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Joe Dumars

Joe Dumars

Who is Joe Dumars?

Joe Dumars is a professional basketball player. Joe Dumars leads the National Basketball Association’s basketball department. In addition, he played for just one team throughout his international career. Dumars received numerous player accolades throughout his career.

In 1985, Dumars began his professional career. He played basketball for fourteen years before retiring in 1999.

In a similar vein, he was born in Louisiana’s Shreveport.

Early Life, Family, and Education

Joe Dumars was born to Joe Jr. and Ophelia Dumars on 24 May 1963, in Shreveport, Louisiana, in the United States.

The family of Dumars included six siblings at birth.

His siblings include David Dumars, Ronald Dumars, Daniel Dumars, Martha Dumars, Paul Dumars, and Mark Dumars.

Ophelia, his mother, worked as a custodian at Northwestern State College.

Similarly, Joe, his father, was a truck driver.

All of Dumars’ brothers were football fans when he was growing up, including his.

Natchitoches Central High School used to have them play from a defensive position.

Dumars began to become interested in basketball as time went on.

His father contributed as well by constructing a hoop in the backyard. Joe plays basketball in the backyard the majority of the time.

In addition, Natchitoches Central High School is where Dumars finished his high school education. Later, he received his degree from McNeese State.

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Net Worth & Property

Currently, Joe Dumars has a net worth of about $10 million.

The former player lives a luxurious life with his family.

Before, when he was playing for the Pistons, he also had a $20 million salary.

On the other hand, Dumars also leases a penthouse at Legacy Beverly Hills.

The penthouse has a couple of bedrooms and bathrooms with a private balcony.

According to the listing records, he charges $10k to $12k a month for a penthouse.

Facts of Joe Dumars

Full Name Joe Dumars III
Known As Joe Dumars
Birth Date 24 May 1963
Age 59 years old
Place of Birth Shreveport, Louisiana
Country United States
Profession Basketball Player
Horoscope Gemini
Nationality American
Father’s Name Joe Dumars Jr
Mother’s Name Ophelia Dumars
Siblings David Dumars, Ronald Dumars, Daniel Dumars, Martha Dumars, Paul Dumars, Mark Dumars
High School Natchitoches Central High School
College McNeese State University
Height 6 ft 3 in (approx 1.91 m)
Weight 88 kg (approx 195 lbs)
Body Type Athlete
Position Shooting Guard, Point Guard
Draft 1985
Marital Status Married
Spouse Debbie Dumars
Children Name Jordan Dumars, Aren Dumars
Net Worth $10 Million
Salary $20 Million
Active Years  14 Years
Social Media Not Available
Merch Card
Last Update July 2022

Career in College

A former professional athlete, Dumars began competing in college in 1981. He scored 25.8 points on average per game as a senior player.

He also graduated from college, moving up to become the NCAA’s 11th-leading scorer all-time. He dropped out of college in 1985 and began an international career.

Worldwide Career

Dumars was selected by the Detroit Pistons in the 18th round overall. In 1985, he began performing with Piston.

His decision to play his entire career for one squad solely was the most unexpected aspect of his performance.

As previously said, he played the guard position throughout his whole career.

He was a champion twice in the finals in 1989 and 1990.

In addition, Dumars was chosen as the tournament’s MVP later on. His tournament average in the 1989 championship was 27.3 points.

Coach Chuck Daly provided him with playing instructions. The NBA’s top defender was also referred to as Dumars.

Joe Dumars
Joe Dumars in a basketball match. Source: youtube

But sadly, his father passed suddenly in 1990, right before the championship game. However, the precise details of his father’s passing have not been made public.

Dumars, on the other side, has also garnered numerous honors. Additionally, he was the recipient of the NBA Sportsmanship Award for the season.

In addition, he participated in the 1994 FIBA World Championship while representing the US national team.

At the national competition, Dumars further took home the gold medal.

In total, Dumars finished his career with 16,401 points, 2,203 rebounds, and 4,612 assists.

After Career (Executive)

In 2001, Dumars took on the role of president of the Detroit Pistons after declaring his retirement as a player.

He was a candidate for Executive of the Year in 2002–2003.

In addition, Dumars guided his group to the 2004 NBA title. He quickly made history by being the first African American CEO to serve as NBA champion.

Six years in a row, his Pistons squad advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals.

Dumars announced his resignation from the executive position on April 14, 2014. He continued to serve as his team’s advisor, nevertheless. He served as his team’s president for 14 years.

The ex-executive guided his group to numerous championship finals. Dumars was appointed the Sacramento Kings’ special advisor on June 21, 2019.

In addition, Dumars is known as the interim executive vice president of basketball operations and chief strategy officer.

Interests in Business

Additionally, Dumars served as the CEO and President of Detroit Technologies, which was established in 1996 and operated for about ten years.

He decided to sell his automotive supply company after serving for ten years. As president of the basketball operations, he put more of an emphasis on basketball.

The Joe Fieldhouse was founded by Dumars, who is also its owner. It was a Shelby Township indoor sports and entertainment complex.

But regrettably, Shelby Township was forced to close permanently in August 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

He is currently the president of the basketball division of Independent Sports & Entertainment. In August 2017, Dumars launched his sports business.


In 1989, Joe Dumars got married to his wife Debbie Dumars.

The Dumars exchanged vows in front of their close friends and family only.

According to some reports, it was found that the couple dated for some years before getting married.

The couple is gifted with a son and a daughter.

On February 25, 1991, the couple gave birth to their son Jordan Dumars.

After two years, in 1993, the second child Aren Dumars was born.

His son Jordan Dumar is also a professional basketball player by profession, whereas Aren Dumars is studying the law. Besides this, other information is still undercover.

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Age, Height & Weight

Currently, Joe Dumars is 59 years old.

Like other players, Dumars also stands tall at 6 feet 3 inches (approx 1.91 m).

Besides that, he is also a player who likes to eat time and again.

Now his body weighs around 88 kg (approx 195 lbs).