Jon Horst, Age, Wife, Daughter, Milwakee, Salary, Net Worth, Contract

Jon Horst Bio

Jon Horst[Jonathan Randall Horst] was born on April 16, 1983. Is an American basketball general manager for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).Appointed on June 16, 2017. Previously he held the position of Director of Basketball Operations for the Bucks from April 2008 to June 2017.

From August 2007 to April 2008 he was the Manager of Basketball Operations for the Detroit Pistons.
While a player on the Rochester College basketball team. Horst won back to back the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Championships in 2004 and 2005.

Jon Horst Age And Early Life

Jonathan is 36 years old as of 2019. He was born and also raised in Sandusky, Mich. [ closer to the U.S.A-Canada border]. Horst’s passion for basketball began at a tender age.  In third grade, he started to get serious about basketball and told his mom that one day he wanted to play in the NBA. He spent hours upon hours outside working on his game.

He attended Sandusky High school. Horst a lefty guard, was an unselfish team player and a hard worker in Highschool. Jon later enrolled at Rochester College. Horst started on the freshman team before playing three years with the varsity. He was part of Rochester’s back-to-back the United States Collegiate Athletic Association national championship in 2004 and 2005. As a senior in 2005-’06, Horst became the team’s leader. He graduated in 2006.

Jon Horst Career

Jon Horst currently a general manager for an NBA team. Prior to his promotion to General Manager, Jon Horst was instrumental in personnel evaluation, salary cap management, and contract negotiations. The Milwaukee boss career path dates back to 2006 after his graduation. Jon together with Joe Dumars and John Hammond worked with  Detroit Pistons. He worked there for over two years for free. To make ends meet Jon held down a series of jobs. Has worked nights at FedEx, did a setup for Bed, Bath & Beyond and shoveled snow. Moreover, he also did odd jobs for the mobile home park where he lived.

Jon Horst
Jon Horst

He even hustled when it came to his residence, getting his trailer — an old trailer in bad shape — for free.fixing it up and renting out space.”He drove trucks, he ran water lines, he did plumbing underneath trailers. Also, Jon cleaned sewage lines.

In April 2008, Hammond was hired as the general manager of the Bucks. He brought Weltman with him as his assistant GM and wanted to bring Horst, too. The problem was, Dumars didn’t want to let him go. Jon made the tough choice to leave the Pistons[  a dream place to work for a Michigan kid]  to go to Milwaukee as the Bucks’ director of basketball operations. In a move that was announced about a month after Hammond was hired.

In three months Weltman became the president of basketball operations for the Orlando Magic. Weltman hired Hammond, who had to leave the Bucks to be the Magic’s general manager. After a long week search, with a half-dozen candidates receiving interviews before Milwaukee’s ownership. They settled on him as the next general manager of the Bucks.

Jon Horst Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks notable turnaround to the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, is credited to general manager Horst. He is named among faces and factors that have contributed to the Bucks resurrection. Jon’s attention to detail has become legendary in Milwaukee.

Last summer, he hired Mike Budenholzer as a coach. Then added players — Brook Lopez, Ersan Ilyasova, and Pat Connaughton. To thrive in Budenholzer’s system and complement both, and Khris Middleton. He brought in sharpshooter Nikola Mirotic at the trade deadline.

Also quietly he extended point guard Eric Bledsoe’s contract. Milwaukee won 60 games. And no other team, not even the two-time reigning champion Golden State Warriors, dominated opponents like the Bucks. They won a league-best 45 games by 10 or more points. The franchise has its sights set on its first conference title since 1974 and its first NBA championship since 1971.
Jon Horst salary

Jon Horst Contract

The Milwaukee Bucks signed a multi-year contract extension to General Manager Jon Horst. The Bucks produced a 104-60 (.634) record in two seasons under his management, recruited Mike Budenholzer as head coach and placed the squad for long-term achievement. The Bucks accomplished a league-best 60-22 mark (.732) this previous season – the Bucks ‘ first 60-win season since the 1980-81 campaign

Consequently for the first moment since 2001 progressed past the Playoffs ‘ first round.”Jon’s powerful management and skillful decision-making skills were instrumental as we continue to construct the Bucks into a championship-caliber organization,” said Wes Edens, Marc Lasry, and Jamie Dinan, owners of Bucks.

“He and Head Coach Mike Budenholzer introduced intelligent procedures to our basketball activities. And President Peter Feigin, Jon has done an amazing job linking our organization’s basketball and company sides. We’re enthusiastic about our team’s future and we’re confident that Jon will lead us to the top stage.

“I’m thankful to our ownership group for their continued trust and confidence in me,” Horst said. “Wes, Marc, and Jamie have been resolute in their commitment to building a championship-caliber team, providing the necessary tools and resources, and I look forward to continuing to execute their vision.

I am thankful for the relationship I have with Coach Bud and Peter and I would like to thank my hard-working employees, particularly Milt Newton, for their commitment and help in developing a team at the championship level.”Last but not least, I would like to thank our great players for their exceptional efforts.

Giannis, Khris, Brook, Malcolm, and Eric had amazing seasons and our’ Bench Mob’ was great throughout the season. All our players brought so much enthusiasm to the field and I thank each one of them for contributing to our achievement and embracing our excellent fans and town.

Jon Horst NBA Awards

Giannis Antetokounmpo was a shoo-in for MVP, and Mike Budenholzer was the favorite for Coach of the Year, and Jon Horst finished the triad of Milwaukee Bucks by bringing home the Year’s Executive at the NBA Awards last night. Milwaukee Bucks General Manager Jon Horst was named NBA Executive of the Year on 24 June 2019. Horst is only the second Bucks history general manager to win the prize.

“We congratulate Jon on this well-deserved prize,” said Wes Edens, Marc Lasry, and Jamie Dinan, holders of Bucks. “Jon played an instrumental part in developing the Bucks into a championship-caliber organization and we are delighted that his fellow team leaders throughout the league are recognizing his excellent job.”

Horst hired Mike Budenholzer in his second season as the Bucks ‘ general manager, who tonight was named the NBA’s Coach of the Year and assembled a team that went on to have the NBA’s best record at 60-22. Milwaukee was the top scoring team in the NBA in 2018-19 and finished the regular season with a top-five offense and defense. The Bucks also advanced past the First Round of the playoffs, and made it to the Eastern Conference Finals, for the first time since 2001.

Jon Horst Family

The name of Horst’s father is  Randall [ who works at a small commercial bank]. And his mother is  Kathleen Horst[a middle school language arts and history teacher]. Jon is the second born, has three siblings namely: The oldest is Jennifer followed by Jon then Joshua and Justin, who are both police officers.

Jon Horst Wife

Horst is a married man. He is the husband of Mia and they have two children together, Sophie and Zeke. Jon’s family attended the all-star break this past February.

Jon Horst Net Worth

Not much information about Jons’ net worth or monthly income. Player salaries tend to range between a couple of thousand dollars and tens of millions of dollars per year. This depends on a number of factors. Although on average, NBA players make a salary of about $2 million, some with D-league crossover contracts are paid as little as $50,000.

The salary cap for National Basketball Association players is estimated to be around $100 million. Nevertheless, as of today, nobody makes anywhere near that much money. The top players in the NBA earn close to $35 million. Outside of the National Basketball Association, yearly earnings can dip below $20,000 annually for minor league teams.