Shawn Marion is an American professional basketball player, he has a net worth of $80 million. Shawn Marion has earned his net worth from his current position as a member of the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. He was born on May 7, 1978 in Waukegan, Illinois; he attended Clarksville High School in Clarksville, Tennessee where he was a member of the basketball team alongside future NBA player Trenton Hassell of the New Jersey Nets. Marion went on to play collegiate basketball at a junior college in Indiana, called Vincennes University. He attended Vincennes for two years and then in 1998 transferred to the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, also that same year he was the winner of the 1998 NJCAA Male Student Athlete of the Year. Marion was drafted in 1999 by the Phoenix Suns; he was the ninth overall pick. He continued to play for the Suns until mid-season 2007-2008 when he was traded to the Miami Heat. Marion who was nicknamed "The Matrix" by TNT analyst Kenny Smith joined the Toronto Raptors for the 2008-2009 seasons. He then joined the Dallas Mavericks in 2009 and in June 2011, when the Mavericks won the NBA Championship, Marion was the team's starting small forward.