Jason Kidd Celebrity Watchlist

Fast Facts

  • Chose to attend University of California, Berkley instead of Kansas so his parents could see him play basketball.
  • Selected No. 2 in the 1994 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks and went on to share Rookie of the Year honors with Grant Hill.
  • Named an all-star 10 times during his 19-year career.
  • Was part of the U.S. Olympic teams that won the gold medal in both 2000 and 2008.
  • A week after retiring in 2013 from the New York Knicks, he was named the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, a franchise for which he spent parts of seven seasons as a player.
  • His No. 5 is retired at Cal.


  • Miah Kidd — Daughter
  • Jason Kidd Jr. — Son
  • Porschla Coleman Kidd — Wife
  • Joumana Kidd — Ex-wife
  • Jazelle Kidd — Daughter
  • Steve Kidd — Father
  • Anne Kidd — Mother
  • Noah Grace Kidd — Daughter
  • Trey Jason Kidd — Son
  • Chance Kidd — Son


  • Attended University of California, Berkeley, Berkley, California, United States


  • Birth Name: Jason Frederick Kidd
  • Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
  • Profession: NBA coach, Former NBA player

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