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Who is Jeff Hornacek?
Jeff Hornacek is a former American NBA player and professional coach. He played for some of the well-recognized team including the Philadelphia 76ers. He was also the official coach for the New York Knicks.
Hornacek was born on May 3, 1963, in Elmhurst, Illinois. He holds an American nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. Hornacek has not yet disclosed about his parent. Concerning his education, he attended Lyons Township High School. His father was a high school basketball coach.
Jeff later enrolled at Iowa State University. He started his career playing as a shooting guard for Pheonix Suns. He got into prominence after hitting a 26-foot jumper buzzer, giving ISU its first NCAA tournament victory.
At the beginning of his professional career, Hornacek was selected with the 22nd overall pick in the second round of the 1986 NBA draft. From 1991 to 1993, Hornacek was assigned as a point guard in the Philadelphia 76ers. Further, he was traded to Utah Jazz. After 1999-2000 season, Jeff retired from the 14 years NBA career.
Hornacek started his coaching career from 2007. On 2013, he was named as the head coach for the Pheonix 76ers. Likewise, he won the NBA Coach of the Month Award in December 2013. He joined as a head coach for the New York Knicks in 2016, nevertheless, he was fired on April 12, 2018, after a 29-53 season.
Jeff Hornacek's Personal Life
Hornacek comes from a Czech descent. He is married man. His wife name is Stacy Hornacek. From their marriage, the couple has three adult children Ryan Hornacek who works for Google in Chicago, Tyler Hornacek who is an account executive and Abby Hornacek who is a sportscaster for Fox Nation. She was the third runner up for the Miss Arizona 2014.
Jeff first met his wife when they were together at Iowa State University. While at college, Jeff asked Stacy for a date but Stacy refused it because she had something else to go for. Although Jeff tried his best, she refused him.
The next day, while she returned to her room after her lunch, Jeff sat patiently in front of the doorway. He proposed her for going out that day which Stacy found charming and dorky.
Since then, the couple is happily together. There is no news and rumor about separation or having extramarital affairs. The married couple is going stronger day by day and seems their marital bond will never break.
Jeff Hornacek's Body Measurements (Height, Weight)
Jeff has a muscular body. His height is over 6 feet and weight equivalent to it. He possesses black hair and his eye color is brown. He is very much conscious regarding health and body structure.
Jeff Hornacek's Net worth & Salary
Jeff earns a good income as a basketball coach. His net worth is estimated to be over $16 million. As a coach, he garners a base payroll in millions. Further, he also earns a handsome remuneration from endorsements.
Jeff lives an affluent lifestyle. He keeps traveling with his children to many places. He spends quite a cash to maintain a luxurious lifestyle along with his family. He owns a multi-million villa at his home town.
Jeff Hornacek on Social Media
Jeff is active in his social media profile but has kept his social media private. He has also kept his Instagram page private. However, he is seen in his daughter Abby's profile. Although the account is private, he has gained much fame as Kent Bazemore on social networking sites.