John Salley is not a new name in NBA history. He is the player who is able to sustain his career as both player and talk show host. Born in Brooklyn, he is also named as professional basketball player of the US before retirement. Although he is retired, he currently works as a TV host for different programs.

The man who started the journey as a player and ended up as TV personality gives an idea of how much he earns. Obviously, it will be higher than that of others. Therefore, in this column today, we will be discussing John Salley, his net worth and salary along with his income sources and career.

John Salley: Net Worth and Salary

As of 2018, John Salley has an estimated net worth of $6 million. His major source of income is his TV career from where he received a huge salary. He might also collect an amazing income from his playing career.

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Salley is a vegan which keeps him healthy. Much of his earnings go to health campaigns that he organizes and he earns from being a health coach. Here you can see in his Instagram post how he loves vegan food.

Talking about his income sources and salary, from the Greek Basket League, he was able to earn around €300,000. Solely from his basketball career, he is able to increase his net worth two times fold. When his net worth from Talk Host and Basketball combined, we estimate his net worth to be $16 million as of 2017.


As of 2022, John salley has been able to maintain his net worth or even raise to a little. As some sources claim that he has an eatimated net worth of $17 million.

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Most of his net worth goes into health campaigns and for luxurious items. With his earnings, he is living blissfully with his wife Natasha Duff and children.

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Besides, Salley owns a house in Los Angeles. The star is also involving in several charity works. He participated in the movement for change charity. Check this video:

John Salley’s Career as Basketball Player

John Thomas Salley, 57, began his career as a Basketball player from the year 1986 when he participated NBA draft from Detroit Pistons. After playing two championships, he was traded to Toronto Raptors in the year 1992.

John Salley playing basketball
John Salley playing basketball

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Later, he was offered to be on Chicago Bulls team where he made a world record of 72-wins. In Chicago Bulls, his playing mates were Michael Jordan, Toni Kukoc and Scottie Pippen. He played for Panathinaikos after retiring from playing NBA in the year 1992.

John Salley’s Career as Actor and TV Personality

If you have watched Bad Boys, I would ask you to watch it again; coz the man in the house is John. He used to work for comedy clubs, but how did he end up in acting for the movie? Its because he had a friend, Eddie Murphy on same industry.

For the movies Bad Boys and its second part, he portrayed the role of a computer geek. And for the movie named Eddie, he portrayed himself as a basketball player. His career stepped into music video too. He worked for ‘Take You Out.’ The TV series and sitcoms he worked for are Noah’s Arc, Fast Cars and Superstars, He’s a Lady and more.

As of 2018, he appeared in the Netflix’s original movie, Nappily Ever After starring Sanaa Lathan.