Jonathon Simmons is an American professional basketball player. Currently, he plays for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association. Previously, he played for the University of Houston.
Early Life, Childhood and Education
Simmons was born in Houston, Texas on September 14, 1989, to parents Michael and LaTonya Simmons. Additionally, he has a younger brother and two sisters. He became interested in the world of basketball since his childhood years.
He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to African-American ethnic background. Talking about his education, Simmons attended M. B. Smiley High School of Houston.
He also attended Paris Junior College and Midland College. Eventually, he later played college basketball for the University of Houston.
Career, Salary and Net Worth
Simmons initially went undrafted in the 2012 NBA draft. He was selected in the first round of American Basketball League in January 2013. Later, he tried out for the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League in September 2013.
Additionally, he was named in the Brooklyn Nets’ Summer League on June 29, 2015. From 2015 to 2017, he played for San Antonio Spurs.Simmons signed a three-year deal with $20 million contracts with the Orlando Magic on July 15, 2017.
He scored a career-high 29 points on December 9, 2017, in a 117–110 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Additionally, he scored 22 of his career-high 34 points on February 6, 2018, in the third quarter of the game of the Magic’s 116–98 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Simmons had a salary of 874,636 USD in 2016. Additionally, he has an estimated net worth of $ 1o million.
Rumors and Controversy
Simmons has not been part of any notable controversies in his career. Furthermore, at present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.
Talking about his body measurement, Simmons has a height of 1.98 m. Additionally, he weighs around 88 kg. Furthermore, his hair color is black and eye color is dark brown.
Simmons is active over the social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 33k followers on Twitter.
In addition, he has more than 125k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 2k followers.