Gerald Wilkins Net Worth And Wealth

Gerald Wilkins is best known for his performances at the NBA Team “New York Knicks” as a shooting guard and small forward. If you don’t know? He is a retired American basketball player, who is the younger brother of ex-NBA star Dominique Wilkins. Gerald Wilkins net worth is estimated to be at $11 million as of 2022.

During college, he played at “The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga” and “Moberly Area Community College” as an amateur basketball player.

Full NameGerald Bernard Wilkins
Net Worth$11 million
Birth DateSeptember 11, 1963
Birth PlaceAtlanta, Georgia
ProfessionEx-NBA Player
Relationship StatusMarried

Early Life and Education

Gerald Wilkins, full name Gerald Bernard Wilkins was born on September 11, 1963. His father was an airman with the US Airforce and his mother was a housewife. As a kid, Gerald and his family moved to Dallas then Baltimore, and eventually settled in Washington, North Carolina.

Despite his passion for basketball, Gerald knew the value of education and attended “Benjamin Elijah Mays High School” in Atlanta, Georgia. 

After graduating from high school, the basketball player joined “Moberly Area Community College” to further complete his education. Soon after graduating from the “University of Tennessee in Chattanooga”, he was drafted by the NBA in 1985.

Gerald Wilkins Career

As for Gerald Wilkins’s career, he had been being drafted by a number of clubs including the “New York Knickers”, “Vancouver Grizzlies”, and “Cleveland Cavaliers” but was unable to play most of the matches due to injuries.

He didn’t even play a single match in the 1994–95 season, and only played 28 NBA games with the “Vancouver Grizzlies” in the entire 1995-96 season.

He was a free agent after the 1996 NBA season, “Orlando Magic” singed him as the sixth man and later gave Gerald a contract worth $300,000 in 1997.

In 1999, Gerald renewed his contract with “Orlando Magic” for another three-year deal worth $7 million, which was his last contract before he retired in the same year.

Gerald also took part in the “NBA Slam Dunk” competition in the years 1986 and 1987. He performed very well and got 4th position in 1986 and tied for 7th in 1987

Do you know? Gerald Wilkins is the biological brother of Dominique Wilkins an ex-small forward for Atlanta Hawks. Both brothers played for “Orlando Magic” in the 1999 season of the NBA.

Personal Life: Kids and Wife

Gerald Wilkins is the father of three children from his marriage with a woman named Vita. Damien Wilkins, their son, is an ex-basketball player who played his last season with “Greensboro Swarm” in 2018.

Jasmyn Wilkins, their daughter, was awarded “Miss Georgia” in 2012 and placed fourth at the “Miss USA” competition the same year. Holli, their youngest daughter, is a member of the “Furman Paladins women’s basketball”.

Gerald Wilkins Net Worth

Being a professional basketball veteran for about 13 years, Gerald Wilkins net worth is set to be at $11 million in 2022.

Most of Gerald’s fortune is built by playing in the US elite basketball competition “NBA” for various teams. The athlete made money from match fees when he played. He has also signed profitable contracts with a number of top-tier basketball teams.

A good chunk of Gerald’s wealth is from brand endorsements and sponsorships as well.

He also makes money through TV and media appearances. His other sources of income are magazine photoshoots and newspaper interviews.

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