Walter Jordan - Updated Dec 2023

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Walter Jordan

Walter Jordan is a retired basketball player from the United States. Walter Jordan played from the small forward position in the NBA, Spain, and the Continental Basketball Association in his 8-year professional career.

Early Life

Born as Walter Lee Jordan, better known as Walter Jordan was born on the 19th of February 1956, in Perry, Alabama, the United States of America. According to his date of birth, he is currently 67 years old and has a birth sign of Pisces. He currently resides in Atlanta. Similarly, he belongs to the African-American ethnicity and his religious belief is still unclear at the moment.

Details regarding his family including her father, mother, and siblings haven’t been disclosed yet by him. However, he has had an interest in basketball from an early age. May in the coming days, he might reveal his family member in front of the media and the public.

College Career

In terms of his academic qualification, he went to Northrop High School, in (Fort Wayne, Indiana), to the single-class 1974 Indiana state basketball championship, coached by Robert Dille. After this, he went to Purdue University from 1974 until 1978. During this time, this player was a two-time team MVP, three-time All-Big Ten, and two-time 1st Team All-big Ten.

Similarly, this player was also a member of the gold medal-winning world university games team along with Larry Bird, Sidney Moncrief, Darrell Griffith, Dave Corzine, Calvin Natt, and Freeman Williams in 1977.

Professional Career

After his successful college career, Walter Jordan went on to the 1978 NBA Draft. Moreover, he was picked by the NBA club New Jersey Nets in round 4 as the 84th pick of the season.

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Caption: Walter Jordan in a basketball match (Source: Purdue)

Walter Jordan also spent two seasons in the Spanish League, four seasons in the Continental Basketball Association, and one season in the World Basketball Association. From 1980 to 1981, he played for the Cleveland Cavaliers alongside Randy Smith. He was the executive director/coach of Team Impact, Inc., an amateur youth basketball program, at the time.

In his short playing career in his 8-year professional career, he has played in NBA, Spain, and the Continental Basketball Association.


However, as a former basketball player, he did not earn any kind of awards or recognition. Despite it, he has made an impact and is one of the most well-respect basketball players in his career.

Walter Jordan – Net Worth 2023

According to other online sources in 2023, his net worth is estimated at $1 million- $5 million during his professional basketball career. However, his exact salary and other earnings are still unknown at the moment.

Relationship Status

On the 14th of February 2021, on Valentine’s Day, Walter Jordan married Monique Coleman. According to the source, their wedding takes place in a remote location in the Thailand of Koh Samui. Professionally, his wife is an actress, dancer, and singer.

There was a rumor that the couple was expecting a child after Monique was seen tossing a glass full of water with wine several times. Because it is said that alcohol can cause complications during pregnancy. However, the news vanished after a month.

He has not been involved in any rumors or scandals that have made headlines in the media. Moreover, he avoids such controversy and the media which can affect his personal and professional career.

Walter Jordan – Body Measurements

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Caption: Walter Jordan attending a talk show (Source: The Journal Gazette)

This former basketball player stands 6 feet 7 inches tall (2.01 m) and weighs around 90 kg (198 lbs). In addition, he has curly black hair with black color pair of eyes color. Meanwhile, there is no other information available regarding his other body measurements.

Social Media

This man is currently not active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.