Popular as a noted basketball player, Jason Maxiell is quite popular on TV and social media. Not owing any to any social platforms for his fame, he is also one of the most popular basketball players on the Detroit Pistons Team. Very less is known about his lifestyle, family since he likes to keep his personal and family information away from the common social light. He is also said to have been into the basketball game right after he got off his college and immediately joined the team. Let us get to know a lot more about Jason Maxiell from down below.
Early Life and Family
He was born in the year 1983, on the 18th of February, in Chicago, Illinois in the united states of America. His nationality is American and his zodiac or star sign is Aquarius. Jason Maxiell also belongs to the African-American ethnic groups and has similar origins. He is a dweller of both Chicago and Dallas, where he spent his young years. Jason Maxiell also got into basketball at a very early age and wanted to pursue a career in it. That’s all about his early life.
Educational life and early career
He studied in the Newman Smith High School and was quite popular there due to his involvement with basketball. Jason was a very good player in it. After graduation, he went to the University of Cincinnati and got his graduation in 2005. However, his prime career option was none other than basketball and Jason Maxiell had already aced it right. In his early career, he already got into the Detroit Pistons for playing basketball professionally.
Jason Maxiell is a professional basketball player in the Detroit Pistons with a great Track record. Even during his college time, he already got a rank of 18th among all high-class players in the entire country. He got 3 years of contract with the team, and with his exceptional performance, Jason Maxiell nailed a $20M contract again. His 3 years agreement turned into 4 years directly. He has played for Charlotte Hornets in 2014 for one year. Jason Maxiell has played for a lot of other teams, in consecutive years. However, he came back to Detroit Pistons, from where he retired in 2017.
In June 2016, Jason switched to play in the Filipino team Tropang TNT, but he was not eligible to play for them because he was too tall, and the max height limit for the team members is 6 feet 5 inches, but Jason was 6 feet 6 inches at the time. At the beginning of the 2017 season, he played in the Turkish team Acibadem Universitesi, but he played with them till August. Then he signed a contract with Detroit Pistons, but later he decided to end his career in basketball. He officially retired from basketball in the same month he signed a contract with the Detroit team.
Social media handles
Jason Maxiell is not that of a fan of social media, but his son is present on Instagram and Twitter too.
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Personal life and relationships
He is married to the beautiful Brandi Maxiell today and also has a son named Jason Maxiell II. Brandi initially had cancer before she got married. She recovered at a good rate and Jason was with her the entire time. They tied the knot in 2010.
Jason and his wife first met while both were studying at Smith High School and in a short time, they started to date. After graduating from high school, they parted ways, but later, they studied at the same university for their college education. After many years of dating, they both tied the knot in 2010. In 2007, Brandi had ovarian cancer. Then she underwent chemotherapy, and because of that, she shaved her entire head. Jason always supports her, even shaving his head to make his wife feel better. After that, Jason started to raise awareness about cancer. After one year of struggles, Brandi has announced that she is cancer-free. Two years later, Jason and Brandi welcomed their son, Jason Maxell II. Then the couple faced problems in their married life, so they agreed to appear in the TV show Iyanla: Fix My Life on September 8, 2018; the show helped them solve their problems.
Rumors and controversies, if any
Jason has been rumored to be abusive towards his wife Brandi, which once got into the TV. Provided that they have sorted their problems out, Jason Maxiell is not in any other rumors or controversies at all.
The net worth of Jason Maxiell in 2021
The net worth of Jason Maxiell in 2021 is said to be over $8M.
Hobbies and interests of Jason Maxiell
Jason used to spend more of his free time playing basketball, but still, he has many other to do in his free time. Besides basketball, he has been interested in many other sports, and from a young age, he played football and developed his skills in baseball. Even after retiring from basketball, Jason will exercise daily because it has become a habit, and he doesn’t want to change it in his life. He used to spend more of his free time with his son Jason Maxiell II. From childhood, Jason taught him baseball and football, and now his son is also a football player. After retiring from basketball, he has become a fan of the film industry, and he will use to watch more films and television series in his free time. His favorite films are Avengers and Iron Man, and his favorite TV series is Two and a Half Men. Jason used to travel a lot with his family, and he has traveled to many countries so far; his favorite country is London.
The Body Measurements of Jason Maxiell
Jason Maxiell will stand 6 feet 7 in height and weigh 112 kg. There is no information about his chest, waist, and biceps sizes. His hair color is black, and his eye color is dark brown. There is no information about Jason’s shoe and dress size.