Tammy Jessop (Jerry Sloan’s Wife) Bio, Age, Husband(Dead) and Children

Tammy Jessop (Jerry Sloan's Wife)
Tammy Jessop (Jerry Sloan’s Wife)

Tammy Jessop Bio|Wiki

This is what you need to know about Tammy Jessop, an American businesswoman well known for being the current and second and current wife of Jerry Sloan, an American former NBA player, and head coach. Jerry Sloan was a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Jerry Sloan Passed on after a battle with Parkinson’s disease and dementia. Jerry is survived by his wife and three biological children namely, Brian Sloan, Holly Sloan Wood, and Holly Sloan Parish. 

Jerry Sloan Death

Jerry Sloan who was a former player for the Chicago Bulls and coach of the Utah Jazz passed away on Friday 22 of May 2020 at the age of 78. Sloan died from complications from Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia, which he had revealed diagnoses for in April 2016.

Utah Jazz expressed their loss through a post which read; “Jerry Sloan will always be synonymous with the Utah Jazz. He will forever be a part of the Utah Jazz organization and we join his family, friends, and fans in mourning his loss,” the team said in a statement. “We are so thankful for what he accomplished here in Utah and the decades of dedication, loyalty, and tenacity he brought to our franchise.

“… Like [John] Stockton and [Karl] Malone as players, Jerry Sloan epitomized the organization. He will be greatly missed. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his wife, Tammy, the entire Sloan family, and all who knew and loved him.”

Tammy Jessop Age

Details about Jessop’s date of birth are not known, however, her husband Jerry Sloan passed away at the age of 78.

Tammy Jessop Marriage

Jessop was married to Jerry Sloan since 2006, in an intimate ceremony that took place in Salt Lake Valley. Even a few people from the Jazz were aware of the wedding and also Sloan’s grown children did not attend the small function.

The duo met in 2005. At the time, Tammy already had a nine-year-old son named Rhett. The duo dated for a short period of time and engaged near the end of the last Jazz season. Tammy has said that Jerry adores her son Rhett.

Tammy Jessop Kids

Tammy has a son from her past affairs. However, she has not revealed any information about her ex-partner or the father of her son. On the other hand, Sloan was married to his high-school sweetheart, Bobbye, who died in 2004 due to pancreatic cancer. The couple shared three children Brian Sloan, Holly Sloan Wood, and Holly Sloan Parish.

Tammy Jessop Net Worth

Tammy Jessop and her husband Jerry Sloan have an estimated net worth of $3 million U.S dollars.

Who is Jerry Sloan?

Jerry Sloan was born as Gerald Eugene Sloan on March 28, 1942. He is a former American National Basketball Association (NBA) player and head coach, and a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.] NBA commissioner David Stern referred to Sloan as “one of the greatest and most respected coaches in NBA history”. Sloan had a career regular-season win-loss record of 1,223–803, placing him third all-time in NBA wins at the time he retired.

Sloan has a record of being the fifth coach in NBA history to reach 1,000 victories and is one of two coaches in NBA history to record 1,000 wins with one club (the Utah Jazz). He also holds a record of being the longest coach to coach one team than anyone in NBA history. The 2009–10 season was his 22nd season (and 21st full season) as coach of the Jazz.

Sloan coached the Jazz to 15 consecutive playoff appearances from 1989 to 2003. Although he never won a Coach of the Year award, he is one of only four coaches in NBA history with 15-plus consecutive seasons with a winning record (Gregg Popovich, Pat Riley, and Phil Jackson are the others). He led Utah to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998 but lost to the Chicago Bulls both times.