. However, he faced lots of obstacles during his time in Austin and also has to visit the court. But he still manages to score an average point in the game and become the NBA-D League All-Defensive third team.
Besides, Simmons first broke into the NBA in 2013 when he signed a 10-day contract with the San Antonio Spurs. In the summer of 2015, he signed a contract with the Orlando Magic and played with them until many injuries to the team caused him to miss the playoffs. He has signed a 2-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs and played two seasons with them to gain valuable experience. Critics say that Simmons’s play is not up to par with other players in his position, but Simmons has proved to be a solid scorer.
In 2016, Simmons signed a contract with the Spurs for the rest of the season. Simmons played for the Spurs during the playoffs averaging 5 points and 0 rebounds. In June 2017, Simmons signed a contract with the Orlando Magic for the 2017-2018 seasons. However, in October 2017, Simmons was traded to the Phoenix Suns.
Later in 2020, Jonathon was again acquired by the Santa Cruz Warrior in exchange for Antonius Cleveland and Jared Cunningham for the 2020 NBA G League draft. But he bears the loss against the Salt Lake city stars.
Now, Simmons joining the Liaoning Flying Leopards team in late 1 December which will be held in China.
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Jonathon Simmons Relationship
Jonathon Simmons is happily married to his wife Courtney Holt. The couple started dating back in 2008. Now, they have beautiful three daughters (Jordynn, Jaeda, and Journey).
Apart from that, Jonathon also dated Briana Monique Mouttet back in 2012. From their relationship, they have one daughter (Brielle).
Now, he is again in a relationship with another girl.
Jonathon Simmons Net Worth
Jonathon Simmons estimated salary is around $5 million. He is a successful basketball player in the world.
Jonathon Simmons Social Media
Jonathon Simmons is also active on social media accounts. He has over 92.2k followers on his Instagram account and 30k followers on Twitter.