Jason Kidd's salary: How much does the Dallas Mavericks head coach take home?

Jason Kidd's salary: How much does the Dallas Mavericks head coach take home?

Steve Njuguna
updated at July 30, 2023 at 11:52 AM

Jason Kidd is an American basketball coach and former player. He is the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks NBA franchise. Today, we discuss Jason Kidd's salary and other details about his incredible playing and coaching career.

Jason Kidd
Jason Kidd urges his Dallas team on during a game in 2022. Photo by Steph Chambers
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Kidd has been in NBA circles since being drafted as a player in 1994. He enjoyed a 19-year playing career and immediately transitioned into coaching upon his retirement in 2013.

Jason Kidd's summary


Jason Frederick Kidd

Date of birth

March 23, 1973

Place of birth

San Francisco, California

Height in feet

6 ft 4

Height in centimetres

193 cm

Weight in pounds

210 lb

Weight in kilograms

95 kgs

High school

St Joseph Notre Dame


University of California

NBA playing career


Playing position


NBA teams played for

Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns,New Jersey Nets, New York Knicks

Coaching career


NBA teams coached

Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks, LA Lakers, Dallas Mavericks

Net worth

85 million

Jason Kidd’s family

Kidd was born in California on March 23rd 1973. His father is of African-American descent, and his mother is Irish-American. Jason has eight children, including three with his ex-wife Journana. His children's names are Chance,Trey Jason, Noah Grace, Cooper Anne, Jason Alexander Kidd Jr. and Cheyenne.

Jason Kidd's Education

Kidd started his basketball career at Notre Fame High School, leading the team to several state championships, winning the Naismith award for the best high school player. He then joined the University of California, Berkeley, where he led the NCAA in assists in his two seasons before declaring for the 1994 NBA draft. For his exploits in college, he was nominated to the California Athletics Hall of Fame in 2017.

Jason Kidd's divorce

Kidd had a heavily publicised divorce from his first wife, Journana, in 2007. The couple had been in the news before with allegations of domestic abuse against Kidd. The matter was settled privately for an undisclosed amount. Kidd married his second wife, Porshia Coleman, in 2011.

Jason Kidd’s son

Kidd has several sons, but his most famous is Trey Jason Kidd. Trey played basketball at the University of California but branched off to the social media and influencing space.

Jason Kidd's playing career

Jason was drafted 2nd overall in 1994 by the Dallas Mavericks in 1994 and instantly made an impact as an elite point guard, winning rookie of the year. He moved to Phoenix in 1995 and stayed there until 2001 before joining the New Jersey Nets and reached two consecutive NBA finals, losing to the Lakers and the Spurs, respectively. He returned to Dallas in 2008, finally winning an NBA championship with the team in 2011. He played his last season of professional basketball in the 2012/13 season with the New York Knicks.

Jason Kidd's managerial career

Jason started his coaching career with the Brooklyn Nets in 2013, and in his first season, he made the second round of the playoffs. He was hired by the Milwaukee Bucks, where he stayed for four seasons. He joined the LA Lakers as an assistant coach, winning the 2020 NBA championship in the bubble. He joined the Dallas Mavericks as head coach in 2021, leading the team to the Western Conference finals in 2022.

Jason Kidd and LA Lakers players
Former Lakers coaching duo of Frank Vogel and Jason Kidd (first and second from left) instruct Anthony Davis (3) and Lebron James (23) during a game in 2021. Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE
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Jason Kidd's salary

According to Wolfgang Sport, Jason Kidd is paid an annual salary of $8.5 million. Jason Kidd's salary as an assistant coach with the Lakers is not clear.

Jason Kidd's career earnings

Over his 19-year NBA career as a player, Kidd made over $187 million in wages. Jason Kidd's salary history as a coach is less clear though he currently earns in excess of $8 million a year in Dallas.

Jason Kidd’s Net Worth

According to Celebritynetworth.com, Jason is worth at least $85 million. This comes from his playing career earnings, his commercial endorsements and his earnings from his coaching career.

Jason had an elite playing career in the NBA and has shown real glimpses of greatness in his coaching career so far. It is little wonder that Jason Kidd commands such a hefty salary as coach of the Dallas Mavericks.

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Steve Njuguna is a media professional with close to a decade of experience in the sports media industry. He has previously worked as a sports journalist with Bamba Sports TV, Vybez Radio and The Nairobian newspaper.